If you are a beginner or want to improve your sewing, these are rated by Leeds readers 4or 5 star.
A little course in sewing This title takes you from complete beginner to being able to complete over 30 beautiful projects. Start simple with lavender hearts and pin cushions, build on your skills with bunting and tote bags and show off with a child’s skirt and purses. The step-by-step pictures show you what other courses only tell you and the practice projects keep you on the right track
Half yard heaven: easy sewing projecys using left-over pieces of fabric Debbie Shore has a passion for sewing, and her fresh, contemporary designs coupled with simple, easy-to-follow instructions make this title a recipe for success. All of the projects use just half a yard of fabric, making them ideal for using up scraps and oddments left over from other projects or sold off cheaply by your favourite fabric store
Merchant & Mills sewing book: projects, techniques, guidance, instructions, tools, notions, choosing cloth, the sewing machine, hand sewing, the art of pressing, our philosophy 15 step-by-step stylish and useful projects aimed at guiding the reader through the basics of sewing, using different techniques, choosing and sourcing the right fabrics for the job, and using the right tools
Sewing machine secrets: master presser feet and make your machine do more ‘Sewing Machine Secrets’ is an indispensable resource for sewers at all levels, showing the reader how to choose, use and maintain their sewing machine, mastering sewing techniques and learning handy tips along the way
Make and Mend Packed full of projects, from aprons to curtains, t-shirts to jewellery, this book shows how, with a little knowledge and creativity, you can make a wide range of fantastic items from those old clothes you can’t bear to throw away