Sewing for Dummies

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Do you love to sew - or want to learn how? Then this book will have you in stitches in no time. There's nothing like the feeling of completing a project using beautiful fabrics and great timesaving tools and then sharing it with your family and friends. Plus, learning to sew will save you money too! Before long, you'll be stitching your own hems, repairing split seams, sewing on buttons, and much, much more. "Sewing For Dummies" is a book for both absolute beginners and experienced sewers. If you're a stone-cold beginner, you'll find everything you need to know to sew beginning-level projects - and the book doesn't assume that you've ever even picked up a needle and thread before. If you've had some experience with sewing, you'll find tips and tricks that it took author Janice Saunders Maresh, a nationally known sewing and serging instructor, years to pick up!In this work, you'll discover how to: master hand and machine stitches; read a sewing pattern; hem a variety of fabrics; negotiate sleeves and pockets; install zippers, buttons, and other fasteners; shape garments with tucks and pleats; and, adjust projects for better fit and function. This updated edition features a fresh 8-page color insert of all the new home decorating projects, including new patterns and instructions for a traditional living room with slipcovered couches and throws; a French country dining room with drapes and slipcovered chairs; and, a bedroom with shams, duvets, dustruffles, and window treatments, as well as: a bathroom with a shower curtain and towels; hip and funky tote bags; and, the perfect little black dress. Complete with lists of quick fix-it tools, sewing fundamentals, and sewing resources, "Sewing For Dummies, Second Edition", is the fun and easy way[registered] to get the basics and stitch up a storm in no time!

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