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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 August 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782218562
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 190x246 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: £15.99

The Coverstitch Machine Manual


The complete guide to coverstitching techniques by Julia Hincks

Book Description

From the author of the best-selling The Overlocker Technique Manual now comes The Coverstitch Machine Manual. Aimed at sewers of all abilities, this is the perfect guide to help you get the most out of your coverstitch machine.

Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate the essential stitches and sewing techniques. Julia also shows you how to set up your machine, how to adjust the settings and how to finish and secure ends. From stabilizing fabrics to finishing cuffs and necklines, this book covers it all!

Put these skills into practice to create a simple summer dress, gift bag, table runner, bikini, wash bag and more. The coverstitch machine is so versatile!

The troubleshooting section equips you with strategies and hints for fixing mistakes. There is also a buyer’s guide to different coverstitch machines, to help you select the right machine for you.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Coverstitch machine basics 8

Stitches 54

Techniques 66

Projects 146
Quick and easy gift bag146
Super quick skirt148
Beach wrap152
Simple summer dress156
Embellished skirt162
Wash bag168
Decorative table runner172
Reversible bikini174

Buyer’s guide 180
Troubleshooting 182
Guide to fabrics and machine settings 186
Maintenance 188
Glossary 190
Index 192

About the Author

About Julia Hincks

Julia Hincks is a teacher and textile artist who has sewn, knitted and crocheted from an early age. Julia teaches dressmaking, pattern cutting and overlocking classes privately and at colleges in Brighton where she inspires adults to take up these crafts and improve their skills. Julia has developed a loyal following. She is the author of the best-selling title The Overlocker Technique Manual (2014), which is now available in five languages. Julia lives in Brighton, UK. Find out more about her at www.juliahincks.com

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