Sewing Made Simple: From sewing box to sewing machine: fashion and furnishing techniques explained (Hardback)Tessa Evelegh (author)
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From sewing box to sewing machine, this inspiring and enlightening introduction to a useful and enjoyable skill explains all the fashion and furnishing techniques you need to know. Perfect for complete novices and filled with clear instructions and clever tips, it's an indispensable guide to everything you need to know about sewing. Starting with the essential items for your sewing box through to the core skills, it provides a wealth of know-how that will give you the confidence to make and customise clothes and home furnishings. From stitching neat seams and inserting zips to basic quilting and embellishing, key techniques are presented in an accessible way alongside 20 gorgeous projects that will help you to consolidate your skills including a simple bias-cut skirt, a tailored cushion, and a lined tote as well as useful basics such as a curtain, blind, child's dress and customised T-shirt. Whether you haven't used a sewing machine since your school days, or you just need a helping hand to master some of the trickier techniques, this complete guide to sewing has it covered.
Publisher: Jacqui Small
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 250 x 191 mm
'An inspiring and enlightening introduction to an incredibly useful and enjoyable skill. A basic fool-proof guide that you will go back to time and again for reference.'
'If you are a beginner or you need to refresh your sewing skills, this book is just what you need...This would make a great gift for someone starting out on their sewing journey'
' An inspiring and enlightening introduction to an incredibly useful and enjoyable skill. A basic fool-proof guide that you will go back to time and again for reference.'
' For a beginner, this is a fantastic resource... The projects part of the book is well laid out with clear instructions.'
' A neat format with excellent photos and illustrations.'
' Jam-packed with facts and diagrams and detailed instructions... a very lovely looking book'
' Contains all the information you' ll need to get to grips with the fundamentals of sewing'
' If you are a beginner or you need to refresh your sewing skills, this book is just what you need... This would make a great gift for someone starting out on their sewing journey'
Your must-have guide to everything needle-and-thread.
"Aimed at beginners, the book is filled with clear instructions and clever tips making it an indispensable guide to sewing." * Craft Focus *
"If you're starting out on your sewing journey, this fantastic book boasts practical advice and clever tricks to help you achieve professional results." * Sew Magazine *
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