Over 300 techniques that show you how to sew absolutely everything--from clothes to home decor--plus 10 stylish new projects and updated information on more than 100 tools and 50 fabrics, with a glossary of sewing terminology.
Whether you are sewing clothes for children and adults, making home decor, or doing alterations, master every hand-sewing and machine-sewing technique for everything from darts, tucks, and pleats to hems, fasteners, and mending, with close-up photographs and clear instructions to demystify even the trickiest techniques. Choose from 15 fresh, stylish projects to practice your skills, explore in-depth coverage of more than 100 tools and 250 techniques, and browse a visual directory of more than 50 fabrics in The Sewing Book--the ultimate bible for beginners and seasoned stitchers alike.
About the Author
Alison Smith MBE is the founder of one the premier sewing schools in the UK, offering courses in all aspects of
sewing, including dressmaking, tailoring, and corsetry. She regularly lectures at specialized sewing shows and is a
contributor to Sewing World magazine. She is also the author of DK's Dressmaking. She is the first person to be
awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) honor for services to Sewing and Corsetry