Created by the editors of Threads magazine, Sew Basic is a comprehensive but very quick overview of all the things anyone who wants to sew needs to know. It is an especially handy resource for novices and sewers returning to the craft. In the "Basics" column of each issue of Threads, an expert contributor explains techniques and terms commonly used in sewing; 33 of these articles are collected in Sew Basic to make one handy reference. Each article gives detailed information on a specific aspect of sewing, so readers will find the essentials of every process they need to understand - from going to the haberdashers and using equipment through cutting out, sewing, & finishing. Concise, authoritative, and illustrated information on essential sewing topics. Information on 33 dressmaking topics that sewers with all levels of experience will find indispensable. In full colour throughout: 75 colour photographs & 80 colour drawings.