The Sewing Bible: A Modern Manual of Practical and Decorative Sewing Techniques (Hardcover)
A complete course on sewing—from threading a needle to couture hemmingFinally someone has created every sewer's ideal companion: a comprehensive book on every aspect of hand and machine sewing—from the most basic to the most advanced—with a modern aesthetic and 20 projects to boot. From simple tutorials to in-depth masterclasses, Ruth Singer packs in lesson after lesson on both practical and decorative techniques.
The Sewing Bible includes:
• Easy-to-use instructions accompanied by hundreds of beautiful photographs detailing every stage of each technique•20 functional, fashionable sewing projects that illustrate many of the lessons—from an easy T-shirt transformation to a complex handbag—making this a how-to guide and pattern book in one
•Extensive guides to fabrics and tools, and resources to help you choose the perfect materials and equipment for your projects
•Advice on using organic and eco fabrics and working with recycled and vintage fabrics With more excitement than traditional sewing manuals, and much more depth than a book of projects, The Sewing Bible is an easy-to-use guide that's as attractive as it is comprehensive. This is the one book you need whether you're a beginner, an expert, or anywhere in between.
About the Author
RUTH SINGER is a skilled textile designer and an accomplished textile historian. Her work has appeared at exhibitions including the Craft Council's "Origin" show and New York Design Week. Visit her website at www.ruthsinger.com and her blog at www.mantua-maker.blogspot.com