Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide

Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide

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by Claire Shaeffer
     
 

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Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide is your one-stop sewing resource, with answers to the most common sewing questions and details about the latest advancements in sewing. This new, thoroughly updated edition contains everything you need to know, and will surely be a reference you will review again and again. In addition to an extensive glossary with

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Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide is your one-stop sewing resource, with answers to the most common sewing questions and details about the latest advancements in sewing. This new, thoroughly updated edition contains everything you need to know, and will surely be a reference you will review again and again. In addition to an extensive glossary with answers to the most common sewing questions, this must-have guide includes easy-to-read charts for needle sizes and thread and stabilizer types. It also includes 225 full-color photos and a fabric and fiber dictionary. Truly a one-stop reference when looking for answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896895362
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 10.74(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

Claire Shaeffer is a respected author, lecturer, college instructor and columnist. She frequently contributes articles to sewing magazines, and has authored many books, including Sew Any Patch Pocket, Couture Sewing Techniques, Sew Any Fabric and The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts. Claire Shaeffer makes her home in Palm Springs, California.

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Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an encyclopedic resource, updated to include valuable information on the newest engineered blends and "performance" fabrics, along with sound advice on the care, usage and handling of tried-and-true favorites. In this age of scarce local resources for purchasing fine fabrics that leave many of us relying on Internet shopping, Claire Shaeffer's thorough descriptions of the properties of various fabrics help to make informed purchasing decisions. Sprinkled throughout the book are valuable hints that can be incorporated into garment construction and show off the very best properties of the fabrics.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you are a serious sewer you need this book in your library.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago