Add a touch of personality and creativity to your home with projects for Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Valentine's and birthdays. Complete with step-by-step instructions and beautiful photography, learn to make extra special festive decorations - such as a birthday pinata, knitted angels, fragrant rose petal stuffed hearts or an Easter tree. Shop-bought decorations just can't compare! 25 fun and simple projects to make, perfect for beginners. Complete with patterns, and knitting, sewing and craft basics. Includes a directory of suppliers and resources The content of this book is adapted from Homemade by Ros Badger and Elspeth Thompson, first published by Collins in 2009.
Elspeth Thompson wrote a weekly gardening column and features for the Sunday Telegraph, and also the Guardian. She wrote numerous books on gardening, homes and interiors. Since her sad death in 2010, the Gardening Against the Odds Awards and a bursary set up in her name by the National Gardens Scheme are helping to preserve her legacy. Ros Badger is a designer, freelance stylist and buyer. She's also the author of several knitting books and teaches knitting and sewing classes. Ros also owns children's knitwear company Little Badger.