Create colourful toy vegetables for young children, all from fat quarters (handy pre-cut pieces of fabric that are amazingly versatile) or fabric scraps with Susie Johns.
Ideal for setting up a greengrocer’s shop or market stall, or pretending to cook, these toy vegetables encourage hours of learning and imaginative play.
The course is laid out in clear step-by-step instructions and accompanying photography, and it’s an easy, inexpensive and fun project for anyone new to sewing.
Susie says, “I hope you find these toys as much fun to make as they were to design.”
This free course is a sample project taken from Fat Quarter: Toys, by Susie Johns, published by GMC Publications.
Fat Quarter: Toys, by Susie Johns, published by GMC Publications, RRP £12.99, available online and from all good bookshops.
Susie Johns is an artist and designer who has written dozens of craft books, mostly on knitting, crochet and sewing, including Knitted Pets, Knitted Woodland Creatures, How to Embroider and Fat Quarter: Bags & Purses (GMC Publications). Her patterns and designs appear regularly in consumer craft magazines in the UK, such as Let’s Knit, Sew, and Let’s Get Crafting, and she has written numerous patterns for suppliers such as DMC. She has also demonstrated various crafts on television. She also runs classes and workshops on knitting and crochet and has been involved in a number of textile-based community projects in and around London, where she lives.