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More Fabric Savvy by Sandra Betzina is the best, most practical, up-to-date and complete source of information on the subject of fabric. With this book she works as an expert in helping you search for the perfect fabric. She has taken the fear out of selecting and sewing 100 fabrics by providing the essential information you will need to create the perfect garment or home dec project.

 


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More Fabric Savvy
A Quick Resource Guide to Selecting and Sewing Fabric

Author: Sandra Betzina
Pages: 233
Page size: 71/2" x 11"
Publisher: The Taunton Press
Cover: Hard - Spiral
Item Code: 4E30205

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America's best-selling quick guide to selecting and sewing fabric is now completely revised and updated.

Wouldn't it be great to have an expert with you as you roam the aisles of the fabric store in search of the perfect fabric?

Sandra Betzina does just that in More Fabric Savvy. Sandra has taken the fear out of selecting and sewing 100 fabrics by providing the essential information you need to create the perfect garment or home dec project. This indispensable, easy-to-use reference now includes over 100 tips and the latest new fabrics and threads, a stain removal guide and a lining chart, and even a "burn test" chart to determine a fabric's content. This belongs on every sewer's shelf.

About the Author

Sandra Betzin is best known as the dynamic host of HGTV's Sew Perfect. She is also the author of Fast Fit, Power Sewing and Sandra Betzina Sews for Your Home, all published by The Taunton Press. She lives in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 2
African Mudcloth 4
Alpaca 6
Batik 8
Batiste & Voile 10
Batting 12
Beaded 14
Boiled Wool 16
Brocade 18
Burnout 20
Camel Hair 22
Canvas 24
Cashmere 26
Charneuse 28
Chemille 30
Chiffon 32
China Silk 34
Corduroy 36
Crepe de Chine 38
Crinkle 40
Damask 42
Denim 44
Dupion 46
Embroidered 48
Eyelash 50
Eyelet 52
Faux Fur 54
Faux Leather 56
Faux Suede 58
Felt 60
Flannel 62
Fleece 64
Gabardine 66
Georgette 68
Glitter 70
Guatemalan Cotton 72
Handwoven 74
Hemp Cloth 76
Jersey 78
Knits, Double 80
Knits, Lycra 82
Knits, Sweater 84
Lace 86
Lame and Lurex 88
Leather 90
Linen 92
Loose Weaves 94
Matter Rayon Jersey 96
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Mohair 100
Moleskin 102
Ottoman 104
Pique 106
Polyester Silky 108
Prepleated Fabrics 110
Puckered Fabrics 112
Quilted Fabrics 114
Rayon Viscose 116
Ripstop 118
Satin 120
Sequins 122
Shearing 124
Shirting 126
Silk Gazar 128
Silk Noil 130
Silk Organza 132
Silk, Sandwashed 134
Silk Shantung 136
Silk, Thai 138
Silk Tussah 140
Silk Tweed 142
Slinky Knit 144
Stretch Leather 146
Stretch Wovens 148
Suede `150
Sueded Rayon 152
`Sunbrella 154
Sweatshirting 156
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Wool Double Cloth 194
Wool Gauze 196
Wool Jersey 198
Wool Melton 200
Woolens & Worsteds 202
Visual Glossary 204
Determining Fabric Content 222
Linings 223
Stain Removal Guide 224
Glossary 227
Sources 230
Index 232

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