By Susan Briscoe
Those aren't your mother's purses; they're higher! long past are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that used to be equipped extra for garage than for kind. This intriguing advisor supplies quilters the opportunity to teach off their abilities, upload a fabulously precise bag to their very own dresser or provide as a present, and study new abilities too.
Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new selection of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers in every single place. From beautiful night baggage to sensible portfolios and powerful rucksacks, every one venture is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your personal detailed components comfortably, and prompting the query anywhere you move: 'where did you get that bag?'
* thirteen units of specified designs to create 21 wonderful bags
* instructions for making a number of baggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digital camera satchel
* possibilities to delve into new concepts on a small scale earlier than taking up higher projects
* crucial suggestion approximately determining cloth and securing cozy wearing straps
Meet the Author
Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the collage collage of Wales earlier than relocating to Japan to coach English. right here she turned eager about jap materials and their patchwork and quilting strategies. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework talents with a necessity for useful components in her task as a footpath officer. Susan now writes and designs for needlecraft magazines and teaches bag making and sashiko quilting. She has exhibited at united kingdom nationwide quilting exhibits in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.
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Slip a piece of scrap paper under each accordion ﬂap to protect the envelopes. Apply PVA to both ﬂaps, remove the scrap paper, place the cover on top, and press to adhere. Immediately remove the tape, open the covers, and ﬁrmly press the ﬂaps and covers together to strengthen the join. Allow the glue to dry. 3. 8 cm). Secure the covers together with repositionable low-tack tape to ensure the covers interlock properly. (If making a non-interlocking gatefold, position both 5. Apply PVA to the back of a remaining square of decorative paper and adhere it inside one front cover, covering the accordion ﬂap.
Turn the book over and join the back cover in the same manner. Trim the ribbon ends. Tail of spine Sew fourth and ﬁfth signatures in third column. TIP ◾ Shiny metal can take Ẩ Row #4 5. Stitch the upper two holes of each signature to the spine in the same manner, working across the spine in rows #21 and #26. Hinge the Book Together Column #1 Row #9 3. Cross over the screen, enter the third column, pick up the fourth signature, and enter both holes; cross the threads on the inside and exit. Pick up the ﬁfth signature, enter both holes, staying in the third column; cross the threads on the inside and exit (H).
Stitch down the lengthwise center of each closure by hand or machine. Fold each strip in half with the overlapping edges on the inside, and align the short ends. With the inside cover face up, pencil-mark the midpoints of the left and right fore edges. Position one closure on the right side just above the midpoint and the other on the left side just below the midpoint; secure with a little glue (D). Make sure the closures can accommodate a pen or pencil and they don't overlap when the book is closed.