The Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques

A Step-by-step Visual Directory, With An Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works

Book - 2003
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This complete, step-by-step guide to hand and machine sewing combines basic know-how for the beginner with advanced techniques for the more experienced. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs and clear diagrams, this indispensable reference of tools, fabrics, and techniques covers seams, darts, pleats, tucks, necklines, buttonholes, zippers, hems, and much more. One section demystifies paper patterns, while others explore the essential of both hand and machine stitching. A gallery of stunning, original sewn pieces is included to encourage readers to create their own unique designs for pillows, curtains, garments, and decorative projects.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA. : Running Press, 2003.
ISBN: 9780762416516
Branch Call Number: 646.2 GARDINER
646.204 G224e
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Sewing techniques


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Jan 16, 2011

I'm currently self teaching myself how to sew. This book has lots of great information to help newbies like myself learn. I would recommend this to anyone starting out.


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