Stitch It Simple: 25 Hand Sewn Projects to Make and Share by Beth Sheard

Beth Sheard is a textile designer, and her book Stitch It Simple has 25 projects than anyone can work out from their sewing machine. Ranging from simple greeting cards to a basic quilt, it has craft and home projects you'll actually love to use and give away.

These projects and patterns for accessories and home decor are guaranteed to work well for sewing novices and produce fun, fast, beautiful results. Created for new-to-sewing crafters who have little or no experience in hand stitching or using a sewing machine, each project offers clear instructions and everything readers need to stitch something they are sure to love. With a wonderful passion for sewing featured on every page, readers will soon discover just how gratifying sewing can be.

Basics Covered

For those that need the brush up, and for those that have no experience at all, Sheard goes over the basic stitches: oversewing or slip stitch, hand stitching, applique stitch edging, running stitch, satin stitch, cross stitch, blanket stitch, and French knots. Applying fusable web, the envelope back on your pillowcases, and binding edges are also covered.

Projects Overview

25 different projects to make for yourself or share, including lampshades, stylized chair cushions, table runners, embroidered slippers made of felt, and more. A little something for everyone, and the instructions were all clear and understandable - start to finish. The illustrations and color photographs were clear as well.

Book Information

Disclosure: The book was provided by the publisher and any opinions are my own. Affiliate links help support the site. :)

Renee Shelton.

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