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Sew Eco-Friendly By Debbie Shore

Sew Eco-Friendly by Debbie Shore

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Sew 25 stylish, reusable projects to help reduce waste.

Sew Eco-Friendly Summary

Sew Eco-Friendly: 25 Reusable Projects for Sustainable Sewing by Debbie Shore

Sew more, waste less.

It's never been more important to be mindful of what we consume. This book will help you to make 25 small but meaningful life swaps to help reduce waste and live more sustainably. Replace disposable face wipes with skin-friendly, washable pads; make beeswax fabric wraps so that you never have to buy single-use plastic food wrap again; make a sturdy shopping tote to replace plastic bags; trade in gift wrap and tape for stylish fabric wraps and gift bags.

Packed with all the easy-to-follow instructions and friendly sewing tips you expect from Debbie Shore, this book also contains hints and tips for face scrubs, bath salts and more to use with your new projects, or to make a perfect eco-friendly gift. Vegan alternatives are suggested where possible.

Sew Eco-Friendly Reviews

Eco-friendly products can carry quite a price tag, but with encouraging words and easy-to-follow instructions, Shore's collection of simple sewing and crafting projects can inspire readers to create their own and reduce, reuse, and recycle, all at the same time. Items here can be used for food (wax wraps, lunch bags, grocery totes), personal care (makeup remover pads, reusable wipes and a way to carry them, face coverings), and other household purposes (gift wrappings, cleaning wipes). Many projects are suitable for absolute beginners, but some, like structured bags with bias trim, are better to build up to. Throughout, Shore emphasises using organic, repurposed, and eco-friendly supplies, and reminds readers that using what they have is just fine, and better than buying new. Only one project requires a printed pattern, and the shape for this is included in the book for easy tracing onto paper. An approachable guide.

-- Heather Booth * Booklist *

The book contains tips for beginners, information on fabrics, tools, useful stitches and key techniques. There are lots of photos and clearly written instructions for the projects making it ideal for beginners. The tips for natural face scrub, bath salts, stain remover and kitchen spray are a nice addition.

Unlike a lot of project books where I only find one or two projects of interest I can see myself working my way through all the projects in this one. I especially like the stocking gift bags which can be resized.

A couple of the projects can also be adapted for alternative use, the repair kit case would be ideal for storing small sewing projects and the cutlery wrap could be adapted for pens/brushes etc. An excellent addition to my collection of sewing books.

-- Ann Hewison * Customer Review *

I have a few Debbie Shore books, all of which I love and this latest addition did not disappoint. The book is suitable for beginners to competent sewers alike and contains lots of hints and tips. Each project (there are 25 in all) has detailed instructions supported by step-by step-pictures. I've already made a set of make up remover wipes and some bowl covers. This book is a great addition to any crafters book collection and I cant wait to make more of the projects.

-- Sazzie Jessop * Customer Review *

It's never been more important to be mindful of what we consume. Debbie Shore's latest release Sew Eco-Friendly will help you make small meaningful swaps to help reduce waste and live more sustainably with 25 step-by-step projects - you'll be able to replace plastic bags with a sturdy shopping tote bag, trade in gift wrap for stylish fabric wraps and much more.

* Crafts Beautiful *

About Debbie Shore

Debbie Shore is a best-selling and award-winning author. She began her career as a children's television presenter and since then has appeared regularly as an actress in various popular dramas and as a presenter on shopping channels. Debbie has developed her own range of fabrics, designed her own patterns, writes for several popular sewing magazine and has written over 20 books for Search Press with several more underway. She is the winner of Craft Influencer of the Year 2020 in the Craft Business Awards, and Social Media Influencer of the Year 2019 in the British Sewing Awards.

Debbie has over 230,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel, which has over 30 million views. In 2018, Debbie launched her Half Yard Sewing Club, a monthly subscription service based on the megaselling Half Yard (TM) series, and won the 2019 IPG Digital Publishing Award. For more details about the club visit www.halfyardsewingclub.com.

Debbie lives in Lincolnshire, UK. Visit her website www.debbieshoresewing.com

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
10 tips for the complete beginner 7
Materials & tools 8
Useful stitches 12
Key techniques 13

Make up remover pads 18

Wax sandwich wrap 20

Wax snack pouch 22

Bath sponges 24

Hemp tote bag 26

Baby wipe bag 30

Bottle bag 38

Stocking gift bags 40

Grocery bag 44

Plant pot covers 48

Fabric gift wrap 50

Gift cube 54

Gift bags 58

Repair kit 62

Bowl covers 68

Apron 70

Wipes: baby wipes, tumble drier sheets and kitchen wipes 74

Foldaway bag 76

Cork lunchbag 80

Cutlery roll 84

Face coverings: simple mask, shaped mask, carry pouch 88

Template 95

Index 96

Additional information

NPB9781782219262
9781782219262
1782219269
Sew Eco-Friendly: 25 Reusable Projects for Sustainable Sewing by Debbie Shore
New
Paperback
Search Press Ltd
20210704
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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