Sew What! Bags: 18 Pattern-Free Projects You Can Customize by Lexie Barnes

By Lexie Barnes

Because the plastic bag is more and more banished from shops, the material bag is stepping as much as store the day. even if toting groceries, books, child provides, gardening instruments, or a pockets and a few digital contraptions, eco-conscious crafters will discover a bag layout to slot their wishes in stitch What! luggage. the focal point is on easy, pattern-free stitching that calls for no earlier adventure — simply a creative spirit, a few enjoyable textile, and a easy stitching machine.

Author Lexie Barnes is a nationally identified model within the bag international, famous for modern designs that mix functional aspect with stellar performance. Her new angle to bag layout — beginning with the necessity after which customizing the bag to slot it completely — is inspiring and releasing. She encourages crafters to jumpstart their creativity with "warm-up projects" that would hold only a unmarried item, from a couple of eyeglasses to a pack of tissues.

The 18 middle tasks in stitch What! baggage express tips on how to use daring, modern materials to make totes, drawstring sacks, messenger luggage, organizers, satchels, and handbags in quite a lot of styles and sizes. each undertaking is proven in a full-color picture observed by way of step by step, illustrated directions. Many extra diversifications in measurement, cloth combos, and styling gains also are pictured to teach quite a few of the handfuls of percentages for customizing each one project.

Crafters of all degrees are bound to be over excited via Lexie Barnes's encouraged method of growing the bag of your desires.

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3. Cut out the pattern pieces. 4. Glue pieces onto the frame as you wish. Let dry. 5. Decorate the frame with crayons or markers as you wish. 6. Tape a drawing or photograph of yourself to the back of the frame. Make sure it is facing the right way. 7. Have an adult help you hang the framed picture where you wish. PATTERNS The percentages included on the patterns tell you how much to enlarge or shrink the image using a copier or printer. Most copiers and printers have an adjustable size/percentage feature to change the size of an image when you print it.

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