Synopses & Reviews
The Sewing Answer Book is the perfect portable teacher for everyone from beginners turning on a sewing machine for the first time to experienced sewers seeking tips on how to embellish a blouse with tiny pintucks. This friendly, reassuring resource, written by sewing expert and educator Barbara Weiland Talbert, answers the questions, corrects the mistakes, and troubleshoots the nagging problems sewers encounter every time they sit down at the sewing machine or pick up a needle and thread.
There are answers here to every kind of sewing question. The frustrated crafter whose needle keeps breaking will find the reason in the Needles and Thread chapter, and the beginner wondering how to identify the selvage edge will find guidance in Chapter 5: All About Fabrics. All the information sewers need to help them create wearables that fit well and decorative home items that stand up to daily wear and tear is here between the signature flexibind covers of Storey's newest Answer Book. The Sewing Answer Book is sure to become the trusted guide found next to every home sewing machine.
The Sewing Answer Book promises solutions to every problem you'll ever face and answers to every question you'll ever ask.That's a tall order, but suffice to say Barbara Weiland Talbert has compiled a thorough sewing guide in a compact volume Akron Beacon Journal
This informative and encouraging guide offers proven solutions to all of your most stubborn sewing problems. With a question-and-answer format that makes it easy to find what you need, Barbara Weiland Talbert includes tips on selecting the perfect patterns, choosing the right size needles, comparing seam types, and much more. No matter your sewing experience or whether you prefer to use a machine or sew by hand, The Sewing Answer Book will help you hone your skills while inspiring you to try new and exciting techniques.
About the Author
Barbara Weiland Talbert is a noted quilting and sewing author, columnist, edito