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Learn to crochet granny squares & flower motifs  by Nicki Trench

Learn to crochet granny squares & flower motifs

Nicki Trench

Book

"Granny squares are the perfect crochet project for beginners. They are easy to learn and quick to complete. With full instructions for all the techniques you will need at the start, followed by 25 lovely patterns to put your newly-learned skills to use,...

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Welcome baby  by Durene Jones

Welcome baby

Durene Jones

Book

"Welcome Baby is a book of irresistible patterns to help you celebrate your very special new arrival. The book is packed with exciting new projects in a variety of sizes which can be used individually to make charming gifts and cards, or combined to make...

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Gio_graphy  by Giovanna Battaglia

Gio_graphy

Giovanna Battaglia

Book

"A witty guide to living the glam the life from an international style star, featuring hilarious anecdotes, fashion advice, and much more. Dubbed a "cyber icon" and "fashion heroine" by the New York Times, Italian fashion editor and stylist Giovanna Battaglia...

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Spoon  by Daniel Rozensztroch

Spoon

Daniel Rozensztroch

Book

"A celebration of one of the most universally recognizable and beloved objects of our daily lives, Spoon showcases hundreds of spoons from author Daniel Rozensztroch’s personal collection. Obsessively collected over the course of several years,...

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Natural crochet for babies & toddlers  by Tina Barrett

Natural crochet for babies & toddlers

Tina Barrett

Book

"Tina Barrett shows us that 'natural' need not be bland with this range of funky and colourful crochet projects for babies and toddlers. These delightful chemical-free creations make use of beautiful yarns such as alpaca, soy silk, corn fibre, cotton,...

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Animal hats to knit  by Luise Roberts

Animal hats to knit

Luise Roberts

Book

"Liven up your dark winter days and spread a little seasonal cheer with these fun and fabulous animal hats. Adults and children alike will love this collection of absolutely adorable knitted hats, including a funky fox, huggable bear and an elegant grasshopper....

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Welcome home  by Kaffe Fassett

Welcome home

Kaffe Fassett

Book

"Awaken your senses to a new appreciation of colour as you enter the studio of one of the world's leading fabric and quilt designers. Updated in a visually---exciting edition, Welcome Home Kaffe Fassett shows you how to combine rich colours and textures...

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The decorated garden  by Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell

The decorated garden

Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell

Book

"Make, build, paint, glue, shape and craft your way to a gorgeous and unique garden with Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell's amazing book, The Decorated Garden. The Decorated Garden contains 25 easy-to-make projects that will not only inspire your creativity...

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Mini knitted farmyard  by Sachiyo Ishii

Mini knitted farmyard

Sachiyo Ishii

Book

"This gorgeous book brings you more than 40 irresistible mini knits for knitters of all abilities. The fun, simple knitting patterns include a whole range of cute little farmyard animals, as well as fields for them to live in, a barn to shelter in, and...

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Felt wonderland  by Lisa Marie Olson

Felt wonderland

Lisa Marie Olson

Book

"Step into wonderland with Lisa Marie Olsen and learn how to transform sumptuous wool fibres into beautiful felt items. Handmade felt is irresistibly soft and lovely to work with, and before you know it you'll be caught up in the magic of this gorgeous...

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Modern motifs & borders in cross stitch  by Maria (Designer) Diaz

Modern motifs & borders in cross stitch

Maria (Designer) Diaz

Book

"Inspired by the resurgence in folk influences, Diaz presents a library of bright and cheery designs. The patterns are simple, quick to stitch, and easy to use in multiple ways. A single design can be used to edge a table cloth or combined with other...

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Scrappy & happy quilts  by Kate (Artisan) Henderson

Scrappy & happy quilts

Kate (Artisan) Henderson

Book

"Create lively, colourful quilts and say bye-bye to agonising over colour choices. With this collection of scrappy two-colour and three-colour quilt patterns, choosing colours is a snap. Plus, you can use up every scrap! Start with yardage, scraps, or...

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Easy quilts from precut fabrics  by Sue Pfau

Easy quilts from precut fabrics

Sue Pfau

Book

"Create delightfully scrappy quilts featuring classic quilt blocks and get to the finish line fast using time-saving precut fabrics. No need for stockpiles of scraps; precut bundles include small cuts of many different fabrics, so getting a scrappy look...

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Junk genius  by Juliette Goggin

Junk genius

Juliette Goggin

Book

"Juliette Goggin and Stacy Sirk have created over 80 projects and ideas using items you can easily find or might already have. Discover creative ways to use glass with the compact kilner jar sewing kit and the pretty message-in-a-bottle pendant. Myriad...

