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Bend-the-Rules Sewing: The Essential Guide…

Bend-the-Rules Sewing: The Essential Guide to a Whole New Way to Sew

by Amy Karol

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Cute, simple projects. Includes some patterns. I'm only now learning to sew and didn't get around to trying anything, but they were easy to understand as I read the instructions. ( )
  SaraMSLIS | Jan 26, 2016 |
There are some fun projects in here. ( )
  elkeursin | Jan 7, 2011 |
Wonderful book! A nice variety of projects, and the patterns are easy to follow with good instructions. Amy's a good writer, and I can't wait to see her next book. ( )
  KLSimpson | Mar 23, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0307347214, Paperback)

Author Amy Karol, whose Angry Chicken is one of the best-loved craft blogs on the Web, brings stitchers everywhere a down-to-earth introduction to sewing, including thirty projects so adorable and cool they’ll inspire anyone to pick up a needle and thread.

Written with Amy’s characteristic warmth and flair, you’ll find information on basic equipment and supplies, advice on choosing and using fabrics, and a fantastic section on techniques. In addition, Amy walks readers through easy, inspiring patterns designed for the fashion-savvy crafter. Playful, modern projects, which include pillows, aprons, and purses, help novices master sewing skills while providing immediate sewing gratification—and confidence. Best of all, Amy explains what’s easy, what’s hard, and when not to sweat the small stuff.

With its best-friend tone, solid reference section, and supercute projects, this is the introduction to sewing that you won’t want to be without.

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A clear, common-sense guide to sewing presents twenty-five innovative projects for the home or wardrobe along with information on basic equipment, techniques, and supplies and tips on selecting and using fabrics.

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