Rev up your engines and place your bobbins! Absolute beginners and those looking to sharpen their skills will How to Machine Sew. This project-based book teaches you 9 basic techniques of using a sewing machine with simple-to-follow instruction. Indispensable advice and proper know-how are jam packed on every page. You'll learn absolutely everything you need to get started, including fundamental machine stitches, making seams, and working with zippers. Clear photographs and 180 step-by-step illustrations guide you through all the techniques and each fashionable project (9 in all!), including a drawstring bag, stitched picture, and oven glove. No matter how little machine sewing experience you have, you'll soon be humming along and dazzling your friends and family with your new-found skills and stylish designs.
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.