I was researching this book a little more on the internet And found the sew fast sew easy website where they also sell sewing and embroidery machines and supplies. I found a Best bignners sewing package that included this book a pattern kit and some thread. I was happy to find this package. They made it so easy for me to get my daughters christmas gift. The package was basically the price of the machine but they throw in this book and some other goodies. My daughter will be able to sew right away christmas day when everything's closed. I haven't found a better deal out there.