Beginner sewer looking for a book - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 07-27-2003, 06:34 PM - Thread Starter
 
spinach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 282
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi,

I just bought a sewing machine and don't even know where to begin. I went to Amazon.com looking for "How to Sew" books but there are so many out there. Are you aware of a beginner's guide that is thorough but easy enough for someone who has no experience at all? I would love a recommendation.

Thanks!
spinach is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 07-28-2003, 01:43 AM
 
rubelin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: los Angeles, CA
Posts: 5,801
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
My favorite sewing book is the Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Sewing. I just checked Amazon.com and it's out of print, but they have used copies. It's just really great, covers the basics very well, but also goes into advanced techniques, so you could do just about anything

Robin~ single, work-at-home momma to my WonderBoys
YoungMan (6/00) & LittleBoy (6/04)
rubelin is online now  
#3 of 3 Old 07-29-2003, 01:05 AM
 
intymama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Redding, California
Posts: 668
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I agree that is a very good book for a beginners. I bought one at a discount bookstore once, very cheap and another im mew condition at ebay. I would check at wbay first. Good luck

Jula
intymama is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off