By Ellen Luckett Baker
Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this artistic educating publication, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker deals a unconditionally new angle to stitching: she offers tasks in teams of 3, every one development at the thoughts utilized in the undertaking sooner than. Baker indicates, for instance, the right way to stitch a glasses case, then construct on these talents to create a zippered pouch, and from there, make a extra complicated cosmetics bag. There are 33 pleasant tasks 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 vital source for starting and intermediate sewers alike.
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Extra resources for 1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects
Join strips together fig. A fig. C Stitch ¼"/6 cm to edge press line Fold binding up at a 45 degree angle. Sew "in the ditch" all around. fig. D Then fold binding straight down on top of itself, forming a corner. fig.
See figure B. Since you are working with single-fold binding, NOTE: The measurements used here are for the Rippled you should be able to feel where the fabric angle is Place Mats project with a narrow ¼"/6-mm binding. If (which should be ¼"/6 mm from the corner) and begin you are making a wider binding, you will need to adjust to sew there. If not, you can measure ¼"/6 mm from both your measurements, taking into account the fold, seam sides and make a dot with a fabric marker. allowance, and thickness of your batting.
Open are neatly mitered. Change your bobbin thread to match the joined pieces, press the seams open and trim the your fabric. Beginning in a corner on the right side of excess fabric. the place mat, sew "in the ditch," or in the space between 3 Next, press along one side of the joined binding the body of the place mat and the fold of the binding. strip ¼"/6 mm toward the wrong side of the fabric. 5-cm tail of fabric, begin to pin your binding strips to your fabric a few inches from a corner, right sides together.
1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing Projects by Ellen Luckett Baker