Apr 15, 2021
Sew Any Fabric: A Quick Reference to Fabrics from A to Z
Posted by Claire B. Shaeffer

Fabric Basics at Your FingertipsHave 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 baFabric Basics at Your FingertipsHave 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.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.An invaluable reference for any one who sews, Sew Any Fabric provides practical, clear information for novices and inspiration for experienced sewers who are looking for new ideas and techniques.

  • Title: Sew Any Fabric: A Quick Reference to Fabrics from A to Z
  • Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
  • ISBN: 0046081006432
  • Page: 299
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sew Any Fabric A Quick Reference to Fabrics from A to Z Fabric Basics at Your FingertipsHave 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 info

    Janiece

    Great reference book for different fabrics Organized alphabetically by the fabric s common name, it is easy to use and instructional at the same time Information about threads, stitches, needles and appropriate use are very helpful A must have for any sewist I hope there will be a new printing of this soon It is available used through bookstores and online.


    Cari

    this is an excellent resource for knowing which fabrics work for which project goes on to include which type of sewing needle to use as well as other detailed helpful hints i don t feel so lost at the fabric store any.


    Rebecca

    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.


    Jessica

    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.



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