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Power Sewing Toolbox Volumes 1 & 2

$45.00 USD
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Power Sewing Toolbox Volumes 1 & 2

  • Two spiral bound 8 ½ by 11 books with over 170 pages each full of step by step color photos.
  • Be inspired by garments from Sandra Betzina’s wardrobe as she takes you step through each techniques from start to finish.

What’s included: invisible zippers, success with snaps, pant front stay, sleeve detailing, seam embellishments, pleat perfection, balancing a pattern, stretch tulle mastery, v neckline insets, neckline binding, lining without a pattern, welt pockets, lining just the sleeve, mitered binding, redesigning collars for sharp points, and much more.

Each book contains a DVD with video instruction for some of the more difficult techniques.

BookMoreFabricSavvy

$24.95 USD
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MORE FABRIC SAVVY

  • QUICK REFERENCE FOR SEWING WITH OVER 100 FABRICS.
  • Hardback spiral bound book provides recommendations for preshrinking, interfacing , suitable machine needles and thread , special handling at machine, seam finishes, pressing, closures and hems.
  • SAMPLING OF FABRICS: all weights of silks, velvet, knits, meltons, brocades, crepes , rayons, quilted fabrics, lace, lurex, linen, outdoor fabrics, denim, corduroy, canvas boiled wool, beaded fabrics, many more.
BookFastFit

$17.95 USD
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FAST FIT

  • End “fit” frustrations once and for all.
  • 240 pages with full color photos to help you solve all of your fitting problems.
  • SAMPLING OF PROBLEMS: narrow shoulders, broad back, rounded back, baggy seat, protruding butt, neckline gaposis, tight sleeves, wrinkles under waistband, large and small bustline, swayback, gaping armholes, lots more.
BookFastFit

$24.95 USD
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POWER SEWING – STEP-BY-STEP

  • Now you can create one-of-a-kind garments using hundreds of techniques and ideas from Sandra Betzina.
  • Over 500 step-by-step photos show Sandra demonstrating exactly how to duplicate every technique.
  • Learn to elasticize the back of pants, bag a jacket lining and prevent neckline gaposis. Apply classy neckline finishes, like a narrow satin binding to a round or square neckline, and learn to miter the corners.
  • Discover the secrets for making a zipper in a pocket, armholes that won’t gape, and flawless lapels.
  • Follow step-by-step instructions to line, underline, or half-line pants. But that’s not all. Sandra shares extensive interfacing know-how: what products to use, where they’re needed, and how to apply them.
  • There are plenty of inspirational photos of finished garments with pattern numbers included.
BookSewsForYourHome

$22.00 USD
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MORE POWER SEWING

More Power Sewing is the second step in the Power Sewing formula of offering ready-to-wear tips to garment sewers who want professional-looking results.

  • This book provides behind-the-scenes tips on inner structure, pattern refinements, embellishment and finishing techniques used in better ready-to-wear or fine quality “made to measure”.
  • If you love to sew, are proud of your workmanship but crave to know more, this book is for you!
Fear of Sewing

$10.00 USD
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FEAR OF SEWING

For anyone intimidated by the sewing process!

  • SIMPLE SURVIVAL SKILLS SUCH AS GARMENT SHORTENING AND SEWING ON A BUTTON
  • Pattern-less home furnishings
  • Translates pattern markings into understanding
  • WALKS THE NOVICE STEP BY STEP