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Quilling art  by Sena Runa

Quilling art

Sena Runa

Book

"The popular craft of quilling is given a stylish and contemporary update in this fabulous book by Turkish paper artist, Sena Runa. Inside Quilling Art there are 20 stunning projects to make and then display. Beautifully stylised and with a clever use...

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Corner-to-corner lap throws for the family  by Sarah (Needleworker) Zimmerman

Corner-to-corner lap throws for the family

Sarah (Needleworker) Zimmerman

Book

"Corner-to-Corner is a fun and unique way to crochet. By following a pixel graph instead of a written pattern, you can incorporate virtually any character or image you want into a crochet blanket. This great book includes how-to instructions and step-by-step...

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Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton

Book

"Luxury and art have never been more closely linked than they are in these early years of the twenty-first century. Virtually all the world's major luxury houses have associated themselves with contemporary art through sponsorships, commissions, or foundations,...

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Flourish  by Willow Crossley

Flourish

Willow Crossley

Book

"Arranged by season, Flourish shows you how to transform even just a handful of fresh cuttings into seriously stylish arrangements that will elevate your home from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Along with beautiful vase arrangements, the book also...

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Afghan loom projects

Afghan loom projects

Book

"With the KB Afghan Loom and this handy guide of beautiful designs and expert how-to, anyone can quickly and easily learn to knit a beautiful 5-foot wide afghan with no sewing. Afghan loom projects features 15 designs in a variety of shapes and sizes,...

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Knitting outside the box  by Bristol Ivy

Knitting outside the box

Bristol Ivy

Book

"Knitting Outside the Box is part creative exercises, part insight into the design process. Bristol guides the reader (and knitter) through the techniques she herself uses as a designer to explore and push the endless possibilities of knitting. For any...

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Bunch up!  by Irene Cuzzaniti

Bunch up!

Irene Cuzzaniti

Book

"Bunch Up: A Step-by-Step Guide for Budding Florists is a manual to inspire and to provide practical suggestions. It is an invitation to look with new eyes at nature and her loveliest works of art - flowers. Detailed illustrations, photographs taken especially...

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The art of Flora Forager  by Bridget Beth Collins

The art of Flora Forager

Bridget Beth Collins

Book

Flower fans and nature enthusiasts will fall in love with this charming art book from Instagram sensation Flora Forager featuring the best of her unique floral compositions created with botanical materials. Flora Forager creates images out of flower petals,...

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Quick & easy quilts  by Lynne Goldsworthy

Quick & easy quilts

Lynne Goldsworthy

Book

"Quick & Easy Quilts is a collection of 20 simple and colorful quilt projects perfect for beginners or quilters who want to start and finish a project in a weekend. The 20 projects include 12 quilts and 8 smaller projects, all featuring straightforward...

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Joyful stitching  by Laura Wasilowski

Joyful stitching

Laura Wasilowski

Book

"With instructions for 21 basic embroidery stitches and 6 projects, all in Laura's signature colourful, whimsical style, you'll transform a flat, plain surface into a joyful, design-packed art piece. Stitch on wool, felt, or silk, and enjoy the simple...

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Bonpoint  by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Bonpoint

Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Book

"Founded in Paris in 1975, Bonpoint creates children's clothes that embody Parisian elegance, excellence, and the playful spirit of childhood. Under artistic director Christine Innamorato, teams of expert stylists, designers, cutters, patternmakers, and...

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Making faces in fabric  by Melissa Averinos

Making faces in fabric

Melissa Averinos

Book

"Melissa walks you through the process step-by step, from a comprehensive lesson on drawing the face, to translating your sketch into fabric, to stabilising the piece with stitching, to incorporating your stylised face into a finished project, whether...

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Construction vehicles to crochet  by Megan Kreiner

Construction vehicles to crochet

Megan Kreiner

Book

"Get ready to crochet an entire construction site full of chunky trucks and marvelous machines! From Megan Kreiner, best-selling author and popular crochet designer, Construction Vehicles to Crochet is packed with creative projects to help your favorite...

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Storm in a D-cup  by June Kenton

Storm in a D-cup

June Kenton

Book

"June Kenton transformed London's Rigby & Peller into one of the leading lingerie retailers in the world. Royally-appointed as the corsetiere to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, she has been in the lingerie industry for over 60 years. Initially learning...

