Encyclopedia of Sewing

Adele Margolis (Author)


Combining the convenience of a dictionary with the instructiveness of an encyclopedia, this one-of-a-kind reference has the answers to all your sewing questions. With a wide range of reference topics, this encyclopedia will quickly become a favored resource for answering in-the-moment puzzles as well as more in-depth study.
With more than 1,000 alphabetized how-to entries and detailed step-by-step instructions, The Encyclopedia of Sewing covers a wide range of methods and common problems - from basic garment construction to inserting zippers, sewing hems, working with difficult fabrics and more.
Written by Adele Margolis, a well-respected and fun-to-read source of tailoring knowledge for generations, this comprehensive and timeless guide belongs in every sewer's home. Includes over 3,000 illustrations for "at a glance" reference for any situation!

Product Details

Echo Point Books & Media
Publish Date
March 19, 2019
7.01 X 1.63 X 10.0 inches | 3.28 pounds
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About the Author

Adele P. Margolis was a nationally acclaimed sewing expert. She attended the Anne Burrows School of Design and received her art training at the Graphic Sketch Club and the Barnes Foundation. Mrs. Margolis was a dressmaker, tailor, and patternmaker, and taught all of these skills at her own shop and at adult education centers. She is the author of The Dressmaking Book, How to Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter, How to Design Your Own Dress Patterns, The Encyclopedia of Sewing, The Complete Book of Tailoring, and Fashion Sewing for Everyone.