Renowned North Light author Heidi Boyd has 20 adorable sewn, stitched, and felted projects, including woodland creatures, colorful creations, fuzzy foodstuffs, and more. Use a variety of fun techniques like embroidery, appliqué, felting, hand-stitching, and classic sewing. Many projects are quick and easy to make again and again—great for gifts!
Felt is a durable and flexible material that is perfect for children. This book contains a range of simple creative items to make using felt: dolls, animal figures, wall hangings, and jewelry. All of the projects are accompanied by step-by-step instructions, patterns, and color photographs, and all suitable for making with children.
Twenty-one projects feature bright, colorful Scandinavian-inspired designs and celebrate the seasons. Projects include quilts, softies, pillows, and ornaments.
The book features 24 projects to celebrate special events, including Christmas, Chanukah, the first day of school, a new baby, and other special occasions. Learn innovative sewing and embellishing techniques using Lutradur®, felt, and ribbon. There are a few no-sew projects that you can make in just a couple hours as well.
In Japanese, zakka means “household goods,” referring specifically to hand-sewn items for domestic use—tableware, kitchenware, containers of various kinds, even simple clothing. This zakka book for English-speaking crafters includes projects like an appliquéd pot holder, flower-shaped coasters, a house-shaped camera cozy, and a pair of comfy padded...
Here are 35 gorgeous embroidered sewing projects incorporating elements of Scandinavian crafting traditions. Inspiration is taken from classic folk art motif as well as more contemporary sources.
Flower children are a fun craft activity which can be made from a range of easy-to-find materials, such as wool, felt, and cotton. This book contains all the patterns and instructions you will need to make your own flower children, including strawberries, shamrocks, mistletoe, and daisies.
Gnome crafts appeal to children's imaginations. Thomas and Petra Berger show how to make gnomes out of walnuts, twigs, wool, and paper, as well as a variety of other media. They also include instructions for making Astrid Lindgren's classic gnome, the Tomten. Any of the characters in the book would be at home on a seasonal nature table.