The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible

Author: Wendy Gardiner
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312676581
Size: 61.55 MB
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Explains which sewing-machine accessories to use when , with the aim of saving time, creating beautiful embellishments, working with difficult-to-handle fabrics and much more. Original.

Encyclopedia Of Sewing Machine Techniques

Author: Nancy Bednar
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781402742934
Size: 46.25 MB
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Demonstrates over seventy sewing machine techniques, including appliquâe, embroidery, hemstitching, monogramming, quilting, tucks, bias binding, buttonholes, and zippers.

Sewing Machine Magic

Author: Steffani Lincecum
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1631594427
Size: 33.61 MB
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Sewing machines are complicated machines, but with the instruction you'll find in Sewing Machine Magic, you can make even an old sewing machine work wonders. With just a little know-how and the right accessories, you can get the most out of your sewing machine and give all your sewing and quilting projects a professional look! In Sewing Machine Magic, author and sewing expert Steffani Lincecum shares 30+ years of experience on how to handle a sewing machine with greater ease and confidence, and explains how to easily find and use the right presser feetand other accessories for your machine, whether you purchased it at retail or found it at a yard sale. You'll learn the logistics of managing thread, how to achieve the proper stitch formation for every project, and how to troubleshoot a variety of common sewing problems. Learn to use more than 30 presser feet and other accessories, from the basics to more specialized tools designed to maximize efficiency, precision, and creativity. The 10 fashion and home decor projects show inventive ways to use some of the feet and accessories.

The Very Easy Guide To Using Your Sewing Machine

Author: Wendy Gardiner
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844488285
Size: 66.46 MB
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Ideal for the sewing machine novice, this handy guide shows aspiring sewers everything they need to know to get started. This user-friendly handbook to using a basic sewing machine combines the elements found in a user manual with nine great starter projects. Beginning with basic sewing machine parts and terminology and continuing into threading up and checking stitching and tension, this manual is specially designed for the sewer who aspires to use a sewing machine, but doesn{u2019}t know where to begin. Projects include a drawstring bag, a pillow with piping, a clutch bag, and an apron and decorative towel. Color photographs, a glossary of useful and important terms, and a trouble-shooting guide are included in this vital introduction to the sewing machine.

The Sewing Machine Classroom

Author: Charlene Phillips
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440216008
Size: 62.26 MB
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Make the Most of Your Sewing Machine! Join author Charlene Phillips as you learn all about your new best friend—your sewing machine! From fabric to feet to finished product, you’ll be guided through techniques for mastering your machine and using it to perform basic to advanced stitching tasks. Whether you’ve been sewing for years or just gotten the itch, you’ll find invaluable information inside for using your sewing machine to its maximum potential. Learn how to: Troubleshoot machine problems like skipped stitches, needle breaks and tension troubles Perform basic maintenance on your machine to keep it running smoothly Choose fabrics, threads and other materials that will keep your machine running at full capacity and result in quality projects Recognize and utilize the best sewing machine feet to achieve the desired results Refine everyday tasks from installing zippers to sewing buttonholes and constructing perfect hems Create beautiful embellishments like scallops, ruches, smocking, pin tucks, cutwork, puffing and entredeux to enhance any sewn project or garment An indispensable reference book to keep next to your machine, inside you’ll find quick answers to all your sewing problems. Take control of your sewing machine and achieve wonderful results every time!

The Sewing Machine Master Guide

Author: Clifford L. Blodget
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780990022725
Size: 77.70 MB
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A comprehensive easy to navigate efficient sewing machine guide and reference book for beginners and experts.

The Anarchist Cookbook

Author: William Powell
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1387589660
Size: 70.52 MB
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The Anarchist Cookbook will shock, it will disturb, it will provoke. It places in historical perspective an era when "Turn on, Burn down, Blow up" are revolutionary slogans of the day. Says the author" "This book... is not written for the members of fringe political groups, such as the Weatherman, or The Minutemen. Those radical groups don't need this book. They already know everything that's in here. If the real people of America, the silent majority, are going to survive, they must educate themselves. That is the purpose of this book." In what the author considers a survival guide, there is explicit information on the uses and effects of drugs, ranging from pot to heroin to peanuts. There i detailed advice concerning electronics, sabotage, and surveillance, with data on everything from bugs to scramblers. There is a comprehensive chapter on natural, non-lethal, and lethal weapons, running the gamut from cattle prods to sub-machine guns to bows and arrows.

Complete Book Of Sewing Techniques

Author: Wendy Gardiner
Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1620082373
Size: 74.51 MB
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For Great-Great Grandma, sewing clothing for the family was a necessity. In today’s ready-to-wear society, it’s a creative and rewarding personal choice. Packed full of information on basic sewing techniques, this book provides an ideal introduction for beginning sewers as well as a useful reference for those who already have sewing skills. Learning how to sew has never been simpler, with step-by-step photographs and friendly advice from internationally accredited sewing expert Wendy Gardiner. Along with clear instructions on everything from making seams, hems, sleeves, and collars to attaching linings and zippers, Wendy includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Her clear directions ensure that even beginners will get great results. With the techniques you learn in The Complete Book of Sewing you’ll soon be stitching amazing clothes with skill and confidence. Inside The Complete Book of Sewing Beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide to all aspects of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings. Covers sewing techniques from hand stitching and hemming to making collars and sleeves, adding darts for shaping, and inserting zips and buttonholes. Includes comprehensive information on fabrics, threads, needles and other equipment. Step-by-step photographs and color illustrations. Perfect for beginning sewers with no previous experience.

The Sewing Machine Attachment Handbook

Author: Charlene Phillips
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780896899230
Size: 51.32 MB
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It's time to sew with your feet! Sewing machine attachments don't have to be scary. With The Sewing Machine Attachment Handbook, you'll gain the knowledge you need to conquer that box of metal and plastic. This indispensable guide will: Help you identify 25+ of the most common attachment feet and accessories with detailed illustrations and pictures, including rufflers, binders, hemmers and more Give you clear step-by-step instructions for using each foot to yield the best results Guide you in choosing a sewing machine, including information on what to look for in a new or used sewing machine Whether you've just begun or are an experienced sewer, The Sewing Machine Attachment Handbook will walk you through the ins and outs of what your machine can do. So grab those feet, and start sewing!