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200 Sewing Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets: An Indispensable Compendium of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips (200 Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets)

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Publisher Comments:

All the insider tips and tricks for flawless sewing are here in the next book in our popular series. Perfect for all levels, this accessible reference offers concise instructions for basic and advanced sewing techniques, guidance on choosing tools and fabrics, fabric decoration ideas, how to achieve a perfect finish, plus the usual plethora of helpful hints, expert advice, and insider secrets that readers have come to expect from this best-selling series. The convenient "Try This" and "Fix It" boxes that run throughout expand your skills and fix common problems, and the mini-projects show you how to put to use the skills and techniques in the book.

Whether it's a new undertaking, expanding your sewing knowledge, or just for inspiration, 200 Sewing Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets is your go-to, 24/7 personal sewing guru--perfect for both beginners and experienced sewers alike.

Synopsis:

-Just like having your own personal sewing guru on hand 24 hours a day, this book covers all the techniques you could ever need, along with handy hints, timesaving tips, and homespun secrets.

-Improve you skills, speed up your sewing time, and make garments, accessories, and home projects with a professional finish in no time!

-Easy-to-follow techniques are organized in the order you'll need them, or you can dip in and out for help with a specific problem.

-"Try it" and "Fix it" panels highlight useful inspirations and troublshooting ideas throughout the book.

About the Author

LORNA KNIGHT specialized in textiles at Queen Margaret College in Edinburgh. She spent ten years teaching design and technology in middle schools in the UK before setting up a business designing and making lingerie and running workshops teaching a wide range of sewing skills from both the couture and high street fashion worlds. Lorna also writes regularly for Sewing World magazine and has contributed to many sewing books and other fashion publications. Her previous books include The Sewing Stitch Bible, The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible and The Dressmaker's Technique Bible.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312615772
Subtitle:
An Indispensable Compendium of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips
Author:
Knight, Lorna
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
Sewing
Subject:
Needlework
Subject:
Crafts - Sewing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
200 Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets
Publication Date:
20100511
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes over 500 full-color images thro
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.75 x 7.50 in

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-Just like having your own personal sewing guru on hand 24 hours a day, this book covers all the techniques you could ever need, along with handy hints, timesaving tips, and homespun secrets.

-Improve you skills, speed up your sewing time, and make garments, accessories, and home projects with a professional finish in no time!

-Easy-to-follow techniques are organized in the order you'll need them, or you can dip in and out for help with a specific problem.

-"Try it" and "Fix it" panels highlight useful inspirations and troublshooting ideas throughout the book.

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