The Complete Idiot S Guide To Sewing

Author: Missy Shepler
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101513682
Size: 14,63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 898

A manual that offers seamstresses the Right Stitch. From first threading a needle to the final completed project, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Sewing provides readers with a "learn- as-you-go" method that helps build sewing skills both by hand and by machine. ? Each chapter has a practice project for readers to apply their newly acquired skills to completing ? Includes dozens of easy-to-understand visual aid line drawings and photographs ? Features basic machine care and maintenance information

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Sewing Illustrated

Author: Carole Ann Camp
Editor: Alpha Books
Size: 17,54 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 977

Complemented by hundreds of black-and-white photographs and line drawings, this practical, step-by-step handbook provides information on basic sewing techniques and equipment, and offers simple instructions for tailoring and creating clothes and home accents. Original.

Idiot S Guides Sewing

Author: Cinnamon Miles
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1615645632
Size: 12,73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 934

Whether you want to make a quilt, reupholster a chair seat, or fix a hem, sewing is one of the most essential and useful skills you can master. But if you've never even turned on a sewing machine before, learning to sew can seem like a daunting task. Not anymore! Geared toward the absolute beginner, Idiot's Guides®: Sewing teaches the basics of sewing in a series of lessons using full-color, step-by-step illustrated instructions that enable the reader to clearly see how every technique is executed, from threading a sewing machine to creating a buttonhole and reading a pattern. The lessons are accompanied by practice projects, allowing the reader to try out their newly learned skill. As the lessons become more advanced, so do the projects, giving the reader instant gratification as they become more proficient as they learn and have the motivation to keep going. In addition, Idiot's Guides®: Sewing includes over a dozen unique projects for beginner and intermediate-level sewers. This completely illustrated guide is an essential tool for any person who wants to learn to sew. Features include: - Tailored to the beginner who has never used a sewing machine before, with clear, easy-to-understand instructions. - Comprehensive, step-by-step, color instructions teach all the basic techniques of sewing, from threading a machine to various stitches and construction. - Practice projects throughout help the reader learn and practice techniques. - Handy guides teach how to read a pattern, choose and prepare fabrics, create seams and finishes, and more.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Crafts With Kids

Author: Georgene Lockwood
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101198621
Size: 17,80 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 535

Hundreds of budget-friendly projects include edible homemade goodies, holiday decorations, toys, musical instruments, and gifts made from wood, metal, glass, leather, clay, and found objects.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Quilting Basics

Author: Laura Ehrlich
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101558571
Size: 12,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 949

Easy-to-understand instructions with a value-friendly price.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Amigurumi

Author: June Gilbank
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101464291
Size: 12,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 193

Creating an Amigurumi of one's own... Amigurumi, the traditional Japanese art of knitted or crocheted stuffed figures, is a craft that is sweeping the country. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Amigurumi crafters will learn the basic stitches of crochet, how to make basic shapes (heads, arms, legs, torsos), stuffing techniques, and embellishments such as hair, eyes, and tassels. They will also learn how to make flowers and vegetables, and will acquire the tools to be able to let their imaginations run wild and create their own unique and adorable Amigurumi. Easy-to-follow instructions and patterns for the absolute beginner. The only book that teaches readers how to make their own Amigurumi (not just follow patterns) Includes several complete patterns Author is a foremost expert on Amigurumi

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Self Publishing

Author: Jennifer Basye Sander
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440690731
Size: 13,55 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 695

A practical guide for a booming market. Every aspiring self-published author needs this guide, which covers everything from design to sales. It reveals all the tools they'll need, including worksheets for estimating costs, timing, and resources; up-to-date information on production and design; formats for many genres; strategies for publicity and sales; plus success stories from self- published authors. * Publishers Marketing Association estimates there are 73,000 small and self- publishers in the U.S., with 8,000-11,000 new ones each year * Of the approximately 2.8 million books in print, 78% of the titles come from small/self-publishers (PMA) * For small and self-publishers, sales increased 21% annually from 1997-2002; in 2002, these 73,000 publishers grossed $29.4 billion * 81% of the population feels they have a book inside them; 6 million have written a manuscript; and another 6 million have a manuscript making the rounds

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Amateur Theatricals

Author: John Kenrick
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440650489
Size: 12,97 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 997

The one and only book on successfully staging amateur productions. In this book, drama teachers and community directors are given everything they need to know about picking the right show; licensing, casting, and budgeting; organizing a schedule; costumes, makeup, staging, lighting, and music; tickets, fundraising, programs, cast parties, and more. Illustrated with help plans and photos from actual productions. * Perfect for nonprofit organizations' fundraising theater events and community theater groups * Complete with an extensive resource section * Illustrated with help plans and great photos from actual productions

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Talmud

Author: Aaron Parry
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440696179
Size: 13,43 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 324

An insightful look at one of the most unusual written works ever created. Compiled centuries ago by a group of wise men as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith, the Talmud has challenged and thrilled some of the world's greatest minds with its complex approach to exploring ideas and subjects from virtually every possible angle. This essential guide makes the ancient text of the 'oral Torah' accessible for all readers, whether they're Jewish or not.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To String Theory

Author: George Musser
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101029358
Size: 11,15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 533

Everything is connected... We''re living in the midst of a scientific revolution that''s captured the general public''s attention and imagination. The aim of this new revolution is to develop a "theory of everything"- -- a set of laws of physics that will explain all that can be explained, ranging from the tiniest subatomic particle to the universe as a whole. Here, readers will learn the ideas behind the theories, and their effects upon our world, our civilization, and ourselves.