By Joanne Sharpe
Paint, sew, Play!
In The paintings of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling writer and instructor Joanne Sharpe stocks her favourite, go-to tools for developing exuberant sew artwork. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your sewing in a brand new course with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll discover ways to enhance your paintings with stitching.
Follow step by step directions and images demonstrating a dozen inspiring ideas, together with university, stenciling, free-motion sewing, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle computer and hand embroidery, and extra! Then, remodel your customized cloth into playful pillows and luggage, artwork quilts, journals, and different enjoyable and funk-tional tasks. Joanne's whimsical art and a "sketchbook" of designs you could adapt on your personal paintings around out this colourful, inspirational advisor.
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Quilts together to make the bag. 3 cm) and press raw edges even. Place Interfacing 1⁄8" (3 mm) right side of trim piece to wrong side of Figur e 1 panel over top of handles, aligning the raw edges of the panel and the trim. 14 Fold Stitch across top of panel with a ¼" (6 mm) seam allowance, catching hanFold dles in stitch line (Figure 3). 15 Fold trim piece to right side of panel. Figur e 2 Press ﬂat and pin bottom folded edge to panel. Handles should extend from top of bag. 3 cm) at top and bottom of trim (Figure 4).
Batik fabric for the lining. 5 Place the lining and painted panel wrong ConStruct the BAg sides together with Soft and Stable sand- 11 wiched between. Quilt each piece using free-motion sewing (see page 42). 5 cm). 12 Position handle ends at top of quilted line each organic shape and detail with bag panel’s wrong (lining) side, each 2½" contrasting or matching threads. 5 cm) from center, raw edges even, loose with your movement as you quilt handle facing downward. Pin or baste your lines. You will sew these two mini to secure.
Topstitch down sides of your bag. 5 × 51 cm) pieces of (1 cm) seam. batik fabric for the lining. 5 Place the lining and painted panel wrong ConStruct the BAg sides together with Soft and Stable sand- 11 wiched between. Quilt each piece using free-motion sewing (see page 42). 5 cm). 12 Position handle ends at top of quilted line each organic shape and detail with bag panel’s wrong (lining) side, each 2½" contrasting or matching threads. 5 cm) from center, raw edges even, loose with your movement as you quilt handle facing downward.
The Art of Whimsical Stitching: Creative Stitch Techniques and Inspiring Projects by Joanne Sharpe