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[ Table of Contents ] Chapt 1 - Fabric ] Chapt 2 - Tools and Equipment ] Chapt 3 - The Sewing Machine ] Chapt 4 - Patterns ] Chapt 5 - Pressing ] Chapt 6 - Marking The Fabric ] Chapt 7 - Preparing to Begin ] Chapt 8 - Seams ] Chapt 9 - Seam Finishes ] Chapt 10 - Stabilization ] Chapt 11 - Control of Fullness ] Chapt 12 - Finishing Edges ] Chapt 13 - Hand Sewing ] Chapt 14 - Closures ] Chapt 15 - Body Measurements ] Chapt 16 - Ease In Clothing ] Chapt 17 - Pattern Alterations ] Chapt 18 - Finished Dimensions ] Chapt 19 - Common Terms ] Chapt 20 - Common Costume Fabrics ] Index of Sewing Exercises ]

1. FABRICS

bulletFibers and Filaments
bulletWeaving
bulletBasic Weaves
bulletKnits
bulletPile Fabrics
bulletFelt

2. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

bulletMeasuring
bulletCutting
bulletMarking
bulletHand
bulletPressing
bulletSewing Machines
bulletCraft
bulletMaintenance
bulletMiscellaneous

3. THE SEWING MACHINE

bulletSewing Machine Terminology
bulletMachine Diagrams
bulletThreading Diagram

4. PATTERNS

bulletInformation located on patterns
bulletBasic Bodice

5. PRESSING

bulletGeneral guidelines
bulletPressing techniques

6. MARKING THE FABRIC

bulletTailor's Tacks
bulletTracing paper and wheel

7. PREPARING TO BEGIN

bulletPreshrinking fabric
bulletStraightening fabric grain
bulletLayout and cutting guidelines

8. SEAMS

bulletPlain seam
bulletPlain seam - Lapped application
bulletFlat Fell seam
bulletFrench seam

9. SEAM FINISHES

bulletSingle edge stitch
bulletDouble edge stitch
bulletClean finish
bulletZig zag finish
bulletSerged finish

10. STABILIZATION

bulletStay stitching
bulletInterfacing
bulletFlat lining

11. CONTROL OF FULLNESS

bulletDarts
bulletGathers
bulletAttaching Gathers
bulletPleats
bulletAttaching pleats
bulletEase

12. FINISHING EDGES

bulletFacings
bulletPlackets
bulletHems

13. HAND SEWING

bulletBasting
bulletHand Stitches

14. CLOSURES

bulletHooks, Eyes and Loops
bulletSnaps
bulletButtons and Buttonholes
bulletZippers
bulletPressure applied closures

15. BODY MEASUREMENTS

bulletGuidelines for taking measurements
bulletMeasurement charts

16. EASE IN CLOTHING

bulletWearing ease
bulletDesign Ease
bulletFitting Standards

17. PATTERN ALTERATION

bulletLengthening and Shortening
bulletCircumference adjustments

18. FINISHED DIMENSION
19. COMMON TERMS

  1. Symbols
    Sewing vocabulary

20. COMMON COSTUME FABRICS
21. LIST OF SEWING EXERCISES

 

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