Sew Over It: Sew It, Wear It, Love It

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Craft's hottest trend: inspirational sewing projects for customizing and making your own clothes, from the owner of London's first sewing café

Nobody wants to look like everyone else, and Lisa shows crafters just how easy it is to stand out from the crowd. In tough economic times everyone wants fun ways to make their pennies stretch, and so it's no wonder DIY is in vogue. Here an expert crafter shares the secrets of her sewing passion, offering simple projects to make in a weekend, instructions for unique accessories, methods to customize or update vintage clothing, and easy instructions for one-off pieces. She guides readers through all the basics of sewing by hand and machine, as well as providing them with the skills necessary to follow her simple but stylish projects. Beautifully illustrated with step-by-step photography for more than 25 fun and easy-to-follow sewing projects, this book is guaranteed to get both fashionistas and the crafting community talking.

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Lisa Comfort runs Sew Over It, a sewing paradise and café where she teaches and shares her passion for stitching over a cup of tea and homemade cake. Lisa gained formal training at the London College of Fashion before working with Bruce Oldfield. She has sewn everything from couture bridal gowns to Mad Men-inspired dresses.

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Lisa has appeared on the Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV, Latitude festival, and will feature on the Kirstie Allsop Craft Show in autumn 2012. Nobody wants to look like everyone else and Lisa shows you just how easy it is to stand out from the crowd. In these tough economic times we're all looking for fun ways to make our pennies stretch further and so it's no wonder making-your-own is back in vogue. Expert crafter, Lisa Comfort, in this, her first book, shares the secrets of her sewing passion. Lisa guides you through all the basics of sewing by hand and machine, as well as providing you with the skills you need to follow her simple but stylish projects. Beautifully illustrated with step-by-step photography for over 25 fun and easy-to-follow sewing projects, this book is guaranteed to get both fashionistas and the crafting community talking, and the rest of us taking a trip to John Lewis...* Simple projects to make in a weekend. * Customise, adapt and update vintage clothes. * Make your own accessories. * Easy instructions for one-off pieces to wear. Now pick up your needle and thread, and get sewing!

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