Precut Patchwork Party

Precut Patchwork Party by Elaine Schmidt

Projects to Sew and Craft with Fabric Strips, Squares, and Fat Quarters

Format: Trade Paperback , 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781589237292
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Precut Patchwork Party is full of soft craft and simple sewing projects that will appeal to both beginners and experienced crafters. While incorporating precut fabric patches and strips of all sizes, this extensive book includes instructions for using fabric die-cutting machines to cut patches of any dimension and shape. The fresh and colorful projects show many creative ways to use precuts beyond traditional quilt-making, ranging from home décor items to wearables, accessories, and gifts.

Elaine Schmidt is a designer, consultant, educator and spokesperson in the sewing, quilting, craft and hobby industries. As the owner of Elaine Schmidt Designs, she has developed award-winning products for many manufacturers. Her original designs are featured at trade and consumer shows and in books, magazines, project sheets, and TV segments. She lives in Califon, N.J. Find out more about her on her website:
Format: Trade Paperback , 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781589237292
Illustrations: 200 color photos
Size: 8 in x 9 in / 203 mm x 229 mm
The Basics
What Are Precut Fabrics?
Supplies and Tools
Working with Precut Fabrics
Making Your Own-Precuts
General Techniques
Home Décor Projects
Reversible Table Runner
Mix and Match Placemats, Napkins, and Napkin Rings
Patchwork Table Topper
Director's Chair Cover
Modern Patchwork Pillow and Lampshade
Window Valance and Pillows
Modular Headboard and Accent Pillows
Wearables and Accessories
Pretty Pleated Purse
Reversible Tote and Clutch Bag
Hobo Bag
Easy, Breezy Little Girl's Dress
Roll and Ruffle Skirt
Pull-on Patchwork Skirt
Gifts for You or Someone Special
Snuggle Blanket and Soft Blocks
I Love Sleepovers Duffle Bag and Pillowcase
Bargello Yoga Mat Bag
Tisket Tasket Fabric Basket
Tea Cozy, Kettle Trivet, and Tea Towel
Mommy and Me Aprons, Pot Holder, and Oven Mitt
About the Author

"Based on her combination of inventiveness and expertise, we knew this new book would be a must-have as well. The comprehensive getting started section is fantastic just on its own. We especially loved all the techniques; Elaine's process always shows us an easy way to get a great result." - Liz Johnson, sew4home blog
"Top design agent Lilla Rogers has recently released a new guide book sharing her knowledge of the surface design and illustration industry. 'I Just Like to Make Things' gives advice on how to be successful in your artistic career. The book features straightforward tips, inspirational interviews, case studies and creativity tests to see what areas would suit you best. Lilla works with fabulous artists and top clients and so is perfectly placed to give us inside information we simply couldnt find elsewhere." - Bowie Style