The Sewing Book (Hardcover)

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    ITEM#: 11284756

    Written by a passionate stitcher and teacher, with her own sewing school, eager to produce a one-stop sewing bible for her students, this book leaves no hem unturned. You can dip in at any level - whether you're new to sewing or refining your art, whether you want to repair an old skirt or create a new one, whether you want to spruce up a curtain or design one from scratch. And with a Foreword by U.S. sewing teacher, Diana Rupp, this book has it all sewn up.
    This is the only sewing book you'll ever need. Every tool and every technique you require for making your own home furnishings or clothing is closely and sharply photographed, carefully annotated, and clearly explained.

    The Tools section begins with the basic toolkit, opening up into everything you could possibly need - every type of cutting tool and machine foot is shown. This section also includes information on patterns - how to measure, how to use, and how to adjust them. Gallery spreads appear throughout the substantial Techniques section and showcase darts, zips, pleats etc, as well as showing key stitches. Plus, you can bring your acquired and refined skills to fruition as you make some of the 25 home decor and clothing projects at the back of the book. With The Sewing Book on your shelf, you've got every sewing question covered.

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    ISBN 9780756642808
    Genre CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Sewing
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 400
    Publisher Date 2009-03-30 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Dk Pub
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 11.25 in
    Wdth 9.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 4.35 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Smith, Alison
    Country of Origin United States

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      This book is great! It is very detailed. The pictures are clear and everything is explained. I am a beginner and I found this book very helpful. It includes details on all types of fabric, methods, etc. I have spent a lot of time looking it over. It is a great coffee table book. I pick it up between commercials and read it. Definitely a must have!

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      This is an excellent book for the beginning or learned sewer. It has great explanations and serves as a very good reference.

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