The Complete Book of Sewing

The Complete Book of Sewing

This new edition of a modern classic combines a fresh, contemporary approach and comprehensive content to provide a complete reference for all levels of experience.

Author: DK Publishing, Inc

Publisher:

ISBN: 1405300949

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 320

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This new edition of a modern classic combines a fresh, contemporary approach and comprehensive content to provide a complete reference for all levels of experience. Packed with information on choosing fabrics and using both basic and more specialist sewing equipment, The Complete Book of Sewing covers all the techniques and tips you need for dressmaking and sewing in the home. Sixteen chapters of step-by-step colour photographs with full instructions provide the ultimate sourcebook, with detailed advice on tools, fabrics, notions and techniques and an inspirational fabrics gallery to fire the imagination.
Categories: Dressmaking

The Complete Book of Sewing

The Complete Book of Sewing

A comprehensive, practical handbook for sewers of all ability levels furnishes step-by-step, easy-to-follow instruction that guide beginners through basic steps and provides the professional skills they require to accomplish a wide variety ...

Author: Chris Jeffreys

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 0789496585

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 576

Packed with computer-aided designs, information on new types of fabrics, and specially commissioned photos, this comprehensive guide maintains its original appeal, while enticing a whole new generation of readers.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts

The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts

Simple sewing shortcuts for hasslefree seams, reducing fullness, marking a hem, handling tricky fabrics, and many finishing touches are included in a guide which also features more than eight hundred drawings

Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 0806975644

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 367

Simple sewing shortcuts for hasslefree seams, reducing fullness, marking a hem, handling tricky fabrics, and many finishing touches are included in a guide which also features more than eight hundred drawings
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Complete Book of Sewing Techniques

Complete Book of Sewing Techniques

"Provides information about sewing machines, sergers, fabrics, threads, interfacings, patterns, and measuring.

Author: Wendy Gardiner

Publisher: Companionhouse Books

ISBN: 1620082365

Category: CRAFTS & HOBBIES

Page: 176

View: 165

"Provides information about sewing machines, sergers, fabrics, threads, interfacings, patterns, and measuring. Includes techniques for hand stitching, machine stitching, making seams and hems, and tips on creating pockets, collars, sleeves, cuffs, buttonholes, ruffles, and much more"--
Categories: CRAFTS & HOBBIES

Complete Book of Sewing

Complete Book of Sewing

Offers information on basic sewing techniques. This book covers various aspects of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings. It discusses various types of fabrics.

Author: Wendy Gardiner

Publisher:

ISBN: 1847732844

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 160

View: 406

Offers information on basic sewing techniques. This book covers various aspects of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings. It discusses various types of fabrics. It also describes dressmaking patterns in detail with information on how to use them and what the various instructions mean.
Categories: Dressmaking

Complete Book of Sewing Techniques

Complete Book of Sewing Techniques

This is the complete guide to sewing, patchwork and embroidery. Whether you are cutting out a pattern, turning hems or deciding which type of zipper or seam to use, comcise instructions guide you through each stage, one step at a time.

Author: Dorothy Wood

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 0754815595

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 255

View: 728

This is the complete guide to sewing, patchwork and embroidery. Whether you are cutting out a pattern, turning hems or deciding which type of zipper or seam to use, comcise instructions guide you through each stage, one step at a time.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Book of Sewing

The Complete Book of Sewing

This useful volume will help sewers of all levels to find reliable shortcuts and better solutions to ensure success with all their sewing projects.

Author: Beth Baumgartel

Publisher: Apple

ISBN: 1845433467

Category: Machine sewing

Page: 287

View: 923

Inspired to sew? Here’s what you need to know! This comprehensive ‘at your fingertips’ reference is an essential for any sewer’s library. With more than 1,000 detailed illustrations, The Complete Book of Sewing covers all the basic sewing techniques for garment construction and home décor. An entire section on mending and repair helps sewers recycle and reuse their favourite items with quick and reliable fixes. This useful volume will help sewers of all levels to find reliable shortcuts and better solutions to ensure success with all their sewing projects. Every colour-coded page of this handbook helps you succeed, whether by teaching you a new skill or guiding you through decisions while you’re at the machine. Keep it handy as you thread your bobbin, cut out your fabric and assemble your first or 101st project!Beth Baumgartel has written for Vogue, Butterick, the Home Sewing Association and others. She is the author of Singer Simple Sewing Guide, Singer Simple Home Décor Handbook, Singer Simple Mending & Repair and Singer Simple Decorative Stitching. She lives in Madison, Connecticut, USA.
Categories: Machine sewing

Dressmaking

Dressmaking

Packed with essential advice and inspiration, this is the dressmaking bible that no budding seamstress should be without.

