[Softcover, 176 pages with included pattern pack] The Act of Sewing: How to Make and Modify Clothes to Wear Every Day by Sonya Philip. Express your personal style and make clothes that are comfortable for you and your body! Pattern designer, teacher, and creator of 100 Acts of Sewing Sonya Philip welcomes you to dive into the beauty and versatility of a handmade wardrobe. Whether you begin with the introduction to basic sewing tools and techniques, get inspired by Sonya’s personal sewing philosophy, or jump right in to making one of the four garments included here, The Act of Sewing is for makers of all skill levels. Each pattern comes in sizes ranging from XS to 5X, making this book accessible for all body types. While lovely on their own, the patterns are infinitely adaptable; you as the maker get to design and decide. With step-by-step instructions for altering and customizing garments from the neckline to the shoulders, sleeves, pockets, and hems, both beginning and seasoned garment makers can enjoy complete freedom to mix and match elements and build a uniquely curated closet.