Sew Charming

40 Simple Sewing and Hand-Printing Projects for Home and Family

By Cath Derksema; Kirsten Junor
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780307586599, 168pp.)

Publication Date: October 5, 2010

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Create these simple, modern sewing projects using your own one-of-a-kind fabrics!
 
Transform what you sew. Personalize and customize your sewing projects in a whole new way by learning to design, print, and embellish your own fabrics. Sew Charming includes forty fresh, easy-to-sew projects with optional fabric-printing ideas. Inside you’ll find patterns for clothing, accessories, and decorations for every room in your house.
 
From the designers of the popular fabric line, Prints Charming, invite you to get creative and offer step-by-step instruction for basic screen-printing, sewing, and embroidery techniques. They provide everything you need to handcraft truly one-of-a-kind pieces—from cozy baby quilts to sophisticated table linen, chic wall art to playful sundresses. Whether you are eager to experiment with fabric printing or already have the perfect material in your stash, these simple yet creative projects are ideal for all levels of sewers looking for bold inspiration.
 
With beautifully photographed stitch and screen-printing guides, detailed instructions, and three pullout pattern sheets, it’s never been easier to create bright, modern items to enliven your home and the people that share it with you.




About the Author

CATH DERKSEMA and KIRSTEN JUNOR are owners of Prints Charming, a fabric design studio based in Australia. They hand-print and sell fabrics, run classes, and make soft furnishings, gifts, and clothing for their many customers. Their quilting fabrics are distributed worldwide by prestigious New York–based Marcus Fabrics. Their work can be seen at www.printscharming.com.au.

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