Simple Stitches: the needlearts series for the modern beginner!
New sewers can be stitching in no time, building their skills to create any of 25 fabulous projects. With the help of informative how-to-photography, novices can learn the basic techniques, from using templates to adding binding and piping. Projects include simple home décor items (such as cushions and a cheery buttoned blind) to thoughtful gifts (like a potpourri sachet and a journal cover).
CHERYL OWEN is an author and experienced crafter, dressmaker, fashion designer, and embroiderer. She lives in the UK.