Singer Sewing Book Author:Gladys Cunningham An authoritative, up-to-date guide for beginners as well as experienced sewers. Expert step-by-step instructions detail the basic principles-and the newest advances-in sewing construction. From cutting and sewing a simple dress pattern to tailoring the most modern designers' fashions, every aspect of the fine art of sewing is covered. Here — are ... more »a few of the subjects discussed:
. The latest methods for using zig-zag stitching.
. How to handle the newest fabrics.
. How to make linings, interlinings, and interfacings.
. Seven ways to make buttonholes.
. When-and how-to take time-saving shortcuts.
. Home decorating-a comprehensive section showing how to make curtains, draperies, slipcovers, and bedspreads-in styles to suit every decor .
Every method has been tested by the Singer sewing experts, who reveal the secrets of fitting clothes to perfection, and tell you how to give your sewing a professional, custom-
With over 1500 color illustrations dramatizing every step of the instructions, and twenty-four pages of exciting color photographs. This book will be a valuable storehouse of ideas and information for years to come.« less