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Simple Sewing: 30 Fast and Easy Projects for Beginners

Simple Sewing: 30 Fast and Easy Projects for Beginners

by Katie Lewis




Unleash your creativity and become the successful do-it-yourself sewer you've always wanted to be! Using the tips, techniques, and 30 assorted sewing projects in this book, you'll be able to create custom household items and gifts in no time. Whip up accessories, decorations, baby items, and more, including

- Simple bows and bowties
- A travel pillow and case
- Reversible baby bibs
- A chalk mat and eraser
- Christmas stockings

Add a tasteful handmade touch to your home with these timeless projects, all while building your basic sewing skills! With crisp photography and easy-to-follow tutorials, Simple Sewing is sure to be a staple on your bookshelf for years to come.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462112883
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 10.40(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

A Note from the Author vii

Before You Begin ix

Sewing Supplies 1

Fabric 5

Stitches 7

Terms & Techniques 8


Chapter 1 Accessories 15

Simple Bow 17

Basic Tote Bag 25

Sunglasses Case 31

Knot Headband 35

Scripture Bag 39

Chapter 2 Home 45

Reversible Place Mats 47

Fabric Basket 51

Microwave Heat Pack 55

Pillow Pincushion 59

Travel Pillow & Pillowcase 63

Chapter 3 Celebrations 69

Scrap Flag Garland 71

Tooth Fairy Pillow 75

Pom-Pom Garland 79

Stocking 83

Felt Nativity Puppets 89

Chapter 4 Baby 95

Reversible Bib 97

Burp Cloths 101

Swaddling Blanket 105

Sleep Mask 109

Door Bumper 113

Chapter 5 School Days 117

Lunch Sack 119

Lunch Napkin 125

Pencil Pouch 129

Journal Cover 135

Pocket Hand Warmers 139

Chapter 6 Toys 143

Soft Play Camera 145

Chalk Mat & Eraser 151

Memory Game 157

Bean Bags 161

Baby Doll Pillow & Blanket 165

Patterns 169

About the Author 182

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