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Pocket Pompoms by Sachiyo Ishii

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 01 June 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217237
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
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  • Size: 155x215 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP Price: £9.99
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Description

What could be cuter than a woolly pompom creature? With Sachiyo Ishii’s ridiculously loveable pocket-size creations, you have all the ingredients of a fabulous, fun book! There are 35 imaginative designs for animals, birds, sea creatures, bees and other insects accompanied by clear, step-by step instructions.

With sections on materials, tools and basic techniques, you have all you need to get you started. Learn how to make the pompoms, attach them to each other and needle felt on features such as faces, ears, arms and legs adding the features is where their characters really come to life! All the pompoms can be made from scraps of yarn in your stash and each design uses only small amounts. You can be up-to-the-minute with plastic pompom makers or keep it traditional with the cardboard ring technique.

Sachiyo’s delightful designs include a ladybird, a fox, a hummingbird, a hamster, a dolphin and a hedgehog. With beautiful photographs to show off these charming pompom creations, this is sure to delight young and old alike.


Table of Contents

Contents



Introduction 8



Materials & tools 10



Techniques 14



Monkey step by step, page 24



Dog step by step, page 28



Projects 32



Fox, page 34



Bunny, page 37



Panda, page 40



Mouse, page 43



Owl, page 46



Brown Bear, page 48



Cat, page 50



Lovebirds, page 52



Teddy Bear, page 54



Hedgehog, page 56



Koala Bear, page 58



Seal Pup, page 60



Pufferfish, page 62



Hamster, page 65



Spider, page 68



Robin, page 70



Dog, page 72



Sheep, page 74



Chicken & chick, page 76



Bumblebee, page 78



Ladybird, page 80



Caterpillar, page 82



Turtle, page 84



Snail, page 87 Squirrel, page 90 Penguin, page 93



Dolphin, page 96 Pig, page 98



Duck & Duckling, page 100



Hummingbird, page 102



Toucan, page 104



Crab & Hermit Crab, page 107


About Sachiyo Ishii

Sachiyo Ishii was born and raised in Japan. She was a money broker on Wall Street and in London before discovering the joy of handicraft after her second son was born. She learned dressmaking and Waldorf doll making and has been designing and creating dolls and toys ever since. She teaches knitting, doll making, wet and dry felting, sewing, crochet and spinning, among other crafts. She has authored a number of titles for Search Press and her work regularly appears in knitting magazines. Sachiyo lives in Sussex with her husband and two sons. Visit her website at www.knitsbysachi.com.



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