Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques; 101 Fast, Fun, and Fearless Projects: Dresses, Tunics, Scarves, Skirts, Accessories, Pillows, Curtains, and More
Add charm and personal style to your crafting. Nicole Blum and Debra Immergut offer 101 fun project ideas that will have you incorporating decorative touches and texturally interesting patterns into your sewing repertoire. Each project is designed to take less than a day, meaning that before you know it you’ll be whipping out dozens of dazzlingly high-style creations that showcase techniques like pattern-making, appliqué, doodle-stitching, and more. Get inspired and turn old T-shirts into fashion statements and forgotten pillowcases into works of art.
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I liked this book for the ideas for embellishing and fancying up the clothes I already have. I don't think some of the clothing patterns work for adult women and their curves but ever since having ... Read full review
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½ yard ½"seam appliqué ATTACH back panels bias tape binding bottom edge canvas chalk color contrasting thread coordinating thread cotton fleece cotton jersey craft knife crease cut the following decorative Design tip desired doodling double-fold draw dress edgestitch embellish embroidery thread exterior fabric in half FINISH flower fold over elastic Fold the fabric Follow the instructions free-motion freezer paper front panel hand-sew interior piece jersey fabric knit layers marked lines narrow zigzag neckline needle pinking shears pocket raw edges ribbon right side facing ruffle running stitch scrap seam allowance selvage sewing machine shirt shoulder seam side panels side seam spool of contrasting spool of coordinating stencil stitch length stitched lines Stitching tip straight stitch straight stretch stitch strap strips sweater t-shirt technique template top edge topstitch Trim tunic Two-Panel Garment Tyvek upcycling Velcro waist Wrap Skirt wrong side you’ll need zigzag stitch