By Margaret Hubert

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This is a finished reference ebook on all facets of crochet. This publication offers a reference for all equipment, together with Tunisian, filet, intermeshing, broomstick lace, bruges lace, and freeform crochet. comprises step by step directions for all of the easy stitches and swatches of 100s of sew styles with entire directions. additionally offers directions and styles for fifty tasks for clothes, add-ons, and décor goods.

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Stack the pieces in the following order: front piece right side up, smaller back piece (with buttonholes) right side down, larger back piece right side down, as pictured in figure E. The right sides should be facing one another and the edges should meet. Pin in place. Starting ½"/12 mm from the corner, sew the seams along all four sides, pivoting the needle ½"/12 mm from the edge as you turn each corner. Trim the excess fabric and clip the corners. STEP 7: FINISH AND SEW BUTTONS. QUICK TIP: If you are using a lighter-weight fabric, you might want to use a square of heavy-duty fusible interfacing behind your buttonholes to add stability.

Trim any excess fabric batting. 54 1, 2, 3 SEW fig. B fig. C How-to: Ladder Stitch STEP 4. MAKE POCKET. 5-cm-x-33-cm piece of fabric in half by the width and press at the fold. Insert the smaller batting piece, centered between the layers, and pin it in place. A ladder stitch allows you to sew a seam closed by hand with an almost invisible stitch. 1 Thread a needle and tie a knot at the end of your thread. From the back side of the fabric, insert the STEP 5. PUT IT TOGETHER. Press all of your pieces and change your thread to match your fabric color.

Cut out the five Craft Caddy templates from the pattern sheet included with this book. Cut the fabric and interfacing according to the following dimensions (when finished, you should have a total of 16 cut pieces including interfacing). Fuse the interfacing to the wrong side of the 8"-x-30"/20-cm-x-76-cm bottom piece. Stay stitch ¼"/6 mm along both long sides of this piece. Notch these sides up to the ¼"/6-mm stay stitching, which will help ease the fabric as you sew along the curves. Pin one side of the bottom piece to the front piece, right sides together, as shown in figure B.

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