Published: New York : Alpha, c2011 Description: xiii, 290 p. : ill. ; 26 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781615640799 (pbk.), 1615640797 (pbk.), Language: English
Unleash your inner seamstress! You don't want your projects to look DIY, and this helpful guide will give you stitch-by-stitch instructions, tips and techniques, and new projects to perfect your skills
Lets start sewing! Hand sewing ; Machine sewing ; Machine needles and thread ; Read, set, sew! ; Beyond basic machine stitches -- Great seams. Sewing seams ; Fun finishes ; Throw me a curve -- Sweet shapes. Pleats, tucks, and darts ; Gather together ; All about appliqué -- Textiles and trims. Fabric fundamentals ; Trim techniques ; Fascinating fasteners -- Getting into garments. Measuring up ; Pattern play! ; Pin, mark, and cut ; Top details ; Bottom lines
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