With techniques as varied as Japanese sashiko, quilting, and cross stitch, there is something here for every stitcher. With an emphasis on Jane Brocket's 'gentle' approach to craft, this book celebrates the simple act of sewing. Over 40 projects will teach you how to make simple yet stylish pieces for your home.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Collins & Brown Publication Date: 2012
This beautifully illustrated inspirational guide presents simple yet stylish stitched pieces for your home, from quilts and samplers to needlepoint pincushions and greeting cards. Each of the 40 projects reflects Jane Brocket's “gentle” approach, which values the creative process as much as the finished object. With techniques ranging from Japanese Sashiko to traditional cross-stitch and a reimagined Victorian “crinoline lady,” plus helpful tips, this collection puts the enjoyment back in hand stitching.
Jane Brocket is the author of five books, including the bestselling The Gentle Art of Quilt-Making and The Gentle Art of Knitting. She originally created her blog, yarnstorm.blogs.com, to write about knitting, but the contents soon expanded to include many more of life's small pleasures, such as baking, quilting, sewing, gardening, books, and films. For more information, visit janebrocket.com.
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