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From: MaryW
Date: 10-26-2006, 12:01 PM (1 of 4)
I found a new book that looks like it might be perfect for those just wanting to learn to sew. It was advertised in the (ahem) sew whats new section of Sew News. It is called Teach Yourself Visually Sewing. Everything is done in pictures and there are 2 page lessons to help show the steps. Written by Debbie Colgrove of

I have the Teach Yourself visually Computer book that helped me a lot so I hope this one is just as good. It is available at Amazon and Chapters.
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User: MaryW
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From: bridesmom
Date: 10-29-2006, 11:44 PM (2 of 4)
That sounds like exactly what I need for my youngest daughter who lives 1700km away and is trying so hard to teach herself how to sew. Do you know how hard it is to try and explain sewing something over the phone?????
Tickled pink with my Innovis 4000D
User: bridesmom
Member since: 01-21-2004
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From: Pudge99
Date: 10-30-2006, 12:54 PM (3 of 4)
Probably as hard as or harder than trying to explain it on a message board. :sick: Sometimes when trying to help on here I think if only I could show you.
Pictures of my successes and failures
Pfaff 2040
Janome Mylock 134D
Singer Futura CE-100 w/ Autopunch
Husqvarna Viking 3D Sketch
User: Pudge99
Member since: 10-30-2001
Total posts: 1375
From: Bsalet
Date: 10-31-2006, 04:24 AM (4 of 4)
Wow that seems like a really hands on, step by step book, I checked it out on Amazon and they were able to show a couple of the pages. I think this might be a future purchase ;) Thanks :D
User: Bsalet
Member since: 08-09-2006
Total posts: 43
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