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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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The art of tapestry weaving  by Rebecca Mezoff

The art of tapestry weaving

Rebecca Mezoff

Book

Rebecca Mezoff shares her techniques in this in-depth guide to every aspect of the process, from developing a color palette to selecting yarn, warping the loom, and weaving the image.

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52 random weekend projects  by Grant Thompson

52 random weekend projects

Grant Thompson

Book

From one of the most popular project channels on YouTube comes a how-to book on building things that go boom. Grant Thompson, "The King of Random," has created one of the most popular project channels on YouTube, featuring awesome videos such as How to...

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1000 Japanese knitting & crochet stitches

1000 Japanese knitting & crochet stitches

Book

The ultimate Japanese knitting and crochet stitch bible-now available for English-speaking crafters! 1000 Japanese Knitting & Crochet Stitches is a treasure trove of needlecraft patterns and motifs for knitters and crocheters seeking to better understand...

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Crochet hacking  by Emma Friedlander-Collins

Crochet hacking

Emma Friedlander-Collins

Book

Crochet new life into unloved, unworn clothes with sustainable fashion hacks! From jazzing up tired faves to completely transforming clothes with crochet, this book will make you look at your wardrobe in a whole new light. Emma Friedlander-Collins takes...

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Crocheted dogs  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted dogs

Vanessa Mooncie

Book

Each project includes detailed patterns, stunning photographs and helpful hand-drawn charts. There is also an extensive techniques section explaining all the stitches and techniques you'll need to make your perfect pooch

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How to make polymer clay beads  by Carol Blackburn

How to make polymer clay beads

Carol Blackburn

Book

How to Make Polymer Clay Beadsis a handy guide to making beads from polymer clays such as Fimo. With clear instructions and step-by-step photographic sequences, the bookexplains the various bead techniques and how to produce various faux effects. Each...

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Textiles transformed  by Mandy Pattullo

Textiles transformed

Mandy Pattullo

Book

A guide to transforming found and cherished textiles. Textile artist Mandy Pattullo shows how to source, refashion and repurpose vintage textiles to create beautiful collages and other unique textile objects. There are ideas for embellishment, stitch...

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Shadow weave simply  by Susan Kesler-Simpson

Shadow weave simply

Susan Kesler-Simpson

Book

Add Shadow Weave to your repertoire with Susan Kesler-Simpson's easy-to-follow instructions. Susan's approach is to first break down the structure of Shadow Weave so that any level weaver can understand how alternating light and dark threads in both warp...

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Chanel catwalk

Chanel catwalk

Book

The best-selling Chanel Catwalk was the first book to gather every Chanel collection ever created by Karl Lagerfeld in a single volume - a unique opportunity to chart the development of one of the world's most influential fashion brands and discover ...

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Unicorns, dragons and more

Unicorns, dragons and more

Book

Pour your favorite yarns together and stir them with your best crochet hook: the crochet spells in this new collection will bring the most fantastical amigurumi to life!

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Mixed fiber macramé  by Chantel Conlon

Mixed fiber macramé

Chantel Conlon

Book

Weave color and creativity into your macramé art with 24 fresh projects featuring on-trend techniques and fun fibers. Ribbons, raffia, roving and more bring an inspired twist to this ever-popular craft, and Chantel Conlon is your guide to this modern...

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Love your creative space  by Lilo Bowman

Love your creative space

Lilo Bowman

Book

A how-to guide for planning, creating, and using creative spaces for needlework of all kinds as well as other crafts. The book includes extensive photography of outstanding artist studios.

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Seasonal slow knitting  by Hannah Thiessen

Seasonal slow knitting

Hannah Thiessen

Book

Slow Knitting introduced crafters to a process of more mindful making through five basic tenets: source carefully, make thoughtfully, think seasonally, experiment fearlessly, and explore openly. Now, this seasonal approach encourages knitters to delve...

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Zero waste gift wrap  by Christine Leech

Zero waste gift wrap

Christine Leech

Book

Embrace zero waste living with this collection of sustainable gift wrap solutions including furoshiki, the traditional Japanese technique of fabric knotting. What could be nicer than receiving a present AND the beautiful scarf it's wrapped in! Whether...

