Everything you need to know to begin sewing with confidence
this super-stylish new handbook from Merchant & Mils contains all the answers to their most frequently asked questions in one handy volume. Providing an overview on the art of sewing, the book is packed with information on the tools and materials you will need plus homegrown tips on essential good practice. topics given the full Merchant & Mills treatment include measuring and marking, form (including darts and gathering), seams, ease, closures such as buttons and zips, hems, and interfacings. there is expert advice on using and understanding patterns, performing basic alterations, and of course plenty of information about any sewer's best friend - the iron. Successful sewing is very achievable: just make sure that you have this book to hand at all times, and bear in mind the Merchant & Mills motto - Keep it simple and do it well!