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The ultimate kogin collection  by Susan Briscoe

The ultimate kogin collection

Susan Briscoe

Book

Discover the beautiful Japanese pattern darning technique kogin and how it can be used to create stunning stitched and quilted projects.

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Fashion knitwear design

Fashion knitwear design

Book

Knitwear is a highly influential, though sometimes overlooked, element of contemporary fashion. Its simple yet amazingly versatile textile structure offers endless possibilities for exploration. To develop a successful collection the knitwear designer...

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Women in design  by Charlotte Fiell

Women in design

Charlotte Fiell

Book

Women designers have made an immense contribution to our shared material culture and built environment. However, while several pioneers have achieved global recognition - Ray Eames, Florence Knoll Bassett and Charlotte Perriand to name a few - there are...

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The knitting book  by Vikki Haffenden

The knitting book

Vikki Haffenden

Book

The most extensive step-by-step knitting bible ever published. A new edition of DK's ultimate knitting bible, with hundreds of step-by-step techniques, more than 120 patterns for a variety of knitting stitches, and 20 knitting projects suitable for a...

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Bojagi  by Sara Cook

Bojagi

Sara Cook

Book

Bojagi, sometimes called Pojagi, is a traditional Korean textile art. Centuries old, it was originally textiles made for every day living with scraps of left-over fabrics artfully put together. They often resemble works of modern artists such as Mondrian...

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Poetic cloth  by Hannah Lamb

Poetic cloth

Hannah Lamb

Book

Poetic cloth is about how cloth, stitch and surface create personal meaning in textile art. It shows how a more thoughtful use of material and process can create textiles of depth and meaning. Grounded in the key elements of the well-established author's...

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Mark-making through the seasons  by Helen (Quiltmaker) Parrott

Mark-making through the seasons

Helen (Quiltmaker) Parrott

Book

Renowned quilter and textile artist Helen Parrott explores the creative potential of using your local surroundings to create beautiful textile artworks. Drawing on the Slow Stitch movement, Helen Parrott explains how mark-making—using stitches to make...

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Simple shapes stunning quilts  by Stuart Hillard

Simple shapes stunning quilts

Stuart Hillard

Book

Stuart Hillard is on a mission to help quilters all over the world realize their quilting dreams and prove it ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it - one simple shape at a time. In the follow-up title to the bestselling Use Scraps, Sew Blocks,...

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The other side of the coin  by Angela (Image consultant) Kelly

The other side of the coin

Angela (Image consultant) Kelly

Book

When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has worked with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Household for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty’s Senior Dresser...

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Zoomigurumi 4

Zoomigurumi 4

Book

This new collection of 15 projects, featuring designers from all over the world, provides all the inspiration you need to keep you crocheting! Surprise your family and friends with handmade gifts, or simply make them for yourself! "Zoomigurumi 4" features...

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Zoomigurumi 7

Zoomigurumi 7

Book

This new book in the Zoomigurumi series follows the trail of 15 adorable amigurumi. Come along with your yarn and hook and track down crocheted animals both big and small. This new collection of 15 patterns, featuring designers from all over the worl...

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Crochet this!

Crochet this!

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This is like three books in one, and crocheters of all levels will rejoice at this essential, lavishly illustrated guide to the craft. Step-by-step color photographs lay out all the basic techniques and stitches, followed by a dictionary of crochet p...

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The art of watercolor lettering  by Kelly Klapstein

The art of watercolor lettering

Kelly Klapstein

Book

Learn to letter beautifully with watercolor. Start with the basics, from choosing paints, brushes, and other supplies to preparing your paper for painting. Learn to handle watercolor paints with essential strokes and warm-ups. Explore painting letterforms...

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Knitting  by Pam Allen

Knitting

Pam Allen

Book

Learn to: cast on, knit in the round, measure the gauge of a knitted piece, and more; master techniques with step-by-step instruction; practice your skills on projects and patterns included in the book; view step-by-step knitting demonstrations online....

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Kaffe Fassett's sew simple quilts & patchworks  by Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett's sew simple quilts & patchworks

Kaffe Fassett

Book

Heralded as the King of Color, fabric designer and quilter Kaffe Fassett showcases his glorious range of Artisan fabrics in Kaffe Fassett's Sew Simple. Along with his team of designers, Kaffe has created a varied selection of striking and simple designs...

