Ms. Saito, an acclaimed quilter, teacher and designer from Japan, wows us once again. In this book, she designed a variety of bags that were inspired from her many travels around the world.
Follow five "tracks" of sewing, each with five tiers of difficulty, for a total of 25 fun projects that will help you learn new sewing techniques and gain confidence and experience in your sewing! Includes CD of patterns and templates.
Sew bags, packs, totes, and handy items for your home and garden—make them your own with fun, contemporary fabrics. These 31 exciting projects are suitable for every skill level, from beginner to master stitcher.
Ruby Star Wrapping inspires you to think resourceful, think reusable, think unusual when it comes to gift packaging. Raid the pantry for boxes, use old linens for pouches, and make beautiful accessories out of fabric and paper scraps—the 30 projects illustrate how to create beautiful, reusable packaging from the common materials in your home.
Sewing with all-natural fabrics can make an incredible difference in the quality of the items you make, with a look and feel that provides the ultimate in comfort. The 25 simple sewing projects in this Japanese craft book offer home accessories made from linen, wool, and cotton, from durable linen aprons to cozy wool blankets and washable cotton lunch bags.
Grand Revival designer Tanya Whelan presents a stylish collection of 30 easy-to-make sewing projects that are achievable by sewers of every skill level. Ranging from a pretty pleated clutch to a French-inspired day dress and soft baby toys to a design-as-you-go quilt, each project comes with step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and tips.
This book has 30 patterns for affordable handbags—all of which require little to no sewing. With inventive methods of construction like duct-taped reinforced interiors and iron fusing, you'll have fun making everything from brightly colored vinyl makeup bags and a keyhole clutch to an elegant evening clutch made from satin ribbon stapled together and...
Amy Butler offers 12 basic patterns with enough variations to achieve 26 unique looks. Ranging from chic clutches and delicate wristlets to pretty hobo bags and handy coin purses, with instructions for altering dimensions, straps, and embellishments to get the desired look, each project incorporates Butler's fresh, modern style and attention to detail.
Heather Ross presents creative projects for clothing, accessories, and home items that can be made in a weekend or less. Some, like the Quick Garden Gloves and Ruby’s Bloomers, take a few hours; others, like the Weekend-Away Travel Bag and Trapeze Sundress, require a day or two. The project patterns are included on pullout sheets.
Rashida Coleman-Hale has gathered talented designers from around the world to bring you 24 Zakka projects. Zakka, Japanese for "many things," is all about the little things that improve your home and appearance. Create a one-of-a-kind picture frame, a stylish bread bag, a whimsical bookmark, a tote, and more. These modern projects are a cinch to sew using...
Each of the 19 projects, from wristlets to hobos, includes a full-sized pattern and has multiple variations for more than 75 stylish ways to carry your stuff. You'll also learn some more ambitious techniques, such as stitching hook-and-loop tapes, making darts and pleats, and attaching magnetic snaps or zippers.
Twenty-five quick and easy projects to make your lunch eco-friendly and personalized, including reusable sandwich wraps, baggies, bicycle bags, sacks, and totes that can be washed in a dishwasher or washing machine. Make it waterproof with laminated cotton, oilcloth, nylon, or vinyl.