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A beginner's guide to quilling paper flowers  by Motoko Maggie Nakatani

A beginner's guide to quilling paper flowers

Motoko Maggie Nakatani

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"Create exquisite, long-lasting quilled paper flowers with this step-by-step detailed guide! With the help of Japanese quilling expert Motoko Maggie Nakatani, you can create breathtaking quilled flowers with just a few inexpensive tools and paper quilling...

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200 crochet blocks for blankets, throws, and afghans  by Jan Eaton

200 crochet blocks for blankets, throws, and afghans

Jan Eaton

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"This comprehensive guide to crochet blocks is an essential for any crochet addict. Choose from 200 beautiful block designs and learn different ways of joining them to make afghans and throws that are both functional and decorative. From Art Deco geometric...

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Finding form with fibre  by Ruth Woods

Finding form with fibre

Ruth Woods

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"Finding Form with Fibre contains a collection of fourteen Australian contemporary basketry artists working with a variety of plant fibre and recycled materials showcasing their basketry sculpture. It includes a detailed plant list and other recycled textiles...

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Japan blue indigo dyeing techniques  by Piggy Tsujioka

Japan blue indigo dyeing techniques

Piggy Tsujioka

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"Discover the fun of shibori and the beauty of indigo dyeing in one book! This book presents a new spin on the beloved Japanese art of Shibori resist tie-dying using 100% natural indigo dyes and simple techniques that you can do at home. Add artistic touches...

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Essential sashiko

Essential sashiko

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"Essential Sashiko provides full-size templates and patterns for 92 beautiful sashiko stitches -- all the patterns you are likely to need for any project you wish to undertake. It provides detailed lessons on how to form the stitches and how to use the...

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Mindful embroidery  by Charles (Artist) Henry

Mindful embroidery

Charles (Artist) Henry

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"Escape the chaos of everyday life by embroidering yourself a romantic and tranquil getaway. Allow Charles Henry and Elin Petronella to whisk you away to the calming villas of the French countryside. Discover the hidden gems of Paris, stroll down the colorful...

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Straw, hay & rushes in Irish folk tradition  by Anne O'Dowd

Straw, hay & rushes in Irish folk tradition

Anne O'Dowd

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"In Ireland, the humble organic materials of straw, hay, and rushes were utilized throughout the centuries for a myriad of purposes. The heyday of their use as objects were the 18th and 19th centuries, when travelers to Ireland often wrote disparaging and...

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Wild + free holidays  by Ainsley Arment

Wild + free holidays

Ainsley Arment

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"Create new holiday traditions your family will treasure. When autumn rolls around, what could be better than gathering your family and making memories together? Ainsley Arment and the Wild + Free community have curated a festive selection of holiday-themed...

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Creative book art  by Clare Youngs

Creative book art

Clare Youngs

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"Transform old books and magazines into beautiful paper crafts, with over 50 inspiring projects. Packed full of ideas for everything from stationery and homewares to paper animals and gifts for kids, Creative Book Art shows you how to make stunning projects...

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Animal amigurumi adventures. Volume 1, 15 crochet patterns to create adorable amigurumi critters  by Lauren Espy

Animal amigurumi adventures. Volume 1, 15 crochet patterns to create adorable amigurumi critters

Lauren Espy

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"Animal Amigurumi Adventures features easy-to-follow patterns for all crochet skill levels. Lauren Espy, author of the bestselling amigurumi book Whimsical Stitches, provides detailed, step-by-step photos to help you crochet critters as cute as what you see on...

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Garden gathered  by Helen Leighton

Garden gathered

Helen Leighton

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"Garden Gathered captures a year on a flower farm with floral designer Helen Leighton of Riverdale Farm, on the south coast of Western Australia. Brimming with stunning photography, the book features over 20 floral ensembles showcasing Helen's garden gathered...

