Take handsewing to the next level!
Sewists are developing
increasing interest in heritage handsewing techniques that add beautiful or
couturelike finishing touches to the final project. Small handfinished details
can quickly become a testament to the style, creativity, and skill of the
Handsewn offers step-by-step instructions for a
comprehensive collection of hand-finishing and embellishing techniques,
including hems, edges, buttonholes, cuffs, tacking layers and linings, attaching
or inserting fabric and trims, embroidery, quilting, applique, and cutwork,
In addition to the stitch technique directory, a section at
the beginning covers supplies, tips and tricks, and how to troubleshoot
mistakes. The book also includes illustrations and templates of sample
decorative motifs with advice for using, transferring, and combining motifs, as
well as creating one's own.
Handsewn is an encyclopedic reference
guide to all the hand-finishing techniques that elevate a good sewing project
into something outstanding.