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Handbook of Sewing Stitches : An Illustrated Guide to Techniques and Materials

Handbook of Sewing Stitches : An Illustrated Guide to Techniques and Materials

Lorna Knight

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This is a complete resource for sewers of all abilities, offering invaluable advice and help with all kinds of sewing projects, from simple repairs and alterations to making soft furnishings, fashion garments, and couture tailored designs.

Beginners will find easy-to-follow instruction in basic skills, guided by clear photographs and diagrams, while advanced sewers can use the book to find information on stitches, techniques, and fabrics they have not thought of using before. A comprehensive Stitch Directory features both functional and decorative stitches created by hand, conventional sewing machine, and serger (overlocker).

These are cross-referred to the relevant techniques and applications in the book. A Textile Directory provides information on working with more than 70 fabrics, from delicate chiffon and lace to heavy-duty corduroy, and denim, with advice on the properties and handling qualities of each, and tips on suitable stitches and applications. Previously published as The Sewing Stitch Bible 9781844482863 An essential guide for both beginners and more advanced needleworkers.

Practical instructions accompanied by clear photographs and useful diagrams. Includes comprehensive Stitch and Textile Directories.

Additional Information

Author Lorna Knight
Publisher Search Press
Publication date 17 Jan 2012
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781844488124

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