Mary Abreu left the newsroom after an award-winning journalism career to pursue sewing. Today she works as a seamstress for movie productions and teaches sewing, pattern drafting and hacking, and costuming for children. She lives with her family near Atlanta, Georgia.
Introduction Anatomy of a Tote Bag Pattern Parts of the Tote Bag Pattern Overview of Hacking the Pattern Fabrics Quilting Cotton Heavier-Weight Fabrics Laminated Cotton/Oilcloth Interfacings and Stabilizers Interfacings/Stabilizers and Their Uses Considerations of Interfacings/Stabilizers Elements Handles Pockets Decorative Elements Extras
Projects Basic Tote Bag Goodie Bag with Reverse Appliqué Wine-Bottle Bag Nested Boxes Drawstring Backpack Tubular Frame Purse Boat/Pool Tote Messenger Bag with Flap Zippered Cross-Body Bag Zip-Top Purse Laundry Duffle