Inspired to sew? Here's what you need to know! This comprehensive 'at your fingertips' reference is an essential for any sewer's library. With more than 1,000 detailed illustrations, The Complete Book of Sewing covers all the basic sewing techniques for garment construction and home decor. An entire section on mending and repair helps sewers recycle and reuse their favourite items with quick and reliable fixes. This useful volume will help sewers of all levels to find reliable shortcuts and better solutions to ensure success with all their sewing projects. Every colour-coded page of this handbook helps you succeed, whether by teaching you a new skill or guiding you through decisions while you're at the machine. Keep it handy as you thread your bobbin, cut out your fabric and assemble your first or 101st project! Beth Baumgartel has written for Vogue, Butterick, the Home Sewing Association and others. She is the author of Singer Simple Sewing Guide, Singer Simple Home Decor Handbook, Singer Simple Mending & Repair and Singer Simple Decorative Stitching. She lives in Madison, Connecticut, USA.