Crafty Little Things to Sew

20 quick & easy projects to sew from scraps or fat quarters.

Author: Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield

Publisher: Lark Books (NC)

ISBN: 1454710454

Category: Decoration and ornament

Page: 144

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Adorable must-have items to sew in a session or two . . . even if you're a total beginner! Start a project--and finish on the very same day! From pouches and totes to baskets, these clever and crafty little things will make you feel like a superhero stitcher. Created by the bloggers of SewCanShe, the 20 projects include a quilty first-aid kit, cute magnets, headbands and hair baubles, travel iron mats, and more. Many are made with fat quarters of fabric--sold in precut stacks or bundles and easily purchased in stores or on the web. Newcomers will find so many pictures, diagrams, and tips that they'll feel like the author is right there beside them. Project designers include the author and: Virginia Lindsay (Gingercake Patterns) Jennifer Heynen (The Beginning Fabrics / Jennifer Jangles) Sarah Markos (Blue Susan Makes: Heidi Staples (Fabric Mutt: Tessa Walker (The Sewing Chick: Christina Roy (
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Crafty Mama

Does your child love to collect lots of little things? When his toys aren't tagging along with ... Sew a rough piece 1⁄4" in from the opposite end, and then sew a soft piece 33⁄4"farther, followed by another soft piece 3" beyond that.

Author: Abby Pecoriello

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9780761178842

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 263

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Marrying the new mother’s need to connect and the community spirit of crafting—think reading groups, Stitch ’n Bitch knitting circles, and, of course, playgroups—is The Crafty Mamas, a unique idea in DIY and a full-color guide filled with baby-related projects, essential techniques, tips on how to form a group, wisdom, inspiration, and camaraderie. Abby Pecoriello launched the first-ever crafting club for new moms during her maternity leave. The concept proved to be such a hit that in the two and a half years since, she’s led hundreds of sold-out Crafty Mamas classes throughout New York City. Now, in this spirited, witty book, she provides the how-to for women to form their own Crafty Mamas groups, from learning the best ways to reach out to other new moms in the area, to the nuts-and-bolts of running the group: setting a budget, buying tools and supplies, choosing a venue, and more. Then come the projects—50 hip, no-sew craft ideas that are inexpensive and easy to make, and will delight moms and babies alike: “Light the Night” nightlight, No-Sew Swanky Blankies, The Poncherello, Photo Au Go Go Bracelets, Hip Purses, Insta-Bibs, Peek-a-Books, Photo Bragnets. Includes simple tutorials on using a glue gun, editing digital photos, how to decoupage, jewelry basics, and more.
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The Crafty Gardener

—Dorothy Gilman MY CUTTING GARDEN One of the little things I take true delight in on a regular basis is flower arranging. I'm not good with my hands (my sister used to leave the house in fear when I was learning to sew in junior high), ...

Author: Becca Anderson

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 9781633538719

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

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100 Ideas, Crafts and How-tos for Gardeners Fans of Square Foot Gardening, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, Welcome to the Farm, and Compact Farms will love The Crafty Gardener. Awakening the gardener in all of us: Gardening allows us to live in a much more human way, grounded in nature and connected to Mother Earth and all she provides. Even if your garden is just a hanging basket of cherry tomatoes or a windowsill filled with herb pots, you will still reap the benefits of gardening. DIY crafting and gardening: Gardening adds pleasure to your life and gives you a sense of calm. With your garden, you are quite literally growing a bounty of blessings. Lifelong gardener and bestselling author Becca Anderson has put her love of crafting and of gardening together in this book of inspired DIY ideas. More than a gardening book: Along with gardening tips and secrets for growing flowers, herbs and veggies, Anderson shares dozens of how-to's in this delightful guide on making candles, potpourri, bath salts, essential oils, floral waters, tinctures, liquors, pickles jams and even fountains, birdhouses and fairy doors. The perfect gift for any gardener! Readers will learn: • Time-tested gardening secrets • How to garden in big and small spaces • Recipes for home-grown vegetables and fruits • How to preserve and ferment • How to make DIY garden decorations and fixtures • Anderson’s own gardening stories that will inspire, motivate, and lift the spirit A gardening book filled with DIY projects, wisdom, and joy
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Sewing School 2

Lessons in Machine Sewing; 20 Projects Kids Will Love to Make Andria Lisle, Amie Petronis Plumley ... and Little Bird BloesemKids The Crafty Crow Curly ...

Author: Andria Lisle

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603428965

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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For kids who have mastered hand sewing, machine sewing opens up exciting new possibilities! Sewing School ®2 offers 20 creative projects designed for children ages 7 and up, including cloth pencil cases, purses, wall pockets, and even a fabric guitar. Illustrated step-by-step instructions show kids how to thread a sewing machine, select an appropriate stitch, and choose fabrics and patterns that evoke their own unique style. Suggestions for creative variations open up endless possibilities for kids to imaginatively personalize their fabric creations. Also available in this series: Sewing School ®,Sewing School ® Fashion Design, Sewing School ® Quilts, and Sewing School ® Box Set.
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Experimental Filmmaking

Scavenge storage options, little jars or plastic containers for small things, big quart size for bigger items, ... Especially if, like me, you have to sew, solder, edit, type and generally do every crafty thing you do in the same spot.

