Fabric Savvy: The Essential Advice for Every Sewer

Fabric Savvy: The Essential Advice for Every Sewer

by Sandra Betzina, Robert La Pointe
     
 

Fabric Savvy is a handy, spiral-bound reference on virtually every fabric imaginable—from the newest to the old favorites. It's a must for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed in a fabric store by all the fabric and notion choices. Fabrics are listed alphabetically for easy reference. Specific information for each fabric includes preshrinking instructions,

Overview

Fabric Savvy is a handy, spiral-bound reference on virtually every fabric imaginable—from the newest to the old favorites. It's a must for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed in a fabric store by all the fabric and notion choices. Fabrics are listed alphabetically for easy reference. Specific information for each fabric includes preshrinking instructions, layout, marking, interfacing, needle and thread options, stitch length, seam finishing, pressing, topstitching, closures, hemming, and more!

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Martha Pullen
Fabric Savvy is a handy, spiral-bound reference on virtually every fabric imaginable---from the newest to the old favorites. It's must for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed in a fabric store by all the fabric and notion choices.
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Library Journal
Betzina (No Time To Sew) is the author of the Power Sewing series and hostess of HGTVs Sew Perfect. Fabric Savvy is a guidebook to 85 different fabrics available to the home sewer, from African mudcloth to wool melton. Each fabric is given a two-page spread that includes information on recommended thread and needles, stitch length, presser foot, finishing, seams, marking, interfacing, cutting, types of hems, topstitching, and closures as well as basic information about the fabric and the types of garments for which it is suitable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561582679
Publisher:
Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 11.42(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Betzina is the star of the TV series "Sew Perfect" and author of "Power Sewing,"

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