The Overlocker Technique Manual

The Complete Guide to Serging and Decorative Stitching

Author: Julia Hincks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782210207

Category: Fancy work

Page: 128

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An all-level skill book to make sure you get the most out of your serging machine. Photographs and step-by-step instructions take you through the essential techniques, showing you how to set up your machine, how to adjust settings to get best results on a range of different fabrics, and how to edge your fabrics with perfect results.
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Sewing with Sergers

The Complete Handbook for Overlock Sewing

Author: Gail Brown,Pati Palmer

Publisher: Palmer Pletsch Pub

ISBN: 9780935278583

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Beginning sergers will benefit from this introductory guide to the serger machine and basic serging techniques. Information on the function of a serger and instructions on machine maintenance are provided along with step-by-step guidelines on sewing straight lines and curves, turning corners, and creating professional-looking seams. Additional details on stitch types, flatlocking, fabric tension, decorative techniques, and making fast fashion adornments such as collars, gathers, and hems are also included, and exciting projects like the serged napkin, swimsuit, and sweater will help augment the skills of the novice serger.
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The Complete Serger Handbook

Author: Chris James

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806998077

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

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“There's nothing better than an author who's made all the mistakes herself, has taught hundreds of others, and writes with humor. Chris James fills the bill. This beautiful book talks about knits, rolled hems, and flatlocking. At the end is a trouble-shooting guide....The close-up color photos make her text even more understandable....highly recommended.”—The Creative Machine. “The most comprehensive reference on serging to date.”—Craft & Needlework Age.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Sewing

Author: Missy Shepler,Rebecca Brent

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101513682

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

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A manual that offers seamstresses the Right Stitch. From first threading a needle to the final completed project, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Sewing provides readers with a "learn- as-you-go" method that helps build sewing skills both by hand and by machine. ? Each chapter has a practice project for readers to apply their newly acquired skills to completing ? Includes dozens of easy-to-understand visual aid line drawings and photographs ? Features basic machine care and maintenance information
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Singer: The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing, 3rd Edition

Author: Nancy Langdon

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 1589238974

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 312

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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.
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Complete Book of Sewing Techniques

More Than 30 Essential Sewing Techniques for You to Master

Author: Wendy Gardiner

Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1620082373

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: N.A

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For Great-Great Grandma, sewing clothing for the family was a necessity. In today’s ready-to-wear society, it’s a creative and rewarding personal choice. Packed full of information on basic sewing techniques, this book provides an ideal introduction for beginning sewers as well as a useful reference for those who already have sewing skills. Learning how to sew has never been simpler, with step-by-step photographs and friendly advice from internationally accredited sewing expert Wendy Gardiner. Along with clear instructions on everything from making seams, hems, sleeves, and collars to attaching linings and zippers, Wendy includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Her clear directions ensure that even beginners will get great results. With the techniques you learn in The Complete Book of Sewing you’ll soon be stitching amazing clothes with skill and confidence. Inside The Complete Book of Sewing Beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide to all aspects of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings. Covers sewing techniques from hand stitching and hemming to making collars and sleeves, adding darts for shaping, and inserting zips and buttonholes. Includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Step-by-step photographs and color illustrations. Perfect for beginning sewers with no previous experience.
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Sewing For Dummies

Author: Jan Saunders Maresh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470623209

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 416

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The most complete guide to sewing basics People are always looking for ways to cut expenses and be creative and stylish at the same time. Learning to sew is a great way to arm yourself with the skills to repair and create clothing and furnishings for yourself and your family for little to no cost. But learning how to sew and how to choose the tools and supplies to begin sewing can be confusing. Now, you can turn to this hands-on, friendly guide for the most up-to-date information, the best techniques, and fun projects for learning (or brushing up on) the art of sewing. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations make it easier to learn Fresh new patterns, projects, stitches, and techniques for fashion and the home Budget-conscious tips for breathing new life into existing garments Complete with a section on common sewing mistakes and how to avoid them, Sewing For Dummies, 3rd edition gives you the confidence and know-how to sew like a pro.
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Tailoring

The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket

Author: Creative Publishing International

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 1589236092

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Demonstrates how to create a tailored jacket with a list of tools, advice on selecting fabrics and patterns, and techniques for constructing and sewing each part of the garment.
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Creative Serging

The Complete Handbook for Decorative Overlock Sewing

Author: Gail Brown,Pati Palmer,Sue Green

Publisher: Palmer Pletsch Pub

ISBN: 9780935278613

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Serging veterans can hone their artistic edge in this updated guide to advanced serging techniques, which feature the latest information on modern serger capabilities, stitch options, and a variety of speciality feet and other accessories. Guidelines for fast flat construction and creative flatlocking, including gathering, shirring, and fringe and rolled-edge flatlocking are included, along with tips for creating the perfect rolled edge using any type of fabric. A variety of serging projects, including children's garments, ribbed sweaters, and lingerie, help sergers refine their skills. A decorative thread glossary, needle selection tables, and a troubleshooting guide are also provided.
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Threads Sewing Guide

A Complete Reference from America's Best-loved Sewing Magazine

Author: Carol Jean Fresia

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600851444

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 370

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Presents an introduction to basic sewing techniques, covering such topics as fabric, patterns, seams, cutting, hems, and surface embellishment.
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