By Susan Briscoe
Those aren't your mother's purses; they're larger! long gone are the times of the elemental black or brown bag that used to be outfitted extra for garage than for type. This intriguing advisor provides quilters the opportunity to teach off their abilities, upload a fabulously exact bag to their very own dresser or supply as a present, and examine new talents too.
Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new choice of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers in every single place. From beautiful night luggage to functional portfolios and strong rucksacks, every one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your individual certain components comfortably, and prompting the query anywhere you move: 'where did you get that bag?'
* thirteen units of certain designs to create 21 gorgeous bags
* instructions for making a number of luggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digital camera satchel
* possibilities to delve into new innovations on a small scale sooner than taking up higher projects
* crucial suggestion approximately making a choice on cloth and securing cozy wearing straps
Meet the Author
Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the college collage of Wales prior to relocating to Japan to educate English. the following she grew to become excited about jap materials and their patchwork and quilting concepts. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework abilities with a necessity for sensible add-ons in her activity as a footpath officer. Susan now writes and designs for needlecraft magazines and teaches bag making and sashiko quilting. She has exhibited at united kingdom nationwide quilting exhibits in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.
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B D Ensure E and B are equidistant from D 3 B D E 41 42 Outline Stitches Couching 1 Vary number of laid threads depending on thickness of line required D B A ··········· Level ··········· Easy ············ Uses ············ Straight and curved outlines; metal thread work; in rows as filling 1 Bring the main threads out at A and lay them along the line to be worked. 20), come up at B using the couching thread. Insert the needle at C, over the laid threads, and bring it out at D to start the next stitch.
3 E Work three stitches so they radiate from A 2 Re-insert the needle at A and bring it out below C, at D. A D 3 Insert the needle again at A and come out at E, ready to start the next group of stitches. Border Stitches Bosnian 1 B ··········· Level ··········· Easy C 2 A ············ Uses ············ Straight borders or outlines; in rows as filling Ensure stitches are all same height ········· Method ········· Worked horizontally in two journeys ······· Materials ······· Any fabric; any thread C 1 Come up at A and make an upright stitch to B.
Repeat to make a series of evenly spaced diagonal stitches. 2 Work the top stitches in the opposite direction. Take the needle across from C and insert at D. Come out again at A. Repeat to complete the row. F G To work stitches singly: 1 C B C 1 Start at A and, following the line to be worked, make a long stitch to B. Use a second thread to work the couching stitches. Come up at C and take the needle across the laid thread to insert at D. Bring the needle out at E. 2 Insert the needle at F and bring it out at G, ready to make the next diagonal stitch.