Author(s): Susie Johns
If you've always fancied taking up sewing 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 this fun and creative craft. You'll learn everything you need to get started, including how to do the necessary stitches, how to make seams and add creative details and fastenings. Each skill is accompanied by a stylish project to make, including an apron, padded coat hanger and cushion. Each project 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 sewing experience you have to start with you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your new-found practical skills.
This book offers a starting point for those who want to learn how to sew. Simple and straightforward explanations guide the novice through the basic techniques. Clearly explained projects help the reader put the skills into practice.
Susie Johns 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.