From the Back Cover
8-page color insert of new projects
Get the basics of sewing and stitch up a storm in no time!
This easy-to-follow guide gives both beginners and more advanced sewers techniques to sew faster and easier . . . and have more fun with the craft! This updated edition shows you how to sew sensational seams, shape garments with tucks and pleats, or revamp a room with quick home décor projects.
Praise for Sewing For Dummies
"Just in time for those of us with no time, Jans book is about reality sewing."
Gail Brown, coauthor of Simply Napkins
"Jans . . . clever techniques and home décor projects . . . make sewing a fun event."
Dewey Sadka, President of Dewey Color System
Discover how to;
- Master hand and machine stitches
- Read a sewing pattern
- Create custom cornices and draperies
- Make a bedroom ensemble in a weekend
- Install zippers, buttons, and other fasteners
About the Author
Jan Saunders Maresh is a nationally known sewing instructor, educator and journalist, and has worked as the education director for Viking Sewing Machine Company and as the director of consumer education for JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts. She is the bestselling author of 13 sewing books and a frequent guest on national sewing TV shows.