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The chiffon trenches  by André Leon Talley

The chiffon trenches

André Leon Talley

Book

Discover what truly happens behind the scenes in the world of high fashion in this detailed, storied memoir from style icon, bestselling author and former Vogue creative director Andre Leon Talley. During Andre Leon Talley's first magazine job assisting...

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KIY  by Emma Wright

KIY

Emma Wright

Book

Sweaters are a fashion staple. Versatile, cosy and often the item you treasure and never tire of, they can be worn all-year round, under a coat in the winter or as an extra layer on a chilly night during the summer. In this fresh and modern guide to ...

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Embroidered treasures  by Annette Collinge

Embroidered treasures

Annette Collinge

Book

This fantastic book showcases the prestigious Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered animals through the ages. Featuring photographs taken especially for the book, items are displayed in full along with detailed images that show off the...

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Making Marmalade  by Simone Gooding

Making Marmalade

Simone Gooding

Book

A year in the life of Marmalade Rabbit! Celebrate the changing seasons by stitching this 100% wool hand dyed felt rabbit and her seasonal outfits and accessories in this charming book, Making Marmalade. you will find: Moses basket style bed with warm...

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Floral embroidery  by Teagan Sturmer

Floral embroidery

Teagan Sturmer

Book

Floral Embroidery reawakens the age-old practice of embroidery, giving to it a new and modern twist. In this book, you will find 10 embroidery patterns that weave together stunning colors, ancient stitches, and florals picked from your grandmother’s ...

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Modern brush lettering  by Becki Clark

Modern brush lettering

Becki Clark

Book

Modern Brush Lettering is a creative guide to learning how to brush letter. Becki talks through materials, mark marking, turning your marks into letter forms, joining your lettering and exercises to get your started on your brush lettering journey. There...

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Nevertheless, she wore it  by Ann Shen

Nevertheless, she wore it

Ann Shen

Book

Nevertheless, She Wore It is an illustrated compendium of 50 iconic styles and the women who wore them to break the rules and change the world.

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Hand-lettered home  by Caroline (Hand-letterer) Bryan

Hand-lettered home

Caroline (Hand-letterer) Bryan

Book

Bring warmth and inspiration into your home with hand-lettered signs!

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Sustainable gifting  by Michelle Mackintosh

Sustainable gifting

Michelle Mackintosh

Book

Michelle Mackintosh is on a mission to encourage people to reconnect with each other with thoughtful, creative and sustainable gifts. Put together with Michelle's beautiful aesthetic, Sustainable Gifting brings back the art of crafting packages with love...

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Kawaii resin & clay workshop  by Alex Lee

Kawaii resin & clay workshop

Alex Lee

Book

Kawaii your way-with resin and polymer clay! In Kawaii Resin and Clay Workshop, author and crafter Alex Lee of PolymomoTea YouTube and Instagram fame shares his amazing techniques, tips, and tricks for creating awwww-inspiring, heart-stoppingly cute tiny...

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The book in the cathedral  by Christopher De Hamel

The book in the cathedral

Christopher De Hamel

Book

The assassination of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December 1170 is one of the most famous events in European history. It inspired the largest pilgrim site in medieval Europe and many works of literature from Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'...

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Amigurumi treasures  by Erinna Lee

Amigurumi treasures

Erinna Lee

Book

The 15 amigurumi in this book are little gems, waiting to be discovered and cherished by you. They’re outfitted with the most kawaii accessories that you can mix and match with the other characters as well. Erinna shares a wealth of information in this...

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Alterknit rebellion  by Anna Bauer

Alterknit rebellion

Anna Bauer

Book

Knit outside the box and create your own free, radical knits. In Denmark in the 1970s a particular style of knitting, featuring colourful pattern repeats and politically-motivated messages, became known as honsestrik. This movement, and the idea of a...

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Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Burano  by Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Burano

Kaffe Fassett

Book

Kaffe Fassett uses the colorful Venetian island of Burano to form the backdrop of another stunning collection of new quilt designs from the Kaffe Fassett Studio. In this 22nd installment of Kaffe Fassett's ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting...

