The Sew Simple Guide to Easy Sewing and Embellishing
Whether you're just learning to sew or ready for a refresher course, here is a colorfully illustrated guide of basic construction terms, techniques, and tips. Master such sewing basics as marking, cutting, gathering, shirring, piping, facing, boxing, binding, and sewing zippers, or find out how to work with specialty fabrics, including fleece, knits, nylon, and leather. Or perhaps you'd rather learn various methods for embellishing fabric—embroidery, couching, fusible appliqué, and needle felting. Each technique or method includes step-by-step instructions with photos or illustrations.