How to Machine Sew

How to Machine Sew

Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

Paperback - 2017 | Updated edition.
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Rev up your engines and place your bobbins! Absolute beginners and those looking to sharpen their skills with How to Machine Sew. This project-based book teaches you 9 basic techniques of using a sewing machine with simple-to-follow instruction. Indispensable advice and proper know-how are jam packed on every page. You'll learn absolutely everything you need to get started, including fundamental machine stitches, making seams, and working with zippers. Clear photographs and 180 step-by-step illustrations guide you through all the techniques and each fashionable project (9 in all!), including a drawstring bag, stitched picture, and oven glove. No matter how little machine sewing experience you have, you'll soon be humming along and dazzling your friends and family with your new-found skills and stylish designs. AUTHOR: Susie Johns began her publishing career as a magazine partworks editor before becoming a freelance writer and designer. She is the author of more than 30 craft books on a range of subjects including knitting, crochet, papier mache and embroidery. Susie has also contributed to a number of magazines and has made several television appearances demonstrating various crafts. Susie is a qualified teacher and runs workshops in drawing and painting, knitting and crochet, embroidery, and 3D design. SELLING POINTS: * Features 9 projects each teaching a different technique * Clearly explained projects help the reader put the skills into practice * Tips, advice and troubleshooting throughout * Step-by-step instructions, illustrations and beautiful color photography 45 photographs, 180 illustrations
Publisher: East Sussex : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2017.
Edition: Updated edition.
ISBN: 9781784942984
1784942987
Branch Call Number: 646.2044
Characteristics: 107 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

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jclterrib Aug 20, 2016

I love this book but I wish it had a wire binding. I have been spoiled by sewing books with wire bindings. Her mitered corners are quite beautiful! I am a visual person and this has plenty of pictures, just not photos. It has step by step drawings.

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