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Books We Love

 

The Upcycled T-Shirt


by Jenelle Montilone

$24.95; C&T Publishing

Did you know the average American throws away more than 68 pounds of clothing each year? Join the revolution to reduce your carbon footprint—one T-shirt at a time! This book will show you how to upcycle tees into fun and fanciful quilts, accessories, toys, and gifts for the whole family. With nearly 30 easy-to-make ideas, you’ll consume less and create more!


 

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Snow Happy: Whimsical Embroidery Designs to Mix and Match


by Robin Kingsley

$24.99; Martingale

Simple to stitch and so much fun, these whimsical hand-embroidery projects feature winter's most charismatic characters--snowmen. You won't be able to get enough of these roly-poly snowmen as they cook, sew, quilt, and frolic in a winter wonderland created by you! Easy, portable projects make great gifts and festive holiday decorations--including a table runner, pillow, ornaments, and more.



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The Little Guide to Mastering Your Sewing Machine


by Sylvie Blondeau

$24.99; Schiffer Books

For everyone who dreams of sewing but suffers from the common fear of how to use the sewing machine, your worries are over! Thanks to this step-by-step method, illustrated with nearly 200 photos and drawings, you’ll painlessly discover all the basic techniques.. You’ll then very quickly be able to put your new sewing machine skills intopractice with the 15 special projects designed for beginners.



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