Sweet Stitches Aneela Hoey

71WaeomgaDL._AC_UL320_ Pub:  C&T Publishing

250+ embroidery designs from popular designer Aneela Hoey are now available as iron-on transfers, to make applying and using her designs a breeze. Transfer and embroider stylish designs from her newest book, Stitch & Sew, as well as dozens of original new designs. From small to large, florals to geometrics, this book has it all!

My review 

What I love about Embroidery transfer books. is that it takes away the bother of drawing your own design.

The 250 plus designs in this book are gorgeous, animals, flowers, stitching designs and lots lots more are large enough for a single project, but also small enough to put together and make a larger sampler.

The designs are well drawn and quite simple.

The iron on transfers can be used several times, and with a small selection of embroidery stitches to get you started this is a book perfect for every sewist, regardless of what your level is.

I love that the designs are ideal for homemade cards, baby quilts, hoop pictures and bag decoration. There is something for every occasion and every person.

I would have liked a pocket at the back to keep my transfer cut outs, but this is purely for convenience.

A fabulous design book to have on your craft shelf, that can be used time and time again.


I decided to make a small gift pouch using a Floral design.

Laying my design face down, I used a hot iron in short bursts to transfer the design.


I used about five embroidery stitches, chain stitch, back stitch lazy daisy and a herringbone, I also used my favourite French Knots to decorate my design.

I then used some contrasting fabric to make a small gift pouch!! Sew cute.

Because there is no pocket to keep my used transfers safe, being a crafter I made a large envelope and stuck this to the back of my book… perfect!


Happy sewing x


About the Author

Aneela Hoey learned to embroider and sew at age eight and has been stitching up her ideas ever since. A best-selling author, Aneela studied printed textiles at Winchester School of Art and now designs prints for Cloud 9 Fabrics.





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