Whether you want to make a gift for a baby shower or christening, or are a mum-to-be who wants to create something special for your new arrival, you will find plenty of pretty little things to choose from in this gorgeous book.Create your own heirloom from 20 simple-to-make sewing and knitting designs sourced from around the world - cute feedsack overalls from the heart of America, a pretty embroidered pinny from England or a chic lacy christening gown from France. Traditional vintage designs from the author's extensive collection are complemented by new patterns created in vintage style - for example, a candy cane Christmas stocking - using vintage or vintage-inspired natural fabrics and yarns. The projects also include short-cut ideas and variations that recycle vintage household items - for example, making a quilt from vintage hankies. Not just heirloom - eco-friendly, too! These beautiful little projects will make the perfect keepsake that will be loved for generations.This title features new patterns for traditional heirloom designs. It includes a pattern section. Modern photographs of the projects are accompained by classic illustration.