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    Sewing With Whimsy

    By Kari Mecca

    I just love these books and the Whimsy Sticks™ 

    Sewing with Whimsy

    Sewing with Whimsy is a treat in children's sewing & embellishing.  Each chapter begins with a classic pattern based on a simple silhouette then takes the sewing enthusiast on a path of originality filled with trims and techniques.  Step-by-step directions are included. Some of the techniques include:  rickrack flowers and trims, making and applying ribbon flowers, adding sparkle with beads, machine and heirloom sewing techniques. 

    Full size patterns in girls sizes 2 to 6 are included for the sundress and puff sleeve dress as well as for the pinafore in sizes 18 and 24 months.

    An example of what you will find in this book.

    A wonderful new book full of inspirational photos.

    Learn how to make these beautiful rickrack flowers and satin ribbon roses in this book and on the dvd

    For supplies to make these rickrack flowers and roses.

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    Sewing with Whimsy DVD

    Kari Mecca and whimsy go together as naturally as hot fudge and ice cream or peanut butter and jelly. It’s hard to imagine one without the other. And now you can pair your copy of Kari’s book, Sewing with Whimsy, with an inspiring instructional DVD with a title that leaves no room for confusion.

    The new Sewing with Whimsy DVD brings all the benefits of Kari’s sought-after teaching style to your sewing room. You’ll be able to watch and listen as Kari shows you how to duplicate the trims and fabric techniques that consistently put her garments on the cover of Sew Beautiful magazine and make her a popular teacher at the Martha Pullen School of Art Fashion. Step-by-step instructions come alive through Kari’s voice and hands as rickrack and ribbon flowers bud and blossom before your eyes. You’ll learn Kari’s secrets for contrasting hem bands, mitered and layered trims, using your sewing machine’s ruffler foot for gathering and adding the sparkle of beads. Kari’s sewing artistry abounds from beginning to end, and her fanciful designs will leave you completely enchanted!

    There are so many ideas, tips and tricks in this dvd that it is worth every penny!

    DVD-011........sorry sold out

    More Wonderful DVD`s to choose from here

    More Sewing With Whimsy

    Kari has so many more ideas in this book.

    Each chapter in this book is based upon one of the 3 featured patterns - a square yoke, a round yoke and bottoms & pockets.  In each chapter the basic pattern is completely transformed into different looks using unique fabrics, trims and techniques. 

    The book contains many fanciful embellishments made with her unique Whimsy Sticks™ . 

    Use this link to give you a taste of some of the fun trims and embellishments
    that you can make using these fun sticks.


    More Sewing With Whimsy DVD

    Kari encourages you to sprout wings of creativity and then you will soon be ready to fly away to the Land of Whimsy and gather your own garden of embellishments. 

    Watch and learn how she makes a garden of beautiful flowers magically appear while whirling and twirling with the whimsy sticks, ribbons and trims. 
    Then set off to create your own magical garden of flowers.

    Kari gives great directions and shows you step by step how to create these wonderful embellishments.
    You will want to get started creating your own right away


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    Whimsy Sticks™ 

    Kari`s latest innovative invention is the Whimsy Stick.  Using these sticks you can make precise loops that are easily transformed into an endless variety of trims and flowers. 

    This tool is made from high quality acrylic with each stick varying in width so that you can create varying sizes of flowers and trims. There are 2 sticks in the larger width package and 4 in the smaller width package.

    Included are easy to follow photo instructions.

    Buy both sets

    Buy both sets and the More Sewing with Whimsy Book

    NG-476 Deluxe......$109.98

    Whimsy Stick - Large set

    NG-473..... $38.50

    Whimsy Stick - Small set



    Low Tack Tape

    You will also need low tack tape to hold the trim in place while wrapping it on the whimsy stick. 
    I use Tiger Tape.  Choose the type that you for which will find many uses

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    Going in Circles Tools

    Made of high quality acrylic, the Going in Circles Tools will enable you to draw precise circles and scallops of any size and do it fast and easy!  No more looking for saucers or plates to draw a circle.

    Kari uses this tool to create the flounces on the sleeves and the top of this Flirty Girl Top from the More Sewing With Whimsy book above.

    Directions included.


    Whimsy Pinwheels

    Make several styles of pinwheels

    Made of high quality 3M acrylic, these pinwheels come in 2 styles.
    Easy to follow instructions are included.

    Handy to have the Going in Circles tool above

    NN-979.....Hex-a-Wheel - (6 Sided Tool)....$21.98
    NN-978....Pent-a-Wheel - (5 Sided Tool).....$21.98



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