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Complete Book of Sewing Techniques : More Than 30 Essential Sewing Techniques for You to Master
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For Great-Great Grandma, sewing clothing for the family was a necessity. In today’s ready-to-wear society, it’s a creative and rewarding personal choice. Packed full of information on basic sewing techniques, this book provides an ideal introduction for beginning sewers as well as a useful reference for those who already have sewing skills. Learning how to sew has never been simpler, with step-by-step photographs and friendly advice from internationally accredited sewing expert Wendy Gardiner. Along with clear instructions on everything from making seams, hems, sleeves, and collars to attaching linings and zippers, Wendy includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Her clear directions ensure that even beginners will get great results. With the techniques you learn in The Complete Book of Sewing you’ll soon be stitching amazing clothes with skill and confidence.Inside The Complete Book of SewingBeautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide to all aspects of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings.Covers sewing techniques from hand stitching and hemming to making collars and sleeves, adding darts for shaping, and inserting zips and buttonholes.Includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment.Step-by-step photographs and color illustrations.Perfect for beginning sewers with no previous experience.