Table of contents for Sewing for dummies / by Jan Saunders Maresh.


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Introduction. 
 Part I: Hardware and “Softwear” for Sewing. 
 Chapter 1: Assembling Your Sewing Kit. 
 Chapter 2: Selecting Fabric, Findings, and Interfacing. 
 Chapter 3: Closing In on Threads and Other Closers. 
 Chapter 4: Working with Patterns. 
 Part II: Sewers! Start Your Engines! 
 Chapter 5: Sewing 101. 
 Chapter 6: Sewing Sensational Seams. 
 Chapter 7: Hems and A-Ha’s. 
 Part III: Fashion Fundamentals. 
 Chapter 8: Shaping Things Up. 
 Chapter 9: Zippers and Company. 
 Chapter 10: Sleeves: The Long and the Short of It. 
 Chapter 11: A Pocket Full of Ideas. 
 Chapter 12: Making the Little Black Dress. 
 Part IV: Sewing for the Home. 
 Chapter 13: Home Decor Sewing: The Cure for Decoraphobia. 
 Chapter 14: Quick-Change Table Toppers. 
 Chapter 15: Praiseworthy Pillows. 
 Chapter 16: Wowing Up Your Windows. 
 Chapter 17: Making Ho-hum Linens Luxurious. 
 Chapter 18: Give Your Furnishings a Face-lift with Slipcovers. 
 Part V: Alterations and Quick Fixes. 
 Chapter 19: Too Short, Long, Tight, or Loose? 12 Ways to Fix It Quick. 
 Chapter 20: Making Repairs on the Run. 
 Part VI: The Part of Tens. 
 Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Mixing Prints. 
 Chapter 22: Ten Mistakes Beginners Often Make. 
 Chapter 23: Ten Sewing Fundamentals to Remember. 
 Appendix: Sewing Resources. 
 Index.
 


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