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Learn to make amazing resin & epoxy clay jewelry  by Gay Isber

Learn to make amazing resin & epoxy clay jewelry

Gay Isber

Book

Featuring expert tips and tricks to achieving beautiful results every time, see for yourself the limitless possibilities of making one-of-a-kind jewelry!

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Hiapo  by Cora-Allan Wickliffe

Hiapo

Cora-Allan Wickliffe

Book

Hiapo is the barkcloth of Niue, made from the ata (mulberry tree) and used at important events, such as a hair-cutting ceremony. The designs that embellish this fabric come from nature and the people of Niue, rich motifs of the environment and cultur...

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Punch needle embroidery for beginners  by Lucy (Graphic designer) Davidson

Punch needle embroidery for beginners

Lucy (Graphic designer) Davidson

Book

Needle punch 12 gorgeous accessories for you and your home with just 9 colours. Punch needle embroidery is back! It's a simple technique that involves nothing more than a punch needle, like a normal sewing needle, but with a handle and an aperture at...

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Luna Lapin  by Sarah Peel

Luna Lapin

Sarah Peel

Book

Learn to make Luna Lapin's friends and their exquisite wardrobes. This collection of sewing patterns features five of Luna's best friends (as well as Luna herself) along with their clothes including Hugh the Hound, Daisy the Sheep, Ramsey the Ram, Rowan...

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The papercraft ideas book  by Jessica Baldry

The papercraft ideas book

Jessica Baldry

Book

A smorgasbord of papercraft inspiration and ideas. Aimed at anyone who wants to take their creativity further, The Papercraft Ideas Book is bursting with ideas for subjects, methods and styles for papercraft. It is a visual feast and source of inspiration...

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Bargello stitch  by Laura Angell

Bargello stitch

Laura Angell

Book

Bargello needlepoint, which originated in sixteenth-century Italy, employs a simple stitch that is repeated over and over again to form a distinctive geometric pattern in vibrant colors. Our mothers and grandmothers whiled away their time with it in the...

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Dieter Rams  by Klaus Klemp

Dieter Rams

Klaus Klemp

Book

The ultimate reference on one of the most influential product designers of all time. For more than sixty years Dieter Rams has defined the look, feel, and function of some of the world's best-loved consumer items. Using his 'ten principles for good design'...

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Fairytale blankets to crochet  by Lynne Rowe

Fairytale blankets to crochet

Lynne Rowe

Book

Do you know a child with a favourite storytime character? Crochet them a hooded blanket, then crochet all the others! Each blanket tells a story, with pockets on the sides for snuggly paws and different tails.

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Adorable animal quilting  by Ingrid Alteneder

Adorable animal quilting

Ingrid Alteneder

Book

Cute, Colorful Quilt Blocks Featuring Your Favorite Animals Discover how fun and easy quilting can be with Ingrid Alteneder's simple paper-piecing patterns featuring adorable animals like cats, turtles, elephants and zebras. Ingrid guides you step by...

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Statement macramé  by Natalie Ranae

Statement macramé

Natalie Ranae

Book

Natalie Ranae taught readers the basics of designing macramé in her first book, Macramé at Home, and now she is back to teach next-level macramé projects. Just as Natalie created large-scale, chic macramé pieces for spas, such as the Knot Springs in ...

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Stitch 50 dogs  by Alison Reid

Stitch 50 dogs

Alison Reid

Book

Set tails wagging with this canine collection of easy sewing patterns for adorable dog designs, all made using simple hand-sewing techniques. Featuring the most popular and distinctive breeds, each pooch pattern comes with step-by-step instructions a...

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Vibrant punch needle décor  by Melissa Lowry

Vibrant punch needle décor

Melissa Lowry

Book

Welcome to Melissa Lowry's colourful world of punch needle. In this all-inclusive beginner's guide, you'll learn how quick and easy it is to dive into creating your own one-of-a-kind, vibrant fiber art décor for your whole home. Punch needle is perfect...

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Re-create  by Liz Constable

Re-create

Liz Constable

Book

Re:Create is an easy to follow, how-to guide to making unique and personalised books by hand. The focus in this book is repurposing, reusing and recycling. Learn how to: Spot everyday items that can be repurposed into a book. Use collage, found items...

