By Susan Briscoe
Those aren't your mother's purses; they're higher! long gone are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that was once outfitted extra for garage than for sort. This interesting consultant supplies quilters the opportunity to teach off their skills, upload a fabulously precise bag to their very own cloth cabinet or supply as a present, and research new talents too.
Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe offers and impossible to resist new selection of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers all over. From beautiful night baggage to useful portfolios and powerful rucksacks, each one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your personal distinctive add-ons conveniently, and prompting the query at any place you move: 'where did you get that bag?'
* thirteen units of specified designs to create 21 lovely bags
* instructions for making a number of baggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digital camera satchel
* possibilities to delve into new options on a small scale ahead of taking over higher projects
* crucial recommendation approximately deciding upon cloth and securing cozy sporting straps
Meet the Author
Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the college university of Wales sooner than relocating to Japan to educate English. right here she turned desirous about jap materials and their patchwork and quilting suggestions. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework abilities with a necessity for useful components in her task as a footpath officer. Susan now writes and designs for needlecraft magazines and teaches bag making and sashiko quilting. She has exhibited at united kingdom nationwide quilting indicates in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.
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Extra resources for 21 Sensational Patchwork Bags
By making the lines of pebbles random, you will add tons of interest to your quilt. 3. Trace up the edge of the quilting area about 1/4˝ and quilt a wavy line to the outer edge of the quilt, ending about 1/2˝ above the first wavy line. Because they radiate from the center, the wavy lines will be closer in the center of the quilt and farther apart on the outer edge. The registration lines you drew will help you keep them even. 4. Continue quilting wavy lines until you have gone all the way around the quilt.
Starting at a corner, quilt a gently wavy line to the top. 2. Trace along the top of the quilting area about 1/4˝ and then quilt a wavy line down to the bottom. Do not worry about keeping the lines the same. 3. Trace along the bottom of the quilting area 1/4˝ and then quilt another wavy line up to the top. 4. Continue until you reach the end of the quilting area. Lines & Vines 49 Sunrays Wavy lines radiating from the center of the quilt are a modern take on traditional straight-line quilting—without the marking and difficulty of quilting perfectly straight lines.
Quilt a U-turn right before you touch the edge, and head back to the first side. 2. Before you reach the left edge, quilt another U-turn, and head back to the opposite edge. Note: This design looks best when the U-turns don’t touch the edges. Try to keep them about 1/8˝ away from the edges. 3. Continue to the end of the quilting area. 56 FREE-MOTION QUILTING with Angela Walters 4. If you want to wrap the 7. Quilt a third loop that design around a corner, stop when the line is near the inner point of the corner.
21 Sensational Patchwork Bags by Susan Briscoe