Author: Alison Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781465405166

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 205

An invaluable resource, Dressmaking will guide you through all the stages of making, altering, and customizing clothes. Starting with the Tools and Materials, you will learn what you need to buy and how to use it. The Fabrics chapter demonstrates the drape and weave of fabrics and explains the best uses of each. The Patterns chapter covers everything from understanding a pattern to altering one. In General Techniques, close-up photography and guiding annotation to explain key techniques step by step. A section on Basic Patterns and Variations then guides you through creating six garments. Patterns and detailed step-by-step instructions are provided for a skirt, dress, shirt, tee, jacket, and pair of trousers. Instructions are also given for possible variations of each garment. Finally, chapters on Alterations and repairs and Customizing offer practical tips for repairing worn items and inspiration for modernizing tired pieces. Packed with essential advice and inspiration, this is the dressmaking bible that no budding seamstress should be without.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Book of Tailoring

The Complete Book of Tailoring

Featuring 340 drawings, this book covers every aspect of classic and contemporary tailoring-from individual stitches to finished product.

Author: Adele P. Margolis

Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media

ISBN: 1635610923

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 482

View: 412

Fashion changes, but tailoring remains a timeless skill. In this indispensable guide, acclaimed sewing expert Adele P. Margolis offers simple instructions for creating custom-fitted clothing. Featuring 340 drawings, this book covers every aspect of classic and contemporary tailoring-from individual stitches to finished product.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Sewing

Sewing

Defines sewing terms, describes fabrics, equipment, stitches and threads, and explains techniques for making, caring for and repairing clothing

Author: Stanley Thornes

Publisher: Hp Books

ISBN: 0895862530

Category: Dressmaking.

Page: 176

View: 647

Defines sewing terms, describes fabrics, equipment, stitches and threads, and explains techniques for making, caring for and repairing clothing
Categories: Dressmaking.

Singer The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing 3rd Edition

Singer  The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing  3rd Edition

With updated photography and techniques, this is the definitive guide to all things sewing, whether you're working with garments or decor

Author: Nancy Langdon

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 9781589238978

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 312

View: 887

SINGER: The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing, 3rd Edition,is the one reference every sewer needs. Its 312 pages and 1,200 photographs cover every aspect of fashion and d�cor sewing. Choose the right tools and notions, use conventional machines and sergers, perfect your fashion sewing and tailoring, and produce lovely home d�cor projects. Step-by-step instructions for basic projects like pillows, tablecloths, and window treatments are included. Both beginning and highly skilled sewers will turn to this book again and again. The third edition of this ultimate guide is updated with new photography and the latest innovations in sewing products and techniques. Learn how to: - Get the most out of your sewing machine. - Take proper measurements (of people as well as of windows and tables). - Read and understand commercial sewing patterns. - Alter store-bought patterns for a perfect fit. - Achieve thoroughly professional results.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Sewing Book

The Complete Sewing Book

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Author: Ida Riley Duncan

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781447400622

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 328

View: 646

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Sewing Book

The Sewing Book

Author: Anne Lowden Jessup

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89003376050

Category: Sewing

Page: 120

View: 479

Categories: Sewing

The Complete Sewing Machine Handbook

The Complete Sewing Machine Handbook

This full-service guide--spiral-bound to make it simple to use--covers every step of the process.

Author: Karen E. Kunkel

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 0806978058

Category: Machine sewing

Page: 160

View: 872

Stop right here--for the last, best word in buying, maintaining, updating, and using your sewing machine! Get all the details you need, from what to look for in a new machine, to what accessories will help you complete a task, to all the experts' tricks of the trade. This full-service guide--spiral-bound to make it simple to use--covers every step of the process. Close-up color photographs focus on every item discussed, and show you every stitch--straight stitch, zigzag, and variations, buttonholes, decorative stitches, and more. See how to select needles and thread, and add decorative touches to whatever you sew. Bonus: a troubleshooting guide for every sewing problem you'll face. 160 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10. NEW IN PAPERBACK.
Categories: Machine sewing

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Sewing

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Sewing

Provides information on basic sewing techniques and equipment, and offers simple instruction for tailoring and creating clothes and home accents.

Author: Lydia Wills

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028638911

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 282

View: 135

Provides information on basic sewing techniques and equipment, and offers simple instruction for tailoring and creating clothes and home accents.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

New Complete Guide to Sewing

New Complete Guide to Sewing

Provides general instructions for fitting, constructing, tailoring, and finishing women's, men's, and children's clothing and for making curtains and bedcoverings.

Author:

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9780762104208

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 384

View: 233

Provides general instructions for fitting, constructing, tailoring, and finishing women's, men's, and children's clothing and for making curtains and bedcoverings.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies