Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Stitch Love ~ Sweet Creatures Big & Small ~ Book Review


Sweet Creatures Big & Small
by Mollie Johanson

ISBN: 9781454708094
Publisher: Lark Crafts
Publication Date: March 2015
RRP: £12.99

Available direct from Lark Crafts

  

The front of this book doesn't even
begin to describe what's held within.


You are give instructions for every technique used 
within the book.
This means that even a beginner could make 
the projects held within.
The instructions are very clear, easy to understand 
and easy to follow.
They include picture to help you on your way. 


There are so many projects to make 
and different animals to stitch
that you'll have a project to make for every event.



There are so many fun things to make.
You can either embroider a beautiful design
to any project or there are a number of projects
to stitch.


The projects are ideal for children of different ages
or for any adult that loves animals.


I love the fact that you can add a design to any project
and give it that fun look.


The first part of the book is packed full of 25 projects to 
sew and make.
The are varied and use many different techniques.
There is everything from Apron's to games, ice packs &
placemats.

  • Awesome Outback Plush Trio
  • Darling Dachshund Wrist Rest
  • Doodle Doo Apron
  • Festive Forest Friends Felt Ornaments
  • Flighty Frog Pond Game
  • Fluttery Butterfly Pencil Topper
  • Frozen Yeti Ice Pack
  • Gleeful Guinea Pig Plush
  • Glowing Fireflies Jar
  • Happy Hedgehog Family Stroller Quilt
  • Holiday Mouse Furoshiki Cloth
  • Hungry Critter Placemats
  • Inquisitive Owl Doorknob Hanger
  • Ladybug Leaf Bag Tag
  • Little Brown Bat Cap
  • Pleasant Pet Shop Quiet Book
  • Pocket Pal Shirt
  • Precious Possum Hanging Sachet
  • Restless Robin Drawstring Pouch
  • Sleepy Kitty Sleep Shorts
  • Sniffy Sea Turtle Tissue Cozy
  • Swift Snail's Trail Sweater
  • Undersea Buddies Brooch Trio
  • Whimsical Whale Wristlet
  • Wild Animal Finger Puppets


The 2nd half of the book is pack full of Motifs.
The motifs are split into sections;
  • Arctic
  • Outback
  • Farm
  • Mountain
  • Prairie
  • Holiday
  • Pets
  • Dinos
  • Fantasty
  • Backyard
  • Wild
  • Sea
  • Woodland

 

The last part of the book includes;

  • Embroidery Basics
  • Sewing Basics
  • Project Template


I love the book so much I couldn't wait to
get started on a project.


I decided to make the Wild Animal Finger Puppets.
The instructions were really easy to follow.
With a bit of glue and a small amount of sewing you soon
have a really cute set of finger puppets.
I really enjoyed making them and decided to make 2 sets.
They make fantastic presents.
I loved making them and can't wait to make more from the book.

 

Available direct from Lark Crafts

  

I received the book to review. 
However all opinions expressed are my own.
Affiliate links are included on the post.
No monies were exchanged.

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