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101 Fabric-by-Fabric ways to Sew A Metre is filled with great tutorials for turning a metre of fabric in to a huge variety of craft projects.

We've got two great sample projects from the book included a Tic-Tac-Toe Travel Game and a Kanzashi Clock.

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We've also got two copies of the book up for grabs and for your chance of winning, just leave a comment below telling us what you would sew with a metre?

Congratulations to our winners Isaura and Emmyann07.

Tic Tac Toe Travel GameKanzashi Clock

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Claire C.
Claire C. · 3 projects
I would sew a dress, and make flowers with the rest of the fabric and use them as accessories and gifts Happy
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Andrea B.
Andrea B. · 9 projects
This book would be PERFECT for me! I have a lot of 1 metre fabrics laying in my room, waiting untill I make something beautiful of it. I really want to make a summer blouse/tunic, so lovely to give a finishing touch to a summer outfit!
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Juliet J.
Juliet J. · Cuneo, Piemonte, IT · 63 projects
Definitely a nice book cover to protect my favourite book when I read laying on the grass Happy
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MischievousRaven
MischievousRaven · Shrewsbury, England, GB · 51 projects
with a metre i could make my dog a blanket for his plain old bed . . . something washable to make would be handy
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Jessica H.
Jessica H. · Lowestoft, England, GB · 7 projects
Im in desperate need of a new crafting apron, I've got the meter, its finding the time!!
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Lizzie M
Lizzie M
It's my sister's 18th birthday soon so I'd like to make something for her that she can keep.
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Bianca B.
Bianca B.
I would use a meter of pretty floral print fabric to make a little leash for my rat so I can take her out more.
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Catriona B.
Catriona B.
I actually plan to sew a little sundress for my youngest daughter using some lovely strawberry printed fabric that I found and a cute little wooden ladybird button.
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Twyla S.
Twyla S. · 2 projects
A pair of stylish gloves for the cold winter coming.
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Kaleigh S.
Kaleigh S. · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US
A nice pillow for my very empty very plain bed.
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WhatEven
WhatEven
make a really big floor cushion and customize it with embroidery and buttons.
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Vampiress
Vampiress · Stoke-on-Trent, England, GB
I'd make a cover for my crIcut expression.
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DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
I would probably make plushies, or cut out designs on the fabric to applique on tshirts. Like tshirt tattoos! Happy
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Kim H.
Kim H.
Having been stumped for ideas lately, I'd use this to spark up my creativeness again!
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Dragoness
Dragoness · 28 projects
i would sew a camo fleece for me sort of like a poncho. any extra material would make a hood/pockets
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Maya
Maya · Agawam, Massachusetts, US · 1 project
I would use a meter of fabric to make a cute apron.
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Helen W.
Helen W. · Carlisle, England, GB · 56 projects
I would sew a capelet to keep the sun off my shoulders (and so I could pretend to be a superhero)
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Arty Addict
Arty Addict · London, GB · 7 projects
I would sew either a floral decorative wall hanging or a pretty pillow case and maybe add some vintage buttons and ribbion to! Happy
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lururu
lururu · Newport, Wales, GB · 18 projects
I would sew a cute summer dress for my 4 year old daughter Freya with a matching sun hat Happy
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Gabrielle S.
Gabrielle S. · Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
Matching bags for my daughter and me. Not even 2 and such a handbag girl!
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Ashleigh E.
Ashleigh E. · Waterloo, Ontario, CA
I'd really like to sew some super simple clothing - a skirt or a tshirt or maybe even a summer dress??
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Feng
Feng · 3 projects
Hmm I would stitch a soft laptop case for my laptop. I use it so often, it would be nice to treat it ^_^
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ReVampire J.
ReVampire J.
I would sew a tiny bolero just to cover my shoulders and upper arms and with the remaining fabric a matching simple beret!
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Brigitte L.
Brigitte L.
With 4 girls under one roof, I would sew purses and bags for my daughters
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Brigitte L.
Brigitte L.
With 4 girls living under one roof, I would sew purses and bags to match outfits.
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I.BE.IS!
I.BE.IS! · Fayetteville, North Carolina, US · 2 projects
I would make a hippish book bag of some short with some rope incorporated. It would be a very simple design perfect for the beach and unisex.
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Avalai
Avalai · 1 project
I would sew a labcoat, because they are surprisingly hard to find, but always neat to dress up in :]
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LAMnTX
LAMnTX
Possibilities are endless!
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Luiza S.
Luiza S. · Brasília, Federal District, BR · 22 projects
A cheeky pleated skirt for my 5-year-old sister Happy
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Libby W.
Libby W. · Whitehaven, England, GB · 86 projects
I'd sew a sewing machine cover to jazz up my machine!
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Makani V.
Makani V. · South Shields, England, GB · 1 project
I'd sew a doggy t-shirt for my little puppy <3
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Quazie59
Quazie59 · Salem, Oregon, US
A pinafore for my grand-daughter.
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Francesca F.
Francesca F. · Pisa, Toscana, IT · 10 projects
Definitely a skirt! I love skirts <3
Or a bag. . .
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HotPinkCrayola
HotPinkCrayola · Holmfirth, England, GB · 97 projects
I sewed my cupcake dress and my corset!
If I could sew anything though, it'd be a bunch of zombie soft toys made of scraps that added up to a metre Happy
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Daisy
Daisy · 5 projects
I would make a new spring collection for my sister's doll; hats,dresses,tops and maybe even a mini umbrella like shown on the cover!
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Kel B.
Kel B.
