1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing by Ellen Luckett Baker

By Ellen Luckett Baker

Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this artistic instructing publication, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker bargains a unconditionally new angle to stitching: she offers tasks in teams of 3, every one construction at the strategies utilized in the venture prior to. Baker exhibits, for instance, the right way to stitch a glasses case, then construct on these talents to create a zippered pouch, and from there, make a extra complex cosmetics bag. There are 33 pleasant initiatives in all, starting from garments to dcor and add-ons. With easy-to-follow directions, how-to illustrations, and 12 styles tucked into an enclosed envelope, 1, 2, three Sew is a vital source for starting and intermediate sewers alike.

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STEP 7: FINISH AND SEW BUTTONS. QUICK TIP: If you are using a lighter-weight fabric, you might want to use a square of heavy-duty fusible interfacing behind your buttonholes to add stability. STEP 5: SEW BUTTONHOLES. Turn the pillow right sides out and push out the corners with a chopstick. Use a fabric marker to mark the button positions on the fabric behind the buttonholes. Sew the buttons in place on your marks. Insert the pillow form and button closed. 5 cm down from the finished seam, as indicated in figure D.

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. › Add extra details such as pockets, longer handles, stamped sewing tape labels, or a clear window for viewing the contents of the box.

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. › Add extra details such as pockets, longer handles, stamped sewing tape labels, or a clear window for viewing the contents of the box.

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