Sewing Books

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Find fabulous Sewing Books right here at The Works. Whether you're a beginner or more experienced sewer, we've got the perfect book for you.

Bring a beautiful hand-crafted touch to your home with this amazing guide. Learn everything you need to know to make all sorts of amazing and exciting projects to brighten up every room in the house! Written for beginners, this inspiring handbook guides you through 50 exciting ideas that are simple and easy to complete, including curtains, bed linens, cushion covers and so much more. Each project includes a list of materials, fool-proof step-by-step illustrated instructions, and creative variations on each project. Complete with a 13-page techniques section, A Beginner’s Guide to Home Sewing reveals the secrets behind choosing and using the right fabrics and equipment. Gloria clearly explains basic hand-sewing stitches?both decorative and functional?as well as how to use a sewing machine, making sure you get a professional-looking finish every time. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781782496434• Author: Gloria Nicol• Publisher: Cico Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 20.8 x 1.3 x 27.6 cm

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All Sewn Up brings you 35 colourful and unique crafty ideas, using a wide variety of sewing techniques – from embellishment and adornment to freehand embroidery – that are forward thinking but still inspired by vintage style! Make something fun for the kitchen – pretty placemats, or an apron for the cook. If you like animals, make George the giraffe, or an owl pillow, decorated with pretty stitches. Gifts to sew include a raindrops and rainbows mini quilt that friends will love to receive. Each project comes with step-by-step instructions and adorable artworks by Gemma Correll – so just grab a needle and thread and get down to some seriously creative crafting. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781782496724• Author: Chloe Owens• Publisher: Cico Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 144• Dimensions: 19 x 1.5 x 23.5 cm

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Expert crafter and lover of Scandinavian design Clare Youngs presents a stunning collection of gorgeous gifts, soft furnishings, kitchen items, bags, clothes and accessories to make and embroider! Fans of the clean, elegant lines of traditional Scandinavian style are sure to be inspired by the 35 sewing projects in this book, which fuse classic Scandi motifs including hearts, flowers, and birds with contemporary techniques and materials. Arranged into five chapters, the projects work with a wide variety of fabrics: there are adorable fleece and felt baby bootees finished with French knots, a classic gingham curtain tie-back, and a striped machine-embroidered apron. Progress through the projects and learn a wide range of sewing techniques, including appliqué, cut work, patchwork, decorative machine stitching, shadow work and ribbon work. Simple stitches such as herringbone, cross stitch, French knots, daisy stitch and satin stitch are also used to great effect. Simplicity is always at the heart of Clare’s designs, and the clear instructions and step-by-step artworks mean anyone can have a go! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781782495741• Author: Clare Youngs• Publisher: Cico Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 128• Dimensions: 22.9 x 1.3 x 23.5 cm

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Create the country feel in your own home wherever you live with these eight stylish country-inspired home projects. From a simple bolster to keep out the drafts to a large floor cushion to sink into in front of the fire, these projects will add to your home's comfort and beauty. Each project will be made in two beautiful fabrics by two of the best modern fabric designers Amy Butler, colourful and creative, and Joel Dewberry, classic and eclectic – there is something for everyone. Easy-to-follow instructions with step-by-step illustrations and lots of detail photographs will guide you through the creative process from preparing your fabric, cutting it out, sewing and adding finishing touches. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781446305164• Author: Margaret Rowan• Publisher: David { Charles• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 21 x 27cm

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Discover the fun fantastic spectacle of Carnivals and add all these elements into a feltmaking phenomena with this new guide book from feltmaking extraordinaire, Gillian Harris! Explore a wealth of practical advice on different felting techniques, from a simple flat felt to needle felting and much more! Create the most beautiful projects including fun accessories for yourself, your children, pets or around your homes. Start a new hobby of feltmaking or grow your feltmaking abilities further with this handy and charming book of Gillian's top techniques. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781250024930• Author: Gillian Harris• Publisher: St Martins Press• Format: Paperback• Pages: 144• Dimensions: 24.5 x 19 x 1.5cm

