This is book number 1 in the First Time series.
Learning how to sew has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, this beginner’s guide teaches you to sew stitches both by hand and with a machine.
Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time.
These simple projects will introduce essential sewing skills like hems, seams, balancing tension, and how to use a pattern:
With First Time Sewing, you will soon be stitching amazing gifts and projects with confidence.
The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of the best-selling books on home improvement, landscaping, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting and fishing, and photography. All books are exhaustively researched, written, photographed, and edited by veteran staff members with years of experience in their areas of expertise.
"By the time you reach the simple project section, which includes instructions for making a simple apron, baby blanket or T-shirt, you'll be confident in your new stitching skills." - Sew News
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.