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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 15 August 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219675
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 149x209 mm
  • Illustrations: 70
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: £6.99
  • Series: All-New Twenty to Make
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All-New Twenty to Make: Sewing with Scraps


by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier (Author)

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Book Description

How do you keep your piles of scrap fabric from growing out of control? Sew with them, of course!

In this inspirational book, best-selling author Debbie von Grabler-Crozier shows you how to stitch 20 stylish, fresh items from very small amounts of fabric. From tiny scraps that can be transformed into patchworked coasters, strips that can be made into scrap bunting and offcuts that can be used for pouches or pincushions, your treasured scraps can be given a new lease of life!

An invaluable crash-course on key techniques is included at the beginning of the book, and every project includes clear step-by-step instructions and a stunning photograph of the finished design to inspire. Furthermore, there are templates for particular projects provided at the back of the book, so you can sew your items with ease.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Your usual sewing needs 6
Techniques 7

Snappy Coin Purse 12, Earphone Pouch 14, Boho Wall Banner 17, Flying Geese Pillow 20, Geometric Ornament 22, Apple Appliqué Coasters 24, Modern Scrap Placemats 26, Bowl Covers 28, Plant Hanger Bag 30, Kitty Cat Bunting 33, Etui Needle Case 36, Folk Art Rooster 38, Seaglass Mat 40, Trick-or-Treat Bag 42, House Table Runner 45, Fabric Apples 48, Pineapple Mini Quilt 50, Can Cover 52, Pot Holder 54, Appliqué Case 56


About the Author

About Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Debbie von Grabler-Crozier has been involved in writing and the craft world for pretty much all of her life but in 1997 she made it into a profession. Now, besides regularly designing projects and writing columns for magazines and websites such as Love Patchwork & Quilting, Love Sewing, AllFreeSewing and FaveQuilts, she runs her popular blog where she shares her designs for sewing and quilts, as well as papercraft, scrapbooking, card making, beading, jewellery and mixed media projects. Her first sewing book with Search Press, The Bag Boutique, was a global success, and she has since written three more books with Search Press  Love to Sew: Lagom-style Accessories, Learn to Sew in 30 Minutes: Machine Sewing and Take Two Fat Quarters: Bags & Purses. Debbie lives in Lower Saxony, Germany.

For inspiration crafting and more visit her blog: thefolkartfactory.com

Visit Debbie's online pattern shop, TheFolkArtFactory, via etsy.com



Amazon Customer

If you're a scrapaholic like me and always on the lookout for scrappy projects, then you will love this book! There are 20 unique little projects that should cater for just about any taste alongside excellent tips on tools and techniques designed for quick and easy makes. Each project outlines what you need, what to cut, the templates and the how to make it in simple, easy to understand steps. The book also teaches a number of different applications including sewing, patchwork and applique (hand and machine) and includes instructions for a coin purse, earphone pouch, wall banners, bowl covers, plant hangers, place mats, bunting, pot holders, a Folk-Art Rooster and more. The book itself is a nice space-saving size 21.5 cm x 15.5 cm. As a result, bear in mind that some of the templates will have to be photocopied and enlarged. This wasn't a problem for me, especially given the scope of projects included in the book. It is certainly a book I would recommend, not just for yourself but for gifts and quick makes. With a keen price and 20 super little projects, you won't run out of inspiration with this one!

Machine Knitting Monthly

Stitch 20 stylish items from very small amounts of fabric. Transform tiny scraps into coaster, strips into bunting and offcuts into pincushions. Key techniques and templates are included and projects have step-by-step instructions and stunning photos.

Amazon Customer Review

I really do like this book, it has some fabulous ideas in it. The bunting and the hanging plant basket are definitely on my to do list. I think all of us who sew have a tonne of scraps to use and I think this little book of ideas will come in very handy.

Amazon Customer Review

Fantastic range of ideas for using up all those odd scraps that you never know what to do with. Book is nice size too.

Amazon Customer Review

Includes instructions on how to make several household items just using small pieces of fabric. Nice variety of items and well written instructions, I would probably make all of them in time. Would make a nice gift for a sewer.

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