Machine Sewing for Quilters: Susan Stewart, $24.95. This book
shows tehniques for
making an heirloom quilt using lace insertion, cathedral lace windows, and
quilting techniques. A great book with tons of tips and detailed
instructions on heirloom sewing techniques.
Embroidered Christening Gowns from Country Bumpkin:
Mecca: More Sewing with Whimsey. $29.95. More
of Kari's fabulous
techniques of embellishment.
With Whimsey: Kari Mecca: $24.95. This book contains
instructions for making Kari's beautiful rickrack flowers, as well as many
other embellishment ideas for rickrack, ribbons, trims and beads.. There
are 3 patterns in this book. Girls sundress, Girls Puff Sleeve Dress
both in size 2-6 and Girls Pinafore Size 18 and 24 mo.
Machine Sewing: Carol Ahles. This book shows all the tips and
tricks to sewing with wing and twin needles and using all those wonderful
stitches on our machines. The color photos are beautiful and there is an
appendix that is invaluable for setting stitches as well as lengths and widths
of stitches. Now in soft cover.
Mothers Guide to Sewing Children's Clothes: Nancy Coburn $20.00.
This book is a wonderful reference book for sewing children's smocked
clothing. There are basic sewing instructions for variations on a yoke
dress including collar, sleeve and yoke styles. The basic sewing
instructions and illustrations are invaluable for the seamstress just beginning
to sew smocked clothing. There are detailed photographs for techniques and
shortcuts to making your construction easier. This book is a valuable
asset for any seamstress who is looking for variations in her basic patterns.
A-Z of Sewing: $38.00. Basic sewing and heirloom sewing techniques in
easy to follow step by step
A - Z of Heirloom Sewing:
$19.95. Finally the book we've
been waiting for. Loaded with photographs of heirloom sewing
techniques and tips for the heirloom sewer. A must for your A-Z library.
A - Z of Sewing for Smockers: $38.00 This is a must have book.
It has everything concerning construction of a smocked garment. The
step-by-step photographs will walk you through any technique.