The Complete Idiot's Guide To Sewing covers everything from sewing on a button and hemming to making pillows and drapes to designing and making a whole wardrobe. This book is the perfect resource for beginners or more experienced seamstresses and tailors who need a refresher course before tackling new projects. You'll find tips and shortcuts on using patterns and fabrics, supplies and tools, sewing machines, and more.
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Lydia Willis is a New York-based literary agent who sidelines as a seamstress, specializing in home accents, fancy pajamas, and elegant dresses.
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Book Description Alpha, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028638913
Book Description Alpha, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: You're no idiot, of course. You know you'd save money by doing your own alterations, and that it would be fun, fulfilling, and frugal to make your own clothes. You've got ideas for all kinds of gorgeous garments-but what you know about sewing could fit on the head of a pin. Don't come apart at the seams just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Sewing will help you piece together patterns, sew on buttons, and draft designs like a true tailor. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get: --Valuable illustrations to guide you through the procedures and projects. --Helpful guidelines for setting up your sewing space. --Sure-fire advice on buying a sewing machine and other equipment. --Creative ideas for gifts and crafts you can sew yourself. --Clear instructions on how to follow a pattern. --Easy-to-follow tips on tailoring your clothes for a perfect fit. --Simple instructions for creating custom-made clothes. --Great ideas for creating beautiful home accents. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028638913
Book Description Alpha, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028638913
Book Description Alpha, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028638913