Especially for beginners:
The popularity of Project Runway has created a whole new generation of aspiring sewers hungry for reliable instruction in sewing basics. To help new sewers get off to a great start, Threads
magazine created Teach Yourself to Sew
, a special issue based on our successful video series.
Total coverage of basics:
At last, everything you need from setting up your sewing space to sewing a simple garment is in one handy place. Teach Yourself to Sew
provides a complete course in mastering the basics:
The perfect refresher for all skill levels:
- the language of sewing
- driving your sewing machine
- choosing the right needles, presser feet, and thread
- troubleshooting your machine
- determining the correct placement for buttonholes
- pressing techniques for professional results
- the anatomy of a garment
- working with patterns
Returning sewers will refer to Teach Yourself to Sew
for reliable garment construction techniques. It's the place to go any time you want to be sure you're proceeding correctly. The timeless contents provide a solid foundation upon which to build your skills and go on to new challenges.
Plus, easy projects to sew:
Build your confidence and expand your wardrobe with easy-to-make garments -- a peasant top and peasant skirt. There are no patterns required. Just add your own creative touches and voil’_ -- you're on your way!
Finally, the sewing guide you've been waiting for.
Order your copy now