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Retro girl embroidery  by Erin Essiambre

Retro girl embroidery

Erin Essiambre

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"Far-Out Fiber Art to Celebrate the '70s. From fringe and bell-bottoms to funky patterns and florals, fill your embroidery hoop with the iconic style of the 1970s! Erin Essiambre, renowned fiber artist and creator of Salt Water Stitches, combines her love of...

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Chloé catwalk  by Lou Stoppard

Chloé catwalk

Lou Stoppard

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"The first comprehensive overview of Chloe's collections presented through catwalk photography, published in collaboration with Chloe to celebrate the house's 70th anniversary in 2022. Founded by Egyptian-born Gaby Aghion in 1952, Chloe pioneered luxury...

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Cross stitch for the heart  by Emma Congdon

Cross stitch for the heart

Emma Congdon

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"Stitch a kinder world with this collection of heartfelt designs from cross stitch designer Emma Congdon. This celebration of love in all its forms will heal your heart, one stitch at a time. Featuring stunning 20 patterns, with easy-to-read full-colour charts...

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Macramé super easy  by Josephine Kirsch

Macramé super easy

Josephine Kirsch

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"Trend-alarm: The simple and stylish knotting projects will brighten up you[r] home and wardrobe in next to no time. Perfect for beginners: Thanks to the step-by-step instructions with photos and clear illustrations, recreating the projects is easy. Warning,...

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Crocheted bees, bugs & butterflies  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted bees, bugs & butterflies

Vanessa Mooncie

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"Crocheted Bees, Bugs and Butterflies is a stunning collection of 10 exquisite crochet projects including moths, beetles, butterflies and other insects. Each project includes clear step-by-step instructions and stunning photography. The book includes an...

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Simple whatnots II  by Kim Diehl

Simple whatnots II

Kim Diehl

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"Proving that the best things really do come in small packages, Kim Diehl shares 18 cute-as-can-be quilt designs in this delightful sequel to Simple Whatnots. Dig into your scrap bin, box, or basket, and get ready to have some quilting fun. And be sure to read...

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Selbu patterns  by Anne Bårdsgård

Selbu patterns

Anne Bårdsgård

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"Anne Bårdsgård grew up in Selbu, and has always had a close relationship with her hometown and its rich knitting history--her relentless interest in the traditional mittens that made Selbu famous worldwide became the groundwork for her first book, the...

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Knot bad amigurumi  by Vincent Green-Hite

Knot bad amigurumi

Vincent Green-Hite

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"Knot Bad Amigurumi features easy and fun techniques for creating unique and adorable crochet characters-including a turtle, bee, rocket ship, and boba tea, along with ideas for personalizing creations"--Publisher's description.

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Crackle weave simply  by Susan Kesler-Simpson

Crackle weave simply

Susan Kesler-Simpson

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"The areas of separating threads give crackle weave its appearance of cracking pottery, and once you see how the structure works, there is so much you can do with it! Learning is not complete without practice, so there are numerous patterns to try for a...

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Paper flowers  by Jessie Chui

Paper flowers

Jessie Chui

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"An inspirational book showing you how to create realistic, everlasting paper flowers and foliage for use in stunning bouquets, buttonholes and table displays. This paperback version of Paper Flower Art offers Clear step-by-step photographs and instructions...

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Christmas at Cowslip  by Jo Colwill

Christmas at Cowslip

Jo Colwill

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"Christmas at Cowslip is a compilation of the best festive sewing projects from Jo Colwill's two books Cushions and Quilts and Patchwork Quilts and Gifts. This collection of festive projects is the perfect resource for all your seasonal sewing. Whether you are...

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Crocheted wild animals  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted wild animals

Vanessa Mooncie

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"This book is a collection of 150 animal patterns to crochet"--Publisher's description.

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Handmade clay jewelry  by Meghan Allen

Handmade clay jewelry

Meghan Allen

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"Meghan Allen, creator of Clay + Bloom, has spent years honing the art of polymer clay jewelry - and now she shares all of her expert advice with you. Full of tips, tricks and stunning step-by-step projects, this comprehensive guide will arm you with all the...

