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.
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