By Susan Briscoe
Those aren't your mother's purses; they're higher! long past are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that used to be equipped extra for garage than for type. This fascinating consultant supplies quilters the opportunity to teach off their skills, upload a fabulously distinct bag to their very own cloth cabinet or provide as a present, and research new abilities too.
Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new number of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers in all places. From beautiful night baggage to sensible portfolios and strong rucksacks, every one venture is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your individual specific add-ons very easily, and prompting the query at any place you move: 'where did you get that bag?'
* thirteen units of distinct designs to create 21 lovely bags
* instructions for making a number of baggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digicam satchel
* possibilities to delve into new options on a small scale prior to taking over greater projects
* crucial recommendation approximately picking out cloth and securing cozy wearing straps
Meet the Author
Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the collage collage of Wales ahead of relocating to Japan to educate English. the following she grew to become interested by jap materials and their patchwork and quilting thoughts. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework talents with a necessity for sensible add-ons 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
3cm). 2cm). 2cm). 3cm) of the 18½in (47cm) width. 3cm) of the bottom of A–E unit and stitch across twice to secure. This frayed edge will resemble grass. The rest of the piecing for the cushion front is done after the appliqué is finished. 3 To work the appliqué use the templates provided and refer also to General Techniques: Needle-Turn Appliqué. The full appliqué design is shown in Fig 2, with the three main stages of the appliqué shown in Figs 3, 4 and 5. Lay the drawing face down on a light box or against a bright window.
Trim the wadding and lining to the edge of the cushion front. 14 Take the two denim back pieces cut earlier and sew a hem down one of the long edges to neaten. 3cm) seam in from the edge all the way around, reinforcing where the backs cross over. Clip the corners, turn out and insert the cushion pad to finish. Bolster Cushion Bolster cushions have a traditional look and cosy feel and add an extra dimension to a sofa or garden bench. The design of this one is very striking thanks to the needle-turn appliqué flowers in a lovely cheerful red.
6cm). 4cm). 7cm). 8cm). 4cm). 8cm x 47cm). 8cm). 8cm). 8cm x 52cm). 3cm). 3cm). 2cm). 2cm). 3cm) of the 18½in (47cm) width. 3cm) of the bottom of A–E unit and stitch across twice to secure. This frayed edge will resemble grass. The rest of the piecing for the cushion front is done after the appliqué is finished. 3 To work the appliqué use the templates provided and refer also to General Techniques: Needle-Turn Appliqué. The full appliqué design is shown in Fig 2, with the three main stages of the appliqué shown in Figs 3, 4 and 5.
21 Sensational Patchwork Bags by Susan Briscoe