Author: Kathryn Ramey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781136071492

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 416

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Experimental Filmmaking emerges out of a deep and abiding love of celluloid and artisanal media practices and a personal exploration of the field of avant-garde and experimental film, animation and video produced since the beginnings of cinema. Although there have been many critical and historical books on the subject, with the exception of zines and hand-published volumes, there has never been a comprehensive instructional manual on experimental processes. This book will introduce film students and professional filmmakers alike to various methods of experimental animation, film and video production that involve material interventions into the normative process of the medium while offering brief introductions to artists and their works.
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Pretty Little Potholders

In her thirties, she took up sewing as a way to decorate on a budget. ... Daisy Goods began as a small business designing unique handbags and home décor for local folks. ... Her favorite things to make are bags and purses.

Author: Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781600592003

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Provides instructions for thirty-two potholders and such other hot-handling items as hot pads, oven mitts, trivets, and handle covers.
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Pretty Little Patchwork

BethanY Mann is a crafty mom who resides in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California with her husband, son, ... When she's not sewing handbags, Renee likes to make things for her husband and their two daughters, Ailene and Emma.

Author: Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781600592133

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Provides thirty patchwork projects for such items as ornaments, scarves, yoga mat carriers, and aprons.
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My Grandfather s Gift of Psalm 1

My Mom would do the same thing! Whether she was cooking, ... All those little things my parents let me 'help' them with, being at my side, became valuable to me in my adult life. ... I've learned to bake, cook, sew and be crafty.

Author: Roxanne West-Johnson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781728359045

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 298

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This book is a collection of stories encompassing the ups and downs I have faced in this walk called life. God has shown me how He has been guiding me all along, leading me to have a deeper faith in Him in all that I do and encounter. God’s Word and love has given me the hope and encouragement I have needed. I know that He is always with me especially when I may not realize it at the time. The stories in this book display the steppingstones I have crossed and how God has led me through good, bad, sad and even funny times. He leads me to the next steppingstone I must cross. My Grandfather Reverend Elmer West gave me the gift of Psalm 1 in 1999. Since then I have learned how much grander God’s plans are verses my own... I will not wither. I hope my book will give you inspiration, deepen your faith, and maybe even give you a laugh or two as you let God guide you through your own journey of steppingstones.
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Playful Little Paper Pieced Projec

Through the online quilting community, Kerry met Penny Layman, and together they formed Sew-Ichigo, ... Website: TAMIKO PERCELL has been passionate about crafty endeavors for as long as she can ...

Author: Tacha Bruecher

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781607058212

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Top designers—including Joanna Wilczyncka, Daniel Rouse, and Ayumi Takahashi—share their valuable tips and fail-proof paper-piecing techniques. Playful Little Paper-Pieced Projects by Fat Quarterly Magazine cofounder Tacha Bruecher is a collection of paper-pieced projects featuring some of the best work from today’s most talented modern quilters. You can learn everything you need to know about foundation paper piecing, and then test your skills with 37 projects ranging in difficulty and complexity. Bursting with ideas and ingenuity, this book will inspire you to include paper piecing in all your sewing projects. Find designs from Ayumi Takahashi, Charise Randell, Lynne Goldsworthy, Cheryl Arkison, Amy Lobsiger, and many more. Includes 2 quilts, 17 small projects and a 12-block calendar quilt, plus a project from each of the monthly block patterns. There’s something for everyone, from quilts and aprons to a backgammon board and a camera bag. “Compilations are one of our favorite types of books because we get to see one thing presented in many different ways by some of the most talented peeps in our industry. And boy, do we love this one! . . . There are bags, a game board, home dec items and even a chair cushion!” —Generation Q Magazine
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Crafty Girl Accessories

Things to Make and Do Jennifer Traig ... Stitch on plastic bugs, fish, dragonflies, butterflies, or little ' animals. If you like, use Milky Pen or craft paint to create a ... 0 Sew on an assortment of buttons in all colors and sizes.

Author: Jennifer Traig

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452133621

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 120

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A crafty girl knows that true style comes by way of vision and daring-along with a healthy dose of sequins, fake fur, and funky fabric. Enter Crafty Girl: Accessories, the next book in the winning Crafty Girl series, and the grooviest-ever guide to making bags, hats, hair-wear, and more. From the pretty to the punk, its positively packed with projects to brighten up any wardrobe. Too cool for school? Not too cool for the Bohemian Backpack. And Starlet Sparkle shades make it easy to go incognito on those days when a crafty girl just cant bear the paparazzi. Kitten Mittens keep the paws toasty, and a Milkmaid Kerchief tames the tresses. With more than 40 projects and handy stencils at the back, Crafty Girl: Accessories is the ultimate handbook for creating sparkly, spangly fashion masterpieces.
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