Sewing Shortcuts: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

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Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated, Mar 1, 1999 - Machine sewing - 128 pages
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"What Hastings promises in her title is truly delivered--an encyclopedia of tricks of the trade for the more experienced sewer....The dozens of illustrated ideas will prove to be time-savers. Most of the techniques involve dressmaking and tailoring details that will make the difference between a professional and an amateur job. Two chapters, in particular, were written for stitchers with more enthusiasm than experience: one on the uses of different machine 'feet,' and the second featuring the top 10 notions to incorporate in the sewing kit."--Booklist.

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About the author (1999)

Pamela Hastings has written six books on home dcor sewing, including "Simple-to Sew-Slipcovers and Cover-ups" and "Home Decorating Basics". All have been main or alternate selections of Crafter's Choice Book Club. She is a spokesperson for Viking Sewing Machine, Velcro USA, Waverly, and Rowenta. Her sewing career began with ten years in the education department of Singer.

Pamela appears regularly on Decorating with Style and other home shows. Her articles have appeared in Family Circle, Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, and Sewing Savvy. Pamela lives in Wall, New Jersey.

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