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Flower loom blooms  by Haafner Linssen

Flower loom blooms

Haafner Linssen

Book

"Welcome to the blossoming trend of flower looming! It's simple, it's quick, it's fun, and you can create a wonderful selection of stunning flowers from just a few scraps of yarn. This book includes detailed instructions for making 30 beautiful flowers,...

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Home sewn home  by Sally Walton

Home sewn home

Sally Walton

Book

"There is something extra special about the things that we have taken the time to make by hand, carefully stitching them with patience and originality. And with modern life having taken a nostalgic twist, many of us have been left wishing we had paid...

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Add one stitch knitting  by Alina Schneider

Add one stitch knitting

Alina Schneider

Book

"In a world driven by technology and never-ending to-do lists, knitting is a quiet oasis that makes you slow down and just relax for a while; the simple, repetitive dance of knitting needles, and the feeling of beautiful fibre running through your fingers,...

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Patchwork & quilting

Patchwork & quilting

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"Patchwork & Quilting: A Maker's Guide contains fifteen beautiful step- by- step projects for crafters at all levels. Each one takes its cue from a different tradition, including Indian kantha, English wholecloth quilting, Japanese boro patchwork, and...

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Embroidery

Embroidery

Book

"Contains fifteen beautiful step- by- step projects for crafters at all levels. Each one takes its cue from a different tradition, including English goldwork, Indian beetle- wing embellishment, Japanese Kogin, and Irish whitework, as well as contemporary...

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Jonathan Olivares  by Jonathan Olivares

Jonathan Olivares

Jonathan Olivares

Book

"Jonathan Olivares Selected Works is a compilation of furniture designs, interior spaces, exhibitions, and essays realized by the American designer Jonathan Olivares over the first decade of his Los Angeles-based practice. Widely recognized as one of...

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Embroidered treasures  by Annette Collinge

Embroidered treasures

Annette Collinge

Book

"This fantastic book showcases the Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered flowers through the ages. Featuring photographs taken especially for the book, items are shown in full and also with detail images to show off the flowers at their...

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The anniversary sampler quilt  by Donna Lynn Thomas

The anniversary sampler quilt

Donna Lynn Thomas

Book

"Celebrate any important event in life, from a birthday to a retirement, with these 40 beautiful blocks and 7 customizable settings. Created to commemorate the author's 40th wedding anniversary, you can read the story behind each block, then make it personal...

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Modern quilts  by Riane Menardi

Modern quilts

Riane Menardi

Book

"Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer--more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee's Bend to the first use of the word modern in quilting, trace the history of modern quilts and learn...

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Practical candlemaking  by Gloria Nicol

Practical candlemaking

Gloria Nicol

Book

"Flickering candles are one of the simplest and yet most magical ways of adding atmosphere to a scene. This inspiring book will help you to create your own candles and candle holders to illuminate your home and outdoor spaces. Organized into three sections,...

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A very pompom Christmas  by Jemima Schlee

A very pompom Christmas

Jemima Schlee

Book

"Deck the halls with pompoms! Fun and easy to make, pompoms are a great way to conjure up stylish decorations with maximum festive impact and minimum fuss. Including decorations to dress your tree, trimmings to jazz up your packages and other cheerful...

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201 knitting motifs, blocks, projects & ideas  by Nicki Trench

201 knitting motifs, blocks, projects & ideas

Nicki Trench

Book

"Learn how to knit all manner of motifs and stitch patterns with this amazing, comprehensive guide. Whether you simply want to expand your repertoire of stitches, make one of the 50+ projects or take inspiration from the innumerable patterns available,...

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From tapestry to fiber art  by Giselle Eberhard Cotton

From tapestry to fiber art

Giselle Eberhard Cotton

Book

"The historical and artistic development of the Lausanne Biennials illustrated with more than a hundred works and views of rooms, most of them unpublished. At the end of World War II, the art of tapestry experienced a new boom and throughout Europe national...

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Kiwiana  by Stephen Barnett

Kiwiana

Stephen Barnett

Book

"Kiwiana is an essential guide for both New Zealanders and overseas visitors, identifying and celebrating some of the more colourful and durable aspects of this country’s popular culture. Known as Kiwiana, these are characterful objects and customs that...

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Vintage modern

Vintage modern

Book

"Drawing inspiration from the past is fertile ground for designers, who often update classic iconography to create modern designs that evoke the charm of previous decades while staying true to a client's needs. These creatives blend the look and feel...

