Stitched Whimsy: A Playful Pairing of Felt & Fabric
By Heidi Boyd
$24.99, F+W Media
Make adorable hand-stitched projects featuring woodland creatures, colorful creations, fuzzy foodstuffs, and more. The 20 fun sewn, stitched and felted projects come complete with clear instructions, illustrations, and patterns. They include a variety of fun techniques including embroidery, appliqué, felting, hand-stitching, and classic sewing.
By Jeanne Williamson
$20.00, Running Press
The right greeting card is hard to find, but with the most basic sewing machine and a few recycled materials, you’ll have cards for every occasion in a snap. With 52 sewn designs made from easy-to-follow instructions, you can show just how much you care with a beautiful, handmade creation! This DIY guide contains eight sheets of cardstock and basic stitch patterns that can be transform a blank card into a one-of-a-kind design.
By Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
$22.95, Lark Crafts
Designer Crochet contains sophisticated and figure-flattering garments with great drape and shape. Using lightweight yarns and a beautiful variety of stitch patterns and motifs, you’ll create jackets and cardigans, a layering tank and a floor-sweeping skirt, and more. This is a complete wardrobe in a single book for sizes small through 5X.