Marie Claire Idees is the essential place for creative hobbies from cross stitch, sewing, crochet and embroidery to dyeing painting and collage. It is a community of creative and passionate people who share their creations and ideas through the magazine Marie Claire Idees and the website marieclaireidees.com.
This is cute, chic and all the things you want it to be. Scarves, cushions and cuddly toys. I love this book. Patterns to enlarge, great designs that are fun to make and will be loved by all. Some designs are appliqued. Be warned the kids will want every item in this book!-Yarnsandfabrics.co.uk/crafts This collection of 50 animal-themed fabric projects is a 'must have' book for us. There are full size blocks, so we can transfer shapes onto a charting device or knit the fabric and use cut 'n' sew. There's a mix of styles to suit everyone and the book also includes a large selection of applique and embroidery projects. Suitable for all levels of expertise, it's totally inspiring.-Machine Knitting Monthly Project fans will love this collection of 50 animal-themed fabric makes from a classic brown teddy bear to more unusual designs like the bright and funky button-eyed bunnies. There is also a selection of applique and embroidery projects. The book includes easy-to-follow instructions along with full pattern templates.-Craft Focus If you love lots of ideas for toy making this book is sure to please. Packed full of 50 projects ranging from traditional teddies, bunnies, mice, dogs and cats and some great animal applique designs for decorating cushions, bed linen, bags and books. The choices of fabric are varied from warm winter fleeces to brightly patterned cottons and even using floor cloths to make a floppy eared dog! Patterns are included but need to be enlarged to full size.-Sewing World