From the Bookcase: Sewing for Christmas

  In case you hadn’t noticed, Christmas is fast approaching and what better time of the year is there to go crazy with the sewing and crafting activities (as if we needed an excuse!). Released this month, Sewing for Christmas by Rebecca McCallion (New Holland Publishers) contains 15 projects to see you through the festive […]

From the Bookcase: Vintage-Style Gifts for the Home

    Vintage-Style Gifts for the Home (Love to Sew) by Christa Rolf is the perfect book for the sewist. Published by Search Press, this book contains 64 pages packed with vintage craft ideas for the shabby chic home. Each design is explained with clear step-by-step instructions and accompanied by beautiful photographs, and full sized templates are […]

From the Bookcase: Half Yard Home

Half Yard Home: Easy Sewing Projects Using Left-Over Pieces of Fabric is the new book by Debbie Shore. True to the real meaning of shabby chic, this book is all about making the most of what you have – or least it is where fabric is concerned. Each of the 40 projects within the book produces […]