Adele Margolis


Adele P. Margolis was a nationally acclaimed sewing expert. She attended the Anne Burrows School of Design and received her art training at the Graphic Sketch Club and the Barnes Foundation. Mrs. Margolis was a dressmaker, tailor, and patternmaker, and taught all of these skills at her own shop and at adult education centers. She is the author of The Dressmaking Book, How to Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter, How to Design Your Own Dress Patterns, The Encyclopedia of Sewing, The Complete Book of Tailoring, and Fashion Sewing for Everyone.