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A delightful book entitled The Complete Book of Sewing. Written by Contance Talbot. Published by Book Presentations. Copyright 1943. 319 pages. Filled with over 750 wonderful illustrations and photos!

"Dressmaking and Sewing for the Home Made Easy." Easy directions for beginners and advanced instruction for experts.

Chapters include: Choosing The Right Clothes, How To Choose The Right Fabrics, Sewing Tools and How to Make Them Work For You, Save and Sew, The A B C's of Stitches, Seams, Darts, Tucks and Pleats, Gathers, Ruffles and Headings, Embroidery and Applique, Becoming Necklines, Smooth Fitting Waistlines, Trimmings, Points to Remember About Afternoon Dresses and Formals, Materinity Dresses and Infants' Wear, Underwear for All the Family, Teaching Your Daughter to Sew, Accessories and Gifts, Fabrics for the Home, Slipcovers and How to Make Curtains to name a few!

Properly aged to perfection! Dust cover intact but some tears and wear. Slight discoloration and small place of surface wear on first blank page. Handy hint glued to forward page at bottom. Inside pages are in overall great condition! Fabulous illustrations and pictures! Sold as is.

Perfect for your book collection or stash of ephemera for collage, assemblage, mixed media, altered art, scrapbooking or cardmaking projects!

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The Complete Book of Sewing with Over 750 Explanatory Pictures Vintage 1940s How To Book


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Material: paper
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