Fabric manipulation - the art of creating constructed textiles - is demystified in this encyclopedia of sewing techniques. Features 150 creative sewing techniques, from smocking, trapunto quilting and reverse applique to Suffolk puffs, pleating and shirring. Includes hundreds of diagrams and photographs to illustrate the traditional and contemporary methods. Creative project ideas show practical applications for many of the fabric manipulation techniques.150 Creative Sewing Techniques Ruth Singer ... Tool. guide. Hand. sewing. Always use the finest needle possible: ideally it should be about the same thickness as ... The more expensive brands are worth buying ifyou hand sew a lot with fine fabrics, and mid-range price needles are ... Most ofthe techniques listed in this book can be achieved using any basic sewing machine, but ifyou are planning onanbsp;...
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