Author: Lorna Knight
Publisher: David & Charles Publishers
Release Date: 2008
This text presents a complete guide to fashion sewing techniques, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or designing garments from scratch. Easy-to-follow instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques, allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes.
Author: Lorna Knight
Publisher: David & Charles
Release Date: 2014-08-24
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Provides a guide for creating basic and couture garments of different shapes and styles, including construction techniques, tips for working from a pattern, and suggestions for fabrics and embellishments.
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.
This is the only sewing book you'll ever need. Every tool and every technique you require for making your own home furnishings or clothing is closely and sharply photographed, carefully annotated, and clearly explained. The Tools section begins with the basic toolkit, opening up into everything you could possibly need - every type of cutting tool and machine foot is shown. This section also includes information on patterns - how to measure, how to use, and how to adjust them. Gallery spreads appear throughout the substantial Techniques section and showcase darts, zips, pleats etc, as well as showing key stitches. Plus, you can bring your acquired and refined skills to fruition as you make some of the 25 home decor and clothing projects at the back of the book. With The Sewing Book on your shelf, you've got every sewing question covered.
Author: Marion Sader
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
Release Date: 1991-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
"Like the other titles in Bowkers's Buying Guide series, it will be extremely useful..." Booklist Topical Reference Books selects and recommends today's best specialized reference books. It gives librarians and teachers the help they need to make sound choices in a wide range of subject areas. It provides the titles, authors, publishers and ordering information for building strong collections of essential works, preparing for classes, or researching particular subjects. This book offers expert evaluations of over 2,000 preferred titles in 50 categores, from Advertising and Aging to Women's Studies and Zoology. In each category, you'll find: *Headnotes that provide background and suggestions for collection development *Core Titles that identify the most significant books *At-A-Glance charts to help you determine the suitability of particular works.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.