An adorable collection of 18 simple handmade projects combining sewing, patchwork, applique and embroidery all designed to use up scrap fabrics. Retro Mama Scrap Happy Sewing has a tempting range of quick-and-easy sewing patterns that will mean even beginners will be sewing gifts and toys in next to no time, with the minimum of outlay or experience. Kim Kruzich, aka Retro Mama, shares her wonderful designs including owls, dolls, fruits, bags, bears, cushions, houses and more in this super-accessible sewing book featuring visual step-by-step instructions, full-size patterns, and gorgeous full-colour photography.
Kim Kruzich is a sewing pattern designer and blogger under the moniker Retro Mama. She has published 15 patterns, as well as several other free patterns on her blog and as a guest blogger. She has provided finished samples of her patterns for Blend Fabrics at several Quilt Markets, and her shop and/or patterns have appeared in magazines including Make It Yourself, Mollie Makes and Crafts Beautiful. She contributed to the book Zakka Style, published by Stash Books. This is her first solo book. She lives in Indiana, USA. http://retro-mama.blogspot.co.uk/
Introduction Equipment and Materials Home Sweet Home Keep Tidy Shoe Mat Fox Clothespin Bag Easy as Pie Apple Potholder Cozy Four-Square Pillow Scrappy Zigzag Quilt Simply Sorted Simply Strippy Sewing Kit On a Roll Crochet Hook Holder Scrap Patch Pincushion Craft on the Go Tote Bag Child's Play Pajama Bear Softies Owl See You Around Bookends Oh Sew Cute Baby Bibs Sweet Sailor Dress Doll Simple Cloud and Raindrop Hoops Travel Light Roll With It Jewelry Wallet Bright as a Button Make-Up Pouch Down to Business Card Holder Take It Easy Cross-Body Bag Techniques Templates Resources About the Author Acknowledgments Index