Sew Me! Sewing Basics

Simple Techniques and Projects for First-Time Sewers
Author(s): Choly Knight
Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 2013
Product Number: EB00769801
Released: Oct 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781607657644
Publisher: Design Originals
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If you've never threaded a needle or touched a sewing machine before, learning to sew may seem daunting… but it doesn't have to be! Discover a creative new hobby and learn as you sew with Sew Me! Sewing Basics. With Choly Knight's friendly and easy-to-follow directions, you'll soon be sewing with confidence, making repairs, and creating new garments from scratch. Choly starts at the very beginning, showing you how to choose your first sewing machine and introducing the most basic techniques and shortcuts. From cutting patterns and sewing seams, to binding edges, gathering fabric, and installing zippers, each new skill is accompanied by a quick practice exercise for you to try. Fifteen simple and straightforward projects will have you sewing fun accessories from plushies, pincushions, and placemats to hand towels and hats. Start enjoying a wonderful form of individual expression that will save you money and provide a terrific sense of accomplishment. Sew Me! Sewing Basics is the perfect book for anyone who wants get started in the craft, or just needs a quick refresher course on sewing.