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Know before you sew

Know before you sew is a theory book packed full of practical information on

haberdashery written by me.

It was compiled by questions asked by clients during sewing lessons

No other book has such concise information on haberdashery in one place

It explains the history behind each subject

Which tool to use and what it is used for

Explains the sizing of hand and machine needles 

The different types of elastic, cord, thread, zips and trim

Gives a list of fabrics and tips on their usage

Diagrams of the basic sewing stitches

How to measure for garments and curtains and much, much more

All for 7.99 with free postage 

To order give me a call on

07770835931 Email or contact me through this page