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Title: Jane Bull’s Get Set, Sew
Published By: Dorling Kindersley, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4654-3587-3
Author: Jane Bull

Learn how to sew with step-by-step instructions from Jane Bull.

This beautifully designed book is full of colour and detailed photo tutorial instructions to make a variety of projects with your sewing machine.

Get Set, Sew begins by introducing you to your sewing machine and teaches you how the stitches work, how to thread your machine and different ways to fill the bobbin.

Next you begin to sew – with step-by-step instructions guiding you to arrange and line up your fabric, how to guide the fabric properly and how to remove it at the end of the row.

You also learn more about different stitches, how to sew corners and are introduced to possible sewing problems and different tips for solving them.

Getting Started | Get Set Sew | Book Review | oombawkadesigncrochet.com

In the Sewing Essentials section you will find the other tools you will need to make the projects and you will learn about Fabrics; right sides and wrong sides and trims and things.

Trims and Things | Get Set Sew | Book Review | oombawkadesigncrochet.com

The Helpful Skills section teaches you hand sewing, how to join fabric, how to make paper templates and then how to make a Soft Heart Project.

You will find 20 great projects in this book:

  • Soft Heart Project
  • 5 Ways to Use a Dish Towel (Tote Bag, Wrap’n’roll,  Apron, Dust Cover & Shoe Bag)
  • Goodie Bags
  • Make it easy Pillows
  • Bobtail Rabbits
  • Flutterbys
  • Handy Bags
  • Square Peg and Friends
  • Pin Watch
  • Garlands
  • Floppy pots
  • Playful Pups
  • Wacky Ornaments
  • Zip it!
  • 3-D Chickens
  • Sleep well, Ted
  • Monster Invasion

dish towels | Get Set Sew | Book Review | oombawkadesigncrochet.com

clever color | Get Set Sew | Book Review | oombawkadesigncrochet.com

Pin Watch | Get Set Sew | Book Review | oombawkadesigncrochet.com

The templates are included at the end of the book for all the designs.

This is another fantastic book from Jane Bull. I am extremely pleased I was able to review this book – for myself and for when my children want to learn to sew too!

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2 Comments

  1. I would love to learn to sew like a pro. It looks so easy but it’s not .

  2. What a fun Starter book!!! My Grangirlie is learning to sew…and this looks like great fun & easy projects! Thank you for sharing info..and pictures! 🙂