Get out your knitting needles, crochet hooks and sewing machines and learn to make something truly original! Complete with step-by-step instructions and beautiful photography, these projects - from knitted fingerless gloves to upcycled vintage summer bunting - will add individuality to your home and wardrobe, and also make perfect gifts. 25 fun and simple projects to make, perfect for beginners. Complete with patterns, and knitting, sewing and crochet 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.