Yep, they really are PERFECT!
The Perfect Pajama by Kristina Nilsson and Jennifer Pirtle. [Publisher: CICO BOOKS; ISBN: 978-1-906525-96-5; List Price: $19.95]. This keeper is 96 pages long and full of great photos and instructions. AND.. has 21 full-size patterns and templates! There are patterns for kids, women and men too! You really need to check this one out. In addition to the pajama patterns, there’s a pattern for a hot-water bottle cover , an eye mask, a cute laundry bag and a pair of “Kasbah Slippers”. The book also includes a techniques section.
Here are some shots of the inside of the book:
The other “perfect” book is by Clare Youngs and is titled The Perfect Handmade Bag — Recycle and reuse to make 35 beautiful totes, purses and more. [Publisher: CICO BOOKS; ISBN: 978-1-906525-81-1; List Price: $19.95] The book contains 128 pages of great photos, instructions and templates. Perfect Handmade Bag also has a sewing techniques section.
Here are some of the projects from the book:
I bought my books from Crafter’s Choice (the craft book club). I’m sure you can find these online by doing a bit of searching.