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Fabric weaving  by Mathew Boudreaux

Fabric weaving

Mathew Boudreaux

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"You gotta weave it to believe it! Learn the art of fabric weaving with 12 fun and fabulous projects! Not only is fabric weaving perfect for crafters, garment sewists, and quilters--it is also an ideal entry point for non-crafters who want to join in on the...

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Hedgerow  by Simone Gooding

Hedgerow

Simone Gooding

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"This enchanting book contains a delightful collection of dolls made from 100% wool hand dyed felt, complete with felt, linen and knitted accessories. You will find... Linen Dungarees with felt Rabbit Appliqued Pockets. Knitted Beret with Swiss Darning...

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How to embroider almost every cute thing

How to embroider almost every cute thing

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"How to Embroider Almost Every Cute Thing includes more than 500 supercute, sweet, and little embroidery motifs for just about everything you could ever want to depict with needle and thread. From cheeseburgers and chihuahuas to earmuffs and exercise...

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Seasonal flower embroidery  by Kazuko Aoki

Seasonal flower embroidery

Kazuko Aoki

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"Small embroidered gifts for every season. Give the gift of embroidery! Inspired by flowers in every season, theses small projects make the perfect gift. From small purses and pins to stunning artwork, these embroidery projects are small but stunning and make...

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Amazing circular weaving  by Emily Nicolaides

Amazing circular weaving

Emily Nicolaides

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"A comprehensive guide to more than 30 circular weaving techniques perfect for crafting unique and modern home decor. Artist and educator Emily Nicolaides demonstrates the wonderful possibilities of contemporary circular weaving in this one-of-a-kind guide for...

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Sarah Payne's appliqué school  by Sarah (Quilter) Payne

Sarah Payne's appliqué school

Sarah (Quilter) Payne

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"In this fun and practical introduction to hand and machine applique, well-known TV personality Sarah Payne leads you through a series of techniques to build up your skills. Each chapter includes a number of different-sized step-by-step projects, including a...

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Modern macrame style  by Amaia Martin

Modern macrame style

Amaia Martin

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"Modern Macramé Style is the ultimate guide for beginners. You will be working with sustainable materials, such as recycled cotton, jute and raffia, on 20 projects that include plant hangers, cushion covers, bags and wall hangings. With easy to follow...

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Modern Japanese embroidery stitches  by Noriko Tsuchihashi

Modern Japanese embroidery stitches

Noriko Tsuchihashi

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"In Modern Japanese Embroidery Stitches, Japanese textile maven Noriko Tsuchihashi presents over 100 bold, textural motifs to stitch with thread, ribbon, beads and buttons using familiar stitches as well as a few lesser-known ones. Her detailed instructions...

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Artisan air-dry clay  by Radka Hostašová

Artisan air-dry clay

Radka Hostašová

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"No Kiln? No Problem! Learn to make beautifully textured home décor accents with inexpensive air-dry clay! The process is easy, and the results are surprisingly stylish when you follow the tips, advice, and instruction from author and clay artist-designer...

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Mini knits for Christmas  by Sue Stratford

Mini knits for Christmas

Sue Stratford

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"Knit yourself into the Christmas spirit with more than 30 adorable mini Christmas projects from bestselling designer Sue Stratford. Knit yourself into the Christmas spirit with over 30 adorable mini Christmas projects from bestselling designer Sue Stratford....

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Foolproof art quilting  by Katie Fowler

Foolproof art quilting

Katie Fowler

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"The fun, no-fail approach to creating art quilts Bolster your creativity while having a ball! Certified creativity coach and art quilter Katie Fowler shares her no-fail approach to art quilting, perfect for all experience levels from beginner to advanced....

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Japanese motifs in stumpwork & goldwork  by Jane Nicholas

Japanese motifs in stumpwork & goldwork

Jane Nicholas

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"This is a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration for embroiderers and lovers of Japanese culture alike. Follow the amazing designs of world renowned embroidery artist Jane Nicholas in this stunning book. Learn how to create your own sumptuous embroidered...

