Sew Step by Step
Essential techniques for making your own clothes and soft furnishings Need to learn how to shorten a hemline? Keen to make some cushion covers or a simple tunic dress? Sew Step-by-Step will come to your rescue. All the essential basic techniques and tools are clearly explained so you can start sewing with confidence. With all the information and guidance you need to get going, this book is sure to whet your creative appetite and leave you equipped and inspired to make beautiful, personal pieces. Packed with easy-to-follow techniques, from sewing on a button to personalising a garment, Sew Step-by-Step brings these traditional, practical, and artistic crafts right up to date with advice on contemporary styles and new materials. The most compact, concise, yet comprehensive introduction to sewing techniques and tools for the beginner and beyond.
About the Author
Alison set up her own shop, Fabulous Fabric, and sewing school, the Alison Victoria School of Sewing, near her home in Leicestershire. Her school is the largest independent sewing school in England and offers courses and workshops on all aspects of sewing. Alison is a regular contributor to Sewing World magazine, and has appeared on the ITV television series Ladette to Lady teaching dressmaking skills.