Get sewing with this gorgeous collection of designs for everyday sewing projects including cushions, curtains and corsages. Create original items for your home and wardrobe with Ginny and Alice's fabulous stitch and sew designs. Whether you want to upcycle clothes or decorate your home, this is packed full of sewing inspiration. Make the most of your textiles with this unique collection of irresistible homestyle projects, cleverly combining new and recyled fabrics for vintage, homespun and retro results. This title features 25 practical yet pretty projects for yourself and your home include cosy cushions and curtains, beautiful table linen and gift bags, irresistible handbags and cute cuddly toys. It is packed with ideas and opportunities to make the most of every last scrap of fabric, whether it's a luscious new fabric, a pair of old pyjamas or a thrift store bargain. Simple embroidery skills, and patchwork and applique techniques are all fully explained with simple step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow artworks.
Alice Butcher and Ginny Farquhar have worked together for many years designing, making and creating - they specialize in creating beautiful sewn items and developing their own original designs. They run regular workshops teaching various sewing techniques such as embroidery, applique, patchwork and freehand machine embroidery. Ginny and Alice have written a number of books for David and Charles including Home Sweet Sewn and Sewing for Kids.