By Susan Briscoe
Those aren't your mother's purses; they're larger! long past are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that used to be equipped extra for garage than for variety. This intriguing consultant offers quilters the opportunity to teach off their skills, upload a fabulously detailed bag to their very own cloth wardrobe or supply as a present, and study new abilities too.
Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new choice of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers in every single place. From beautiful night luggage to functional portfolios and powerful rucksacks, every one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your personal specified components very easily, and prompting the query anywhere you move: 'where did you get that bag?'
* thirteen units of exact designs to create 21 beautiful bags
* instructions for making a number of luggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digicam satchel
* possibilities to delve into new suggestions on a small scale sooner than taking up larger projects
* crucial recommendation approximately deciding upon cloth and securing cozy wearing straps
Meet the Author
Susan Briscoe studied visible artwork and Drama on the collage collage of Wales ahead of relocating to Japan to coach English. the following she turned excited about eastern materials and their patchwork and quilting ideas. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework abilities with a necessity for sensible components in her activity as a footpath officer. Susan now writes and designs for needlecraft magazines and teaches bag making and sashiko quilting. She has exhibited at united kingdom nationwide quilting indicates in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.
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Extra resources for 21 Sensational Patchwork Bags
44 Freudian Carrot So meti me s a ca rrot is no t ju st a ca rrot. Pretty Peppermint Wreath Brittany made a fetching peppermint candy wreath for the holidays, and it hung on her front door for a few weeks, but North Carolina’s weather had more sinister plans. The temperature rose to 70°F in December, and the muggy, wet days bedeviled Brittany’s wreath. h Possessed Peppermint Wreat Br it ta ny op en ed he r do or to a po ol of st ic ky re d on th e do orstep . Th en sh e re al iz ed : Th is pe pp er mi nt wreath wa s BL EE DI NG !
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