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Whether you are a beginner or have been sewing for years, this book is packed with all the information you need to get the most out of your sewing machine, simply by changing the feet.* Everything you need to know about feet attachments, from basic feet such as the zigzag foot to specialty fabric and technique feet that will help you invent new design ideas for your sewing projects.* Work effortlessly with a full range of fabrics, learn great time-saving tricks, and experiment with a range of decorative effects by following the authors' creative "ideas files."* Includes a guide to needle, thread, and fabric choices and buying advice for choosing basic, mid-range, and top-end sewing machines, embellishers, and sergers.
WENDY GARDINERhas been editor of various sewing titles for many years, and for the last ten years editor of Sewing World, Britain’s leading sewing magazine. She is co-manager of the ISEW website, a magazine resource site packed with sewing projects and techniques, and runs creative sewing weekends. LORNA KNIGHTwrites regularly for Sewing World and has contributed to many sewing books and other fashion publications. Her own previous books include The Sewing Stitch Bible, The Dressmaker’s Technique Bible, and 200 Sewing Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets.
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" 'Get to know your sewing machine' books are a dime a dozen, but few provide the extensive coverage of sewing machine accessories needed by both beginning and experienced sewers. Gardiner and Knight describe the wide variety of sewing machine feet in detail, and photos of each foot allow for easy identification: excellent." ---Library Jounal, Best Fiber Crafts Books 2011