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29 Jan

Behind the scenes at Cath Kidston

Do you love Cath Kidston as much as we do? We’re such big fans of her that we’ve published two of her books, Make! and Sew!, both of which showcase a fabulous collection of projects and Cath’s cheerful, vintage-inspired fabric prints.

Check out the video above to get a behind-the-scenes look at Cath’s upcoming Spring-Summer 2013 line. And, if the video inspires you to take matters in to your own hands, check out Cath’s books below to re-create some of the looks featured in the video on your own. Projects include a range of easy-to-sew totes and bags, embroidered and appliqued cardigans, tops, and dresses, and a range of colorful homewares like pillows and blankets.

Sew! by Cath Kidston

Sew! (click on cover to buy)
Exclusive Cath Kidston Designs for over 40 Simple Sewing Projects
$24.99/$29.99 Can.
160 pages, trade paperback with French flaps

Make! by Cath Kidston

Make! (click on cover to buy)
Over 40 Fantastic Projects with 16 Exclusive Designs
$24.99/$31.99 Can.
176 pages, trade paperback with French flaps

I'm an assistant editor at St. Martin's Press. I caught the crafting bug when I was little and I wouldn't let my parents leave the store without buying me a crafting kit---any crafting kit! I wove baskets, folded origami, made jewelry, and painted glass. I'm an avid, but impatient knitter, so I'm always choosing projects that I can finish over a weekend. I also love to cook and bake. When I'm not working in the office working on craft books, my weekend consists of , well...making something with my hands. I'm usually scouring whatever's fresh at the farmer's market or food co-op, trying out new recipes, and working on my latest craft project.

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