Sew Liberated

Sew Liberated

20 Stylish Projects for the Modern Sewist

Book - 2009
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Resurrecting the art of applique--a technique in which pieces of fabric are sewn onto clothing, bags, quilts, and other creations--this enlightening resource provides today's generation of "sewists" with a technique that can be combined with embroidery, beadwork, buttons, ribbons, and more to imbue works with a creative and personal style. Ideal for those with some sewing experience looking to break away from the restrictions of traditional patterns, this guide offers the details for both hand and machine applique techniques, as well as a history of applique and how it was rediscovered in the fiber arts. Featured are 20 modern, stylish sewing projects ranging from aprons, skirts, pillows, and totes to a duvet cover, wall clock, blouse, baby quilt, and scarf. With step-by-step instructions, color photographs, and comprehensive how-to embroidery instructions, this is an all-in-one resource and guide.

Publisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9781596681613
Characteristics: 159 p. : col ill. ; 26 cm. + two patterns.


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May 02, 2017

I really liked the clock project!

Apr 19, 2017

Fun projects for all skill levels, with or without the applique, or switch up the cutsie for a bit of punk or skull applique!

Jul 13, 2010

Bold designs. I intend to make the camera bag, with less bold colour.


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