"A beloved sewer's bible, Vogue/Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniques returns in a revised and updated edition, including dozens of new illustrations along with new material on the most up-to-date trends and techniques. Nearly 500 of the most fundamental and frequently used dressmaking procedures are explained in simple steps, complemented by easy-to-follow illustrations. The alphabetical sections range from Appliqué to Zippers, and each offers a wealth of sewing choices. Look under Pockets, for example, and you'll find Mock Flap, Mock Welt, Patch, Side Seam, Side Slant, and Welt pockets. Now more than ever, this essential reference belongs within easy reach of your sewing machine!"