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The complete idiot's guide to sewing

Author: Lydia Wills
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2000.
Series: Complete idiot's guide.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wills, Lydia.
Complete idiot's guide to sewing.
Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2000
(DLC) 00101020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Wills
ISBN: 0585182930 9780585182933 0028638913 9780028638911
OCLC Number: 44962578
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 282 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Tools of the Trade --
Shear Essentials --
Cutting Up: Any Sharp Sewer's Necessities --
Measuring Up: It Pays to Be Accurate --
Marking Up: Points Well Taken --
Staying Up: Holding It All Together --
Keeping Interfacing Easy --
The Eyes Have It: Needles and Thread --
Finding the Right Needle Among the Haystacks --
Hand-Sewing Needles --
Machine Needles --
Pulling It All Together: Thread --
Power Stitching and Steam Heat --
The Ultimate Driving Machine --
The Urge to Serge --
Steam Heat --
Going with the Grain: Fabric Facts --
Fabric Facts --
Nature vs. Nurture: Natural and Man-Made Fabrics --
Wool --
Fabric Foilers: Some Special Fabric Instructions --
The Rules of Fabric --
How Wide Can You Go: Fabric Width --
Don't Shrink from Preshrinking --
No More Hemming and Hawing: Getting Set to Sew --
Man vs. Machine --
Machine Make-Up: Know Your Working Parts --
The Long and Winding Thread Road --
Bob-Bob-Bobbin Along --
Tense About Tension? --
The Long and Short of It: Stitch Length --
These Feet Were Made for Sewing --
Sleight of Hand: Hand Stitching --
Darn It! --
Room to Sew --
A Cut Above: Your Cutting Table --
Stow Away Sewing Supplies --
Hideaway Heat --
Setting the Sewing Mood: Lighting --
Tying Up the Loose Ends --
Before: Sew Up the Loose Ends --
During: Steps to Stop the Mess Stress --
After: Taming the Sewing Beast --
Ready, Set, Prep! --
The Straight and Narrow: Finding the Grainline --
The Lowdown on Layout --
Marking Up --
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Basic Techniques --
The Ace of Baste: Seams.
Series Title: Complete idiot's guide.
Other Titles: Sewing
Responsibility: by Lydia Wills.

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