Sew Step-by-Step by Alison Smith
Guides complete beginners through the basics of sewing
Packed with over 200 techniques for making both soft furnishings and clothing
Advice on essential equipment and materials, as well as both hand and machine tools.
Need to learn how to shorten a hemline? Keen to make some cushion covers or a simple tunic dress? Sewing Step-by-Step will come to your rescue. All the essential basic techniques and tools are clearly explained so you can start sewing with confidence. With all the information and guidance you need to get going, this book is sure to whet your creative appetite and leave you equipped and inspired to make beautiful, personal pieces. Packed with easy-to-follow techniques, from sewing on a button to personalising a garment, Sewing Step-by-Step brings these traditional, practical, and artistic crafts right up to date with advice on contemporary styles and new materials.
The most compact, concise, yet comprehensive introduction to sewing techniques and tools for the beginner and beyond.