A BIG comfy pillow for my bed sounds great right now!
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Lara  B.
Lara B.
I would sew a bag for the baby products of a friend of mine Happy
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Ioanna S.
Ioanna S. · Ioannina, Ipiros Ditiki Makedonia, GR · 3 projects
I would use it to cover my accesories. Earings, bangles, hair accesories,shoe bows, my shirt's buttons and who knows what else. Many ideas come out from the first one and inspiration is endless.
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Dauphine
Dauphine · Marburg, Hesse, DE · 5 projects
I think I would like to sew a skirt, or if the meter is not enough a very nice and unique pillow Happy
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Tracy L.
Tracy L. · Hong Kong, HK
I would sew an Obi belt~ Which is for my bench dress~ and to extend a meter to several meters lol Happy
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Olivia H.
Olivia H. · Indianapolis, Indiana, US · 32 projects
That's hard. I love to sew so much that I'd have a hard time picking. But I would probably sew throw pillows covered in little rosettes with beads sewn into the middle.
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Emmyann07
Emmyann07 · Sacramento, California, US · 49 projects
I'd sew a simple spring dress for my boyfriend's three year old little sister. She love dresses, especially when they're pink. I'd use the scraps to make a matching dress for her teddy bear, Beary Beary.
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Pam
Pam · Pocatello, Idaho, US · 332 projects
I would totally make the 6 pack carrier on the cover! I always reuse my old cardboard carriers or take them back to the store. They let you mix and match bottles and make up your own 6 pack! This would be awesome to make them I could make extras as gifts! How cool Happy
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Sandra L.
Sandra L. · Newark, California, US · 38 projects
I would sew a little baby doll dress for the (hopefully) oncoming warm weather!
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La roquerita
La roquerita · Dallas, Texas, US · 12 projects
i love to sew using up-cycle clothes....most of my sewing is done this way i love the projects in this book!!!
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Julie G.
Julie G. · 47 projects
So many choices, I'm really not sure...
Perhaps if I won a copy of the book I'd be able to make a decision!! (hint, hint!)
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Lauren
Lauren · Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, ZA · 112 projects
I'd sew myself a shirt - if a metre would provide enough for that! Otherwise, maybe a cute handbag Happy
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Jennifer G.
Jennifer G.
I would try to make a sassy retro apron!
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LuLu H.
LuLu H. · Southampton, New York, US
I would make my little girl a dolly changing bag and cosy toe for her new baby dolly buggy. That way she will look the bee's knees next time we go to the Park Happy
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Caeli L.
Caeli L. · Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA · 25 projects
I'd make a very special pillow scented with my perfume for my long distance love!
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th'ange
th'ange
I'd sew a funky wheelchair bag for my fabulous grandmother who is now no longer bed bound (yay!) after her stroke last year. There's never an excuse for not being glamorous.
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campaspe
campaspe · Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, FR · 83 projects
Last time I had a meter fabric, I made a big deep bag, on which I attached a matching purse and a keyring : now when I do some shopping I just pull a string to get my money or to open my door.
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Allie B.
Allie B. · 3 projects
I would make a eye catching cover for my laptop so I wouldn't loose it or I would make a organizer because I loose things....a lot....
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Aznah M.
Aznah M.
I would sew cute kawaii themed curtains for my sisters mobile home kitchen. she lives half a world away from me in Montana. I live in kuala lumpur! Happy
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samantha.turner2
samantha.turner2 · Mallow, Cork, IE
I'd use it to finally get around to trying out my sewing machine
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stephanietrzaska
stephanietrzaska · Denver, Colorado, US · 1 project
ooh I'd try out that clock - looks so cool!
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Rhiannon F.
Rhiannon F. · Lincoln, England, GB · 4 projects
I would make a little blankie for my baby girl to have, she loves to snuggle up with them
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jolene r.
jolene r. · Sarnia, Ontario, CA · 13 projects
I would sew a pillow for my boyfriend!
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Kezzianne
Kezzianne · Richhill, Northern Ireland, GB · 3 projects
i'd make my baby cousin her christening dress, and possibly if there was enough, a will coin purse to match Happy
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Joannie G.
Joannie G. · Sherbrooke, Quebec, CA · 6 projects
I would sew a beautiful handbag for my mom so she can remember me in all her competition around the province.
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Heather P.
Heather P. · Chesterfield, Missouri, US
I would sew something for me, because I always am sewing for my children, or my friends children!
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Isaura
Isaura · De Haan, Flanders, BE · 36 projects
I'd make an amazing wedding dress for one of mum's old barbies, like she did when she was younger (i found a very old little box with lots of handmade barbieclothes from my mum) sooo much cooler (and cheaper) than those from the toystores! ;D
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Laura W.
Laura W. · 1 project
I'd make a nice tote bag for my shopping. You can never have too many bags!
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Stacy P.
Stacy P. · Ozark, Missouri, US · 2 projects
I would sew an adorable romper for my bff's new baby boy! He's the world's happiest baby, so I'd make something bright and happy to match his personality! <3
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cassie a.
cassie a. · Swansea, Wales, GB
a furry animal hat with big claws
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phyllsplace
phyllsplace · Silverton, Oregon, US
I would make a fabulous bag to use when I go to the library (one of my favorite things to do)!
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Mari C.
Mari C.
I would sew a purse for my sister
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Ciara
Ciara · 68 projects
A metre? I'd sew a slouchy t-shirt. Nice and simple, and comfy for summer!
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Samantha H.
Samantha H. · San Antonio, Texas, US · 3 projects
I would sew that adorable baby blanket on the cover for my best friend who's having a baby.
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