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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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Splendour of the Burgundian Netherlands  by Anne Margreet W. As-Vijvers

Splendour of the Burgundian Netherlands

Anne Margreet W. As-Vijvers

"Presents a survey of ninety of the finest and most interesting medieval manuscripts produced in the southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) - Includes detailed descriptions of the manuscripts and 250 stunning color images This book presents a survey...

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The practical encyclopedia of beading & ribbonwork  by Lisa Brown

The practical encyclopedia of beading & ribbonwork

Lisa Brown

"Get bold and inventive with two of the most beautiful fabric craft materials, beads and ribbons, with this practical compendium showing you how to create lovely accessories and ornaments for every room in the home. There are 100 projects using beads,...

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Knitted tanks & tunics  by Angela Hahn

Knitted tanks & tunics

Angela Hahn

"Knit cool, breezy tanks for the warm spring and summer months with 21 patterns for a variety of tops, from lacy camisoles to layering tanks to tunics with stylish details. With no sleeves to add, these tops knit up fast. From simple styles to lace, ...

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Journal me organized  by Rebecca (Homeschool blogger) Spooner

Journal me organized

Rebecca (Homeschool blogger) Spoone...

"Need to get organised? Blogging star Rebecca Spooner shows you how to create a great journal that will put your life in order. Whether you’re rearranging your laundry room, planning the week’s menus, outlining your dream vacation, or training for your...

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Paper Christmas  by Emily Dawe

Paper Christmas

Emily Dawe

"Craft your own Christmas with 16 festive papercraft projects ranging from simple yet effective bunting to intricate tree decorations, bell jar Christmas trees, and an advent calendar village. Give your holiday season the homemade touch, from wrapping...

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Low-mess crafts for kids  by Debbie Chapman

Low-mess crafts for kids

Debbie Chapman

"Offers seventy-two handicraft projects that can be made individually or in groups to create different scenes, from underwater creatures to a fairy tale dress-up“--Provided by publisher.

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The art of mixing textiles in quilts  by Lynn Schmitt

The art of mixing textiles in quilts

Lynn Schmitt

"Have a ball blending cottons with rich wools, lustrous silks, and textural home decor fabrics for quilts that beg to be touched. Weave unconventional textiles together like a pro with the best advice for cutting, sewing, and pressing fabrics of texture...

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Paper bead jewelry  by Keiko Sakamoto

Paper bead jewelry

Keiko Sakamoto

"Any paper--magazines, newspapers, wrapping paper, copy paper--can be upcycled into a variety of shapes and sizes of paper beads that can be used to make colourful, unique pieces of jewellery that no one would guess are made from paper. Fashioned from...

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Amigurumi san-x crochet patterns  by Eriko Teranishi

Amigurumi san-x crochet patterns

Eriko Teranishi

"Make San-X characters and their accessories out of yarn! Amigurumi are cute crocheted stuffed animals from Japan. Combine amigurumi with San-X and you get the most adorable crocheted characters! This book of patterns with full-color photographs shows...

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Westknits bestknits  by Stephen West

Westknits bestknits

Stephen West

"A collection of 10 popular garments filled with colorful photography representing Westknits' inspiring style. The designs include a mixture of existing patterns re-worked with expanded instructions plus a few brand new designs“--Provided by publishe...

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Faith flowers  by Laura Iarocci

Faith flowers

Laura Iarocci

"A comprehensive guide to creating flower displays in places of worship. Includes step-by-step tutorials as well as sources for flowers and materials Faith Flowers is a guide to arranging flowers in places of worship. The book starts with the fundamentals...

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Rulerwork quilting idea book  by Amanda Murphy

Rulerwork quilting idea book

Amanda Murphy

"Quilting rulers have long been used by longarm quilters to make uniform shapes, but now, with the advent of the domestic ruler foot, domestic quilters can join in on the fun, too! Amanda starts with how to use 6 basic shapes of machine quilting ruler...

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Paper craft home  by Sarah Louise Matthews

Paper craft home

Sarah Louise Matthews

"Transform a simple sheet of paper into something extraordinary. Explore the versatility, beauty, and simplicity of paper. From a geometric paper-folded vase to paper petal lights and a contemporary paper-engineered cuckoo clock, you'll discover 25 p...

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Decorations for walls and panels

Decorations for walls and panels

"This 128-page oversized catalog was produced around 1900 in Germany and contains hundreds of stunning examples of screen-printed patterns and design elements originally conceived for wall and ceiling decoration. Created at the crossroads of Victorian...

