"Few people learn to sew from their mothers any more, but many would love to master this rewarding and enjoyable skill. Sewing Basics is the ultimate bible for sewing at home, making sewing accessible for all. Covering fabrics, sewing machines, hand sewing, fitting, finishing, trouble-shooting and much more, this comprehensive and easy-to-follow book will soon have you approaching a needle and thread with confidence. For beginners learning how to hem and for more experienced sewers who need help dealing with difficult fabrics, Sewing Basics is an invaluable reference to keep on the bookshelf for many years to come."
Sandra has tertiary qualifications in Fashion, Theatre Costume and Theatre Crafts and now enjoys the colourful, gypsy-like career of a freelance costume maker, working on various projects in theatre, film, events and making couture bridalwear. Sandra has a passion for beautifully crafted costumes, creative ventures of all sorts, and vintage clothing and collectables.