Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Sewing

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Reader's Digest Association, 1976 - Dressmaking - 528 pages
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This simply-written yet extremely comprehensive guide gives clear, detailed, step-by-step instructions on everything sew-it-yourselfers need to know. Includes more than 2,000 drawings and photographs.

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Great pictures and simple clear instructions! - Goodreads
Super reference I regularly re-visit. - Goodreads
There are no instructions for darning. - Goodreads

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User Review  - lizzybeans11 - LibraryThing

I love this guide! I'm a novice sewer who *just* got a machine. This book helped me to learn the basics of garment construction and some very useful hand-stitches for the heady days when I didn't have ... Read full review

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I have used this book for so many years for all my sewing, it was always my goto reference.
When I immigrated I passed it on to a friend at work who was as keen on sewing her own clothes
as I had
been. I thought my sewing days were over and said a happy farewell to a good source of information. Well now I have a grandaughter who is so interested in creating outfits for her dolls, and enjoys the art of design, that I realise that I was hasty in giving away this wonderful book and I do wish I still had it to pass on to a very creative young lady. 

Contents

NECESSITIES OF SEWING 8 Tools and supplies
7
Sewing machine
20
Sewing area
42
Copyright

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