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Tilly and the Buttons Stretch!: Make Yourself Comfortable Sewing With Knit Fabrics: Includes Patterns
Tilly and the Buttons Stretch!
Make Yourself Comfortable Sewing With Knit Fabrics: Includes Patterns
Paperback      ISBN: 1787131173
Stretch! offers perfect proof that easy-to-wear clothes can be seriously stylish with a collection of outfits that combine the comfort of stretch fabrics with Tilly Walnes' signature look. Even experienced stitchers are often wary of working with stretch knit fabrics, but in this book Tilly demystifies the techniques needed and shows how to sew stretchy makes on a regular sewing machine – no need for a fancy overlocker. Aimed at dressmakers who have grasped the basics and want to expand their sewing horizons, Tilly's tried-and-tested, learn-as-you-make approach is structured around six made-to-measure, speedy-to-sew garments. Tilly's friendly instructions and the clear step-by-step photographs are accompanied by lots of tips and tricks to make your sewing a breeze, and the multiple variations and ideas will help you customize your garment to suit your own style.
Handmade Heirlooms: Crafting With Intention, Making Things That Matter, and Connecting to Family and Tradition
Handmade Heirlooms
Crafting With Intention, Making Things That Matter, and Connecting to Family and Tradition
Paperback      ISBN: 1611802369
24 projects to sew + knit + crochet + craft + repurpose Let's make some memories. Handmade Heirlooms invites readers to create projects that have significant meaning for the maker or the recipient—projects that celebrate the future, relish the everyday, and honor the past. Handmade Heirlooms is a craft book that emphasizes the significance of handmade pieces in our personal histories and prompts readers to sew, knit, and craft with intention. Readers will be inspired to create pieces that can be enjoyed now, then handed down in years to come and used by future generations. Heirlooms allow us to reminisce and make connections throughout our lifetimes. They are treasures made and handed down with the intention of being used and loved. Their value goes beyond form and function--their significance is enriched by every life they touch across generations. The projects in this book celebrate the role heirlooms play in our lives by encouraging the making of special items that can be gifted, enjoyed, and handed down.
Sewing Made Simple: The Definitive Guide to Hand and Machine Sewing
Sewing Made Simple
The Definitive Guide to Hand and Machine Sewing
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452106304
This comprehensive book breaks down all of the terms, tools, and skills necessary to become an expert seamstress. More than 500 color images inspire while a detailed visual glossary outlines fabric types, sewing notions, and finishing stitches. Crafters will learn how to master the machine, hand stitch, and work with patterns in no time! Best of all, the book includes instructions for 20 gorgeous projects pillows, totes, aprons, and more. Accessible and visually stunning, Sewing Made Simple is the ultimate resource that sewers beginners and experts alike will want on their bookshelf for years to come.
Encyclopedia of Sewing Machine Techniques
Encyclopedia of Sewing Machine Techniques
Paperback      ISBN: 0806963654
Demonstrates over seventy sewing machine techniques, including appliquâe, embroidery, hemstitching, monogramming, quilting, tucks, bias binding, buttonholes, and zippers.
Make It, Own It, Love It: The Essential Guide to Sewing, Altering and Customizing
Make It, Own It, Love It
The Essential Guide to Sewing, Altering and Customizing
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847808948
Join Matt Chapple, the UK's top amateur stitcher and winner of the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee 2015 as he shares everything you need to know about repairing and maintaining your attire in this non-nonsense guide. Focusing on making sewing easy and fun, it covers tools of the trade, essential repairs and alterations as well as complete step-by-step instructions instructions for making projects from scratch, such as a box-pleated skirt and adding bias binding to pocket edges for a splash of colour. Matt’s no-nonsense language strips away the complexity of sewing, as he gives practical advice on how to repair fabrics from denim and corduroy to tweed and wool, and offers tips to make wardrobe malfunctions a thing of the past. Written for the uninitiated stitcher, concentrating on common clothing issues we all face, be it a loss of a button, a hole in the pocket or something more serious like a fallen hem.
Sew Magical for Baby
Sew Magical for Baby
Paperback      ISBN: 1574863282
A mother of three, designer Laura Lee Burch believes it is important for children to play with things of beauty that are well made and maybe a little humorous, because these things feed their imaginations and make up a significant part of their young world. Sew Magical for Baby is a delightful collection of easy-to-sew projects that Laura has designed to meet baby's basic needs. They do this by stimulating visual, audio, and tactile senses and promoting activity and learning possibilities. There are bibs, blankets, booties, a diaper bag with changing mat, and other basic accessories, plus soft toys, games, and books to help baby develop good sensory and motor skills. Laura also provides ideas on how to recycle fabrics from around the house to make projects that are cost-effective and/or vintage inspired. There are also instructions for how to put different colors and designs together and how to use some of the projects in more ways than one. Best of all, this book is full of kid-tested, mom-approved fun projects.
Stitch at Home
Stitch at Home
Paperback      ISBN: 1446301680
Get stitching with gorgeous embroidery and applique projects for your home, your garden and your loved ones! Combining applique, embroidery, patchwork, quilting and sewing, Stitch at Home is a fabric-lover's dream. Each project features step-by-step instructions and illustrated techniques,making even the more complex projects beginner-friendly. From sweet little hand-sewn makes to whip up in an evening to intricate heirloom projects to take your time with, this beautiful collection has over 20 truly stunning ideas!
Stitch With Love
Stitch With Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0715338498
Mandy Shaw's unmistakable style provides a gorgeous collection of stitches and projects, all in natural fabrics in the stylish cream and red color palette. This book is a perfect introduction to eleven simple stitches, with step-by-step instruction for both right and left handers. This book allows you to create stunning gifts and home accessories which are personal and unique, while also leaving room for inspiration and creativity.
Urban Scandinavian Sewing: 18 Seasonal Projects for Modern Living: Includes Nordic Recipes & Traditions
Urban Scandinavian Sewing
18 Seasonal Projects for Modern Living: Includes Nordic Recipes & Traditions
Paperback      ISBN: 1617450154
Stitch your way to Scandinavian style as you embrace minimal, sleek design. Luxuriate in the textures of summery linens and winter wools as you sew 18 projects, from upscale home decor to wearables. You’ll love the chic yet beginner-friendly stitching and embroidery patterns—the perfect way to embellish ready-mades or to sew from scratch. These projects offer beautiful, functional designs for contemporary living. Designer and author Kirstyn Cogan immerses you in her Nordic culture, with handcrafted modern items to make for your home and family—plus scrumptious-sounding recipes and scintillating tidbits about the regional traditions.
Amy Butler's in Stitches: More Than 25 Simple And Stylish Sewing Projects
Amy Butler's in Stitches
More Than 25 Simple And Stylish Sewing Projects
Hardcover      ISBN: 0811851591
A leading designer brings a fresh, stylish approach to the craft of sewing in a collection of more than twenty-five creative projects, ranging from floor cushions to handbags, that include detailed pattern sheets, step-by-step instructions, fabric tips, a how-to guide to sewing techniques, a glossary, and a helpful resource section. 17,500 first printing.