Love bags and carryalls? Thumb through the pages of Carry Me: 20 Boutique Bags to Sew, by Yuka Koshizen. Offering 20 boutique bags to sew, these Japanese-influenced designs are unique and stylish. Totes, computer bags, market bags and purses feature full-size patterns, great how-to illustrations and step-by-step instructions.
If you’re serious about fabric printing, Beth Wheeler’s Next Steps in Altered Photo Artistry should be on your must-read list. She takes you step by step through instructions for Adobe Photoshop Elements photo altering and creating special effects. A trial version is included on the accompanying CD. You’ll never look at a flower the same way again!