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Threads of treasure  by Sara Barnes

Threads of treasure

Sara Barnes

"Learn to make embroidery a way to treasure your life as you create three personal projects supported by the guidance, stories, and advice of fourteen modern crafters"--Publisher's description.

Crochet monsters  by Megan Lapp

Crochet monsters

Megan Lapp

"With more than 35 Monster body options, plus myriad variations for limbs, mouths and teeth, horns, antennae, tails, scales, and so much more, you will never make the same Monster twice. Choose from wide-open mouths with fangs to adorable Monsters with bunny...

Doll couture  by Kenneth D. King

Doll couture

Kenneth D. King

"Meet Lola, a down-and-out performer who is ready to change her life with the help of a cast of zany characters from the world of New York fashion. All she needs is some courage and the right clothes to catch her big break. Lola's story is the design...

Embroidery on knits  by Judit Gummlich

Embroidery on knits

Judit Gummlich

"Transform your knits with a handful of simple embroidery stitches: a cosy cardigan embellished with bright flowers, a dragonfly on the front of a sweater and mittens with plants climbing up the back of the hand. This timeless embroidery book features 18...

Cuddly crochet plushies  by Glory Shofowora

Cuddly crochet plushies

Glory Shofowora

"Crochet the softest, coziest, most squishable stuffed animals of your dreams with this collection of easy patterns from Glory Shofowora. Explore the woodlands, jungle, farm, ocean, and even mystical realms, with adorable projects, like Rae the Raccoon, Miso...

Scandi needlecraft  by Clare Youngs

Scandi needlecraft

Clare Youngs

"35 gorgeous embroidered and appliquéd sewing projects incorporating the finest elements of Scandinavian crafting tradition. Suitable for every skill level, beginners can try the simple table runner, and more experienced crafters can make a cute reindeer soft...

Crochet granny squares and more  by Laura Strutt

Crochet granny squares and more

Laura Strutt

"Whether you are just starting to crochet or you fancy a modern approach to classic patterns, this book provides you with plenty of inspiration to get back to basics and reignite your love of granny squares, circles, triangles and more. Starting with...

Little book of Tom Ford  by Kristen Bateman

Little book of Tom Ford

Kristen Bateman

"Designer, film director and maverick of the fashion world, Tom Ford is synonymous with passion, innovation and some truly astonishing attire. Renowned for his subversive ideas, infinite vision and endless pursuit of excellence, Tom Ford has transformed the...

The soul of gift wrapping  by Megumi Lorna Inouye

The soul of gift wrapping

Megumi Lorna Inouye

"With a combination of inventive wrapping designs, inspiring personal essays, and step-by-step techniques, Megumi Inouye invites readers to transform the act of wrapping into a gratitude practice. Using recycled and repurposed materials, Inouye's approach...

Azzedine Alaïa

Azzedine Alaïa

"A stunning showcase of Azzedine Alaïa's remarkable fashion collection, published here for the first time. Azzedine Alaïa (1935–2017) was not only a world-renowned fashion designer but also an avid collector of vintage fashion. Now a major exhibition at the...

Masi  by Jara Hulkenberg


Jara Hulkenberg

This book provides information on the complexity of masi production and its integral place within the cultural traditions of Fiji. As such, it will add substantibly to "our" knowledge, not only about masi, but also Fijian history and cultural traditions....

Huggable amigurumi  by Franziska Pfoser

Huggable amigurumi

Franziska Pfoser

"Huggable Amigurumi contains detailed and easy-to-follow instructions for 14 extra-extra-large crocheted animals. From the funny floppy-eared rabbit to the waddling penguin to the giant teddy bear, kids will have a ton of fun cuddling their new amigurumi...

Japanese Mingei folk crafts  by Manami Okazaki

Japanese Mingei folk crafts

Manami Okazaki

"The Mingei Folk Crafts movement, founded by philosopher and art historian Soetsu Yanagi and potters Hamada Shoji and Kawai Kanjiro in the early 20th century, celebrates the utilitarian designs in functional objects hand-crafted by village artisans throughout...

Hot girl crochet  by Rose Svane

Hot girl crochet

Rose Svane

"Contemporary crochet star Rose Svane will teach you how to crochet your own cool clothes, accessories and Scandi homeware. With a calm, creative vibe, this is the perfect guide for complete beginners, and those who've already caught the crochet bug. Start...

