The newest addition to Barron's 200 Q&A series for needlecraft enthusiasts employs the easy-reference Q&A format as it provides practical solutions to the 200 most frequent problems do-it-yourself dressmakers encounter. Typical questions with answers and instructions include
• How do I sew a zipper into a seam?
• Can I shorten a zipper?
• What scissors should I use when cutting out fabric?
• What is a seam ripper?
• What is a raglan sleeve?
Other questions deal with machine stitching, hand-sewing, measuring and fitting, waistbands and belts, tucks and pleats, collars and necklines, and sleeves and pockets. More than 200 color illustrations supplement most answers with visual demonstrations.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Mary McCarthy teaches beginner-to-advanced garment sewing at sewing guilds, fabric stores, sewing conferences, and online classes. She has also written two previous books on sewing techniques.