Simple, elegant, and a little groovy, Love at First Stitch is all you need to start making the dresses of your dreams--with 7 complete full-size patterns. 172 pages. October 2014.
Follow five "tracks" of sewing, each with five tiers of difficulty, for a total of 25 fun projects that will help you learn new sewing techniques and gain confidence and experience in your sewing! Includes CD of patterns and templates.
Five simple fundamentals can help you perfect any sewing project: a thoughtful plan, a precise pattern, a fantastic fit, a beautiful fabric, and a fine finish. With these core ideas, this book shows you how to start sewing the wardrobe of your dreams.
Learn the unique characteristics, strengths, and limitations of more than 100 fabrics in easy-to-understand terms. From dotted swiss to silk charmeuse, each entry includes a close-up photo and an overview of its characteristics, ideal uses, and special considerations when sewing.
A complete course on sewing—from threading a needle to couture hemming—with a modern aesthetic and 20 projects. Hundreds of photographs detail every stage of each technique and there are extensive guides to fabrics, tools, and materials for your projects.
Learn how to master a sewing machine, hand stitch, and work with patterns in no time! This comprehensive book breaks down the terms, tools, and skills necessary to become an expert seamstress; includes more than 500 color images and a detailed visual glossary outlining fabric types, sewing notions, and finishing stitches; and offers instructions for 20...
Kids will have so much fun learning how to sew everything from a strawberry pot holder to a drawstring bag, from a sock doll to a cat purse they can pin to their pockets. See and Sew is an introduction to sewing that doesn’t require a sewing machine or advanced skills. You'll find simple instructions for basic stitches and techniques as well as easy,...