Love to Sew: Zakka-Style Gifts

In japanese, the word Zakka refers to practical and self-stitched designs which are typically made from patterned fabrics. Choose from a range of projects including potholders, pencil-cases, book covers, pincushions, purses and aprons, placemats and bags. Discover 22 trendy Zakka gift ideas that will make everyday life a little more colourful.

Search press books-Love To Sew Zakka-Style Gifts. Illustrated step-by-step instructions and diagrams will guide you through the basics of sewing as well as techniques for quilting and patchworking.

Zakka Style: 24 Projects Stitched with Ease to Give, Use & Enjoy Design Collective

Rashida coleman-hale has gathered talented designers from around the world to bring you 24 delightful Zakka projects. Create a one-of-a-kind picture frame, a chic tote, a stylish bread bag, a whimsical bookmark, and so much more. Zakka, a japanese term meaning “many things, ” is all about all the little things that improve your home and appearance.

You’ll love these bright, imaginative designs—make them for yourself and everyone you know! C&t publishing.

Zakka Handmades: 24 Projects Sewn from Natural Fabrics to Help Organize, Adorn, and Simplify Your Life

Cpi-37506. In japanese, ” referring to items for domestic use—tableware, zakka means “household goods, containers of various kinds, kitchenware, even simple clothing. What all the items have in common is a simple, handmade aesthetic; a subtle, fresh, clever wit; and absolute usefulness and practicality.

. C&t publishing. Learn how to sew simple, small toys and baby items, clever things that organize your home and help with daily tasks with Zakka Handmades! These incredibly useful projects include pouches and bags, and handy kitchen accessories. Some of the author’s sewn items also incorporate simple crochet.


Zakka Sewing: 25 Japanese Projects for the Household Stc Craft

Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and how-to illustrations. Therese laskey and chika mori were enchanted by the many clever pieces they saw online but disappointed that directions and patterns were solely in Japanese. They knew they had to put together an authentic zakka book for English-speaking crafters.

To do so, the authors enlisted the help of some of the best zakka makers in Japan to create 25 projects ranging from utterly simple an appliquéd pot holder, flower-shaped coasters to ambitious a house-shaped camera cozy, an adorable pair of comfy padded slippers. Cpi-37506. And none are more charming than the graceful, functional, sewn objects called zakka.

In japanese, ” referring specifically to hand-sewn items for domestic use―tableware, containers of various kinds, zakka means “household goods, kitchenware, even simple clothing. The phrase “made in japan” once conjured images of assembly-line production, but now it connotes well-made products that are unique and ingeniously designed―sometimes elegant, sometimes cute, always charming.

. The lovely photos of finished pieces were taken by New York–based Japanese photographer Yoko Inoue. C&t publishing. Used book in Good Condition.

Zakka from the Heart: Sew 16 Charming Projects to Warm Any Home

With a number of techniques, from quilting and wool appliqué to embroidery, there's something for every sewist! Advance your skills by installing a variety of zipper styles, bag handles, and hardware. C&t publishing. Add peace to your busy life with a cozy afternoon of zakka sewing. From purses to pouches, satisfy any style with customizable projects, quilting, these useful handmade gifts are ideal for gifting―and perfect for keeping! Stitch and piece a pile of pillows, hand stitching, and useful gifts for everyone―including you, adding zippers, sewing baskets, Practice wool appliqué, and more.

. Stitching in her signature style, Minki Kim is back with sixteen whimsical crafts for your must-sew list. Cpi-37506. Used book in Good Condition.

Handmade Bags In Natural Fabrics: Over 60 Easy-To-Make Purses, Totes and More

Handmade bags in natural fabrics offers patterns for twenty-five basic bag styles along with sixty variations and the know-how to customize each bag to suit any style—from sweet-and innocent to minimalist to counter-culture. With takahashi's expert guidance, beginning sewers with little or no previous experience can learn to make these understated and elegant handbags.

Cotton and linen bags are always useful, and they lend a carefree, laid-back touch to any warm-weather outfit. In addition to bag sewing patterns, provides easy instructions and bag sewing diagrams, straps, a fashion and textile designer, applique and more Emiko Takahashi, as well as a sheet of full-sized pattern pieces for each handmade bag project—plus easy lessons on the basics of hand-stitching drawstring casings, edges and straps Simple flourishes such as embroidery, including French knot stitch and daisy stitch Lining and drawstring casing Corners, basic sewing lessons teach the fundamentals of bag sewing:Hand-stitching, edges, corners, and simple flourishes.

