Turn your favorite fabric scraps into fresh and fun handcrafted treasures Want to use every last one of your favorite designer scraps, but aren’t sure what to do with oddly shaped and sized leftovers? Fabric designer Sandi Henderson holds to the adage “waste not, want not” to deliver a collection of innovative sewing projects that lets you make the most of bits and pieces of your beloved fabrics. Whether you’re looking for a way to stretch your sewing dollar, just can’t part with your favorite fabrics, or are looking for innovative projects from one of today’s top designers, Sewing Bits & Pieces shows you how to make unique pieces for yourself, your kids, or your home.
Sandi Henderson is a fabric and pattern designer whose bold and stylish pattern collection, Portabellopixie, has gained her international attention. Sandi’s designs have been featured in several magazines, and her blog, www.portabellopixie.typepad.com, is read by thousands daily. Visit her Web site at www.sandihendersondesign.com.
I purchased this book so I could make the picnic quilt.Unfortunately,I haven't had time to make the quilt yet, however it's on my to do list! Read morePublished 23 months ago by bluefrogs32
This is how you write a book about using up scraps in ingenious ways! I've sampled quite a few books that utilize scraps and fat quarters but this selection is one I go back to... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Emily James
I loved the project on the cover, but once inside the book, there is alot of applique`, of which I am not fond. Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by Kathy Dan
This book offers easy-to-do projects. I'll be using it for a long time and would definitely recommend it. The directions are easy to follow also.Published on December 20, 2012 by Patricia L. Christian
While the projects in this book are very adorable and unique, there are many errors in the actual sewing directions making the projects more time consuming and frustrating since... Read morePublished on November 11, 2012 by L. Story
I really love the sweater on the front. And I get a little bit of abstract inspiration from looking through this book (which I could get on the internet really). Read morePublished on June 6, 2012 by Dawn
I was very excited about getting this book because of the adorable jacket on the front cover. I flipped thru the pages you could see online and thought it'd have a lot of great... Read morePublished on December 6, 2011 by celtickathy
The picnic quilt pattern wastes an enormous and unnecessary amount of fabric! And we all know the price of quilt fabric. Read morePublished on October 4, 2011 by Alette
The best craft project is on the cover. This book is going straight to the Salvation Army charity bin. Had I been able to look inside it, I would not have bought it. Read morePublished on September 13, 2011 by Felixcity