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By Tasia St. Germaine

From "applique" to "zippers" and every little thing in between!

Tasia St. Germaine of Sewaholic stocks one zero one of the main crucial stitching phrases and strategies. offered in an easy-to-use structure, this alphabetical reference offers greater than simply definitions: photographed step by step tutorials will consultant you thru each one procedure, exhibiting you intimately easy methods to observe the strategy to your personal tasks. it doesn't matter what level you're on on your stitching trip, The Sewtionary is the following to help.


101 universal stitching phrases and strategies, indexed alphabetically for simple reference
Ideas, diversifications and recommendations to take your stitching to the following level
Real lifestyles examples that will help you grasp innovations

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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.

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