Sew Any Fabric: A Quick Reference to Fabrics from A to Z
Fabric Basics at Your Fingertips
&break;&break;Have you ever wished you could call an expert and ask for a five-minute explanation on the particulars of a fabric you are sewing? Claire Shaeffer provides this key information for 88 of today's most popular fabrics. In this handy, easy-to-follow reference, she guides you through all the basics while providing hints, tips, and suggestions base don her 20-plus years as a college instructor, pattern designers, and author.
&break;&break;In each concise chapter, Claire shares fabric facts, design ideas, workroom secrets, and her sewing checklist, as well as her sewability classification to advice you on the difficulty of sewing each fabric. Color photographs offer further ideas. The succeeding sections offer sewing techniques and advice on needles, threads, stabilizers, and interfacings. Claire's unique fabric/fiber dictionary cross-reference over 600 additional fabrics.
&break;&break;An invaluable reference for any one who sews, Sew Any Fabric provides practical, clear information for novices and inspiration for more experienced sewers who are looking for new ideas and techniques.
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Review: Sew Any FabricUser Review - Rebecca - Goodreads
Easy to use. Fabrics are listed alphabetical order. The proper needles, stitches per inch thread, ironing and cleaning tips are listed on one page. There is also a guide to the sewing difficulty of each fabric. You can be prepared and warned before you waste money on bad fabric. Read full review
Review: Sew Any FabricUser Review - Jessica - Goodreads
This is an awesome resource. But, it's not really good to check out from the library. I need one by my sewing table at all times so I know what to do. I'm gonna have to buy this book. Read full review