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My doll, my style  by Anna Allen

My doll, my style

Anna Allen

"Style trends trickle down to girls' clothes, infusing their day-to-day wardrobes with edgy, fashion-forward pieces combined with age-appropriate styling. It’s that line of thinking that inspires this new doll clothes collection, resulting in a must-...

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Fantastic ornament

Fantastic ornament

"Derived from a one-of-a-kind, hand-painted studio sourcebook of the early 1900s, the patterns in this stunning collection combine to form a treasury of bold, colorful designs. These images have never before appeared in print, and this compilation af...

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Sew your own felt advent calendar  by Sachiyo Ishii

Sew your own felt advent calendar

Sachiyo Ishii

"Advent calendars take pride of place in homes all over the world in the run up to Christmas. This year, why not add a personal touch to your Christmas countdown by making your own felt calendar, filled with an array of festive felt figures to delight...

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Easy stack quilts  by Paula Doyle

Easy stack quilts

Paula Doyle

"Learn how to make simple, one-of-a-kind quilts using large-scale print fabrics! Easy Stack is a quick-cutting, fabric-efficient way of making great quilts that are rotary cut and machine pieced. Using only 4 fabric repeats and easy-to-cut strips, you...

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Lush & layered beadweaving  by Marcia Balonis

Lush & layered beadweaving

Marcia Balonis

"Beaders are always seeking new ways to create complex effects and sophisticated looks for their beadwoven creations. In Lush & Layered Beadweaving, experienced teacher and designer Marcia Balonis breaks down the process of layering beads into easy-t...

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Exquisite stitching with multi-hole beads  by Renee Kovnesky

Exquisite stitching with multi-hole beads

Renee Kovnesky

"Multi-hole shaped beads continue to explode in availability and popularity. Beaders are looking for new ways to use the popular multi-hole shaped beads in unique, wearable jewelry. Exquisite Stitching with Multi-Hole Beads by Renee Kovnesky offers 25...

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Fairy house crafts  by Liza Gardner Walsh

Fairy house crafts

Liza Gardner Walsh

"Combining kids' love of fairies with their interest in creating and making thing, this book will be a hands-on project based guide book. There will also be an environmental element of using recyclable and found materials wherever possible in the pro...

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Lovable bears  by Jenny McWhinney

Lovable bears

Jenny McWhinney

"Everyone loves bears and this adorable quilt by renowned Australian artist Jenny McWhinney, features twelve unique and irresistible embroidered character bears. Perfect as a memorable gift for a loved one, or a cosy addition to your home, Jenny firm...

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Fat-quarter favorites

Fat-quarter favorites

Fat-quarter fans: start your sewing engines! Fat quarters are a favorite fabric cut--find charming ways to use more of yours in this all-new collection of fat-quarter-friendly designs. Take those fun little chunks of fabric in fantastic new directions,...

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Totally awesome tie-dye  by Suzanne McNeill

Totally awesome tie-dye

Suzanne McNeill

"It's fun and easy to dye and wear your own colorful clothing! Tie-dye is a wonderful way to turn simple fabrics and ready-made garments into dramatic fashion statements. This book teaches all of the most popular tie-dye techniques, including ice dye...

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The natural colors cookbook  by Maggie Pate

The natural colors cookbook

Maggie Pate

"Discover the wonder of nature's living colors and transform everyday items with The Natural Colors Cookbook, your guide to creating a spectrum of organic dyes using seasonal produce and leftover food."--Back cover.

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52 playful pot holders to appliqué  by Kim Schaefer

52 playful pot holders to appliqué

Kim Schaefer

"If you can't stand the heat, get out the pot holders! Best-selling author Kim Schaefer shares fifty-two darling hot pad designs to applique, one for every week of the year. Pick one of three fully bound shapes; square, round or oval, and create your...

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200 stitch patterns for baby blankets  by Jan Eaton

200 stitch patterns for baby blankets

Jan Eaton

"A new edition of the popular stitch book for designing baby blankets, by internationally renowned needlecraft and textile designer, Jan Eaton. Wrap up your baby in the ultimate comfort blanket: a blanket stitched by you. This is the biggest ever collection...

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200 ripple stitch patterns  by Jan Eaton

200 ripple stitch patterns

Jan Eaton

"A new edition of the popular stitch book by internationally renowned needlecraft and textile designer, Jan Eaton. In this collection, create beautiful fabrics with variegated zigzags of colour and pretty ridged effects that are perfect for afghans, ...

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Inventive wire weaving  by Susan Barzacchini

Inventive wire weaving

Susan Barzacchini

"Wire jewelry has been around for centuries and never goes out of style. Wire weaving techniques simply evolve to incorporate the newest materials and trends. All-new Inventive Wire Weaving: 20+ Unique Jewelry Designs focuses on the timeless techniques...

