I posted a crochet book wishlist last week. This week it is the turn of six sewing books that have caught my eye recently. some of them haven’t even been published yet…!
for the busy girl; Heidi Staples
Fit sewing into your busy lifestyle with practical tips that will help you put hours back on the clock! Author Heidi Staples, a creative Mum of three, will help you organize your sewing space and works-in-progress so they are ready to roll at a moment’s notice.
: Susan Briscoe
I am loving the textural, natural aspect of sashiko stitching at the moment, especially when teamed with denim. So this book, due to be published on 26th february, looks intriguing, modern and interesting.
Every vintage-obsessed sewist dreams of having a closet full of gorgeous dresses. The follow-up to the popular Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing and Gertie Sews Vintage Casual, Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book is packed with all the information and patterns you could ever need to create a wardrobe filled with stunning vintage frocks.
When Lotta Jansdotter steps out in one of her signature outfits, fans always ask, “Did you make that yourself?” Often the answer is, “Yes, and so can you!” With that in mind, the style icon created Lotta Jansdotter’s Everyday Style, a pattern book/inspiration guide anchored by five easy, versatile sewing patterns–skirt, dress, blouse, pants/shorts, and jacket/coat–and highlighted with quick DIY accessories, including hats, bags, scarves and jewelry.
24 must have basics to stitch use and wear: Anna Graham.
Love that tunic dress on the cover.
Discover simple sewing patterns for adorably plump dolls with a range of outfits and accessories, cute jungle creatures such as monkeys and parrots, and sea-themed creations such as pirates, whales and fish. Exquisitely presented in her trademark style, this book will delight Tilda fans everywhere with its achievable patterns and charming styled photography.
So do you fancy putting any of these on your wishlist?