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A house becomes a home when there is something handmade in every room. With Sweetwater's inspiring designs, it's easy to add expressive touches everywhere, from the dining room to the bedroom to the laundry room. Keep it simple and surround yourself with things you absolutely love.
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Text copyright © 2011 by Karla Eisenach, Lisa Burnett, and Susan Kendrick

Style Photography copyright © 2011 by Sweetwater

Flat Quilt Photography and Artwork copyright © 2011 by C&T Publishing, Inc.

Publisher: Amy Marson

Creative Director: Gailen Runge

Acquisitions Editor: Susanne Woods

Editor: Cynthia Bix

Technical Editors: Janice Wray and Sandy Peterson

Cover/Book Designer: Kristy Zacharias

Production Coordinator: Jessica Jenkins

Production Editor: Alice Mace Nakanishi

Illustrator: Janice Wray

Flat Quilt Photography by Christina Carty-Francis and Diane Pedersen of C&T Publishing, Inc., unless otherwise noted; Style Photography by Farmhouse Creations, Inc., unless otherwise noted

Published by Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc., P.O. Box 1456, Lafayette, CA 94549

All rights reserved. No part of this work covered by the copyright hereon may be used in any form or reproduced by any means—graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, or information storage and retrieval systems—without written permission from the publisher. The copyrights on individual artworks are retained by the artists as noted in Sweetwater’s Simple Home. These designs may be used to make items only for personal use or donation to nonprofit groups for sale. Each piece of finished merchandise for sale must carry a conspicuous label with the following information: Designs copyright © 2011 by Karla Eisenach, Lisa Burnett, and Susan Kendrick from the book Sweetwater’s Simple Home from C&T Publishing, Inc.

Attention Copy Shops: Please note the following exception—publisher and author give permission to photocopy pages, 16, 31, 33, 35, 63, 67, 95, 121, 126, and 133 for personal use only.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Eisenach, Karla (Karla Gordon)

Sweetwater’s simple home : sew something handmade for every room : 35 projects / Karla Eisenach, Lisa Burnett, and Susan Kendrick.

       p. cm.

ISBN 978-1-60705-213-5 (soft cover)

1. House furnishings. 2. Machine sewing. I. Burnett, Lisa (Lisa Eisenach) II. Kendrick, Susan (Susan Eisenach) III. Title. IV. Title: Sew something handmade for every room : 35 projects.

  TT387.E35 2011

  646.2’1--dc22

                                                                2010051956

Printed in China

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

A special thank-you goes out to everyone who helped make this book a reality. To C&T Publishing for letting us come up with an idea and run with it. To our fabric company, Moda, for allowing us to design fabric that stays true to our style. To Michelle Odle and Brian Clements for dropping everything to quilt a project that was due yesterday. To our families for putting up with and supporting every idea we dream up (and there are a lot of ideas). To our many loyal customers who followed us from quilting to scrapbooking and back again. Finally, to the kids of Sweetwater, Jordan, Bryce, and Cash. You are our inspiration.

DEDICATION

This book is dedicated to

everyone who has supported

us for so many years. …

To the shop owner who orders

our patterns,

To the mom who uses a Sweetwater

piece of patterned paper

in her scrapbook,

To the seamstress who chooses

our fabric for her next quilt,

To our blog readers who regularly

check to see what we are up to,

Thank you.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

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THE ENTRYWAY

A warm welcome for family and guests

Circle Quilt

Pure Pillow

Market Tote Bag

Entryway Accessories

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THE KITCHEN

The heart of the home

Newsprint Apron

Circle Pot Holders

Scalloped Placemats

Embellished Kitchen Towels

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THE OFFICE

Work at home in style

Birthday Board

Office Lamp

Notepad Cover

Covered Office Chair

Office Accessories

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THE MASTER SUITE

A handmade haven

Master Suite Quilt

Large Tie Pillow

Make Life Sweet Pillow

Drawstring Bag

Tray Liner

Embellished Bath Towels

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THE LAUNDRY ROOM

Pretty and practical

Tied Hamper

Clothespin Bag

Organizing Jar Labels

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THE FAMILY ROOM

A bright and happy family space

Family Room Quilt

Round Floor Cushion

Checkerboard Mat

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THE BABY ROOM

Everything sweet

Baby Quilt

Ruffle Pillow

Dream Wallhanging

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THE GUEST ROOM

Relaxed serenity for your guests

Guest Throw Quilt

Button Pillow

Framed Wallhanging

Embellished Sheets

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THE DINING ROOM

Gathering around the table

Half-Circles Table Runner

Colorful Napkins

Patchwork Wallhangings

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BASIC TECHNIQUES

Guidelines for finishing quilted projects

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RESOURCES

Where to find it

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

The women of Sweetwater

Simple

adj. clear, understandable; easy.

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