Made weave love  by Phoebe Jones

Made weave love

Phoebe Jones

"Phoebe Jones is on a mission to make weaving accessible to all. In her debut book 'Made Weave Love' Phoebe shows you the joys of weaving and how this gentle and intuitive craft can spark joy and creativity into your life. Covering the very basics from the...

Weaving  by Mary Maddocks


Mary Maddocks

"Weaving is a modern guide that celebrates this ancient art. By nature, weaving is a gentle and slow craft and it will help you to discover the joy of making. Covering nine key stitches and multiple techniques, Mary Maddocks will teach you how to create your...

Needlepainted woodland animals  by Chloe Giordano

Needlepainted woodland animals

Chloe Giordano

"A beautiful in-depth, practical guide to the exquisite textile art of renowned embroiderer, Chloe Giordano, now expanded with fresh insights and three inspiring new artworks. Take a walk through the stunning stitched world of renowned embroiderer Chloe...

Knitted Moomin socks

Knitted Moomin socks

"Knit a glorious Moomin sock collection for the whole family with 29 unique, intricately-designed Fair Isle sock patterns, charts included. Inspired by Tove Jansson's Moomin books, each pattern is a loving homage to Jansson's beloved characters, brought to...

Knit a mini woodland  by Sachiyo Ishii

Knit a mini woodland

Sachiyo Ishii

"Choose from a whole forest of woodland favorites, including bears, deer and racoons, as well as a hopping husk of hares, a family of busy beavers and a wisdom of owls"--Publisher's description.

Colourful sashiko  by author Sashikonami

Colourful sashiko

author Sashikonami

"Discover the captivating world of sashiko embroidery! Sashiko's geometric designs have made this established Japanese art form popular worldwide. In this eye-catching volume, embroidery artist Sashikonami shares a wealth of simple yet effective patterns that...

Pocket book of weaving  by Claire Gelder

Pocket book of weaving

Claire Gelder

"Get started and learn the basics with this miniature, no-nonsense guide to weaving!"--Publisher's description.

Pocket book of macramé  by Claire Gelder

Pocket book of macramé

Claire Gelder

"From best-selling author and crafting queen Claire Gelder, this gorgeous mini guide is packed full of macramé know-how, practical illustrations and comes with five simple-but-stunning projects. Perfect for complete beginners, Claire clearly explains...

Ann Lowe  by Elizabeth (Writer on fashion) Way

Ann Lowe

Elizabeth (Writer on fashion) Way

"The definitive illustrated volume on the work and life of Ann Lowe, Black couturier (c. 1898-1981), and accompanying an exhibition at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, Delaware"--Publisher's description.

Vintage French needlework  by Véronique Maillard

Vintage French needlework

Véronique Maillard

"Carefully transcribed from vintage table, dowry, and bed linens, this treasury of easy-to-use patterns allows today's stitchers to enrich their projects with original 1800s touches. Sharing the result of her years combing dusty attics, archives, brocantes,...

How to make herself agreeable to everyone  by Cameron Russell

How to make herself agreeable to everyone

Cameron Russell

"By eighteen years old, Cameron Russell earned more money than her mother had in her entire life. It's a lot easier to succeed when you're beautiful. A supermodel for nearly two decades, Cameron reflects on the real impact of romanticising and monetising...

The outsider advantage  by Ciera Rogers

The outsider advantage

Ciera Rogers

"From the fashion mogul and entrepreneur behind Babes, an empowering memoir about turning what makes you different into the foundation of your success Ciera Rogers is known for being an "Outsider"-and she likes it that way. As the founder and CEO of a...

Inside out  by Douglas (Douglas Henry) Thompson

Inside out

Douglas (Douglas Henry) Thompson

"April Ashley was a trailblazing figure in the history of transgender rights and advocacy. Born in 1935 in Liverpool, Ashley was assigned male at birth, but knew from a young age that she identified as a woman. At the age of sixteen, April left home and began...

The ulumate project  by Daren Kamali

The ulumate project

Daren Kamali

The Ulumate Project features objects and images created by Na Tolu over recent years reflecting the important making practices of iTaukei. This body of work responds to and re-poses objects and historic images from museum and research collections, to ensure...

