Author(s): Cath Kidston
The eagerly-awaited follow-up to her bestselling book Sew!, Cath Kidston(R) Sewing Book is guaranteed to delight fans and excite sewing enthusiasts of every level with over 30 exclusive new projects - bags, cushions, baby gifts, bathroom tidies and many more ideas - in a mix of vintage and modern Cath Kidston prints. Step-by-step illustrations and templates for all 30 projects make this a perfect book for sewing novices as well as enthusiasts. As an inspirational kick-start, Cath Kidston is giving away all the materials to make the cover project - a pocket sewing kit - in a unique fabric specially printed for the book. Templates are included, all the sewing techniques are clearlyexplained and each project is paired with hand-drawn, step-by-step illustrations and beautiful photography, so that even an absolute beginner can be sure of success. There are stitching shortcuts for the time-pressed, take-it-further guides, and, for the more adventurous stitcher, a guide to experimenting with a range of fabrics from cotton and oilcloth to flannel, silk and linen. "Five years on from our first sewing book, I wanted to follow up the huge success of Sew! with a very modern sewing book: practical, accessible, bright and fun, with a breadth of projects that felt versatile and relevant for today. " - Cath Kidston
As one of the UK's leading and most loved designers, Cath Kidston is best known for kick-starting the trend for modern vintage with vintage-inspired, cheerful prints applied to modern day products. From a small shop in West London in 1993, the brand has grown from a simple idea - to create useful, practical products with a nod to nostalgia that brighten up your day - into an iconic British lifestyle brand, with over 160 stores worldwide that remain true to the brand's ethos. Cath Kidston has published a number of books, including the best-selling Make!, Patch!, Stitch! and Sew!, as well as her most recent, Coming Up Roses. Her craft books have sold over 1 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 14 languages, and her bestselling stationery line has sold over 1.5 million items. Cath remains at the heart of Cath Kidston Ltd as Creative Director and was awarded an MBE in 2010 for services to business.