Austentatious Crochet: 36 Contemporary Designs from the by Melissa Horozewski

By Melissa Horozewski

The undying allure of Jane Austen is evidenced not just by means of perpetual curiosity in her vintage novels but additionally via numerous ebook golf equipment, videos, performs, books, and varied items which have a good time her paintings. Austentatious Crochet offers Austen enthusiasts with a different chance to step into the headband, skirt, or chemise of Elizabeth Bennett, Emma Woodhouse, and a number of different favourite Austen characters.

The e-book beneficial properties thirty-two unique crochet tasks encouraged via Austen novels yet fabulously mentioned so far and wearable this day. The designs concentrate on women’s put on, akin to attire, sweaters, cardigans, and capelets, but in addition surround components resembling purses, scarfs, and pillowcases and garments for children.

Introductions to every undertaking comprise favourite bits of debate from the unique novels. absolutely illustrated with evocative pictures, Regency-style illustrations, and step by step schematics, Austentatious Crochet is bound to thrill the committed Austen lover in addition to craft lovers.

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Make the desired amount of rectangles. l Nymo thread, beading needle l Silk ribbons, embroidery threads l Two 8'' x 6'' fleece and one 8'' x 10'' mat 2. Sew the rectangles together with 1⁄4'' seams. Press open the seams. 3. Add borders if desired. You may want to make your quilt appear as an over-all crazy quilt piece. If so, refer to pages 20 and 26 for more information about the Overlapping technique for hiding seam lines. 1. Cut the fabric with the photo transfer into a five-sided center piece.

Manipulate the knot with your fingers to flatten it (3). On most garments, loops and balls are sewn into a seam, but on some projects, this is impossible. When this is the case, tuck the loose ends of the cording under and tack the knot in place, using strong thread that is the same color as the cording. 35 Tasse ls 1 2 3 Butto ns Buttons are a quick, easy source of color, shape and texture. They can be ceramic, shell, mother-of-pearl, bone, leather, metal or plastic, or covered with complementary fabric.

Now insert the ribbon hinge. (Leave a 1⁄8'' space so it will lie flat when closed. ) 12. Lay a bead of glue along the joined edges and cover with fancy braid. Tuck the raw edges in-between the two halves. Crazy Quilt Painting Photo by Judith Baker Montano Crazy quilt paintings mix old with new, almost like painting with fabric to create a mood or a scene. With just the change of color or texture, each painting takes on a new and different look. This crazy quilt painting is done with pattern pieces laid down string-quilting style, then embellished with Victorian stitches and beads.

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