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The Resource Simplicity Simply the best sewing book : the essential reference for all home sewers

Simplicity Simply the best sewing book : the essential reference for all home sewers

Label
Simplicity Simply the best sewing book : the essential reference for all home sewers
Title
Simplicity Simply the best sewing book
Title remainder
the essential reference for all home sewers
Title variation
  • Simply the best sewing book
  • Simplicity Sewing book
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Simplicity simply the best sewing book is full of hints and tips to allow you to learn to sew with confidence, and covers everything from reading patterns and buying fabric to advance tailoring skills. Fully illustrated throughout with colorful step-by-step instructions"--P. [4] of cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
646.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TT705
LC item number
.S5 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simplicity Pattern Co
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dressmaking
  • Sewing
  • Machine sewing
Label
Simplicity Simply the best sewing book : the essential reference for all home sewers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Before you begin -- Sewing for today. Reasons to sew ; Finding what flatters -- Understanding patterns. Selecting a pattern ; The pattern envelope ; Inside the envelope -- A buyer's guide. Fabric and notions ; Sewer's tools ; Sewing machines ; A place to sew -- A perfect fit. Measuring your body ; Pattern adjustments -- Universal basics. Pattern cutting ; Preparing to sew ; Machine sewing ; Seams and seam finishes ; Sewing with your scissors ; Sewing with a serger ; Sewing with your iron ; Hand sewing -- Sewing techniques. Using a serger ; Facings and interfacings ; Darts, tucks, pleats, and gathers ; Edgings ; Collars ; Sleeves and cuffs ; Waistlines ; Pockets ; Hems ; Closures ; Trims and decorations ; Tailoring the speed way -- Sewing on special fabrics. General guidelines ; Stabilizers ; Special fabrics -- Patternless projects
Control code
ocn712124312
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9781843405573
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Simplicity Simply the best sewing book : the essential reference for all home sewers
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Before you begin -- Sewing for today. Reasons to sew ; Finding what flatters -- Understanding patterns. Selecting a pattern ; The pattern envelope ; Inside the envelope -- A buyer's guide. Fabric and notions ; Sewer's tools ; Sewing machines ; A place to sew -- A perfect fit. Measuring your body ; Pattern adjustments -- Universal basics. Pattern cutting ; Preparing to sew ; Machine sewing ; Seams and seam finishes ; Sewing with your scissors ; Sewing with a serger ; Sewing with your iron ; Hand sewing -- Sewing techniques. Using a serger ; Facings and interfacings ; Darts, tucks, pleats, and gathers ; Edgings ; Collars ; Sleeves and cuffs ; Waistlines ; Pockets ; Hems ; Closures ; Trims and decorations ; Tailoring the speed way -- Sewing on special fabrics. General guidelines ; Stabilizers ; Special fabrics -- Patternless projects
Control code
ocn712124312
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9781843405573
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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