A treasure trove of 20 great projects, simple enough for beginners but irresistible to all. Practical yet pretty hand and sewing machine projects are an ideal way to create gifts with lasting impact. Packed with ideas, needlecraft techniques, step-by-step instructions and handy tips to make it fun and easy. With ideas for you and your home, from beautiful bags to vibrant cushions, everyone will find a project they adore.|Learn the craft of sewing with this stylish collection of 20 irresistible projects, simple enough for beginners but irresistible to all. Packed with ideas, designs and patterns, needlecraft techniques, step-by-step instructions and handy tips to make it fun and easy. With ideas for readers and their home, from beautiful bags to vibrant cushions, everyone will find a project they adore. Discover the pleasure of making your own chic and unique designs with these simple to make patterns. The projects include pretty purses for party girls and handy handbags for office angels. The techniques section will guide you along the way, and will give you the information and material needed to make your chosen projects. Transform yourself from a needlecraft novice to an embellishment expert with this sewing savvy guide. Choose from pretty and stylish gift ideas for you and your friends and go fabric shopping today.
Introduction; Basics; Techniques; Applique; Embellishments; Basic Tool Kit; Fabric Guide; Projects; Beautiful Bags; Girl About Town Bag; Favourite Jumper Bag; Geisha Bag; Blanket Bag; Phone Case; Scented Decorations; Memory Cushion; Quick Applique Cushion; Zen Cushion; Vibrant Cushion; Star Notebook Cover; Quilter's Collection; Index; Acknowledgements.