Sewing Solutions: Tips and Advice for the Savvy Sewist

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"F+W Media, Inc.", Nov 27, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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Even the best sewists will encounter problems, snags, and little glitches in their work. Expert sewist and author Nicole Vasbinder's Sewing Solutions is an indispensable reference filled with invaluable advice you can trust.

Organized by stages, you'll find:

  • Detailed advice for the sewing process, including pros and cons, and basic considerations of working in each step.
  • An easy-to-follow layout providing basic information as well as step-by-step techniques for making bias tape, sewing trims, buttonholes, zippers, hems, and more.
  • Easy-tonavigate color-coded cross-references available for quick referencing.
  • Troubleshooting tips that advise how to deal with every sewing situation.
Whether choosing the right tools, reading patterns correctly, or everything in between, Sewing Solutions will prove to be an essential sewing companion.

 

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Sewing Solutions: Tips and Tricks for the Savvy Sewist

User Review  - Nanette Donohue - Book Verdict

After a decade of teaching sewing, Vasbinder has a good idea of the information that sewists need to create quality garments, and she has assembled some of her best advice into a collection of tips ... Read full review

Contents

How to use this book
6
SECTION ONE Tools and Equipment
8
Solutions and Tips
72
Glossary of terms
186
Resources
188
Index
190
Acknowledgments
192
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About the author (2012)

Nicole Vasbinder owns and operates StitchCraft and an independent accessory line Queen Puff Puff. She was a founding teacher of Stitch Lounge in San Francisco. She currently teaches at Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics in Berkeley. Nicole attended the Academy of Art University and Otis College of Art & Design and her designs have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Adorn Magazine, JoAnn Magazine, Venus Zine and Craft. She lives in Petaluma, California.

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