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

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St. Martin's Press, May 11, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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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.

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

User Review  - Danae - Goodreads

Meh. Kind of a "Jack of All Trades, Master of None" situation. Tries to be both super basic ("These are kinds of Scissors. You will need a needle!")and fairly advanced ("Here is a really vague ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

Meh. Kind of a "Jack of All Trades, Master of None" situation. Tries to be both super basic ("These are kinds of Scissors. You will need a needle!")and fairly advanced ("Here is a really vague ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

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 and The Dressmaker's Technique Bible.

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