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New Complete Guide to Sewingby Reader's Digest (editors)
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Comprehensive, practical, and inspiring, the New Complete Guide to Sewing gives sewers of every experience and comfort level everything they need to know to create the wardrobe of their dreams and fill their homes with original decorative accents.
First published in 1976, Reader's Digest's popular Complete Guide to Sewing has become the standard stitch-and-seam reference book for both beginner and seasoned sewers. And, now, the best just got better! Building on the traditions of that all-time best-seller, the New Complete Guide to Sewing presents newly updated tried-and-true instructions to get you on your way.
Clear, simple instructions throughout, written by Reader's Digest sewing experts tell you what to do and how to do it throughout. Plus, thousands of illustrations and diagrams illustrate each stage of the sewing process. Sewing will become fun and easy to do.
"[A]bundant and precise line art, enticing photographs, simple-to-follow instructions and valuable information on tools, supplies, materials and techniques." The New York Times
"A woman who takes sewing seriously, or who wants to learn to sew, won't want to be without this book." Portland Oregon Journal
"Here is everything you always wanted to know about sewing a veritable encyclopedia of stitching facts." The Austin American Statesman
This encyclopaedia of sewing provides comprehensive step-by-step instructions covering everything from cutting out patterns to making sleeves and fitting zips. It includes time-saving tips, essential techniques and hundreds of creative touches to bring out the best in your needlework.
Timesaving tips and tricks from experts and step-by-step instructions accompany more than 1,000 color photos and illustrations, in this comprehensive guide to sewing.
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