Sew Fast Sew Easy

All You Need to Know When You Start to Sew

Elissa K. Meyrich

St. Martin's Griffin

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Includes three ready-to-use patterns

Reinvent Sewing for the Twenty-first Century!

"Where did you get your skirt?"

Ever want to create your own designer-look fashions? Develop unique accessories or home decor? Even if you've never held a needle or used a sewing machine, Sew Fast Sew Easy is all you need. With three simple patterns and easy-to-follow instructions, you can put your own stamp on fashion and step out in style--yours!

You'll learn:
- Tips and techniques from a fashion industry insider
- How to use your sewing machine to express your creativity
- How to custom-fit commercial patterns for that sexy look
- All about the latest fabrics and the best ways to use them

Plus a glossary of sewing terms makes quick reference easy.

So don’t wait. Use the ideas and simple how-to instructions in this book, and everyone will want to know the secret source for your fabulous clothes and accessories!

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SEW FAST SEW EASY
Chapter 1Your Survival Sewing Kit:WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTEDTools of the TradeWith these supplies--or notions as they are frequently called--on hand, you'll be able to complete most sewing projects. You should be able to find all the items in any sewing or craft store. 
 
 
Scissors, an 8- to 10-inch pair.The best kind is all metal. They will cut fabric easily and will last much longer. Remember that scissors are an extension of your own hand and are a very important tool. They must remain sharp--there is nothing more frustrating than dull scissors

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Elissa K. Meyrich

Elissa K. Meyrich is one of the garment industry’s true insiders. A designer and mixed-media artist, she teaches her techniques to sold-out classes in New York City’s fashion district at her store, Sew Fast Sew Easy.

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Sew Fast Sew Easy
All You Need to Know When You Start to Sew
Elissa K. Meyrich

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
August 2002
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429964722
ISBN10: 1429964723
112 pages, Includes 50 b&w illustrations plus 3 full-size patterns
$7.99
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