Short-row colorwork knitting  by author Woolly Wormhead

Short-row colorwork knitting

author Woolly Wormhead

"Woolly Wormhead, known for their innovative hat constructions, presents the first book to develop, teach, and fully utilize short-row colorwork knitting. Beginning with an in-depth and illustrated step-by-step section, Woolly teaches the core concepts. With...

Vegan candles  by Delphine Reposeur

Vegan candles

Delphine Reposeur

"Making your own candles allows you to choose ingredients that are healthy for you and for the planet. Even if it's your first time, you'll find success by following the instructions in this book. You'll learn: the materials and tools needed, and how to choose...

Filet crochet to wear  by Lauren Willis

Filet crochet to wear

Lauren Willis

"Take a new look at filet crochet with this collection of patterns for sweaters, cardigans and t-shirts. This guide shows how filet crochet can be used to create crochet knitwear. There are 15 patterns to choose from and all of them are graded to 10 sizes so...

Jelly roll animal quilts  by Ira Rott

Jelly roll animal quilts

Ira Rott

"Brighten up your home with this fun collection of animal-themed quilts and quilted projects, all made from 2 1/2 in fabric strips. Over 40 different patterns for projects including large quilts, rugs, wall hangings and pillowcases, as well as additional ideas...

Crochet baby sets  by Kristi Simpson

Crochet baby sets

Kristi Simpson

"Welcome a new baby with handmade blankets, sweaters, hats, booties, mitts, and more. In this collection, you'll find sets of coordinating items that can be made together (or mixed and matched) to make a great gift for baby. Each set includes 3 items, such as...

Essential knit sweaters  by Frauke Ludwig

Essential knit sweaters

Frauke Ludwig

"Each of the designs is a classic, essential type of sweater everyone should own-jacket cardigan, turtleneck, oversize tunic, slouchy cardigan, hoodie, raglan pullover-and all knit in easy stitches but with added details to make them unique. Knitting tutorials...

My crocheted home  by Salena Baca

My crocheted home

Salena Baca

"Crocheting items for the home provides a wonderful opportunity to display and enjoy your handmade items every day. From blankets and pillows, to baskets, placemats, coasters, wall hangings, rugs and more, the 10 designs in this book from Salena Baca will...

10,000 crocheted hats  by Emma Varnam

10,000 crocheted hats

Emma Varnam

"10,000 Crocheted Hats is a fun and clever flip-page instruction book for designing and creating your very own unique creations. This interactive crochet book contains photographs of different hat brims, bodies and crowns, equating to 10,626 ways to create...

The blind woodsman  by John Furniss

The blind woodsman

John Furniss

"In this inspiring memoir, a renowned woodworker shares how he found happiness despite real-life struggles with drug addiction, anxiety, depression, financial despair, and permanent blindness caused by a failed suicide attempt at the age of sixteen. As John...

Retro crochet  by Nicki Trench

Retro crochet

Nicki Trench

"Capture the spirit of the 1960s and '70s with these 35 patterns for scarves, skirts, tank tops, turbans and more. Do you have a passion for vintage fashion? If so, you’re guaranteed to love the 35 patterns in Retro Crochet. The combination of cute, quirky and...

Amigurumi friends  by Jade Gauthier-Boutin

Amigurumi friends

Jade Gauthier-Boutin

"Create more than 100 adorable amigurumi animals while learning skills and techniques to stitch any crochet critter you can imagine. Amigurumi Friends shows crocheters of all skill levels how to create more than 100 adorable amigurumi animals and customize...

Making wooden toys

Making wooden toys

"This must-have project guide will walk you through how to create 15 interactive wooden toys that kids love and that make treasured and heartfelt gifts. The projects range in difficulty from beginner through intermediate and advanced, so every woodworker will...

Complete starter guide to needle felting: enchanted forest  by Claudia Lenart

Complete starter guide to needle felting: enchanted forest

Claudia Lenart

"Needle felting is a process that uses barbed needles to mash wool fibers together forming a denser material into an endless range of shapes and forms, a great way to make adorable fully dimensional soft sculptures. The Complete Starter Guide to Needle...

Quilting through life with Jenny Doan  by Jenny Doan

Quilting through life with Jenny Doan

Jenny Doan

"Quilters often use life milestones to bless others with handmade gifts from the heart. Whether it's for a new addition to the family, a graduation, a celebration of love, a housewarming, or any other memory-making occasion, a quilt stitched with love is the...

