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By Carson Eddy, Rachael Evans, Kate Feld

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This concise advisor has all of the details you want to effectively make your individual jewellery utilizing knotting concepts. transparent, step by step, absolutely illustrated directions express you precisely easy methods to knot among beads and fix quite a few different types of clasps and finishes.

The e-book additionally explains find out how to overview, opt for, and deal with pearls and gems; tips to choose findings and instruments; the professionals and cons of silk as opposed to nylon stringing fabric; and extra.

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Place all cut pieces and sewing materials on a table of convenient height; a card table is good for this pur- pose. A comfortable chair of a suitable height for the table will eliminate the tiresome necessity of stooping over work. Get the habit of working on a table. ) Skirt and Band \. Working on a table, take the two pieces cut for the skirt. 2. Since there is no pattern to be matched in the fabric, place the two pieces right sides together, sel- vage edge to selvage edge to make a plain seam.

Pin raw edge of strip to neck- line, right sides together. Leave a triangular fold at corners. Pin along this fold so that the facing lies perfectly flat. Baste and stitch at corners as shown. Cut away excess fabric to %" and press seam open. Baste and stitch facing to entire neckline, taking full designated seam allowance. Trim seam to Vi" and OFF TO A FLYING START [41] Fig. 38 ,„ Figure 38—Edge stitching is a line of machine stitching applied on the right side very close to a fold edge (or to one edge of a seam).

Baste along the center and stitch close to edge on right side. Fig. 55 Figure 55—To finish bias binding by "machine instead of hand felling, turn under the seam allowance, fold binding to the wrong side so that the fold comes a little below the stitching line and baste. Stitch on the binding on the right side as close as possible to the seam. This is easy to do with commercial bias trim since the under side is always folded a little longer than the upper side. Fig. 56 Bias Finishes Figure 57—The binder attachment on the sewing machine may be used for binding long, straight edges.

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