Sew Many Notions - Wonderful Wool Appliques, Simple Stitcheries, and More

by Debbie Busby
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B1376
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The deep, rich colors of the primitive look meet cute sewing-themed motifs in this collection of fun-to-stitch projects for wool lovers. Decorate your sewing space with more than 18 designs, including pincushions, needle holders, mini-quilts, a table mat, and more. The chunky applique shapes and easy wool stitcheries by Debbie Busby of Wooden Spool Designs are perfect for on-the-go handwork and quick, relaxing projects to give as gifts.


Author:
by Debbie Busby
Size:
8.375" x 10.875"
Format Description:
full color, softcover
Pages:
80
Product Code:
B1376
ISBN:
9781604687927
Publication Date:
July 5th, 2017
Return Info:
This title accepted for returns only in resale condition
This book is divided into five sections and begins with an eight-page sections that covers embroidery, tools, applique and caring for wool fabric.

The patterns begin with a colored photo, a blurb about the item and the finished size. Tips are set off in boxes with a ruler and a heart for a header. Any templates needed are provided at full size.

Material and cutting lists are easy to understand as are the written instructions. There are even graphics to help you visualize what you are creating.

I’m not a fan of wool since I’m allergic to it but these projects are beautiful. From wall hangings to pincushions to storage bags to needle keepers to mug rugs, there is a project for whatever you are in the mood to make.

The end of the book has a page about the author which is always fun to see how she got started sewing.
The projects are gorgeous, the photography is gorgeous, you can't say enough great things about this book. If you love sweet little things to make then this book is for you.
Love this book! The projects in it are fast to make because the shapes are large, the embroidery is easy, and the pieces are manageable so we can take them along and work on our gifts as we travel, watch the children or grandchildren play sports, or wait our turn at the doctor's office.

I like books with pull out patterns and this one has them, as well as great information about how to prepare the wool, how to applique' it, and how to embroider those cute stitches Debbie used.

Debbie's designs are magical as they bring back memories of those early sewists in our lives. Her own training began by watching her great-aunt, her grandmother, and her mother sewing and culminated with the loving dedication of her home economics teacher, inspiring her to learn hand stitching.

If you are looking for fun wool applique' ideas for handmade gifts, this is THE book.
I have seen this designer's patterns over the years and they have always been very well written and easy to follow. Her pattern pieces, illustrations and directions are thorough. This is a great book for either a beginner or an experienced stitcher. Her projects are fun to do
Can't wait to see this new book! I've just picked up hand stitching after many years and really want to do some items using wool.
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Debbie Busby

Debbie is the owner of Wooden Spool Designs, and she has been designing with wool since 2002. She loves to teach others about wool and see them enjoy its simplicity and rewards. Debbie has traveled across the United States and into Australia to teach, meeting many kind and talented people who share her passion for hand stitching. When she is not stitching, designing, dyeing, or teaching for her business, Debbie enjoys gardening, visiting the beach, and spending time with her grandchildren.


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