Thursday, December 11, 2008

#3 of 8 reasons why you should give the gift of sewing this holiday season!

Amy Butler's In Stitches: More than 25 Simple and Stylish sewing projects. (Available at WhizBang Fabrics for $24.95)

Celebrated designer Amy Butler brings fresh, modern style to the timeless craft of sewing. In this lavishly illustrated collection of patterns, she presents charming projects ranging from a cozy duvet cover to a smart apron.
Beautiful photographs inspire, while illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions (minus the confusing sewing lingo) make it a cinch for sewers of all skill levels - even beginners - to achieve beautiful results. 10 pattern sheets are tucked in the folder at front and the lay-flat binding makes for easy use while sewing. Amy shares tips on finding and treating new or vintage fabrics, and she's included a comprehensive technique section, glossary, and resource guide. Whether it's chic placemats for the dining room, pretty hand towels for the bath, or a luxurios sleeping mask for the bedroom, Amy Butler's "In Stitches" has patterns for every room and every mood.

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