Sewn by Hand
Two Dozen Projects Stitched with Needle & Thread
Paperback ISBN: 1600596681
A nostalgic tribute to the modern "slow movement" features patterns for aesthetic hand-crafted pieces that enable traditional sewers to be eco-friendly and mobile, in a volume that includes such options as fashion pillows, aprons and practical totes. Original.
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.
Paperback ISBN: 0865733198
Think of the money you can save by recovering your favorite chair instead of replacing it. This book covers all of the basic techniques you'll need to reupholster outdated furniture. From wood footstools to over stuffed chairs, there's a good variety of projects you can accomplish with the help of this bestselling book. The fantastic how-to photos and easy-to-understand text make this a must-have for anyone interested in learning upholstery.
Love Leather Accessories
20 Easy Leather Accessories to Sew
Paperback ISBN: 1446304795
Create your own unique and kitsch hair accessories using leather with these fun designs by Zoe Larkins. Choose from 20 modern and fashionable accessories made from leather (or faux leather) including earrings, brooches, hair accessories and necklaces. Zoe Larkins shows you how to hand stitch leather and create your own gorgeous accessories. All the projects are small and easy to do, even for beginners, but the designs are striking. The projects are split up into months to reflect seasonal themes and include heart shoe clips and a matching necklace for February, strawberry earrings and brooch for June and a dippy egg necklace for April. The step instructions include diagrams for extra clarity and there are full sized templates for all the design motifs for quick and easy results.
The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion
The Essential Guide from the World's Most Famous Fabric Store
Hardcover ISBN: 1617690880
The textile experts behind the fabric company well-known to fashion students, aspiring designers and fans of Project Runway provide readers with the fundamentals of fabric, from where it is produced, to how it is constructed and how to use it. 20,000 first printing.
Sew What! Fleece
Get Comfy With 35 Head-To-Toe, Easy-To-Sew Projects!
Hardcover ISBN: 1580176267
Breaking free of traditional patterns and techniques, an introduction to a new, free-form, improvisational sewing style explains how to create a colorful array of wearables using fleece as the fabric of choice, presenting thirty ingenious fleece projects, along with suggestions of variations, that include scarves, wraps, jackets, baby accessories, and more.
Fresh + Pretty Designs to Make and Wear
Hardcover ISBN: 1440203571
Lay it out, cut it out, sew it up, put it on! Kay Whitt of Serendipity Studios proves that all you need to re-make your wardrobe are a few key things: Great fabric, easy-to-make patterns, a handful of simple skills, and your own personal sense of style! Use Sew Serendipity to create a fresh, new look. - Included in the book are tissue pattern inserts for the skirt, tunic/dress and jacket - each with 6 variations detailed in the book. 3 basic patterns x 6 variations=18 ways to show off your skills and style! - Kay provides the master instructions for each basic garment, and individual instruction for each unique look. Once you master the basics, changing it up is a snap! - Each clothing pattern is graded in seven sizes (bust: 32-44; waist: 24-36; hips: 34-46) from XXS to XXL. Use the "Custom Fitting" section of this book to learn how to measure yourself and adjust the patterns to get the best possible fit! - Embellish your designs to match your style, whether you're feeling the need for classic, tailored elegance, or you're in the mood for a little ruffled whimsy. Kay's simple embellishments make it a breeze to adapt your design to the look you want. With Sew Serendipity, you'll find out how to lay out the pattern pieces, cut them out and sew them up. All you have to do is put them on and strut your stuff!