Skip to content

Sewing A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Stitching by Hand and Machine

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 1565236823

ISBN-13: 9781565236820

Edition: 2011

Authors: Charlotte Gerlings

List price: $9.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


The first needles were made from cattle bone and used to sew animal hides together with lengths of sinew. Between then and now, people have sewn clothes for warmth, tents for shelter, sails for voyages of exploration, and flags for nations. It could be argued that a needle and thread in a skilled pair of hands has played as great a part in civilization as theinvention of the wheel.However, as everyday items around the home, needles and thread are mere clutter until we unlock their potential – together with our own – and master the basic techniques of sewing. This book has been prepared with beginners in mind, providing a step-by-step illustrated guide from threading a needle and learning…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 48
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Charlotte Gerlings is an expert in several art mediums, including needlecraft and fabric arts. She graduated in Publishing from Oxford Polytechnic (now Oxford Brookes University) and since then has worked as a book designer, writer and editor. She lives in South West London and is currently studying at Wimbledon School of Art for her MA in Fine Art. She is the author of several books, including Sewing, Patchwork, Cross Stitch, Knitting & Crochet, and 100 Great Artists.