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Sewlicious

35 ways to a handmade world

Written by Kate Haxell

Published: 10/04/2014

About the author

Kate Haxell is an experienced craft editor and author. She has worked on a wide range of craft and design books, including Vintage Hearts & Flowers, Quick and Easy Handmade Storage, Quick and Easy Handmade Garden Furniture, and The Seed Bead Book, all published by CICO Books. Visit her website at www.katehaxell.co.uk.

The author is based in London, UK.

Kate Haxell has created 35 stitched and highly original projects for your house, for festivals and glamping, to wear, and for crafting. Chapter 1, At Home I Have..., includes a patchwork quilt with a pattern based on the Fibonacci sequence, or you can explore alternative embroidery with the skull picture. In chapter 2, Under Canvas I Love..., find your tent with a homemade patchwork flag and keep your stuff in a handy purse belt, waterproof tablet case, and yo-yo decorated storage pouch. Chapter 3, Today I’m Wearing... shows you how to make the perfect pretty-and-practical apron, as well as an embellished collar to liven up plain tops and a patchwork coat for your pooch. Finally, in chapter 4, I Like to Make..., discover a knitter’s bucket bag, needle roll, pincushion, and more. Stylish artworks alongside this eccentric collection of makes will inspire you to pick up a needle and thread and create something that’s both individual and beautiful.