Sewing is a brilliant skill that you can use every day. Packed with information and advice, Simplicity's "How to Use a Sewing Machine" is the perfect guide to get you started. Fully illustrated throughout with colourful step-by-step instructions, it includes: choosing and using a sewing machine; basic techniques - stitching, controlling the pace, guiding the fabric; decorative techniques - embroidery, applique, patchwork and quilting; and, glossary of terms. Learning to sew will open up a whole new world. Armed with this reference book, it won't be long before you are repairing old favourites, customizing store-bought items and creating unique items of clothing or soft furnishings.