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Crochet zodiac dolls  by Carla Mitrani

Crochet zodiac dolls

Carla Mitrani

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"This collection of crochet patterns for astrological amigurumi is the perfect way to enjoy your zodiac sign and make gifts for all you family and friends to treasure. Each crochet pattern features the symbol of the star sign, so you will immediately...

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Sisters gonna stitch

Sisters gonna stitch

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"A fabulous collection of funny, sassy, uplifting embroidery patterns for the modern-day stitcher. Be inspired to kickstart your crafting journey with 50 gorgeous designs, as well as hints and tips from the experts at Cotton Clara. Each pattern features an...

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My amigurumi toys  by Lana Choi

My amigurumi toys

Lana Choi

Book

"In her second book Korean crochet doll designer Lana Choi shares her lovely new 16 crochet toys with you. She is a well-known Amigurumi designer on the social media not just in Korea but also in western community. All projects are explained with step-by-step...

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Hip to be square  by Katie Jones

Hip to be square

Katie Jones

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"With Hip to Be Square learn how to transform five simple granny squares into 20 bold and bright designs featuring size-inclusive garments, stylish accessories, and beautiful homewares. All five granny squares can be completed in a wide range of yarn weights,...

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Candles  by Ebi Sinteh

Candles

Ebi Sinteh

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"Candles is a celebration of candles and the making process, showing you how to create a collection of 17 sustainable, seasonal candles to be enjoyed all year-round. Ebi and Emmanuel will teach you everything you need to know about soy wax, essential oils,...

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Jelly roll bargello quilts  by Karin Hellaby

Jelly roll bargello quilts

Karin Hellaby

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"Fascinating Bargello quilts consist entirely of straight seams and rectangular pieces, yet create the mesmerizing optical illusion of graceful movement, waves, and curves. Bargello quilt making looks complex and difficult--but any beginner quilter who can sew...

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Leather craft  by Amy Glatfelter

Leather craft

Amy Glatfelter

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"A classic craft reinvented for the modern maker! Love the luxe look of leather but intimidated by what seems like expensive materials, complex designs, and difficult techniques? Think again! Skilled artisan Amy Glatfelter teaches how to make fifteen gorgeous...

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Clay succulent garden  by author Kitanoko

Clay succulent garden

author Kitanoko

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"Become a forever plant parent with your own craft-savvy garden! Each project includes step-by-step color photos to create realistic-looking designs. Quirky and cute air-dry clay creations for over 25 popular succulent species. Perfect for anyone who loves...

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Worsted  by Aimée Gille

Worsted

Aimée Gille

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Crewel animal portraits  by Hazel Blomkamp

Crewel animal portraits

Hazel Blomkamp

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"Take this highly popular ancient art into the 21st century with 6 stunning multimedia projects from Hazel Blomkamp's 5th title in the series. Animal portraits receive Hazel's stunning and practical treatment in crewel with a twist. Fun to read and highly...

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Hooked  by Nir Eyal

Hooked

Nir Eyal

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"Nir Eyal reveals how successful companies create products people can't put down - and how you can too. Why do some products capture our attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain things out of sheer habit? Is there an underlying pattern to...

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A visible man  by Edward Enninful

A visible man

Edward Enninful

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"One of fashion's most important changemakers, a Black, gay, working-class refugee discusses how he forged a career in fashion and rose to become the first Black editor in chief of British Vogue"--Publisher's description.

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You can crochet with Bella Coco  by Sarah-Jayne Fragola

You can crochet with Bella Coco

Sarah-Jayne Fragola

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"Learn to crochet following Bella Coco's sure and simple methods, and make beautiful items along the way. Sarah-Jayne Fragola is the creator of Bella Coco Crochet, which she started in 2011. She specializes in teaching people to crochet, using simple and...

