Best of Stitch: Bags to Sew

Best of Stitch: Bags to Sew

by Tricia Waddell

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Express your unique style with 20 fun and fabulous bags to stitch!

Welcome to a selection of the best bags from the popular Stitch magazine, plus 5 brand-new projects, curated by its editors. The book features designs from Malka Dubrawsky, Ayumi Takahashi, Kevin Kosbab, Carol Zentgraf, and many more.

Techniques include patchwork, applique, pleating, creating dimension with fabric, and embroidery. Bags of a variety of shapes and sizes were selected, including coin purses, gadget bags, clutches, slouch bags, and messenger bags, so you are sure to find something to make for yourself or give to your friends and family.

Inside you will find all of the best bags from Stitch magazine in one place, plus 5 brand-new designs- there's something for everyone!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620333921
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/21/2013
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
File size: 37 MB
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About the Author

Tricia Waddell is the former editor-in-chief of Stitch Magazine, which she founded in 2008. A long time veteran of the crafting and publishing world she is currently a Sewing Editor at and attending the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Tricia WaddellPatchwork: Pieced Pleasure to Make the Most of Your StashOdekake Tote - Ayumi Takahashi (Fall 2009)Checkerboard Bag - Ayumi Takahashi (Summer 2011)Corduroy Patchwork Bag – Rebeka Lambert (Fall 2009)Patchwork Bermuda Bag – Blair Stocker (new)Half-Moon Rising Hobo Bag – Malka Dubrawsky (new)Embellishment and Appliqué: Decorative Delights to Personalize Your ProjectsEast Meets West Wallet – Lisa Cox (Summer 2011)Zippy Pouches – Heidi Boyd (Spring 2010)Little Stitches Coin Purses – Rachel Hauser (Spring 2012)Dahlia Purse – April Moffatt (Winter 2011)Dimensional Flower Handbag – Carol Zentgraf (Spring 2011)Pretty Petals Clutch – Rebeka Lambert (Spring 2010)Appliqué Linen Bag – Carol Zentgraf (new)Mix It Up! Unique Techniques and Materials to Expand Your SkillsCharming Checkbook Cover – Ayumi Takahashi (Gifts 2011)Pleats Please Bag – Ayumi Takahashi (Fall 2011)Gadget Messenger Bag – Kevin Kosbab (Fall 2011)Drop-Top Messenger Bag – Steffani K. Burton (Fall 2011)Weekend Travel Ensemble - Carol Zentgraf (Fall 2010)Faux Leather Slouch Bag – Brett Bara (new)Side-Slung Bag – Missy Shepler (new)SidebarsWool Sewing Tips (Fall 2009)Under it All: Guide to Interfacing (Spring 2010)Appliqué Basics (Spring 2011)Sewn by Hand (Summer 2011)Bag Construction Tips + Tricks (Fall 2011)Luxe Look-Alikes (Winter 2011)DIY Felting (Winter 20110Sewing BasicsResourcesIndex

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