內容簡介 If you've never threaded a needle or touched a sewing machine before, learning to sew may seem daunting... but it doesn't have to be Discover a creative new hobby and learn as you sew with Sew Me Sewing Basics. With Choly Knight's friendly and easy-to-follow directions, you'll soon be sewing with confidence, making repairs, and creating new garments from scratch. Choly starts at the very beginning, showing you how to choose your first sewing machine and introducing the most basic techniques and shortcuts. From cutting patterns and sewing seams, to binding edges, gathering fabric, and installing zippers, each new skill is accompanied by a quick practice exercise for you to try. Fifteen simple and straightforward projects will have you sewing fun accessories from plushies, pincushions, and placemats to hand towels and hats. Start enjoying a wonderful form of individual expression that will save you money and provide a terrific sense of accomplishment. Sew Me Sewing Basics is the perfect book for anyone who wants get started in the craft, or just needs a quick refresher course on sewing.
作者介紹 Choly Knight has her finger on the pulse of what today's crafters really want. A power-seller on Etsy.com, she is the author of three additional sewing books from Fox Chapel Publishing. Choly has been crafting for as long as she can remember, and has drawn, painted, sculpted, and taped everything in sight. She took up sewing at age 12 and knitting at 21. After going to college for English and Studio Art, she now enjoys trying to find numerous different ways to combine all of her passions of writing, fine art, and craft art.