A beloved sewer's bible, Vogue/Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniques returns in a revised and updated edition, including dozens of new illustrations along with new material on the most up-to-date trends and techniques. Nearly 500 of the most fundamental and frequently used dressmaking procedures are explained in simple steps, complemented by easy-to-follow illustrations. The alphabetical sections range from Applique to Zippers, and each offers a wealth of sewing choices. Look under Pockets, for example, and you'll find Mock Flap, Mock Welt, Patch, Side Seam, Side Slant, and Welt pockets. Now more than ever, this essential reference belongs within easy reach of your sewing machine!
The editors at Vogue and Butterick Patterns first created this indispensable reference in 1989, and it has been continuously in print ever since, becoming a bestselling classic. This new edition is sure to be more treasured than ever, for experienced dressmakers as well as those who are new to the art and craft of sewing garments.