Here's a colorful needlecrafter's menagerie of cloth animal designs and toys that will delight babies and toddlers. Author Rebecca Shreeve presents easy-to-follow animal patterns for decorating babies' T-shirts, bibs, socks, blankets, and more. Additional patterns include a play mat embellished with friendly monsters, a whale towel, and a kitten pillow. There are templates for making charming, colorful stuffed-fabric toy animals. They include Ella the mouse, Olivia the sheep, Lucy the elephant, Luke the monkey, and Henry the Pig. A final project shows readers how to make a delightful cloth book filled with charming animal pictures babies will love. Nursery Stitch's concluding chapter explains all construction techniques--working with templates, transferring designs to fabric, using stabilizers, and perfecting a variety of hand stitches. Moms will have fun creating these animal-theme items and babies will be delighted by the results. Filled with color photos and pattern templates.