Keen to take up sewing but don't know where to start? This clear, concise guide shows you what other sewing books only tell you. The ideal sewing book for beginners, it takes you through the basics, from threading a needle to hand-stitching and embroidery. Then, as you build confidence and skills, you'll master more advanced techniques, from machine-stitching a straight seam, to pockets, zips, and patchwork.
At each stage, you'll find sewing projects so you can practise what you've learned: start simple with lavender hearts and a ladybird pin cushion; build up to a tote bag and bunting; then showcase your skills with a zipped purse and the perfect child's skirt.
Packed with clear, step-by-step photos and instructions, expert tips and advice, plus help when things go wrong, A Little Course in Sewing will soon have you hooked on this creative, captivating craft.