Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem
Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem

Hand Sewing Clothing by Louisa Owen Sonstroem

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We are delighted to bring this beautiful publication by hand sewing advocate, Louisa Owen Sonstroem, to the UK.

Hand sewing clothing can be a radical act of slow fashion. Reclaim the democratic, accessible, ancient power of sewing that needs no machine.

Our hands have the power to make the clothes in which we live.
For those seeking a slower, gentler way to make clothes, this book will serve as a guide to sewing clothing by hand — without use of a sewing machine.

Learn the techniques needed to stitch sturdy, modern adult clothing by hand. Ponder the bigger picture with several contextual essays, and then settle in for storytime, as you read a set of stories about hand-sewn clothes.

Hand Sewing Clothing: A Guide" is a 200-page how-to book. Featuring over 330 hand-drawn illustrations, dozens of techniques, plenty of tips and tricks, essays, and an index, this book is meant to be used. This book is spiral-bound to ensure that the book will lie flat to any page. 

This book is written, illustrated, and formatted by Louisa Owen Sonstroem, in Storrs, Connecticut, USA. It is printed and bound by Gulemo, Inc., in Willimantic, CT. Published in Jan. 2021.

Spiral-bound specs: 8.5" x 6.13" x 0.88", 100% recycled coverstock cover, 30% recycled interior pages, spiral binding, acid free.

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Caroline

Great gift.

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Marita Pettersen
Handsewing love!

I simple love this book! Well explained and easy to fellow. I'm already in the middle of my first handsew'n dress, and looking forward to extending my handmade wardrobe.

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Rebekah
A gorgeous and useful book

This is a lovely book with lots of interesting content alongside really helpful tips and advice. So refreshing to find a book that advocates for hand sewing

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