Home Sweet Sewn - Alice Butcher & Ginny Farquhar
Home Sweet Sewn – Over 20 beautiful sewing projects to make your house a home.
There is no place like home…
… and there is no place like your home. So learn how to sew unique and personalized projects that make the best of your nest.
• Produce heirlooms to be cherished for years to come
• Be practical and playful with projects to delight every one of your family and friends.
• Use new, vintage and scrap-bag fabrics for appliqué, embroidery, rag rugging and patchwork.
All the projects in Home Sweet Sewn were inspired by the seasons and the cycle of the year ...from a 'feathering the nest' spring cleaning apron with a sweet song thrush appliqué, through to an embroidered floral summer tea set, an autumnal inspired rag rug created by recycling old t-shirts to a festive winter fabric holly wreath. There are over 20 projects to create, each with extra design alternatives suggested. The projects cover various techniques including crazy patchwork, printing onto fabric, stenciling, embroidery and basic book construction.
"Home Sweet Sewn" is packed with projects, ideas and inspiration to add a unique homespun look to your interiors and accessories alike. It helps you to create fabulous projects that you will want, as well as need, with designs to reflect all aspects of your home and lifestyle, from cosy cushions and throws to an eye-catching apron. It also helps to explore a variety of easy-to-follow techniques, including patchwork, quilting, appliqué, rag rugging, embroidery and sewing with oilcloth. With designs to suit every season, these projects are guaranteed to be used and cherished day after day for years to come.