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The Bag Making Bible (The Complete Guide to Sewing and Customizing Your Own Unique Bags) by Lisa Lam,Amy Butler
The Bag Making Bible (The Complete Guide to Sewing and Customizing Your Own Unique Bags) by Lisa Lam,Amy Butler
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The Bag Making Bible (The Complete Guide to Sewing and Customizing Your Own Unique Bags)

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The ultimate practical guide to sewing fabulous bags from expert Lisa Lam, whose technical knowledge, creative flair and enthusiasm have helped and inspired thousands while promoting the craft of bag-making worldwide. Whether you are getting started, improving your technique or want to design your own creations, this is the book you will grab for every bag you make! Detailed photographs illustrate every technique in this unique book, from choosing fabric to inserting fastenings. Expert tips, trade secrets and inspirational advice result in professional and beautiful results every time, allowing you to create a capsule wardrobe of eight exclusive bag designs which will amaze your friends" they will never believe you made it yourself! Lisa's helpful and friendly tone comes through in her instructions, and it really feels like you have an expert by your side holding you hand every step of the way. She starts with the basics of how to read and interpret patterns, how to prepare and cut fabrics, and how to select the right interfacings and interlinings for your bags, then moves on to more specific techniques in each chapter. The Structure and Reinforcement chapter covers how to sew darts, pleats, gussets, flat bottoms and gathers" showing you in detail how to sew these features. The Linings chapter reveals how to insert zip pockets into your linings, as well as different methods of inserting a bag lining. The Closures chapter explains how to insert a zip in three different scenarios, plus how to insert magnetic snap fastenings, twist lock fastenings, and how to use eyelets and rivets. The Handles and Straps chapter teaches you six different types of straps, from making simple straps to adjustable straps and even designer looking piped handles. The Pockets chapter contains a wealth of different pocket types, showing you how to sew a slip pocket to sewing roomy bellows pockets, elasticized pockets and darted corner pockets. Finally, the Edgings and Trimmings chapter reveals how to bind raw edges for a professional finish, including how to make bias binding, and also shows you how to sew piping and how to use ribbon, jewellery and embellishments on your bags. At the end of each chapter there is a bag project to make so you can put the techniques into practice straight away. These exciting and desirable designs are explained in full detail, with helpful photographs to guide you every step of the way. Starting with how to make a tote bag, the projects build in complexity. You will learn how to make a clutch bag, how to sew a messenger bag, how to make a hobo bag, how to make a travel holdall bag and more. An amazing sewing education coupled with beautiful bags that of course, you can customize.
Guides to making every kind of bag imaginable

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The Bag Making Bible (The Complete Guide to Sewing and Customizing Your Own Unique Bags)

SKU:
U46-68-BagMaking-6243
Location:
U8-8298
Cat No:
SNW367
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U46-68-BagMaking-6243
EAN:
9780715336243
Publisher:
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

About Author

Amy Butler is a creative designer from the United States, specializing in fabric designs and patterns.Butler's design business, Amy Butler Designs, was launched in 2000.Butler's work features motifs inspired by traditional Asian patterns, retro style and modern influences bright, saturated colours and an essentially bohemian style. Butler's designs have been credited with inspiring a new generation of sewing enthusiasts.

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