How to Machine Sew: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner
If you've always wanted to learn to use a sewing machine but didn't know where to start, this guide for the absolute beginner is for you. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of using a sewing machine. You'll learn everything you need to get started, including basic machine stitches, making seams and hems, binding edges and working with zips. Each technique is accompanied by a stylish project to make, and everything is explained with the help of clear illustrations that will guide you every step of the way. The straightforward explanations combined with desirable projects means that no matter how little machine sewing experience you have to start with, you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your newfound practical skills.
Features 9 projects each teaching a different technique. Clearly explained projects help the reader put the skills into practice. Step-by-step instructions, illustrations and beautiful colour photography.
Susie Johns began her publishing career as a magazine and partworks editor before becoming a freelance writer and designer. She is the author of more than 30 craft books on a range including knitting, crochet, papier mache and embroidery.