The new Merchant & Mills Elementary Sewing Skills book is packed full of useful techniques for wardrobe maintenance and alterations. It is a beautifully presented book bound in linen, with crystal clear instructions, sequenced illustrations and stunning photography.
Topics include darts and gathering, seams, ease, hems, interfacing and closures such as buttons and zips are all covered alongside advice on using and understanding patterns and performing basic alterations.
Successful sewing is very achievable: just make sure that you have this book to hand at all times. Keep it simple & do it well.