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  • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 29 April 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781787137554
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 160x210 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £17.99
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The Great British Sewing Bee: The Techniques


All the essential tips, tricks and skills you need to start sewing your own wardrobe by The Great British Sewing Bee

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The essential sewing guide, tips and tricks from the team behind The Great British Sewing Bee!

The BBC primetime series, The Great British Sewing Bee, is back. This comprehensive, technique-focused book accompanies sewers at all levels on their creative sewing journey. Starting with the essentials, sewers will learn the basics: how to use a sewing machine, how to understand paper patterns, how to find and work with a vast array of natural fabrics including cotton, linen, wool and more. With a guide that demystifies the fitting process, and with expert sewing tips on making alterations, you'll be able to choose from a variety of projects that will ease you into the world of sewing.

For burgeoning sewers, this book reveals the joys of sewing and the tools and skills required to progress. Interspersed with essential tips, from advice on finishing  tacking, hand stitching, hemming and more  to guidance on recycling old clothes, using up fabric scraps and making repairs, this book is an indispensable reference that will encourage you to create long-lasting projects to cherish. This essential book will cover everything you need to develop your sewing techniques.

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About The Great British Sewing Bee

The Great British Sewing Bee is a BBC reality show that began airing on BBC Two on 2 April 2013. Sara Pascoe hosts the show, as 12 talented home sewers are challenged to create gorgeous garments, under the scrutiny of judges Esme Young and Patrick Grant, for the title of Britain’s Best Amateur Sewer.

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