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Edward's crochet doll emporium  by Kerry Lord

Edward's crochet doll emporium

Kerry Lord

Book

"Mix, match, and crochetmore than a million different dolls! Design the dolls of your dreams with this amazing book of crochet patterns. The flippable pages and mix-and-match format make it easy to build a character with the exact hairstyle, outfit, and...

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Design affairs  by Chris van Uffelen

Design affairs

Chris van Uffelen

Book

"Why should architects restrict their abilities and creative faculties to buildings and rooms? A closer look reveals that many of them are also active as creators of objects – often of furniture in the context of their own buildings but also of products...

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Super cute paper piecing  by Charise Randell

Super cute paper piecing

Charise Randell

Book

"Paper piecing's never been cuter! Discover delightful designs to paper piece; then sew them into even more delightful projects. Photographs walk you through the technique, so you'll be paper piecing like a pro in no time--and get perfectly precise results....

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Joyful daily stitching, seam by seam  by Valerie Bothell

Joyful daily stitching, seam by seam

Valerie Bothell

Book

"Choose from over 500 crazy-quilt seam treatments, each with a detailed photo and guide for the basic stitches included. Learn 61 basic embroidery stitches, including silk ribbon and beaded stitches, through step-by-step photos, plus get crazy-quilt block...

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Secrets of spinning, weaving, and knitting in the Peruvian Highlands  by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez

Secrets of spinning, weaving, and knitting in the Peruvian Highlands

Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez

Book

Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez has gathered artisans of all ages to share their knowledge, lore, and deep skills, highlighting many of the techniques used by craftspeople in the Andes. They reveal clever highland secrets for everything from skeining yarn and...

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East-meets-West quilts  by Patricia Belyea

East-meets-West quilts

Patricia Belyea

Book

"Improv quilting, in which quilt designs emerge organically as fabric is cut and stitched, is simple, popular, and fun. In this book, expert quilter Patricia Belyea offers improv instruction and shares her appealing Quilt Manifesto of five simple rules....

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Cotton & indigo from Japan  by Teresa Duryea Wong

Cotton & indigo from Japan

Teresa Duryea Wong

Book

"More than 300 colorful photos and behind-the-scenes details reveal the fascinating story of Japan s cotton and indigo, and their enormous contribution to fiber arts worldwide. Learn how Japan and its top fabric designers, quilters, scientists, and artists...

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DIY notebooks made easy  by Liz Constable

DIY notebooks made easy

Liz Constable

Book

"DIY is a wonderful trend that's growing with the assistance of both the internet and books like this. Let Mancunian-born Liz Constable show you how easy it is to create your own yummy notebooks. She will also show you how to age your paper by dyeing...

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Feminist icon cross-stitch  by Anna Fleiss

Feminist icon cross-stitch

Anna Fleiss

Book

"Feminism is back in a big way. From Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Malala Yousafzai to Gloria Steinem and Michelle Obama, powerful, trailblazing women have captured the spotlight and captivated a whole new generation. Feminist Icon Cross-Stitch celebrates these...

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Fiorucci

Fiorucci

Book

"Fifty years after its founding by Elio Fiorucci in 1967, the iconic Milanese fashion label is entering a new phase of ingenuity. Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the label and the glittering unveiling of its new collection and retail...

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Found in translation

Found in translation

Book

"The histories of Mexico and the United States have been intertwined since the 18th century, when both were colonies of European empires. America's fascination with Mexican culture emerged in the 19th century and continues to this day. In turn, Mexico...

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Flowers  by Gregory Milner

Flowers

Gregory Milner

Book

"Everyone loves fresh flowers, and this book presents the finest details on over 200 different flowers: how to grow them, how to cut them, how to care for them, and how to preserve them. There are even sections on flower arranging and in fact the book...

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Crafting  by Susan Hollister

Crafting

Susan Hollister

Book

"Whether you want to (1) learn how to make exciting new crafts, (2) make beautiful crafted works of art, or (3) just enjoy a variety of incredible crafts that you can make for yourself, family and friends, this book will guide on how to easily start making...

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The shape of craft  by Ezra Shales

The shape of craft

Ezra Shales

Book

"Today, the word 'craft' is linked to a vast array of items from handmade objects to microbreweries. 'Artisanal' is so overused that it can strain our credulity. But this also reveals that the value of craft remains compelling in modern life. In this...

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The cool factor  by Andrea Linett

The cool factor

Andrea Linett

Book

"Trendsetter Andrea Linett has that rare ability to distill fashion talk into advice that everyone can follow, and in this book she shares the style wisdom she's gathered over years of working in the fashion industry. Here is only the content that matters:...

