The Sewing Book — Alison Smith (DK) [2009 US]


Alison Smith
The Sewing Book

Whether you want to make soft furnishings, clothing or just do alterations this is the book that everyone interested in sewing needs.

Follow step-by-steps and master every technique you’ll ever need; from machine-stitching a buttonhole and attaching a collar, to altering patterns and building a basic sewing kit. Every hand and machine stitch and technique is clearly shown and easy to follow, guiding you through every move. Follow 25 stylish projects, for the home and to wear, which will enable you to take your sewing skills to perfection.

Plus, get properly kitted out; close up photographs of hand and machine tools show you the best equipment for the job and guarantee you know exactly how to use it.

Tucks, pleats, hems, darts, edges, pockets, buttonholes, zips – whatever you want to sew, find out how.

Jeff Cox
The Cook’s Herb Garden

With a catalog of 150 different culinary herbs and their varieties, more than 30 recipes, step-by-step photographs on how to plant, nurture, harvest, and store, and flavor charts that list the best herbs to partner with popular ingredients, The Cook’s Herb Garden shows you how to grow your own supply of herbs whether on a window ledge, in pots, on the patio, or in a vegetable garden.

Jenny Linford
Great British Cheeses, 1st Edition

GREAT BRITISH CHEESES is the first visual guide to Britain’s popular farmhouse cheeses. The book aims to offer general tips on choosing, buying and serving cheese, as well as describing over 300 specific varieties from around the British Isles. Engaging text showcases the best new and traditional cheese varieties, as well as the lives and techniques of the independent farmers and cheese-makers who create them. The book concludes with a directory suppliers of the featured cheeses. The author, who is a London-based food writer and enthusiast Jenny Linford, has been a campaigner for high-quality, independently-produced food since starting as a freelance restaurant reviewer in 1991.

First Aid Manual

The First Aid Manual is the UK’s only fully authorised first aid guide, endorsed by St John Ambulance, St Andrew’s First Aid and the British Red Cross and packed with step- by-step first aid advice. Used as the official training manual for the UK’s leading first aid organisations’ courses, the bestselling First Aid Manual covers all aspects of first aid, from emergency first aid and first aid for babies and children, to resuscitation. Find out how to treat over 100 different conditions from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness and how to use essential equipment. Step-by-step photography, all shot in-situ to reflect real-life issues, shows you what to do in any situation. The ideal first aid book for you and your family, keep the First Aid Manual handy; it could be a life-saver.

Des Pawson
Handbook of Knots

Whether you want to learn some loops or practise plaits, this guide reveals everything you need to know about knot tying. With clear instructions and step-by-step photographs, you can be sure that you will select the correct type of rope. From fishing to camping, sailing to mountaineering, this handy guide will show you which knot to use.

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Comments: 5
  1. Jasmine Rose
    Jasmine Rose

    Fauve, j’espère qu’aujourd’hui tout va bien pour vous. Merci pour vos postes d’aujourd’hui.😺🌼

    1. Fauve Rouget
      Fauve Rouget

      Chayanne, je vous en prie. Et oui, tout va bien quand on est chez soi :)

      1. Jasmine Rose
        Jasmine Rose

        Fauve, oui, c’est sure. Je sais qu’il y a des mauvais temps partout la France.

        1. Fauve Rouget
          Fauve Rouget

          Chayanne, oui, c’est une assez mauvaise semaine qui est annoncée.

          1. Jasmine Rose
            Jasmine Rose

            Fauve, n’ayez pas peur. Dieu vous protégera et à votre famille aussi.🙏 Pensez à votre vacance d’été et ça ira mieux.🌞

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