he authors o best-seller
are back with aresh collection o sewing projects contributed by sewingbloggers and designers across North America:
This time, Rebecca Yaker and Patricia Hosk-ins show how to take ull advantage o all the enticing, otenunamiliar new abrics on the market — one yard at a time.Knits, wool, voiles, quilting cottons, corduroy, fannel, feece,oilcloth, home dec, aux ur, coated cotton . . . the sheervariety o abrics available now to home sewers is excitingyet daunting. Each type has its own distinctive eatures andrules. Just how do you iron corduroy without crushing thepile? And what do you do with oilcloth, anyway?Like the abrics themselves, this lively guide gets sewers’creative juices fowing.
No other sewing book offers such incredible value —101 projects with full-sized pattern pieces enclosed.
Clothing and accessories for all ages, toys, bags,decorative items, and more — a project for everysewing mood and gift opportunity.
Working one yard at a time encourages experimentationwith a wide range of fabrics and leftovers.
Many projects can be completed in just a few hours.
Great for both novices and veterans eager to branch out.
released in October 2009, already has135,000 copies in print. Following in its tracks,
eatures contributions rom sewing bloggersand designers across North America. The resulting diversityo styles and ideas — rom boxer shorts to hunting caps,bookends to bicycle panniers — is pure inspiration.
135,000 Copies in Print!
A Guide to Exploring the
Wild World of Fabrics
“[A] quirky and hip sewing book. . . A un collectionpresented in a cheerul style with easy-to-ollowinstructions.”
— Library Journal
“Talk about quality and quantity,
is an impressive volume o super creative projectsall utilizing our avorite scraps and a simple yardo abric. This book is a keeper!”
— Amy Butler, Amy Butler Design
“The book is flled with sewing projects or aroundthe home (and some clothes) that require only one yard o abric. This is perect or us since we’reoten so smitten with a abric that we buy a smallamount o it just in case we think o something touse it or.”
— Laure Joliet, Apartmenttherapy.com
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