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The Shirtmaking Workbook


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DAVID PAGE COFFIN, a former editor at Threads magazine, is the author of Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing (Taunton Press, 1998) and Making Trousers for Men and Women (CPi, 2009). He has conducted sewing and tailoring workshops throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. David's videos have been broadcast on and have received great reviews on,, and other sewing sites. David hosts and He lives with his wife, Ellen, in Brookings, Oregon.


" immersion course in design, with a particularly in-depth look at collars...David doesn't tell you how to sew a shirt from start to finish; you can buy a pattern to do that. But if you start with a pattern and apply his design inspirations, you'll soon be a shirt geek, too." - American Sewing Guild Notions magazine

" the online sewing world, sometimes it feels like there's a scarcity of books that aren't aimed at beginners, so it was really refreshing to find a book that...would be inspiring to newbies and advanced sewers alike (and super inspiring to shirt geeks like me)!" - Sonja of

"The Shirtmaking Workbook by David Page Coffin (Creative Publishing international, 2015) is a 176-page guide to constructing distinctive men's and women's shirts, from classic workaday to runway-worthy options." - Threads magazine

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