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Stitch at Home: Make Your House a Home with Over 20 Handmade Projects

Stitch at Home: Make Your House a Home with Over 20 Handmade Projects

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A gorgeous collection of fun projects for your home and garden in Mandy Shaw's unmistakeable style. Combining applique, embroidery, patchwork, quilting and sewing, Stitch at Home is a fabric lover's dream, featuring 20 hand and machine sewing projects in 9 themed sections. Be inspired by Mandy's unique motifs and fresh colour palette of teal, raspberry, cream and brown. Each project features step-by-step instructions and illustrated techniques, making even the more complex projects beginner-friendly, and the book even includes stitch diagrams for both right and left-handers. Inside Stitch at Home: Get Ready to Stitch - Most of the projects in this book are decorated with applique, embellished with simple hand embroidery stitches. Includes information about the fabrics and threads used for the projects, advice on working with applique using fusible webbing, and working with stitches, using Mandy's favourite stitches from satin stitch to blanket stitch. Home - A stitchery sampler, depicting the simpler things in life, and features almost all the embroidery stitches that Mandy has used.

Tea Time - Start your own tea time magic with this striking Union Jack inspired tea cosy and a tablecloth that is ready laid out for the occasion! Sewing - This Sewing Machine Cover will prove a beautiful and practical way of covering your big white sewing machine, with colourful fabrics and pockets to store your sewing essentials; needles, threads, pencils. For when you want to stitch-on-the-go, the Cottage Sewing Case provides a handy way to take your stitching tools with you! Pets - Mandy introduces you to her pets and shows you how to pamper your own pooch, with a sturdy dog bed, a dandy neckerchief for a dog's collar, and Mandy's dog has even inspired a delightful soft toy project. Beach - Learn how to restore an old deckchair with heavy weight upholstery fabric, a roomy beach bag to store all of your beach essentials, and colourful bunting to hang in your garden. Village - Mandy teaches you how to make the perfect patchwork quilt, with its easy pieced block and simple applique shapes. Garden - Create an easy-to-make and simple to erect tepee perfect for children or pets, a weatherproof garden kneeler essential for any keen gardener, and a handy leaf bag.

House - These cutwork cushions made with felt and fusible webbing are inspired by English artist Rob Ryan and the art of paper cutting. Christmas - Be reminded of childhood and making traditional gingerbread houses when creating this embroidered fabric version, the perfect gift, and these delightful little gingerbread men to decorate the Christmas tree. Techniques - More detailed advice on techniques such as binding, sugar bagging, edging with ric-rac braid, making envelope cushions and utility stitches. Templates - all the templates that you will need to create the projects. Get stitching with gorgeous embroidery and applique projects for your home, your garden and your loved ones! From sweet little hand-sewn makes to whip up in an evening to intricate heirloom projects to take your time with, this beautiful collection has over 20 truly stunning ideas!

Sport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsNeedlework, sewing & fabric craftsSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsRopework, knots & macrameEmbroidery crafts Publisher: David & Charles Publication Date: 27/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9781446301685  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mandy Shaw runs Dandelion Designs, a craft design and kit company. Her work has featured on BBC2's Leisure Hour and she has written for Popular Patchwork and Fabrications magazines. Mandy also appeared on Kirstie Allsopp's Homemade Home (Channel 4), and contributed several projects to Kirstie's latest book. She lives in East Sussex. This is her third book for David & Charles, she has also published 'Stitch With Love' and 'Quilt Yourself Gorgeous'. To find out more about Mandy's style visit www.dandeliondesigns.co.uk, where her patterns and wares can be bought.

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