This highly-anticipated book from famed designer Edyta Sitar is a scrap-lover's fantasy! Packed with breathtaking scrap quilts – each featuring myriad fabrics – you'll discover two inspiring ways to enjoy them.
First, the antiques: more than two dozen photos of gorgeous scrap quilts from yesteryear, most shared from Edyta's private collection. Rich photography and industrial settings showcase the utilitarian nature of these incredible works – a spectacular sight!
Second, the patterns: choose from quilt designs in a delightful melange of colours and prints that you can re-create with your own mix of fabrics or scraps.$44.99
Couture Unfolded can be considered as an encyclopaedia of folding techniques, explaining step-by-step the world of folds and how to apply them in practice.
Working from the simplest possible form, the book addresses all major dimensional techniques, shows how they are related and gives examples of both traditional and modern variations. The explanations and diagrams about the different types of pleating are very clear and easy to follow, showing the stages of construction and the finished garments.
Features include an analysis of the use of folds in fashion throughout history and also a helpful tutorial using 30 examples from some of the most innovative and avant-garde designers in fashion today.$42.99
Combine 3-D needle felting and tapestry felting to create a menagerie to liven up your table. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions for felting both the 3-D head and the flat part of each table mat are included.
Fill your table with 21 different beastly and beautiful creatures: exotic animals such as the zebra, giraffe, elephant and tiger; barnyard animals like the sheep and goat; insects like a bumble bee and ladybug; forest creatures, fantasy animals like the unicorn, and more!$37.99
This collection of mini accessories are not only sweet and off the wall, they're practical pieces that you can wear, and are perfect gifts! These embroideries are also small-scale canvasses for you to show off your stitching skills: no more than 10 stitches are used for the 20 projects throughout, and range from beginner to intermediate in skill.
Every project is explained with clear photography and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Each one doesn't use much in the way of materials and there's no complicated finishing involved. These will be projects that you will finish!
There are also 50 motifs to choose from and play with, provided in a range of sizes and suitable for a variety of different projects, so you can make your own unique designs based on the author's edgy style. Templates come in different sizes, so you can select the one you want to suit your own requirements.$36.99$34.99
This practical book explains how to make garments that really fit you and flatter your shape. Aimed at those home sewers who lack confidence in fitting, this book will be your best friend and will guide you through the process of sewing successful clothes with a professional fit and finish.
- Fully explains the information on the pattern envelope and how to use it
- Gives detailed help on deciding what size of pattern you should cut and how to use the different sizes when cutting your pattern
- Provides clear instructions on taking key body measurements, and tips for seeing and understanding what your body shape actually is
- Explains how to fit on a dressform and how to adjust a dressform so that it resembles your personal size and shape
- Encourages you to be confident and creative, and to take the next step with your dressmaking
Having shown us how to master monsters in Edward's Crochet Imaginarium and capture our friends and family in Edward's Crochet Doll Emporium, Kerry Lord is back with patterns for everyone's favourite pups.
Including patterns for 50 classic dog breeds, Kerry also shows you how to adapt the patterns so you can perfectly capture your own furry best friend in crochet form. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques needed, this book is perfect for all skill levels. Illustrated by irresistible lifestyle photography featuring the crochet dogs alongside their real life muses, this book would make a pawsome gift for crafters and devoted dog-lovers alike.
The 50 classic dog breeds featured include: Afghan Hound, Bedlington Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Husky, Basset Hound, German Shepherd, Scottie Dog, Weimaraner, Labrador, Poodle, Westie, Red Setter, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pug, Dachshund, Dalmatian, Collie, Springer Spaniel, Schnauzer, Chinese Crested, Old English Sheepdog, Shih Tzu, Boxer, Chihuahua, French Bulldog, Chow Chow, English Bull Terrier, English Bulldog, Puli, Whippet, Dogue de Bordeaux, Samoyed, Wolfhound, Pekingese, Border Terrier, Shar Pei, Lakeland Terrier, Corgi, American Water Spaniel, Mudi, Rottweiler, Beagle, Mastiff and Newfoundland and more!$32.99