Sewing is a brilliant skill that you can use every day. Packed with information and advice, Simplicity's How to Use a Sewing Machine is the perfect guide to get you started. Fully illustrated throughout with colourful step-by-step instructions, it includes: choosing and using a sewing machine; basic techniques - stitching, controlling the pace, guiding the fabric; decorative techniques - embroidery, applique, patchwork and quilting; and, glossary of terms. Learning to sew will open up a whole new world. Armed with this reference book, it won't be long before you are repairing old favourites, customizing store-bought items and creating unique items of clothing or soft furnishings.
The Simplicity Pattern Company is the largest of its kind in the world and over many years has provided customers with easy-to-follow, do-it-yourself projects. Simplicity offer the best and most comprehensive source of sewing information for both new and experienced sewers, as well as for those who are rediscovering the joys of this rewarding craft.