Hi-Fashion Sewing and Tailoring is a book with which you can sew your way onto the best-dressed list! It s an excellent text for high school and college sewing classes. It s a reference that home sewers should always have handy. It is developed in a way that permits the beginner to sew as she learns and the professional to perfect familiar techniques. Miss Jones gives a choice between the speedy all-machine method and the couturier method for custom work. The text is brightly illustrated with the easy-to-follow steps charted as well as described. Clear and clever drawings make the book a delight to thumb through as well as valuable for learning. All the basics of sewing from pattern selection to catching the hem, from underlinings to overcasting are included in 200 pages of informative material. It s practical! It s inspirational! It s entertaining and provocative! It s helpful and understandable! It s sprinkled with subtle humor and loaded with practical how-to-do-it helps for the beginner or the experienced seamstress.