Sewing and So Forth

Lorna Knight

"Perfect for all levels, this accessible reference offers concise instructions for basic and advanced sewing techniques, guidance on choosing tools and fabrics, fabric decoration ideas, how to achieve a perfect finish, plus the usual plethora of helpful hints, expert advice, and insider secrets that readers have come to expect from this best-selling series. The convenient 'Try This' and 'Fix It' boxes that run throughout expand your skills and fix common problems, and the mini-projects show you how to put to use the skills and techniques in the book."

Susan E. Mickey

Everything from applique to zigzag is included in this well illustrated guide.

Carol Laflin Ahles

Who needs to sew by hand when your machine can do it all? Embellish purchased garments or ones you made yourself with these wonderful techniques.

Sandra Betzina

This is a great reference book for all kinds of garment construction. Lots of techniques and short cuts are pictured in great illustrations.

PJS Publications

A great magazine that has current trends in fabric and design as well as how-to's for garment construction, easy gifts and home decorating.

Elissa K. Meyrich

With step-by-step directions for five easy projects and tips from the garment industry to help you learn, Sew On includes:

--Full-size patterns and complete step-by-step directions for a wrap dress, a basic t-shirt, easy pants, an iPod holder, and box cushion
--The ins and outs of how to use a sewing machine and a serger
--What to look for when buying a commercial pattern
--Understanding fabric personality--buying the right fabric
--The foolproof way to cut out your projects
--Checklists and a complete glossary

Janice S. Saunders

Even if you think you can't sew on a button, this book can help you improve your sewing skills.

Barbara Deckert

Sewing and fitting advice for anyone who wears size 14 or better.

Susan E. Mickey

Here are directions for 20 beautiful, easy projects that can be made in no time.

Nancy Zieman

Lots of great ideas and techniques for the home sewer.

Gail Abbott and Cate Burren

Make beautiful curtains, valances and shades with the explicit directions and great photos in this book.

DK Publications

Clear techniques, shortcuts and tricks of the trade help you create a whole new wardrobe or sew all new curtains for your home.

Sandra Detrixhe

Simple directions for basic sewing skills with easy to understand illustrations.

Taunton Press

This is the magazine "for people who love to sew". There are articles on different fabrics, directions for garment fit and construction, and home decor projects.

Sixth and Spring

Up-to-date information about the latest sewing tools and techniques combined with basic step by step illustrations and tips show why this book remains a classic reference for seamstresses.