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Unicorn crochet  by Katja Gradt

Unicorn crochet

Katja Gradt

Book

Crochet Your Way Over the Rainbow and Into the Mystical Realm of Unicorns! In this book you’ll find everything to make your heart skip a beat: fifty fantastic projects from the fabulous world of unicorns await you. Crochet fluffy woolen unicorn frien...

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Stylish succulent designs & other botanical crafts  by Jessica Cain

Stylish succulent designs & other botanical crafts

Jessica Cain

Book

Add a splash of style to your home or garden with beautiful and lush succulent designs that are simple to make and will last for months. This how-to resource will guide you through 40 unique and creative projects using popular varieties of succulents,...

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Kaffe Fassett's quilts in the Cotswolds  by Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett's quilts in the Cotswolds

Kaffe Fassett

Book

Photographed on location at the world-famous Hidcote Manor Garden in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds provides all the basic instructional text, diagrams, and templates to make the quilts, plus a section on...

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Almost lost arts  by Emily Freidenrich

Almost lost arts

Emily Freidenrich

Book

This book is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity. In-depth profiles tell the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios,...

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Model builder's manual  by Mat Irvine

Model builder's manual

Mat Irvine

Book

Practical coverage includes details of basic building techniques, painting and spraying, decals and dioramas, plus techniques associated with predominantly plastic-based hobby kits such as white metal, photo-etch and resin components.

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Top-down knit sweaters  by Corrina Ferguson

Top-down knit sweaters

Corrina Ferguson

Book

Scrumptious texture, winding cables, and mesmerizing colorwork will take your knitwear wardrobe to the next level of fashion. All of these pieces are designed to go from office to errands to weekends. They are polished yet comfortable, closet staples...

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Bowl me over  by Debbie Busby

Bowl me over

Debbie Busby

Book

A collection of cute patchwork patterns for bowl fillers--small, stuffed items that can fill a decorative bowl or be used as pincushions.

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Wonder art workshop  by Sally Haughey

Wonder art workshop

Sally Haughey

Book

In Wonder Art Workshop, educator and educational development expert Sally Haughey shares her approach to hands-on, play-based learning with parents, teachers, and other facilitators, offering 25 activities that let your child take the lead in developing...

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Zoomigurumi 3

Zoomigurumi 3

Book

Just when you thought amigurumi couldn't get any cuter, along comes Zoomigurumi 3! This volume features a collection of 15 new animal crochet patterns from 12 top designers. Inside you'll find Henry the hippo, Flora the fawn, Wilbur the penguin, Nanook...

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On flowers  by Amy (Florist) Merrick

On flowers

Amy (Florist) Merrick

Book

Amy Merrick is a rare and special kind of artist who uses flowers to help us see the familiar in a completely new way. Her gift is to revel in the unexpected--like a sunny spring arrangement housed in a paper coffee cup--and to overturn preconceptions,...

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Quick and easy knits  by Susan Penny

Quick and easy knits

Susan Penny

Book

Knitting continues to be a very popular craft, and this book has a very wide appeal both to beginners and more accomplished knitters. This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects from some of our best-selling knitting authors. The book...

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Quick and easy crochet  by Val Pierce

Quick and easy crochet

Val Pierce

Book

Crocheting has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years and continues to be a very popular craft, and this book has a very wide appeal both to beginners and more accomplished crocheters. This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects...

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Pin pals  by Carrie (Carrie L.) Nelson

Pin pals

Carrie (Carrie L.) Nelson

Book

Pretty. Playful. Pinnies! Best-selling author Carrie Nelson packs 40 adorable pinnies with personality! Pincushions are quick to stitch and so addicting--no quilter can make just one. And why make just one when they're so easy to create? Simply sew, ...

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Elegance  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Elegance

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

Join internationally renowned fashion illustrator Megan Hess as she explores the timeless beauty and glamour of ten of France's best-loved designers in a stylish celebration of one of the world’s favourite fashion destinations. Accompanied by Megan’s...

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Vogue on location

Vogue on location

Book

Travel around the globe with Vogue's most exotic fashion, travel, and lifestyle stories. Have fashion, will travel. That's the vision behind Vogue on Location, a journey in itself through the many spectacular voyages that the magazine took over the y...

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Design history handbook  by Domitilla Dardi

Design history handbook

Domitilla Dardi

Book

The history of design and the history of technological innovation are indissolubly intertwined in this manual, which tackles a number of disciplines. Beyond the furniture design field - which often exemplifies in excellent fashion the farthest-reaching...

