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By Susan Briscoe

Those aren't your mother's purses; they're larger! long gone are the times of the elemental black or brown bag that was once equipped extra for garage than for type. This interesting advisor provides quilters the opportunity to teach off their abilities, upload a fabulously precise bag to their very own dresser or provide as a present, and examine new talents too.

Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new number of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers in every single place. From beautiful night luggage to functional portfolios and strong rucksacks, every one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your individual specific components conveniently, and prompting the query anyplace you cross: 'where did you get that bag?'


* thirteen units of specific designs to create 21 attractive bags
* instructions for making a number of luggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digital camera satchel
* possibilities to delve into new suggestions on a small scale prior to taking over higher projects
* crucial recommendation approximately deciding on cloth and securing cozy sporting straps

Meet the Author

Susan Briscoe studied visible paintings and Drama on the collage collage of Wales prior to relocating to Japan to coach English. right here she grew to become fascinated about jap materials and their patchwork and quilting innovations. 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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Use a craft knife and straightedge to cut along the solid lines that appear in the interior of each tower. step 2: cut-score Instead of scoring, use a straightedge and craft knife to carefully cut-score along all of the dotted and dashed lines, breaking through the paper’s surface but not cutting all the way through it. This form of scoring is precise and makes the folding easier. step 3: fold This takes a bit of practice with the tiny cuts and folds, but most papers are forgiving. Start popping the parts of the building out from the side that the markings are on (these will remain on the back of your tower, thus being hidden).

You can locate these items in craft stores, jewelry shops, hobby shops, and online. Or, if you work with metal or know a jeweler, you can have something custom made with finer materials. Paper Engineer: Helen Hiebert Pop-up Mechanism/style: origamic architecture Paper: Unbuffered bond paper (available from Talas). Note: This paper was used to enhance the marbling process. indd 40 TEXT 1/28/14 12:46 PM 1/6/14 9:23 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups C70340_#175 #175 DTP: 216 Page: 40 s 0 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 41 Tower of Babel Paper engineer Elod Beregszaszi is a master of origamic architecture, a form of pop-ups that involves cutting, scoring, and folding a single sheet of paper, often without removing any parts, to create three-dimensional forms.

This allows the content of the book to be twice as long and the pop-ups twice as many! When you finish reading one side of the book, you can turn the book over and keep reading. InstructI ons See “Folding an Accordion,” page 44. Fold the paper in half lengthwise. Unfold it and fold it in half widthwise. Then fold an eight-section accordion using a scoring tool to reinforce each fold. Reverse all of the accordion folds (unfold and refold them in the other direction; use a scoring tool to reinforce the folds).

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