Super-Cute Felt : 35 Step-by-Step Projects to Make and Give
Start with the `Accessories' chapter, packed with pretty brooches, hair clips and necklaces to catch the eye---- - try the cute kitty purse that is sure to delight any little girl. `Gifts' is next, with plenty of inspirational ideas, such as the fruity pincushion that any keen crafter will use again and again. In `Homewares', you will find coasters, tea cosies and hot water bottle covers, all with a touch of vintage glamour. Finally, `Celebrations' has unique decorating ideas for all the holidays, including Christmas, Halloween and Easter. There are projects for all skill levels, so you don't have to be an old hand in order to create something really special. Every design comes complete with clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations to guide you through each step. And at the back is a helpful techniques section explaining all the stitches and skills required, plus tips and tricks to make your creations really stand out.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 228 x 232 x 8mm | 480.81g
- 30 Sep 2011
- Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
- CICO BOOKS
- London, United Kingdom
- 200 col photographs and artworks
About Laura Howard
Laura `Lupin' Howard is completely obsessed with felt and set up her online store Lupin Handmade in 2007 (lupinhandmade.com), selling a range of adorable felt brooches, flower headbands, animal masks and other fun stuff. All her felt-works are 100% hand-stitched, and all the pieces are cut by hand from her own original patterns. She uses no mechanized cutters, sewing machines or glue - everything is literally handmade. Her work has been featured in a number of magazines, including Cloth, Metro, Vogue and Sew Hip. The author is based in Gloucester.
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Felt is the ideal material to work with and is so versatile * Clear step-by-step instructions make stitching the cute projects a cinch * Keep up with Laura's crafty world via her blog - bugsandfishes.blogspot.com