Stitch by Stitch, readers will learn the essential sewing skills while making 12 appealing projects, including home decor items and apparel. In the book's unique format, skills and projects build upon each other so that readers will get instant gratification and motivation to progress. The introductory chapters provide a guide to the machine as well as basic information on sewing notions, fabric and more. In addition, each technique and project includes numerous step-by-step photos making it easy for readers to see exactly what they need to accomplish and how to do it right. Finally, the book's aesthetic - with projects featuring popular designer fabrics and photography in a simple, sophisticated style - will appeal to a grown-up audience with lots of style. About the Author: Deborah Moebes is a fifth-generation crafter and designer. After nearly ten years of school teaching, she began teaching sewing at Beehive Co-op in Atlanta. Her classes there are in high demand, and her business has grown to include a thriving fabric shop and sewing lounge in the heart of Atlanta. She continues to add workshops and sewing events throughout the year, and regularly blogs tutorials, projects and articles on the new sewing culture.