This book is an heirloom sewing and technique reference, a how-to-guide and pattern book. It is a companion guide to the PBS T.V. series Martha s Sewing Room that can be used alone or along with the series. There are both new and standard techniques included. A major feature of this guide is the section with beautiful illustrations and descriptions of the antique garments.
There are over 60 projects included:
*12 Brand new French sewing techniques
*13 Antique garments
*13 Doll dresses & antique doll bonnet pattern
*9 girl s dresses sizes 4-12
*14 Home decorating projects
*5 Silk ribbon projects
*Teddy bear dressing
*Hand embroidery stitches
*Beginning French sewing techniques through advanced lace shaping
Each project is pictured in color & there are detailed how to instructions & clear step by step drawings to guide you through creating your own beautiful heirloom & craft projections. Full size patterns & templates are also included.