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This is the only sewing book you'll ever need. Every tool and every technique you require for making your own home furnishings or clothing is closely and sharply photographed, carefully annotated, and clearly explained.
The Tools section begins with the basic toolkit, opening up into everything you could possibly need – every type of cutting tool and machine foot is shown. This section also includes information on patterns – how to measure, how to use, and how to adjust them. Gallery spreads appear throughout the substantial Techniques section and showcase darts, zips, pleats etc, as well as showing key stitches. Plus, you can bring your acquired and refined skills to fruition as you make some of the 25 home decor and clothing projects at the back of the book. With The Sewing Book on your shelf, you've got every sewing question covered.
Written by a passionate stitcher and teacher, with her own sewing school, eager to produce a one-stop sewing bible for her students, this book leaves no hem unturned. You can dip in at any level – whether you're new to sewing or refining your art, whether you want to repair an old skirt or create a new one, whether you want to spruce up a curtain or design one from scratch. And with a Foreword by U.S. sewing teacher, Diana Rupp, this book has it all sewn up.
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Alison Smith has been a resident at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. Her writing has appeared in "McSweeney's" and various anthologies. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Please visit www.namealltheanimals.com.Review:
This detailed guide contains everything an aspiring seamstress could need Junior 20090301 This hefty hardback is the new book for stichers and no one who has an interest in sewing should be without it Cross Stich Gold 20090101 Loaded with everything you could need to know and clever quick fixes for all sewing dilemmas --Woman& Home 20090401
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110135097398
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0135097398