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How to Design & Make Fabulous CushionsHow to Design & Make Fabulous Cushions

Kindle E-book and Paperback available at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

How to Design & Make Fabulous Cushions shows you how to design and combine different elements to make a cushion that is practically perfect in every way. It guides you through the options for front panel design, back panel, edges, closure and stuffing, showing you how to use popular techniques to create a variety of cushions that can simply be tailored for particular places or people.

How to Dye Your Own FabricsHow to Dye Your Own Fabrics

Kindle E-book and Paperback available at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

How to Dye Your Own Fabrics shows you how easily and safely you can dye your own fabrics at home to create unique designs and colourful sewing projects. It guides you through the 5-stage dyeing process, showing you how to create a basic colour wheel from primary colours before developing the process further and creating the intermediate steps, alternative colour wheels and muted tones that enable you to have full control of the dyeing process.

How to Get Started in Free-Machine EmbroideryHow to Get Started in Free-Machine Embroidery

Kindle E-book and Paperback available at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

How to Get Started in Free-Machine Embroidery provides a practical beginners guide for those who want to explore free-machine embroidery. With a collection of creative sewing projects and individual sections for mastering basic techniques, this book guides you, step-by-step, through the basics of free-machine embroidery.

How to Make a Living from CraftsHow to Sew with Confidence

Kindle E-book and Paperback available at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

How to Sew with Confidence provides the perfect jargon-free starter guide for those who would love to master their sewing machine. With a collection of simple, but stylish, sewing projects and a detailed reference section of basic techniques, this book guides you, step-by-step, through the basics of machine sewing. The practical ideas presented in this book will provide essential reading for anyone wanting an easy-to-understand introduction to the fascinating world of sewing.

How to Make a Living from CraftsHow to Make a Living from Crafts

Kindle E-book and Paperback available at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

How to Make a Living from Crafts gives you a simple and reliable business model for turning occasional craft sales into a regular income by passing on your skills and knowledge to others. While sewing is used as the business example, the advice and suggestions in this book are relevant to many other crafts. In this book, I share my tried-and-tested methods for turning your hobby into a part-time or full-time job.

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I have been busy creating wall hangings and cushions using my hand-dyed fabrics. These colourful images use the variations in my dyed fabrics to create natural looking and 3-dimensional scenes which would otherwise look flat if made with shop-bought / single-colour fabrics. I then draw a picture of the scene using machine embroidery techniques, adding movement and flow to the scene.

Click here to go to my tips and videosLearn to Sew with Margo's Tips and Videos

Get FREE sewing tips and tuition by viewing my Tips & Videos. They give practical advice and provide clear instructions on skills and techniques covering a variety of topics including rotary cutting, machine quilting, basic patchwork and embroidery, making blinds and basic dressmaking.

Click here to get your FREE patternDownload Your FREE Pattern

Don't discard your old denim jeans for the sake of a torn pocket or broken zip. Why not recycle them using this FREE pattern to create a fabulous decorative cushion.

Click here to find out more about recyled textilesGet Vintage Fabrics at Bargain Prices

For those who want to take recycling a step further, discover the best places to find inexpensive designer fabrics for creating your patchwork creations. Why spend a fortune for new fabrics when you can get high-quality vintage fabrics second-hand. Being a canny shopper will enable you to keep your sewing hobby affordable

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