By Amy Butler

Celebrated dressmaker Amy Butler brings her clean, glossy kind to the undying craft of stitching. during this lavishly illustrated choice of styles, she provides greater than 25 captivating initiatives starting from comfortable ground cushions to clever aprons to classy purses. Lush photos motivate, whereas how-to illustrations and easy textual content (minus the complicated stitching lingo) make it a cinch to accomplish fantastically comprehensive initiatives. additionally, Amy bargains considerate pointers on discovering and treating new or classic materials, an easy-to-navigate recommendations part, and a thesaurus and source consultant at again. no matter if it's stylish placemats and napkins for the kitchen, a sumptuous kimono-style gown for the bathtub, or convenient organizer baskets for the house place of work Amy Butler's In Stitches makes it effortless to create appealing add-ons for each room and each temper.

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Different dogs. This art project was inspired by my online search for just the right dog that needed a home. All three images came from shelters and rescue agencies attempting to find forever homes for these cute pooches. Any dog, cat, or pet photo can be used. This project would make a fantastic gift! YVARIATIONS You can use this technique for any pet portrait, and if you feel ambitious, you could even try it using your favorite humans as subjects. Projects to Play With Materials k stencil templates #4, #5, and #6 on pages 130-132 k 9 square art panels, wood or canvas k matte acrylic craft paint in multiple colors for background k paintbrushes k face mask k repositionable spray adhesive k scrap paper or cardboard for blocking overspray k matte black spray paint k colored pencils (optional) 045  PROJECT 06.

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