Debbie Shore’s Sewing Room Secrets: Quilting: Top Tips and Techniques for Successful Sewing


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Debbie Shore invites you into her sewing room to make 10 quilting projects to build your skills and confidence. The book is packed with hints and tips for successful quilting and will walk you through every aspect of your sewing journey. The book begins with a section on Sewing Room Essentials: a peek in Debbie’s sewing room, a guide to all the tools and materials you might need, a labelled diagram of a sewing machine, and in-depth sections covering various types of wadding/batting and interfacing, fabrics and threads. The book contains a comprehensive trouble-shooting section to reassure and guide beginner sewists when they encounter problems, along with a glossary to debunk any unfamiliar terms.

The second section of the book, Sewing Room Techniques, covers all the skills you need to know, such as pressing, chain piecing, English paper piecing, different quilting styles and binding, and explains them step by step. The book features 10 projects that build up in difficulty, incorporating the techniques you learn as you go. Start simple with a place mat and then build up yours skills as you create an English paper-pieced tote, a baby quilt and a clutch bag.

This is the ideal book for the beginner sewist looking for in-depth and helpful guidance, or for the more experienced sewist looking to brush up on their skills.

Additional information

Weight 368 g
Dimensions 203 × 267 mm

Debbie Shore

Author Bio

Debbie Shore started her career as a children's television presenter and since then has appeared regularly on television both as an actress and selling products on a shopping channel. Debbie has also hosted live fashion shows with a major fashion store, produces her own range of instructional DVDs and writes for several popular sewing magazines. She is now a bestselling author and has written 12 books for Search Press, with several more underway. Debbie was voted Sewing Designer of the Year in the Immediate Media British Craft Awards 2017. She lives in Lincolnshire. Visit her website



Book Type

Paperback / softback