By Amy Adams

• 22 small embroidered tasks with uncomplicated step by step instructions―ideal for newbie and intermediate sewists
• research 26 easy embroidery stitches and the way to move embroidery styles to fabric
• enormous embroidery designs with directions for colour and sew placement

Today's coolest crafters use attractive COSMO embroidery thread to carry a clean viewpoint to the centuries-old means of embroidery during this fascinating assortment. that includes 22 initiatives with a latest aptitude, you can find embroidery styles for an iPad sleeve, e-reader holder, pillow, tote, child bib, softies, and a lot more. every one undertaking is absolutely defined with basic directions, worthwhile tricks, colour images, and lots of inventive inspiration.

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Sew Seam 6 in feather sew utilizing medium red floss and colonial knot utilizing medium blue floss. sew Seam 7 in lazy daisy sew utilizing medium eco-friendly floss and immediately sew utilizing darkish crimson floss at the Strip 7 aspect (Figure 2). Figure 3: Backstitch and colonial knot blend sew Seam eight in cross-stitch utilizing mild cream floss at the Strip eight facet. sew Seam nine in backstitch utilizing darkish eco-friendly floss and colonial knot utilizing darkish red floss to create the plants (Figure 3). sew Seam 10 in herringbone sew utilizing medium crimson floss. basic Sampler pill Case 27 3. stick with the manufacturer’s directions to fuse five. cover as wanted. the 12˝ × 15˝ fusible batting piece to the inaccurate 6. To make the again, repeat Steps 3–5 with the facet of the embroidery, or baste the incorrect part of the embroidery to the 12˝ × 15˝ standard batting piece round the outdoors. non-compulsory: Following the manufacturer’s directions, fuse a 12˝ × 15˝ interfacing piece to the incorrect facet of the 12˝ × 15˝ lining piece. ultimate 12˝ × 15˝ again cloth, batting, not obligatory interfacing, and lining items. 7. Trim the quilted entrance regardless of the embroidered entrance textile, and trim the quilted again to check (11˝ × 131/2˝). four. Pin the embroidery/batting and lining layers mistaken aspects jointly. facets AND CLASP 1. To make the side/bottom piece, repeat physique back and front, Step 3, with the 21/2˝ × WOF strips of material, batting, not obligatory interfacing, and lining. Trim this piece to degree 13/4˝ × 36˝. 2. To make the clasp, hint and minimize out a paper template utilizing the clasp template trend (page 137). hint the monogram (page 31) onto a 2˝ × 5˝ textile piece as indicated at the template development and embroider the preliminary with backstitch (Figure 4). three. Lay the 2˝ × 5˝ clasp textile items correct aspects jointly. Pin the paper template to the items, lining up the instantly edges on the most sensible (Figure 5). 28 sew Zakka Figure 4 Figure 5 4. stitch round the template, simply outdoors Scant ¼˝ seam allowance the paper, leaving the pinnacle instantly facet open (Figure 6). five. Trim the seam allowance to a scant 1/4˝ (Figure 7). 6. flip the clasp correct facet out and press. 7. utilizing the paper clasp template, minimize out the form from the 2˝ × 5˝ batting piece. Insert the batting into the cloth clasp (tweezers are helpful). Press back. eight. Embroider a operating sew 1/8˝ round the Figure 6 Figure 7 outdoor fringe of the clasp within the similar colour because the monogram (Figure 8). nine. Following the manufacturer’s directions, connect the male aspect of the magnetic snap onto the incorrect aspect of the clasp (Figure 9). Use the mark at the clasp template development as a advisor for positioning the snap. 10. To make the interior binding, stitch the 4 bias-cut strips jointly. Press in part lengthwise, unsuitable aspects jointly. Fold the outer edges in to the guts crease and press back. Figure 8 Figure 9 Simple Sampler capsule Case 29 ASSEMBLY 1. to connect front to the side/bottom piece, mark the heart of the ground fringe of the quilted entrance with a pin. Mark the guts of the side/bottom piece with a pin.

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