Knitted farm friends  by Sarah (Sarah Grace) Keen

Knitted farm friends

Sarah (Sarah Grace) Keen

"Escape to the countryside with these 20 cute farm friends, complete with clothes and accessories, to knit with love. Perfect as a special gift for a child, animal lover or simply to add to your own personal collection, these animals are bursting with...

100 knitted tiles

100 knitted tiles

"Knit colorful motifs with this collection of designs inspired by decorative tiles from around the world. Discover patterns and charts for 100 knitted tile designs from 20 exciting international knitting designers including Carmen Jorissen, Sylvia Watts-Cherry...

Quilts from quarters  by Pam Lintott

Quilts from quarters

Pam Lintott

"Quilters love quarters, whether they are fat or long, and any self-respecting sewist will no doubt have a combination of both in their fabric stash. This book is a collection of fantastic designs you can make using both kinds of quarters. There are separate,...

Shetland fine lace knitting  by Carol (Curator) Christiansen

Shetland fine lace knitting

Carol (Curator) Christiansen

"The craft of Shetland knitted lace-making involves fine openwork knitting, used to make shawls, stoles and collars. These were considered luxury items because of their fineness, complexity of design and the length of time required to make them. This book...

Seamless embroidery  by Yumiko Higuchi

Seamless embroidery

Yumiko Higuchi

"From beautiful botanical latticework to chickens laying eggs, here are forty inspired patterns and creative projects embracing the endless possibilities of designs that connect and repeat"--Publisher's description.

Susanne Bartsch presents: Bartschland  by Susanne Bartsch

Susanne Bartsch presents: Bartschland

Susanne Bartsch

"A decades-deep dive into the intoxicating world of queer NYC nightlife through entertainer and fashion icon Susanne Bartsch "Ms. Bartsch's name," wrote the New York Times, "is the night life equivalent of a couture label." Beginning with her first party in...

Baby beasts to crochet  by Megan Kreiner

Baby beasts to crochet

Megan Kreiner

"Get ready to squeal-or maybe growl, howl, or roar-in delight with the 16 adorable creatures in this magical collection. Start each project by crocheting the base using only simple stitches. Then stuff and seam everything together. Finally, add surface details...

Sew a winter woodland Christmas  by Mary Hertel

Sew a winter woodland Christmas

Mary Hertel

"Learn how to make twenty adorable creatures blocks with a wintery twist and nine projects that would make excellent holiday gifts. This book offers paper piecing step-by-step instructions for beginners and loads of enjoyable patterns for intermediate...

500 needlepoint patterns  by Anaïs Hervé

500 needlepoint patterns

Anaïs Hervé

"Needlepoint is back in the spotlight with a graphic and contemporary new look. In this bumper directory of patterns, all the designs are easy to stitch in yarn on canvas. The main stitch used for these patterns is the Bargello stitch, a stitch that actually...

Quilter's scrap pantry  by SusanClaire Mayfield

Quilter's scrap pantry

SusanClaire Mayfield

"Quilters, don't throw away your leftover cloth or leave the scraps around to clutter your house! This must-have practical guide will help you organize and store your scraps so you can easily create beautiful new projects with minimum chaos. SusanClaire...

Modern day quilter  by Kiley Ferons

Modern day quilter

Kiley Ferons

"Features 17 contemporary quilt patterns, including adding patchwork to baseball hats, jeans, and slipcovers for storage bins and clocks"--Publisher's description.

Quick & easy knitting

Quick & easy knitting

"Knitting holds a warm place in many people's hearts as they fondly remember their grandmother knitting toys and clothing for them when they were children. But now, knitting is coming into its own. In Quick & Easy Knitting, learn the basics and take on...

Designing with dried flowers  by Hannah (Florist) Muller

Designing with dried flowers

Hannah (Florist) Muller

"Step into the world of beautiful everlasting flowers with this book of thirty-two floral designs that can be made all year round. The beauty of flowers is often fleetingly lovely, but a dried bouquet is a gift that can last for years. In Living with Dried...

