An experienced magazine journalist, Lisa Hughes has written about design and women's interests for a range of publications, including interiors and supermarket magazines. A keen crafter who loves colour and pattern, she also runs an online vintage business, collects old paint-by-number pictures and lives in north London. Patricia Moffett is an illustrator and designer working in her studio in Snowdonia, north Wales. She has worked creatively on many successful books and has more than 30 years' experience in publishing. Intricate pattern and detail are an ongoing theme in her work.