Synopses & Reviews
Here's a colorful needlecrafter's menagerie of cloth animal designs and toys that will delight babies and toddlers. Author Rebecca Shreeve presents easy-to-follow animal patterns for decorating babies' T-shirts, bibs, socks, blankets, and more. Additional patterns include a play mat embellished with friendly monsters, a whale towel, and a kitten pillow. There are templates for making charming, colorful stuffed-fabric toy animals. They include Ella the mouse, Olivia the sheep, Lucy the elephant, Luke the monkey, and Henry the Pig. A final project shows readers how to make a delightful cloth book filled with charming animal pictures babies will love. Nursery Stitch's concluding chapter explains all construction techniques--working with templates, transferring designs to fabric, using stabilizers, and perfecting a variety of hand stitches. Moms will have fun creating these animal-theme items and babies will be delighted by the results. Filled with color photos and pattern templates.
You'll delight babies and toddlers when you use these easy-to-follow animal patterns to decorate tee shirts, bibs, socks, blankets, and many other attractive items. Create a whale towel or a kitten pillow, and make charming stuffed-fabric toy animals, including Ella the mouse, Olivia the sheep, Lucy the elephant, and others.
About the Author
Rebecca Shreeve studied textile design at De Montfort University in Leicester, England and currently lives and works in Suffolk, England. She creates toys and soft furnishings that appeal to children and adults.