Learning to sew has never been easier! An accessible introduction to sewing, How to Sew is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New sewers will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the necessary stitches, make seams, and add creative details and fastenings. Straightforward instructions plus clear illustrations for 9 stylish projects mean beginners with no sewing experience will soon be impressing friends and family with their new-found skills.
Projects include: bunting, tote bag, apron, padded coat hanger, basket liner, cot cover, peg bag, cushions and coffee cosy.
Having studied Fine Art at the Slade School, London, Susie Johns is the author of more than 30 craft books on a range of subjects including knitting, crochet, papier mâché and embroidery. Susie has also contributed to a number of magazines, such as Let's Knit, Crafts Beautiful, Embroidery, Needlecraft, Woman's Weekly, Family Circle, Practical Parenting and Art Attack and has made several television appearances demonstrating various crafts. She particularly enjoys art and craft activities that involve recycling and reinventing. Susie is a qualified teacher and runs workshops on drawing and painting, knitting and crochet, embroidery, and 3D design. She is the founder member of the East Greenwich knitting group, 'Knitting Night at The Pelton'. Read her blog at: www.susieatthecircus.typepad.com.