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The gentle art of stitching : 40 projects inspired by everyday beauty, Jane Brocket

Label
The gentle art of stitching : 40 projects inspired by everyday beauty
Title
The gentle art of stitching
Title remainder
40 projects inspired by everyday beauty
Statement of responsibility
Jane Brocket
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The gentlest of the 'gentle' arts, stitching, in all its forms, is rapidly becoming more popular. Many people are learning to use sewing machines, but are forgetting the huge enjoyment and relaxation that can be found in hand stitching. In her latest book, leading craft author Jane Brocket offers 40 projects designed to encourage a renewed appreciation of the beauty of the stitch. The author's notes outline her inspiration for each project, along with her top tips on the best places to find fabrics, ribbon, buttons and anything else you can imagine. Jane's designs combine traditional stitching techniques with her own love of fabric and colour. From seasonal kantha quilts and fabric flower arrangements to projects half-crazy patchwork, busy daises and literary cross stitch, this book will be a real treat to explore. With an emphasis on Jane Brocket's 'gentle' approach to craft this book celebrates the simple act of sewing. Over 40 projects will teach you how to make simple yet stylish pieces for your home. Whatever you choose to make, from quilts and samplers to needlepoint pin cushions and stitched greeting cards, Jane's unique take on sewing will ensure that the creative process is as enjoyable as the satisfaction found in the finished project. With techniques as varied as Japaneses sashiko, quilting, traditional cross stitch and re-imagining the 'crinoline lady', there is something here for every keen stitcher
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brocket, Jane
Dewey number
746.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sewing
  • Patchwork
  • Quilting
  • Flower arrangement
Target audience
adult
Label
The gentle art of stitching : 40 projects inspired by everyday beauty, Jane Brocket
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"40 projects inspired by Everyday Beauty ; Viking an imprint of Penguin Books"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158) and index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670076482
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 15616502
  • 15616502
Label
The gentle art of stitching : 40 projects inspired by everyday beauty, Jane Brocket
Publication
Note
"40 projects inspired by Everyday Beauty ; Viking an imprint of Penguin Books"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158) and index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670076482
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 15616502
  • 15616502

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