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Everything from crochet and knitting to textiles and jewellery, indulge your passion for crafts. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Ruined by design  by Mike Monteiro

Ruined by design

Mike Monteiro

Book

The world is working exactly as designed. The combustion engine which is destroying our planet's atmosphere and rapidly making it inhospitable is working exactly as we designed it. Guns, which lead to so much death, work exactly as they're designed to...

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The little book of rock painting

The little book of rock painting

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Filled with creative prompts, practical exercises, and step-by-step projects, The Little Book of Rock Painting provides an interactive, creative approach to learning the art of painting on rocks and stones of all shapes and sizes. From choosing the right...

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Nautical quilts  by Lynette (Textile designer) Anderson

Nautical quilts

Lynette (Textile designer) Anderson

Book

A brand new collection of beautiful quilted and stitched projects by internationally-renowned designer, Lynette Anderson. Lynette brings her distinctive style of patchwork mixed with exquisite hand embroidery and applique to the theme of nautical quilts....

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Knitted animal friends  by Louise Crowther

Knitted animal friends

Louise Crowther

Book

Learn to make an adorable collection of knitted animal toys with these new patterns by the author of My Knitted Doll, Louise Crowther. Louise, brings her unique style of coordinated knitwear with cute colourwork details to this new collection of toy ...

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An introduction to hand lettering with decorative elements  by Frau Annika

An introduction to hand lettering with decorative elements

Frau Annika

Book

A treasure trove of lettering styles and decorative elements that can add a personal touch to any handwritten message or meditative journal, this handy reference presents eye-catching alphabets, numerals, ribbons, borders, flowers, banners, and hundreds...

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The ultimate sashiko sourcebook  by Susan Briscoe

The ultimate sashiko sourcebook

Susan Briscoe

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A comprehensive guide and resource to the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, covering tools and techniques and presenting a range of patterns and projects.

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Visioning human rights in the new millennium  by Carolyn Mazloomi

Visioning human rights in the new millennium

Carolyn Mazloomi

Book

A powerful way to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Human Rights Declaration--the most translated document in the history of the world--this book reminds us of its impact and each of its 30 principles, using 91 intriguing art quilt...

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Coffeehouse knits

Coffeehouse knits

Book

The jolt of inspiration every knitter needs! Inspired by the ritual of sipping and stitching, CoffeeHouse Knits is a stimulating collection of knitwear with an extra shot of something special. Whether you're joining friends at the coffee shop for com...

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Living with flowers  by Rowan Blossom

Living with flowers

Rowan Blossom

Book

This book will teach you the basics every budding florist should know, before showing how to create more than 25 of Rowan's favorite floral masterpieces for every occasion, from tokens to the grandest of statements. Learn how to make a floral chandelier...

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Keiko Okamoto's Japanese knitting stitches  by Keiko Okamoto

Keiko Okamoto's Japanese knitting stitches

Keiko Okamoto

Book

Presents 150 stitches from one of Japan's most prolific designers, ranging from classic to ethnic to quirky, and in color ranges from monochromatic to the full spectrum. An introduction by veteran Japanese knitting expert Gayle Roehm explains the ins...

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Crochet every way stitch dictionary  by Dora Ohrenstein

Crochet every way stitch dictionary

Dora Ohrenstein

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In Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary, designer Dora Ohrenstein does what no crochet author has done before: She offers detailed instructions for how to create 125 stitch patterns, plus she explains how to increase and decrease each stitch pattern in...

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The art of pressed flowers and leaves   by Jennie Ashmore

The art of pressed flowers and leaves

Jennie Ashmore

Book

The art of pressing flowers is enjoying a renaissance, and Jennie Ashmore teaches new fans how to make the most of this rediscovered craft. She covers everything from the choice of flowers (including roses, poppies, and seaweed), to the various methods...

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30 knit ponchos & capes  by Rita Maassen

30 knit ponchos & capes

Rita Maassen

Book

Ponchos and capes are so easy to wear! They don't slip and slide like shawls can; just toss one over a basic tee and you are ready to go and look anything but basic. With 30 unique designs, you can transform your look with a few fun knits.

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Design futuring  by Tony Fry

Design futuring

Tony Fry

Book

Illustrated throughout with international case material, Design Futuring presents the author's ground-breaking ideas in a coherent framework, focusing specifically on the ways in which concerns for ethics and sustainability can change the practice of...

