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  • Publisher: Page Street Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 August 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781624148057
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 203x228 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP Price: £16.99
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Handmade Animal Dolls

£16.99

20 Simple Sewing Sewing Patterns for Stylish Toys by Melissa Lowry

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Book Description

This unique craft book teaches readers how to sew animal dolls with contemporary style. Artist and pattern designer Melissa Lowry was inspired to create these plush characters when searching for safe kids toys that fit her modern style. As a result, each doll is designed with both playtime and design trends in mind. The doll’s friendly features are made with easy-to-learn needle felting techniques, which means soft, cuddly toys, without any sharp plastic components. Experienced sewers will love the up to date aesthetic of the patterns and beginners will find the minimal, clean lines as approachable as they are appealing. These dolls are the perfect handmade touch for a chic nursery, and make a special gift for any fashionable new mum.

Choose from a wide variety of whimsical animal characters, including a whale, a cat, a seahorse, a fox and even a unicorn, all featuring Melissa’s fresh, creative touches. The projects are easy to personalise with quick patterns for dresses, suspenders and hats in a trendy mix-and-match colour palette. Each animal comes to life with its own narrative backstory and personality traits, so kids can imagine and play. Friendly, step-by-step instructions make it easy to create these modern family keepsakes, built to be played with, crafted to last. This book will contain 20 projects with a photograph for each, plus comprehensive step-by-step images and traceable sewing templates.

About the Author

About Melissa Lowry

Melissa Lowry is a graphic designer, illustrator and event planner. She sold her needle-felted animals through her first business, Milo&Ben, designs her own fabric line and is the founder of Makeology. She currently lives in Ontario, Canada.

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