Reversible Bucket Hat is simple to make and sized to fit you or your kids. It’s perfect for keeping cool and shady at the beach, the park or wherever you go! Stylish and versatile, it’s like having two hats in one. Make it as shown using new fabric or with a repurposed pair of cargo pants and a dress shirt for the lining.
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.
A comprehensive reference that teaches you how to sew heirloom-quality stuffed animals, from four-legged friends that actually stand to a classic, poseable Teddy bear. Each of the 16 projects contain lessons such as needle sculpting, designing “cupped” ears, and making muzzles, snouts, and beaks. Make one of Abby's animals, or take a new technique and...
Discover how to make a range of fabric soft toys: from dolls and their clothes, glove puppets, teddy bears and cuddly animals, to smaller animals for a farm scene or wildlife park. The projects are suitable for both beginners and those more experienced at sewing, and they can all be sewn by hand, rather than machine, if you prefer.
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.
This is a sequel to the popular Magic Wool by Dagmar Schmidt and Freya Jaffke on creative activities with plant-dyed sheep's wool. In More Magic Wool, Angelika Wolk-Gerche offers full instructions for making subtle figures and pictures with the colorful, unspun sheep's wool.