Sewing : face masks, scrub caps, arm slings, and more : practical projects for comfort and care / Angie Herbertson
Book | Landauer Publishing | 2021

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120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Sewing basics -- Cheery adult bib -- Half-hour ear-saver headband -- Ponytail scrub cap -- Tab blankie -- Stretch knit face covering/scarf -- Fat quarter scrub cap -- Cooper unisex scrub cap -- Pleated face mask with pocket -- Shaped face mask -- Window pal pillowcase -- Quilt-as-you-go lap blanket -- Memory-care fidget mat -- Arm sling cast cover -- Fat quarter wheelchair/walker caddy.
"Anyone can learn how to create these thoughtful projects with a purpose, which can be easily made and then gifted or donated to those who need them most! Sewing Face Masks, Scrub Caps, Arm Slings, and More features 14 easy and intentional sewing projects that range in difficulty and are thoughtful, practical, and important. From face masks and scrub caps to a wheelchair caddy, arm sling, fidget blanket, adult bib, lap quilt, tab blankie, and so much more, you'll not only learn how to sew and develop your skills, you'll create handmade items and crucial accessories that make a difference! Author Angie Herbertson is the owner and pattern designer behind A Design by Angie where she makes and sells surgical scrub caps, sewing patterns, and tutorials. Her Etsy shop under the same name also offers vitally important sewing patterns and finished products with thousands of happy customers. Her thoughtful scrub cap sewing patterns offer useful features such as being reversible and having multiple ways to wear them. This helpful guide walks beginners through all the basic sewing skills you'll need. Get started with essential information on materials, tools, techniques, and tips. You'll learn stitching techniques, how to work with a variety of tools and notions--such as elastic, interfacing, bias tape, needles, and thread--patchwork, pleating, reverse applique, and more. Clear, step-by-step instructions with coordinating illustrations and helpful tips take you through each project. The included patterns can also be accessed for digital download. Create practical, relevant items that fill an important need, with Sewing Face Masks, Scrub Caps, Arm Slings, and More!"
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