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Successful Sewing, 6th Edition


Successful Sewing, 6th Edition
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By: Mary G. Westfall

ISBN: 978-1-59070-825-5
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2008
Subject: Clothing and Fashion
Grade Level: 6-14
Retail Price: $52.00
School Price: $39.00

Description

Successful Sewing is a write-in text designed for use by beginning and experienced sewing students. A step-by-step, easy-to-follow format allows students to work at their own pace as they experience the fun, excitement, and creativity of sewing. The text teaches construction skills and includes imaginative ideas for making sewing fun and profitable. A lesson on quilting is included in this edition so students can expand their sewing techniques to enjoy this popular hobby.


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Clothes & Your Appearance, 9th Edition


Table of Contents

Unit 1: An Introductory Activity


Unit 2: Evaluating Your Knowledge and Planning Your Learning


Unit 3: Learning the Basics
  1. Taking Body Measurements and Selecting Your Pattern Size
  2. The Pattern Envelope
  3. Making Fabric Choices
  4. Fabric Preparation
  5. Reading the Instruction Sheet
  6. Pattern Symbols
  7. Pattern Adjustments
  8. Pattern Layout, Pinning, and Cutting
  9. Transferring Pattern Symbols to the Fabric
10. Small Equipment and Notions
11. Operating the Sewing Machine
12. Pressing As You Sew
13. Staystitching
14. Seams
15. Clipping, Notching, Trimming, and Grading
16. Seam Finishes
17. Clean Finishing
18. Understitching
19. Easing and Gathering
20. Interfacing
21. Topstitching
22. Hand Stitching
23. Hemming Methods

Unit 4: Assessing Your Learning

Unit 5: Project Selection and Planning
Unit 6: Constructing the Project
24. Constructing Darts, Tucks, and Pleats
25. Constructing Seams
26. Constructing Pockets
27. Constructing Ties
28. Constructing Waistline Seams and Stays
29. Inserting Zippers
30. Constructing Placket Openings
31. Constructing Facings
32. Constructing Yokes
33. Constructing Collars
34. Constructing Lapels
35. Constructing Sleeves
36. Constructing Sleeve Openings
37. Constructing Cuffs
38. Constructing Shoulder Pads
39. Constructing Waistbands
40. Constructing Elastic Casings
41. Constructing Linings
42. Constructing Hems
43. Attaching Fasteners

Unit 7: Learning to Sew with Sergers
44. Operating the Serger Machine
45. Serger Construction Techniques
46. Constructing a Serged Project

Unit 8: Evaluating the Project

Unit 9: Additional Experiences
47. Applying Surface Designs
48. Quilting

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Text
   sample Lesson 8 (PDF, 472 KB)
   sample Lesson 14 (PDF, 353 KB)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

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