By Ellen Luckett Baker
Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this inventive educating ebook, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker deals a unconditionally new angle to stitching: she offers tasks in teams of 3, each one construction at the recommendations utilized in the venture prior to. Baker exhibits, for instance, easy methods to stitch a glasses case, then construct on these talents to create a zippered pouch, and from there, make a extra complicated cosmetics bag. There are 33 pleasant initiatives in all, starting from garments to dcor and components. With easy-to-follow directions, how-to illustrations, and 12 styles tucked into an enclosed envelope, 1, 2, three Sew is an important source for starting and intermediate sewers alike.
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Repeat with the smaller two pieces. See figure B. STEP 4: SEW BACK OPENING. With one of the pillow back pieces, press the edge of the longer side under toward the wrong side of the fabric by ¼"/6 mm, then again by 5/8"/16 mm. See figure C. Repeat for the other piece. Topstitch ½"/12 mm from the fold. QUICK TIP: To cut open a slit in a buttonhole, fold the buttonhole in half vertically and cut the slit with small, sharp scissors. Alternately, you can carefully use a seam ripper with a straight pin in place at the top to make sure that you don’t cut beyond your buttonhole.
See figure H. Then edge stitch again 1/8"/3 mm from the edge. fig. G fig. H ORGANIZERS 49 CHAPTER 4 QUILTED KITCHEN Q uilting isn’t just for the bedroom anymore; the projects in this chapter add a bit of modern inspiration to this traditional art form. Rather than patchwork, these projects rely on the thread to add design interest. You’ll start with a hot pad featuring a ticking stripe stitched design. This insulated hot pad includes a pocket in the back to slip your hand into when grabbing your latest creation from the oven.
D STORAGE CUBE This roomy storage cube will help you get organized— or at least get things out of the way until you can get to it. It is the perfect size for holding toys, fabric, magazines, shoes, or sweaters. The handles allow you to take it from room to room with ease. You will use heavy-weight interfacing for this project, making this storage cube nice and sturdy. The simple stamped balsa wood label adds textural interest and will help you keep track of what's inside. SUPPLIES FOR CUBE 5/8 yd/55 cm outer canvas 5/8 yd/55 cm lining canvas 1 yd/1 m heavy-weight sew-in interfacing Chopstick Matching thread Fabric marker or tailor’s chalk OPTIONS › Make this cube just about any size you need.
1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects by Ellen Luckett Baker