Author(s): Tone Finnanger
Recreate memories of the seaside with simple sewing, papercraft, crochet and knitting projects using beautiful Tilda fabrics, yarn and embellishments. Be inspired by life at the beach and in the ocean to make gifts, toys and pretty accessories for your home. From adorable whales and fishing girl dolls to hanging mobiles, applique blankets and summer scarves, the designs will take you on a journey of the perfect seaside holiday.
Tone Finnanger is a talented designer and an expert in drawing and painting techniques. She worked as an interior designer and decorator in Oslo, Norway, before moving to a small island near Tonsberg. She has a distinctive style that has proven to be popular with crafters of all ages and abilities. Tone formed the Tilda brand in 1999 when she was just 25 years old. It is now well known for its whimsical, comical and naive characters in the form of animals and dolls. The brand has also developed a range of craft products for sewing and paper craft that are produced and distributed by Panduro Hobby.
BY THE SEA Whales - Small whale - Ceiling mobile Sailboat applique Jellyfish Sea urchins Fisher girl Sailing jacket AT THE BEACH Summer scarf Flowers - Crochet circles - Fabric flowers Summer girls - Knitted cardigan Ice lollies Paperweight Paper ideas Patterns Suppliers Index