Crafty Recipes & Inspiration for the Handmade Home by Dottie Angel and Ted & Agnes
Published 25th October 2012
Size 234 x 189 x 16
More than just a 'how-to' guide, Granny Chic offers inspiration to keen crafters hoping to breathe new life into vintage fabrics and second-hand objects. From handmade notebooks to lace lampshades and pinnies made from tea towels, each of the craft 'recipes' brings the granny chic look to life while allowing you to give them your own personal twist. This selection of 20 projects includes spruced-up coat hangers, a 'dingle dangle' door screen, a 'patched and pieced' lampshade and a crocheted tea cosy. In addition to the projects, Granny Chic offers advice on the granny chic lifestyle, from befriending your local fabric shop to creating a handmade home. Packed full of ideas, it will have you rustling in your vintage fabric to find your inner granny chic crafting soul.
Rachelle Blondel lives in Yorkshire with her family, which includes two dogs, two cats, plus several pigs and chickens, where she creates 'handmade accessories and vintage whatnot'. Her passion for sewing, painting and faffing has filled her house, two barns and a caravan with untold treasure. She is the co-author of granny chic, which she wrote with Tif Fussell (Kyle Books 2012). Rachelle's work has appeared in Living etc and Prima Magazine. Tif Fussell (Dottie Angel) moved to Seattle from the UK in 2000. She is the author of dottie angel and has featured in Mollie Makes, 91 Magazine and Little Thing Magazine.