Covers equipment, threads, fabrics and trimmings. Includes 3 practice projects plus a step-by-step illustrated guide on threading a needle, basic stitches, cutting and shaping fabric, and machine sewing. Sewing is a timeless craft that is easy to learn â€“ whether youâ€™re learning for practical reasons so you can mend and repair clothing or for creative reasons so you can create your own designs from scratch. Written for the absolute beginner, as well as those looking for a refresher course, Sewing includes three projects with straightforward instructions, as well as a step-by-step illustrated guide on threading a needle, reading a pattern, basic stitches, cutting and shaping fabric, and machine sewing with confidence. Included are sections on choosing the right equipment, a glossary of terms and abbreviations, and how to take care of your homemade products. Sewing will provide you with skills that will last a lifetime.