Get Started: Sewing

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Have you always wanted to learn how to sew with confidence, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Sewing is your perfect, patient teacher. From learning to thread a needle to designing a gorgeous patchwork craft, this book gives you the skills you need to sew more than 30 beautiful step-by-step projects. You'll start simple with elegant lavender hearts and funky pincushions; build on your skills with vintage bunting and fashionable tote bags; and progress to making a zip-up purse, learning to tailoring ...

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Overview

Have you always wanted to learn how to sew with confidence, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Sewing is your perfect, patient teacher. From learning to thread a needle to designing a gorgeous patchwork craft, this book gives you the skills you need to sew more than 30 beautiful step-by-step projects. You'll start simple with elegant lavender hearts and funky pincushions; build on your skills with vintage bunting and fashionable tote bags; and progress to making a zip-up purse, learning to tailoring a child's skirt and shorts, and much more. Packed with advice, reminders, and help when things go wrong, Get Started: Sewing is your first step toward a lifelong passion for this enjoyable craft.

More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started series simulates carefully structured classroom lessons, an approach that allows you to custom-build courses with practical lessons and themed projects. Nothing's assumed, and everything's explained; each book answers fundamental questions, identifies the subject's basics, and provides step-by-step explanations and assessments so you can fulfill your own unique potential.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465402004
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/17/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 677,136
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Thread a Needle 3413

Simple Hand Stitches 36

Sew on a Button 3913 Ma

5413 Embroide

5612 Projects to

Lavender Heart 4

Alternative Sh

Using Lave

Alternat

Drawstring B

4813 Alternative D

Felt

6013 Dais

Layered Peta

Ladybug Pi

6413 Altern

Bug Bags

Simple Pillows 7

2 Build On It12

Key Techniques13 Machin

7413 Make a Pla

76

Neaten a Seam 7813

7913 At

80

Attach Snaps

Apply Fusible I

8213

9213 Simple Pockets

Make a Bias Strip

Upcycle Cloth

12212 Projects to

eReader Case 8413

9013 T

9013 Dish Towels 9

Napkins 10113 Table

10213 Tablecl

10213 Tote Bag 106

Handles13 Pockets13

Bunting 11613 A

3 Take It Fu

Key Techni

Patchwor

13213 Add

13613 K

1

Apply

14813 Elasti

13013 Da

St

17413 Mend a

17612 Proje

Patchwork Pi

13413 Patchwor

13413 Change Pu

13813 P

14413 Pillow

14413 Apron 150

Door Hanging

Child's Skirt

16613 Shorts 17

Useful Templates 17

Index 186

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