Author(s): Helen Philipps
Pretty Patchwork Gifts: Sew a gorgeous handmade gift with over 25 simple patchwork, applique and embroidery patterns for you to make at home. Patchwork isn't just about making quilts; it's about creating smaller projects too, and sewing something pretty to treasure! Pretty Patchwork Gifts has a tempting range of quick-to-stitch patchwork patterns to get you started; from applique cushion designs and hand-pieced doll's quilts, to pretty birdhouses, brooches, boxes and even soft toy rabbits in pretty patchwork dresses. Each chapter features easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams and templates, with gorgeous full-colour photography. Use these designs as a starting point to inspire your own creativity, and make pretty patchwork gifts for friends and family, for every occasion!
Helen Philipps studied printed textiles and embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University and then taught drawing and design before becoming a freelance designer. After working in the greetings card industry, Helen's love of needlecraft led her to create original designs for stitching magazines and books. Her work features regularly in many stitch and craft magazines and she also writes a popular craft blog: helenphilipps.blogspot.co.uk.
Inside Pretty Patchwork Gifts: Introduction Hearts and Flowers Cushion Little House Log Cabin Pillow Stuffed Houses Romantic French Heart Patchwork Boxes Floral Brooch Home Sweet Home Hanger Birdhouse Bunting Flower Garland Sugar Bunnies Little Hexagon Quilt Daisy's House Quilt Patchwork Play Cubes Pippi Doll Pretty Drawstring Bags Lollipop Flowers Picture Patchwork Project Bag Hexagon Sewing Set Sewing Heart Stuffed Mushrooms Merry Mouse Sugar-free Sweets Jolly Holly Stocking Little Deer Duo Christmas Tree Decorations Acknowledgments About the Author Suppliers Index