Quick and Crafty Projects You Can Make by Simply Sewing Straight
Author: Brett Bara
Publisher: Potter Craft
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Create an entire world of sophisticated projects using one simple skill. Absolutely anyone can sew in a straight line. And with this one skill and some basic guidance, television host and crafty expert Brett Bara demonstrates how you can make custom home decor, stylish fashions, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Sewing in a Straight Line is a step-by-step guide to creating 28 deceptively simple projects that look like they came from a chic boutique—far more impressive than you would expect for such little effort! These easy-to-make items offer quick gratification that even the busiest among us will appreciate. From a flirty two-hour miniskirt to the cutest plush toys, many of the projects take only a spare afternoon. With Brett's eye for fresh, modern style and her encouraging advice, sewing couldn't be easier. So break out your needle and thread, fire up your machine, and get creative. A world of handmade possibilities is a few easy stitches away! From the Trade Paperback edition.
The most complete guide to sewing basics People are always looking for ways to cut expenses and be creative and stylish at the same time. Learning to sew is a great way to arm yourself with the skills to repair and create clothing and furnishings for yourself and your family for little to no cost. But learning how to sew and how to choose the tools and supplies to begin sewing can be confusing. Now, you can turn to this hands-on, friendly guide for the most up-to-date information, the best techniques, and fun projects for learning (or brushing up on) the art of sewing. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations make it easier to learn Fresh new patterns, projects, stitches, and techniques for fashion and the home Budget-conscious tips for breathing new life into existing garments Complete with a section on common sewing mistakes and how to avoid them, Sewing For Dummies, 3rd edition gives you the confidence and know-how to sew like a pro.
Mary Hunziger has written a series of best-selling sewing, quilting, knitting and crafting books. Sewing Craft Books: Sewing Reference & Guide to Learn How To Sew is the perfect introduction to sewing for beginners. You will get access to her 3 awesome sewing tutorials for beginners that include 300+ sewing resources + even more sewing nuggets that are included in the interactive sewing guide that is included, too. These 300+ sewing resources include places to research and sell your DIY sewing items beyond Etsy, Dawanda, Pinterest. This is how the sewing and crafting elite is doing it and inside you will find these secret resources so that you can benefit from this knowledge, too! Based on the techniques and instructions that you will find in this sewing compilation, you can quickly, easily and effortlessly learn to sew on a basic level. You will learn basic sewing stitches, patterns and techniques in order to be able to create your very first successful sewing project on your own and without visiting an expensive sewing training course that is way too expensive and that takes too much time out of your day. If you are a busy person and want to learn to sew your own sewing projects you only need the basic sewing instructions that you will find inside plus you'll find tons of resources that will help you turn this into a business if you decide you want to turn your passion into profits. Inside you'll find: * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Fun and simple beginner projects to get started with * Basic selection of sewing stitches and sewing skills * Perfect introduction for absolute beginners of all ages * Includes 300+ Sewing Resources Beyond Etsy * Interactive Sewing Guide Lots more...
The Absolute Beginner s Guide--Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + 9 Projects
Author: Becky Hanson
Publisher: Quarry Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
In First Time Sewing with a Serger, sewing experts Becky Hanson and Beth Baumgartel take you by the hand and teach you everything you need to know to sew with a serger, or overlock machine—a versatile and speedy stitching tool. Start by learning how a serger works, the many styles available, and the roles of various parts and accessories. Get a detailed overview of the variety of functional and decorative stitches you can make, plus must-have threads, tools, and notions. Next, familiarize yourself with how to thread your serger, set the stitch size, and use it to start and end seams, sew curves and corners, and more. You'll use these essential skills to make the nine fun, easy garment and home decor projects--skills you'll turn to again and again to create your own professional-looking pieces!
Whether you are beginning a teacher-training course or embarking on a career in teaching, this introductory textbook provides comprehensive information on how to meet the standards for effective teaching in early years and primary settings.
Take Your Skills to the Next Level with 25 Quick and Stylish Projects
Author: Vickie Howell
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
In Step It Up Knits, knitting superstar and Caron Yarns Celebrity Spokesperson Vickie Howell presents all the techniques needed to become a master knitter, plus 25 gorgeous projects. From cabled wrist warmers to slouchy beanies, lacy headbands, and cozy cowls, each project is small enough to take on the go and whip up in just a weekend. The step-by-step photographs, detailed instructions, helpful diagrams, and inspiring project shots make it easy to follow along. Beginners will become pros in no time!
Complemented by hundreds of black-and-white photographs and line drawings, this practical, step-by-step handbook provides information on basic sewing techniques and equipment, and offers simple instructions for tailoring and creating clothes and home accents. Original.
All students of costuming need to learn basic sewing techniques to build costumes for theatrical performance. Basic Sewing for Costume Construction teaches just those fundamentals. Cunningham brings decades of classroom experience as she guides readers with clearly laid-out projects covering hand stitching, fasteners, pinning, sewing, and seams. Additional material on measurement, fabric selection, and use of commercial patterns, as well as three complete construction projects, round out the Second Edition. Each project builds on the previous one to develop a full understanding of the costume construction process.