First Time Sewing

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing international
Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
ISBN: 1589238044
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First Time Garment Fitting

Author: Sarah Veblen
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1631594826
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In First Time Garment Fitting, sewing and design expert Sarah Veblen takes you by the hand and teaches you everything you need to know to adapt patterns so you can sew garments that fit just right. With detailed descriptions of essential tools and techniques, the easy step-by-step instructions will have you altering patterns and sewing tops, pants, and skirts that fit you to a T in no time. The projects introduce key skills you’ll use again and again for all your garment sewing. With First Time Garment Fitting, you’ll soon be sewing amazing clothing with confidence.

S E W

Author: Diana Rupp
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761139737
Format: PDF, ePub
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A how-to manual for sewing beginners covers how to choose and use equipment and materials, laying out fabrics and patterns, and tricks and advice for cutting and sewing.

Sew Me Sewing Basics

Author: Choly Knight
Publisher: Design Originals
ISBN: 9781574214239
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn how to sew, or just needs a quick refresher course. Friendly and easy-to-follow directions will have you sewing with confidence, making repairs, and creating new garments from scratch. From cutting patterns and sewing seams to binding edges, gathering fabric and installing zippers, each new skill is accompanied by a quick practice exercise to try, allowing you to learn as you sew. 36 simple and straightforward projects are provided for sewing fun accessories from plushies and pincushions to placemats, hand towels, hats and more.

First Time Knitting

Author: Carri Hammett
Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
ISBN: 1589238052
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Sewing Machine Basics

Author: Jane Bolsover
Publisher: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781907030734
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In the climate of “make do and mend,” sales of sewing machines have soared, but many are only accompanied by a difficult-to-understand technical manual. Here, Jane Bolsover provides a comprehensive guide for beginners. Starting with an essential overview of the sewing machine, learn how to thread it and wind bobbins, why tension is important, and which needles to choose. There's information on the basic sewing kit you will need, plus advice on which fabrics to choose and how to cut out. The chapters then build into a complete sewing course, and at the end of each chapter is a simple project to consolidate the skills you have just mastered. The projects include items for the home, including a cushion cover and a lampshade, stylish accessories, such as bags and scarves, plus great clothing basics, such as an A-line skirt and a simple shift dress. Also included at the back of the book are two full-size pull-out paper pattern sections.

First Time Cake Decorating

Author: Autumn Carpenter
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 158923961X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learning to make and decorate cakes that are as beautiful as they are delicious can be a challenge, but with the expert guidance of renowned confectionery artist Autumn Carpenter in First Time Cake Decorating, your goal is within reach. Like having your very own cake decorating instructor at your side, First Time Cake Decorating guides you expertly through the process, from baking and prepping your first cake through a range of decorating techniques, from essential piping techniques for creating borders, writing, and flowers to working with gum paste and fondant to make stunning daisies, roses, lilies, and more. There’s a first time for everything. Enjoy the journey and achieve success with First Time Cake Decorating!

Stitch by Stitch

Author: Deborah Moebes
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440211614
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Learn to Love Sewing, Stitch by Stitch So, you love all that gorgeous designer fabric and you really want to make something with it. Or maybe you've taught yourself a little sewing know-how but have become frustrated. Whatever your background, Stitch by Stitch guides you through everything you need to know to start sewing and make it to the varsity level. Inside Stitch by Stitch, you'll learn essential sewing skills--everything from basic stitching and backtacking to creating gathers, making darts and using multi-sized patterns--while completing appealing projects. In the book's unique format, skills and projects build upon each other so that you get instant gratification and motivation to progress. Stitch by Stitch, learn to love sewing with: A guide to the machine, notions and fabric. Get to know your sewing machine and learn about all the essential materials and tools you need to get started. 11 modern, stylish projects. A variety of projects--like a simple tote, a piped throw pillow, a hipster belt, a sweet A-line skirt and a cap-sleeved blouse--will build your sewing skills while giving you great pieces to show off. Clear and comprehensive step-by-step photo instruction. No vague illustrations that keep you guessing. Bonus CD. Includes PDF patterns for apparel projects (in sizes 4-14), stitch practice guides, sample applique designs and more. Whether you're a sewing novice or returning sewist, Stitch by Stitch will give you the confidence and skills to keep motivated, get great results and finally learn to love the process.

A Beginner s Guide to Machine Sewing

Author: Clementine Collinet
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844489961
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book will teach you how to use your sewing machine to make a range of projects from simple cushions and bags to more sophisticated clothees, toys and quilts with the help of simple, step-by-step instructions.

First Time Sewing with a Serger

Author: Becky Hanson
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 9781631597145
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In First Time Sewing with a Serger, sewing experts Becky Hanson and Beth Baumgartel take you by the hand and teach you everything you need to know to sew with a serger, or overlock machine—a versatile and speedy stitching tool. Start by learning how a serger works, the many styles available, and the roles of various parts and accessories. Get a detailed overview of the variety of functional and decorative stitches you can make, plus must-have threads, tools, and notions. Next, familiarize yourself with how to thread your serger, set the stitch size, and use it to start and end seams, sew curves and corners, and more. You'll use these essential skills to make the eight fun, easy garment and home decor projects--skills you'll turn to them again and again to create your own professional-looking pieces!