With over 25 years stitchin and 12+ years of vending experience this is the most comprehensive and clearly written patchie stitchin guide around. The 98 page spiral bound book includes scads of basic sewing knowledge for beginners. Starting with selection of equipment and materials. It explains all of the basic sewing techiniques you will need to master step by step. For more advanced stitchers looking to better their skills there are many helpful tips & shortcuts.
There is a whole section devoted to easy to follow, comprehensive instructions for creating your own skirts, pants, dresses, tops and more. Offering several options to create many different styles. A few different methods for piecing patchwork are described and illustrated in depth. Also included are directions for appliques and extras, like pockets and closures.
For those who are taking up sewing to sell their goods there is a section on pricing your creations. This contains an excellent pricing formula that is based on industry standards. The book briefly touches on selling your wares and setting up a business. It provides the insight and experience which has been gathered thru her years of selling her own creations.
Lastly, there are 9 multi size clothing patterns in sizes XS - XL. These patterns are taken from her own collection and are designed to fit real people. They include elastic/drawstring waist pants and shorts, 4 dress/shirt bodices and 3 backless apron patterns. Along with the detailed instructions you will be well on your way to creating a whole new wardrobe. This guide will be your constant companion as you learn to sew or better your stitchin skills.