Let handmade, no-sew fabric gift bags dress up every occasion. A little fusible web and a fat quarter or two make your gift extra special. Enjoy easy-to-follow directions to make medium, or large bags. Instructions are also provided for custom-sized bags. Personalize your bag with trims, embellishments, and decorative handles to complete your signature look. Break out some of your stash or novelty fabrics, enhance a party theme with favor bags, or construct gift bags for your favorite holidays and celebrations. A gallery of photographs gives you some great ideas—then create beautiful gift bags of your own.
About the author: Teri Henderson Tope has sewn her whole life and has been a quiltmaker since 1983. She is an internationally recognized teacher and lecturer who loves all types of applique. Creative and full of life, Teri’s motto is “Well behaved women seldom make history, so let’s make a little history”. Her quilts have been exhibited in shows across the United States and in Japan, winning an award or two! Her quilts and patterns have been published in Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine, Quilter’s Quarterly, The American Quilter, Keepsake Quilting and Clotilde. Teri is the Author of 4 books, published by the American Quilter’s Society. And has designed over 35 patterns for her company, Material Girl Designs. She is a member of the Applique Society since 1998 and served 6 years on the TAS board as Marketing Chair. She is a member of The National Quilter’s Society and it’s Columbus Ohio chapter, The Quintessential Quilting of which she served as Vice President and President, and the American Quilters Society. Teri loves to travel, teach, lecture and share her joy of applique. She teaches at QuiltTrends, Cols, Ohio as well as I-Quilt.