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Contempo Doorstop


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Make contemporary doorstops with this PDF sewing pattern from A Spoonful of Sugar. Hold your door open or closed in style, with this easy to construct modern doorstop. Made from quilting cotton in colours to match your room dcor, it can be easily customised by using colour T Shirt Transfer sheets to add a motif of your choice. Contempo Doorstops can be made from four fat quarters of quilting cotton. The Doorstop measures 7" (18 cm) in height, excluding the handle. It is 6 inches (15 cm) wide at its base. You will receive an 11 page epattern in PDF format with tutorial-style instructions, full color photographs, and to scale pattern pieces (no need to enlarge, just print and sew!). PDF format allows you to print and reprint the instructions or pattern pieces whenever you need. You may wish to save paper and print only the pattern pieces! PDF allows you to zoom in on photos to see each step up close. This pattern is suitable for confident beginner sewers and can be easily made in an afternoon. (c)2012 Lisa Cox. Please do not sell or distribute this pattern. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY use a sewing machine to sew an accurate seam SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 7 inches in height (excluding the handle). Base measures 6 inches x 6 inches.

Supplies Needed

  • 4 Fat Quarters of Quilting Cotton (fat quarter measures 18 x 22 inches)
  • 7 1/2 inches cotton webbing (1 1/4 inches in width)
  • polyester fibre filling (or your stuffing of choice)

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A Spoonful of Sugar Designs
A Spoonful of Sugar Designs
We are Lisa and Sarah, a mother and daughter team from Perth, Australia, and we love to share our latest creative projects, original tutorials, and delicious recipes on our blog, A Spoonful of Sugar. We cover a variety of crafts -including sewing, quilting, stitchery, paper crafts, crochet, knitting and more. We have had a number of our original sewing patterns published in sewing and quilting books and magazines. You can usually find us in our craft room or kitchen, working on our latest creative project.