Sew Any Fabric by Claire Shaeffer

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Fabric Basics at Your Fingertips





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.





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 more experienced sewers who are looking for new ideas and techniques.

 

About Claire Shaeffer

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Claire Shaeffer is a respected author, lecturer, college insClaire Shaeffer is a respected author, lecturer, college instructor and columnist. She frequently contributes articles ttructor and columnist. She frequently contributes articles to sewing magazines, and has authored many books, including So sewing magazines, and has authored many books, including Sew Any Patch Pocket, Couture Sewing Techniques, Sew Any Fabrew Any Patch Pocket, Couture Sewing Techniques, Sew Any Fabric and The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts. Claire Shaeffeic and The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts. Claire Shaeffer makes her home in Palm Springs, California. r makes her home in Palm Springs, California.
 
Published November 10, 2003 by Krause Publications. 160 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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