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Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques; 101 Fast, Fun, and Fearless Projects: Dresses, Tunics, Scarves, Skirts, Accessories, Pillows, Curtains, and More

Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques; 101 Fast, Fun, and Fearless Projects: Dresses, Tunics, Scarves, Skirts, Accessories, Pillows, Curtains, and More

ISBN: 1603427406

Title: Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques; 101 Fast, Fun, and Fearless Projects: Dresses, Tunics, Scarves, Skirts, Accessories, Pillows, Curtains, and More

Author: Nicole Blum,Debra Immergut

KDL Description:

CRAFTS SEW 646.204 BLU

Playful and inventive, these projects include clothing for all ages, accessories, home decor items, and furnishings. Most feature embellishments and decorative effects—simple touches that personalize a project with charm—and use interesting textural fabrics, such as jersey knits, linen, and felt…even paper and vinyl! The authors walk readers through the sewing basics, demystify the lost art of simple pattern-making, provide visual guides to stitches, and give easy instructions for techniques such as appliqué, doodle-stitching, and layering of fabrics.

Amazon Description:

These 101 creative sewing projects can all be completed in less than a day—some in less than an hour! Playful and inventive, the projects include clothing for all ages, accessories, home decor items, and furnishings. Most feature embellishments and decorative effects—simple touches that personalize a project with charm—and use interesting textural fabrics, such as jersey knits, linen, and felt…even paper and vinyl! The authors walk readers through the sewing basics, demystify the lost art of simple pattern-making, provide visual guides to stitches, and give easy instructions for techniques such as applique, doodle-stitching, and layering of fabrics.