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Learn Easy – SEWING SKILLS – Simple Steps for 11 Sunny Projects

By Lorine Mason

Published by Annie’s, 306 East Parr Road, Berne, Indiana 46711

48 pages, paperback, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-576-5

This book instructs readers on how to build and hone sewing skills with 11 interesting projects, from a table runner and placemats to an apron and stylish towels. Jampacked with tips and tricks for the beginner and experienced alike, readers will learn how to choose the right fabric, hemstitch, topstitch, make gathered hems and so much more. There are color photographs, full-size templates and illustrations to guide new sewers through each project.

Lorine Mason has been the designer for a number of Annie’s publications.

Crocodile Stitch AFGHANS

By Joyce Lewis

24 pages, paperback, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-562-8

This book instructs readers how to crochet the fascinating crocodile stitch in five unique and beautiful afghans. Readers will learn how to quickly make a cozy afghan by crocheting in block, mile-a-minute and diagonal style. Each pattern can be customized for men, women and children to enjoy.

Joyce Lewis learned to crochet as a little girl, but has only recently taken on the challenge and joy of designing and publishing patterns.


By Margaret Hubert, Carolyn Pfeifer, Rebecca Huber and Salena Baca

16 pages, paperback, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-557-4

This book features eight fashion-forward crochet hats for men, women and children. It instructs readers how to quickly and easily crochet a myriad of modern and chic hats for the whole family. It features slouchy, brimmed, cloche and more, each hat will give readers stylish options for keeping warm in the long winter months and inspiration for continuing to create.

Margaret Hubert, Carolyn Pfeifer, Rebecca Huber and Salena Baca are the designers of this book.

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