By Annie Sloan
With this e-book in a single hand and a broom within the different, you could tips on how to create diversified finishes and results with paint to alter daily rooms and furniture into whatever precise, occupied with the cost of a pot of paint. the 1st component of the e-book tells you every little thing you must recognize ahead of you begin – the best way to arrange surfaces safely, opt for the proper paint for the correct position, use the easiest instruments and choose a color scheme that might paintings with the room in query. 50 diversified thoughts stick with, with step by step images displaying you the way to accomplish the completed glance, observed by means of inspirational pictures exhibiting the influence used on partitions and doorways, furnishings and flooring. the best way to replace previous secondhand furnishings, or how one can provide smooth items a softly-aged visual appeal, all because of a pot of paint and a broom. regardless of the variety of your interiors, fast and simple Paint adjustments will express you easy methods to makeover your home.
By top the ornamental portray revolution during the last twenty years, Annie Sloan has turn into probably the world's Most worthy professional in ornamental paint, colors, and methods. along her specific and flexible ornamental paint, Chalk Paint®, Annie has encouraged generations together with her obtainable, vigorous, and artistic method of getting nice effects.
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2. Align and trace, with an air-soluble marker, the curved corner template (page 116) on each bottom corner of the linen and lining flap pieces. Trim to create the curved corners. 3. Press a 15˝ piece of bias binding to make it nice and flat. Use dots of fabric glue to tack it down along the center of the bag flap (see page 46). After the glue is dry (I help this along with my iron), topstitch ¹⁄16 ˝ away from both long edges with linen-colored thread. Trim off the extra. Stem Messenger Bag 45 4.
Sew along a long edge and press the seam allowance open. Follow the 2˝ manufacturer’s instructions to apply fusible web to the wrong side of the assembled piece. Peel off the backing. Repeat with the other leaf rectangles for a 2˝ Center total of 6 leaves. 2. Use an air-soluble marker to trace the leaf template on the right side of the 6 patchwork pieces, aligning the center line of the template with the seam. Carefully cut out the leaves. Set aside. Making the bag flap 1. Iron the fusible interfacing to the back of the linen flap, following the manufacturer’s instructions.
2. Bind the quilt using your preferred binding method or refer to Double-fold Binding (page 25). 40 Z AK K A S T YLE Zakka Block Quilt 41 Stem Messenger Bag A bold, colorful appliquéd stem of leaves adds to the appeal of this practical messenger bag. It features a sturdy adjustable strap along with lots of pockets and space for holding your F I N I S H E D : 13˝ wide × 11˝ high × 3˝ deep (excluding the strap) phone, a laptop, even that new knitting project you just started! Materials and Supplies Yardage is based on 45˝-wide fabric, unless otherwise noted.