Friday, 11 October 2013

Book Review - The Sewing Book

 photo from Amazon


The ultimate sewing bible for beginners, students and seasoned stitchers wanting to perfect their skills
Whether you want to make soft furnishings, clothing or just do alterations this is the book that everyone interested in sewing needs.
Follow step-by-steps and master every technique you’ll ever need; from machine-stitching a buttonhole and attaching a collar, to altering patterns and building a basic sewing kit. Every hand and machine stitch and technique is clearly shown and easy to follow, guiding you through every move. Follow 25 stylish projects, for the home and to wear, which will enable you to take your sewing skills to perfection.
Plus, get properly kitted out; close up photographs of hand and machine tools show you the best equipment for the job and guarantee you know exactly how to use it.
Tucks, pleats, hems, darts, edges, pockets, buttonholes, zips – whatever you want to sew find out how.

Chapter 1- Tools
In chapter 1 you will find the following sections:
Sewing equipment, fabrics and patterns.

Chapter 2 - Techniques
In chapter 2 you will find the following sections:
Stitch essentials, darts, tucks, p;eats and gathers, facings and necklines, collars, waistlines,belts and tie backs, sleeves and sleeve finishes, pockets, hems and edges, fasteners, lining and interfacing's, professional techniques and mending.  

Drawstring bag
Book cover
Child's skirt
Sewing aids
Hessian Bag
Baby towel
Door hanging
Roman blind
Man's tie
Place mat
Baby blanket
Bolster Pillow
Jewellery roll
Polar fleece hat and scarf
Cafe Curtain

 The Sewing Book is another must have book for me and I do like this book.
The Sewing Book It is a must have for any sewing library - beginner, intermediate and advanced.

Perfect for a beginner, a comprehensive guide, step by step instructions for every technique possible.  It also has 18 projects to do. 

 The Sewing Book is available from Amazon

Disclosure: I buy sewing books from on-line shops with my own money, I am not being paid for writing this review. All my reviews are honest and on things that I genuinely love and would recommend to my readers.

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