Synopses & Reviews
Don't be hemmed in by traditional patterns! The Sew What! series introduces you to a whole new sewing style -- free-form, improvisational, and self-expressive. With no prior experience, you can easily create simple, colorful wearables using not much more than a tape measure, some fabric, and a basic sewing machine.
In Sew What! Fleece, designers Carol Jessop and Chaila Sekora have created 30 fleecy projects with endless possibilities for personal variations. Plush hats, scarves, wraps, and jackets offer superior warmth when cold weather hits. Yoga pants, a robe, and adorable baby accessories, including booties, buntings, and blankets, are excellent projects for fleece so thin, it's hard to believe it's fleece. And what collection of fleece projects would be complete without a few dog accessories? Doggie Do Rags, a collar, and a jacket are quick to sew and guaranteed to please the most discriminating canine.
A creative approach, playful photographs, and super-simple instructions give you the confidence to try every project and experiment with personal touches and embellishments. Sewing is officially fun again!
"The cozy pieces include something for everyone, from the whimsical to the practical, and even a novice will find the instructions encouraging."
Discover how easy it is to sew your own cozy wearables from fleece. With a creative approach that exploits fleece s forgiving and versatile attributes, Carol Jessop and Chaila Sekora present easy-to-follow instructions for 30 simple and fun projects that include hats, scarves, robes, yoga pants, and even a dog jacket Encouraging novice sewers to get in on the action while offering endless variations for those with more experience, Sew What Fleece will add a new dimension of style and warmth to your crafting repertoire.
Give Fleece a Chance!
Feeling hemmed in by fragile fabrics and complicated patterns? Versatile, forgiving fleece allows you to skip right past difficult linings, traditional seam finishes, and tedious ironing. So choose a project, add a touch of personal flair, and SEW YOUR OWN STYLE!
About the Author
Carol Jessop designs clothing, books, and magazines, always trying to "make things pretty." She is an avid collector of other people's castoffs and junk, incorporating them into her eclectic homedecorating style. She lives in Vermont with her dog, Penelope, and is a part-time snowboard instructor.Chaila Sekora is a self-made fashion guru who loves clothes and is always up-to-date on the latest fashion. She lives in Vermont with her impressive collection of high heels.
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