Sewing for Style (Singer Sewing Reference Library)
Sewing for Style - Singer Sewing Reference Library Author:Singer Sewing Editorial Staff Sewing for Style goes beyond the beginner stage of sewing to the next level of expertise. With this book you can add to the basic skills gained from personal experience. Once you have mastered the basics, use Sewing for Style as a guide to more advanced sewing. Although this book is not a beginning sewing book, neither is it just for experts. A ... more »little general sewing experience is all you need...
All four sections feature step-by-step instructions for quality dressmaking. A color photograph illustrates each step, shouwing you exactly how it is done. The instructions are not for entire projects but for individual techniques to use with any commercial patter. The techniques were chosen to simplify sewing, save time, and result in more professional-looking garments. Sewing Expertise, Contemporary Techniques, Tailoring and Distinctive Details. Discusses fabrics, buttons, trims, and interfacings, gives advice on fitting, wardrobe planning, tailoring, and special techniques, and covers topstitching, cutwork, ribbon applique, lace inserts, piping, and decorative seams.« less