Author(s): Helen Philipps
25 sewn gifts that are quick to make and lovely to receive make the perfect presents when you're short of time and ideas. It uses modern fabrics, sewing, applique, patchwork and stitchery. Gifts for friends, family and home are all here, including Christmas gifts. It is perfect for experimenting with new techniques supported by step artworks, templates and charts.
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 publications and her work is featured regularly in many cross stitch and craft magazines. Helen lives in Merseyside, UK.
Introduction; Section one: At home; Practical or decorative items for the home; breakfast set; laundry bag; decorative bunting; bistro wall hanging; retro apron; recipe book cover; Section two: Loved ones; Ideal for giving to friends and family; tote bag; vintage sewing set; furry friend favourites; bunny cuddles; dolly's cosy quilt; Section three: Get Festive; Easy-sew projects for the festive season; festive hearts; Christmas stocking; gift bags; cake band; Mr and Mrs Gingerbread; Materials and Techniques Charts and Templates Index.