Aneela Hoey studied printed textile design at Winchester School of Art and went on to work at design studios in both London and New York. She has created fabric lines for Cloud9 Fabrics and Moda, as well as her own sewing and quilt patterns. She is the author of embroidery book Little Stitches. Aneela lives in Berkshire with her husband and two daughters.
This is the perfect project to combine your hand stitching with
your sewing machine.
Everything you need to know is included, from transferring patterns, to making up your desired project.
The embroidery is just divine, all the stitches you need are shown both visually and written so they are simple to understand.
The projects are small and beautiful, and very useful. Each technique is explained and the patterns are included. The Notebook is the ideal project to practice your stitching and looks amazing.
I love this book. It is simple but the finish of the designs is absolutely beautiful. they would make pretty gifts to give away and if you are a beginner or someone who has been embroidering for ever, this is a book you will love and enjoy.
31 embroidery and stitch projects that will have you drooling. Sew and embroider all manner of bags, clutches, notebooks with contemporary stitch designs. Aimed at the younger under 40 end of the market, this book is perfect for those who need to know all the sewing basics. You'll find simple projects to hone your newfound skills. The basics and techniques section is comprehensive, making this a great book for the beginner. This section also includes all the embroidery stitches with diagrams and photos. It takes you through the notebook sampler page by page. The rest of the book is largely taken up by the projects. These have wide appeal, with easy to follow instructions and clear photography. You can download and print the patterns. It's all about simple practical sewing and learning embroidery in a way you will love.-- Karen Platt * www.karenplatt.co.uk *