Synopses & Reviews
These irresistible and simple sewing projectsmore than 30 of themcome from the freshest indie craft designers around! And that sets them apart from other collections for small fry; every blanket, bib, bonnet, and more is fashioned from contemporary fabrics and features a modern, slightly edgy aesthetic that moms and dads will really appreciate.
The adorable, stylish creations range from a pair of tiny flowered shoes tied with a ribbon to a pair of witty bibs for boys and girls. A brightly striped sunhat glows with the warm colors of summer, while a sweet blankie showcases the stitched outline of a doggie in an airplane with a border of little bones. Other projects flaunt lovely embroidered and appliquéd embellishments.
A Sewing 101” section makes a great intro for beginners or a helpful refresher course. It features valuable tips specifically for baby projects, including laundry-friendly fabrics and safety advice on adornments.
What could possibly be more adorable than a baby? Well . . . how about a baby in booties and other endearing accessories? These nearly 30 irresistible and simple sewing projects are for small fry only. They include blankets, bibs, bonnets, and more, all fashioned from contemporary fabrics and featuring a modern, slightly edgy aesthetic that moms and dads will love. Plus, stitchers will appreciate the accompanying CD with templates and full-size patterns.
About the Author
Valerie Shrader is a former editor at Lark Books and has written and edited many books related to textiles and needlework, including Hip Handbags and Survival Sewing (both Lark), and many more. She recently purchased three sewing machines in one year, knits every now and then, and hopes that art quilts will be her next creative exploration. Valerie lives in Asheville, NC.