Not all fabrics are created equal. Stretchy knits. Bulky wools. Sheer organza. Faux fur. Real leather. Plush velvet. Every fabric has its own characteristic and comes with its own special challenges. To be forewarned is to be forearmed – that’s why smart sewers always check for the specific handling information in Fabric Savvy by sewing guru Sandra Betzina. And now there’s no waiting to get this important information because Fabric Savvy is immediately available as a downloadable ebook.
Take the guesswork out of choosing the right fabric. Browsing through a fabric store is always delight and there’s usually a gorgeous silk brocade, sparkling lame, or exotic African mudcloth that captures your fancy. More often than not, the fabrics that look so appealing can also be intimidating to work with, so what’s a sewer to do!
Get the right answers and avoid costly mistakes. To be sure that you’ll be as thrilled with the final results, consult Fabric Savvy before you do anything. With specs on 85 different fabrics, it provides the all-important answers to questions like these:
- Is this fabric appropriate for the style of the garment?
- Do you need to preshrink the fabric?
- What needle, thread, stitch length and presser foot are required?
- What seam finishes, closures, and hem work best?
Enjoy professional-looking results whatever fabric you choose. Fabric Savvy gives you the confidence to work with silks, satins, microfibers, and even vinyl and waterproof materials with confidence. Download your copy and enjoy the freedom of knowing you can handle any fabric that catches your eye!
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- Additional Information
SKU THR63077772 Table Of Contents African Mudcloth
Loosely Woven Weaves
Lycra Knit Blends
Lycra Woven Blends
Silk Crepe de Chine
Tulle & Net
Water & Wind Resistant
Wool Double Cloth
Woolens & Worsteds
Intro No Video Author Sandra Betzina ISBN 978-1-60085-651-8 Publication Year 2002 Pages 208 Photo No Drawings No Video Download No Other Formats No Cover PDF eBook Format eBook (PDF)
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