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One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Fabric Projects; Look How Much You Can Make with Just One Yard of Fabric!

One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Fabric Projects; Look How Much You Can Make with Just One Yard of Fabric!

ISBN: 1603424490

Title: One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Fabric Projects; Look How Much You Can Make with Just One Yard of Fabric!

Author: Patricia Hoskins,Rebecca Yaker

KDL Description:

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“Gather your fabric odds and ends and start sewing! In just a few hours you can turn a single yard of pretty cloth into a sturdy shopping tote, a cuddle plush turtle, or any of 99 other gift-worthy items. All the pieces for sewing success are here—great patterns in a special pull-out pocket, easy instructions, and creative inspiration”—Provided by publisher.

Amazon Description:

With more than 200,000 copies in print, Storey’s One-Skein Wonders series is an unqualified success. Now, for the first time in the series, fabric takes center stage! And the timing couldn’t be better. Sewing machine sales have doubled over the past 10 years, and crafters are discovering the joy of another kind of stitching.

One-Yard Wonders will delight anyone who has ever fallen for fabric – from the novice sewing enthusiast to the lifelong seamstress. The book presents a delightful array of simple, stylish projects that can be made with just a single yard of fabric – from apparel to accessories, from plush toys to pet beds, from baby items to bags, and from home decor to “Happy Birthday” banners. Projects have a hip,contemporary flair, and most can be completed in a few hours. For each project, the book provides a full-color photograph, easy step-by-step instructions, and simple illustrations. Templates and pattern pieces are also included wherever needed, making this collection of 101 projects the best sewing deal ever.

Great fabric demands to be purchased, even if it’s just a  yard or two at a time. But such tantalizing textiles should never hide in a closet; One-Yard Wonders promises gift-worthy solutions for that stash of irresistible fabric-store buys. At last, it’s time to stop storing and start sewing!