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Sartorial  by Katerina Pantelides

Sartorial

Katerina Pantelides

Book

Ever wondered why Yayoi Kusama dresses in dots, or dreamt of asking Picasso: why the Breton tee? Enter sARTorial, a fun guide to the signature looks of 60 key artists from the 19th century to today. Short texts unpack the style essentials of icons such...

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Dude crafts  by Mike Warren

Dude crafts

Mike Warren

Book

60 projects showing readers how to do things like craft an iPad cover from an old book, re-purpose an electric jigsaw into a martini shaker, fashion a Swiss army knife for your keys, or outfit an unsuspecting co-worker's office chair with an air horn....

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Blooms

Blooms

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A glorious survey of work by more than 70 contemporary floral designers who are extending the boundaries of their art Blooms celebrates the explosive impact that floral designers from the last decade have had on a previously underappreciated art form....

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Organic appliqué  by Kathy Doughty

Organic appliqué

Kathy Doughty

Book

Material Obsession's Kathy Doughty takes the reader through her signature design and fabric selection process as well as provides step-by-step instructions for traditional needle-turn appliquâe, Broderie Perse, Boro-style appliquâe, paper piecing, ha...

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Quilt big  by Jemima Flendt

Quilt big

Jemima Flendt

Book

Big, bold, impressive designs that sew together quickly and easily! Approaching quilting in a big way, Quilt Big takes the inherent beauty found in single block patterns and creates big, bold quilts, quickly and easily. Whether you're simply short on...

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100 ideas that changed design  by Charlotte Fiell

100 ideas that changed design

Charlotte Fiell

Book

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped industrial and product design. Written by two experts on modern design, it provides both a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the...

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Calligraphy for the beginner  by Tom Gourdie

Calligraphy for the beginner

Tom Gourdie

Book

As an introduction to calligraphy, the author, himself a past master of the art, supplies many different alphabets and shows how each may be applied by drawing, painting, carving or writing with a broad lettering pen. He also gives advice on materials...

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The art of paint pouring  by Amanda VanEver

The art of paint pouring

Amanda VanEver

Book

Amanda VanEver, a popular YouTube artist, shares techniques for making poured art using full-page artwork and including affordable, reusable items.

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Feminist cross-stitch  by Stephanie Rohr

Feminist cross-stitch

Stephanie Rohr

Book

Crafty activists will love this snarky book with its 40 irreverent, feminist-themed crossstitch patterns. Whether you want to proudly announce that you're a nasty woman or remind others that the future is female, you'll find edgy slogans, sharp one-liners,...

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Design moments  by Chris Pearson

Design moments

Chris Pearson

Book

Chris Pearson’s monthly column, Design Moments, has appeared in Australian House & Garden magazine for five years. Each one zeroes in on the A-ha moment that led to a design or concept that changed the world. Beautifully art directed and meticulously...

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Point of view  by Tonne Goodman

Point of view

Tonne Goodman

Book

Throughout her illustrious career, Tonne Goodman has made the famous stylish and the stylish famous. The Vogue fashion director has not only shaped the way women dress and see themselves, but she has also created a nexus in which the worlds of celebrity...

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Seasonal Scandi crafts  by Christiane Bellstedt Myers

Seasonal Scandi crafts

Christiane Bellstedt Myers

Book

Christiane Bellstedt Myers has developed a beautiful collection of over 45 decorative makes using rustic fabrics and natural materials. The four chapters--Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter--cover a wide range of crafts including collage, embroidery, p...

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Seasonal flower arranging  by Ariella Chezar

Seasonal flower arranging

Ariella Chezar

Book

This lavishly photographed book from renowned floral designer Ariella Chezar provides step-by-step instructions for 39 seasonal floral arrangements and projects that celebrate the splendor of flowers, the bounty of the changing seasons, and the wild beauty...

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The flower fix  by Anna Potter

The flower fix

Anna Potter

Book

The Flower Fix presents wild inspiration and modern arrangements by Swallows and Damsons florist Anna Potter, with beautiful photography by India Hobson. Blousy blooms, speckled branches, rich foliage and delicate petals; nature has the power to inspire...

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First knits  by Debbie Bliss

First knits

Debbie Bliss

Book

Established author and children's knitwear designer, Debbie Bliss returns to what she knows best with this stylish new book. Catering for all your baby's knitwear needs, First Knits includes everything from snuggly baby blankets, irresistible tops, c...

