Alabama Studio Sewing Design

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584799207
Size: 76.16 MB
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Alabama Studio Sewing Design from the Author: Natalie Chanin. Guide to sewing and embellishing basic wardrobe pieces including mid-length skirts, fitted dresses, and fitted tops.

Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781617691362
Size: 43.94 MB
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Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns from the Author: Natalie Chanin. A compendium for Alabama Chanin crafters collects all of the patterns from her first three books on an accompanying CD and offers illustrated instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops and jackets. 20,000 first printing.

Alabama Stitch Book

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584796381
Size: 40.28 MB
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Alabama Stitch Book from the Author: Natalie Chanin. Including 20 projects to make, designer and author demonstrates how she learned to sew and how she has learned that what she makes is important to the community where she grew up.

Alabama Studio Style

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584798231
Size: 66.95 MB
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Alabama Studio Style from the Author: Natalie Chanin. In a follow up to Alabama Stitch Book, the author shares more of her stenciling, stitching and beading methods; provides more than 20 projects, including her award-winning dresses and skirts; and collects recipes from Southern food expert Angie Mosier.

The Geometry Of Hand Sewing

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683351231
Size: 75.37 MB
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The Geometry Of Hand Sewing from the Author: Natalie Chanin. As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin and The School of Making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches are based on geometric grid systems—and by using grids as guides, they could make learning stitches, even seemingly elaborate ones, as easy as child’s play. In The Geometry of Hand-Sewing Chanin presents their breakthrough method, featuring illustrated instructions (for both right- and left-handed stitchers) for more than 100 stitches—from the most basic straight and chain to the more fanciful feather and herringbone; photos of both right and wrong sides; and guidelines for modifying stitches to increase one’s repertoire further. To simplify learning, the book also includes two plastic stitching cards die-cut with the grids on which every stitch in the book is based. These reusable cards can be stitched through for practicing ( just as children use lacing cards to learn to tie shoes) or used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.

Merchant Mills Sewing Book

Author: Carolyn Denham
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1910231010
Size: 69.98 MB
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Merchant Mills Sewing Book from the Author: Carolyn Denham. Keep it simple and do it well. The Merchant & Mills Sewing Book contains fifteen step-by-step projects aimed at guiding you gently but firmly through the basics of sewing. Each project you make from this book will be stylish, but above all, useful. Part I of the book presents a fundamental overview on the art of sewing, the tools and materials you will need and homegrown tips on essential good practice. In Part II, seasoned dressmaker Carolyn Denham leads you step by step through fifteen achievable projects, each building on the skills gained as you progress through the book. First, equip your sewing room with practical items you never knew you needed, such as a Tailor's Ham, Sleeve Roll and an Ironing Board Cover (essential items for good pressing practice), a Hussif (the ever ready portable sewing kit) and a Maker's Apron (utilitarian chic for good workers). Then go on to use your new sewing skills to make cushions, throws and bags before progressing on to garments with the Tailored Shawl and Fisherman's Top, using the paper patterns provided in the back of the book. Make them all and you will be a very capable dressmaker with a raft of functional, beautiful, handmade goods.

Elegant Stitches

Author: Judith Baker Montano
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1607053594
Size: 31.67 MB
Format: PDF
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Elegant Stitches from the Author: Judith Baker Montano. Learn all there is to know about silk ribbon stitches, crazy-quilt stitches, composite stitches, and even left-handed stitches. Compact enough to fit in your work basket, the book is spiral bound-leaving your hands free to work.

Improv Sewing

Author: Nicole Blum
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427406
Size: 17.85 MB
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Improv Sewing from the Author: Nicole Blum. Provides instruction for sewing projects, including clothing for all ages, accessories, home decor items, furnishings, applique, and doodle-stitching.


Author: Maya Donenfeld
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118077539
Size: 62.56 MB
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Reinvention from the Author: Maya Donenfeld. Explains how to craft with such repurposed materials as linen, burlap, and wool, providing details on deconstruction techniques and their environmental impacts, as well as how to embellish the materials using paint and ink.

Lotta Jansdotter S Everyday Style

Author: Lotta Jansdotter
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
ISBN: 9781617691744
Size: 40.58 MB
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Lotta Jansdotter S Everyday Style from the Author: Lotta Jansdotter. When Lotta Jansdotter steps out in one of her signature outfits, fans always ask, "Did you make that yourself?" Often the answer is, "Yes, and so can you!" With that in mind, the style icon created Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style, a pattern book/inspiration guide anchored by five easy, versatile sewing patterns--skirt, dress, blouse, pants/shorts, and jacket/coat--and highlighted with quick DIY accessories, including hats, bags, scarves, and jewelry. Photographed over the course of a year in her life in New York, Tennessee, India, and Sweden and organized by season, Jansdotter shares her sources of inspiration and how she and her friends mix and match her key pieces while working, play- ing, resting, and traveling. Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style brings Jansdotter's infectious and sought-after sense of style to new followers and longtime devotees alike.