The sewing machine manual Your easy guide to machine stitching

Wendy Gardiner

Book - 2022

The perfect companion for anyone new to machine sewing, or looking for a little extra guidance, this book is packed with friendly advice, stylish projects and expert sewing tips. Sewing machine guru and popular author, Wendy Gardiner, brings you this invaluable guide to getting up and running with a sewing machine. She includes all the basics, including machine anatomy, how to thread up, and how to check stitching and tension. Once you have built up your skills, there are 12 great projects to ma...ke, including: a patchwork placemat, a drawstring bag, an appliqued pillow, a clutch bag, a tablet cover, tab top curtains, a quilted pot holder, and a notebook cover - there is something for everyone. Each project is designed to teach techniques such as sewing seams, adding buttonholes and zips, blind hems, quilting, free-motion embroidery, using an alphabet and making pleats, trims and pockets.

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Subjects
Published
Tunbridge Wells : Search Press 2022.
Edition
Revised, updated and expanded edition
Language
English
Item Description
Previously published as 'The very easy guide to using your sewing'.
Includes index.
Physical Description
144 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN
9781800920217
1800920210
Main Author
Wendy Gardiner (-)
  • Using your machine
  • Advanced techniques.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Provides aspiring sewers with the basics of using a sewing machine, describing terminology, threading, stitching, and tension, and includes twelve starter projects, including drawstring bags, aprons, pillows, and a decorative towel.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Learn from the expert how to get up and running with a basic sewing machine, then build your skills and make 12 beautiful projects. Revised, updated, and expanded edition.Learn from the expert how to get up and running with a basic sewing machine, then build your skills and make 12 beautiful projects. Revised, updated, and expanded edition. Do you own a sewing machine but don't know where to start? Feeling daunted by off-putting manuals? This book will change all that. Sewing machine guru and popular author, Wendy Gardiner, has written a friendly guide to getting up and running with a basic sewing machine. She demystifies machine anatomy, threading, and how to check stitching and tension.    As you build up your skills, there are 12 stylish and practical projects to make, including:a patchwork placemat, a drawstring bag, an appliquéd pillow, a clutch bag, a tablet cover, tab-top curtains, a quilted potholder, a notebook cover  There is something for everyone. Each project is designed to teach techniques such as sewing seamsadding buttonholes and zipsblind hemsquiltingfree-motion embroideryusing an alphabet and making pleats, trims and pockets.  There is a glossary of all the important terms, and an excellent troubleshooting guide.   Thousands of people buy a basic sewing machine but don't know where to start and are daunted by off-putting manuals. This book will change all that. Previously published as The Very Easy Guide to Using Your Sewing Machine.