The BBC primetime series, The Great British Sewing Bee, is back. This comprehensive, technique-focused book accompanies sewers at all levels on their creative sewing journey. Starting with the essentials, sewers will learn the basics: how to use a sewing machine, how to understand paper patterns, how to find and work with a vast array of natural fabrics including cotton, linen, wool and more. With a guide that demystifies the fitting process, and with expert sewing tips on making alterations, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of projects that will ease you into the world of sewing.
For burgeoning sewers, this book reveals the joys of sewing and the tools and skills required to progress. Interspersed with essential tips, from advice on finishing tacking, hand stitching, hemming and more to guidance on recycling old clothes, using up fabric scraps and making repairs, this book is an indispensable reference that will encourage you to create long-lasting projects to cherish. This essential book will cover everything you need to develop your sewing techniques.