Sewing Projects | What to Make with a Metre of Fabric?

By | August 20, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments | Blog, C4, Sewing | Tags: ,

A metre of fabric can go further than you might think! Clever cutting and innovative designs mean that there are hundreds of sewing projects that can be made with just a metre. From bags and accessories to clothing, gifts and storage, learn how to make the most of your fabrics to create practical and decorative items for yourself and your home!

101 Ways to Sew a Metre101 Great Ways to Sew a Metre includes a fantastic selection of project ideas using just a metre of fabric. The range of projects that you can create is amazing, with everything from simple but stylish cushion covers to various bags and clothing for both adults and children. There are some really unusual co-ordinated designs, like the dog-walking set (dog collar, leash, bandana and walk bag), the sewing trio (sewing machine cover, wrist pincushion and needlebook holder) and the bathroom makeover (shower cap, curtain tiebacks, towel trimming set and bathroom scales decoration). You’re sure to find something really useful to make, which of course you can create with your favourite fabrics!

101 Ways to Sew a MetreIf you like experimenting with different fabrics, take a look at 101 Fabric-by-Fabric Ways to Sew a Metre too! From cottons and knits to oilcloth and fleece, learn how to make a variety of projects using different fabric types. Working with different fabrics can be challenging, but this book includes tips and tricks for handling numerous fabrics, including lightweight fabrics such as cottons, heavyweight home decor fabrics, coated fabrics, fleece and many more. As well as practical items, you’ll find fun toys like a fabric guitar and other cute accessories like children’s dressing-up outfits. I love the Smart Girl’s Set too, which includes a stylish wristlet, phone case, sunglasses case and lip gloss case.

101 Ways to Sew a MetreDon’t miss out on our great offer – for a limited period only, buy three quarter metres of any fabric and get a fourth free! You can either mix and match your quarter metres and get the cheapest free, or get one metre of the same fabric – it’s your choice! Don’t wait too long though, as the offer ends at midnight on Sunday 25th August (terms and conditions apply). Get your copy of 101 Great Ways to Sew a Metre or 101 Fabric-by-Fabric Ways to Sew a Metre for hundreds of projects to make with just a metre of fabric! If you’re looking for a project to try instantly, why not download the Picnic-tastic Lunch Mat pattern?

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