PatternReview.com 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips

PatternReview.com 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips by Deepika Prakash

Top-Rated Favorites from Sewing Fans and Master Teachers

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Format: Paperback / softback, 168 Pages
ISBN: 9781589235021
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This book contains the best hands-on insider sewing tips from the popular sewing website PatternReview.com, a community of more than 170,000 members. The entries are collected from the website’s enormous database of members’ shared comments and advice, rated by hits and reviews. Also included are five special how-to features by PatternReview.com's master teachers and pattern designers, who regularly conduct online chats and workshops (including Kenneth King, Susan Khalje, Sarah Veblen, Shannon Gifford, and Anna Mazur).

Deepika Prakash founded PatternReview.com in 2001. She travels extensively to meet PatternReview.com members and support small sewing businesses. She participates in sewing conferences throughout the United States and has hosted PatternReview.com workshops in New York City, Portland (Oregon), and Los Angeles and also in Germany and Australia. The authorÆ s royalties will be donated to charity. Voted Teacher of the Year, Sandra Betzina is recognized nationwide from her Sew Perfect program on HGTV. She writes a syndicated sewing column called "Power Sewing" and feature articles for national and international magazines. She currently designs a line of patterns called "Today's Fit." Sandra was inducted into the Sewing Hall of Fame in 2002. Sandra has written 10 books and created 12 instructional videos.

Deepika Prakash founded PatternReview.com in 2001. She travels extensively to meet PatternReview.com members and support small sewing businesses. She participates in sewing conferences throughout the United States.
Format: Paperback / softback, 168 Pages
ISBN: 9781589235021
Illustrations: 50 photos-75 illos.
Size: 8.125 in x 10.125 in x 0.5 in / 206.38 mm x 257.18 mm x 12.7 mm
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Prakash, Deepika. PatternReview.com 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips: Top-Rated Favorites from Sewing Fans and Master Teachers. Creative Pub: Quayside. 2010. 168p. illus. index. ISBN 9781589235021. pap. $19.99. FIBER CRAFTS
The title says it all. Prakash has assembled a plethora of handy sewing tips from her popular website, PatternReview.com. The tips are brief and arranged by general topic, from organizing one’s sewing space to sewing. “Master Classes” on specialized topics, such as sewing knits or embroidering with beads, are interspersed. There’s a lot of good information here, crafters with sewing experience are sure to find something useful. - Library Journal, December 1, 2010

November 14, 2011
PatternReview.com, the leading independent online social network for people who sew, marks its 10th anniversary on November 19. PatternReview members from around the world meet regularly and the best tips from its members were recently published by Creative Publishing international in the book 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips. All royalties from the sale of the book go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Read More.