Granny Chic Crafty Recipes and Inspiration for the Handmade Home by dottie angel and Ted & Agnes Tif Fussell, Rachelle Blondel

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    234 x 189 x 14mm
    25 Oct 2012
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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 whilst allowing you to give them your own personal twist. This selection of 20 projects includes spruced-up coathangers, 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.

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'Lock up the minimalist furniture and chuck on the chintz - it's now all about living like a grandma.' Grazia

'A feast of crafty ideas from granny-chic aficionados Rachelle Blondel and Tif Fussell.' YOU magazine, Mail on Sunday

'Queens of Granny Chic. Blogging on opposite sides of the Atlantic, these two stars of homemade craft were brought together to create their first book, grandma style...'
Mollie Makes

'We love this tribute to 'the ways of handmade and secondhand living inspired by grannies in days gone by'.'
The Simple Things

'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' Ireland's Home Interiors Living Magazine

Tif Fussell (of 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.Rachelle Blondel (of ted & agnes) 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. Rachelle’s work has appeared in Living etc and Prima Magazine.
Twitter: @tedandagnes