Simple Sewn Gifts : Stitch 25 simple patchwork, sewing and appliqué designs that are quick to make and lovely to receive - perfect presents when you are short of time and feeling crafty!
Every one of these gorgeous sewing projects is so simple to make up, leaving you free to get creative with the embellishments. Yo-yos, appliqué, embroidery and other stitching techniques add that essential touch of personalisation, and each project comes with a lovely cross stitch motif. With an easy-to-follow sewing techniques section, and a comprehensive guide to the stitches used in the book, so that you can try your hand at new decorative sewing tricks on a small and easy scale.
Inside Simple Sewn Gifts :
About the Author
- At Home - gorgeous designs for your house and home, from decorative bunting and wall hangings to laundry bags, aprons and eggs cosies.
- Loved Ones - sew quick and easy gifts for friends, family and loved ones, including vintage sewing sets, embroidered tote bags and stuffed toys for children.
- Get Festive - gift bags, stockings and festive appliqué hearts complete the book, with a whole chapter full of fantastic needlework designs for Christmas.
Helen Philipps studied printed textiles and embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University and then taught drawing and design before becoming a freelance designer. After working in the greetings card industry, Helen's love of needlecraft led her to create original designs for stitching publications and her work is featured regularly in many cross stitch and craft magazines. Helen lives in Merseyside, UK.
Introduction At Home: Wake-Up Breakfast Set Laundry Bag Decorative Bunting Bistro Wall Hanging Retro Apron Recipe Book Loved Ones: Mix 'n' Match Tote bag Vintage Sewing Set Furry Friend Favourites Bunny Cuddles Dolly's Cosy Quilt Get Festive: Festive Hearts Christmas Stocking Bearing Gfits Mr and Mrs Gingerbread Materials and Techniques The Stitches Cross Stitch Charts Templates Acknowledgments About the Author Suppliers Index