We have a sassy, stylish, and sophisticated surprise for you today! It is our stop on the Big City Bags Blog Tour and we are excited to show you some of the hip, fashionable projects in Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness' first book! And as an added bonus, we are giving away an digital copy of Big City Bags to one of our lucky readers! Let's get started!
There is something magical about wearing an item that you have created. Or giving a handmade gift and seeing your friend wear it proudly. With Sara Lawson's first book, Big City Bags, it is easier than ever to construct high-quality, stylish bags that will WOW. With these bags, you will certainly be dressing to impress.
Sara's instructions are well written, easy to follow, and in full color, which can help make the most advanced techniques that much easier. For the newer bag maker, she also includes everything you need to know about interfacing, clasps, zippers, purse feet, and more. The techniques in the book range from intermediate to advanced, but if you are ready to tackle a sewing challenge, this book is just what you need to start making sophisticated bags.
Want to give bag making a go? Big City Bags will be available soon at Fat Quarter Shop, so freshen up on your basic skills and get ready to start sewing bags! Wouldn't these make perfect Christmas gifts for your fashionable friends (or for yourself;)?
Today, to celebrate the launch of Big City Bags, we are giving away a copy to one of our fantastic Fat Quarter Shop customers! Just leave a comment on this post letting us know what fabric collection you would use to sew your first Big City Bag for a chance to win an e-book! Good luck!
UPDATE: LeAnn is our lucky winner! You have been emailed to claim your prize!
Labels: Blog Tour, Book Review, Book Tour, Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway, Sewing Patterns