Linen, Wool, Cotton: 25 Simple Projects to Sew with Natural Fabrics

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Shambhala Publications, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 111 pages
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Sewing with all-natural fabrics can make an incredible difference in the quality of the items we make, with a look and feel that provides the ultimate in comfort. The twenty-five simple sewing projects in this book offer home accessories made from linen, wool, and cotton, from durable linen aprons to cozy wool blankets and washable cotton lunch bags. This book is full of beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instruction, and detailed diagrams that are reflective of the Japanese craft style. All of the projects are perfect for those new to sewing, yet the unsophisticated charm and useful nature of each item will appeal to every sewer. Make the projects in this book and add a little bit of comfort and style to your home. Projects include: and and and andbull;and Linen: Sarong Apron, Handkerchief, Slouch Bag, Hand Towel, Wastebasket Cover, Duvet Cover, Pillow Case, Kitchen Cloth, Fruit Bag, Apron and and and andbull;and Wool: Muffler, Socks, Room Shoes, Blanket, Bottleand  Cover, Lap Blanket, Messengerand’s Bag and and and andbull;and Cotton: Jumper, Wall Pocket, Bath Mat, Small Bag, Sweets Mat, Lingerie Case, Lunch Bag, Parent and Childand’s Bag
 

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User Review  - BlueMoonArtistry - LibraryThing

I won this book in a giveaway. It has a lovely layout. I enjoy the aesthetics in Japanese craft books. This book is definitely geared to the beginner sewer. Most projects I could have easily done without the patterns or instructions. However, I am a very experienced seamstress. Read full review

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User Review  - Bbexlibris - LibraryThing

Akiko Mano's soft and subdued style is simple yet outstanding in quality, approach and design. Linen, Wool, Cotton is a dream for the practical person who enjoys crafts that people will actually use ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Linen
9
Sarong Apron
12
Handkerchief
14
Slouch
18
Hand Towel
22
Wastebasket Cover
24
Duvet Cover
28
Pillowcases
32
Dish Towels
34
Fruit
38
Apron
42
Why Im Attracted to Antiques
46
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Akiko Mano is president of JAMJAM, a brand of handmade children’s clothing and accessories.When she became a mother,Mano decided that there was no clothing available that she considered suitable for her child. She devoted herself to studying pattern making and soon began making children’s clothes. Her unpretentiously styled clothing, made with natural materials, has garnered a great deal of attention, and her creations are often featured at promotional events and in magazines.

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