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  • Publisher: Octopus
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 21 April 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781781578223
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 189x246 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £19.99
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You Will Be Able to Sew Your Own Clothes by the End of This Book

£19.99

by Juliet Uzor

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Book Description

Create your own tailored wardrobe and learn a new sustainable skill with this comprehensive guide for beginners from Juliet Uzor.

There has never been a better time to learn to sew your own clothes. If you want to avoid harmful fast fashion, create sustainable pieces for yourself and one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones, or curate your own perfect wardrobe, this is the book you need.

Get started with the core skills such as how to make accurate measurements, how to use a sewing machine, and how to follow a pattern. Once you've aced the essentials, move on to 15 stylish and straightforward projects (all patterns provided), from colourful headbands to eye-catching dresses and trendy sweatshirts. Some of the projects even teach you how to upcycle vintage and thrifted clothes to create gorgeous, unique items for your wardrobe. By the end of the book, you will be able to tackle any new project with confidence and all the techniques and skills you need at your fingertips. So, take some time for yourself, learn a new skill, and enjoy creating your own tailored wardrobe with this beautiful book by your side.

About the Author

About Juliet Uzor

Juliet Uzor, a London school teacher is renowned for her crafting and sewing skills. Through her online sewing courses, craft magazine columns, craft-focused podcast and YouTube channel, Juliet shares inspiring tips, tricks, and tutorials to demystify sewing clothes for home sewers.

After winning The Great British Sewing Bee in 2019, she has continued to explore a range of garment designs using fabrics of varying fibres, textures and origins using techniques from her experience from the London College of Fashion.

Her message as an advocate for sewing clothes at home, online and offline, is that everyone can take charge of their own style without being at the mercy of clothing houses and stores. Visit her website www.sewsonatural.com

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