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The art of crochet blankets  by Rachele Carmona

The art of crochet blankets

Rachele Carmona

Book

Carmona explores the work of some of today's modern makers, to show how they can be used as a source of inspiration for your crochet hooks. With examples from her own unique collection she shows you how to create colorful crochet blankets that will fill...

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All sewn up  by Chloë Owens

All sewn up

Chloë Owens

Book

Make something fun for the kitchen - pretty placemats, or an apron for the cook. If you like animals, make George the giraffe, or an owl pillow, decorated with pretty stitches. Gifts to sew include a raindrops and rainbows mini quilt that friends will...

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The complete beginner's guide to knitting.

The complete beginner's guide to knitting.

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In recent years we have seen a popularity boom surrounding all kinds of crafts. Once the reserve of older generations, hand-knitting skills have taken on a new life as a modern art form and relaxing pastime. From lavish fashion trends to homemade gifts,...

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The lives of 50 fashion legends

The lives of 50 fashion legends

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This visual book walks you through the stories of the world's greatest designers, across the decades. Explore each of the legend's life choices, learn how they adapted to trends and adversities, and discover how the fashion industry has changed over the...

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The art of decorative design  by Christopher Dresser

The art of decorative design

Christopher Dresser

Book

Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) was arguably the first British industrial designer, and this 1862 work was his most influential book. He worked in a variety of media, from wallpaper and textile design to metalwork and ceramics, but was also a botanist,...

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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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I knit Paris

I knit Paris

Book

Knit like a local in Paris with nine French designers and their ten patterns inspired by Parisian history and neighborhoods. Plus go on a yarn crawl through the Arrondissements and learn where to go, what to see, eat, and drink in the City of Light with...

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Top-down shawls  by Jen Lucas

Top-down shawls

Jen Lucas

Book

Five-time author Jen Lucas returns with a dozen lacy shawls to knit three ways: some are wedges, some are crescents, and others are half-circles. And they all start at the top! Cast on just two or three stitches and watch your shawl grow row by row. ...

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The book of mini  by Kate Esme Ünver

The book of mini

Kate Esme Ünver

Book

Ünver, a lifelong collector, has curated unique and extraordinary miniatures on her Instagram account. Here she selects hundreds of pieces of artwork-- many of which have never been seen before-- and includes interviews with collectors and artists, e...

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Love flying geese

Love flying geese

Book

From the editors of Love Patchwork & Quilting comes this collection of bright, bold projects that show off the ever-popular Flying Geese block in ways both expected and innovative, resulting in wonderful array of motifs and looks. With designs ranging...

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Simple friendships II  by Kim Diehl

Simple friendships II

Kim Diehl

Book

Start with patchwork, add a few friends, and stitch it all together with gorgeous new quilt patterns from two beloved designers! Kim Diehl and Jo Morton first paired up for the best seller Simple Friendships; now they're back to share more showstopping...

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Great designs  by Philip Wilkinson

Great designs

Philip Wilkinson

Book

A guide to the world's best designs. It offers an overview of the dynamic history of design from the 1860s onwards, tracing the development of modern designs, from sketches and prototypes to the final product.

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Baskets  by Tabara (Basket maker) N’Diaye

Baskets

Tabara (Basket maker) N’Diaye

Book

Baskets are a simple but stylish way to organise your home. These hard-working multitaskers not only provide practical storage solutions but they are also decorative and instantly add texture and warmth to any room. Handled, woven, lined, coloured, p...

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First time jewelry making  by Tammy Powley

First time jewelry making

Tammy Powley

Book

Detailed descriptions of materials and easy-step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques from bead stringing and wirework to chain making, metalwork, resin, and more.

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Whimsical cross-stitch  by Cari Buziak

Whimsical cross-stitch

Cari Buziak

Book

Cross-stitch is a traditional hobby-- but your designs don't have to be! Buziak shares patterns that reflect a modern sensibility, most of them designed to fit into a 6-inch or smaller embroidery hoop. Patterns are organized by themes, and an introdu...

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A year of stone painting  by F. Sehnaz Bac

A year of stone painting

F. Sehnaz Bac

Book

You can craft a new mandala every week for one year with this full-color guide by the author of the bestselling The Art of Stone Painting. F. Sehnaz Bac, an artist and seasoned archaeologist, presents step-by-step instructions for fifty-two projects....

