Sewing 911 : Practical and Creative Rescue for Sewing Emergencies (SPI)

Sewing 911 : Practical and Creative Rescue for Sewing Emergencies (SPI)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 154 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781561584444
  • DDC分類 646.6

Full Description


This easy-to-use reference gives advice for repairing every common sewing error. Everyone has sewing disasters, but it's knowing how to save them that separates the amateurs from the pros. Removing the trial and error process, this text teaches how the pros fix mistakes covering such common disasters a clipping through a seam and running out of fabric. As a professional seamstress, Barbara Deckert has plenty of experience to draw from.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       3  (1)
Accidental Fabric Injuries 4 (14)
Flaws and Holes 6 (8)
Rips and Snips 14 (3)
Overly Enthusiastic Clipping and Trimming 17 (1)
Shortages 18 (18)
Not Enough Fabric 20 (12)
Not Enough Buttons 32 (2)
Not Enough Thread 34 (2)
Defective Design Details 36 (38)
Lopsided Laps and Lower Edges 38 (5)
Uneven Hemlines on Layered Skirts and 43 (2)
Dresses
Wounded Welts 45 (5)
Fixing Flap Fatigue 50 (4)
Flipping, Flopping, Puckering, and Pulling 54 (11)
Bungled Buttonholes 65 (6)
Mismatched Plaids and Patterns 71 (3)
Fitting Flaws 74 (32)
Too Short 76 (5)
Too Tight 81 (4)
Too Wide 85 (3)
Too Low Cut 88 (3)
Gapping Necklines 91 (6)
Not Enough Ease 97 (4)
The Sieeve Doesn't Fit the Armscye 101(5)
Surface Problems 106(16)
Ironing Accidents 108(7)
Spots and Show-Through 115(4)
Finicky Fibers and Weary Weaves 119(3)
Appendix A: Troubleshooting Your Sewing Machine 122(13)
Appendix B: Emergency Supplies 135(13)
Appendix C: Stain Removal 148(4)
Appendix D: Burn Testing for Fiber Content 152(1)
Index 153