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Sew magical  by Mary Hertel

Sew magical

Mary Hertel

Book

Make 7 projects using 16 paper-pieced blocks featuring quilts, pillows, and a drawstring backpack-for dozens of possibilities.

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Macramé couture  by Gwenaël Petiot

Macramé couture

Gwenaël Petiot

Book

Embellishments and accessories are on trend in the artisan fashion world, and macrame is the perfect method for creating contemporary garment embellishments. This book introduces the materials, the knots and techniques, and how to choose the best com...

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How to cross stitch  by Sian Hamilton

How to cross stitch

Sian Hamilton

Book

How to Cross Stitch is the perfect starting point for all those wanting to learn this rewarding and accessible craft. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of how to cross stitch. Each technique is clearly ex...

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Dumpling cats  by Sarah Sloyer

Dumpling cats

Sarah Sloyer

Book

Patterns and instructions to make 25 dumpling-shaped crochet cats inspired by the Pokemon-like craze Neko Atsume, a game that enables you to attract cats to your backyard and "collect" them. Easy-to-follow instructions which explain the creation of every...

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Playful precut quilts  by Amanda Niederhauser

Playful precut quilts

Amanda Niederhauser

Book

Instruction for 15 blocks with simple straight-stitch sewing using precuts. Mix and match the 12" blocks to make 15 unique projects.

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Basket essentials  by Lora S. Irish

Basket essentials

Lora S. Irish

Book

Go beyond just following the steps--learn the methods to traditional basket weaving! The art of basketry has been passed down from generation to generation, and while there are several different kinds of baskets, this book is a comprehensive guide that...

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Making Christmas bright with papercrafts  by Alice Hörnecke

Making Christmas bright with papercrafts

Alice Hörnecke

Book

A delightful collection of 43 papercraft projects, ideal for crafters at every level. Includes photos, templates, and instructions for an origami wreath, cut-out snowflakes, place setting accessories, and much more.

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Stylish succulents to crochet  by Sarah Abbondio

Stylish succulents to crochet

Sarah Abbondio

Book

15 delightful patterns to make a wide variety of flowering and other crocheted succulents in pots. If you love to crochet and decorate your home with lovely projects, this is the book for you Make 15 different crocheted succulents that can decorate y...

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Happy wool felt animals  by Makiko (Doll maker) Arai

Happy wool felt animals

Makiko (Doll maker) Arai

Book

Get step-by-step instructions to make 30 miniature needle felted wool animals! Make dogs, cats, bunnies, deer, squirrels, and elephant, giraffe, and more with the relaxing handcraft of needle felting.

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Making with meaning  by Jessica Carey

Making with meaning

Jessica Carey

Book

A thoughtful, purposeful approach to prioritize time for making and adding more meaning and intention to your life. Featuring more than 20 different inspiring crochet patterns. Projects vary in skill level, but are all designed for readers to be able...

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Hoop n loop  by Carol Tai

Hoop n loop

Carol Tai

Book

This book, with a brief introduction explaining how to get started, pull-out and downloadable templates and step-by-step projects showing you exactly how to recreate the 20 most popular breeds in thread form, is perfect for the dog lover and fashion ...

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Simply Sashiko

Simply Sashiko

Book

This book provides lessons on the ins and outs (literally) of making 36 elegant sashiko patterns. It shows you how to make stylish home and personal accessories you will love. Step-by-step instructions and detailed colour photos guide you through each...

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Beyond the tee, innovative T-shirt quilts  by Mary Cannizzaro

Beyond the tee, innovative T-shirt quilts

Mary Cannizzaro

Book

Learn how to make T-shirt quilts that don't necessarily look like T-shirt quilts in this guide to making quilts from T-shirts and other clothing.

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Macramé  by Tansy Wilson

Macramé

Tansy Wilson

Book

Discover the art of macrame with 11 projects perfect for the beginner and more advanced alike. Projects and techniques have fully illustrated step-by-step instructions that make learning macrame quick and stress free! With projects ranging from making...

