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Understanding and Using a Sewing Machine

By Nicola Corrigan

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ISBN: 9781785004995
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 10/12/2018
PAGES: 112
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 173 colour illustrations

Many people have a sewing machine tucked away in a corner, but little understanding of how to use it. With accessible and clear instructions, this book takes you on a journey, teaching and building upon basic skills to build up a repertoire of techniques and ideas, until you are a confident and creative sewer, able to design and adapt your own ideas and develop an individual sewing style. Illustrated with over 170 beautiful images.


  • Guide to understanding your sewing machine includes winding the bobbin, threading the machine up correctly and adjusting the settings
  • Skills for making simple projects such as measuring, cutting, pinning, tacking and understanding fabrics
  • Common techniques for everyday use are given such as inserting a zip, taking up a hem and creating simple decorative applique designs
  • Gorgeous projects with step-by-step instruction provide practice and inspiration for fashion, home and upcycling ideas

RRP: £9.99

Site Price: £7.99

E-Book Edition: £7.99 (incl. VAT)


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