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Cult media, fandom and textiles  by Brigid Cherry

Cult media, fandom and textiles

Brigid Cherry

"This book explores handicrafting practiced by media fans, their online fan communities and the multiple meanings they create. Based on in-depth ethnographic research into fans on the online social network for knitters, crocheters and crafters, Ravelry,...

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One-patch quilts  by Carolyn Forster

One-patch quilts

Carolyn Forster

"A one-patch quilt is simply a patchwork quilt made from a single repeating shape. This is the simplest type of quilt you can make, but with carefully chosen coordinating patterns and colours, the results can be stunning. Carolyn Forster has chosen b...

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A certain style  by Doris De Pont

A certain style

Doris De Pont

"A Certain Style records the story of New Zealand couturier Bruce Papas who sketched, draped and constructed elegant suits and dresses for a fashion conscious local audience. Beginning his career in 1946, his finely tuned fashion sense and mastery of...

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Just stitch  by Lesley Turpin-Delport

Just stitch

Lesley Turpin-Delport

"Stitch exquisite embroidery projects with original fauna and flora designs in a variety of threads to create a 3D effect. The book is filled with novel concepts in mixed-media embroidery and offers many interpretations and techniques, with st...

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The joy of jelly rolls  by Carolyn Forster

The joy of jelly rolls

Carolyn Forster

"This redesigned collection of three of Carolyn Forster's bestselling books -Twenty to Make: Jelly Roll Scraps, Sew Jelly Roll Quilts & Gifts and Little Quilts & Gifts from Jelly Roll Scraps - is ideal for any quilter wanting to bust their Jelly Roll...

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200 embroidered flowers  by Kristen Gula

200 embroidered flowers

Kristen Gula

"Learn how to stitch all your favourite flowers, leaves and foliage, with this collection of tutorials for 200 embroidered flowers and foliage. Discover how to stitch beautiful blooms including roses, daisies, daffodils, pansies and buttercups as well...

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Stitch & sew  by Aneela Hoey

Stitch & sew

Aneela Hoey

"Revive your love for hand stitching with 31 fresh embroidery designs. Showcase your needlework on 5 pretty, practical projects; a drawstring bag, clutch, flex case, change purse, and zipper pouch. Learn beginner to advanced embroidery one stitch at a...

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Layered and stitched pictures  by Katie Essam

Layered and stitched pictures

Katie Essam

"Katie Essam's fresh, modern style uses unique combinations of traditional techniques. In this book she shows you how to create beautiful textile art inspired by the beauty in everyday objects. Stretch your imagination and be inspired by Katie's fun,...

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Dumpling pups  by Sarah Sloyer

Dumpling pups

Sarah Sloyer

"Beginner- to intermediate-level crocheters will have a doggone good time with these 20 original patterns for dumpling-shaped dogs. Inspired by a Japanese collecting game, the guide offers full-color photos, simple diagrams, and easy-to-follow instru...

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Book of embroidery

Book of embroidery

"New from the world-renowned Royal School of Needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitew...

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Brush lettering  by Witte (Illustrator) Emma

Brush lettering

Witte (Illustrator) Emma

"The brush pen is mightier than the sword, and way easier to write with. Popular creative calligrapher Emma Witte takes you from the basics of brush lettering to its amazing possibilities. Learn essential brush pen strokes, then create letters, words,...

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Knit your own dolls  by Fiona Goble

Knit your own dolls

Fiona Goble

"Create your own knitted dolls, full of personality and fun to make. Everyone loves dolls with character, and Fiona Goble has designed 25 knitted toys with real appeal. As well as boy and girl dolls, there are animal dolls, and a whole wardrobe of clothes...

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Hand spinning  by Pam Austin

Hand spinning

Pam Austin

"Hand spinning is a peaceful, wholesome and creative craft that can bring immense joy and satisifaction to a busy life. This beautiful book explains how to spin unique yarn using natural raw materials such as fleece, flax and silk. It aims to teach...

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Super-easy baby blankets  by Belinda Carter

Super-easy baby blankets

Belinda Carter

"These pretty designs are all made using half double crochet stitches. The different looks are created by simply changing where the hook is inserted, taking this super easy stitch into a realm of endless possibilities. Photo steps are included in the...

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Osvaldo Borsani  by Giampiero Bosoni

Osvaldo Borsani

Giampiero Bosoni

"The figure of Osvaldo Borsani and his role of primary importance in the history of architecture, especially interiors and design in the 20th century. The reordered and complete archive, made up of over 10,000 drawings, which gathers together the story...

