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Great for crafters of all ability degrees, here's a incredible choice of vintage heirloom-quality styles for tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and more.

The booklet additionally encompasses a whole record of fabrics and special directions in addition to one hundred forty worthwhile illustrations.

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Use the Hanna Bicycle Rack Picnic Basket patterns. •• Don’t forget to transfer markings. •• Follow the special directions for working with Oilcloth and Laminated Cotton. •• All seam allowances are 1/2˝ unless otherwise indicated. OILCLOTH: Basket: Cut 2. Basket side: Cut 2. Bottom: Cut 1 at 7˝ × 141/2˝; add single notches to the center of the short sides and add double notches to the center of the long sides. Pocket: Cut 2. Handle: Cut 2. Facing: Cut 2. Facing Facing Basket Oilcloth layout 62 The Happy Bicycle Pocket Pocket Basket Handle Basket Side Basket Side Selvage Selvage Handle Bottom 7˝ × 14½˝ COTTON: Gathered lining: Cut 2 at 9˝ × 235/8˝; add a notch to the center of one long edge.

Center the interfacing on the wrong side of the clutch fabric and fuse, following the manufacturer’s instructions. 2. With the right sides together, sew the top edge of the pocket to the pocket lining with 1. a 1/2˝ seam. Turn and press. Topstitch 1/4˝ from the edge. 3. Machine baste the pocket to the right side of 1 clutch piece 3/8˝ from the edge. This will be the back of the clutch. BACK STR APS 4. Cut 2 pieces of webbing, 33/4˝ each. Finish one end of each with a zigzag stitch, fold it under 1/2˝, and pin.

4. Baste the brim to the cover with the right sides together, matching the notch on the brim to the cover center front seam. 5. Sew the ends of the band right sides together. Trim the seam to 1/4˝ and fingerpress to one side. Fold one edge of the band 5/8˝ to the wrong side to form the casing. Stitch 1/2˝ from the edge, leaving a 1˝ opening for inserting the elastic. 6. Use small binding clips to hold together the band and cover, raw edges even and right sides together. Match the band seam to the cover center back seam.

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