Creative stitched shibori  by Annabel Wilson

Creative stitched shibori

Annabel Wilson

"Creative Stitched Shibori introduces the Japanese craft of resist dyeing where a plain piece of fabric can be transformed into remarkable patterns. It starts with the simple running stitch and then explores how techniques can be combined to create more...

Stitched mixed media  by Jessica Grady

Stitched mixed media

Jessica Grady

"This practical guide shows you the range of possibilities that you can explore and enjoy when making and sampling with hand stitch and mixed media. Packed with colour, ideas and enthusiasm, it looks at the potential of recycled products and explains how to...



"Exuberance, edited by Carol Cooke and Sharon Peoples, records exuberant, colourful and contemporary embroidery in Australia through both a book and an exhibition of the same title. The exhibition was held at Craft + Design, Canberra, 6 July-29 August, 2023....

Edward's menagerie  by Kerry Lord

Edward's menagerie

Kerry Lord

"Features simple crochet patterns for a variety of animals with each animal having a universal pattern that can create four different sizes"--Publisher's description.

Fashion Killa  by Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Fashion Killa

Sowmya Krishnamurthy

"A cinematic narrative of glamour, grit, luxury, and luck, Fashion Killa draws on exclusive interviews with the leaders of the fashion world to tell the story of the hip-hop artists, designers, stylists, and unsung heroes who fought the power and reinvented...

Fun & easy finger knitting for beginners  by Vickie Howell

Fun & easy finger knitting for beginners

Vickie Howell

"Knitting without needles is crafty fun for the whole family! Bring the joy of finger knitting to your own home with this easy-to-follow, photo-illustrated guide. Adapted from Finger Knitting Fun by award-winning DIY/lifestyles broadcaster, designer, and...

Home in bloom  by Ariella Chezar

Home in bloom

Ariella Chezar

"Home in Bloom celebrates the seamless integration of architecture, light, and natural landscapes into Ariella Chezar’s floral designs. Her talent for layering colors and combining improbable wild elements results in arrangements that are as gorgeous as they...

Miguel Milá  by Kiko Gaspar Quevado

Miguel Milá

Kiko Gaspar Quevado

"Miguel Milá: A Life in Design is a detailed look back through his most emblematic works, produced between 1956 and 2021, with archival photos and drawings, as well as original photos shot at Milá's Barcelona home by Nacho Alegre. Introducing the book is...

Stumpwork embroidery & thread painting  by Megan Zaniewski

Stumpwork embroidery & thread painting

Megan Zaniewski

"Embroidery reaches a new level of excitement with Megan Zaniewski's stumpwork embroidery techniques. In this book of nature-inspired pieces and projects, with step-by-step instructions, stitchers will learn to use thread painting, stunning finishing...

Macramé Christmas  by Isabella Strambio

Macramé Christmas

Isabella Strambio

"The 24 stylish projects range from gift tags and tree decorations to statement wall hangings and a stunning advent calendar. Each project details which knots to use, how long it will take, and the preparation needed. All the knots, patterns and projects are...

Punch needle tattoo designs  by Amy Buchanan

Punch needle tattoo designs

Amy Buchanan

"Fun, easy, and trendy, Punch Needle Tattoo Designs is a must-have for any crafter interested in this approachable medium, or for experienced crafters looking for something new, fresh, and different"--Publisher's description.

Retro curved pieced quilts  by Erin Grogan

Retro curved pieced quilts

Erin Grogan

"Fun, fresh, and super cool, Retro Curved Pieced Quilts features 15 modern quilt patterns designed with a mod vibe in mind Some quilting experience is beneficial to utilize the book, but whether you're relatively new to quilting or an advanced quilter looking...

Paper flowers  by Sine Finne Frandsen

Paper flowers

Sine Finne Frandsen

"This charmingly illustrated book includes 15 flower projects of varying degrees of difficulty, ranging from a mini anemone and striped orchid to an impressive flamingo flower and a meadow buttercup. Master the art of making and adapting the flowers through...

A love of cloth & thread  by Tilly Rose

A love of cloth & thread

Tilly Rose

"A collection of vintage-inspired floral transfer designs to embroider, love and cherish. A beautiful package demonstrating inspirational stitched embroideries from popular textile artist Tilly Rose, together with over 25 reusable transfer designs for you to...

