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  • The BUSINE$$ of Teaching Sewing

    SECOND EDITION by Marcy Miller and Pati Palmer Now is the ideal time to enter the business of teaching sewing. As sewing curriculum in the schools diminishes, thousands are looking elsewhere to learn to sew, or to improve their sewing skills. This newly revised book compiles more than 30 years of teaching ideas gleaned from thousands of classes taught by Palmer/Pletsch corporate educators. The authors guide you through setting up a business, identifying what, where and when to teach, creating lesson plans and visuals for teaching, then marketing yourself and your "product." Reproducible and editable business forms and teaching handouts give you a head start on making money teaching sewing.
  • Bridal Gowns

    How to Make the Wedding Dress of Your Dreams by Susan Andriks This is one of the best Bridal Gown books of all time.  It is out of print yet we still maintain stock on some bookstore returns that are in a gently used state. Regular new price is $19.95.
  • Sew to Success!

    How to Make Money in a Home-Based Sewing Business by Kathleen Spike

    Custom sewing is growing, along with an appreciation for fine hand made clothing. Kathleen Spike is an excellent role model for the profession. She not only makes executive salary in her business, but has been a leader for her colleagues. Learn how to make money in a home-based sewing business.  128 pages.

  • Sew a Beautiful Wedding

    by Gail Brown and Karen Dillon

    This book will help you identify your image and body type as well as the gown style that will compliment it.  It covers selecting, preparing and sewing with bridal fabrics and laces.  It also includes many types of hem, button, and spaghetti straps and loop  techniques; embellishment tips for adding pearls and beads; as well as making slips, headpieces and veils. There is a handy planning checklist and a sewing time line to make sure you finish your dress before the wedding.

    Hundreds of clear line drawing guide you through the techniques.