40 delightful applique projects designed especially for children. Packed with a wide range of functional and fanciful applique and needlework projects, ideal for customizing clothes and accessories or even creating charming new items from scratch. Detailed step-by-step projects cover everything from hand and machine applique techniques to quilting, braid, ribbons and buttons, perfect for beginners and experts alike. Prepare to be amazed by these charming and colourful designs, including fabulous bags and hats, clothes, play mats and wall hangings, comfy cushions, stylish pencil cases, dolls, blankets and so much more for children to adore. Renowned French textile illustrator Sylvie Blondeau explores all the possibilities of this simple technique, as well as all the necessary applique patterns, with beautiful colour photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams. Whether you applique by machine or by hand, and whatever your level of experience, you will find scores of ideas, methods, patterns, techniques and start-to-finish projects.