Author : Debbie Shore
ISBN : 1844489493
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86.15 MB
Format : PDF
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Building on the success of her previous book, Making Cushion Covers, Debbie Shore has turned her attention to bunting. Her imaginative, modern designs give a new twist to these traditional decorations, making them ideal for adorning special celebrations, your garden or your home. With 29 eye-catching projects to choose from, all accompanied by simple, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs, you are sure to find something in this book to excite and inspire you. Choose from romantic Valentine's bunting, festive advent calender bunting, fragrant lavender bag bunting, as well as Halloween bunting, felt bunting, frilly bunting, and lots more. All you need is a sewing machine and a basic sewing kit, and with all the basic techniques explained clearly at the beginning of the book, there is nothing to stop you getting going on a project straight away, even if you are a complete beginner.
Simple sewing techniques make craft time fun for kids and grown-ups alike, with ideas for vintage-inspired clothes, accessories, quirky home décor, cute toys, and sweet gifts designed by the mom behind the popular parenting and craft blog Cakies. Don't just sew for your kids. Sew with them! Rubyellen Bratcher has invented 30 simple projects that encourage families to spend more time together through DIY activities. This mom of four learned how to sew at her local fabric shop, but soon found that her daughters were her greatest source of inspiration. Documenting her family's daily life and DIY adventures online, Rubyellen's blog, Cakies, has steadily grown into a destination for parents and crafters of all ages. In her first book, she offers 30 projects for kids and grown-ups to make together, including a handpainted skirt, scribbled placemats, a robot friend, easy felt party garlands, overstuffed dollhouse pillows, a gorgeous world-map quilt, and much more. Each chapter also includes no-sew projects, educational activities, play ideas, and reading suggestions to encourage imagination and learning.
Author : Make it Yourself Magazine
ISBN : 9781681882864
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 87.91 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
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From Make It Yourself magazine comes Simple Sewing, an all-inclusive introduction to sewing. Make It Yourself serves the new generation of crafters captivated by Etsy and Pinterest, inspiring them to try out sewing techniques by hand or machine. Whether it’s your first time stitching, you’re trying to introduce a friend or loved one to the craft, or you just want to brush up and expand your skillset, Simple Sewing Projects is for you. Whether you’ve been sewing for five weeks or five decades, Simple Sewing Projects features 120+ designs, tutorials, and accompanying patterns accessible to any sewer. The time-honored craft of sewing is a tremendously useful skill—it lets you create pretty and utilitarian pieces that can be given as gifts or used to bring color, texture, and interest to your life. The designs are easy enough for beginners but will also have great appeal to more experienced sewers looking for something fun to whip up in an afternoon or two. Each project is presented with a finished photo; step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and photos; and corresponding patterns where necessary. The look and feel of the book puts a fresh spin on traditional sewing with youthful, on-trend DIY fashion, accessories, and decor. From appliqué affirmation pillows to embroidered jewelry, from five-minute wreaths to dog beds, whether you sew for practical reasons or purely for the satisfaction of making something by hand, Simple Sewing Projects will inspire you to get stitching. Just some of the projects: Pillows & Throws Denim Grommet Pillow, Recycled Sweater Throw, Rosette Pillow Home Dec & Accessories Embroidered Tea Towels, Monogrammed Cards, Embroidered Coasters Purses, Bags & Personal Accessories Denim Tote, Fabric Clutch, Embroidered Scarf Kids & Pets Girl’s Ruffle Skirt, Fabric Bunting, Dog’s Food and Drink Mat and Cushions Simple Storage Reusable Snack and Sandwich Bags, Felt Pencil Case, Make-in-Minutes Jewelry Bag Notions & Pincushions Donut Pincushions, Circle Sewing Bag, Stuffed Mushroom Case Holiday Projects Napkin Rings, Make-in-Minutes Gift Tags, Stockings
Now in PDF. Simply everything you need to know to learn something new; a practical and inspirational course in learning how to sew Ever wanted to learn how to sew but don't know where to begin? Take the first step with A Little Course in Sewing, part of a new series of learning guides from DK where nothing is assumed and everything is explained. Learn at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. Each course follows the same structure; start simple and learn the basics, build on what you've learnt and then show off your new skills! A Little Course in Sewing takes you from complete beginner to being able to complete over 30 beautiful projects. Start simple with lavendar hearts and pin cushions, build on your skills with bunting and tote bags and show off with a child's skirt and purses. The step-by-step pictures show you what other courses only tell you and the practice projects keep you on the right track. A Little Course in Sewing will help you learn your new skill in no time.
