More Fabric Savvy: A Quick Resource Guide to Selecting and Sewing Fabric

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America's best-selling quick guide to selecting and sewing fabrics is now completely revised and updated. More Fabric Savvy brings over 100 new tips, over 400 new color photos and drawings, the latest new fabrics, and entirely new and useful features, including a handy guide to stain removal. From Sandra Betzina, the dynamic host of HGTV's Sew Perfect, this easy-to-use reference belongs on every sewer's bookshelf.

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Overview

America's best-selling quick guide to selecting and sewing fabrics is now completely revised and updated. More Fabric Savvy brings over 100 new tips, over 400 new color photos and drawings, the latest new fabrics, and entirely new and useful features, including a handy guide to stain removal. From Sandra Betzina, the dynamic host of HGTV's Sew Perfect, this easy-to-use reference belongs on every sewer's bookshelf.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561586622
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/9/2004
  • Edition description: Revised, Updated ed.
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 234
  • Sales rank: 269,049
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

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

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Table of Contents

Introduction 2
African Mudcloth 4
Alpaca 6
Batik 8
Batiste & Voile 10
Batting 12
Beaded 14
Boiled Wool 16
Brocade 18
Burnout 20
Camel Hair 22
Canvas 24
Cashmere 26
Charmeuse 28
Chenille 30
Chiffon 32
China Silk 34
Corduroy 36
Crepe de Chine 38
Crinkle 40
Damask 42
Denim 44
Dupion 46
Embroidered 48
Eyelash 50
Eyelet 52
Faux Fur 54
Faux Leather 56
Faux Suede 58
Felt 60
Flannel 62
Fleece 64
Gabardine 66
Georgette 68
Glitter 70
Guatemalan Cotton 72
Handwoven 74
Hemp Cloth 76
Jersey 78
Knits, Double 80
Knits, Lycra 82
Knits, Sweater 84
Lace 86
Lame and Lurex 88
Leather 90
Linen 92
Loose Weaves 94
Matte Rayon Jersey 96
Microfiber 98
Mohair 100
Moleskin 102
Ottoman 104
Pique 106
Polyester Silky 108
Prepleated Fabrics 110
Puckered Fabrics 112
Quilted Fabrics 114
Rayon Viscose 116
Ripstop 118
Satin 120
Sequins 122
Shearling 124
Shirting 126
Silk Gazar 128
Silk Noil 130
Silk Organza 132
Silk, Sandwashed 134
Silk Shantung 136
Silk, Thai 138
Silk Tussah 140
Silk Tweed 142
Slinky Knit 144
Stretch Leather 146
Stretch Wovens 148
Suede 150
Sueded Rayon 152
Sunbrella 154
Sweatshirting 156
Taffeta 158
Tencel 160
Terrycloth 162
Tulle & Net 164
Upholstery 166
Velour 168
Velvet 170
Velveteen 172
Vinyl 174
Viyella 176
Water & Wind Resistant 178
Waterproof Breathables 180
Waterproof Non-Breathables 182
Wetsuit 184
Windbloc 186
Wool Boucle 188
Wool Challis 190
Wool Crepe 192
Wool Double Cloth 194
Wool Gauze 196
Wool Jersey 198
Wool Melton 200
Woolens & Worsteds 202
Visual Glossary 204
Determining Fabric Content 222
Linings 223
Stain Removal Guide 224
Glossary 227
Sources 230
Index 232
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