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Handmade Beginnings: 24 Sewing Projects to Welcome Baby
     

Handmade Beginnings: 24 Sewing Projects to Welcome Baby

by Anna Maria Horner
 

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To download the patterns from Handmade Beginnings, please visit: http://www.turnerpublishing.com/books/detail/handmade-beginnings

24 sewing projects that celebrate the joy of a new baby

Come stitch alongside celebrated fabric designer Anna Maria Horner as she prepares for her own new baby. This stunning collection of nursery décor, keepsakes

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To download the patterns from Handmade Beginnings, please visit: http://www.turnerpublishing.com/books/detail/handmade-beginnings

24 sewing projects that celebrate the joy of a new baby

Come stitch alongside celebrated fabric designer Anna Maria Horner as she prepares for her own new baby. This stunning collection of nursery décor, keepsakes, maternity wear, baby's clothing, and more is all breathtakingly photographed as Anna Maria progresses through her pregnancy.

Mothers-to-be, grandparents, family, and friends will treasure this collection of sewing projects to welcome home a new baby. Stylish prints and colors combine in unique designs to give you 24 projects ranging from booties and a quilt to an embroidered family tree and a thank you note organizer-and everything in between.

  • Includes seven bonus loose-leaf paper patterns neatly tucked inside
  • Includes a brief primer on sewing for babies, including fabric selection and safety considerations
  • Other titles by Horner: Seams to Me

Saturated with gorgeous full-color photography, Handmade Beginnings gives new and veteran sewers colorful, contemporary, yet classic, patterns to mark one of life's biggest milestones.

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Library Journal
Growing families are the focus of craft blogger Horner's (Seams to Me) second collection of sewing patterns. Inspired by her family, Horner's designs include maternity clothing, baby clothing and toys, and fun extras for the new baby's older siblings. The projects include a convertible top for breastfeeding, diaper bags for mom and dad, and the standard baby quilts and soft toys that turn up in many sewing-for-baby books. It's really the aesthetic that will attract readers—Horner's samples have an appealing modern-vintage feel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470497814
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/03/2010
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
640,939
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Anna Maria Horner is a fabric designer admired for her luminous palette and innovative patterns. Anna Maria continues to develop fabric lines for Free Spirit and is building an ever-growing library of textiles to inspire creative souls worldwide. Her fabrics and projects have been featured in several national magazines, including a designer profile in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, and she has been a guest on The Martha Stewart Show. Her blog is read by thousands every day at annamariahorner.blogspot.com. She is the author of Seams to Me (Wiley).

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