Step into a bygone era with the nostalgic projects in this unique sewing collection. A keepsake in its own right, this beautifully designed and illustrated volume shows how to recycle precious textile fragments of the past and transform them into tasteful treasures for today. Master a range of needlework techniques, including crazy quilt, trapunto, pin tucking, monogrammed embroidery, redwork, and cutwork. Create a lasting legacy in your own home with stylish vintage projects from an embroidered sundress to an organza pintucked pillow, a fabric covered box to a cross-stitch sampler. Pattern transferring tips and stitch glossaries are included. Whether newly created or refashioned with antique embellishments, all the pieces contain an echo of the elegance of an earlier time.Read your sewing machine manual for working with a pin- tuck foot and ready the machine: Insert pintuck foot into machine. Swap needle for ... Remove needle plate so that gimp thread or kite string can be threaded upward through hole in needle plate. Return needle ... Vaquot; seam allowance. INSTRUCTIONa#39;S MATERIALS Assorted buttons: /Apaquot;-%aquot;, mother-of-pearl (5) for center section 20 VINTAGE SEWING.
|Title||:||Sewing Vintage Style|
|Author||:||Mary Jo Hiney|
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2005|