One-Yard Wonders

One-Yard Wonders

Look How Much You Can Make with Just One Yard of Fabric! [With Pattern(s)]

By Rebecca Yaker; Patricia Hoskins; John Gruen (Photographer)

Storey Publishing, Spiral, 9781603424493, 303pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

Description

Discover all that you can make with just one yard of fabric Rebecca Yaker and Patricia Hoskins offer 101 stylish projects that use a single yard of fabric to make clothes, accessories, baby items, and more. With simple step-by-step instructions that are accompanied by templates and pattern pieces, each project is designed to be completed in just a few hours. Get inspired and turn a yard of your favorite fabric into a quilted lunch bag, bright sundress, or a cuddly plush turtle.



About the Author
Rebecca Yaker began sewing at age five. After eight years of designing apparel for two of America s largest retailers, Rebecca started her own design business, creating one-of-a-kind baby and adult apparel and accessory items in her Minneapolis design studio. She knits by hand and machine, sews, crochets, weaves, dabbles in reupholstery, consults on design, and most recently is passionately learning to become a cordwainer (a leather shoe maker). She is the co-author of "One-Yard Wonders", "Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders", and" Little One-Yard Wonders". Learn more about her at www.rebeccayaker.com.

Patricia Hoskins is the co-owner of Crafty Planet, a retail fabric and needlework store and craft workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has designed several of the patterns used in Crafty Planet classes. She enjoys knitting, crocheting, spinning, sewing, quilting, embroidery, and cross-stitching and is a graduate of American University, the University of Oregon, and the University of Missouri-Columbia Library Science program. She is a co-author of both "One-Yard Wonders" and" Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders."

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Gruen is a lifestyle photographer. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and son.