Knitting light  by Marie (Marie E.) Greene

Knitting light

Marie (Marie E.) Greene

"Now you don't need to wait until winter to pull out your knits! Knitwear designer Marie Greene's delightful collection of lightweight patterns using plant-based yarns are designed to keep you cool and fashionable--and show off your knitting prowess...

Rock art  by Denise Scicluna

Rock art

Denise Scicluna

"Looking for a new hobby that really rocks? Pebble painting is fun, creative and inexpensive, and is the perfect craft for beginners and families as well as more seasoned artists. All you need is a rock, some paint or marker pens and your imagination! Art...

Weaving with wire  by Christine K. Miller

Weaving with wire

Christine K. Miller

"Use a four- or eight-harness loom to weave an entirely new art material that you may never before have considered--metal! By using a wire warp and fiber weft, intermediate- to advanced-level weavers can create a woven metal fabric that is strong, malleable,...

Stitch with one line  by Martina Unterfrauner

Stitch with one line

Martina Unterfrauner

"Many stitchers and embroidery fans love the aesthetic of minimalism, and one-line designs appeal due to their perfect clarity and style. In the early 20th century, one-line drawings were made fashionable by no less a figure than Pablo Picasso. Here crafters...

The cumulative cloth, wet techniques  by Susan Brandeis

The cumulative cloth, wet techniques

Susan Brandeis

"A comprehensive how-to reference that teaches wet textile surface design techniques for making custom cloth. Learn surface design for textiles, to create rich and personally expressive fabric surfaces. Projects by expert Susan Brandeis (author of the...

Fiji masi  by Catherine Spicer

Fiji masi

Catherine Spicer

"This book is an exploration and celebration of the Fijian 'cloth of the gods'. Join us on a journey to the beautiful island of Vatulele and learn how the women there makeee the cloth using the ancient ways of the ancestors. The travel to Suva to meet Makareta...

Felt flowers  by Jo Lochhead

Felt flowers

Jo Lochhead

"Embrace the Beauty of Felt Flowers: Create 20 of your favorite flowers in felt, for stunning floral arrangements that bring joy year-round! Immerse yourself in the delightful world of felt flowers with the latest addition to the renowned ‘All New Twenty to...

Pamella Roland  by Pamella Roland

Pamella Roland

Pamella Roland

"A glittering debut monograph celebrating twenty years of glamorous cocktail dresses, red carpet-ready frocks, and evening gowns by internationally renowned American fashion designer Pamella Roland. No Hollywood red carpet is ever without an A-list celebrity...

Fenoga Tāoga Niue i Aotearoa = Niue heritage journey in Aotearoa

Fenoga Tāoga Niue i Aotearoa = Niue heritage journey in Aotearoa

Celebrating the 30 – year journey of Falepipi he Mafola Niuean Handcraft Group Inc, based in Ōtāhuhu since 1993. Featuring projects and treasures made by Falepipi he Mafola Niuean Handcraft Group Inc, this exhibition honours over 50 loved ones who have since...

Cable knit style  by Joan (Knitwear designer) Ho

Cable knit style

Joan (Knitwear designer) Ho

"Every knitter knows that their handmade wardrobe isn't complete without a good Aran-inspired sweater or two (or more!). Now the stylish cabled garments you've always longed for are within reach, thanks to this awe-inspiring collection of 15 cable knit...

Tunisian crochet the Japanese way

Tunisian crochet the Japanese way

"Combine the best of knitting and crochet using Japan's visual notation style! Tunisian crochet is the knitwork style that combines the cast-on method of knitting with the hook method of crochet, resulting in fabrics that look woven as well as knitted....

The new sashiko  by author sashikonami

The new sashiko

author sashikonami

"An innovative new style of sashiko from a leading embroidery and patchwork artist! Prolific embroiderer, quilter and author sashikonami combines her love of sashiko with her fondness for piecework to create a whole new style of sashiko stitches and...

3-D magic! Simple blocks, striking quilts  by Marci L. Baker

3-D magic! Simple blocks, striking quilts

Marci L. Baker

"Marci Baker and Sara Nephew teach quilters about the amazing ability of using flat fabric and transforming it into cubes, holes, and a 3-D landscape of the imagination. Included inside are seven quilt projects and 13 3-D blocks with instructions that allow...

