Up-to-date, simple and extraordinarily clear, this new Sewing Book is in a class by itself. The arrangement is alphabetical. Among the 50 or so individual sections are included, for example, entries on:
Alterations, Belts, Buttonholes, Buttons, Collars, Cuffs, Darts, Fabrics, Facings, Fitting, Gussets, Hems, Lining, Machine-stitching, Patterns, Pleats, Pockets, Sleeves, Tucks, Waistbands and Zip-fasteners.
A feature of the book is its illustrations. Nearly 500 specially made drawings and photographs clearly show the easiest, most dependable and most up-to-date method for carrying out each process.
Because the book is based on sound practical experience, it will commend itself to the sewing enthusiast.at home as well as to the student in school or college.
Ann Ladbury has had a long experience of teaching sewing both in schools and at the higher technical college level. Now a freelance consultant in Dressmaking, she has recently become much more widely known through her demonstrations on television and in large stores.
Hardback, 1977, 182pages, very good condition