Vogue Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniques

ISBN-10: 1936096277

ISBN-13: 9781936096275

Edition: 2013 (Revised)

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A beloved sewer's bible,Vogue/Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniquesreturns in a revised and updated edition, including dozens of new illustrations along with new material on the most up-to-date trends and techniques, such as embellishment. Nearly 500 of the most fundamental and frequently used dressmaking procedures are explained in simple steps, complemented by easy-to-follow illustrations. The alphabetical sections range fromAppliquétoZippers, and each offers a wealth of sewing choices. Look under Pockets, for example, and you'll find Mock Flap, Mock Welt, Patch, Side Seam, Side Slant, and Welt pockets. Now more than ever, this essential reference belongs within easy reach of your sewing machine! 
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Sixth&Spring Books
Publication date: 3/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Introduction: How to Use This Book
Appliqu�s
Transferring Designs
Preparing Appliqu�s
Positioning Appliqu�s
Sewing Appliqu�s by Hand
Sewing Appliqu�s by Machine
Fusing Appliqu�s
Fabric Bands
Bands for Garment Openings
Neck Bands
Basting
Basting Guidelines
Hand Basting
Machine Basting
Other Basting Methods
Fabric Belts, Buckles & Belt Carriers
Making Fabric Belts/Sashes
Attaching Belt Buckles to Fabric Belts
Making Fabric Belt Carriers/Belt Loops
Attaching Fabric Belt Carriers
Making and Attaching Thread Belt Carriers
Bias Binding
Making Bias Binding
Applying Double or French Binding-Hand Finished
Applying Single Binding-Hand Finished
Applying Single Binding-Machine Finished
Special Binding Techniques
Buttonholes & Buttons
Buttonhole Preparation
Machine-Worked Buttonholes
Hand-Worked Buttonholes
Two-Piece Bound Buttonhole
Button Size and Placement Guidelines
Attaching Buttons
Reinforcing Buttons
Casings
Drawstring Openings
Applied Casings
Casing in a Seam Allowance
Self-Fabric Casing
Collars
Rolled Collars: Band, Notched, and Shawl
Flat Collars
Stand Collars
Cuffs
Preparing the Lower Edge
Band Cuff with Opening
Barrel Cuff
Turned-Back Cuff
Rib Knit Cuff
Cuff Link Buttons
Cutting Basics
Darts
Sewing All Darts
Trimming and Clipping Darts
Pressing Darts
Drawstrings
With Elastic
Edge & Seam Finishes
Knit Fabric Edge Finishes
Woven Fabric Edge Finishes
Elastic Applications
Applying Elastic at an Edge
Applying Elastic Away from an Edge
Embroidery by Hand
Threads
Embroidery Needles
Embroidery Hoops
Starting, Ending and Finishing
Embroidery Stitches
Eyelet Applications
Hand-Worked Eyelets
Metal Eyelets
Facings
Armhole Facings
Neckline Facings
Neck and Armhole Facings
Front Facings
Waistline Facings
Godets
In a Seam
In a Slash
Gussets
Hand Sewing
Hand Sewing Guidelines
Beginning Hand Stitching Knot
Ending Hand Stitching
Hand Sewing Stitches
Hems
Measuring Hems
Interfacing Hems
Standard 1-inch to 3-inch (1.5cm to 7.5cm) Hems
Narrow Hems
Hem Variations
Hooks & Eyes
Attaching Hooks and Eyes to Edges That Meet
Attaching Hooks and Eyes to Edges That Overlap
Interfacing
Choosing Interfacing
Where to Interface
Working with Fusible Interfacing
Working with Sew-In Interfacing
Layouts
Layouts: Fabric Preparation
Understanding Layout Options and Terms
Preparing and Laying Out the Pattern
Lining
Lining a Back Pleat
Lining a Back Vent
Inserting Jacket Lining by Hand
Inserting Jacket Lining by Machine
Loops
Making Tubing for Fabric Loops
Attaching Loops
Frogs
Dress Hanger Loops
Thread Loops
Machine Stitching
Basic Machine Stitches
Specialty Machine Stitches
Marking
Marking with Clips into the Seam Allowance
Pin Marking
Thread Marking
Marking with Disappearing Marking Pen/Tailor's Chalk/Chalk Pencil
Marking with Dressmaker's Carbon Paper and Tracing Wheel
Overlock Sewing
Basic Functional Overlock Stitches
Overlock Seams and Seam Finishing
Handling Corners and Curves with Overlock
Overlock Hems
Attaching Elastic and Trim with Overlock
Making Overlock Loops and Straps
Pleats
Marking Pleats
Pressing Pleats
Knife/Straight Pleats
Box Pleats
Inverted Pleats
Pockets
Patch Pockets
Mock Flap Pockets
Side Seam Pockets
Side-Front Slanted Pockets
Welt Pockets
Mock Welt Pockets
Pressing Guidelines
Pressing Tools
How to Press
Pressing Special Fabrics
Quilting
Quilting Basics
Machine Quilting
Corded Quilting
Trapunto Quilting
Ruffles
Straight Ruffle, Double Layer
Straight Ruffle, Single Layer
Circular Ruffle, Double Layer
Circular Ruffle, Single Layer
Seam Construction
Preparing to Stitch
Stitching a Seam
Keeping Seams Flat
Types of Seams
Special Seam Situations
Decorative Seams
Self-Finished (Enclosed) Seams
Shoulder Pads
Types of Shoulder Pads
Covering Shoulder Pads
Attaching Shoulder Pads
Sleeves
Set-In Sleeves
Kimono Sleeve
Raglan Sleeves
Smocking
Fabrics and Notions
Adding a Smocked Insert
Marking
Pre-Gathering
Smocking Stitches
Snaps
Sew-On Snaps
Gripper Snaps
Tucks
Marking and Basting
Stitching Tucks
Pressing Tucks
Types of Tucks
Underlining
Cutting
Marking and Basting
Stitching Underlining Seams
Darts
Velcro�/Hook-and-Loop Tape
Sew-On Velcro
Iron-On Velcro
Vents
Lined Jackets, Skirts, or Dresses
Unlined Jackets, Skirts, or Dresses
Vents for Sleeves
Waistbands
Elasticized Waistbands
One-Piece, Non-Elastic Waistbands
Two-Piece, Non-Elastic Waistband (Faced)
Yokes
Back/Shoulder Yokes
Zippers
Guidelines
Applications: Centered, Lapped, Mock Fly and Separating
Useful Information
Index
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