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Wooden toy spacecraft  by Gonzalo Ferreyra

Wooden toy spacecraft

Gonzalo Ferreyra

Book

Wooden toy designs have changed very little since long before we first landed on the moon: plenty of cars, p-prop planes, trucks, and trains-and, yes, that occasional Buck Rodgers-era rocket-but few projects that hint at the world of the future. No l...

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Vitamin T

Vitamin T

Book

A global survey of more than 100 artists, chosen by art-world professionals for their work with threads, stitching, and textiles Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide, Vitamin...

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Inspiring improv  by Nicholas Ball

Inspiring improv

Nicholas Ball

Book

Explore the freeing power of improvised piecing with Nicholas Ball in his first book, Inspiring Improv. Learn his step-by-step technique based process to explore six fundamental piecing structures. Practice how to stitch fabric together in an improvi...

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Pharrell  by Pharrell Williams

Pharrell

Pharrell Williams

Book

Following Rizzoli's best-selling "Pharrell: Places and Spaces I've Been," this volume documents the continuing adventures in art and design of one of the most influential figures in contemporary music and popular culture. Lavishly illustrated with 25...

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Yarn substitution made easy  by Carol Sulcoski

Yarn substitution made easy

Carol Sulcoski

Book

A comprehensive guide to learn to evaluate the types of yarns and patterns that are best suited for each other when changing the yarn in knitting patterns.

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Christian Dior  by Oriole Cullen

Christian Dior

Oriole Cullen

Book

Capturing the highlights of the major Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, this stunning souvenir celebrates the House of Dior from its foundation in 1947 to the present day. Haute-couture gowns by Christian Dior...

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Finishing school  by Deborah Newton

Finishing school

Deborah Newton

Book

The word "finishing" fills many knitters, beginners and more experienced alike, with dread. Some even abandon projects at this stage, rather than complete the necessary steps to achieve beautiful, wearable garments. In Finishing School, master knitter...

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Easy precision piecing  by Shelley Scott-Tobisch

Easy precision piecing

Shelley Scott-Tobisch

Book

Say goodbye to your seam ripper, backwards blocks, and mismatched seams with Easy Precision Piecing - the pathway to flawless patchwork. Use the best tools to prep and press fabric for seams that always lay flat. Get organised so you can easily set a...

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Basketweaving for beginners  by Sylvie Begot

Basketweaving for beginners

Sylvie Begot

Book

Create twenty practical and stunning basketry projects for your home and garden. Author Sylvie Begot uses coloured cane to bring this enduring, traditional craft right up to date. She uses simple techniques that are clearly explained through step-by-...

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Beaded embroidery stitching  by Christen (Christen Joan) Brown

Beaded embroidery stitching

Christen (Christen Joan) Brown

Book

Add dimension and luster to your sewing projects with 125 decorative bead embroidery and bead woven stitches! Embellish 8 stunning projects from bedazzled jewelry to wallhangings and a sewing caddy. Search both the complete visual guide (with stitche...

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Letter crafts  by Clare Youngs

Letter crafts

Clare Youngs

Book

35 quirky and cool projects to bring a touch of typography to your home. Clare Youngs presents a range of simple projects, using inexpensive and easy-to-find materials, so you can make your very own colourful alphabet. For a stylish display, adorn yo...

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Sew your own animal dolls  by Louise (Writer on dolls) Kelly

Sew your own animal dolls

Louise (Writer on dolls) Kelly

Book

Some of our most treasured childhood memories are of playing with our favourite dolls, and Louise Kelly's sweet hand-stitched designs instantly transport us back to that imaginary world. The irresistible charm ... is all in the details she adds to each...

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Sew kraft-tex bags  by Betsy La 1961- author. Honta

Sew kraft-tex bags

Betsy La 1961- author. Honta

Book

It's the hot new substrate that wears like leather but sews up like fabric create more with kraft-tex! This game-changing material is the perfect accent for wallets, totes, and purses. Experts Betsy LaHonta and Gailen Runge teach you everything about...

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Pat Sloan's teach me to make my first quilt  by Pat (Patricia A.) Sloan

Pat Sloan's teach me to make my first quilt

Pat (Patricia A.) Sloan

Book

Expert teacher and quilt designer Pat Sloan guides you through each and every step as you make your first quilt. Pat's easy-to-follow instructions and more than 140 clear how-to photos make it fun to start, stitch, and finish nine classic blocks and ...

