Sewing Machine Magic (Paperback)
Make the Most of Your Machine--Demystify Presser Feet and Other Accessories * Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sewing * 10 Easy, Creative Projects
Quarry Books, 9781589239500, 144pp.
Publication Date: December 12, 2017
With just a little know-how and the right accessories, you can get the most out of your sewing machine and give all your sewing and quilting projects a professional look!
In Sewing Machine Magic, author and sewing expert Steffani Lincecum shares 30+ years of experience on how to handle a sewing machine with greater ease and confidence, and explains how to easily find and use the right presser feetand other accessories for your machine, whether you purchased it at retail or found it at a yard sale.
You'll learn the logistics of managing thread, how to achieve the proper stitch formation for every project, and how to troubleshoot a variety of common sewing problems. Learn to use more than 30 presser feet and other accessories, from the basics to more specialized tools designed to maximize efficiency, precision, and creativity. The 10 fashion and home decor projects show inventive ways to use some of the feet and accessories.
About the Author
Designer, patternmaker, and sewing instructor Steffani Lincecum has more than 30 years of experience sewing for Hollywood films, TV, and theater. She is the author of Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit (Potter Craft, 2010), has had articles published in Sew it All and Mia magazines, and has appeared on on Sew It All TV and Sewing With Nancy (both on PBS). Steffani, who specializes in teaching ready-to-wear alteration, garment copying, and tailoring, has taught at the American Sewing Guild Conference, and teaches four classes for Craftsy.com: Pattern Drafting from Ready to Wear; Classic Tailoring: The Blazer; Inside Vogue Patterns: Inside Vogue Patterns: Coat Making Techniques; and Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z. She is also a Draper for American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin, and a Costume Designer for Forward Theatre Company in Madison, Wisconsin. She lives in Cross Plains, Wisconsin.