A Touch of Whimsy
Sewing with Whimsy is a fanciful treat in children s sewing and embellishing. Each chapter begins with a classic pattern based on a simple silhouette then takes the sewing enthusiast on a magical journey, traveling down a path of originality filled with trims and techniques. Kari Mecca s one-of-a-kind projects and ideas range from fun and funky to sweet and sassy. She teaches each new trim or embellishing technique using step-by-step directions that mesh by design with a simple construction approach. The Stitches & Techniques section provides clear, in-depth instructions using easy-to-follow photographed steps and detailed illustrations.
- creating magical rickrack flowers and trims
- making and applying beautiful ribbon flowers
- adding sparkle with beads
- the sewing artistry of machine and heirloom sewing techniques
Special tips and hints are highlighted throughout and are punctuated with inspirational photos to encourage readers to lend Kari s touch to their own projects and patterns. Sewing with Whimsy is truly one of Kari s most creative endeavors to date, and gives everyone pause to wonder, what sewing journey will she take us on next?