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Knitting for little sweethearts  by Hanne Andreassen Hjelmås

Knitting for little sweethearts

Hanne Andreassen Hjelmås

Book

Thrill to these 60 patterns for adorable knitted clothing designs from KlompeLOMPE. Designed by friends Hanne and Torunn, mothers from Norway, this blog and webshop's patterns have quickly stormed the world. Brimming with nature-inspired and sweetly ...

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Fashion climbing  by William J. Cunningham

Fashion climbing

William J. Cunningham

Book

"The untold story of a New York City legend's education in creativity and style. For Bill Cunningham, New York City was the land of freedom, glamour, and, above all, style. Growing up in a lace-curtain Irish suburb of Boston, secretly trying on his s...

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Christian Dior

Christian Dior

Book

"Christian Dior's first collection in 1947 heralded the birth of a new fashion silhouette for women. Here, seventy of the most memorable looks created by Christian Dior and his successors - Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano,...

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Flower market  by Michelle Mason

Flower market

Michelle Mason

Book

In 2013 designer and illustrator Michelle Mason co-founded Mason & Painter, a vintage emporium in east London on a street famed for its Sunday flower market. Many of the vintage items sold in the shop are lovingly restored to sell as containers for flowers...

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Amigurume eats  by Allison Hoffman

Amigurume eats

Allison Hoffman

Book

This irresistible collection of 40 food-themed amigurumi makes a delicious treat for crafters. Perfect for beginners, it offers a menu of charming projects, including a plate of pancakes served with strips of bacon, a sandwich (with your filling of c...

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Leopard  by Hilary Alexander

Leopard

Hilary Alexander

Book

From the catwalk to covers, Dior to Versace, rock stars to First Ladies, explore the enduring appeal of fashion's most powerful print in this celebration of all things leopard related.

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A tree in the house  by Annabelle Hickson

A tree in the house

Annabelle Hickson

Book

A Tree in the House is part guide for the aspiring home florist, and part celebration of rural life in sync with nature. Annabelle Hickson provides stunning ideas and instructions for flower installations and arrangements, covering beautiful, seasona...

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The book of Durrow  by Rachel Moss

The book of Durrow

Rachel Moss

Book

The Book of Durrow' is among the earliest-surviving decorated manuscripts in north-western Europe. A masterpiece of Celtic art, it is believed to be the oldest fully decorated Insular Gospel that survives, pre-dating the Book of Kells by more than a ...

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Knitting wild  by Theressa Silver

Knitting wild

Theressa Silver

Book

Knitting, Nature, and the Resistance! When the Trump administration put Ryan Zinke, an oil industry insider, in charge of the Dept. of the Interior, Theressa Silver responded by writing a book of knitting patterns that celebrate the diverse beauty of...

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Women who rock cross-stitch  by Anna Fleiss

Women who rock cross-stitch

Anna Fleiss

Book

From rock icons and soul pioneers to country crooners and pop divas, this stitchable celebration of female powerhouses lets you create crafts that say: women rock!

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On weaving  by Anni Albers

On weaving

Anni Albers

Book

"Written by one of the twentieth century's leading textile artists, this splendidly illustrated book is a luminous meditation on the art of weaving, its history, its tools and techniques, and its implications for modern design. First published in 1965,...

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Knitting 101  by Carri Hammett

Knitting 101

Carri Hammett

Book

A beginner's guide to knitting, teaching basic techniques through easy projects.

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Jean Paul Gaultier  by Carolyn Asome

Jean Paul Gaultier

Carolyn Asome

Book

"This book tracks the stellar career of maverick designer Jean Paul Gaultier from his first show in Paris in 1976, when he challenged the current ideals of beauty and promoted a style of fashion which embraced ethnic diversity and models of all shapes...

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Iconic  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Iconic

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

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...

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The Thonet brand  by Lilo Schäfer

The Thonet brand

Lilo Schäfer

Book

Thonet was founded in 1819 and has since become a furniture manufacturer with the highest standards of design and quality. Worldwide, the name is associated with famous design classics of our time. The graphic design behind the Thonet brand is explored...

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Tassels  by Carolyn Schulz

Tassels

Carolyn Schulz

Book

Tassels are fashionable, fun and easy to make! The 20 projects in this book include a wonderful variety of tassels, made using a range of easy techniques and a few inexpensive materials. Carolyn Schulz has put her jewellery-making expertise to good use...

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Adventures in paper piecing & design  by Sarah Elizabeth Sharp

Adventures in paper piecing & design

Sarah Elizabeth Sharp

Book

Sew (and design!) graphic paper-pieced patterns! Learn about every stage of the process with piecing basics, a guide to pattern design, and choose-your-own-adventure design prompts to create your own FPP patterns. With an annotated overview of the best...