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Mini amigurumi animals  by Sarah Abbondio

Mini amigurumi animals

Sarah Abbondio

Book

26 fabulously cute tiny amigurumi animals to crochet and hang on keyrings, bags and phones. This charming book is full of wonderfully cute tiny animals, such as a dog, cat, camel, monkey and rabbit, that can be crocheted by small amounts of yarn in your...

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Vintage cardboard crafting  by Anne Lardy

Vintage cardboard crafting

Anne Lardy

Book

Think beautiful antique boxes. Think vintage, monogrammed, Art Nouveaux, and just about any box that fits your needs. Add cardboard, fabric, tissue, lace buttons, and other decorations. You are now on your journey to crafting and enjoying unique boxes...

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Needle felting  by Liza. author. Adams

Needle felting

Liza. author. Adams

Book

Following the success of her first book, Liza Adams has more tips and tricks to give your needle-felting creations that wow factor you've been looking for! Needle felting is the craft of sculpting with wool. It uses carded, unspun wool and needles with...

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Scandinavian sweaters  by Kristin Wiola Ødegård

Scandinavian sweaters

Kristin Wiola Ødegård

Book

Knit designer Kristin Wiola Ødegård has brought together some of her best-loved original patterns alongside brand-new designs to form a striking and eye-catching selection of sweaters and cardigans, for women and men, featuring her signature attention...

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Foolproof fabric dyeing  by Linda Johansen

Foolproof fabric dyeing

Linda Johansen

Book

Get info on all of the basics you need to dye fabric, including necessary tools, the best dyes, precautions, and more—all in one handy reference tool! Dyeing expert Linda Johansen offers a full overview, including special tips for tricky colors. The ...

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Lace reimagined  by Elizabeth Healey

Lace reimagined

Elizabeth Healey

Book

This original and exciting guide to lace is a visual feast of inspiring step-by-step projects and galleries; it includes in-depth features relating to the history of lace; it will encourage you to experiment, inspire you with handy tips, and provide ...

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Kimono couture

Kimono couture

Book

This is the first in-depth exploration of the art and history of the kimono in Japan, told from the perspective of one of the country's oldest and most prestigious kimono houses still in operation today - the 460-year old House of Chiso. Kimono Coutu...

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Yaya Han's world of cosplay  by Yaya Han

Yaya Han's world of cosplay

Yaya Han

Book

Cosplay-- a word combining "costume" and "play"-- has become one of the hottest trends in fandom... and Han is its shining superstar. In this guide to cosplaying, she narrates her journey from newbie fan to entrepreneur with a household name in geekd...

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Color, thread & free-motion quilting  by Teri Lucas

Color, thread & free-motion quilting

Teri Lucas

Book

This book focuses on color and thread in quilting, as well as containing tips on machine quilting and a collection of quilting designs, to make a quilt that's all up to you.

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Paul Smith  by Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Book

Created in close collaboration with design legend Sir Paul Smith, Paul Smith celebrates the iconic brand through the lens of 50 objects, chosen by Sir Paul himself for the inspiration they have provided him over the years. The carefully-selected objects...

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Knitting from Fair Isle  by Mati Ventrillon

Knitting from Fair Isle

Mati Ventrillon

Book

For this captivating collection of 20 beautiful patterns, knit designer Mati Ventrillon drew her inspiration from the colorful designs that were created by the women of Fair Isle more than two centuries ago. Mati's original interpretations of the tra...

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A partridge in a pear tree  by Kerry Lord

A partridge in a pear tree

Kerry Lord

Book

This is a unique collection of crochet patterns for the 12 birds of Christmas. Taking inspiration from the famous Christmas carol, Kerry Lord has created this unique crochet collection. Including John the Spotted Woodpecker for 12 Drummers Drumming, Lydia...

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First time knits  by Louise (Designer) Walker

First time knits

Louise (Designer) Walker

Book

Created for absolute beginners, Louise Walker's exciting book introduces the basics with plenty of step-by-step photos, and new techniques rolled out as needed. Most of the projects--from a turtle coaster to a bobble hat--use easy-to-handle super-chunky...

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The illustrated world of couture  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

The illustrated world of couture

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

Hundreds of hours, many expert hands and unimaginable metres of fabric: couture is truly wearable art, where creativity and craftsmanship collide. Megan Hess has spent her career documenting fashion's most beautiful people, places and pieces. In The....