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Amigurumi flower babies  by Bas den Braver

Amigurumi flower babies

Bas den Braver

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"Crochet a rainbow of incredibly cute and colourful flower babies using this simple beginner's guide from Zabbez - Bas den Brave. Create a rainbow of cute and colourful crocheted flower babies using this simple beginner's guide. All the techniques and stitches...

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Wild textiles  by Alice (Textile artist) Fox

Wild textiles

Alice (Textile artist) Fox

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"Textile artist Alice Fox shows how to work with found, foraged, gathered and grown materials to create fabulous textile pieces that are inspired by, and made from, nature. She encourages crafters to be open minded and experimental, using local (and sometimes)...

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Mixed media textile art in three dimensions  by Ann Goddard

Mixed media textile art in three dimensions

Ann Goddard

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"Leading textile artist Ann Goddard takes three-dimensional textiles to a new level in this practical book. Drawing inspiration from natural landscapes, organic material and a concern for the environment, Ann's work combines textile and non/textile elements...

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Record, map & capture in textile art  by Jordan Cunliffe

Record, map & capture in textile art

Jordan Cunliffe

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"This stylish and fascinating book from up-and-coming textile art star Jordan Cunliffe shows how raw data, maps and personal experience can be distilled into textile art, producing mesmerising works with deep meaning, whether obvious or hidden, and...

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Love brings love

Love brings love

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"On April 24, 2021, the designer Alber Elbaz passed away due to complications from Covid-19. The artistic director of the House of Lanvin from 2001 to 2016, he was the most consequential figure from the fashion community lost to the pandemic. Love Brings Love,...

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Macramé bags  by Chizu Takuma

Macramé bags

Chizu Takuma

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"Craft your own stylish accessories worthy of a high-end boutique with this collection of 21 macramé bags, belts, and straps. From durable market totes to cross-body boho bags, there's a purse for every occasion. After mastering basic macramé techniques,...

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Yves Saint Laurent & art

Yves Saint Laurent & art

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"January 1962 saw the launch of the very first collection by Yves Saint Laurent. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of his couture house, the Musee Yves Saint Laurent Paris is organizing a unique retrospective of the couturier's work that...

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Thinking through craft  by Glenn Adamson

Thinking through craft

Glenn Adamson

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"This book is an introduction to the way that artists working in all media think about craft. Workmanship is key to today's visual arts, when high 'production values' are becoming increasingly commonplace. Yet craft's centrality to contemporary art has...

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Joyful stitch combinations  by Valerie Bothell

Joyful stitch combinations

Valerie Bothell

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"Introducing 350+ embroidery stitch combinations designed by the author, shown in 4 projects and a variety of samplers. Includes a Gallery of inspiration pieces"--Publisher's description.

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Viking knits  by Lasse L. Matberg

Viking knits

Lasse L. Matberg

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"Over 40 traditional and modern Norwegian knitwear patterns for all seasons and all the family. From Internet sensation Lasse Matberg. Lasse L. Matberg comes from a family who, for generations, have been working to create beautiful, quality crafted items by...

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Birds in toyland  by Becky Goldsmith

Birds in toyland

Becky Goldsmith

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"Quilt a Christmas heirloom in colorful wool and cotton appliqué. Get ready for Christmas cuddles with adorable appliqué. The Birds in Toyland quilt from Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins holds all of the whimsy and wonder you've come to expect from Piece O'...

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Classic calligraphy for beginners  by Younghae Chung

Classic calligraphy for beginners

Younghae Chung

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"Classic Calligraphy for Beginners is an introduction to traditional calligraphy that demonstrates the creative potential of various tools and how to apply them in a variety of ways to make learning Copperplate and Spencerian scripts easy and fun"--Publisher's...

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Modern block printing  by Rowan Sivyer

Modern block printing

Rowan Sivyer

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"Modern Block Printing explores the ancient craft of printing by hand, through contemporary and simple designs. Rowan Sivyer demonstrates the versatility of this beautiful medium through 15 easy projects: from greeting cards to printing on fabric and clay, to...

