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For the novice or pro home sewer. In the 16 volumes listed below, The Art of Sewing series provides a comprehensive course in all aspects of needlecraft. The volumes include step-by-step instructions ranging from the basic techniques of machine and hand sewing to the intricacies of custom tailoring. Extensive sections on knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needlepoint cover the process from simple stitches to blocking and mounting finished designs. Quilting, applique, macrame, beadinand batiking are amond the decorative techniques shown in full color.

In addition, the books give detailed directions for selecting, adjusting and creating patterns, and for choosing and handling all kinds of fabrics, chiffon to corduroy. There are dozens of original projects- including all kinds of wearing apparel, accessories, gifts and decorative items for the home.

Each book is covered in vintage fabric! This is the complete set:
-Basic Tailoring
-Classic Techniques
-Exotic Styling
-The Sporting Scene
-Restyling Your Wardrobe
-The Personal Touch
-Shortcuts to Elegance
-The Custom Look
-Traditional Favorites
-Novel Materials
-Making Home Furnishings
-Separates That Travel
-Boutique Attire
-Delicate Wear
-Creative Design
-Decorative Techniques

Covers are in excellent condition with some minor spotting. Spines have light fading. Crisp and clean pages. A few have some minor nicks to spine, nothing major. 'Making Home Furnishings' has a small tear to top of spine (last photo bottom right and left). Name written in ink on front end page.

Hardcover. 11" x 9.5". Approx. 175 pages each. Time Inc.

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Time Life The Art of Sewing Books 70s / Complete Set in Excellent Condition


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