S.E.W.: Sew Everything Workshop : the Complete Step-by-step Beginner's Guide

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Workman Publishing, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 248 pages
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The Book A lively how to and why to sew tutorial that marries attitude and instruction while teaching everything you need to know:
  • How to find the right machine, and become one with it
  • Essential skills, from winding a bobbin to sewing a dart to customizing a pattern
  • Preparing a workspace
  • The Ten Fabric Commandments
  • Laying out and cutting patterns
  • With step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs and illustrations throughout
The Projects
  • Cuddle-Up Cardigan
  • Tender is the Nightie
  • Foxy Boxers
  • Canine Couture Coat
  • Cape Mod
  • Power Tie
  • Tokyo Tie Bag
  • Lucky Scrap Scarf
  • Naughty Secretary Skirt
  • Founcy Tank Top
  • Knockout Knickers
  • And more!
The Patterns Includes ten original patterns—an $80.00 retail value—rated from One Spool (easy) to Three Spools (advanced Beginner) and designed to build skills.
 

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User Review  - mrsdanaalbasha - LibraryThing

This Book is amazing!! totally brllliant! I just loved it. it is so beautiful and practical, got everything for a beginner like me, I think Diana Rupp made a wonderful book that is pretty and cleaver ... Read full review

Great Book!!!!!!

User Review  - spjpcb2003 - Overstock.com

This book is so great for a beginners or for anyone so needs a refresher course on sewing. Diana give you so much detail and tips but she do not fell overwhelmed. I love this book and I love that you ... Read full review

Contents

Part oUzwAwria to Qsti
2
chapteri gearing up
10
chapter 3ady set sew
23
I
45
9
69
chapters lesewingplaybook
83
CuddleUp Cardigan 1
105
Foxy Boxers
134
Knockout Knickers
152
Toteally Awesome
164
Tokyo Tie Bag 1
171
Lucky Scrap Scarf
179
Sew Very Pretty Card 2
209
APPENDIX
225
Resources
236
Index
243

Naughty Secretary Skirt
144

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About the author (2007)

Diana Rupp founded and runs Make Workshop in New York City, the hip craft school that teaches everything from how to use a sewing machine to spinning your own yarn. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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