The Sewing Machine

01 June 2020 | By Natalie Fergie | Filed in: sewing.

It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory For her, nothing will be the same again n nDecades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her n nMore than 100 years after his grandmother s sewing machine was mad

Sewing Happiness: A Year of Simple Projects for Living Well

01 June 2020 | By Sanae Ishida | Filed in: sewing.

Twenty simple sewing projects are tied together with a thread of memoir that tells the story of how sewing brought Sanae Ishida profound happiness Each seasonal project, specially designed to promote health, creativity, relationships and , provides gentle inspiration to live your best life Whe

Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

01 June 2020 | By Clare Hunter | Filed in: sewing.

A history of sewing and embroidery, told through the stories of the men and women, over centuries and across continents, who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard, even in the most desperate of circumstances n nFrom the political storytelling of the Bayeux tapestry s anonymous e

The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay

01 June 2020 | By Svetlana Quindt | Filed in: sewing.

Bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands The Best Cosplay Tutorial Guide Ever Get ready to impress ordinary mortals with your superhuman costume making skills You can do it no matter what your experience level with this, the first full step by step technique book on cosplay with

The Pattern Artist

01 June 2020 | By Nancy Moser | Filed in: sewing.

English housemaid Annie Wood arrives in New York in 1911 On her own for the first time working as a Macy s sewing department clerk, Annie catches the eye of a salesman at the Butterick Pattern Company Through determination, hard work, and God s leading, Annie discovers a hidden gift she is a tale

The Quilts of Gee's Bend

01 June 2020 | By Susan Goldman Rubin | Filed in: sewing.

Since the early nineteenth century, the women of Gee s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts In the only photo essay book about the quilts of Gee s Bend for children, award winning author Susan Goldman Rubin explores the history and culture of this fascinating group of wome

Fat Quarters: Small Fabrics, More Than 50 Big Ideas

01 June 2020 | By Amanda Carestio | Filed in: sewing.

What s a fat quarter A lovely 18 x 22 inch bit of fabric that s often just languishing in a stitcher s stash But with this creative collection, those bits of material can be transformed into a variety of wonderful things Take one fat quarter and you can make a bowl cover or fabric flower Take tw