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One-Yard Wonders
Cottons, Knits, Voiles, Corduroy, Fleece, Flannel, Home Dec, Oilcloth, Wool, and Beyond

Fabric-by-Fabric

by the author s of One-Yard WOnders

Rebecca Yaker and Patricia Hoskins

A Guide to Exploring the
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he authors of best-seller One-Yard Wonders are back with a fresh collection of sewing projects contributed by sewing bloggers and designers across North America: Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders. This time, Rebecca Yaker and Patricia Hoskins show how to take full advantage of all the enticing, often unfamiliar new fabrics on the market — one yard at a time. Knits, wool, voiles, quilting cottons, corduroy, flannel, fleece, oilcloth, home dec, faux fur, coated cotton . . . the sheer variety of fabrics available now to home sewers is exciting yet daunting. Each type has its own distinctive features and rules. Just how do you iron corduroy without crushing the pile? And what do you do with oilcloth, anyway? Like the fabrics themselves, this lively guide gets sewers’ creative juices flowing.

Wild World of Fabrics
Praise for One-Yard Wonders

• No other sewing book offers such incredible value —
101 projects with full-sized pattern pieces enclosed. decorative items, and more — a project for every sewing mood and gift opportunity. with a wide range of fabrics and leftovers.

• Clothing and accessories for all ages, toys, bags,

135,000 Copies in Print!
“[A] quirky and hip sewing book. . . A fun collection presented in a cheerful style with easy-to-follow instructions.”
— Library Journal

• Working one yard at a time encourages experimentation • Many projects can be completed in just a few hours. • Great for both novices and veterans eager to branch out.
One-Yard Wonders, released in October 2009, already has 135,000 copies in print. Following in its tracks, Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders features contributions from sewing bloggers and designers across North America. The resulting diversity of styles and ideas — from boxer shorts to hunting caps, bookends to bicycle panniers — is pure inspiration.

“Talk about quality and quantity, One-Yard Wonders is an impressive volume of super creative projects all utilizing our favorite scraps and a simple yard of fabric. This book is a keeper!”
— Amy Butler, Amy Butler Design
Photography © Tara Donne

“The book is filled with sewing projects for around the home (and some clothes) that require only one yard of fabric. This is perfect for us since we’re often so smitten with a fabric that we buy a small amount of it just in case we think of something to use it for.”
— Laure Joliet, Apartmenttherapy.com

Wool: Little Girl’s Capelet

Home Dec Fabric: The Day Out Bag

Knits: Cheeky Panty and Cami Set

Lightweight Cotton: Party Lampshade Flannel: Swaddle Blanket Quilting Weight Cotton: Hot Pad Apron Coated Fabric: Airline Bag

Woven Pile: Petal Pillow Wool: Urban Wabbit Hunting Cap

Fleece: Pig and Piglets

101 New Ideas for Countless
(silk, wool, knit, and faux)

FabrICs!
The Authors

Novembe r 2011

Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders
Full-color; photographs and illustrations throughout 400 pages; 8 x 8½ Hardcover with concealed wire-o and patterns: $27.50 US / $32.95 CAN ISBN: 978-1-60342-586-5; No. 62586

Rebecca Yaker (right) spent eight years designing apparel for two of America’s largest retailers before starting her own business designing and creating one-of-a-kind custom baby bedding and clothing for clients worldwide. She operates out of her studio in Minneapolis, where she lives with her family. Patricia Hoskins (left) and her husband are co-owners of the retail store Crafty Planet in Minneapolis, which sells a wide range of fabrics and offers sewing classes. Together, Yaker and Hoskins authored the best-selling One-Yard Wonders.

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• Craft and home publication promotion • Contributor blog tour • Features, giveaways, and advertising on popular craft and sewing websites • Fan and author interaction on social media platforms Publicity Contact: Alee Marsh
(413) 346-2116 or alee.marsh@storey.com

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