Learn It. Teach it. Sew Together. by Shea Henderson
Teach yourself or someone else to sew! Inspired by the DIY movement but unsure of how to use your sewing machine? Look no further! Take the guesswork out of sewing and learn professional techniques using the 12 skill-building projects in this book. Each one is giftable and practical, modern and sophisticated. Get tips for everything from machine shopping and fabric buying to setting up your sewing space and learning essential skills and troubleshooting. Projects range from a simple pillowcase and zippered pouch to a customizable tote bag and patchwork quilt, each with beautifully detailed step-by-step photography. Stretch your skills by using the optional intermediate “extra credit” with each project. Best of all, you’ll find relatable advice throughout the book from eight true beginners!
sewing machine types and how to shop for the machine of your dreams
fabric selection and color theory
how to navigate the fabric store, including interfacing, notions and fabric types
essential sewing supplies to get started with the right gear
how to troubleshoot problems when they occur
professional finishing techniques
numerous sewing skills, including zippers, ruffles, buttonholes, pleats, binding, sewing a curve and quilting
tips and advice from fellow beginners in a fun, approachable and relatable way
About Lucky Spool Media:
Founded in 2013 by Susanne Woods who has produced best-selling craft books with various companies for many years, Lucky Spool nurtures a more meaningful and collaborative relationship between author, publisher and reader with a small talented group of artists and designers.
Lucky Spool takes the time and care to create beautiful, accurate books that enrich the work you are already doing and inspire you to continue learning new and challenging techniques.
Lucky Spool values the rich tradition of needle arts from our shared past and celebrates what each of us will bring to its future.