By Ellen Luckett Baker
Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this inventive educating ebook, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker bargains a unconditionally new angle to stitching: she offers initiatives in teams of 3, each one construction at the recommendations utilized in the venture ahead of. Baker indicates, for instance, the right way 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 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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Pin in place. Starting ½"/12 mm from the corner, sew the seams along all four sides, pivoting the needle ½"/12 mm from the edge as you turn each corner. Trim the excess fabric and clip the corners. 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.
Fasten the two back pieces to one another using the Velcro fastener. Pin the back to the front, with right sides facing. Starting ½"/12 mm from one of the corners, sew seams along all four sides, pivoting the needle ½"/12 mm from the edge as you turn each corner. Trim the corners. STEP 7: TURN RIGHT SIDES OUT. Turn the pillow cover right sides out and push out the corners with a chopstick. Insert the pillow form. Grid marks should be ½"/12 mm from edges. 8"/20 cm How-to: Reverse Appliqué Reverse appliqué is a technique that can be used as an embellishment in quilting or on clothing, or added to accessories.
You should then have a piece that looks like figure D. Repeat this process for the divider section that will be at the other end of the caddy. ½"/12 mm fig. C STEP 5: SEW SIDE BOTTOM PIECES. Next, you will add a bottom to the side pieces that you just made. Pin one side bottom piece (8" x 13½"/20 cm x 34 cm) along the side of a divider section. The divider should still be open as two pieces at the bottom. Pin the non-facing side of the divider out of the way so that it won’t be stitched as you sew along the bottom.
1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects by Ellen Luckett Baker