The perfect companion for anyone new to machine sewing, or looking for a little extra guidance, this book is packed with friendly advice, stylish projects and expert sewing tips.
Sewing machine guru and popular author, Wendy Gardiner, brings you this invaluable guide to getting up and running with a sewing machine. She includes all the basics, including machine anatomy, how to thread up, and how to check stitching and tension.
Once you have built up your skills, there are 12 great projects to make, including: a patchwork placemat, a drawstring bag, an appliquéd pillow, a clutch bag, a tablet cover, tab top curtains, a quilted pot holder, and a notebook cover there is something for everyone. Each project is designed to teach techniques such as sewing seams, adding buttonholes and zips, blind hems, quilting, free-motion embroidery, using an alphabet and making pleats, trims and pockets. There is also a glossary of all the important terms, and an excellent trouble-shooting guide.
20 x 26cm. 144 pages.