Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Projects Using Cottons, Knits, Voiles, Corduroy, Fleece, Flannel, Home Dec, Oilcloth, Wool, and Beyond.
The best-selling authors ofOne-Yard Wondersare back with another all-new amazing collection of 101 sewing projects. Responding to the increasingly diverse range of fabric weights and types now available,Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wondersis organized by fabric type. From home dec to knits, wool to flannels, corduroy to cottons, these patterns show how to make the most of each fabric’s unique characteristics.
Sewers will love the affordability and ease of these patterns, each requiring just one yard of fabric. There’s something for every skill level and interest. Waterproof coated cotton fabrics are perfect for a gym bag or set of bicycle panniers, wool makes a warm cap for the outdoor enthusiast, knit jersey whips up quickly into a ruffle scarf or sassy dress, corduroy makes a sturdy farmers’ market tote, lightweight cotton voile is perfect for a little girl’s smocked sundress, and cozy pink fleece makes an irresistible mother pig and piglets stuffed toy set. The perfect blend of fabric and function is evident throughout this wide-ranging collection.
Every project is shown in a full-color photograph, accompanied by detailed step-by-step instructions and illustrations and a complete cutting layout. All required pattern pieces are included in a secure envelope inside the book. As with the originalOne-Yard Wonders, the contributors to this volume include popular sewing bloggers and designers from all over North America. This blockbuster collection of projects is sure to be enthusiastically embraced by the ever-growing number of fans of one-yard sewing.
Rebecca Yaker began sewing at age five.After eight years of designing apparel for two of America’s largest retailers, she started her own design business, creating one-of-a-kind baby bedding and apparel in her Minneapolis design studio.She is a hand- and machine-knitter, and she crochets, weaves, does fabric printing, and consults on design.She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Moscow State Linguistics University, doing work in Russian Languages and Literature.
Trish Hoskins is the co-founder of Crafty Planet, a retail fabric and needlework store and craft workshopin Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has designed several of the patterns used in Crafty Planet classes. She enjoys knitting, crocheting, spinning, sewing, quilting, embroidery, and cross-stitching. She is a graduate of American University and the University of Oregon, concentrating in Russian Studies.