The Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques

A Step-by-step Visual Directory, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Pieces
Author: Wendy Gardiner
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781903975664
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 160
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Here's another great addition to the Encyclopedia of Art technique series, a favorite with crafts aficionados of all ages. This complete, step-by-step guide to hand and machine sewing combines basic know-how for the beginner with advanced techniques for the more experienced.

The Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques

A Step-by-step Resource with Over 1000 Colour Photographs
Author: N.A
Publisher: Apple
ISBN: 9781845430481
Category: Dressmaking
Page: 320
View: 7555
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Whether you are a novice or a professional, The Complete Guide to Sewing will answer all your sewing questions for both clothes making and home decorating. This most valuable tool for a lifetime of sewing success features concise step-by-step directions and full-colour photography, which show you a clear picture for every project and sewing technique. Keep The Complete Guide to Sewing handy next to your sewing machine for instant answers to your sewing questions. You'll find the information you need for every step of clothes making, from easy fitting to fine tailoring details. And this invaluable source also offers advice on how to sew stylish home accents for every room with the confidence of a professional.

Encyclopedia of Sewing Machine Techniques


Author: Nancy Bednar,JoAnn Pugh-Gannon
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781402742934
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 336
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Demonstrates over seventy sewing machine techniques, including appliquâe, embroidery, hemstitching, monogramming, quilting, tucks, bias binding, buttonholes, and zippers.

El Gran Libro de la Costura


Author: Alison Smith
Publisher: DK
ISBN: 9781465478696
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 400
View: 3809
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Vampire Knits

Projects to Keep You KNitting from Twilight to Dawn
Author: Genevieve Miller
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307586928
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
View: 5909
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Surrender to the allure of knits inspired by the immortals we all love to fear. If you adore Twilight, True Blood, or The Vampire Diaries, this collection of 28 imaginative and beautiful projects is sure to captivate. • Black capes are so 1897, instead get stylish with the dead sexy Sidhe Shrug. • Unleash your inner shapeshifter with the Werewolf Hat. • Keep warm while holding hands with your vampire by wearing these Bellisima Mittens. • Around humans? Use the Blood Bottle Cozies to disguise your beverage. Whether you are wandering the Carpathian Mountains or the bayous of Louisiana, these smoldering projects—for knitters of all levels—will keep you well protected, no matter what you attract. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Encyclopedia of Machine Embroidery

Techniques, Stitches, Fabrics and Threads, Sewing and Embroidery Machines, Accessories
Author: Val Holmes
Publisher: Quilters Resource
ISBN: 9781889682365
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 192
View: 458
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Complete Book of Sewing Techniques

More Than 30 Essential Sewing Techniques for You to Master
Author: Wendy Gardiner
Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1620082373
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: N.A
View: 7002
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For Great-Great Grandma, sewing clothing for the family was a necessity. In today’s ready-to-wear society, it’s a creative and rewarding personal choice. Packed full of information on basic sewing techniques, this book provides an ideal introduction for beginning sewers as well as a useful reference for those who already have sewing skills. Learning how to sew has never been simpler, with step-by-step photographs and friendly advice from internationally accredited sewing expert Wendy Gardiner. Along with clear instructions on everything from making seams, hems, sleeves, and collars to attaching linings and zippers, Wendy includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Her clear directions ensure that even beginners will get great results. With the techniques you learn in The Complete Book of Sewing you’ll soon be stitching amazing clothes with skill and confidence. Inside The Complete Book of Sewing Beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide to all aspects of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings. Covers sewing techniques from hand stitching and hemming to making collars and sleeves, adding darts for shaping, and inserting zips and buttonholes. Includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Step-by-step photographs and color illustrations. Perfect for beginning sewers with no previous experience.

The Encyclopedia of Quilting and Patchwork Techniques


Author: Katharine Guerrier
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780806989075
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 175
View: 3193
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Born of necessity, done for practical purposes only, quilt-making has now become a cherished art form. Its combination of patchwork, appliqu, and quilting give this craft a wonderful versatility--and you an unparalleled opportunity for self-expression. From shoofly blocks and Suffolk puffs to folded stars and four-patch pinwheels, this unique volume presents both simple traditional designs and elaborate investigations of color and pattern. Take apart the "anatomy" of a quilt in progress: the top layer, batting, backing, border, blocks, stitching, and sashing. Work out the design before you actually start sewing. Construct several kinds of blocks--all shown in fabulous pictures. Busy quilters will appreciate sections on rotary cutting and speed piecing that give satisfying results in half the time. Beginners will immediately gravitate to advice on how to start, while more experienced stitchers can head right to the advanced techniques. You'll soon have handmade, heirloom-quality quilts to show off and treasure!

The Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking Tools & Techniques


Author: Susan Pickering Rothamel
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781600595493
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 320
View: 4951
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This A-to-Z encyclopedia contains every technique, every major designer, every scrapbook possibility—and it’s all described in glossary style, complete with photos and tips that no scrapbooker can do without. Exciting page layouts with how-to instructions, offer inspiration, while dozens of projects come from the most creative minds in the field, including Andrea Grossman (Mrs. Grossman’s Paper Company); Rhonda Anderson (Creative Memories); Bridgette Server (Making Memories); and Dee Gruenig. Eye-opening studio set shots present decorations and accessories, while charts, graphs, and blocked sections supply necessary information.

