Bunting and Pennants

Bunting and Pennants

Paperback Twenty to Make

By (author) Kate Haxell

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  • Publisher: Search Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 208mm x 6mm | 59g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Tunbridge Wells
  • ISBN 10: 1844486982
  • ISBN 13: 9781844486984
  • Illustrations note: 67 colour
  • Sales rank: 36,384

Product description

In this fun addition to the Twenty to Make series Kate shows how to make twenty gorgeous bunting designs in a range of stunning fabrics and finishes. Perfect sewing projects to adorn the home and garden, these bunting designs are also fabulous for parties, weddings or to celebrate Christmas. Full sewing patterns/templates are included, as are full instructions for each bunting project. The projects include: Spots & Stripes Bunting, Christmas Tree Bunting, Garden Party Bunting, Pom-Pom Bunting, and many, many more. Each of the twenty finished bunting are shown in beautiful styled photographs. The small size of the book makes it a brilliant gift or stocking-filler.

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Kate Haxell learned to sew at an early age, making clothes for her long-suffering teddy bears. She went on to study art and design and then worked for Country Living magazine. She moved into book publishing and, as an experienced freelance editor and author, Kate has worked on, contributed to and written numerous craft books. Kate lives in London with her husband, two dogs, two cats and a canary.

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The Royal Wedding reminded us that we all need a bit of bunting from time to time and Kate is bang on trend with this book. We love the Twenty to Make series and this fun addition shows how to make 20 gorgeous bunting designs in stunning fabrics and finishes. Perfect sewing projects to adorn the home and garden, these bunting designs are also fabulous for parties, weddings or to celebrate Christmas. Full sewing patterns and templates are included, as well as full instructions for each project and beautiful photographs. For a small book, it packs a huge punch and is crammed with masses of ideas.-Machine Knitting Monthly Sophisticated, vintage or quirky - bunting is the modern way to decorate the home or garden. This latest in the '20 to make' series, just published by Search Press, is packed with quick, easy and affordable styles for all occasions. Beautifully presented in full colour this is a delightful little book - a bargain at GBP4.99 - particularly appealing to the young-at-heart.-East Kent Embroiderers' Guild Some of my longstanding readers may remember that I have a penchant for jolly bunting about the place. So Kate Haxell's book Twenty to Make: Bunting and Pennants is just the book I needed to help me along my way. At a very reasonable price, this little book packs in a lot of ideas for bunting of all shapes and sizes, and for different situations. I have found lots of ideas in the book for bunting to enhance our luxury shed, and generally to prettify my life. And yes, this is a wonderful way to use up those orts and scraps of fabric in your stash, making it a Very Thrifty purchase. So all in all, a jolly nice little book, full of jolly nice bunting.-littlecottagecomforts.blogspot.com Bunting is perfect for summer parties and with this little book you'll find plenty of ideas for making it. But as you'll discover, it isn't just limited to party time - there are plenty of ideas here to brighten up daily life, be it a banner over a bed or a sweet shelf edging. Each of the patterns is clearly written and many of them are perfect for beginners.-Handmade Living A book about bunting, surely not, but here it is. Kate Haxell has written a delightful little book on bunting and pennants. With beautiful coloured pictures of all the designs, detailed techniques and clear and easy to follow instructions, this book is ideal for those new to sewing as well as inspiration for the more experienced. From the simplest of shapes, squares and triangles, to the more detailed trees and butterflies, and using a variety of fabrics, cottons through to organza and lace, there is something here for all occasions. As Kate says, bunting doesn't have to be miles long or just for outdoors, so if you need a decoration for your home or have a party to plan, Queen's Jubilee or the Olympics, this will be a very useful book to have on your shelf.(Jenny Bass)-West Country Embroiderers