Weekend Sewing

More Than 40 Projects and Ideas for Inspired Stitching


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Heather Ross


More than just a pair of days, a weekend is also a state of mind–a feeling of relaxation and the freedom to immerse ourselves fully in a favorite activity. In Weekend Sewing, designer Heather Ross presents creative projects for clothing, accessories, and home items that can be made in a weekend or less. Some, such as the Quick Garden Gloves and Ruby’s Bloomers, take a few hours; others, such as the Weekend-Away Travel Bag and Trapeze Sundress, require a day or two–but all of them capture that weekend feeling. And because weekends are often the most fun when they’re social, Ross features ideas that encourage us to share our stitching and our time, such as a recipe for soup to simmer while sewing, then serve to guests later in the day, and tips for transporting a sewing machine to a friend’s house for an afternoon of social stitching. The sewing instructions are beautifully illustrated, and patterns for the projects are included on pullout sheets.

Additional information

Weight 752 g
Dimensions 21.5 x 23.7 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 19 April 2013
Number of pages 160
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Photographs by John Gruen
Dimensions 21.5 x 23.7 cm
Weight 752 g


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Heather Ross designs fabric, fashion projects, sewing patterns, and stationery. Her two lines of fabric, Heather Ross for Free Spirit and Heather Ross for Kokka, are sold in quilting and fabric stores in the United States and abroad. Ross lives in New York City. Visit her website at heatherrossdesigns.com.