1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, by Garth Johnson

By Garth Johnson

Artists and crafters have constantly been recyclers, yet for plenty of, it has not just develop into a thrifty selection, it has develop into an ethical primary. a thousand rules for artistic Reuse incorporates a innovative choice of the main artistic paintings being made with re-used, upcycled, and already latest fabrics. The paintings during this publication levels from shrewdpermanent and humble own components to distinctive and demanding large-scale artworks, together with paper artwork, style, jewellery, housewares, interiors, and installations.

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If you leave off the flower embellishment, this headband can be reversible— effectively making two headbands in one! 48 Hat Shop Anthea Christian has been creating and crafting for as long as she can remember. As a child she made her own Barbie doll clothes and dollhouse furnishings. Since then she has honed her skills through years of experience at the sewing machine, sewing clothing for herself and her children and items for the home. In 2008 she began selling her creations online, under the label Angel Lea Designs.

Sew along the pinned edge of the body and crown for the cotton/linen pieces and the cotton poplin pieces. At each inside corner, carefully raise your sewing machine’s presser foot, turn the fabric, and lower the foot to stitch again. This will keep a neat finished look. 5. Pin each of the 3 back seams of the body for both the cotton/linen and the cotton poplin pieces. Sew along each pinned edge. These joined body and crown sections are the hat body. Center back Center front 6. Turn the cotton/linen hat body right side out, and find the centers of both the crown part of the hat body and the finished brim at their raw edges.

Again, use a zigzag stitch (medium length) and abut the edges to sew together AB and CD, from the top point where the 4 corners (f, i, n, and q) meet down to corners r and h. You can pull the felt a bit with your hands while machine sewing to make the seam meet tightly. 4. Repeat Step 3 to sew the last seam of AB and CD together, starting at the top where the 4 corners meet and matching corner p to corner l. 38 Hat Shop 5. Sew the brim (piece E) to the bottom of the hat, starting from point w (on D) and matching it to point t (on E).

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