An invaluable resource for sewers of all abilities, this guide offers practical help with all of the essential hand- and machine-sewing techniques, from stitches and fastenings to fabrics and seams.
Beginners will find easy-to-follow instruction in basic skills, guided by clear photographs and diagrams, while advanced sewers can use the book to find information on stitches, techniques, and fabrics they have not thought of using before.
A comprehensive Stitch Directory features both functional and decorative stitches created by hand, conventional sewing machine, and serger (overlocker). These are cross-referred to the relevant techniques and applications in the book.
A Textile Directory provides information on working with more than 70 fabrics, from delicate chiffon and lace to heavy-duty corduroy, and denim, with advice on the properties and handling qualities of each, and tips on suitable stitches and applications.
Paperback, 256 pages
Author: Lorna Knight
Publisher: Search Press