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Designing design  by Ken'ya Hara

Designing design

Ken'ya Hara

Book

Representing a new generation of designers in Japan, Kenya Hara pays tribute to his mentors, using long overlooked Japanese icons and images in much of his work. In Designing Design, he impresses upon the reader the importance of emptiness in both the...

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Embroidery now  by Jennifer Cardenas Riggs

Embroidery now

Jennifer Cardenas Riggs

Book

Embroidery Now is a stylish hand-embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author and textile artist, Jennifer Riggs, known on Instagram as @Threadhoney, walks you through the embroidery process. You'll learn about the materials included in the practice,...

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Design for the real world  by Victor J. Papanek

Design for the real world

Victor J. Papanek

Book

Design for the Real World' has been translated into over twenty languages since it first appeared in 1971; it has become the world's most widely read book on design and is an essential text in many design and architectural schools. This edition offers...

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Embroidered country gardens  by Lorna Bateman

Embroidered country gardens

Lorna Bateman

Book

Experienced embroidery teacher Lorna Bateman is passionate about teaching and about nature. This book will appeal to and inspire both beginner embroiderers as well as more accomplished students. Learn from Lorna how to create beautiful flower designs,...

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Visual guide to creative straight-line quilting  by Natalia Bonner

Visual guide to creative straight-line quilting

Natalia Bonner

Book

Are feathers and swirls your fallback? Learn how satisfying it is to quilt with only straight lines! Quilting expert Natalia Whiting Bonner shares sxity new straight-line motifs to fill in triangles, square blocks, and borders, plus allover designs. Teach...

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The storyteller's sampler quilt  by Cinzia White

The storyteller's sampler quilt

Cinzia White

Book

Raconteur--The Storyteller's Collection, an award-winning quilt, is your next take-anywhere project. Sew a collection of miniature pieced hexagons, making the king-size quilt your next long-term project, or pick and choose from 363 block designs to make...

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Modern embroidery  by Laura Strutt

Modern embroidery

Laura Strutt

Book

Colourful and contemporary embroidery for the modern stitcher. There's something magical about embroidery - some thread, some stitches, some time, and suddenly a plain piece of material is transformed into a picture, a pattern, or a piece of geometric...

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Quilted with love  by Sarah Fielke

Quilted with love

Sarah Fielke

Book

For over 20 years, through her blog, her stunning quilt books, her fun classes, and her fabric, Sarah Fielke has been inspiring quilters worldwide to step outside their comfort zone with her vibrant and contemporary designs. Quilted with Love is no e...

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Sashiko  by Jill Clay

Sashiko

Jill Clay

Book

Learn the stunning art of Sashiko stitching with this comprehensive guide that's packed with inspirational ideas. Meaning "little stabs", it's a traditional Japanese sewing method that uses evenly spaced running stitches to create eye-catching geomet...

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Kawaii craft life  by Sosae Caetano

Kawaii craft life

Sosae Caetano

Book

This complete introduction to kawaii-style needlework includes materials lists, printable templates, full-color illustrated instructions so you can create dozens of cute and cuddly craft.

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The intentional thread  by Susan Brandeis

The intentional thread

Susan Brandeis

Book

Communicate your ideas using line, shape, color, and texture with this reference and how-to exploration in one. Whether your particular interest is pictorial, portraiture, abstract compositions, or actual text, you can 'say' almost anything with thread....

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Jenny Kee Linda Jackson step into paradise  by Glynis Jones

Jenny Kee Linda Jackson step into paradise

Glynis Jones

Book

Step into Paradise explores the compelling stories and creative practice of iconic designers Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, whose pioneering style created a bold and unashamedly Australian fashion identity. Developed in close collaboration with Jenny and...

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Supreme models  by Marcellas Reynolds

Supreme models

Marcellas Reynolds

Book

The first-ever book celebrating black models, filled with revealing essays, interviews, and stunning photographs. To date, there has never been a book devoted exclusively to black models. Supreme Models fills that void, paying tribute to black models...

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Fashion in LA

Fashion in LA

Book

The first book to document Los Angeles's remarkable explosion onto the global fashion scene: New York, London, Milan, Paris ... and now, Los Angeles. Thanks to its unique blend of cultural influences and artistic industry, the City of Angels has earned...

