Sew Basic 34 Essential Skills for Sewing with Confidence

ISBN-10: 1561585416

ISBN-13: 9781561585410

Edition: 2002

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Created by the editors of Threads Magazine, this text provides a comprehensive but very quick overview of all the things anyone who wants to sew needs to know. It is an especially handy resource for novices and sewers returning to the craft.
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List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 90
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Before You Sew
A Trip to the Fabric Store
Choose the Correct Pattern Size
Making a Duplicate Pattern
Tissue- and Pin-Fitting
Making Your Mark
Shrink before You Sew
Pattern Layouts
With-Nap Layout Basics
Cutting Out
Preventive Sewing-Machine Maintenance
Needle and Thread
Straight Pins
The Secrets of Machine Needles
Presser Feet
Construction Threads
Must-Have Tools
Perfect Seams
Sew a Perfect Seam from Beginning to End
Easing in a Seam
Directional Sewing
Trimming and Grading Seams
Clip and Notch for Smooth Curves and Sharp Corners
Flat-Felled Seams
Pressing 101
Utility Stitches
Ripping Out Stitches
Fastening Threads
Sewing in a Zipper
Darts Build Shape into a Garment
Great Gathering--A Sure Thing
Bias Strips Made Easy
Perfect Piping
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