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The Sewing Machine Classroom

Learning the Ins and Outs of your Machine
Phillips, Charlene (Book - 2011)
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Make the Most of Your Sewing Machine! Join author Charlene Phillips as you learn all about your new best friend—your sewing machine! From fabric to feet to finished product, you’ll be guided through techniques for mastering your machine and using it to perform basic to advanced stitching tasks. Whether you’ve been sewing for years or just gotten the itch, you’ll find invaluable information inside for using your sewing machine to its maximum potential. Learn how to: Troubleshoot machine problems like skipped stitches, needle breaks and tension troubles Perform basic maintenance on your machine to keep it running smoothly Choose fabrics, threads and other materials that will keep your machine running at full capacity and result in quality projects Recognize and utilize the best sewing machine feet to achieve the desired results Refine everyday tasks from installing zippers to sewing buttonholes and constructing perfect hems Create beautiful embellishments like scallops, ruches, smocking, pin tucks, cutwork, puffing and entredeux to enhance any sewn project or garment An indispensable reference book to keep next to your machine, inside you’ll find quick answers to all your sewing problems. Take control of your sewing machine and achieve wonderful results every time!
Authors: Phillips, Charlene
Title: The sewing machine classroom
learning the ins and outs of your machine
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Krause Publications, c2011
Characteristics: 160 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Charlene Phillips
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Section one: Taking control. Mastering the materials
Demystifying your machine
Section two: Increasing your sphere of influence. Project preparation
Hems and edgings
Buttonholes and zippers
Embellishments
Surface and thread embellishments
ISBN: 1440216002
9781440216008
Branch Call Number: 646.2044 P558sm 2011
Subject Headings: Sewing machines Machine sewing
Topical Term: Sewing machines
Machine sewing
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