Tucks, Textures & Pleats


Author: Jennie Rayment

Publisher: J R Publications


Category: Pleats (Sewing)

Page: 104

View: 9699

Suitable for both the beginner and expert neddlewoman, this book is filled with practical diagrams and simple instructions for creating textural samples. Explore the world of weaving, scrunching, tucking and pleating; unravel the mystery of the bias bobble; and discover the delights of trumpets and the origami twist. The book includes an illustrated section on finishing techniques in addition to extensive suggestions for design development.

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers


Author: Julie Cole,Sharon Czachor

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1609019253

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 608

View: 3563

It is impossible to have good designs without having accurate quality construction skills. Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers is an up-to-date sewing guide that teaches fashion design students the skills they will need to execute their original designs in a professional environment. Each chapter covers a particular theme, such as collars, and reflects the order of assembly of any garment. More than 1,000 detailed and annotated sketches provide visual support to the techniques covered. New to this Edition: New Chapter 5 Stitching Knits: Working with Stretch New Chapter 7 Fitting: Developing an "Eye" for Good Fit Chapter order has been reorganized to reflect the stitching order of garments

Sourcing and Selecting Textiles for Fashion

Sourcing and Selection


Author: Erin Cadigan

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940496102

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 6832

Sourcing and Selecting Textiles for Fashion provides students with an analysis of fashion textiles and instruction for their use in fashion design.



Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Fancy work

Page: N.A

View: 6962

Make It Sew Modern

Gather, Twist, Pleat, Texture


Author: Vanessa Christenson

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 160468562X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 6313

Now you can add new dimension and texture to your life, even if you're just learning to sew. This exciting collection of fashion and home-decor patterns from Vanessa Christenson, owner of V and Co., shows how. Discover more than 20 simple sewing ideas, including eye-catching quilts, pillows, scarves, purses, and an assortment of clever embellishments Create three-dimensional flowers, raw-edge ruffles, tasteful tucks and pleats, and more Sew easy patterns and express yourself with unique designs that are just your style

The Practical Encyclopedia of Sewing


Author: Dorothy Wood

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754802778

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 255

View: 6967

This technical reference is the authoritative sourcebook of tried and tested sewing, patchwork and embroidery techniques that will help you achieve professional and accurate results every time.

The Sewing Book

An Encyclopedic Resource of Step-by-Step Techniques


Author: Alison Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756657185

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

View: 4696

This is the only sewing book you'll ever need. Every tool and every technique you require for making your own home furnishings or clothing is closely and sharply photographed, carefully annotated, and clearly explained. The Tools section begins with the basic toolkit, opening up into everything you could possibly need - every type of cutting tool and machine foot is shown. This section also includes information on patterns - how to measure, how to use, and how to adjust them. Gallery spreads appear throughout the substantial Techniques section and showcase darts, zips, pleats etc, as well as showingkey stitches. Plus, you can bring your acquired and refined skills to fruition as you make some of the 25 home decor and clothing projects at the back of the book. With The Sewing Book on your shelf, you''ve got every sewing questioncovered. Written by a passionate stitcher and teacher, with her own sewing school, eagerto produce a one-stop sewing bible for her students, this book leaves no hem unturned. You can dip in at any level - whether you''re new to sewing or refining your art, whether you want to repair an old skirt or create a new one, whether you want to spruce up a curtain or design one from scratch. And with a Foreword by U.S. sewing teacher, Diana Rupp, this book has it all sewn up.


Pillows & cushions


Author: Hilary More

Publisher: Meredith Corporation


Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 1127

More than 50 projects, plus basic techniques for making a variety of pillow covers and decorative borders.

Sew much better

professional secrets to sewing faster & easier


Author: Sew News

Publisher: Pjs Pubns

ISBN: 9780962114816

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 205

View: 2910

Discusses tools and equipment to make sewing easier, provides advice on using a wide range of fabrics, and includes tips for time-saving shortcuts, adding fine details, and solving common problems