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    DescriptionThis is the only sewing book you'll ever need. Every tool and every technique you require for making your own home furnishings or clothing is closely and sharply photographed, carefully annotated, and clearly explained. The Tools section begins with the basic toolkit, opening up into everything you could possibly need - every type of cutting tool and machine foot is shown. This section also includes information on patterns - how to measure, how to use, and how to adjust them. Gallery spreads appear throughout the substantial Techniques section and showcase darts, zips, pleats etc, as well as showing key stitches. Plus, you can bring your acquired and refined skills to fruition as you make some of the 25 home decor and clothing projects at the back of the book. With "The Sewing Book" on your shelf, you've got every sewing question covered.


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    Title
    The Sewing Book
    Subtitle
    An Encyclopedic Resource of Step-By-Step Techniques
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) DK Publishing, By (author) Alison Smith, Foreword by Diana Rupp
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 236 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 2,018 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780756642808
    ISBN 10: 0756642809
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WFB
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14210
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 646.2
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97602736
    BISAC V2.8: CRA032000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA035000
    DC22: 646.2
    LC classification: TT705 .S55 2009
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WFB
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    annotated edition
    Publisher
    DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
    Imprint name
    DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
    Publication date
    30 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Written by a passionate stitcher and teacher, with her own sewing school, eager to produce a one-stop sewing bible for her students, this book leaves no hem unturned. You can dip in at any level - whether you're new to sewing or refining your art, whether you want to repair an old skirt or create a new one, whether you want to spruce up a curtain or design one from scratch. And with a Foreword by U.S. sewing teacher, Diana Rupp, this book has it all sewn up.