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The Sewing Book

Author : Alison Smith
ISBN : 9781405340786
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The ultimate sewing bible for beginners, students and seasoned stitchers wanting to perfect their skills Whether you want to make soft furnishings, clothing or just do alterations this is the book that everyone interested in sewing needs. Follow step-by-steps and master every technique you’ll ever need; from machine-stitching a buttonhole and attaching a collar, to altering patterns and building a basic sewing kit. Every hand and machine stitch and technique is clearly shown and easy to follow, guiding you through every move. Follow 25 stylish projects, for the home and to wear, which will enable you to take your sewing skills to perfection. Plus, get properly kitted out; close up photographs of hand and machine tools show you the best equipment for the job and guarantee you know exactly how to use it. Tucks, pleats, hems, darts, edges, pockets, buttonholes, zips – whatever you want to sew find out how.

The Sewing Book

Author : Alison Smith
ISBN : 9781405335553
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The ultimate sewing bible for beginners, students and seasoned stitchers wanting to perfect their skills Whether you want to make soft furnishings, clothing or just do alterations this is the book that everyone interested in sewing needs. Follow step-by-steps and master every technique you�ll ever need; from machine-stitching a buttonhole and attaching a collar, to altering patterns and building a basic sewing kit. Every hand and machine stitch and technique is clearly shown and easy to follow, guiding you through every move. Follow 25 stylish projects, for the home and to wear, which will enable you to take your sewing skills to perfection. Plus, get properly kitted out; close up photographs of hand and machine tools show you the best equipment for the job and guarantee you know exactly how to use it. Tucks, pleats, hems, darts, edges, pockets, buttonholes, zips � whatever you want to sew find out how.

See And Sew

Author : Tina Davis
ISBN : 1584794917
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An introduction to the basics of sewing by hand. Offers simple instructions for basic stitches and techniques as well as easy step-by-step directions for 16 fun and kid-friendly projects.

The Sewing Book

Author : Alison Smith
ISBN : 0756657180
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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 showingkey 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 questioncovered. Written by a passionate stitcher and teacher, with her own sewing school, eagerto 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.

Dressmaking

Author : Alison Smith
ISBN : 9781465405166
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An invaluable resource, Dressmaking will guide you through all the stages of making, altering, and customizing clothes. Starting with the Tools and Materials, you will learn what you need to buy and how to use it. The Fabrics chapter demonstrates the drape and weave of fabrics and explains the best uses of each. The Patterns chapter covers everything from understanding a pattern to altering one. In General Techniques, close-up photography and guiding annotation to explain key techniques step by step. A section on Basic Patterns and Variations then guides you through creating six garments. Patterns and detailed step-by-step instructions are provided for a skirt, dress, shirt, tee, jacket, and pair of trousers. Instructions are also given for possible variations of each garment. Finally, chapters on Alterations and repairs and Customizing offer practical tips for repairing worn items and inspiration for modernizing tired pieces. Packed with essential advice and inspiration, this is the dressmaking bible that no budding seamstress should be without.

The Complete Book Of Sewing

Author : Chris Jeffreys
ISBN : 0789496585
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Packed with computer-aided designs, information on new types of fabrics, and specially commissioned photos, this comprehensive guide maintains its original appeal, while enticing a whole new generation of readers.

Sew Step By Step

Author : Alison Smith
ISBN : 9780756673901
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Need to learn how to shorten a hemline? Eager to make some cushion covers or a simple tunic dress? Sew Step by Step will come to your rescue. A compact version of DK's The Sewing Book, here all the essential basic techniques and tools are clearly explained so you can start sewing with confidence. With no projects, just all the information and guidance you need to get going, this book is sure to whet your creative appetite and leave you equipped and inspired to make beautiful, personal pieces. Packed with easy-to-follow techniques, from sewing on a button to personalizing a garment, Sew Step by Step brings these traditional, practical, and artistic crafts up to date with advice on contemporary styles and new materials, introducing these immensely satisfying skills to a whole new generation. So what are you waiting for? With the help of this book you can learn a skill that expresses your individuality and flair, will save you money, and will create objects you can cherish for years.

Merchant Mills Sewing Book

Author : Carolyn N.K. Denham
ISBN : 9781452137964
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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With an emphasis on quality materials, careful craftsmanship, and simplicity, Merchant & Mills Sewing Book presents 15 functional, beautiful projects. Crafters and aspiring designers will master hand- and machine-sewing techniques, learn about fundamental tools and materials, and improve their tailoring skills before sewing timeless projects such as a maker's apron, bolster cushion, flight bag, classic shirt, and more. Reflecting the distinctive utilitarian style of Merchant & Mills, this book reminds readers to keep it simple and do it well, and makes a handsome addition to any craft library.

Sewing School

Author : Andria Lisle
ISBN : 9781612122205
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Kids can sew too! This inspiring guide includes 21 fun sewing projects for children ages 5 and up. With easy-to-follow illustrated instructions and cut-out patterns, young crafters will quickly be sewing up colorful pillows, potholders, dolls, blankets, and more. These kid-tested projects require only minimal supervision and most can be made using simple hand stitches, so no sewing machine is required. With plenty of encouragement and helpful tips, Sewing School ® helps young sewers develop their skills while sparking a passion that will last a lifetime.

Threads Sewing Guide

Author : Carol Jean Fresia
ISBN : 9781600851445
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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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