The New Complete Guide to Sewing: Step-by-Step Techniquest for Making Clothes and Home AccessoriesUpdated Edition with All-New Projects and Simplicity Patterns

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Readers Digest, Nov 11, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 384 pages
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The ultimate stitch-and-seam reference book for both beginners and seasoned sewers includes thousands of illustrations and diagrams for each stage of the sewing process. In this updated edition, sewers will find:

  • 20 new modern projects from Simplicity(r) patterns; includes updated photographs
  • Instructions for making smart trousers, traditional curtains, a light summer dress, kids' clothes, a beach towel, patchwork bag, and more
  • Tips on how to select the right equipment, choose the perfect fabric, and use the right technique for every project
  • Foolproof ways to discover the perfect pattern size and how to incorporate only the most flattering design details

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    Very nice book lots of illustratios

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    Took awhile to get but well worth it and was very well packaged. Read full review

    Easy to understand

    User Review  - faithgal -

    Love the book very easy to understand and gives plenty of detail so you wont get lost. I love it! Read full review

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