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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Machine Sewing: Clementine Collinet

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    A Beginner’s Guide to Machine Sewing
    Clementine  Collinet
    15 sewing projects and 50 illustrated
    Step-by-step lessons
    Includes fold-out templates for projects
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    SKU: 9781844489961/GuideMachinSewing Categories: , , ,

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    A Beginner’s  Guide to Machine Sewing


    A Beginner’s Guide to Machine Sewing
    Clementine  Collinet


    Learn how to get the most out of your sewing machine with this comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide.


    There are 15 gorgeous projects to make including cushions, shoulder bags, soft toys and quilts. Full-size, fold-out patterns accompany the designs and 50 illustrated step-by-step lessons will guide you through all you need to get started.


    This book is a fantastic resource for those new to machine sewing and a great source of inspiration and ideas for more experienced sewers.


    15 sewing projects and 50 illustrated, step-by-step lessons
    Includes fold-out templates for projects at the back of the book


    Aimed at the absolute beginner as well as being a wonderful resource for those who already have a basic foundation in machine sewing


    Table of Contents

    Before starting 8
    Your sewing machine 10
    Preparing the bobbins 12
    The ideal sewing box 14
    Commonly used terms 17
    Sewing simple items 20
    Prepare your work 24
    Sewing using a straight stitch 25
    Make a corner seam 26
    Finish off a seam: reverse stitch or knot 28
    Oversewing 30
    Cutting 30
    Closing up a seam 31
    Simple cushion 32
    Working from a template 36
    Sewing shapes 37
    Adding a piece of fabric 37
    Sewing several layers of fabric 38
    Covering a button 40
    Sewing a button using your presser foot 41
    Closing up a seam by hand using small, invisible stitches 41
    Soft toy 42
    Using a zigzag stitch 48
    Sewing bias binding in one single seam 49
    Bunting 50
    Embroidering a buttonhole 54
    Topstitching a pocket 56
    Sewing on a flat button 57
    Preparing drawstring casing 58
    Preparing a tape 60
    Sliding a tape or piece of elastic into a drawstring casing 61
    Small drawstring bag 62
    Sewing frills 66
    Following guide marks 67
    Frilly flower brooches 68
    Sew your own clothes 70
    Sewing darts 74
    Sewing facings 75
    Making a fine tape 76
    Hem by machine 77
    Simple, strappy top 78
    Work with raw edges and seam allowances 82
    Make bias binding 83
    Sew bias binding 84
    Sew on press studs 85
    Skirt 86
    Sewing a shoulder 90
    Inserting a sleeve 91
    Making a reversible garment 92
    Baby’s reversible kimono 96
    Sew accessories 98
    Add rickrack braid 102
    Attach heading tape 103
    Make a flat hem 104
    White curtains 106
    Stiffening fabric 110
    Sewing an appliqué 111
    Inserting a zip fastener 112
    Cushion with star appliqué 114
    Quilting 118
    Quilted throw 122
    Preparing and sewing simple patchwork 126
    A patchwork throw 130
    Prepare and sew piping 134
    Attaching piping to a cushion 136
    Cushion with piping 138
    Sew a bag 140
    Making a reversible bag 144
    Preparing and attaching straps 145
    Adding a braid 147
    Shoulder bag 148
    Embellishing with decorative stitches 152
    Removing excess fabric 153
    Denim bag 154

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