21 Sensational Patchwork Bags by Susan Briscoe

By Susan Briscoe

Those aren't your mother's purses; they're greater! long past are the times of the elemental black or brown bag that was once equipped extra for garage than for kind. This interesting consultant supplies quilters the opportunity to teach off their abilities, upload a fabulously special bag to their very own cloth wardrobe or provide as a present, and examine new talents too.

Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe offers and impossible to resist new selection of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers all over. From beautiful night baggage to sensible portfolios and powerful rucksacks, every one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your individual certain components conveniently, and prompting the query anyplace you pass: 'where did you get that bag?'

Discover:

* thirteen units of designated designs to create 21 gorgeous bags
* instructions for making a number of luggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digicam satchel
* possibilities to delve into new options on a small scale sooner than taking over greater projects
* crucial suggestion approximately picking textile and securing cozy sporting straps

Meet the Author

Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the college university of Wales ahead of relocating to Japan to educate English. right here she grew to become thinking about eastern materials and their patchwork and quilting strategies. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework talents with a necessity for functional add-ons 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 exhibits in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.

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Ounce(s) pc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . popcorn(s) rem . . . . . . . . . . . . . remain/remains/remaining rep(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . repeat(s) rnd(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . round(s) RS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . right side sc . . . . . . . . . . . . single crochet (singular/plural) sc dec . . . . .

4 100 . . . . . . 31/2 u n i t e d S t At e S sl st (slip stitch) sc (single crochet) hdc (half double crochet) dc (double crochet) tr (treble crochet) dtr (double treble crochet) skip Front loop (front lp) Back loop (back lp) treble crochet (tr): Yo twice, insert hook in st, yo, pull through st, [yo, pull through 2 lps] 3 times . double treble crochet (dtr): Yo 3 times, insert hook in st, yo, pull through st, [yo, pull through 2 lps] 4 times . united KingdoM sc (single crochet) dc (double crochet) htr (half treble crochet) tr (treble crochet) dtr (double treble crochet) ttr (triple treble crochet) miss double crochet color change (dc color change) Drop first color, yo with new color, draw through last 2 lps of st .

INSTRUCTIONS SHAWL Row 1: Starting at center back of neckline, with ebony shine, ch 6, lg shell (see Special Stitches) in 6th ch from hook (first 5 chs count as first tr and ch-1), ch 1, tr in same ch as lg shell, turn. Fasten off. Row 2: Join silver with sc in first tr, [ch 5, 4-bptr dec (see Special Stitches), ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp] twice, ch 5, 4-bptr dec, tr in last tr, turn. (3 4-bptr dec, 2 sc) Ch 4 (see Pattern Notes), sm shell (see Special Stitches) in top of next 4-bptr dec, sc in next sc, lg shell in top of next 4-bptr dec, sc in next sc, sm shell in top of next 4-bptr dec, ch 1, tr in last tr, turn.

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