This is the ultimate stitch-and-seam reference book that brings you everything you need to know to sew your own distinctive creations, whether you are a beginner or an accomplished sewer. The ultimate stitch-and-seam reference book for both beginners and seasoned sewers includes thousands of illustrations and diagrams for each stage of the sewing process.
In this updated edition, sewers will find:
- 20 new modern projects from Simplicity® patterns; includes updated photographs - Instructions for making smart trousers, traditional curtains, a light summer dress, kids’ clothes, a beach towel, patchwork bag, and more - Tips on how to select the right equipment, choose the perfect fabric, and use the right technique for every project - Foolproof ways to discover the perfect pattern size and how to incorporate only the most flattering design details
Whether you’re new to crafting or a pro, you’ll appreciate this Aqua OLFA® rotary mat. It not only protects your cutting surfaces, it protects the edges of rotary blades. The mat’s grid lines are designed for easy measuring and accurate cutting of straight lines and precise angles.
Features - 1.5mm thick - Double-sided 12×18 mat is aqua for general crafting and has yellow grid lines on other side for detailed cutting - Self-healing finish reseals surface cuts, providing a continually smooth surface for all cutting projects - Store flat and out of direct sunlight - For use only with rotary blades; fixed-blade knives blade may damage mat