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Ssquilt.jpg (15299 bytes)Heirloom Machine Sewing for Quilters:  Susan Stewart, $24.95.  This book shows tehniques for 
making an heirloom quilt using lace insertion,  cathedral lace windows, and quilting techniques.  A great book with tons of tips and detailed instructions on heirloom sewing techniques.





Kmmorswg.jpg (7585 bytes)Kari Mecca:   More Sewing with Whimsey.  $29.95.    More of Kari's fabulous 
techniques of embellishment.   



Kmsewing.jpg (6329 bytes)Sewing With Whimsey:  Kari Mecca:  $24.95.  This book contains instructions for making  Kari's beautiful rickrack flowers, as well as many other embellishment ideas for rickrack, ribbons, trims and beads..  There are 3 patterns in this book.  Girls sundress,  Girls Puff Sleeve Dress both in size 2-6 and Girls Pinafore Size 18 and 24 mo.



Cafmsew.jpg (67844 bytes)Fine Machine Sewing:  Carol Ahles.  This book shows all the tips and tricks to sewing with wing and twin needles and using all those wonderful stitches on our machines.  The color photos are beautiful and there is an appendix that is invaluable for setting stitches as well as lengths and widths of stitches.    Now in soft cover.



Gsswchcl.jpg (84709 bytes)Busy Mothers Guide to Sewing Children's Clothes:  Nancy Coburn  $20.00.
 This book is a wonderful reference book for sewing children's smocked clothing.  There are basic sewing instructions for variations on a yoke dress including collar, sleeve and yoke styles.  The basic sewing instructions and illustrations are invaluable for the seamstress just beginning to sew smocked clothing.  There are detailed photographs for techniques and shortcuts to making your construction easier.  This book is a valuable asset for any seamstress who is looking for variations in her basic patterns.


Azsew2.jpg (7809 bytes) A-Z of Sewing: $38.00.  Basic sewing and heirloom sewing techniques in easy to follow step by step


Azsew.jpg (121547 bytes) The A - Z of Sewing for Smockers:   $38.00 This is a must have book.   It has everything concerning construction of a smocked garment.  The step-by-step photographs will walk you through any technique.