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New Complete Guide to Sewing

Step-by-step Techniques for Making Clothes and Home Accessories

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
New Complete Guide to Sewing
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The ultimate stitch-and-seam reference book for both beginners and seasoned sewers includes thousands of illustrations and diagrams for each stage of the sewing process. In this updated edition, sewers will find: 20 new modern projects from Simplicity(r) patterns; includes updated photographs Instructions for making smart trousers, traditional curtains, a light summer dress, kids' clothes, a beach towel, patchwork bag, and more Tips on how to select the right equipment, choose the perfect fabric, and use the right technique for every project Foolproof ways to discover the perfect pattern size and how to incorporate only the most flattering design details
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2011
Edition: Updated ed
ISBN: 1606522086
9781606522080
Branch Call Number: 646.2 N53218 2011
Characteristics: 384 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 x 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Reader's Digest Association
Alternate Title: Sewing
Complete guide to sewing

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This book is well laid out, easy on the eyes. You will keep referring to it when you have a question or need a refresher on some techniques. If you plan to sew for a while to come this book will make a great addition to your library.

Aug 20, 2011
  • 22950009541673 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a book you will use for years. It starts with the basics: thread, needles and fabric. Then it gets into simple clothing, working its way to tailored clothing. There is also a chapter on basic quilting with a handbag and a baby quilt. Despite my years of sewing experience, I want my copy of this book.

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