If you have ever wanted to learn how to hand sew and make your own repairs and alterations then Hand Sewing for Beginners; Learn How to Sew by Hand and Perform Basic Mending and Alterations, by Florence Schultz is the book for you. This book is a complete reference to teach you how to sew by hand. Florence covers what supplies you should have in your sewing kit, the different types of thread and needles, and how to sew basic hand stitches and repairs. Hand Sewing for Beginners is written for anyone who has never picked up a needle and thread. Florence takes you from learning to sew your first stitch to making simple repairs and alterations on your own. Your new sewing skills are not only fun, but will save you money because you will be able to make your own repairs at home. In this comprehensive reference book you will learn the following skills: • How to choose the correct thread and needle for your hand sewing projects • How to sew basic hand sewing stitches such as the basting stitch, running, stitch, back stitch, and more… • How to hem a pair of pants • How to hem a skirt and dress • How to repair a seam • How to reinforce a seam • How to sew a French seam • How to repair a rip in knit and woven fabric • How to sew on a flat button and a shanked button • How to add or repair a lining in a purse or bag • How to create gathers • How to create three types of pleats Each lesson includes step by step easy to understand instructions as well as large clear images. Florence’s style of teaching is very laid back and friendly. You will feel like you have your very own sewing tutor sitting next to you guiding you through each lesson. This book is written for beginners, but anyone who wants to learn hand sewing techniques will find this book a valuable resource. More experienced readers will appreciate the many finishing techniques Florence has included in this book. Don’t miss out on this excellent hand sewing resource. It will be your go-to guide for hand sewing. Get your copy today!