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Woven art  by Elena Vilar

Woven art

Elena Vilar

Book

The ancient craft of weaving has long been recognized for its humble, practical beauty and meditative qualities: while creating gorgeous decorative projects, you can also reflect and relax through the repeating motions of yarn winding over the loom. ...

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Feminist felties  by Missy Covington

Feminist felties

Missy Covington

Book

You've knitted your Pussyhat, now what do you do? This quirky new craft book will provide you with all the creative inspiration you need to carry on making a powerful feminist statement in a subversively homespun way. Missy Covington shows how simple...

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Mini quilt blocks  by Carolyn Forster

Mini quilt blocks

Carolyn Forster

Book

Ideal for patchworkers, quilters and sewists looking for ideas and inspiration, this book contains designs for 20 mini blocks, all measuring just 12.5cm (5 inches) square, and all constructed from basic shapes including squares, triangles and rectangles....

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Grace

Grace

Book

A celebration of the work of legendary fashion stylist Grace Coddington in her first 30 years at Vogue UK and US First published in 2002, the reissue of this 408-page monograph of work by the legendary fashion stylist Grace Coddington is also a showcase...

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Quilting 101

Quilting 101

Book

Written with the absolute beginner in mind, Quilting 101 teaches all the basics for machine quilting with step-by-step instructions and photographs.

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Sagmeister & Walsh  by Stefan Sagmeister

Sagmeister & Walsh

Stefan Sagmeister

Book

In this highly visual book, world-renowned designers Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh set out on a mission: to find out what beauty is and the many ways that it impacts our lives. They turn to philosophy, history, and science to understand why we are...

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Nature art workshop  by Sarah Lorraine Edwards

Nature art workshop

Sarah Lorraine Edwards

Book

Nature Art Workshop is a visual resource for any artist or crafter desiring to combine their artistic talents with their love of the natural world. Each page engages, inspires, and encourages artists to see the world around them in a new light while they...

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Colourful wayuu bags to crochet  by Rianne de Graaf

Colourful wayuu bags to crochet

Rianne de Graaf

Book

Colourful, functional and fun - these striking crocheted Wayuu mochila bags have the best combination of features! Using the technique of tapestry crochet, there are ten stunning bags to make, all in excitingly bold colourways and designs, with the.....

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The art of Moy Mackay  by Moy Mackay

The art of Moy Mackay

Moy Mackay

Book

The brand new, lavish book by bestselling author and renowned felt artist, Moy Mackay. From concentrating mainly on the felting techniques described in detail in her previous books (Art in Felt & Stitch and Flowers in Felt & Stitch), this latest title...

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Strip quilt secrets  by Diane D. Knott

Strip quilt secrets

Diane D. Knott

Book

Innovative ideas for using fabric strips, selvages, precuts and yardage to make quilts.

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Hand-stitched landscapes & flowers  by Katrina Witten

Hand-stitched landscapes & flowers

Katrina Witten

Book

Handstitched Landscapes and Flowers is a beautiful exploration of the potential of embroidery in depicting the natural world. Katrina Witten, who is a regular on crafts channel Hochanda, uses just six simple stitches, delicate embellishments and an array...

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The art of woodburning  by Daniel Wright

The art of woodburning

Daniel Wright

Book

The art of fire-writing is returning trend, and there is no better way to learn the technique and inspire yourself than through this updated edition of Daniel Wright's ultimate introduction to pyrography.

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String frenzy  by Bonnie K. Hunter

String frenzy

Bonnie K. Hunter

Book

Bonnie K. Hunter fans will love her newest book of playful string-quilt projects! Sew a dozen vibrant quilt patterns using the small leftovers from other projects for one-of-a-kind quilts.

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Stitching for the seasons  by Jen Daly

Stitching for the seasons

Jen Daly

Book

Winter, spring, summer, fall-who's the coziest of them all? Make your home warm and inviting with pretty quilts for all four seasons! Sew twenty projects from quilts and table runners to wallhangings and pillows. With a suite of patterns for each sea...

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A beginner's guide to intarsia knitting

A beginner's guide to intarsia knitting

Book

Learn how to create bright and colourful knits using the intarsia method of colour knitting. This clear and simple book is ideal for anyone who wants to learn the art of knitting with different coloured yarns. It guides you effortlessly through the process...

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