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The Indian textile sourcebook  by Avalon Fotheringham

The Indian textile sourcebook

Avalon Fotheringham

Book

Indian textile designs express dazzling inventiveness and creativity, from the woven silks of royalty to the simple block-printed patterns. This authoritative sourcebook overflows with colour and patterns to inspire and inform. The introduction gives...

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The knit vibe  by Vickie Howell

The knit vibe

Vickie Howell

Book

Vickie Howell, the DIY channel’s popular queen of fiber, pens a love letter to knitting with The Knit Vibe—a book like no other—with interviews, patterns, and an in-depth look at the knitting community and the creative potential of knitting. Dive into...

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Ornament and crime  by Adolf Loos

Ornament and crime

Adolf Loos

Book

Adolf Loos, the great Viennese pioneer of modern architecture, was a hater of the fake, the fussy and the lavishly decorated, and a lover of stripped down, clean simplicity. He was also a writer of effervescent, caustic wit, as shown in this selection...

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Basketry basics  by B J Crawford

Basketry basics

B J Crawford

Book

This easy, accessible, and fun approach to basketmaking offers instructions for 18 beautiful and useful baskets. Beginning with simple basket designs and progressing to more-advanced techniques, you build new skills with each project. Follow along from...

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100 more things every designer needs to know about people  by Susan Weinschenk

100 more things every designer needs to know about people

Susan Weinschenk

Book

"Thousands of designers, marketers, and product managers have come to rely on Susan Weinschenk's original 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People as a "go-to book" for practical advice on how to use the latest findings in psychology and....

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Needle-felted animals  by Mia Underwood

Needle-felted animals

Mia Underwood

Book

Using needle-felting techniques, Mia Underwood shows you the easy way to craft 35 adorable creatures from scratch. The felted friends can be given as toys to your children, as gifts to friends, or simply used to adorn your home. Many can easily be made...

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Embroidered botanicals  by Yumiko Higuchi

Embroidered botanicals

Yumiko Higuchi

Book

Yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her striking embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair. The motifs and patterns she offers here are true to her style: simple and graphic yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature.

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Dinosaurs to crochet  by Megan Kreiner

Dinosaurs to crochet

Megan Kreiner

Book

From Triassic to Cretaceous periods, Dinosaurs to Crochet features a wide variety of the most popular prehistoric dinosaurs and reptiles- including the fearsome Tyrannosaurus, the spiky Ankylosaurus, and the three-horned Triceratops-all made from qui...

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Making natural felt animals  by Rotraud Reinhard

Making natural felt animals

Rotraud Reinhard

Book

Bring animals from the farm, countryside and wood to life with the magic of feltcraft. Wool is a wonderfully natural and tactile material for crafting. This beautifully presented book guides readers through the creation of their own three-dimensional...

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Dogs in jumpers  by Debbie Humphreys

Dogs in jumpers

Debbie Humphreys

Book

Whether you live in the city or the country, and whether your dog is little or large, 'Dogs in Jumpers' is filled with knitting patterns to keep your dog warm this winter.

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Zoomigurumi 2

Zoomigurumi 2

Book

This second volume in the popular Zoomigurumi series brings together another delightful collection of 15 cute and cuddly crochet animal patterns -- Otto the turtle, Lola the cow, Febo the raccoon, Benny the beaver, Evie the kitten, Brownie the dog, V...

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Zoomigurumi

Zoomigurumi

Book

Zoomigurumi is the first pattern book from Amigurumipatterns.net, one of the world’s most popular handicraft websites, where only the cuddliest and most delightful patterns are collected. In this book, 12 designers have teamed up to create an amazing...

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Dapper Dan  by Daniel R. Day

Dapper Dan

Daniel R. Day

Book

With his eponymous store on 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered high-end streetwear in the early 1980s, remixing classic luxury-brand logos into his own flamboyant designs. But before reinventing fashion, he was a hungry boy with holes in his...

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Zoomigurumi 8

Zoomigurumi 8

Book

This new edition introduces the most friendly amigurumi around! With 15 new patterns, this volume features designers from all over the world, providing a batch of fresh inspiration to keep crafters crocheting. Surprise family and friends with handmade...

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Zoomigurumi 6

Zoomigurumi 6

Book

Amigurumi is the making of little crochet characters. Designers from all over the world help you surprise your friends and family with these engaging handmade gifts. The projects in this book cover all skill levels.