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The art of gifting naturally  by Angela Maynard

The art of gifting naturally

Angela Maynard

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"The Art of Gifting Naturally is a unique and contemporary guide to the joy of making gifts by hand. Inspired by the seasons, Angela Maynard showcases more than 25 inspiring projects that are easy to make and perfect to gift to friends and family"--Publisher's...

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Brazen  by Julia Haart

Brazen

Julia Haart

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"A riveting, inspiring memoir of one woman's escape from an extremist religious sect and an extraordinary rise from housewife to shoe designer, to CEO and co-owner of the modeling agency Elite World Group. Ever since she was a child, every aspect of Julia...

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Head to toe crochet  by Gurinder Kaur Hatchard

Head to toe crochet

Gurinder Kaur Hatchard

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"Have you ever had an urge to crochet anything as soon as a baby arrives in your life? Head to Toe Crochet contains bright, modern patterns using simple stitches to make matching booties and beanies. Suitable for beginners or those who have crocheted for...

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DIY resin crafting projects  by Teodora Petkova

DIY resin crafting projects

Teodora Petkova

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"Keep memories made by nature Whether it's a four-leaf clover, a bird's feather, or even beautiful blooms from your prom corsage or wedding bouquet, this complete guide includes 20 fun projects that are perfect for anyone to make gorgeous resin jewelry,...

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Marbling  by Zeena Shah

Marbling

Zeena Shah

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"Marbling will show you how to create and transfer patterned inks onto paper and fabric while inspiring you to live more a more colorful life. Throughout the book, Zeena Shah will help you to discover your own eye for color and show you how it can be applied...

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Color block quilt making  by Elizabeth Chappell

Color block quilt making

Elizabeth Chappell

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"Modern color blocked quilts are taking the sewing world by storm! A beginner-friendly project guide that's sure to also intrigue experienced sewists with its design-savvy aesthetic, Color Block Quilt Making includes 12 step-by-step quilting projects that...

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What is good design?  by Lisa S. Roberts

What is good design?

Lisa S. Roberts

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"What do a folding bicycle, umbrella, toilet brush, and water bottle all have in common? They are examples of good design -- something we often recognise but can't express in words. This graphically delightful book is guaranteed to raise readers' Design IQ by...

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The power of flowers  by Vicki Rawlins

The power of flowers

Vicki Rawlins

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"From field to forest and stream to sky, capture the harmony and beauty of the natural world with just some paper, flowers, leaves, and twigs. Creating stunning yet fleeting works of art, artist Vicki Rawlins of Sister Golden defies the notion that art should...

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Decorative needle felting projects  by Gretel Parker

Decorative needle felting projects

Gretel Parker

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"Needle felting is the simple process of transforming wool into 3D objects using a barbed needle. It's a fun craft that is easy to learn and gets amazing results. With just a few basic tools and simple step by steps, you'll be on your way to making your own...

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Sundressed  by Lucianne Tonti

Sundressed

Lucianne Tonti

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"Why beautiful clothes in natural fibres are the answer to fashion's climate crisis. In this superbly written book, fashion insider Lucianne Tonti looks beyond sustainable fashion to a future remade by natural fibres. An exploratory dive into the art and...

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Yarn mandalas for beginners & beyond  by Inga Savage

Yarn mandalas for beginners & beyond

Inga Savage

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"Yarn mandalas are a wonderful way to create bright and beautiful woven wall art in a mindful, meditative way. The use of pattern and colour can help to reduce stress and aid wellbeing at the same time as developing your creativity. Author Inga Savage,...

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Crochet animal blankets and blocks  by Ira Rott

Crochet animal blankets and blocks

Ira Rott

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"Using simple crochet intarsia and appliqué techniques you can stitch one block for a pillow front, book bag or toy bag, join four for a lap throw, nine for a child's blanket or sixteen for an adult blanket. Mix and match colors to create fun single...

