Home Sewing Techniques
Essential Sewing Skills to Make Inspirational Soft Furnishings
Ideal for beginners, and including basic information on equipment from pencils to sewing machines, each technique in this practical guide is explained with tips and colour photographs and followed up with an activity: from sewing seams to making a tablecloth; piping to stitching a headboard cover; pleating to upholstering a footstool. In addition, 30 easy-to-follow household projects include a throw, cushions and curtains.
Encyclopedia of Classic & Vintage Stitches
Including detailed depictions of and explanations for 245 stitches, with instructions on tools and materials and 24 projects to complete – from a skill-displaying sampler to a glittery evening bag – this is a valuable resource for stitchwork practitioners. Although some techniques are suitable for beginners and others require a degree of knowledge and experience, this comprehensive reference book can provide inspiration for all.
Bringing Up Puppy
Everything You Need to Know About Care and Training
The first few months of a dog's life set the foundations for its further development, and the way a puppy is handled has a material effect on whether it becomes a well-adjusted, happy dog that relates well to humans. This book provides a guide to choosing a puppy as well as information on giving it the best start in life, including advice on feeding, healthcare, grooming, house-training, socialization with the family and obedience training.