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100 essential crochet stitches  by Val Pierce

100 essential crochet stitches

Val Pierce

Book

100 Essential Crochet Stitches is the ultimate "Go-To" guide for 100 of the most essential crochet stitches. Ideal for beginners or a great reference guide for more experienced crocheter's, this reference book is essential for all who want to hone t...

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Handmade in Japan

Handmade in Japan

Book

Discover the exceptional artistry and rich traditions being kept alive by Japanese artisans in the twenty-first century. In an era where global interest in handmade, small-batch products is heightening as a response to mass production, Handmade in Japan...

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Textile travels  by Anne (Anne Catherine) Kelly

Textile travels

Anne (Anne Catherine) Kelly

Book

For those with a passion for textiles and travel, this is a dream book. Renowned artist Anne Kelly helps you discover fresh, creative ways for capturing your journeys in stitch, using exquisitely photographed examples of her own and others' textiles....

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The mind remedy  by Ruth Williams

The mind remedy

Ruth Williams

Book

The Mind Remedy is a precious compendium of spiritual things that create space for the reader to pause and reflect, to focus and nourish the mind, and to provide hands-on happiness. From dream catchers to worry beads, this beautifully crafted book shares...

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Gift wrap green  by Camille Wilkinson

Gift wrap green

Camille Wilkinson

Book

Tips and techniques for spectacular and sustainable gift wrapping. From simple bows and neat corners to Japanese fabric wrapping, this book shows how to wow friends and family with beautifully wrapped gifts while minimising waste. You will learn how to...

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Crafting with flowers  by Katie Meadow

Crafting with flowers

Katie Meadow

Book

Make your own unique, whimsical jewelry and gifts inspired by nature's beauty! Everyone could add a bit of brightness to their daily life. This book will teach you how to make a wide range of floral crafts, and help you truly connect to nature and the...

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Unicorns, dragons and more

Unicorns, dragons and more

Book

Whip out your crochet hook and summon your cosiest chair: the crochet spells in this brand-new collection will work their magic to bring 14 fantastical amigurumi to life! The cute creatures in this magical world will charm you all. Go for a swim with...

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Japanese dress in detail  by Josephine Rout

Japanese dress in detail

Josephine Rout

Book

An extraordinary exploration of the beauty and complexity of Japanese garments and accessories, 'Japanese Dress in Detail' reveals the elaborate embroidery, intricate pleats and delicate dyes that make up some of the most beautiful garments in the V&...

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Materialising colour

Materialising colour

Book

Denmark's Kvadrat, one of the world’s leading textile companies, provides high-end fabrics to major design companies, collaborating with some of the most interesting creative talents working today. Kvadrat is renowned for its beautiful, sophisticated...

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Japanese design since 1945  by Naomi R. Pollock

Japanese design since 1945

Naomi R. Pollock

Book

A dedication to craft and the finest production quality have been an integral part of culture and day-to-day life in Japan for centuries. For the Japanese, the concept of design is not limited to functionality or materiality, but wholly connected with...

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Knit a hat  by Alanna Okun

Knit a hat

Alanna Okun

Book

Knitting is an excellent handcraft and something people love the world over. For crafting newbies, knitting can seem highly daunting: you need needles (but what size?), yarn (but what weight?), and a pattern (but what kind?), and very quickly knitting...

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Beginner's guide to punch needle projects  by Juliette Michelet

Beginner's guide to punch needle projects

Juliette Michelet

Book

Punch needle is halfway between weaving and embroidery, but easier than both. It's a modern way to make cushions, decorative home accents, jewelry, bags, and more. This book will teach you everything you need to know to get started, with step-by-step...

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Quick and easy Christmas  by Kate Haxell

Quick and easy Christmas

Kate Haxell

Book

Christmas crafts for all types of crafters! You can quickly and easily make knitted, sewn, paper, felt decorative items, or even mosaic, decoupage, needlepoint and cross stitch objects with this beautifully illustrated instruction book. Christmas is ...

