Whether you want to make a quilt, re-upholster a chair seat, or fix a hem, sewing is one of the most essential and
useful skills you can master. But if you've never even turned on a sewing machine before, learning to sew can seem like
a daunting task. Not anymore! Geared toward the absolute beginner, Idiot's Guides®: Sewing teaches the
basics of sewing in a series of lessons using full-color, step-by-step illustrated instructions that enable you to clearly
see how every technique is executed, from threading a sewing machine to reading a pattern. The lessons are
accompanied by practice projects, allowing you to try out their newly learned skill. As the lessons become more
advanced, so do the projects, giving you instant gratification as you become more proficient. This completely
illustrated guide is an essential tool for any person who wants to learn to sew. Features include:
- Tailored to the beginner who has never used a sewing machine before, with clear, easy-to-understand
- Comprehensive, step-by-step, color instructions teach all the basic techniques of sewing, from
threading a machine to various stitches and construction.
- Practice projects throughout help the reader learn
and practice techniques.
- Handy guides teach how to read a pattern, choose and prepare fabrics, create
seams and finishes, and more.
Samples and More from This Book
Quick Guide: Hand-Sewing Project: Eye Glasses Case