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random house stitched in time while a scrapbook can highlight our favorite memories of people places pets etc they are often stashed on a bookshelf only to be pulled out every few years now by combining sewing with memory keeping the loves of our lives can be celebrated every day with useful and ornamental objects make a birth announcement out of the outfit baby wore home from the hospital a birthday banner cut from clothing from past birthdays or even a quilt made from remnants of favorite outfits blankets or even worn out stuffed animals from childhood this book details the steps to make timeless treasures from forgotten favorites author alicia paulson softcoverpages imported I seldom rate a book with five stars But this book is wonderful There are sharp, detailed pictures, clear instructions And best of all, the projects are things I really felt inspired to make The timing was also right I purchased it when my child was just old enough pick out fabric and help to make a doll For that reason, I would give the book as a gift, for other families to enjoy. I read this book from cover to cover and just loved it Alicia Paulson is the best crafter writer I know of Her blog is fantastic, and her craft writing is too The projects in Stitched in Time are things you really want to make, and the instructions make it relatively easy I had never seen a cross stitch pattern that made me want to learn to cross stitch until I saw the one she designed in Stitched in Time I read this book from cover to cover and just loved it Alicia Paulson is the best crafter writer I know of Her blog is fantastic, and her craft writing is too The projects in Stitched in Time are things you really want to make, and the instructions make it relatively easy I had never seen a cross stitch pattern that made me want to learn to cross stitch until I saw the one she designed in Stitched in Time Didn t love it It gave me a white middle class 1950s vibe not even close to mine and many of the projects I thought were just down right ugly I asked my daughter if it would be super embarrassing to bring to a sleepover a pillowcase with a phone number stitched to it She rolled her eyes, Yes I think maybe the author s color palette and pattern mixing really didn t work for me but it also irritated me that projects were just too saccharine The photos were oddly lit but the illustrations Didn t love it It gave me a white middle class 1950s vibe not even close to mine and many of the projects I thought were just down right ugly I asked my daughter if it would be super embarrassing to bring to a sleepover a pillowcase with a phone number stitched to it She rolled her eyes, Yes I think maybe the author s color palette and pattern mixing really didn t work for me but it also irritated me that projects were just too saccharine The photos were oddly lit but the illustrations in the Appendices were clear I m sure some will find inspiration here I remember looking through this book a few year ago and not being impresses, but I have come to love Alicia Paulson s style and writing This is a craft book that is good to read the actual text as well as to drool over the projects Some of my favorite projects use photographs printed on fabric which I often think looks cheesy, but I like the way she used it in her projects And I love the idea of making a quilt out of outgrown baby clothes.