Alison is internationally renowned in the sewing world and runs The School of Sewing in Ashby de la Zouch. The Sewing Book has sold more copies than any other sewing book worldwide and is the ultimate sewing bible for beginners, students and seasoned stitchers who want to perfect their skills.
Tucks, pleats, hems, darts, edges, pockets, buttonholes, zips - whatever you want to sew, find out how! Alison’s new revised edition of the ultimate sewing bible is for beginners, students and seasoned stitchers wanting to perfect their skills. Whether you want to make soft furnishings, clothing or just do alterations, this is the book that everyone interested in sewing needs.
Every hand and machine stitch and technique is clearly shown and easy to follow, guiding you through every move. Follow ten new stylish projects, for the home and to wear, which will enable you to take your sewing skills to perfection.
Alison will run a Hand Stitching Workshop at 4pm.
Derby Book Festival
Day Pass Ticket
Derby Book Festival Takeover Day Pass tickets are available for £25 per day. A day ticket permits entry for one person to all events* at the Derby Book Festival Sunday Takeover, subject to availability. To guarantee availability for specific events, day ticket holders must book onto the individual events. Please call Déda Box Office 01332 370911 to reserve a place. Day pass holders will receive a free goody bag including books by Festival authors.
*excluding Derby Book Festival Quiz
Day Pass holders will receive a free goody bag including books by Festival authors.