Pirates & Pompoms is packed with playtime ideas for creative parents and carers. Follow a few simple steps to create handmade costumes, toys and props and you'll keep children entertained with make-believe worlds all day long. Only basic cutting, sticking and sewing skills are required. Focusing on these three popular themes (pirates, circus, and woodland animals), projects include: eye patches and a telescope, stuffed animal friends, leaf bunting, circus ringmaster's hat and a big-top capy den. Each project includes a simple template and illustrated step-by-step instructions. It is perfect for crafty adults looking for holiday activities that will keep little ones happy and busy.
Stella Bee has been designing children's toys for over a decade. Her design company has worked for clients such as Jellycat, Mothercare and Harrods, to mention just a few. Jemma Bell is a graphic and textile designer, with experience in children's illustration, branding and graphic campaigns. She also runs a homewares and textiles business with her sister, which is called Sage+Clare.