Singer: The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing
Singer: The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing, 3rd Edition is the essential one-stop reference every sewer needs. Step-by-step instructions and hundreds of photos and diagrams make it easy to understand sewing fundamentals and more advanced techniques for fashion and home décor projects.Discover the mysteries of your sewing machine! Learn ways to get the most out of your machine and attachments, the best tools to use, and how to sew with a variety of fabrics. Then dive into sewing techniques for beautiful garments and stunning home décor designs: Learn how to make and finish seams; lay out, cut and mark patterns; sew bias strips; and make pillows, cushions, and piping.
Get tips and techniques for serger sewing, and discover how to create serger seams and finishes. Tackle first-time sewing projects with confidence, and refresh your memory on favorite techniques. Boost your wardrobe by altering store-bought patterns for a perfect custom fit. Refresh your tabletop with gorgeous tablecloths, placemats, and napkins, and create impressive bed and bath accessories. Achieve professional results effortlessly!
Ready to build your sewing skills? You'll learn how to:
- Operate your sewing machine or serger like a pro
- Customize clothing with buttons, pockets, collars, and more
- Make buttonholes with ease
- Create seam finishes, make closures, and attach zippers
- Sew your own activewear
- Make slipcovers, pillowcases, and duvet covers
The Complete Photo Guide series includes all the instruction you need to pursue your creative passion. With hundreds of clear photos, detailed step-by-step directions, handy tips and inspirational ideas, it's easy and fun to try new projects and techniques and take your skills to the next level.
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About the Author
Nancy Langdon is the president and principal designer for Studio Tantrum. She also hosts the blog at fledgeflyingiseasy.blogspot.com. She lives in Redondo Beach, CA.Sabine Pollehn is president and principal designer for the sewing pattern company Farbenmix. She also hosts klickundblick.de and farbenmix.blogspot.com. She lives in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.