An irresistible, eye-catching package of tips and tricks for seasoned sewers and novices, too, Pocket Posh Sewing Tips offers a gorgeous, on-the-go reference guide. Perfect for all levels, this accessible reference offers concise instructions for basic and advanced sewing techniques, guidance on choosing tools and fabrics, fabric decoration ideas, tips for achieving a perfect finish, plus the usual plethora of helpful hints, expert advice, and insider secrets for flawless sewing.
Written by crafting expert Jayne Davis, Pocket Posh Tips for Knitters goes beyond knit 1, purl 2 to offer helpful tips and tricks on selecting yarn, refining patterns, and completing projects.
Do you believe rules were meant to be broken? If so, this improvisational quilt-as-you-go technique is for you. Instead of dealing with precise paper patterns and cutting measurements, you'll learn how to piece fabric onto small, manageable batting blocks. Let your creative juices flow as you quilt directly on the blocks (not the entire quilt!), whether in large abstract zigzags or small structured stitches. After the blocks have been joined, all you need to do is add backing fabric and binding, and—voilà—it's finished!