Everything you need to know to make beautiful, fabric-covered boxes is in this full-color how-to guide and project collection. From a basic rectangular box to a more complex octagonal box with drawers, there are many different methods and shapes awaiting exploration. Boxes and their lids offer a perfect opportunity for needleworkers to showcase such skills as patchwork, quilting, and embroidery. Calling for surprisingly little fabric, they offer a wonderful opportunity to use remnants or indulge in an expensive textile. Make boxes with trays and dividers to use for jewelry, sewing supplies, or other small objects. All basic information and techniques are fully covered, and a stunning gallery of projects will inspire you with the potential of making hand-sewn boxes. 144 pages, 64 color illus., 102 b/w illus., 7 3/8 x 9 3/4.