New sewers can be stitching in no time, building their skills to create any of 25 fabulous projects. With the help of informative how-to-photography, novices can learn the basic techniques, from using templates to adding binding and piping. Projects include simple home décor items (such as cushions and a cheery buttoned blind) to thoughtful gifts (like a potpourri sachet and a journal cover).
CHERYL OWEN is an author and experienced crafter, dressmaker, fashion designer, and embroiderer. She lives in the UK.