Handmade Hostess: 12 Imaginative Party Ideas for by Kelly Lee-Creel, Rebecca Söder

By Kelly Lee-Creel, Rebecca Söder

During this publication, Kelly and Rebecca have captured the center of social gatherings for exact occasions—expressing your love for friends and family within the DIY spirit of adorning, baking, and stitching. detect how effortless it may be to devise and create stylishly themed events for every age with no breaking the financial institution. rejoice sewing and crafting inventive décor tasks in addition to matching occasion favors in your guests…plus, each one celebration subject matter comes with its personal signature dessert recipe. Dozens of stitching and no-sew initiatives for all ability degrees, starting from stylish and stylish to festive and kooky.

Show description

Read or Download Handmade Hostess: 12 Imaginative Party Ideas for Unforgettable Entertaining 36 Sewing & Craft Projects PDF

Similar crafts books

Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts: An A-to-Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration

This awesome tome is a technique-based, how-to reference ebook, which include greater than two hundred leading edge craft tasks. With thorough, step by step directions and greater than seven hundred educational and inspirational photographs, this publication makes crafting enjoyable and exciting.

As you recognize, crafts has consistently been an incredibly renowned topic at Martha Stewart dwelling. Our crafts editors have constructed a magnificent library of tasks that sincerely show our expertise for adopting and adjusting old and demonstrated concepts. at the present time, with our rules and our creativity, and with glossy instruments and fabrics, now we have introduced those crafts into the twenty-first century. This Encyclopedia of Crafts will function a useful consultant for a person who likes to create.

Stitch Encyclopedia: Knitting An Illustrated Guide to the Essential Knitting Stitches

This gorgeously illustrated sew consultant for knitting is as undying because the craft itself. The booklet provides the basic stitches for needlecraft in basic, easy-to-follow colour illustrations. The encyclopedic, dip-in, dip-out process is well-suited for newcomers trying to construct a origin of sew thoughts in addition to pro crafters who will love holding those good-looking reference publications on their cabinets.

Wood Pallet Workshop: 20 DIY Projects that Turn Forgotten Wood into Stylish Home Furnishings

Wood delivery pallets have came across an not likely moment lifestyles: appealing, hand made domestic décor with out the dressmaker cost. The DIY marketplace has lengthy been interested in refurbishing furnishings and inside layout on the cheap, yet simply obtainable wooden pallets have spread out all-new and encouraging how one can customize a house in an green, reasonably cheap approach.

Country Cottage Quilting: 15 quilt projects combining stitchery and patchwork

Tips on how to make attractive quilting, patchwork, applique and stitching initiatives with nation Cottage Quilting, from bestselling writer and upholstery dressmaker Lynette Anderson. Lynette's nation cottage backyard offers the foundation for this number of 15 attractive initiatives, from quick-to-stitch applique designs that make excellent presents to greater wall hangings and bed-sized duvet styles.

Additional resources for Handmade Hostess: 12 Imaginative Party Ideas for Unforgettable Entertaining 36 Sewing & Craft Projects

Sample text

Fold under the neck opening at the back and to the back along the underarm, side seams, and shoulder. Repeat to attach the other front piece. stitch. 7. Fold back the lapels along each front and press. Stitch the front of the jacket closed. Attach 2 buttons. 5. Turn the fabric under 1/4˝ along the sleeve opening and stitch in place (Figure 7). 8. Fold the 1˝ × 1˝ square of silky fabric and slip inside the pocket as a pocket square. Figure 7 Pants and Boxer Shorts 1. To hem the bottom edge of the pant legs, fold fabric under 1/8˝ and finger press.

2. Align 2 stocking pieces with right sides together. Backstitch around the dotted line using the tissuepaper template pattern as a guide. Clip curves and trim seams, being careful not to cut through the stitching. Turn right side out and press. Repeat with the remaining 2 stocking pieces. 41 St. Patrick’s Day Party When turning small pieces, such as the stockings, be patient. If the seam begins to come undone, try to salvage your work by tucking the stray threads back inside the seam with a needle and applying a fray stop product such as Dritz Fray Check.

Using tailor’s chalk or a removable marker, mark a line 41/2˝ above (inside) the first ruffle all the way around the circumference of the tablecloth. Pin the widest white ruffle upside down along the line and stitch it in place using a 3/8˝ seam allowance. 4. Sew the unbleached muslin ruffle 2˝ above (inside) the last ruffle as in Step 3. 5. Sew the wide eyelet trim 41/2˝ above the sewn edge of the unbleached muslin ruffle. 6. Sew the medium-width white ruffle 21/2˝ above the seamline of the eyelet trim.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.41 of 5 – based on 46 votes