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This is a wonderful sewing book by Claire Shaeffer. She is an internationally respected lecturer, instructor and columnist.
She has written an encyclopedia guide to the selection, wear, care, and sewing of all fabrics. This is an updated guide. Should be in the library of any serious sewer.

It has a new section on microfibers that tells you how to select, sew, style and care for 21rst Century fabrics ;;
She has revised her charts of stabilizers and interfacings, from featherweight to heavyweight, with a secion on all purpose interfacings, battings, and fusibles

Charts and guide for sewing machine needles and threads.

The author makes suggestions on appropriate designs and patterns, tells how to pland and lay out a garment.

Specific instructions for selected fabrics are provided along with timesaving shortcuts WRITE UP as I found it on the net regarding this book...
... NICE CONDITION BOOK however this book is so heavy,, overseas would only be reasonable sent as surface mail... weighs 3 1/2 lbs without packaging, 1.5 kg.. lovely softer cover book. Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide
by Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher Chilton Book Company
Language English
Edition Softcover
The newest encyclopedic guide to the wear, care, and sewing of all fabrics includes a section on microfibers telling how to select, sew, style and care for these 21st-century fabrics, plus brand new charts for sewing machine needles and threads, and a needle/thread selection guide. these are all descriptions I found on the web regarding this book... sold as previously owned, lovely condition and stunning full color plates, wonderful fashions and pictures.

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 01 November, 2009.

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