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Series: Take Two Fat Quarters

Take Two Fat Quarters: Gifts

$16.95

16 gorgeous sewing projects for using up your fat quarter stash by Wendy Gardiner

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback + 2 fold-out pattern sheets in back pocket
  • Publication: 17 January 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217329
  • Carton Qty: 24
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Illustrations: 325
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $16.95
  • Series: Take Two Fat Quarters
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A fabulous new series using leftover fat quarters to create 16 gorgeous items.

Who knew just two fat quarters can be used in so many ways?

For the birthday that's on the way, or a festive holiday that needs more sparkle, conquer that pile of odd fat quarters you've stashed away and make 16 fun gifts for your loved ones from children’s clothes and toys, to bags and make-up pouches.

Start off with an easy-to-follow crash-course on the essential techniques you'll need from adding a zip and bias binding to creating patchwork. Then, jump straight into your stash and get stitching! Each project includes inspiring photography, instructive hand-drawn illustrations and heaps of handy hints and tips from popular best-selling sewing expert, Wendy Gardiner.

Ideal for sewists of all abilities, this is the ultimate, affordable stash-busting project book that will get you making practical, colourful items too.

Table of Contents

INTRO 6
WHAT IS A FAT QUARTER? 7
MATERIALS 8
TOOLS 10
TECHNIQUES 14
- seaming 16
- patchworking 18
- quilting 21
- free-motion embroidery 24
- appliqué 25
- using twin needles 26
- decorative stitches 27
- adding trims 28
- adding piping & bias binding 30
- adding a zip 32

THE PROJECTS  34
Two-Tone Tote Bag  36
Cosmetic Pouch  40
Make-Up Kit Roll  44
Super Summer Shorts  48
Scissor Keep  52
Pin Cushion in a Cup  54
Sleep Easy Neck Cushion  56
Sleep Eye Mask  58
Tablet Case  62
Retro Purse  66
Flying Geese Lunch Bag  72
Tots Trapeze Dress  76
Christmas Crackers  80
Stitch-and-Flip Zipper Pencil Case  84
Two-Tone Teddy Bear  88
Vintage-Style Christmas Stocking  92

INDEX 96

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