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A general introduction to the basic skills of sewing practice, this excellent practical guide gives learners a solid foundation from which to expand their sewing confidence. It is also a handy reference tool for those with more experience.
Basic techniques for sewing by hand and using a sewing machine are clearly explained, including essentials such as hand-sewing buttons, hems, stitches, seams, setting up the sewing machine and choosing fabrics.
Explanations of more advanced sewing techniques, such as making collars, cuffs, pockets or alterations to existing garments, show you how to adapt and refine design details to suit your own projects.
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Ruth Sleigh-Johnson lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and is a mother of three. She has worked as a freelance stylist and fashion editor for magazines, catalogues and TV and radio items. She has lectured at colleges including London College of Fashion, and currently teaches art and textiles at a girls' grammar school. She is the author of Practical Textiles Techniques.
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