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Stitching pathways  by Wendy Sheppard

Stitching pathways

Wendy Sheppard

Book

"The author takes you step-by-step through each quilting design path. A unique system of dots, arrows, and numbers directs your stitching pathways from beginning to end of each design with "breathing and resting points" which allow you to take a breath,...

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D.I.Y. dollhouse  by Alexia Henrion

D.I.Y. dollhouse

Alexia Henrion

Book

"D.I.Y. Dollhouse is a lavishly illustrated guide for budding architects, builders, and designers, showing then how to build and furnish their own eco-friendly dollhouse, with an incredible eye for detail. The simple instructions cover everything children...

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Knitwear fashion design  by Maite Lafuente

Knitwear fashion design

Maite Lafuente

Book

Whether handmade or industrially-produced, deconstructive or avant-garde, knitwear has become a staple collection piece every season and its resurgence as a key fashion item has rekindled a trend and a keen interest in this once very traditional craft....

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Handknits for baby  by Frédérique Alexandre

Handknits for baby

Frédérique Alexandre

Book

"At last, a baby knits collection specifically designed to make pattern instructions as easy as can be! Take your pick of 34 designs for a baby's wardrobe that couldn't be simpler. With even the most complicated pattern instructions, finishing techniques,...

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Martin Storey's afghan knits  by Martin Storey

Martin Storey's afghan knits

Martin Storey

Book

"Renowned knit designer Martin Storey is back with an all-new collection: 18 throws, runners, and pillows with his trademark contemporary flair! Modern stripes, creative cables, lacy openwork; textured stitches, eyecatching colorways, a touch of glamour...

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The mitten handbook  by Mary Scott Huff

The mitten handbook

Mary Scott Huff

Book

"For years, students have asked knitting instructor Mary Scott Huff for a book on their favorite topic--knitting mittens--but one that empowers them to create their own mittens their own way. This is that book. The Mitten Handbook is much more than an...

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Family craft book  by Alexandra York

Family craft book

Alexandra York

Book

"We think Christmas is magical! It is time to take back the peace and celebration that eludes too many of us as we rush, plan, attend, spend and panic! Stop this at Once! Arrange a working space, decline one of the endless Christmas functions you don't...

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Homemade holiday  by Sophie Pester

Homemade holiday

Sophie Pester

Book

"Bring the magic of a handmade Christmas into your home with 40 projects for gifts, decorations, and homemade wrapping paper. Save time and money with the festive craft projects in Homemade Holiday. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers to create...

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The geometry of hand-sewing  by Natalie Chanin

The geometry of hand-sewing

Natalie Chanin

Book

As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin and The School of Making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches...

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Contemporary cables  by Jody Long

Contemporary cables

Jody Long

Book

"This collection of twenty-one patterns for cabled sweaters and accessories offer the classic style of Aran knitting in modern silhouettes. Schematics illustrate every pattern and charts accompany the more complex cable patterns"--back cover.

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Embroidered garden flowers  by Kazuko Aoki

Embroidered garden flowers

Kazuko Aoki

Book

"A stitched field guide to flowers by the author ofThe Embroidered Garden. Featuring 63 plants, this collection of embroidered flower motifs was inspired by a year of studying the garden. Beginning with the spring and going through the late autumn, the...

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The Mr X Stitch guide to cross stitch  by Jamie Chalmers

The Mr X Stitch guide to cross stitch

Jamie Chalmers

Book

"Chalmers, alias Mr. X Stitch, introduces cutting-edge projects, complete with charts, and shows that beauty and innovation are still alive and kicking. He teaches the basics of the craft, and then pushes the boundaries with urban flavors, glow-in-the-dark...

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Artisans of Israel  by Lynn Holstein

Artisans of Israel

Lynn Holstein

Book

"Artisans of Israel is a very special book on crafts: author Lynn Holstein is in search of a national identity in the artisanry of the still young country - and she finds it in the unifying pursuit for innovation. Forty artists - including Jews, Muslims...

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Box stitch crochet  by Corinne Freeman

Box stitch crochet

Corinne Freeman

Book

"The box stitch, or corner-to-corner stitch, is for more than just afghans! Crochet it in creative ways to make wraps, scarves, tops, mittens, and other accessories. Instructions for working the box stitch are photo-illustrated so that even someone who...

