No Time To Sew: Fast & Fabulous Patterns & Techniques For Sewing A Figure-Flattering Wardrobe

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Rodale, Oct 15, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 213 pages
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Classic clothes, quick techniques, and goof-proof patterns add up to a perfect wardrobe for the busy sewer. No matter what your size, you can create a wardrobe with designer details by following the expert instructions of sewing star Sandra Betzina.

"No Time to Sew is a fail-safe and creative combination of Sandra's fashion sense and sewing expertise with practical advice on making your best pattern, fabric, and sewing decisions. This is a book you'll take to the fabric store and prop up next to your sewing machine. Sewers from novice to expert will love the down-to-earth and inspiring information."--Marcy Tilton, Renowned Sewing Author

"This practical book and accompanying patterns will have you making a dash for your sewing room. Of interest to everyone will be the many wonderful techniques for disguising figure flaws as well as fitting to them."--Margaret Islander, Islander Sewing Systems

"What a super step-by-step book. All you need is fabric, a sewing machine, and this book to stitch an elegant and flattering wardrobe. You'll love it!"--Clotilde
 

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Betzina is well known to home sewers, both for her lively television series, Sew Perfect, and as the author of "Power Sewing," a syndicated column emphasizing time-saving techniques. This book ... Read full review

Contents

The Sewing Basket ix Wide shoulders and curve
49
Easy to make and wear com
68
Sheer Tuxedo Shirt
112
Shawl Collar
117
Inside Pocket with a Flap 140
123
Gored Skirt
145
PullOn Skirt with Stretchy
159
RaglanSleeve
165
at the hips knees and ankles
179
HandKnitted Collar
185
Together
195
Size Table for
208
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Sandra Betzina is the star of the TV series "Sew Perfect" and author of Power Sewing.

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