The Sewing Stitch & Textile Bible: A Complete Illustrated Guide to Techniques and Materials by Lorna Knight
Delivers technique tips you will refer to often.
Spiral encased, lay-flat format allows you to work while you read.
Whether it's simple repair advice, instructions for soft furnishings or tips for designing fashions, this comprehensive sewing resource contains instructions anyone can understand, and use for years to come. In addition to easy-to-follow instructions, demonstrated in 500+ color photos and diagrams, this book includes a stitch directory with functional and decorative stitches created by hand, machine and serger. Plus, a textile directory with details for working with 70+ fabrics from chiffon to denim, and application advice for seams, edges, buttonholes, zippers and more. This is a foundational reference every sewing enthusiast can use.
Lorna Knight runs workshops for sewers seeking tips from the couture and high-end fashion worlds, is a regular contributor to Sewing World magazine, and has contributed to many sewing books and fashion sewing magazines. She?s a former design assistant, design and technology teacher, and business owner.