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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 13 January 2012
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844487998
  • Stock: 14 in stock
  • Size: 240x220 mm
  • Illustrations: 250
  • Pages: 120
  • RRP: £15.99
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Flower Power Patchwork

£15.99

by Anne-Pia Godske Rasmussen

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Book Description
Gorgeous designs, a kaleidoscope of ideas and a book packed with inspiration. Anne-Pia shows how to make beautiful patchwork and appliqued flowers that can be applied to home items and gifts in innovative and charming ways.

Create beautiful items for you and your home using the delightful projects in this book. There are 23 to choose from, including bags, notebooks, pin cushions, pillows, placemats and a handy holder for pens and pencils, all designed and lovingly made by the author, Anne-Pia Godske Rasmussen. Her fresh, contemporary designs and distinctive use of colour have a strong Scandinavian feel, and her techniques are clearly and simply explained through the use of step-by-step instructions, beautifully hand-drawn diagrams and gorgeous photographs. Drawing on traditional patchwork and quilting methods, all the basic techniques, tools and equipment you need are explained fully at the beginning of the book, and there are full-size templates at the back of the book for all those projects that require them.

Includes 23 beautiful and unique projects for you and your home
Based on traditional techniques, all explained clearly and simply at the beginning of the book
Easy-to-follow instructions with beautiful hand-drawn diagrams and photographs make this book ideal for beginners

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Includes 23 beautiful and unique projects for you and your home
Based on traditional techniques, all explained clearly and simply at the beginning of the book
Easy-to-follow instructions with beautiful hand-drawn diagrams and photographs make this book ideal for beginners

About the Author

About Anne-Pia Godske Rasmussen

Anne-Pia Godske Rasmussen is a well-known and successful textile artist, creating unique and charming dolls, bags, accessories and items for the home using a range of brightly coloured, distinctive fabrics. After studying pottery at art school she went on to develop her own designs in patchwork. Her designs are both beautiful and useful and her work has a neat finish, so they are as stunning viewed from the back as they are from the front. Anne-Pia lives and works in Denmark.

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Make it Today

April 2015

Get hippy and channel the power of the flower with Anne-Pia's handy new guide. Patchwork as a thrift craft lends itself so well to the floral trend, you'll soon be decorating all of your homewares with it! featuring graphics that are laid out to show you exactly where to stitch and snip, and a choice of 23 projects including tool bags, table runners and needle holders, you'll soon be able to give your home a truly bohemian feel.


Woman's Weekly Craft

June 14

This book picks up on the current trend for both floral motifs and Scandinavian-influenced design, and marries them beautifully with traditional quilting and patchwork techniques. It has over 25 projects to choose from, each with step-by-step illustrations and photography of the finished make.


Sewing Directory, The

Mar 12

This book has over 25 bright and cheerful projects either incorporating floral designs, or using floral fabrics alongside traditional patchwork & quilting techniques. There is a great range of projects from bags, cushions and quilts to pin cushions, notebook covers and a pencil case, there should be something for everyone to make. I love the bright and colourful prints that have been used on the projects and they have used colourful diagrams which match perfectly and make this a very cheerful book. The projects have step by step instructions, a materials list and lots of useful diagrams as well as templates at the back of the book and a techniques section at the front.


Fabrications

April/May 2012

For those of us old enough to remember. flower power has made a comeback! By using traditional patchwork and quilting techniques, Anne has combined her fresh contemporary designs with bright and colourful fabrics to create beautiful items for you and your home. There are over 25 projects to choose from, all with clear instructions, hand-drawn diagrams and lovely photographs. The basic techniques, tools and equipment are all fully explained and there are full-size templates at the back of the book for those projects that require them. The projects include bags, notebooks, pincushions, placemats and cushion and all have a unique style that is distinctly Scandinavian.

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