Last-minute Fabric Gifts: 30 Hand-sew, Machine-sew, and No-sew Projects

Last-minute Fabric Gifts: 30 Hand-sew, Machine-sew, and No-sew Projects

By: Cynthia Treen (author), Karen Phillipi (illustrator)Hardback

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Cynthia Treen has a way with fabric. She can pick up a piece of cloth and, literally within an hour or two, transform it into something wonderful - a chic wool hat from an out-of-style sweater, say, or an elegant blossom from a favourite piece of silk. In "Last-Minute Fabric Gifts", the follow-up to the immensely successful "Last-Minute Knitted Gifts", she teaches all of us to perform such fabric magic, no matter how little sewing experience we may have. This inspiring book comes with 30 easy projects for quick-to-make gifts ranging from fabric-covered notepads to a tea-dyed sequined scarf to a baby quilt. Arranged by how long it takes to complete each project, the book focuses on gifts that generally require less than three hours of time. What's more, Treen clearly details the knowledge and skills you need to improvise on these projects, allowing you to customize the colour, pattern and texture to suit the occasion. Complete with 70 full-colour photographs and a final chapter on innovative ways to wrap gifts with fabric, "Last-Minute Fabric Gifts" is brimming with creative ideas sure to appeal to novice and experienced sewers alike.

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About Author

Cynthia Treen is a Rhode Island-based artist and designer with a background in fashion, product development and television. While working for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she designed products for catalogue sale and appeared on the television show. Karen Philippi is a photographer specialising in fine art and assignment photography, including products, architectural interiors and environmental portraiture. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781584794851
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781584794851
  • weight: 860
  • ISBN10: 1584794852

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