First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide: Learn By Doing - Step-by-Step Basics and Easy Projects (Paperback)
Learning how to sew has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, this beginner’s guide teaches you to sew stitches both by hand and with a machine.
Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time.
These simple projects will introduce essential sewing skills like hems, seams, balancing tension, and how to use a pattern:
- Rectangular table cloth
- Knife-edge pillows
- Zipper closures
- Baby blanket
- Elastic-waist skirts
- Elastic-waist pants
- Apron with pockets
- Unlined jackets
With First Time Sewing, you will soon be stitching amazing gifts and projects with confidence.
The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of the best-selling books on home improvement, landscaping, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting and fishing, and photography. All books are exhaustively researched, written, photographed, and edited by veteran staff members with years of experience in their areas of expertise.
"By the time you reach the simple project section, which includes instructions for making a simple apron, baby blanket or T-shirt, you'll be confident in your new stitching skills." - Sew News