Celebrated designer, Amy Butler brings her fresh, modern style to the timeless craft of sewing. In this lavishly illustrated collection of patterns, she presents 24 charming projects ranging from cushy floor cushions to smart aprons to stylish handbags. Stylish photographs inspire while how-to illustrations and straightforward text (minus the confusing sewing lingo) make it a cinch to achieve beautifully finished projects. In addition, Amy offers thoughtful tips on finding and treating new or vintage fabrics, an easy-to-navigate techniques section, and a glossary and resource guide at back. Whether it's chic placemats and napkins for the kitchen, a luxurious kimono-style robe for the bath, or handy organizer baskets for the home office, Amy Butler's "In Stitches" makes it easy to create beautiful accessories for every room and every mood.