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Nobody does a handmade Christmas like Mandy Shaw! Learn how to decorate your home with unique and personal touches with this gorgeous collection of sewing patterns from the Queen of Christmas Craft. Featuring Mandy's signature Redwork designs and cute folk-inspired characters, this charming book brings Mandy's best-loved Christmas projects together into one volume. With inspiring lifestyle photography, step-by-step instructions and full-size templates, you'll learn to sew wreaths, garlands, pennants, hanging decorations and more, and bring some of Mandy's sparkle to your own magical Christmas.
Celebrity crafter and designer Mandy Shaw shows you how to create a beautiful redwork embroidered quilt. Mandy, a regular presenter on Create & Craft TV, brings her distinctive design style to the traditional technique of redwork embroidery. The quilt is made up of nine heart blocks each with a different motif. The hearts can be combined to create a gorgeous quilt but you can also choose from 20 simple sewn projects including a key holder, brooch and pin cushion. Mandy brings a fresh, new approach to redwork embroidery with her own distinctive style and eye catching motifs including polar bears and honey bees. Whether you're an experienced stitcher looking for inspiration or a novice sewer looking for new ideas, this book will suit you.
Over 20 stylish projects featuring Mandy Shaw's unique motifs for births, birthdays, weddings, Christmas and other celebrations. Features bunting and pennant designs that can be adapted to suit any occasion. Perfect for all abilities, with clear step-by-step instructions and stitch diagrams for both right and left handers.
Make fabulous festive craft projects with this collection of 20 fantastic projects that are modern and stylish, but simple enough to make for the busy Christmas season. Covering a wide range of crafts, from sewing and beading, to card making and cake decorating - it is everything you will need to create your best Christmas ever. Packed with step-by-step instructions, beautifully illustrated techniques and handy tips from top designers to make it fun and easy for craft experts and beginners alike. With ideas for festive decorations for your home and pretty gifts for family and friends, each project is simple to make but will be treasured forever. Learn different crafting skills and improve your techniques with handy tips. Create beautiful items that will bring a cosy atmosphere to your home. Celebrate Christmas with unique and special Christmas gifts for friends and family. Enjoy making delightful decorations, tasty treats, cards and presents for Christmas.
Three sample projects from Mandy Shaw's Stitch at Home, including a pretty 'place setting' tablecloth, summery bunting and a selection of 'cutwork' cushions (plus an adorable mini pincushion!). These sweet stitchery and applique projects are perfect to get you sewing! Each project features step-by-step instructions and illustrated techniques.
Combining applique, embroidery, patchwork, quilting and sewing techniques, Stitch at Home is a fabric-lover s dream. It features 20 hand and machine sewing projects in 9 themed sections, varying from simple bunting and cushions to a Christmas gingerbread house, a deck chair cover and a fun children's teepee. It is perfect for all abilities, with clear step-by-step instructions and stitch diagrams for both right and left handers. Be inspired by Mandy's unique motifs and fresh colour palette of teal, raspberry, cream and brown. From sweet little hand-sewn makes to whip up in an evening to intricate heirloom projects, this beautiful collection of 20 stunning ideas has all you need to get sewing!
Today's newest and most popular needlecraft, stitchery, is an ingenious combination of good old fashioned embroidery, modern quirkiness and contemporary projects. Mandy Shaw's unmistakeable style provides a gorgeous collection of stitches and projects, all in natural fabrics in the stylish cream and red colour palette. A perfect introduction to eleven simple stitches, with step-by-step instructions for both right and left handers. Allows the crafter to create stunning gifts and home accessories which are personal and unique, and also leaving room for inspiration and creativity.
In Quilt Yourself Gorgeous, Mandy Shaw shares her fresh approach to quilting with an emphasis on fun, fast results, and fabulous quilts. Full step-by-step instructions guide you through ten brilliant projects that have plenty of wow factor, but won't take a lifetime to complete. All the projects can be made using fat quarters and when the main project is finished, Mandy shows you how to use the remaining scraps of fabric to sew delightful accessories, toys, home decor items and gifts. With a clear and comprehensive section covering techniques, tips and templates, this is a book for quilters and sewing enthusiasts to dip into again and again.