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Our Review

Forget neat stitches and sewing in straight lines, it's time to break the rules with Free & Easy Stitch Style by Poppy Treffry.

The book aims to help you find your own personal sewing style, break free from the conventional and stitch one-of-a-kind creations. Learn techniques such as outlining & shading, appliques and dealing with rough edges. Create special greetings cards, beautiful breakfast cosies for your eggs and teapots, an applique perfect pinny and hairband, freah-as-a-daisy curtains and an oh-so-tasty picnic blanket

Fire up your sewing machine and like with paper and pencil, learn how to draw with thread on fabric.

Check out a sample project from the book, Whimsical Wall Tidy. You can pick up a copy of the book now from RU Craft.

Publisher's Description

Go into the studio of popular textile designer Poppy Treffry, as she demonstrates how to create quirky, fun and memorable projects and motifs. Layering, fraying and applique all add to the free and easy effect, while techniques such as freestyle shading and texturing create pictures with charm and attitude. The variety of projects include home accents such as curtains and cushions, plus personal accessories like handbags and purses. Step-by-step instructions, illustrations and photographs combine with a fresh design to offer you a new twist in needlecrafting.