The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques

A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques
Author: Pauline Brown
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402709128
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 176
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Hundreds of color photographs and illustrations, plus practical instruction for some 240 stitches in such embroidery techniques as counted thread, surface embroidery, metal thread, needlepoint, appliqu�, machine embroidering and quilting, make this the ultimate sewing room companion. The stitches encompass every aspect of embroidery.

Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts


Author: Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307965511
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 400
View: 9863
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Whether you just bought your first sewing machine or have been sewing for years, Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts will open your eyes to an irresistible range of ideas. A comprehensive visual reference, the book covers everything a home sewer craves: the basics of sewing by hand or machine, along with five other time-honored crafts techniques, and step-by-step instructions for more than 150 projects that reflect not only Martha Stewart’s depth of experience and crafting expertise, but also her singular sense of style. Encyclopedic in scope, the book features two main parts to help you brush up on the basics and take your skills to a new level. First, the Techniques section guides readers through Sewing, Appliqué, Embroidery, Quilting, Dyeing, and Printing. Following that, the Projects A to Z section features more than 150 clever ideas (including many no-sew projects), all illustrated and explained with the clear, detailed instructions that have become a signature of Martha Stewart’s magazines, books, and television shows. An enclosed CD includes full-size clothing patterns as well as templates that can be easily produced on a home printer. Fabric, thread, and tool glossaries identify the properties, workability, and best uses of common sewing materials. And, perhaps best of all, when you need it most, Martha and her talented team of crafts editors offer you the reassurance that you really can make it yourself. The projects are as delightful as they are imaginative, and include classic Roman shades, hand-drawn stuffed animals, an easy upholstered blanket chest, a quilted crib bumper, French knot-embellished pillowcases and sheets, and Japanese-embroidered table linens, among many others.With gorgeous color photographs as well as expert instruction, this handy guide will surely encourage beginners and keep sewers and crafters of all experience levels wonderfully busy for many years to come. From the Hardcover edition.

Threads Sewing Guide

A Complete Reference from America's Best-loved Sewing Magazine
Author: Carol Jean Fresia
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600851444
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 370
View: 1076
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Presents an introduction to basic sewing techniques, covering such topics as fabric, patterns, seams, cutting, hems, and surface embellishment.

Design Room Techniques


Author: Laurel Hoffman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780966323641
Category: Dressmaking
Page: 448
View: 737
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Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Sewing


Author: Donna Kooler
Publisher: Leisure Arts
ISBN: 1601404565
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 240
View: 8264
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Encyclopedia of Sewing, -Comprehensive guidebook touches every aspect of sewing, from early history to today‘s latest techniques, plus projects by top designers.

Firefly's Step-by-step Encyclopedia of Needlecraft

Patchwork, Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, Crochet, Appliqué
Author: Louise Dixon
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781554079254
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 320
View: 3008
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Presents a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the techniques of patchwork, needlepoint, quilting, sewing, crocheting, embroidery, and appliquâe.

Encyclopedia of Sewing

150 Inspired Projects from A-Z
Author: Martha Stewart
Publisher: David & Charles Publishers
ISBN: 9780715338308
Category: Sewing
Page: 416
View: 8224
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Features sewing and fabric craft techniques and projects. This title presents step-by-step instructions for the sewing techniques. It is suitable for the sewers.|This is a treasury of sewing and fabric craft techniques and projects compiled by the undisputed queen of crafts, Martha Stewart. It comes complete with a CD-ROM containing all the patterns and templates for each sewing pattern.It features full step-by-step instructions for every sewing technique, catering for everyone from first-time dabblers to the more adventurous sewers. Over 150 projects are fully explained and beautifully shot providing practical detail and inspirational ideas. It also includes a detailed UK sources and buyer's guide, and a full rundown of the essential tools and materials necessary to make this a lasting reference.Contents include:Introduction; Basic Techniques; Sewing; Applique; Embroidery; Quilting and Patchwork; Dyeing; Printing; Projects A - Z; Animals; Aprons; Bags; Bath Linens; Bed Linens; Bibs; Blankets; Books; Clothing; Coasters; Cozies; Curtains; Decorative Pillows; Dolls; Flowers; Handkerchiefs; Nursery; Organizers; Pets; Pincushions; Pot Holders; Quilts and Patchwork; Shades; Slippers; Table Linens; Upholstery; Wall Decor; Tools and materials; CD Patterns and Templates; Suppliers; Index.

Enciclopedia de técnicas de pastel


Author: Judy Martin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788486673635
Category: Art
Page: 192
View: 6771
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Una guía única de la A a la Z que incluye todas las técnicas de pastel y cómo utilizarlas para aprovechar todas sus ventajas. Técnicas descritas: Superposiciones - Clima - Dibujo gestual - Empaste - Modelado - Paisaje - Bocetado - Aguada seca - Estarcido - Lápiz y pastel - Flores - Paisajes - etc.