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By Susan Briscoe

ISBN-10: 0715335383

ISBN-13: 9780715335383

Those aren't your mother's purses; they're higher! long gone are the times of the fundamental black or brown bag that was once equipped extra for garage than for variety. This interesting advisor offers quilters the opportunity to teach off their skills, upload a fabulously exact bag to their very own dresser or provide as a present, and study new talents too.

Acclaimed writer Susan Briscoe provides and impossible to resist new selection of patchwork bag designs to excite and encourage bag-lovers all over the place. From beautiful night luggage to functional portfolios and strong rucksacks, every one undertaking is gifted with complete step by step directions and illustrations, permitting you to create your personal certain add-ons comfortably, and prompting the query anywhere you cross: 'where did you get that bag?'


* thirteen units of certain designs to create 21 attractive bags
* instructions for making a number of baggage together with a tuck-in-bag, backpack, saddle bag, and digicam satchel
* possibilities to delve into new recommendations on a small scale prior to taking up greater projects
* crucial suggestion approximately picking out textile and securing cozy sporting straps

Meet the Author

Susan Briscoe studied visible artwork and Drama on the collage university of Wales earlier than relocating to Japan to coach English. the following she turned thinking about eastern materials and their patchwork and quilting innovations. She has succeeded in combining her layout and needlework abilities with a necessity for useful components in her activity as a footpath officer. Susan now writes and designs for needlecraft magazines and teaches bag making and sashiko quilting. She has exhibited at united kingdom nationwide quilting exhibits in addition to in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.

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Begin Working Additional Cables •• K2, work cable 1 across 7 sts, k4, work cable 1, knit to 11 st before back cable, [work cable 1, k4] 3 times, work cable 1, knit to 11 sts before front cable, work cable 1, k4, work cable 1, k2. There are now 2 cables established on each front, and 4 on the back. r i g h t b u t to n h o l e b a n d •• With RS facing and larger needle, begin at lower right front edge, pick up and knit 1 st for every 2 rows up front to neck edge. b u t to n h o l e s •• Row 1 (WS): K2, [BO 2 for buttonhole, k3] 6 times, knit to end.

BO loosely. (see also Leaf Appliqué Chart on page 60) •• Row 2: K2 yo, k1, yo, k2 (7 sts). •• Row 3: Purl. •• Row 4: K2tog-tbl, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, k2tog (7 sts). •• Row 7: Purl. •• Row 8: K2tog-tbl, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, k2tog (7 sts). •• Row 9: Purl. •• Row 10: K2tog-tbl, k3 k2tog. •• Row 11: Purl. •• Row 12: K2tog-tbl, k1 k2tog. •• Row 13: Purl. •• Row 14: K3tog. •• Cut yarn and pull through last st on needle to bind off. Button Bands r i g h t f ro n t •• With RS facing, and beginning at hem edge, pick up and knit 2 sts for every 3 rows over stockinette portion and 1 st for every 2 rows over garter stitch.

5, 41, 41, 41) cm. Cuff •• Change to smaller needle and work in seed st for 14 rounds. •• BO all sts in pattern. Body Pocket (Optional) •• Discontinue garter stitch edging at center front and work these sts in St st for remainder of piece. Maintain lace columns as set every other round and knit these sts on alternate rounds; work the remaining sts in St st. •• Maintain first and last 5 sts in garter stitch throughout. •• CO 36 sts. S u r f e r T ee 35 •• Row 1 (WS): K5 for garter stitch edging, purl across to last 5 sts, k5 for edging.

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