By Ellen Luckett Baker
Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this artistic educating ebook, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker bargains a unconditionally special approach to stitching: she offers tasks in teams of 3, each one development at the concepts utilized in the venture prior to. Baker exhibits, for instance, find out how to stitch a glasses case, then construct on these abilities 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 necessary source for starting and intermediate sewers alike.
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Additional info for 1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects
Center the template over the center of the place mat and trace around the circle outline with a fabric marker to create the outline of your first circle. See figure B. 8 m fig. A STEP 4: QUILT CIRCLES. Begin quilting on this outline with a straight stitch, forming the center circle and smoothing the fabric as you go. Using your first stitched circle and the edge of your presser foot as a guide, make the next circle approximately 3/8"/1 cm from the first. Then repeat until you have covered the rectangle in circles as shown in figure C.
Stack your fabric pieces in the following order: front piece right side up (quilted together with batting), loop pinned in upper left corner with raw edge facing out as shown in figure D; pocket piece right side down and even with the bottom edge; and finally the back fabric layer right side down. Sew around the edges with a ½"/12-mm seam allowance, leaving a 4"/10-cm opening for turning as shown in figure D. needle, pulling it through to hide the knot. 2 Following the stitch order illustrated below, stitch into your fabric, pulling the needle back out after you take a 1/8"/3-mm stitch.
The pencil holder folds over and buttons up, making it easy to grab on the go—it’s perfect for artists of all ages. Take your construction skills a step further with the essential storage cube, which incorporates interfacing and fabric handles. This can be made with your favorite fabrics to work with your décor, and its versatility allows you to carry it around the house, store it, or take it on car trips. The craft caddy builds on your skills with its three dividers, handles, and front pocket.
1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects by Ellen Luckett Baker