"What can I do with all those decorative stitches on my sewing machine" is a question commonly asked. This book is the answer. Learn Decorative Machine Stitching takes you into a whole new world of decorative stitching. From using ribbon in the bobbin to creating 3-D fiber decorations to sewing in circles, this book will get your creative juices flowing. Loaded with easy projects, full color photos and easy step-by-step instructions, you won't be able to decide which project to complete first. Projects include; table place mats & napkins, evening bag, tote bag, greeting cards, gift bag,baby bib, e-book cover, gift card holder and much more. This book will show you delightful and satisfying ways to use your machine's decorative stitches.
Linda is a life-long sewer. Beginning at age four, she made her first garment and by elementary school she started sewing things for friends, so it was destined that she have a career in the industry. She loves machine work, but hand work-not so much!With a degree in clothing and textiles from Oregon State University, she's taught high school, college and adult education classes; worked as a sewing machine company educator, a sewing production manager for Harry & David, and for 19 years as the editor of Sew News magazine. Since 2004, she's been the owner of G Wiz Creative Services, and does writing, editing and designing for a number of book and magazine publishers. She also leads fabric shopping tours to Hong Kong and other cities.Linda currently lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband Keith, a fabric store manager, and three dogs, Riley, Buckley and Frank, who love the idea that she works from home.
Whale of a Bib Card Party Going in Circles Make your Mark Buttoned-down Ornaments Crossing the Line Wrap it Up Little Black Bag Soft Pocket Lingerie Keeper Just Encase Fleece Blanket Perfect Pillow Tote It