Handbook of Sewing Stitches : An Illustrated Guide to Techniques and Materials Paperback
by Lorna Knight
Beginners will find easy-to-follow instruction in basic skills, guided by clear photographs and diagrams, while advanced sewers can use the book to find information on stitches, techniques, and fabrics they have not thought of using before.
A comprehensive Stitch Directory features both functional and decorative stitches created by hand, conventional sewing machine, and serger (overlocker).
These are cross-referred to the relevant techniques and applications in the book.
A Textile Directory provides information on working with more than 70 fabrics, from delicate chiffon and lace to heavy-duty corduroy, and denim, with advice on the properties and handling qualities of each, and tips on suitable stitches and applications.
Previously published as The Sewing Stitch Bible 9781844482863
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages, 500 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 17/01/2012
- Category: Needlework & fabric crafts
- ISBN: 9781844488124