Many people have a sewing machine tucked away in a corner, but little understanding of how to use it. With accessible and clear instructions, this book takes you on a journey, teaching and building upon basic skills to build up a repertoire of techniques and ideas, until you are a confident and creative sewer, able to design and adapt your own ideas and develop an individual sewing style. This new guide to understanding your sewing machine includes winding the bobbin; threading the machine up correctly and adjusting the settings. It also covers skills for making simple projects such as measuring, cutting, pinning, tacking and understanding fabrics. Common techniques for everyday use are given such as inserting a zip, taking up a hem and creating simple decorative applique designs. Guide to understanding your sewing machine includes winding the bobbin, threading the machine up correctly and adjusting the settings. Skills for making simple projects such as measuring, cutting, pinning, tacking and understanding fabrics. A practical little guide to learning how to use a sewing machine and create fabulous unique projects. Of great interest to the anyone interested in sewing, fashion, costume making, furnishings and interior design. Gorgeous projects are given with step-by-step instruction to provide inspiration for fashion, home and upcycling ideas. There are over 170 beautiful illustrations that encourage you to take up creative sewing for home, fashion and accessories.
Author : Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen
ISBN : 9781909355071
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 67.20 MB
Format : PDF
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Crochet pattern to create little Halloween flags: a devil, ghost, candy corn, pumpkin, bat and frankenstein. Size: each flag is 6.5 inches wide and 8 inches long. (16.5 x 20.5 cm). For materials you can use: No 2 yarn (Sport, Baby). Catania yarn from Schachenmayr SMC (white, black, green, red, orange, dark orange, brown and yellow); 4.00 mm hook; 4 pairs of 1.3 cm Buttons for eyes; Tapestry needle; Sewing needle and thread for attaching flags to crochet chain rope. These flags are crocheted using 2 strands of yarn. Instead of 2 strands you can use Worsted Weight yarn and a 4 mm hook.
Garlands and bunting are popular adornments for the home and all types of celebration. Here, Alistair Macdonald has given these traditional decorations a thoroughly modern twist and created 20 fun and fabulous projects that will make an eye-catching addition to any home or party. There are projects that are perfect for kitchens, bathrooms and childrens' bedrooms, as well as Christmas, Halloween, Chinese New Year and summer parties. Every one of them is packed full of fun and designed to use a range of materials and fabrics in unique and imaginative ways. Requiring just some basic sewing skills and a great sense of humour, you might choose to make a gorgeous string of 3D hot-air balloons that are just perfect for a child's bedroom, or if you'd prefer, a sensational sausage string complete with felt bacon, eggs and mushrooms and hanging teabags that is bound to get your friends and family talking over the breakfast table. There's no end to the author's creativity, and every project in the book is guaranteed to delight and inspire you. At the start of the book there is guidance on materials, fabrics, sewing equipment and basic techniques, and templates are provided where these are needed. This book ideal for sewers of all abilities, expecially those looking for new and fresh ideas.
Hand-make your perfect Christmas with Kirstie Nothing shows how much you love someone more than a handmade gift, card or decoration. And the pleasure is just as much in the planning and making as it is in giving and receiving. In this ultimate celebration of Christmas, Kirstie has brought together over 50 of her favourite festive projects to make, bake and create.