Comprehensive, this must-have book, Essential Sewing Reference Tool, by Carla Hegeman Crim, is an indispensable guide for anyone who sews (or wants to start). Organized for easy readability and usage, it covers everything you need to know whether you’re making a home decoration, piece of clothing, or an accessory. Contents include an extensive overview on tools and materials, step-by-step instructions on various seams and finishes, information on zipper installation, size conversion charts, over 300 how-to photographs, and so much more.
About the Author
Carla Hegeman Crim is an expert seamstress and patternmaker, and the author behind popular sewing blog The Scientific Seamstress. In addition to marketing and selling her own line of downloadable children's clothing patterns via her blog, she also regularly collaborates with fabric designer Jennifer Paganelli on patterns for children and adults under the name of Sis Boom.