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Blazed wax  by Emma Cutri

Blazed wax

Emma Cutri

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"Blazed Wax is a comprehensive and colourful guide to contemporary candle making from friends and designers Ruby Kannava and Emma Cutri, with twenty-five projects for beautiful candles and candleholders that will light up your life. Candle making is an ancient...

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Stitch 50 birds  by Alison Reid

Stitch 50 birds

Alison Reid

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"Feather your nest with this avian collection of easy sewing patterns for beautiful bird designs, all made using simple hand-sewing techniques. Featuring the most popular and distinctive species - including garden birds, exotic birds, birds of prey, water...

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Creative resin  by Mia Winston-Hart

Creative resin

Mia Winston-Hart

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"Resin craft is an exciting way to make jewellery and other accessories. Learn how to create everything from earrings to key rings with this definitive guide to resin craft. Packed full of step-by-step instructions for techniques such as mixing and pouring...

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How do I quilt it?  by Christa Watson

How do I quilt it?

Christa Watson

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"Prepare your quilt, choose your designs, and find your path! This comprehensive guide to modern machine quilting uses both walking-foot and free-motion techniques, all done on a domestic sewing machine. Learn how to create a quilting plan, then apply that...

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Contemporary weaving in mixed media  by Rachna Garodia

Contemporary weaving in mixed media

Rachna Garodia

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"This glorious book is a modern guide to weaving, an ancient craft that is reaching new heights of popularity, from acclaimed contemporary weaver and textile artist Rachna Garodia. It contains a wealth of practical advice and tons of inspiration for every...

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Pumpkin crafting  by Jen Rich

Pumpkin crafting

Jen Rich

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"Your ultimate guide to carving, painting and decorating pumpkins for your home, complete with tips and recipes for getting the most out of your pumpkin all season long. When the leaves start to turn, it's time to rediscover our love for autumnal delights, and...

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The fashion designer survival guide  by Mary Gehlhar

The fashion designer survival guide

Mary Gehlhar

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"The industry authority and consultant to hundreds of fashion design entrepreneurs offers behind-the-scenes insight and essential information to launch and grow your own fashion label. You'll hear from experts in social media, financing, and sales, along with...

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Easy handmade toys & puzzles  by Bob Gilsforf

Easy handmade toys & puzzles

Bob Gilsforf

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"A compilation of fresh, fun, and whimsical handmade toys and puzzles from the archives of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts, this must-have project guide is perfect for beginner to intermediate scroll sawyers looking to make a wide range of timeless, natural...

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Hoop quilts for beginners  by AnneMarie Chany

Hoop quilts for beginners

AnneMarie Chany

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"Quick, easy, and fun, the craft of hoop quilts combine simple quilting techniques with embroidery, patchwork, and other favorite fabric arts. A creative guide that's perfect for quilters and crafters, Hoop Quilts for Beginners features 15 hoop-framed block...

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Modern crochet sweaters  by Janine Myska

Modern crochet sweaters

Janine Myska

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"Crochet has never been so stylish than with these gorgeous sweater patterns. By focusing on classic silhouettes with trendy twists, Janine Myska has made a name for herself in the world of crochet as a designer with impeccable taste, whose garments look as...

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Yoko Saito's handheld patchwork treasures  by Yōko Saitō

Yoko Saito's handheld patchwork treasures

Yōko Saitō

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"Japanese master quilt artist Yoko Saito presents an outstanding collection of 26 small and pretty projects. Each item works up fairly quickly and fits in the palms of your hands. Patterns include clever pouches, house-shaped boxes, a dragonfly mini quilt,...

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1000 design classics

1000 design classics

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"The most innovative, iconic, and influential products ever designed - from 1663 to the present day. Originating from the highly acclaimed and groundbreaking three-volume Phaidon Design Classics, this new book presents 1,000 of the world's greatest objects in...

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The art of the travel journal  by Abbey Sy

The art of the travel journal

Abbey Sy

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"The Art of the Travel Journal offers all the techniques, ideas, inspiration, and step-by-step instructions needed to create artful, one-of-a-kind journals filled with drawings, ephemera, lettering, and more that document our lives traveling around the...

