By Susan Briscoe
Those should not your mother's purses; they are higher! long past are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that was once equipped extra for garage than for type. This interesting consultant provides quilters the opportunity to teach off their abilities, upload a fabulously exact bag to their very own dresser or provide as a present, and study new talents too. Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe offers and impossible to resist new number of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers far and wide. From beautiful night baggage to sensible portfolios and strong rucksacks, each one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your individual targeted add-ons very easily, and prompting the query at any place you move: 'where did you get that bag?' Discover:
- 13 units of certain designs to create 21 wonderful bags
- Directions for making a number of baggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digicam satchel
- Opportunities to delve into new ideas on a small scale earlier than taking up larger projects
- Essential suggestion approximately picking cloth and securing cozy sporting straps
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Sofa metal viscose chainette over the computing device stitches utilizing computer zigzag (Fig 2). computer stitch round the panel, in from side, trim to degree 5in × 6½in (including seam allowances) and overlock or zigzag the perimeters. utilizing embroidery scissors, conscientiously reduce away the muslin into the zigzag appliqué issues. utilizing shaded perlé thread hand duvet with titanic sew quilting (page 106), following the cloth stripes. TIP PLASTIC SHISHA MIRRORS ARE a lot more uncomplicated to sew THAN conventional INDIAN GLASS MIRRORS AND DON’T holiday. FOR EVEN more straightforward SHISHA, purchase those WITH READY-MADE desktop EMBROIDERED jewelry and stitch THE jewelry ON WITH a number of STITCHES. three stitch the shisha mirrors to either panels, positioning them as proven in Fig 2 and defined in Fig three, less than. four Make a sew and turn strip for the gusset, utilizing scraps of silk and the 12in × 2½in piece of backing cloth (see sew and turn strip, web page 101). Trim the completed strip to degree eleven½ × 2in and duvet with parallel strains in aside. Overlock or zigzag the perimeters. Fig three Attaching shisha mirrors Figs 3a–e carry the shisha replicate in position briefly with double-sided tape or a place of PVA glue. commence with a knot at the again of labor and, beginning at 1, keep on with the numbered sewing series in Figs 3a to 3e to make a mesh over the shisha replicate Fig 3f flip the panel so aspect nine is on the reduce left. Slip the needle from above at the back of the thread intersection and pull via Fig 3g operating clockwise, take a small sew within the panel cloth, loop the operating thread less than the needle and pull the needle via Fig 3h Slip the needle at the back of the thread mesh and pull via Fig 3i Insert the needle into the decrease left loop, take a small sew throughout the cloth and pull via. Repeat the sew, operating clockwise round the reflect five utilizing one 4½in × 6in piece of metal brocade, wadding (batting) and backing, make a cover sandwich (see web page 104) after which free-motion laptop cover (page 104) in a vermicelli trend of random wiggly strains all around the part panel. Trim the completed aspect panel to degree 5in × 6½in (including seam allowances). utilizing a 2½in circle template, mark and trim the corners into neat curves. laptop stitch and overlock edges. developing THE BAG 6 Attaching the handles: Pin and tack (baste) one 12in size of rouleau braid to the pinnacle of the pocket panel, as proven. Line up the deal with with the centre most sensible of the second one triangle zigzag. The deal with might be stuck within the seam whilst the pocket lining is sewn in. 7 position a pocket panel and a pocket lining piece correct aspects jointly, pin and laptop stitch. stitch around the handles back, in from cloth side. Fold the liner at the back of the pocket entrance, line up the perimeters, pin and desktop stitch alongside the uncooked edges. Repeat Steps 5–7 with the second one pocket panel. eight entire the aspect panels by means of pinning one pocket panel and one facet panel jointly, lining up the ground edges. briefly tuck the deal with into the pocket. utilizing the 2½in circle template, mark and trim the pocket panel corners into neat curves.