How to Sew: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

Author(s): Susie Johns


This book offers a starting point for those who want to learn how to sew, from UK author Susie Johns. Simple and straightforward explanations guide the novice through the basic techniques. It features projects that help the reader put the skills into practice, and includes bunting, napkins, peg bag and basket liner. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of knitting. You'll learn everything you need to get started, including how to do the necessary stitches, how to make seams and how to work with patterns and templates. Each skill is accompanied by a stylish project to make, including an apron, covered coat hanger and cushion. Each project is explained with the help of clear illustrations that will guide you every step of the way. The straightforward explanations combined with desirable projects means that no matter how little sewing experience you have to start with you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your new-found practical skills.

Product Information

Susie Johns is the author of more than 30 craft books on a range of subjects including knitting, crochet, papier mache and embroidery. Susie has also contributed to a number of magazines, such as Let's Knit, Crafts Beautiful, Embroidery, Needlecraft, Woman's Weekly and Art Attack and has made several television appearances demonstrating various crafts.

General Fields

  • : 9781861089113
  • : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • : September 2013
  • : 210mm X 210mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Susie Johns
  • : 108
  • : full colour throughout, includes 47 photographs, includes 169 illustrations