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Beginner's guide to screen printing  by Erin Lacy

Beginner's guide to screen printing

Erin Lacy

Book

Screen printing is a print process involving the forcing of ink through a screen of fine material to create a picture or pattern. It has been around for many years, and has long been perceived as a specialist subject accessible only to professional p...

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Fair Isle knitting  by Monica Russel

Fair Isle knitting

Monica Russel

Book

The definitive book to learning Fair Isle knitting by expert knitter, teacher and founder of The Knit Knacks, Monica Russel, featuring 60 pattern swatches and beautiful, practical projects to test your new-found skills. Fair Isle knitting has a timel...

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Embroidered kitchen garden  by Kazuko Aoki

Embroidered kitchen garden

Kazuko Aoki

Book

Embroidery artist and avid gardener Kazuko Aoki shares her newest collection of exquisite designs inspired by her very own kitchen garden. This bountiful assortment of embroidery motifs includes everyone's favorite garden treats. From humble tomatoes...

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Crochet with London Kaye  by London Kaye

Crochet with London Kaye

London Kaye

Book

A new take on crochet that's artful, unique, and unexpected. Full of tips and techniques on crochet, types of yarn bombing, and at-home projects for the beginner and advanced crocheter, Crochet with London Kaye promises to engage and inspire crafty r...

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Cable knits from Nordic lands  by Ivar Asplund

Cable knits from Nordic lands

Ivar Asplund

Book

Swedish knitting phenom Ivar Asplund learned how to work cabling from his grandmother and was smitten right away--such marvelously intricate designs, and yet at their heart the underlying principles were so simple. A few stitches trading places here and...

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Patchwork quilted bags  by Reiko Washizawa

Patchwork quilted bags

Reiko Washizawa

Book

"Patchwork Quilted Bags helps you create unique bags that put a little charm into carrying your stuff around or storing the things you don't need every day. Full-sized quilting patterns and step-by-step instructions for 19 different projects, along w...

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The knitting all around stitch dictionary  by Wendy (Wendy Jo) Bernard

The knitting all around stitch dictionary

Wendy (Wendy Jo) Bernard

Book

Picking up where the first volume left off, each chapter includes a customizable pattern so that knitters can easily swap out stitch patterns to make their own unique knitted items.

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24-hour crochet projects  by Rita Weiss

24-hour crochet projects

Rita Weiss

Book

Quick and easy doesn't mean boring, as this vibrant crochet guide attests. Twenty-four simple patterns, each of which can be finished in 24 hours or less, include stylish hats, scarves, sweaters, and purses as well as afghans, doilies, and baby cloth...

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Stitched textiles  by Amanda Hislop

Stitched textiles

Amanda Hislop

Book

Amanda's deep love and fascination with the varied moods of the sea and coastal landscape makes this a fantastic source for ideas and wonderful must-have reference book for all textile artists, whatever their skill level. Part of the Stitched Textiles...

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Brush lettering  by Rebecca Cahill Roots

Brush lettering

Rebecca Cahill Roots

Book

In this quirky and relatable guide, Rebecca Cahill Roots explores the various ways brushes and brush pens can make exquisite letterforms. She helps beginners crack the basics of this beautiful, free-spirited style that has become increasingly popular...

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Colorful knit soxx  by Kerstin Balke

Colorful knit soxx

Kerstin Balke

Book

Bright, colorful socks to knit! The 26 designs in this book will ramp your sock knitting from ho-hum to WOW! Each pair of socks is a masterpiece of luscious color, but the repeating patterns ensure that the knitting is still relaxing and easy to track....

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Antiques handbook & price guide. 2020-2021  by Judith Miller

Antiques handbook & price guide. 2020-2021

Judith Miller

Book

Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Compiled by Judith Miller, world-renowned an...

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Sketching  by Koos Eissen

Sketching

Koos Eissen

Book

This book explains the basic sketching techniques and decisions more in depth and provides much more step-by-step example drawings, which makes it even more suitable for students and professionals who want to become better sketchers. Sketching the Basics...

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Knit blankets

Knit blankets

Book

Nothing beats a large project for showing off the beauty of Noro's trademark color-changing yarns, and Knit Blankets helps aficionados go big with this magnificent collection of 25 blankets. Inside, knitters will discover the most popular patterns from...

