Lena Santana has devised a collection of simple, beautifully made sewing projects that serve as a perfect introduction to dressmaking. With a comprehensive guide to choosing and using fabrics and a handy techniques section, beginners will be masters of sewing basics in no time. All of the projects require only basic materials and small amounts of fabric, making this a truly accessible beginner's guide. Style up your summer wardrobe with a fashionable summer dress, cute culottes or a chic bikini. Put a personal touch on your accessories with step-by-step instructions for a shoulder bag or an easy-to-make ruffled collar. It really is as easy as it sounds. Hello Sewing! is a part of the brand new Make Me! series — a collection of books packed with easy and beautiful craft projects.