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New Complete Guide to Sewing: Step-By-Step Techniques for Making Clothes and Home Accessories

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ISBN13:

9780762104208

ISBN10:
0762104201
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Simon & Schuster

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Summary

Completely revised and updated, this ultimate sewing resource, originally published in 1976, provides an abundance of instructions, projects, full-color illustrations, and diagrams for making a vast array of clothes and home accessories, accompanied by fabric-width conversion and fabric-care charts.

Table of Contents

Sewing Equipment and Fabrics
8(18)
Sewing equipment
10(2)
Sewing supplies
12(2)
Pressing equipment
14(1)
Sewing machines
15(1)
Fabric types
16(8)
Underlying fabrics
24(1)
Natural and man-made fibers and care symbols
25(1)
Cutting
26(40)
Taking measurements
28(2)
Fabric widths and size range charts
30(1)
Pattern size guidelines
31(1)
Pattern catalogs and envelopes
32(1)
Pattern sheets
33(1)
Patterns: Inside the envelope
34(2)
Basic pattern alterations
36(11)
Fitting shell and master pattern
47(8)
Advanced pattern alterations---adjusting after the try-on fitting
55(1)
Preparing fabrics for cutting
56(5)
Basic cutting
61(1)
Cutting special fabrics
62(3)
Marking the cut pieces
65(1)
Stitches and Seams
66(70)
Hand-sewing tips
68(1)
Essential hand stitches
69(14)
Machine stitches
83(1)
Directional stitching
84(1)
Seams
85(3)
Seam finishes
88(3)
Overedge seams
91(1)
Project 1: Evening blouse
92(2)
Decorative seams and special seams
94(3)
Unusual seams
97(1)
Seams for special fabrics
98(3)
Seams as a way of shaping/Darts
101(3)
Project 2: Dress pants
104(2)
Darts in interfacing and in underlined garments
106(2)
Tucks
108(2)
Pleats
110(8)
Project 3: Pleated skirt
118(2)
Gathering
120(2)
Shirring
122(2)
Project 4: Christening dress
124(2)
Smocking
126(2)
Ruffles and flounces
128(2)
Project 5: Curtains
130(2)
Plain ruffles and flounces
132(4)
Neckline Finishes and Collars
136(46)
Neckline facings
138(2)
Shaped neckline facings
140(4)
Combination facings and bias facings
144(2)
Project 6: Summer dress
146(2)
Neckline finishes with cording
148(2)
Bound and banded necklines
150(1)
Applying bindings
151(3)
Shaped bands and placket bands
154(2)
Knit bands
156(2)
Zippers in knit band necklines
158(2)
Types of collars
160(1)
Collar interfacings
161(1)
Flat collars
162(2)
Project 7: Tailored jacket (with notched collar)
164(4)
Rolled collars
168(4)
Project 8: Shirt blouse
172(4)
Shawl collar
176(3)
Standing collars
179(3)
Waistlines and Belts
182(30)
Waistline joinings
184(2)
Applying a waistline stay
186(2)
Waistline casings
188(4)
Project 9: Sheer curtains
192(2)
Straight waistbands
194(4)
Project 10: Bermuda shorts
198(3)
Contour waistbands
201(1)
Waistbands with facing
202(2)
Project 11: Skirt
204(2)
Elastic waistbands
206(2)
Project 12: Girl's skirt
208(2)
Belts
210(2)
Sleeves and Sleeve Finishes
212(20)
Basic sleeve types
214(2)
Set-in sleeves
216(1)
Shirt sleeves
217(1)
Raglan sleeves
218(1)
Kimono sleeves
219(1)
Gussets
220(2)
Project 13: Boy's shirt
222(2)
Sleeve finishes
224(4)
Cuffs
228(4)
Pockets
232(20)
Types of pockets
234(1)
Patch pockets
235(5)
Project 14: Safari jacket
240(4)
Inside pockets
244(8)
Hems
252(30)
Turned-up hems
254(6)
Project 15: Pillow cover
260(2)
Faced hems
262(2)
Decorative hem finishes
264(2)
Hems with bound edges
266(2)
Project 16: Beach towel
268(2)
Finishing corners
270(6)
Special hemming techniques
276(2)
Project 17: Lace blouse
278(2)
Hemming special fabrics
280(2)
Fastenings
282(42)
Types of zippers
284(2)
Centered zippers
286(2)
Exposed zippers
288(2)
Lapped zippers
290(2)
Project 18: Bench cushion cover
292(2)
Fly-front zipper application
294(2)
Fly-front zipper application (men's pants)
296(2)
Zippers/Special applications
298(2)
Buttonholes
300(2)
Bound buttonholes
302(10)
Worked buttonholes
312(3)
Fabric closures
315(1)
Making button loops
316(1)
Attaching buttons
317(2)
Making buttons
319(1)
Hooks and eyes
320(2)
Snap fasteners
322(1)
Tape fasteners
323(1)
Tailoring
324(34)
Tailoring basics
326(3)
Underlining
329(3)
First fitting
332(1)
Construction
333(1)
Interfacing
334(5)
Assembling garment
339(7)
Lining
346(4)
Interlining
350(2)
Alterations
352(6)
Patchwork and Quilting
358(12)
Project 19: Patchwork vest
360(4)
Project 20: Baby blanket
364(6)
Glossary 370(4)
Index 374(8)
Acknowledgments / Appendices 382


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