Bend-The-Rules Sewing

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Bend-The-Rules Sewing

The Essential Guide to a Whole New Way to Sew

By Amy Karol

Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780307347213, 143pp.

Publication Date: June 19, 2007

Description
Author Amy Karol, whose Angry Chicken is one of the best-loved craft blogs on the Web, brings stitchers everywhere a down-to-earth introduction to sewing, including thirty projects so adorable and cool they'll inspire anyone to pick up a needle and thread.
Written with Amy's characteristic warmth and flair, you'll find information on basic equipment and supplies, advice on choosing and using fabrics, and a fantastic section on techniques. In addition, Amy walks readers through easy, inspiring patterns designed for the fashion-savvy crafter. Playful, modern projects, which include pillows, aprons, and purses, help novices master sewing skills while providing immediate sewing gratification--and confidence. Best of all, Amy explains what's easy, what's hard, and when not to sweat the small stuff.
With its best-friend tone, solid reference section, and supercute projects, this is the introduction to sewing that you won't want to be without.


About the Author
Amy Karol is a trained interior designer, artist, seamstress, and self-professed fabric junkie. Find her popular craft blog, Angry Chicken, on her website at www.amykarol.com.