Presents twenty-six quick and easy projects designed to be made with pieces of fabris less than half a yard long, including tote bags, pocket aprons, glasses cases, place mats, slippers, and garden gloves.
Are you craving a crafty, creative Christmas? Featuring six themed chapters--rustic, traditional, contemporary, monochrome, Scandinavian, and kids--there's something for everyone in this book of 30 projects, each of which requires only a half yard of fabric.
The latest title from sewing guru Debbie Shore has arrived - and it's her most fun yet! Packed with 20 colorful, inventive projects, it contains something for children of all ages. It contains a crafty fold-away easel for the young artist, a magnetic fishing game for the intrepid naturalist, and a colorful backpack for the young explorer. Why not make some spooky Halloween bunting to get ready for trick-or-treating, make a pirate cuddle pillow to decorate a swashbuckling bedroom, or just make up some funky monkey skittles for a game or two? Featuring Debbie's unique brand of friendly guidance, and packed with easy-to-follow photography, this book is ideal for beginners as well as providing inspiration to more experienced sewers. This book is perfect if you are new to sewing and need some guidance with the basic techniques and key information, as Debbie's friendly advice and clear step-by-step photography make it a doddle. But it's also packed with fresh ideas and designs that will inspire you even if you've been a keen sewer for many years and are just looking for a new way to use up your stash and create gifts for your little ones!
The best-selling authors of One-Yard Wonders are back with an all-new collection of 101 sewing projects that each require just one yard of fabric! This time, the projects are organized by fabric type. From home dec to knits, wool to flannels, corduroy to cottons, these patterns--contributed by popular sewing bloggers and designers from across North America--show how to make the most of each fabric’s unique characteristics. Waterproof coated cottons are perfect for a gym bag, wool makes a warm cap for the outdoor enthusiast, knit jersey whips up quickly into a ruffle scarf or sassy dress, corduroy makes a sturdy farmers’ market tote, and lightweight cotton voile is perfect for a little girl’s smocked sundress. Each project is shown in a full-color photograph accompanied by detailed step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and a complete cutting layout.
Building on the success of her previous book, Making Cushion Covers, Debbie Shore has turned her attention to bunting. Her imaginative, modern designs give a new twist to these traditional decorations, making them ideal for adorning special celebrations, your garden or your home. With 29 eye-catching projects to choose from, all accompanied by simple, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs, you are sure to find something in this book to excite and inspire you. Choose from romantic Valentine's bunting, festive advent calender bunting, fragrant lavender bag bunting, as well as Halloween bunting, felt bunting, frilly bunting, and lots more. All you need is a sewing machine and a basic sewing kit, and with all the basic techniques explained clearly at the beginning of the book, there is nothing to stop you getting going on a project straight away, even if you are a complete beginner.
Contains instructions for over one hundred sewing projects made with one yard of fabric, including clothing, aprons, bags and totes, organizers, toys, and other items, and provides pattern pieces and a review of basic sewing techniques.
Sew 12 stylish bags in all shapes and sizes. Follow Debbie's easy-to-use instructions and clear step-by-step photography; all the techniques are fully explain and all the projects can be made using a basic sewing machine. Use Debbie's 'design toolkit' to customise the projects to suit your tastes and to successfully design and make your own unique creations.