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Step into the vibrant world of Melly { Me to discover sewn softies that are utterly irresistible. Melly { Me present a fun and fabulous collection of personality-packed designs that will have you sewing adorable toys in no time! Each of the brightly coloured characters is a joy to sew for all abilities, making them the perfect gift for children or adults, or a trendy home accessory. Projects combine simple sewing techniques with funky fabrics, embellishments and colour palettes to add zing and excitement to your sewn toy creations. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780715338452• Author: Melanie Hurlston• Publisher: David { Charles• Format: Paperback• Pages: 128• Dimensions: 27.3 x 21 x 0.8cm

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What could be better than getting together with friends and getting creative? If you fancy stamping some personality on anything from napkins to canvas shoes then this book of print making from the new Super+Super series is for you. With 20 projects to get your creative teeth into, this quirky step-by-step guide to print making is full of fun. Projects include invitations, napkins, tea towels and wrapping paper! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781861089793• Author: Claire Culley• Publisher: GMC Publications• Format: Paperback• Pages: 120• Dimensions: 22 x 20 x 1.3cm

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A fully revised and updated edition of a classic reference that covers techniques from annealing to stone-setting to create beautiful jewellery masterpieces! Including all new techniques reflecting advances in the method, learn to craft exquisite brooches, tie pins, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more. Using materials from classic to contemporary including gold, silver, acrylics, stones and metal clay. With stunning photographs clearly helping you achieve professional results and feel inspired to finish pieces in the same way. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780762440498• Author: Jinks McGrath• Publisher: Running Press• Format: Paperback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 22 x 22 x 1.5cm

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The makes in 'Mini Makers' are designed to encourage the parent and child to craft together, with the adult typically creating the basic structure and the child decorating and personalising to create the finished product. Clear step-by-step pictures guide you through how to do each project from scratch. As well as being great fun, the crafts encourage imaginative play and are designed to develop fine motor control whilst promoting life skills such as telling the time, playing games with other children, following rules, musical awareness, rhythm, baking and reusing household items! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781784941017• Author: Laura Minter• Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd• Format: Paperback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 25 x 20 x 1cm

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Learn how to create amazing three-dimensional flowers with machine quilting, patchwork and applique techniques! Detailed step-by-step artworks and gorgeous photography beautifully illustrate Pauline's innovative techniques, which are accompanied by full-size templates. Variations for each flower show how you can adapt the colours and designs to create your own unique versions. Includes examples of stunning quilt blocks incorporating the flower designs. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781446301814• Author: Pauline Ineson• Publisher: David { Charles• Format: Paperback• Pages: 128• Dimensions: 27.5 x 21 x 0.8cm

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Create cute sock monkeys and other creatures with this practical and entertaining guide to using up spare socks. Learn how to breathe new life into stray socks with the techniques featured which show you how to choose the right sock, what kind of tools and equipment you need and how to bring the creatures to life by embellishing them with buttons and beads. Stray Sock Sewing combines practical instructions with a whimsical narrative which gives you a glimpse into the wonderful world of sock dolls. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780715330166• Author: Dan Ta• Publisher: David { Charles• Format: Paperback• Pages: 114• Dimensions: 26 x 20 x 1cm

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Clean, crisp and practical. That sums up the classic linen tea towel, and also this innovative new title. Take a tea towel contains 16 projects, four for each of main four areas in the home: bathroom, kitchen, laundry and workroom, all using hardwearing Irish linen tea towels. The book will appeal to people who want to learn to sew, those who want to develop their sewing skills, for those with a love of simple, clean design and an appreciation of the utilitarian simplicity of Shaker design. This multi-craft project book teaches machine- and hand-sewing techniques and also includes different ways of adorning fabrics: dying, embroidery, fabric painting, photo transfers, Dorset button making, and many more. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781861087904• Author: Jemima Schlee• Publisher: The Guild of Master Craftsman Publications• Format: Paperback• Pages: 127• Dimensions: 23 x 19 x 1.5cm

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