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    78 Original Motifs and 10 Projects

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    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.

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    A new mother herself, Lotta Jansdotter created 24 projects that match her simple style with practicality, resulting in sweet yet durable essentials for any baby. Projects include baby hats, bibs, a diaper bag for the back of a stroller, a ribbon-tag blankie perfect for teething, and more. Includes ready-to-use pattern sheets included in the handy front...

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    Jennifer Paganelli shows you how to whip up 21 beautiful accessories to transform your space. Each project showcases Jennifer’s fresh, whimsical style—from luxurious drapery to cheery tablecloths and napkins. Includes simple step-by-step instructions, a comprehensive glossary of techniques, and pattern sheets tucked into a handy front pocket.

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    Learn the unique characteristics, strengths, and limitations of more than 100 fabrics in easy-to-understand terms. From dotted swiss to silk charmeuse, each entry includes a close-up photo and an overview of its characteristics, ideal uses, and special considerations when sewing.  

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    Yoko Saito shows 120 original embroidery designs : animals, flowers, airplanes, trees and so much more. There are various embroidery techniques for making wonderful quilts.

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    Discover how to manipulate and sculpt fabric by using such techniques as folding, cutting, pleating, tucking, gathering, and stitching, creating entirely new surfaces and textures in the process. The resulting fabrics look sophisticated and complex but are actually relatively simple and inexpensive to produce. 

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    Amy Butler presents 20 charming, contemporary projects for the nursery and beyond: a snuggly wrap blanket, imaginative plush toys, bright diaper bags, handy travel bibs, and more. Amy also shares tips on choosing baby-friendly fabrics and includes a comprehensive techniques section, glossary, and resource guide.

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    Sew your own custom-fit creations—25 in all. From three basic dress patterns (the sheath, the shift, and the dirndl), you'll learn multiple customizations. Beginner sewers will find all the basic information you need to get started. More advanced sewers will see precisely how slight pattern adjustments, such as changing a collar or sleeve, can create...

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    25 fabulous, wearable garments from only 8 simple patterns.

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    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.

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    Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. She offers 30 simple patterns for French-inspired projects: a scalloped tablecloth, piles of pillows and bedding, a festive party garland, totes, and more. Ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers make it easy to bring a touch of traditional French living...

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    An introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, this practical book shows you how to interpret the human form and look at clothing through the eyes of a designer rather than a consumer. As well as explaining the proportions of human anatomy, the book introduces key tools and then takes the reader from simple pattern-cutting ideas to...

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    Learn how to master a sewing machine, hand stitch, and work with patterns in no time! This comprehensive book breaks down the terms, tools, and skills necessary to become an expert seamstress; includes more than 500 color images and a detailed visual glossary outlining fabric types, sewing notions, and finishing stitches; and offers instructions for 20...

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    29 Stitched Projects.  Quilt authentically with quilt artist Yoko Saito's Japanese Quilting Piece by Piece, which explores traditional folk themes and interprets them with a vintage yet modern feel.

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    Quilt artist Malka Dubrawsky's color and unexpected palettes are featured in 21 designs, from modern quilts and fun pillows to flirty bags and scarves. Learn how to adventurously and confidently mix colors and prints, and you'll be inspired to infuse your own brilliant palettes into each project.

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    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.

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    Amy Butler presents more than 25 projects ranging from cushy floor cushions to aprons, a kimono-style robe, organizer baskets, and stylish handbags. Read tips on finding and treating new or vintage fabrics, an easy-to-navigate techniques section, and a glossary and resource guide at back.

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    Pattern Magic is a world-renowned pattern-making book from Japan. Taking inspiration from nature, geometric shapes, and the street, Tomoko Nakamichi takes a creative approach to pattern making, with step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers. Each project is illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs showing the stages of...

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    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. 

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    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.

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    Fashion designer and expert sewist Lynda Maynard makes professional sewing and finishing techniques accessible to every sewist with clear instructions in simple step-by-step stages. This handbook explains how to get stunning results with better shaping, simpler construction methods, and professional finishing touches.  

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    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.  

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    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...

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    Kids will have so much fun learning how to sew everything from a strawberry pot holder to a drawstring bag, from a sock doll to a cat purse they can pin to their pockets. See and Sew is an introduction to sewing that doesn’t require a sewing machine or advanced skills. You'll find simple instructions for basic stitches and techniques as well as easy,...

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    Pattern Magic 2, partner to the original title Pattern Magic, takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with more step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions make it easy to create stunning, sculptural clothes.

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    Kanzashi tsumami is the Japanese art of folding delicate squares of silk into three-dimensional flower petals. Get advice on materials; learn three petal-folding styles; and discover techniques for assembling a Kanzashi flower. The book includes 20 projects to wear and give as gifts, including tiny blossom earrings, flowers-in-your-hair clips, a belt...

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    Whether you are at home or out enjoying a walk on a wooded path, you can add a touch of color and comfort to your daily routines with one or 26 projects featured here. The simple and traditional patchwork styles used in this book are paired with retro fabrics and contemporary designs to create everyday items, like patchwork placemats and a hexagon...

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