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!
Mandy Shaw runs Dandelion Designs, a craft design and kit company based in Hailsham, East Sussex. She teaches weekly quilting classes and lectures and demonstrates all over the country. Her work has featured on BBC2's Leisure Hour and she has written for Popular Patchwork and Fabrications magazines. You can visit her website at www.dandeliondesigns.co.uk
Introduction; Tools & Equipment; Working the Stitches; 1 House - sampler; 2 Tea Time - tea cosy and tablecloth; 3 Sewing - sewing machine cover and needlecase; 4 Pets - dog bed, dog toy and neckerchief; 5 Beach - deck chair, beach bag and bunting; 6 Village - quilt and cushion; 7 Garden - teepee, garden kneeler and leaf bag; 8 Town - cushions and pincushion; 9 Christmas - gingerbread house and gingerbread hangings; Techniques; Templates and Motifs; Suppliers; Index.