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Zoomigurumi 5

Zoomigurumi 5

Book

Once you get hooked on amigurumi, the japanese art of making stuffed crochet characters, you'll never look back. Fans know this new book in the Zoomigurumi series will bring the cutest crochet animals, explained in straightforward patterns. This new ...

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Threads  by Charlotte Vannier

Threads

Charlotte Vannier

Book

Showcasing over 80 international artists who incorporate embroidery into their practice, this book provides a survey of embroidery in contemporary art, illustrating the huge range of ways in which the craft has been embraced as a form of creative exp...

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Modern heritage knits  by Christina Danaee

Modern heritage knits

Christina Danaee

Book

Take a journey to more thoughtful, sustainable knitting with Christina Danaee's gorgeous patterns. Discover the story behind your knits, from the way the fiber was produced to the yarn that inspired the design. Striking details like easy-to-execute l...

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Loopy Mango knitting  by Oejong Kim

Loopy Mango knitting

Oejong Kim

Book

Combines photography and accessible instructions with plenty of tips and techniques for knitting with big yarn.

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Sarah Payne's quilt school  by Sarah Payne

Sarah Payne's quilt school

Sarah Payne

Book

In this fun and practical introduction to quilting and patchwork, 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...

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Mabel Bunny & Co.  by Claire Gelder

Mabel Bunny & Co.

Claire Gelder

Book

Who could resist these loveable toys and their babies? De-stress by snuggling up with Mabel Bunny and her friends - oversized crocheted toys, perfect for giant cuddles and little hands. Not just for children, the soft, chunky yarn and floppy limbs will...

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Stitch, fabric & thread  by Elizabeth Healey

Stitch, fabric & thread

Elizabeth Healey

Book

This inventive book is a treasure trove of over 40 inspiring practical exercises, a rich and creative exploration of fabric and stitch, and a fascinating all-round read. The exercises draw inspiration from around the world: create corded works of art...

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How to make resin jewellery  by Sara Naumann

How to make resin jewellery

Sara Naumann

Book

Resin jewellery first started in the US around 6 years ago and has now become one of the fastest-growing trends in jewellery making. The technique is very simple - you simply mix the two-part resin together and pour into a bezel or pendant. Rings, pe...

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Conran/Quant  by Geoffrey Rayner

Conran/Quant

Geoffrey Rayner

Book

Pays homage to 'the Chelsea Set', a bohemian, progressive clique that would change the course of sixties contemporary design, with a focus on Mary Quant and Terence Conran. Narrates the history of an era through a meld of biography, fashion photography...

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Central Saint Martins foundation  by Lucy Alexander

Central Saint Martins foundation

Lucy Alexander

Book

Explore and expand your creative skill set with Central Saint Martins Foundation. Guided by key lessons from college tutors, you'll learn to expand your creative abilities and develop your own visual language. Exclusive projects from the world-class ...

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Beginner's guide to Tunisian crochet  by Emma Guess

Beginner's guide to Tunisian crochet

Emma Guess

Book

Learn how to do Tunisian crochet and make 10 fabulously stylish projects for you and your home. Tunisian crochet is a great way of producing stunningly creative textiles and Emma Guess shows you how in this book. Offering the perfect challenge for seasoned...

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Mid-century living  by Christine author. Fernyhough

Mid-century living

Christine author. Fernyhough

Book

An incurable collector shares her astonishing collection of vintage New Zealand art, objects and design and her classic 1960s seaside bach. For over 30 years, philanthropist and best-selling author of The Road to Castle Hill Christine Fernyhough has built...

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Grace of Monaco  by Brigitte Richart

Grace of Monaco

Brigitte Richart

Book

A singular look into Grace of Monaco's stylish life through the exceptional dresses that the house of Dior created for her over the years. Grace Kelly's life may have transformed from that of a Hollywood star to Princess of Monaco, but her status as a...

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Chanel  by Laetitia Cénac

Chanel

Laetitia Cénac

Book

Chanel: The Making of a Collection traces the design process of the world-renowned fashion house, revealing how a collection is created. Moving from the studio to the fashion show, fashion writer Laetitia Cénac has unprecedented access to explore a world...

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Digital modelmaking  by Helen Lansdown

Digital modelmaking

Helen Lansdown

Book

Digital manufacturing has become an intrinsic part of the modelmaking profession, so today's practitioner must be skilled in both traditional hand-making techniques and digital technology. Relevant to a wide variety of creative industries, including film...

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