Weekend Sewing More Than 40 Projects and Ideas for Inspired Stitching
Weekend Sewing
More Than 40 Projects and Ideas for Inspired Stitching
By Heather Ross
Photographer John Gruen
  • Imprint: STC Craft
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2009
  • Price: $29.95
  • Trim Size: 8 12 x 9 12
  • ISBN: 1-58479-675-8
  • EAN: 9781584796756
  • Page Count: 160
  • Illustrations: 75 color photographs; 100 color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World/All
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More than just a pair of days, a weekend is also a state of mind—a feeling of relaxation and freedom to immerse ourselves fully in a favorite activity. In Weekend Sewing, designer Heather Ross presents creative projects for clothing, accessories, and home items that can be made in a weekend or less. Some, like the Quick Garden Gloves and Ruby's Bloomers, take a few hours; others, like the Weekend-Away Travel Bag and Trapeze Sundress, require a day or two—but all of them capture that weekend feeling.


And because weekends are often the most fun when they're social, Ross features ideas that encourage us to share our stitching and our time, such as a recipe for soup to simmer while sewing, then serve to guests later in the day, and tips for transporting a sewing machine to a friend's house for an afternoon of social stitching.


The sewing instructions are beautifully illustrated, and patterns for the projects are included on pullout sheets.

About the author

Heather Ross designs fabric, fashion projects, sewing patterns, and stationery goods. Her two lines of fabric, Heather Ross for Free Spirit and Heather Ross for Kokka, are sold in quilting and fabric stores in the U.S. and abroad. Ross lives in New York City. Visit her website at www.heatherrossdesigns.com.

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Quilt Festival Houston

Visit the largest quilting event of the year in Houston, Texas, on November 2-5, where our authors will be teaching, signing books and speaking. Authors include Patricia Belyea, author of the new book East Meets West Quilts; Heather Ross, author of Boys: An Illustrated Field Guide, Kaffe Fassett and Liza Prior Lucy, authors of Bold Blooms. For more information about the festival, please visit http://quilts.com/quilt-festival-houston.html.


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