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School of Sewing

Sew To Speak

School of Sewing

$24.95 (per 1/2 yard)

5 and 1 half half yards left in stock

School of Sewing allows you to follow in the footsteps of a group of beginners who shared one goal- to learn to use their sewing machines. This book is an engaging, detailed lesson plan designed to guide you along that same journey, whether you are learning alone or as a group. It begins with easy-to-follow instructions for how to use a sewing machine and advice on buying fabric and tools and then progresses through 12 projects— one three-hour lesson a month, perfect for friends to learn together. Your own School of Sewing will be proud to show off or to gift these trendy projects, which include a pillowcase, zippered pouch, tote bag, and patchwork quilt, each with optional details for “extra credit.”

You’ll Learn:

  • sewing machine types, recommendations and how to shop for the machine of your dreams
  • how to make fabric selections and understand color theory
  • how to navigate the fabric store, including interfacing, notions and fabric types
  • what the essential sewing supplies are that will get you started with the right gear
  • how to trouble shoot problems when they occur
  • professional finishing techniques
  • numerous sewing skills, including zippers, ruffles, buttonholes, pleats, binding, sewing a curve and machine quilting
  • how to sew 12 beginner projects, using step-by-step photos
  • tips and advice from fellow beginners in a fun, approachable and relatable way