Friday, July 26, 2013

Gooseberry Patch Stitching for the Kitchen Blog Tour, Review and Giveaway!

Introducing Gooseberry Patch's new book Stitching for the Kitchen: 30 Easy Projects for the Heart of Your Home

The projects inside are just wonderful! I was excited to receive a copy of the book.
The book includes full size patterns in an envelope that is attached to the inside back cover.
The patterns and instructions for the 30 projects are in the first 117 pages of the book.  Each project includes a full size photo of the completed project as well as illustrations that go along with the steps to make them.
Pages 120-142 include Essential Techniques, Embroidery Techniques & Motifs, and Measurement Conversion Chart & Resources.

I have a start on the Circular Rag Rug:
This is the project picture from Stitching for the Kitchen:
 I made the Plastic Bag Dispenser:

 This is the project picture from the book:
I've been using another pattern to make plastic bag holders, but I really like the pattern they give so much better.  I will be making a lot more of these.
On the Circular Rag Rug, I thought I had plenty of fabric cut, sewn and made into tubes, but I was wrong.   I will complete the rug one day soon.  I love how it's turning out.

There are lots of the 30 projects that I want to make, but here are 2 that I plan on making next.
Divided Bread Basket:
Sewing Bag/Organizer:
I am also including a scan of the back of Stitching for the Kitchen so that you can see some of the other projects included inside the book:
You will want to make sure to visit the other blogs participating in this blog tour:

July 22
July 23
July 24
July 25
July 26
July 27
July 28
July 29
July 30
August 1
August 2
Delightful Country Cookin

Disclosure: I was sent a copy of Stitching for the Kitchen for the purpose of this blog tour, review and giveaway. I was not compensated in any other way and all opinions are my own. Prize is being provided by the sponsor and they are responsible for mailing it.

Now for the fun!  One lucky reader of Marsha's Spot will win their very own copy of Stitching for the Kitchen
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