Projects in leather  by Tony Laier

Projects in leather

Tony Laier

""Learn leather crafting techniques, how to set up a workspace, installing hardware, transferring patterns, preparing your leather, and over 20 step-by-step leather projects""--Publisher's description.

Imperfect  by Julie (Quilter) Burton


Julie (Quilter) Burton

"While improv quilting involves starting a quilt without a pattern, it is a skill and a technique. In modern quilting, every quilter approaches improv with their own style and method, keeping the foundations of traditional quilting in mind. In 'Imperfect:...

My scrapbook journal  by Alina Fischer

My scrapbook journal

Alina Fischer

"A beautiful and practical craft book by scrapbook journaling TikToker Flinasday, aka Alina Fischer, including Flinasday's most popular pages and her top tips on how to achieve effects. Indulge your artistic side, explore your imagination and record your...

Sweet home macramé  by Casey Alberti

Sweet home macramé

Casey Alberti

"Learn the satisfying, on-trend craft of macrame with this accessible reference featuring guides to fibers, supplies, and knots, as well as 12 step-by-step projects. Sweet Home Macrame: A Beginner's Guide to Macrame features step-by-step instructions for...

Elevate your scrap sewing projects  by Sallieann Harrison

Elevate your scrap sewing projects

Sallieann Harrison

"Use your sewing scrap fabrics to make impressive, out-of-the-box sewing projects that will wow! Elevate Your Scrap Sewing Projects is filled with 10 super cute projects, from wallets and cushions to pouches, baskets, quilts, soft toys, and more, that include...

Real clothes, real lives  by Kiki Smith

Real clothes, real lives

Kiki Smith

"Real Clothes, Real Lives highlights over 300 garments and accessories from the Smith College Historic Clothing Collection. This unique survey honors countless lives, tracing through the lens of dress how women's roles have changed over the decades. Each piece...

Craft your year with Sara Davies  by Sara Davies

Craft your year with Sara Davies

Sara Davies

"The queen of crafting Sara Davies has produced a step-by-step guide to over 70 crafts for you and your family to make throughout the year, including crafts for beginner, intermediate and advanced crafters. Packed full of ideas, tips and tricks to help you...

Knitting for babies and toddlers  by Amy Philip

Knitting for babies and toddlers

Amy Philip

"The arrival of a new baby is the perfect time to create a special hand-knitted piece that can be enjoyed and treasured for years to come. Here, you'll find 35 contemporary designs that tap into current trends for timeless, unisex baby clothing in natural and...

Art quilts made easy  by Susan Kruszynski

Art quilts made easy

Susan Kruszynski

"Art Quilts Made Easy is a beginner-friendly project guide that will walk you through everything you need to know to be successful in the craft of art quilting. It is an entry-level guide that covers everything you need to know about art quilting. Including...

Zero waste fashion design  by Timo Rissanen

Zero waste fashion design

Timo Rissanen

"Zero Waste Fashion Design combines research and practice to introduce a crucial sustainable fashion design approach. Written by two industry leading pioneers, Timo Rissanen and Holly McQuillan, the book offers flexible strategies and easy-to-master zero waste...

Making things  by Erin Boyle

Making things

Erin Boyle

"Through easy-to-follow tutorials for over 100 projects that are both accessible and aspirational, Making Things invites readers to try their hands at a variety of crafts and celebrate the satisfaction that comes from slowly and carefully creating for oneself....

Making memories  by Claudia Quintanilla

Making memories

Claudia Quintanilla

"Making Memories: 25 Timeless Knitting Patterns for Children is an enchanting collection of knitting patterns for children from Claudia Quintanilla and Laine. From cardigans and sweaters to cosy blankets to smaller pieces such as socks and mittens, this book...

Nordic hands  by Anita Osterhaug

Nordic hands

Anita Osterhaug

"For makers who love the timeless Scandinavian aesthetic and way of life, this is an armchair tour especially for you! As you explore each cultural aspect of the Nordic region, learn how those values are reflected in customs, crafts, and folk arts. Allowing...

Adorable animal families to crochet  by Marie Clesse

Adorable animal families to crochet

Marie Clesse

"Animal lovers will delight in crocheting these adorable animal family pairings. Full-color photos and step-by-step instructions show how easy it is to create 16 cute projects featuring eight endearing family couplings of adult and baby animals. Create a...

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