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This can be the one stitching ebook you will ever desire. each device and each procedure you require for making your home furniture or garments is heavily and sharply photographed, conscientiously annotated, and obviously defined. The instruments part starts off with the fundamental toolkit, beginning up into every little thing you possibly can desire - all types of slicing instrument and computer foot is proven. This part additionally comprises info on styles - the best way to degree, tips to use, and the way to regulate them. Gallery spreads look through the immense strategies part and show off darts, zips, pleats and so forth, in addition to displaying key stitches. Plus, you could convey your got and sophisticated talents to fruition as you're making a few of the 25 domestic decor and garments tasks behind the e-book. With the stitching e-book in your shelf, you have got each stitching query lined.

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Will gather and ruffle well. Difficult to handle. Cutting out: place tissue paper under the fabric and pin the fabric to the tissue, cutting through all layers if necessary; use extra-fine pins CREPE DE CHINE Medium weight, with an uneven surface due to the twisted silk yarn used. Drapes well and often used on bias-cut garments. Cutting out: if to be bias-cut, use a single layer layout; otherwise use a nap layout Seams: a seam for a difficult fabric or French DUCHESSE SATIN A heavy, expensive satin fabric used almost exclusively for special-occasion wear.

High under the arms, keeping the tape measure flat and Wear close-fitting clothes such as a leotard and leggings. straight across the back. Do not wear any shoes. HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HEIGHT Most paper patterns are designed for a woman 5 ft 5 in to 5 ft 6 in (165 to 168 cm). If you are shorter or taller than this you may need to adjust the pattern prior to cutting out your fabric. Full bust Make sure you are wearing a good-fitting bra and 1 Remove your shoes. measure over the fullest part of the bust.

STITCH LENGTH To set the size of the machine stitch. DIFFERENTIAL FEED This dial controls the ratio between the two layers of fabric feeding under the foot. KNIVES The two knives that cut away the fabric edge. WASTE CATCHER A removable tray that catches the edge of the fabric as it is trimmed off. BALANCE WHEEL This can be turned manually backward to disengage a stitch. 36 TOOLS EMBROIDERY MACHINE A machine that does not sew but embroiders, this enables you to produce embellished clothing or home wares.

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