Thursday, 22 October 2015

Thistle Down Moon ~ Book Review


by Maggie Bonanomi

ISBN:  9781611691382
Publication Date: 01 September 2014
RRP: £18.99

Available direct from Search Press.


Maggie found an old quilt.
From this quilt she has been inspired to design
and write this book.


She has brought together an amazing mix of projects
with a theme and colours running through them. 
I can honestly say I just love looking at this book.
It has such warmth and homely feel about it.


I love her use of natural materials and different techniques
to design projects that are simply inspirational.


I can honestly say that I want to make everything
in this book.
I love the muted tones that bring each of the
projects together.


I don't think the book is for a beginner sewer/quilter
but if you are already a sewer/quilter I am sure
you will enjoy this book.


Each of the projects has a materials list
and instructions for cutting the project
and how to assemble it.


At the back of the book patterns of each
of the projects.
There is a fantastic mix of projects to make;
  • Thistle Down Moon Wool Mat
  • Thistle Down Moon Hooked Rug
  • Anna of Bellingham, 1812, Sampler
  • Think-of-Me Heart Sewing Case
  • Old Velvet Pincushions
  • Sweet Velvet Peapod Pinkeep
  • Wall-Hung Sewing Necessity
  • Penny-Topped Stools
  • Little Pocket Necklace
  • Easy Folded Linen Pocket
  • My Little Hanging Garden
  • Butcher's Apron
  • Four Garden Pillows
  • Flowerbed Quilt
  • One Old Flower on Wool Pillow
  • Flowers on the Windowsill Wool Mat
  • Wood Frame
  • Remains of the Day Tablerunner

I love this book.
The designs of the pages and the pictures
reflect the beautiful look of the projects.
The projects bring such a feeling of home
in them.
They have such a simple look to them but with
such a beautiful picture of nature.


Maggie has used a mix of materials
to create a unique look that runs
right through the book.



The feeling throughout the book
is a feeling of nature, peace and beauty.



A truly thoughtful and beautiful book.

Available direct from Search Press.




I received this 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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