Tuttle. Each bag can be machine-sewn, but they are designed to be made in natural fabrics that are lightweight enough to be easily sewn by hand. There is no better project for the eco-conscious crafter than a simple cloth bag. Cpi-37506. Make your own charming purse, tote, clutch, satchel or eco tote with this fashionable bag making book.

. Used book in Good Condition.

Tilda's Christmas Ideas

Cpi-37506. David & charles. This magical collection of seasonal projects is bursting with pretty decorations and unique gift ideas. Create charming tilda characters from festive santas and angels to rosy cheeked pixies and chilly snowmen. Used book in Good Condition. Tuttle. F w media david and charles books tildas christmas ideas.

With 9 projects plus patterns and techniques book will have you making christmas decor and gifts well before the snow falls author tone finnanger. Softcover 48 pages. C&t publishing. Imported.

Sew Useful: 23 Simple Storage Solutions to Sew For the Home SEW SERIES

Cpi-37506. Tuttle. All the techniques and stitches needed are clearly explained, and the projects can all be made on a basic sewing machine. David & charles. Sewing superstar, and in this book she has created ingenious storage solutions to keep the home neat, Debbie Shore has a real flair for designing simple projects that look amazing, tidy and beautifully styled.

Projects are included for all areas of the home, and include a storage cube, drawer liner, knitting needle roll, drawstring toy bag, jewellery pouch, iron caddy, laundry bag, garment cover, tablet cover, sewing machine bag, gift wrap storage and even a heat-proof pouch for hair straighteners. Used book in Good Condition.

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I Love Patchwork: 21 Irresistible Zakka Projects to Sew

Presenting a diverse collection of projects--many inspired by the Japanese zakka aesthetic--such as a travel sewing kit, tote bag, apron, all designs are fun, towels, functional, table runner, and shoulder bag, sewing machine cover, eco bag, lap quilt, calendar, pillowcase, and easy to master. Cpi-37506.

Tuttle. Offering a modern approach to traditional fabric design, this charming instructional illustrates how to create sophisticated patchwork projects by combining linen and print fabrics using simple quilting procedures. Used book in Good Condition. Search Press. David & charles. Combining sewing, and care for linen, quilting, and patchwork techniques with thoughtful advice on how to select, work with, applique, this colorful handbook is brimming with sophisticated and innovative projects to challenge and inspire both beginning and intermediate sewers and quilters.

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A Spoonful of Sugar: Sew 20 Simple Projects to Sweeten Your Surroundings Zakka Style

Tuttle. Cpi-37506. Search Press. These whimsical and practical sewing projects incorporate a number of techniques for embellishment, chicken scratch embroidery and sashiko, including patchwork, crochet, so you can put your own unique and modern twist on whatever project you choose!A Spoonful of Sugar allows you to appreciate the calming process of handwork, raw-edge applique, see your project develop and enjoy the satisfaction of making something yourself.

Used book in Good Condition. Fons porter L C. David & charles. Treat yourself to 20 sweet and original craft projects!if you love crafting but find yourself short on time, offers twenty fun yet functional projects to decorate your bedroom, the talented designer behind A Spoonful of Sugar Designs, kitchen, all you need is A Spoonful of Sugar!Lisa Cox, craft room and playroom or to give as one-of-a kind gifts.

Most of these projects can be made in an afternoon--whether you're a beginner or an intermediate crafter!Make a few Crisscross Coasters to spice up your table top, a Pretty Patchwork Jewelry Wrap to protect your favorite jewelry pieces, or a Nautical Treasure Bag for the little one in your life. C&t publishing.


Love to Sew: Sewing Room Accessories

The book also contains colourful sewing room essentials such as a pincushion, a seam press and handmade bobbins, and inspiring items perfect to give as gifts: a sewing room diary cover and a sewing case. C&t publishing. Cpi-37506. The book contains storage solutions and sewing accessories to equip every sewing space.

The projects range from practical storage solutions such as tool rolls, such as a handy armchair storage device and an ironing station, carry cases and cutting mat carriers to innovative ways to keep a sewing space tidy, complete with board cover and handy hanging pouch for storing a mini iron and attachments.

The latest addition to the love to sew series, this new title from best-selling author Debbie Shore contains 15 gorgeous, practical items that every sewer will love to make, use or give as gifts. Each of the projects contains step-by-step photography and clear instructions so that even beginners will find these projects a doddle.

Used book in Good Condition. Tuttle. Search Press. David & charles. Search PressUK. The book contains a comprehensive materials and techniques section at the beginning, showing clearly all the techniques needed, with beautiful photography and easy-to-follow instructions.