Discover the delights of Heirloom Sewing, a collection of fine needlework techniques that imitate fine French hand sewing. The use of delicate fabrics trimmed with lace, entredeux, ribbon and tucks are common characteristics of this beautiful technique. Perfect for adding that extra special touch to christening gowns, children's clothes, wedding dresses and delicate garments, this book has methods for every skill level. Filled with detailed instructions and useful hints, this reference book offers over 700 clear step-by-step photographs to help you achieve the perfect finish. Topics include material and equipment; garment care and storage; working with lace and entredeux; handworked edges and finishes; and construction techniques particularly suited to fine fabrics. A-Z of Heirloom Sewing is an exciting addition for every sewing enthusiast's library.