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Knit shawls

Knit shawls

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"Combining new and exclusive designs with the most popular shawl patterns from Noro magazine and the Knit Noro book series, Timeless Noro: Knit Shawls boasts 25 patterns that are fashionable, diverse, and fun to make. Including a range of skill levels,...

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Cricut made easy with Sweet Red Poppy  by Kimberly Coffin

Cricut made easy with Sweet Red Poppy

Kimberly Coffin

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"Find inspiration for your next project with this guide from top craft blogger Kimberly Coffin of Sweet Red Poppy that provides everything you need to know about your Cricut cutting machine and how to develop the skills needed to make beautiful projects with...

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Whimsical wire  by Ingrid Moras

Whimsical wire

Ingrid Moras

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"Learn to create art with light, flexible floral wire. Detailed photographs and 26 easy-to-follow patterns show you how to make a variety of wire designs and airy sculptures. Basic wire-working techniques and the essential tools you'll need to get started are...

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Coco Chanel  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Coco Chanel

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

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"A special enlarged edition of the international bestseller Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon celebrating 50 years since Coco's death, 100 years of Chanel No.5 and five years since the original release of this beautiful illustrated biography...

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Animal granny squares  by Sarah-Jane Hicks

Animal granny squares

Sarah-Jane Hicks

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"Make 20 fun animal granny squares, all with raised or textured elements that are perfect for building up into larger projects. The time has come for a fresh, fun take on the classic granny square. Featuring 20 popular animals (including dogs, cats, bears,...

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Festive felt decorations  by Corinne Lapierre

Festive felt decorations

Corinne Lapierre

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"Sew 20 stunning felt decorations - perfect for adding some festive charm to your home or for giving as gorgeous handmade gifts. Best-selling author Corinne Lapierre brings you 20 fantastic new festive designs! Create decorations to hang on your tree,...

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Flowers to knit  by Sachiyo Ishii

Flowers to knit

Sachiyo Ishii

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"This collection of beautiful blooms will give you something colourful all year round: knit a spring bunch of daffodils, a summer bouquet of roses, a display of autumn-flowering anemones and a festive poinsettia. There are 20 projects to choose from,...

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Sewing with scraps  by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Sewing with scraps

Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

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"How do you keep your piles of scrap fabric from growing out of control? Sew with them, of course! In this inspirational book, best-selling author Debbie von Grabler-Crozier shows you how to stitch 20 stylish, fresh items from very small amounts of fabric....

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Christian Dior  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Christian Dior

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

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"Christian Dior: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Master is a stunning illustrated biography of legendary designer Christian Dior from internationally renowned fashion illustrator Megan Hess. Discover the key moments of Dior's fascinating life and iconic...

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The Nordic knitting primer  by Kristin Drysdale

The Nordic knitting primer

Kristin Drysdale

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"Kristin Drysdale, founder of Scandiwork, shares her innovative and approachable method for mastering colourwork knitting. With a family heritage in Denmark and Norway, Kristin is an expert in traditional Scandinavian knitting and has been teaching colourwork...

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Iconic  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Iconic

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

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"For centuries, Italian fashion has been known for its craftsmanship and luxury, but also for its creativity and, most of all, its passion. Lace, leopard print and show-stopping red dresses the masters of Italian fashion know how to make a statement. From the...

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Crocheted animal hats  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted animal hats

Vanessa Mooncie

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"Includes an illustrated techniques section explaining all the crochet know-how. It features colour photographs and step-by-step instructions to guide the reader along. Spread a little animal magic with these adorable animal hats. Adults and children alike...

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Creepy cross-stitch  by Lindsay Swearingen

Creepy cross-stitch

Lindsay Swearingen

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"From projects like Wicker Man to Black Rabbit to Blood Moon Weeping Willow, Lindsay's signature style lends a touch of macabre to cross-stitch projects that you'll be eager to hang on a wall or give as a gift. The dark, witchy aesthetic is becoming more and...

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