No-Sew Love

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No-Sew Love

50 Fun Projects to Make Without a Needle and Thread

By Ashley Johnston

Running Press Book Publishers, Paperback, 9780762451067, 249pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2014


Although Ashley Johnston is comfortable with a needle and threadand really enjoys making handmade items for her children and homeshe could certainly understand that sewing machines can strike fear and dread into the hearts of many crafters. The complicated machinery with the fussy parts as well as confusing pattern directions send many people running from any craft that requires sewing. "No-Sew Love" is filled with ideas for the non-sewing crafter or for the more casual sewist who would rather not haul out the sewing machine for a quick project. Materials all easily found at craft and fabric storeshem tape, fusible webbing, a variety of glues, and of course, fabricare all you need to whip up the 50 no-sew wonders in the book. There are throw pillows, grommet curtain panels, cute kids' clothing, holiday decorations, and even accessories for you Projects are photographed at each step for crystal-clear directions, and sure-to-please results.

About the Author
Ashley Johnston is a sewist, mother, wife, blogger and owner of the popular crafting and DIY blog, "Make It and Love It" ( She lives in Colorado with her husband and 4 children.