Tailoring is a special type of clothing construction. It uses construction techniques to build and mold permanent shape into a garment, reduces bulk and defines edges. It requires patience, accuracy, and attention to detail to make a garment that will hold its shape through repeated wearing and cleaning. If you think you’re ready to start tailoring, this manual is a must! It covers everything from fabric and pattern selection to standards and terms. This manual also has a self-grading sheet, cost comparison form and tailoring construction skills checklist.