|There's no fit like a custom-made garment. These patterns and tips will make your projects run smoother and add a professional quality to your results.|
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|Historic American Costumes and How to Make Them |
by Mary Evans
Easy-to-use illustrated handbook presents step-by-step instructions and patterns for clothes and accessories from colonial times through the Civil War. A bonus CD features every pattern in vector files.
|Left-Handed Sewing |
by Sally Cowan
Practical tips on how to adapt easily to right-handed diagrams; tools and instructional materials; and how to hand sew, hand stitch, and deal with hooks and eyes, snaps, and hand-rolled hems; darn; and sew on feathers, sequins, and beads. The final section introduces basic tailoring hand stitches such as the buttonhole, chainstitch, and French tack. Nearly 100 illustrations.
|Make Your Own Dress Patterns |
by Adele P. Margolis
A nationally acclaimed sewing expert provides simple, step-by-step directions and more than 1,000 illustrations for making clothes for work, home, and play — everything from stylish skirts, dresses, and jackets to children's clothing.
|Old-Time Tools & Toys of Needlework |
by Gertrude Whiting
More than 200 illustrations of hoops, frames, pins, pincushions, punches, bobbins, bodkins, shuttles, spinning wheels, sewing machines, and more from a wide array of cultures. Index.