Fabrics A-To-Z: The Essential Guide to Choosing and Using Fabric for Sewing

Dana Willard (Author)
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Description

Fabrics A to Z is the essential guide for sewists and fabric enthusiasts of all levels. This thorough resource explains the unique characteristics, strengths, and limitations of more than 100 fabrics in easy-to-understand terms, so any sewist can enter a fabric shop with confidence. From dotted swiss to silk charmeuse to faux fur, each entry includes a close-up photo of the fabric as well as an overview of its characteristics, ideal uses, and special considerations when sewing. As a bonus, the book concludes with a section on the best tools and notions to use when working with particular fibers, as well as tips on how to read patterns. The small size and flexibind format of Fabrics A to Z make it perfect for tossing into a bag when headed to the fabric store.

Product Details

Price
$22.50  $20.25
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams
Publish Date
April 01, 2012
Pages
224
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.7 X 8.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
ISBN/EAN
9781584799566
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About the Author

Dana Willard is the creator of the popular blog MADE. Her patterns and designs have been featured in sewing publications such as Craft Hope: Handmade Crafts for a Cause and Sew magazine, as well as on blogs and zines such as Craft, Odeedoh, Sewfearless, and Refashion. She lives in Texas. Visit her website at dana-made-it.com.
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