Readers who love to sew - especially those who know Threads magazine - will have to have this definitive sewing encyclopedia. An incomparable collection of the best sewing information available, Threads Sewing Guide promises to explain, with trademark thoroughness, the full range of garment sewing techniques.
Threads Sewing Guide covers all the bases for anyone who delights in sewing: tools (from sewing machines and sergers to pins and needles); materials (fabrics and threads of all kinds); basic sewing (from seams and seam finishes to hand-sewn stitches); garment construction (top to bottom, inside and out); tailoring techniques (for a professional look); even lingerie techniques, pressing tips, embellishments, and much, much more. Without a doubt, this is the complete sewing answer book.
|Publisher:||Taunton Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||9.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
As a leading source for all things related to garment sewing, "Threads" magazine is committed to serving sewers of all skill levels and providing the right tools to create functional and fashionable clothing to last a lifetime. Must-have patterns, essential techniques, and expert advice are available at www.threads.com
Table of Contents
What you need
Preparing to sew
Basic sewing skills
Special occasion sewing
Lingerie and activewear techniques
Techniques for specialty fabrics
Embellishments and surface design
Mending and repair
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