Step into Tilda's studio with a collection of designs, projects, and photography inspired by the author's very own workroom and other favorite things. More than 50 projects include bags, cushions, accessories, clothing, home decor, gifts, and soft toys. Cute characters, such as giraffes, elephants, and angels, are perfect gifts for all ages.
Stirred by the Japanese craze for plush toys called "softies," crafter Therese Laskey commissioned artists from around the world to create projects to share. From Japan to Israel to Chile to Texas, each artist brings a sense of fun to the 25 cute, weird, edgy, or artful creations offered here: a cupcake pincushion; delicate snow bunnies; a peculiar robot;...
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.
A group of talented designers focus on birds. From budgies to owls to peacocks, these beginner-friendly projects vary from artistic to folksy and include soft sculptures, quilts, and ornaments. Several projects feature scraps, fat quarters, and upcycled fabrics.
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!
Sew a fun-loving pair of stuffed felt seals for yourself or the animal lover in your life. Adult seal is 7in x 15in and the baby seal is 3in x 10in.
The Black Apple creator Emily Martin takes you through her magical world of paper dolls, imaginary places, and clever craft projects. Find 21 sweet, mysterious characters with clothes and accessories—from a busy beekeeper’s daughter to a bird-loving librarian—and 16 dolls ready to be designed by you! Learn how to draw, paint, and personalize your way to a...
In this charming collection, toymaker Hillary Lang presents 24 huggable, lovable creatures to sew—from classics like Margot, a topsy-turvy doll, and the button-jointed teddy bear Bjorn Bjornson, to Evelyn, a wool felt inchworm decked out in mod glasses and a kerchief, and softie monster Koji. There’s something for everyone here—kids, grown-ups, beginning...
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.
This comprehensive, well-illustrated book will give you the confidence to produce a unique, handcrafted toy from natural materials. Once you have mastered the basic Waldorf baby dolls, you can progress to the more-ambitious limbed and jointed dolls, making it a book suited for beginners and advanced crafters alike.
Inspired by vintage patterns from the 1940s, these 16 projects include loveable dolls and softies, pillows, puppets, and even a little girl's first handbag. Learn lots of toy-making tips and tricks to give your creation some personal style. Make outfits for your dolls with novelty prints, scraps from your stash, or even upcycled bits from old clothes.