By Ellen Luckett Baker
Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this inventive educating ebook, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker bargains a unconditionally special approach to stitching: she offers tasks in teams of 3, every one development at the recommendations utilized in the venture prior to. Baker exhibits, for instance, the way to stitch a glasses case, then construct on these talents to create a zippered pouch, and from there, make a extra complex cosmetics bag. There are 33 pleasant initiatives in all, starting from garments to dcor and add-ons. With easy-to-follow directions, how-to illustrations, and 12 styles tucked into an enclosed envelope, 1, 2, three Sew is a vital source for starting and intermediate sewers alike.
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D Q U I LT E D K I TC H E N 55 PLAID COASTERS Take your quilting skills a step further by incorporating intermediate quilting techniques to create these plaid coasters that are perfect for picnicstyle entertaining or a formal dinner with family. They also make for a unique housewarming gift. These coasters are made with simple ivory cotton, making the thread the star of the show. SUPPLIES FOR 4 COASTERS 18" x 22"/46 cm x 56 cm (fat quarter) cotton fabric 11" x 11"/28 cm x 28 cm quilt batting Thread in 3 colors OPTIONS › Use this basic design for coasters without the quilting to make plain coasters with your favorite fabrics.
C Stitch ¼"/6 cm to edge press line Fold binding up at a 45 degree angle. Sew "in the ditch" all around. fig. D Then fold binding straight down on top of itself, forming a corner. fig.
The handles allow you to take it from room to room with ease. You will use heavy-weight interfacing for this project, making this storage cube nice and sturdy. The simple stamped balsa wood label adds textural interest and will help you keep track of what's inside. SUPPLIES FOR CUBE 5/8 yd/55 cm outer canvas 5/8 yd/55 cm lining canvas 1 yd/1 m heavy-weight sew-in interfacing Chopstick Matching thread Fabric marker or tailor’s chalk OPTIONS › Make this cube just about any size you need. › Add extra details such as pockets, longer handles, stamped sewing tape labels, or a clear window for viewing the contents of the box.
1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects by Ellen Luckett Baker