‘An inspiring and enlightening introduction to an incredibly useful and enjoyable skill. A basic fool-proof guide that you will go back to time and again for reference.’
‘For a beginner, this is a fantastic resource…The projects part of the book is well laid out with clear instructions.’
‘A neat format with excellent photos and illustrations.’
‘Jam-packed with facts and diagrams and detailed instructions…a very lovely looking book’
‘Contains all the information you’ll need to get to grips with the fundamentals of sewing’
‘If you are a beginner or you need to refresh your sewing skills, this book is just what you need…This would make a great gift for someone starting out on their sewing journey’
Your must-have guide to everything needle-and-thread.
About the Author
Tessa Evelegh is a writer and stylist specializing in stitchery of all kinds, crafts, interiors and gardens, with more than 30 titles to her name. These include Window Workshop, Simple Home Style and Sheer Style. Prior to going freelance, she spent eight years at Family Circle magazine, overseeing the dressmaking, interiors and fashion departments. Her work has been published in the Daily Telegraph, Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home and Woman and Home. An enthusiastic dressmaker since the age of five, when she ‘cut her teeth’ on dolls’ clothes, she still makes and customizes clothes, home furnishings and upholstery. Tessa lives in South London and has two (almost) grown-up daughters who also love to ‘make their own’.