Mary Jo Hiney, the prolific and popular author of such books as Quiltagami and Sewing for the First Time , creates a brilliantly creative collection for the quilter on the go. All these projects are perfect to take and do anywhere, and they transform traditional styles with contemporary touches such as beading, embroidery, and strong graphics. Use the yoyo technique to create a silk case ideal for a cell phone. Make a small handbag with a rope handle out of needle-turn and freezer paper appliqu . A bold and bright pillow gives a new spin to an old favorite: the Clamshell pattern. Every item is simple--and simply gorgeous.
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allowance with spray Applique pieces APPUQUE Assembly Diagram Backstitch Baste-stitch binding bottom edge Bring needle broadcloth clamshells Clip seam allowance cobalt curved edge Dab seam allowance ecru edge of freezer edge of front edges over edge Embroidery floss Freezer Paper Technique French Knot front and back Fuchsia print Fusible fleece fusible interfacing gusset Hand-stitch indicated on pattern INSTRUCTIONS PREPARATION interfacing pieces Layer long edge MOHAWK TRAIL Notions & Tools paper and press PATTERN Enlarge pattern periwinkle pieces onto wrong piecework pillow back pillow front pink posterboard Press fabric edges Press seam allowances quilted Refer to Freezer Remove freezer paper ribbon right sides facing seafoam seam allowances open seam line seed beads Sew one long side and bottom side edges side of fabric side of freezer silk fabric spray starch stitch stocking front Technique on pages top edge Trim seam allowance Turn right side Whipstitch wrong side yo-yo zipper strips