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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 March 2023
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800920545
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: £9.99

Fun with Fat Quarters


15 step-by-step projects & essential techniques to kick-start your sewing by Wendy Gardiner

Book Description

Brush up on your sewing skills with Wendy Gardiner and get sewing again!

Delve into a brilliant techniques section, guiding you through a variety of essential techniques, from inserting a zip and sewing buttonholes to creating patchwork. The techniques are fully explained and are combined with easy-to-follow step-by-step photography.

Then choose from 15 inspiring projects: doorstops and drawstring bags to tablemats, aprons and cushions. Each fun fat-quarter project contains colourful photographs, instructive hand-drawn illustrations and a stash of handy hints and tips.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
What is a fat quarter? 8
Materials 10
Tools 12
Techniques 16
Projects 40
Fabulous flowers 42
Drawstring bags 46
Reversible bag 48
Quilted Cosmetic bag 50
Door stop 54
Party clutch 58
Retro mini-pinny 62
Diamond-star mat 66
Al fresco placemat 68
Tucked and stitched pillow 72
Disappearing nine-patch bag 76
Draught excluder 80
Pillow with piping 82
Baby playmat 86
Pretty pinafore 90
Templates 94
Index 96

About the Author

About Wendy Gardiner

Wendy Gardiner is a writer, teacher and author. She has been editor of several leading sewing magazines and written 21 books including The Great British Sewing Bee: From Stitch to Style, Fun with Fat Quarters, The Very Easy Guide to Using Your Sewing Machine and most recently Take Two Fat Quarters: Home and Take Two Fat Quarters: Gifts. Wendy has also presented many DVDs on sewing and made several YouTube videos for leading haberdashery and pattern companies. She runs regular residential Creative Sewing Weekends, teaches a weekly class and writes articles for various magazines and her own website. Wendy organizes the extensive workshop programmes for the Festival of Quilts and the Knitting & Stitching Shows. She has a strong reputation and fan base because of her enthusiastic and friendly approach to sharing her passion for dressmaking and machine sewing. Wendy lives in Hampshire, UK.

Visit her website www.wendygardiner.co.uk

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