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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Acknowledgments/Foreword
  • Chapter 1: About Sewing and Gardening
    • I love to garden and I love to sew
    • How to use this book
    • About sewing machines
    • Outdoor fabrics and materials
    • Picture a scene
  • Chapter 2: Sewing for Your Garden
    • Photos: Claudia and Doug Stroud's Garden
    • Project 1: Work jacket(sturdy fabrics go outdoors)
    • Project 2: Weed tote(sturdy seams)
    • Project 3: Knee-pad apron(sewing sticky synthetics)
    • Project 4: Garden gloves(Dress up ready-mades)
    • Project 5: Hat(serging ahead)
  • Chapter 3: Sewing for Your Deck
    • Photos: Cap and Carolyn Hall's Deck
    • Project 6: Stone wall quilt(nature as an art motif)
    • Project 7: Glider seat & Cushions(Indoor fabrics go outdoor)
    • Project 8: Garden banner(two-faced flags)
    • Project 9: Flower basket(needles and threads)
  • Chapter 4: Sewing for a Barbecue
    • Photos: Rand and Pat Hall's Barbecue
    • Project 10: Barbecue mitts(hot hands quilting)
    • Project 11: Barbecue apron(sewing canvas well done)
    • Project 12: Tablecloth(measuring circle and drop)
    • Project 13: Tray(gimmie the glue)
  • Chapter 5: Sewing for the Beach
    • Photos: Hattie and Brad at Siesta Beach
    • Project 14: Floppy beach hat(remember the '60's?)
    • Project 15: Beach tote(wet bathing suits)
    • Project 16: Frog cover-up(frog fun with terry cloth)
    • Project 17: Beach towel(secret pocket)
    • Project 18: Sandbags(shifting stuffing)
  • Chapter 6: Sewing for Your Patio
    • Photos: Phyllis and Al Zacherlie's Patio
    • Project 19: Cover-up(sheer elegance)
    • Project 20: Tablecloth(double-sheer elegance)
    • Project 21: Napkins(rolled hems)
    • Project 22: Sun hat(a gathering of hats)
    • Project 23: Leslie's banners(art on organdy)
  • Chapter 7: Sewing for Your Pergola
    • Photos: Carol Chadwick's Pergola
    • Project 24: Swing cushion(Victoriana lives!)
    • Project 25: Wire basket(fence me a basket)
    • Project 26: Layered tablecloths(layers of goodies)
    • Project 27: Flower pillow(spiral a pillow)
    • Project 28: Food cover(tomato cage metamorphosis)
  • Chapter 8: Sewing for a Holiday Party
    • Photos: Doug and Claudia Stroud's Backyard
    • Project 29: Rocket windsock(flag fabric)
    • Project 30: Uncle Sam(plant stakes for Sam)
    • Project 31: Tablecloth(piecing and quilting)
    • Project 32: Napkins & Rings(felt and fabric paint)
  • Chapter 9: Sewing for Your Tailgate Party
    • Photos: Garrett and Joan Hall's Tailgate Party
    • Project 33: Party hut tent banners(velcro really sticks)
    • Project 34: Chair backs(automated alphabet)
    • Project 35: Party hut kit(Clearly visible)
  • Chapter 10: Sewing for Your Lanai
    • Photos: Don and Audrey Busse's Lanai and Caged Pool
    • Project 36: Canvas-covered table(making a scene)
    • Project 37: Shell pillows(gather a shape)
    • Project 38: Fish floorcloth(painting fabric)
    • Project 39: Plant cover(encasing welting)
    • Project 40: Diamond banner(fusible applique)
  • Chapter 11: Sewing for Your Picnic
    • Photos: Hall's Deck, Everybody's Grass
    • Project 41: Blanket(easy polarfleece)
    • Project 42: Blanket bag(Tote that bag)
    • Project 43: Lined basket(Keeping warm)
    • Project 44: Place mats & Napkins(free-motion quilting)
    • Project 45: Tablecloth(let's go wild - neatly)
  • Chapter 12: Sewing for Your Spa
    • Photos: Wallace and Jane Letchworth's Tea House
    • Project 46: Kimono(for all occasions)
    • Project 47: Pillow(photos transfer)
    • Project 48: Bolster pillow(quilting photos)
    • Project 49: Heron wall hanging(applique art work)
    • Project 50: Tea cozy(fabric architecture)
  • Sources
  • Index

Title: Sewing for your Garden: 50 Innovative Projects for the Pool, Patio, Deck, and More!
Author: Carolyn Vosburg Hall
Publication Date: TPB:1999
Publisher: Krause Publications, Iola, WI
Page Count: 128
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0873416708

BONUS MECHANICS RATING:Star Rating .

SUMMARY- There are no soft toy or doll patterns in this book - and I don't care. If you've read any of my other reviews of Mrs. Hall's books, you know how huge a fan of her work I am. I'm including ALL her books in this bibliography, because she's just that awesome.