Based on the Wabi-Sabi ethos of embracing the imperfect, Karen Lewis’s innovative book is ideal for those who want to make fresh, unique pieces for the home. Her simple, classic designs are easy to follow and breathe new life into the world of sewing.
Reuse and repurpose fabric, old or new, and create projects with personality with this step-by-step guide. With 20 sewing patterns to choose from, it’s never been quicker or easier to make cosy and practical pieces for any occasion. “Perfectly imperfect”, they range from cushions and quilts to aprons and bags, and even show you how to customize your old jeans!
These pieces are great for giving as homemade gifts, full of charm and character. The beauty of Wabi-Sabi is that it doesn’t matter if you go wrong; you embrace it and carry on!
This book will introduce you to the Wabi-Sabi aesthetic and teaches you ways to incorporate it into your life by using up old fabrics in a new and fun way! All you need is a sewing machine and some other easy basics.
Step-by-step instructions make it simple to follow Karen’s designs and as the Wabi-Sabi style favours the imperfect, there’s no need to worry about doing it flawlessly! Start small with coasters and work your way up to quilts, with options for people of every skill level.
Karen Lewis is a fabric designer and quilter who teaches textiles and quilting at workshops all around the country. This book shares her knowledge even further, proving that anyone can quilt when they put their mind to it!