Learn the ins and outs of using a sewing machine with How to Machine Sew. This accessible introduction to machine sewing will teach you everything you need to get started, including basic machine stitches, making seams and hems, binding edges, and working with zippers.
In no time at all, you'll be creating beautiful and handy items to use around your home, like a pot holder, place mat, strip quilt, drawstring bag, makeup purse, pillow cover, and more. Clear step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and beautiful photography make this workshop-in-a-book ideal for the absolute beginner.
"Great for sewists interested in information on a single topic. Also provides an outline for a basic overview of sewing skills."—Library Journal
Susie Johns is an artist and designer who has written dozens of craft books, mostly on knitting, crochet and sewing, including Knitted Pets, Knitted Woodland Creatures, How to Embroider and Fat Quarter: Bags & Purses (GMC Publications). She lives in London, UK.