THE SEWING BOOM: Now more than ever before, people are sewing or seeking to learn to sew. Sales of fabric, notions, sewing machines, and other supplies are in high demand and flying off the shelves. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven sewing to be a valuable life skill. This demand for supplies and learning materials will continue to grow.
PRACTICAL, THOUGHTFUL PROJECTS: Features 14 projects and patterns with a purpose, including face masks, scrub caps, wheelchair caddies, fidget blankets, arm slings, and more. The projects are practical, relevant, and fill an important need that anyone can learn how to do.
BEGINNER-FRIENDLY GUIDE: Simple projects can easily be made, gifted, or donated and this guide will walk beginners through all the basic sewing skills. They'll learn stitching techniques, how to work with a variety of tools and notions (elastic, interfacing, bias tape, needles, thread, etc.), patchwork, pleating, reverse applique, and more!
LEADING ETSY ARTIST: Author Angie Herbertson is a best-selling Etsy shop owner with over 47k sales where she offers thoughtful scrub hat sewing patterns with various features (reversible, multiple ways-to-wear, etc.). In just one week, she had over 5, 000 sales.