Fill your home with small works of art that embody the simple life. Start with 16 useful handmade gifts in the popular Zakka design style, then add adorable motifs pulled from everyday life. 35 charming designs are printed on iron-on transfer paper-have fun sketching them with bits of fabric and free-motion stitching. Customize a variety of bags, a fabric basket, a makeup roll, coasters, and more. You can even use images pulled from a photograph, a rubberstamp, or a child's drawing.
Minki Kim loves to draw, sew, create and inspire others to do the same. Originally from Korea, Minki now lives in Southern California with her husband and three young daughters. MinkiKim.com Kristin Esser lives just down the street from Minki and is passionate about sewing and crafting for her home and family, which includes a husband and three children. KristinEsser.com
Introduction Basic Techniques Transferring a Design to Fabric Sewing Illustration Preparing the Fabric for Sewing Thread Sewing Machine Setup Thread-Only Designs Designs with Fabric Accents Putting It Together Hand Embroidery Design Tips from Minki 80/20 Rule Rule of Thirds Fabric Selection Embellishments Projects for the Table Coasters Tea Mat Dessert Mat Projects for the Crafter Pincushion/Ornament Needle Case Notions Basket Projects for Everyday Pencil Case Fabric Envelope Makeup Brush Case Bags for Every Occasion Long-handled Bag Drawstring Bag House Zipper Pouch Art for Your Home Words to Live By Hoop Art Vignette Family Picture About the Authors Resources