Sewing Basics

There is no better place to start than at the very beginning. In writing this book, we assume you are starting from scratch, and we know that for a new sewer, even a trip to the fabric store can be challenging. Manufacturers can’t include all the vital information with their packaging, and there are so many tools and sewing notions to choose from. To give you a firm foundation for learning to sew, this section teaches you the essentials about your sewing machine, fabrics, patterns, and sewing supplies. If you have never taken a stitch, you will appreciate the detailed information, photos, and illustrations. Even if you have a little sewing experience, you are sure to learn some things you didn’t know. So settle back, take your ...

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