The fabulous Kim Kruzich aka Retro Mama showcases her unique style and skill with color in this contemporary collection of 18 simple sewing projects all designed to be made from leftover fabrics, Genius
The 18 adorable handmade projects in Retro Mama Scrap Happy Sewing combine sewing, patchwork, appliqu and embroidery and include bags, cushions and pillows, quilts, baby bibs, soft toys, organizers, bookends, hotpads, mats and more, all using Kim's charming motifs including owls, dolls, cats, birds, clouds, fruits, bears and houses.
With over 10,000 happy customers in her Etsy pattern store, Kim's trademark easy-to-follow visual instructions and full-size templates make these projects super accessible and achievable, meaning even beginners will be sewing gifts and toys in next to no time, with the minimum of outlay on materials.
Gorgeous full-color photography will inspire you to get sewing to use up your stash and brighten up your home Retro Mama style
Make your own unique activewear sewing wardrobe that's perfect for your workout. Choose from 13 different styles including yoga pants, crops top and running leggings designed by activewear sewing expert, and marathon runner, Melissa Fehr.
Whether you're a runner, a cyclist or a gym bunny, or you're simply looking for the perfect pair of slouchy leggings for elegant lounging, this collection of sewing patterns is for you.
Learn all about how to choose the correct fabric for activewear sewing and discover expert tips on working with performance fabrics like lycra and spandex. Before you know it you'll have a truly unique workout wardrobe to wear while you work up a sweat
Latest must-have collection from bestselling craft designer Tone Finnanger aka Tilda who brings her talents to soft toys, gifts and home accessories for children.
Tilda's new book will show you how to make a wide range of beautiful soft toys and gifts for kids, plus amazing accessories for their bedrooms. Discover simple sewing patterns for adorably plump dolls with a range of outfits and accessories, cute jungle creatures like monkeys, and sea-themed creations - pirates, whales and fish--all reproduced at full-size to trace from the page.
Exquisitely presented in her trademark style, this book will delight Tilda fans everywhere with its achievable patterns and charming styled photography.
Me and My Doll:
Dolls with different clothes and accessories, Doll's doll, Traveling house bag for doll's doll, Red and blue quilt, Red and blue patchwork pillow, Heart shaped patchwork pillows, Sewing kit house
Life on the Ocean Waves:
Sweet whales, Sardines, Pirate doll, Sail and flags for the bed (to turn it into a boat)
Monkeys, Parrots, Patchwork snake, Fruit purses, Striped quilt, Monkey pillow
If you love fabric you'll love this fantastic guide to choosing and combining fabrics, trims and notions for sewers, dressmakers and quilters. Professional colorist Sophie Helene shares with you her expertise through the 50 different fabric and trim combinations featured in the book, demonstrating which prints and colors work well together. There are instructions to create 20 stunning home decor projects - including curtains, cushions and bags to help you explore the fabric combination suggestions. A comprehensive fabric directory of 300 different fabric swatches, provides an incredibly useful resource for every sewer.
Why not make your bedroom a haven of loveliness this Fall with these 8 fabulous warm and cosy bedroom accessories
Each gorgeous make is demonstrated using two differing fabrics from Westminster Fibers fabulous Free Spirit fabric designers - feminine & funky Tula Pink and the curious and anachronistic Tim Holtz, showing you how easy it is to create a different look and feel to your room simply through your choice of fabric patterns and colors.
Easy-to-follow instructions with step-by-step illustrations and lots of detailed photographs will guide you through the creative process from preparing your fabric and cutting it out to sewing and adding finishing touches.
The fabulous projects featured in the book include a duvet cover & pillow slip, sumptuous bed pillows, a laundry bag, pretty pleated curtains, snuggly pajama bottoms, a hugs & cuddles quilt, Roman blinds and a light-up lampshade.
So get sewing and create the bedroom of your sweet dreams
Discover how easy it is to get your stitch on
Transform simple sewing projects into adorable embroidered toys, accessories and home decor items--all in lovely, quirky Penguin & Fish style With the author's simple sewing and stitching techniques--and your needle, hoop and floss--you'll have all the tools you need to create more than 20 delightful sewing projects.
Bonus: Includes iron-on transfer sheet with more than 20 unique designs
Collars & Necklines offers an exhaustive array of high-quality photographs showing the wide range of possibilities, styles and trends. The richness and profusion of this book makes it an inspirational source for all those who want a better understanding of this particular area of fashion design.
A beautiful collection of summer projects using the latest Tilda fabrics and embellishments. The designs include angels, garlands, decorations and accessories, all in the seasonal shades of turquoise, green, pink and red. All projects are accompanied by clear instructions, gorgeous photographs and color illustrations, making them ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced sewers. Popular techniques, such as applique and embroidery, are used and full-size templates are also included.
Stitch a colorful array of cozy wool creations that will brighten any room in your home. Choose from a mix of cheerful little projects, including coasters, wall hangings, sewing accessories, bags, and more. Create stunning effects with easy hand stitching, simple applique, and artful wool layering Achieve an effortlessly embellished look with simple techniques that even beginners can master quickly Detailed how-to photos and clear instructions are included