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How to Machine Sew

How to Machine Sew (Larger Format)
  • Publishing: Autumn 17
  • Pub month: August
  • ISBN-13: 9781784942984
  • Author: Susie Johns
  • Price: £7.99
  • Binding: PB
  • No. of pages: 108
  • Photos: 45 photographs
  • Dimensions: *Larger Format: 275 x 215 mm
  • Colour : Full colour throughout

How to Machine Sew

If you’ve always wanted to learn to use a sewing machine 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 using a sewing machine. You’ll learn everything you need to get started, including basic machine stitches, making seams and hems, binding edges and working with zips.

Each technique is accompanied by a stylish project to make, and everything 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 machine sewing experience you have to start with, you’ll soon be impressing friends and family with your new-found practical skills.

Susie Johns began her publishing career as a magazine and partworks editor before becoming a freelance writer and designer. She is the author of more than 30 craft books on a range of subjects including knitting, crochet, papier mâché 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. Read her blog at: www.susieatthecircus.typepad.com

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