Crazy Patchwork: Using Water-Soluble Stabiliser

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Based on simple methods and using basic materials, these projects for making clothes and accessories from leftover pieces of fabric and craft materials, such as leather and raffia, and machine-stitching them to water-soluble fabric are suitable for crafters of all skill levels. With a wide variety of colors and styles suitable for casual and evening wear, the 20 projects include scarves, bags, tops, and belts while the deceptively simple techniques can be followed to update any article of clothing by adding ...

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Overview

Based on simple methods and using basic materials, these projects for making clothes and accessories from leftover pieces of fabric and craft materials, such as leather and raffia, and machine-stitching them to water-soluble fabric are suitable for crafters of all skill levels. With a wide variety of colors and styles suitable for casual and evening wear, the 20 projects include scarves, bags, tops, and belts while the deceptively simple techniques can be followed to update any article of clothing by adding new embellishments and flourishes. A comprehensive lesson on patchwork sewing, this guide includes ideas for creating individually designed pieces, step-by-step instructions, detailed information about materials and equipment used, and a tutorial of basic techniques.

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"This new book shows us how to create colourful, contemporary clothes and accessories by combining special-effect yarns, leftover pieces of wool and fabric."  —Machine Knitting Monthly

"Techniques are explained in detail and it is an easy method that is ideal for stitchers or all levels of expertise."  —Sewing World Magazine

Machine Knitting Monthly
This new book shows us how to create colourful, contemporary clothes and accessories by combining special-effect yarns, leftover pieces of wool and fabric.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844484324
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeannette Knake has been involved in creative arts and crafts for many years. She is the author of Crazy Felt and Crazy Wool.

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Table of Contents

Types of materials 6

Dyeing silk 7

Foundation course in Crazy Patchwork 8

Foundation course in Crazy Wool 10

Easy and effective: 'Crazy wool' top and scarf 12

Chic in silk: Sweater in pastel 14

Silk meets towelling: Casual bag 16

Matching green and blue: Sweater with 3/4 sleeves and bag 18

Set off by a scarf: Scarf 20

Red for power-dressing: Bag and belt 22

Pretty and colourful: 'Fantasy' silk sweater 24

Great for travelling: Sweater and bag 26

Look dazzling: Short-sleeved sweater and ribbon neckerchief 28

New from old: Skirt 30

Eye-catching - and not just for summer: Wrap 32

The perfect complement: Bag and belt 34

Outdoor sweater and scarf: Sweater and scarf 36

Colours of summer: Colourful fleecy sweater 38

Evening colours: Skirt, stole and sequin top 40

Templates 42

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