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Plum Dandi knits  by Alicia Plummer

Plum Dandi knits

Alicia Plummer

Book

"Polished knits. Plush yarns. Perfect match. Sometimes nature's most beautiful details are the perfect inspiration for creating simple yet luxurious knits."--

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Amigurumi monsters

Amigurumi monsters

Book

"Dim the lights, bring out your flashlight and quickly check underneath your bed: this new book will reveal the most adorable amigurumi monsters! Fourteen designers have released their inner Frankenhook. You'll see Solomon Sockeater munching on a pair...

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Nearly normal  by Cea Sunrise Person

Nearly normal

Cea Sunrise Person

Book

"From the author of the bestselling memoir North of Normal comes the harrowing story of a past that won’t let go, and one woman’s attempt to put her life back together after everything falls apart In her bestselling memoir North of Normal, Cea wrote with...

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Concrete creations  by Marion Dawidowski

Concrete creations

Marion Dawidowski

Book

"Concrete is in. And no wonder: it's inexpensive, durable, and makes unique, stunning pieces with which to decorate your home. With just a bag of ready-mixed concrete, water and a few utensils and moulds you can find around the house, you can create...

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Really cross stitch  by Rayna Fahey

Really cross stitch

Rayna Fahey

Book

"Inspired by the banners and signs at recent marches around the world, Really Cross Stitch takes all of that anger, outrage, and protest and puts it inside a decorative border ... along with some snarky commentary and general annoyance. Stitching for...

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The wild dyer  by Abigail Booth

The wild dyer

Abigail Booth

Book

"In The Wild Dyer, Abigail Booth demystifies the 'magic' of natural dyeing and shows how to use the results to stunning effect in 15 exquisite patchwork and stitch projects, including a drawstring forager's bag, an apron, samplers, cushions and a reversible...

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Timeless  by Louise Young

Timeless

Louise Young

Book

"This is the definitive step-by-step guide to recreating the most striking looks of the 20th century -- a beauty bible for the golden ages of style. The 1920s faux bob. The 1940s victory rolls and classic red lip. The sixties beehive and the eighties...

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Arranging flowers in a vase  by Judith Blacklock

Arranging flowers in a vase

Judith Blacklock

Book

"A beautiful vase of flowers will transform a room, but it can be hard to create an arrangement that looks effortlessly stylish and is to your satisfaction. In Arranging Flowers in a Vase, Judith Blacklock reveals how, with tips and advice to ensure success...

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ITEMS  by Paola Antonelli

ITEMS

Paola Antonelli

Book

"Items: Is Fashion Modern? presents 111 items of clothing and accessories that have had a profound impact on the world in the 20th and 21st centuries.Arranged A-Z encyclopedia-style, it includes designs as iconic as Levi's 501 jeans, the pearl necklace...

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Learn to tapestry crochet  by Maria Isabel

Learn to tapestry crochet

Maria Isabel

Book

"Tapestry crochet is worked using double crochet with a tight tension and two or more strands of yarn or thread at the same time to create a colourful fabric. It takes a little getting used to but is not difficult. Add colourwork to your projects with...

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Ten principles for good design: Dieter Rams  by Dieter Rams

Ten principles for good design: Dieter Rams

Dieter Rams

Book

"For decades, anyone who cared about product design looked to the Braun label when choosing their appliances, radios, and other consumer items. Now Dieter Rams, the guiding force behind the Braun look, breaks down his design principles and processes in...

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Feng crochet  by Nikki Van De Car

Feng crochet

Nikki Van De Car

Book

"Our homes are meant to be a refuge -a place of calm, serene contemplation where we can recharge after a long day. Feng Crochet, the latest book from author and crafter Nikki Van De Car, teaches readers how to create a beautiful, nurturing environment...

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Mini amigurumi  by Sara Scales

Mini amigurumi

Sara Scales

Book

"Suitable for complete beginners to crochet, perfect for using up small pieces of yarn, patterns can easily be scaled up by using larger hooks and thicker yarn."

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Crochet  by Claire Culley

Crochet

Claire Culley

Book

"Making things is fun, but making things with friends is even better. So grab some yarn, a few crochet hooks and some crafty pals - there's no end to what you can create together. With projects ranging from coasters to turbans to lampshades, plus loads...

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Crocheted accessories  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted accessories

Vanessa Mooncie

Book

"Quirky designs that are fun to make and a fabulous way to use up spare yarn, Projects that vary in complexity and appeal to a range of abilities, Techniques section explaining all the basic skills."

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