Crafts & Hobbies - Sewing

Bags for Life: 21 Projects to Make, Customize & Love Forever

Join Stuart Hillard as he expands his expertise from quilt-making to crafting beautiful and sustainable bags.

With 20 stylish patterns, leading quilt designer Stuart Hillard demonstrates how to create reusable and sturdy bags for every occasion. Featuring achievable patterns and fast makes for all abilities, this is a fool-proof guide to sustainable fashion that promises professional looking results. The book delves into the anatomy of the bag and takes a visual tour of the various parts of different bags, before moving onto the specific details of pockets, zips, piping, binding, straps and handles, and even metalwork. The bags are grouped according to use, including bags for work, shopping, the beach, picnics, weekend breaks, and craft material storage.

About The Author

Stuart Hillard has built a fantastic reputation as one of the UK’s leading quilt designers, teachers, and home décor experts with over 25 years of experience and more than 100 published patterns to his name. Stuart is a monthly columnist with Sew magazine and British Patchwork and Quilting, among other magazines. Known as the maverick star of the first series of BBC2’s “The Great British Sewing Bee,” he is a regular presenter on craft television in the UK and USA.

  • Publish Date: September 14, 2021
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies - Sewing
  • Publisher: Pavilion
  • Trim Size: 7-1/2 x 9-3/4
  • Pages: 176
  • US Price: $29.95
  • CDN Price: $40.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-911663-40-9

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