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Paper quilling

Paper quilling

Book

Learn to wrap and loop paper to make adorable animals-from galloping horses to mighty dragons. Paper quilling is an ancient art form which uses the elasticity and flexibility of paper strips to create seemingly complex designs. By forming basic coils,...

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Modern kogin  by author Boutique-Sha

Modern kogin

author Boutique-Sha

Book

Discover the art of kogin, a style of traditional Japanese sashiko embroidery with modern appeal. Historically, kogin was used as a pattern darning technique to reinforce threadbare fabric and add warmth to the clothing worn by farmers in the villages...

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Embroidered wild flowers  by Kazuko Aoki

Embroidered wild flowers

Kazuko Aoki

Book

Inspired by the wonder and beauty of the natural world, the embroidery motifs offered here evoke wildflower meadows and woodland walks. With lifelike yet whimsical plants and flowers, as well as mushrooms, leaves, trees, and birds, the flora and faun...

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Magical woodland knits  by Claire Garland

Magical woodland knits

Claire Garland

Book

This collection of knitting patterns evokes the wonder of spotting a wild animal in its natural environment. There are 12 animals to choose from including a baby doe fawn, blue tit, barn owl and badger. All the knitting patterns have step-by-step pho...

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Makers Paris  by Kate van den Boogert

Makers Paris

Kate van den Boogert

Book

Meet the extraordinary community of artisans and creative entrepreneurs making their mark on Paris today. This inspirational guide introduces you to the locals behind thirty-five of Paris's unique shops, studios, and more. Through beautifully illustr...

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You will be able to crochet by the end of this book  by Zoe Bateman

You will be able to crochet by the end of this book

Zoe Bateman

Book

Master the craft of crochet with the help of illustrated step-by-step instructions that demonstrate stitches and techniques in this comprehensive book. 15 easy projects, including a colourful plant pot cover to a chic blanket, allow you to practice your...

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Crochet cafe  by Lauren Espy

Crochet cafe

Lauren Espy

Book

Whip up a fresh batch of amigurumi! Crochet Cafe features over 30 adorable and appetizing food-inspired amigurumi patterns. Lauren Espy, author of 2019's No. 1 best-selling amigurumi book in the United States, Whimsical Stitches, gives you the ingredients...

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Ikebana unbound  by Amanda Luu

Ikebana unbound

Amanda Luu

Book

Ikebana is a Japanese art form that began in the fifteenth century, but a new generation of florists around the world have begun embracing its natural, minimalist ethos and reimagining it for the modern age. Studio Mondine is at the forefront of this...

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Super simple hand-lettering projects  by Kiley Bennett

Super simple hand-lettering projects

Kiley Bennett

Book

Provides instruction on how to use hand lettering to create beautiful hand-lettered items for the home, holidays, celebrations, and more.

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Decorative macramé

Decorative macramé

Book

Decorative Macrame walks you through the process of creating your own unique pieces, perfect for your space. Clear step-by-step photographs show you how to create the four basic knots and apply simple macrame techniques, while detailed diagrams help you...

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The wood burn book  by Rachel Strauss

The wood burn book

Rachel Strauss

Book

The Wood Burn Book teaches you everything you need to know to master the art of pyrography.

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Branches & blooms  by Alethea Harampolis

Branches & blooms

Alethea Harampolis

Book

Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo, authors of The Flower Recipe Book and founders of Studio Choo, provide more than 100 step-by-step projects to make with flowering and leafy branches. In the spring, readers can create a cherry blossom bough or a cen...

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Crazy quilting dazzling diamonds  by Kathy Lynn Seaman Shaw

Crazy quilting dazzling diamonds

Kathy Lynn Seaman Shaw

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Crazy quilts can be constructed using a variety of piecing methods. Shaw shows you how to make a spectacular crazy quilt with foundation piecing, and how to add "wow" factor with embroidery details. Her step-by-step instructions for making the blocks...

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Floret Farm's a year in flowers  by Erin Benzakein

Floret Farm's a year in flowers

Erin Benzakein

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From star flower farmer and bestselling author of Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden, Erin Benzakein comes this gorgeous and comprehensive guide to enhancing every occasion with floral beauty. With hundreds of stunning photographs and an inviting narrative...

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