How to Use a Sewing Machine A Beginner's Manual

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/3/2015
  • Publisher: Pavilion

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Sewing machines may seem complicated—but this guide explains everything beginners need to know to choose, use, and look after their machine with confidence. See how to set it up and work its basic functions, including winding a bobbin, threading, and adjusting tension and stitch size. Learn basic techniques, from stitching seams and hems to zips, buttonholes, gathers, and pleats, as well as decorative embroidery and quilting. An invaluable troubleshooting section and a jargon-busting glossary help keep novices on target!

Author Biography

Marie Clayton is a dressmaker and designer who has been sewing since she was a child. She eventually became an editor and author, and her books include Ultimate Sewing Bible, The Needlecrafter's Companion, and Make Your Own Clothes (all Collins & Brown).

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