By Susan Briscoe

ISBN-10: 0715335383

ISBN-13: 9780715335383

Those aren't your mother's purses; they're higher! long gone are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that was once equipped extra for garage than for variety. This interesting consultant offers quilters the opportunity to teach off their skills, upload a fabulously exact bag to their very own dresser or provide as a present, and examine new abilities too.

Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new choice of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers in all places. From beautiful night luggage to sensible portfolios and strong rucksacks, every one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your personal particular components comfortably, and prompting the query anywhere you pass: 'where did you get that bag?'


* thirteen units of unique designs to create 21 lovely bags
* instructions for making a number of baggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digital camera satchel
* possibilities to delve into new suggestions on a small scale sooner than taking over larger projects
* crucial suggestion approximately opting for cloth and securing cozy wearing straps

Meet the Author

Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the college collage of Wales sooner than relocating to Japan to educate English. right here she grew to become eager about eastern materials and their patchwork and quilting strategies. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework talents with a necessity for functional components in her task as a footpath officer. Susan now writes and designs for needlecraft magazines and teaches bag making and sashiko quilting. She has exhibited at united kingdom nationwide quilting indicates in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.

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I thought I would sound dumb for not knowing. Once I started, though, I realized that everyone was happy to explain until I understood. Gradually, I gained more and more confidence in asking questions. Now I don’t hesitate for a second. Unsurprisingly, I noticed this characteristic among all the veteran makers I’ve met: they have absolutely no shame about asking questions, however obvious the DIT (DO-IT-TOGETHER) | 23 answer might seem—whether it’s how something works, what a word means, or a request to repeat an instruction.

After a series of emails back and forth, we found a time and date that worked.

The project was a huge success in proving the complex interdependency of our world. ” Thwaites’ toaster insights were a big revelation for me. His project epitomized much of what I had learned over the past few months but had struggled to articulate. Through my own determination to try to do things myself, I actually found a deeper appreciation for how much we rely on one another. I realized that making anything, especially the complex tools and machines that we use daily, requires a dense web of collaboration.

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