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Fast fabric gifts

Fast fabric gifts

Southern, Sally

'Fast Fabric Gifts' is a treasure trove of over 30 pretty little projects using luxurious fabrics and exquisite embellishments to prove that small is always beautiful

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Sally Southern
ISBN: 0715330403, 9780715330401
Physical Description: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Subject: Sewing.; Beauty and Fashion.


  1. Introduction
  2. Just for you...
  3. Feathered friend accessories
  4. Funky floral jewellery set
  5. Out of the button box
  6. Cute cosmetic case
  7. Dotty about you bag
  8. Just for the home...
  9. Memories in miniature
  10. A jarful of delights
  11. Shabby chic at heart
  12. Little basket of goodies
  13. Pretty patchwork hangings
  14. Hung up with style
  15. For all my little treasures
  16. Techniques
  17. Suppliers; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Index.

Author note

Sally Southern works as a self-employed textile artist/designer freelancing in all areas of art and design, including fashion and furnishings. She regularly contributes to magazines, including Crafts Beautiful and has worked on several books including Sew Many Bags, Sew Little Time for D&C. Sally lives in Tyne & Wear.


Packed full of gorgeous, sewing projects this will be the answer to all your gifting problems. Use up your fabric scraps and button and bead collections with these pretty little sewing projects which make the perfect presents.

The author uses an eclectic blend of materials including: felt, gingham, Liberty print, denim, ribbon, buttons, beads, wire and even decorative paper.

Small hand and sewing machine projects are the ideal way to create quick gifts with lasting impact. Step-by-step instructions, needlecraft and embroidery stitch techniques are included throughout to make it fast and easy. Projects include: shabby chic hanging heart; patchwork hangings; floral felt jewellery and a cute cosmetic bag.