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Fast art  by Bev Speight

Fast art

Bev Speight

"Everyone can be an artist! Discover 30 fast and fun art projects that anyone can do. You don't need specialist equipment or an art degree -- you'll be amazed how easy it is to create eye-popping artworks with just the everyday stuff you have to hand!...

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Carefree crochet  by May Britt Bjella Zamori

Carefree crochet

May Britt Bjella Zamori

"Welcome to your introduction to the beauties of carefree crochet! May Britt Bjella Zamori is firmly in love with the possibilities of dynamic openwork, playing with yarn weight, and crochet that's easy and undeniably wearable at the same time. In th...

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Adorable pom pom animals  by Kazuko Ito

Adorable pom pom animals

Kazuko Ito

"Just a bit of winding, tying, trimming and fluffing is all it takes to make anyone feel creative! Pom poms are suddenly showing up again everywhere as fashion accessories, home decor items, and toys. Adorable Pom Pom Animals shows you how to use mat...

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Crocheted hoods & cowls  by Tammy Flores

Crocheted hoods & cowls

Tammy Flores

"This collection of crocheted patterns includes adorable animal hoods like a giraffe and bunny for kids and elegant, textured styles for adults. Hoods are both stylish and extra-warm, protecting both your head and neck from the winter chill. Various ...

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By hand  by Nicole Miyuki Santo

By hand

Nicole Miyuki Santo

"Blending the aspirational and the instructional, By Hand brings the beauty of lettering beyond the page, through 30 distinct projects, from watercolor place cards to cozy pillows. Relatable lessons introduce readers to the essentials of lettering, i...

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Japanese knitting  by author Michiyo

Japanese knitting

author Michiyo

"Create your own versatile wardrobe essentials with these chic new Japanese knitting patterns for apparel and accessories from cult favorite author michiyo. A whole new world of fashionable Tokyo-style knitwear designs opens to experienced needle crafters...

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Little loom weaving  by Fiona (Handweaver) Daly

Little loom weaving

Fiona (Handweaver) Daly

"This book is a comprehensive guide to frame loom weaving for the complete novice as well as those who have already discovered the frame loom weaving craze. It includes a brief history of weaving, useful tools and terminology, and a natural fibre and...

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French vintage décor  by Jamie Lundstrom

French vintage décor

Jamie Lundstrom

"Chic and elegant French decor never goes out of style. Crafters will delight in the easy yet stunningly sophisticated projects that take a minimal amount of time and will transform your home. Jamie Lundstrom's classic French style is effortless to a...

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Silk weavers of hill tribe Laos  by Joshua Hirschstein

Silk weavers of hill tribe Laos

Joshua Hirschstein

"Part travelogue, part silk-weaving primer, this is a tender portrait of an American family's travels in Laos's Houaphon Province. As they learn about the ancient silk weaving traditions in the hilltribe community of Xam Tai, they gain an appreciation...

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Crochet lacy shawls  by Rohn Strong

Crochet lacy shawls

Rohn Strong

"An eye-catching, delicate crocheted shawl brightens up any look! The author's signature soft-color lacy look will amaze with its beauty, and because the pieces are crocheted, they work up quickly, so you'll be enjoying your new shawls before you know...

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Edward's menagerie dogs  by Kerry Lord

Edward's menagerie dogs

Kerry Lord

"Dog lovers will go barking wild for this addition to the popular Edward's Menagerie series, with 50 beginner-friendly patterns for crocheting adorable pups. Bring your favorite four-legged friends to life with these 50 crochet patterns for everything...

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Sewing lampshades  by Joanna Heptinstall

Sewing lampshades

Joanna Heptinstall

"Learn to sew your own stunning lampshades using this comprehensive step-by-step guide from the founder of the Traditional Upholstery School, Joanna Heptinstall. The book contains 18 fully illustrated step-by-step projects, featuring tailored, pleate...

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Alpaca knit sweaters  by Dorthe Skappel

Alpaca knit sweaters

Dorthe Skappel

"Surround yourself in warm, soft alpaca with these cozy, comfortable sweater designs in contemporary Nordic styles."--

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Creative wood letters  by Krista Aasen

Creative wood letters

Krista Aasen

"Decorating wood letters is a fun and simple project for the home, from a child's name in a bedroom to an uplifting message above the mantel. But how do you achieve the pin-worthy results of the stylists you see online? Enter Krista Aasen of The Happy...

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Foraged art  by Peter Cole

Foraged art

Peter Cole

"From vibrant flower mandalas to raked-sand rings and simple leaf stacks, Foraged art includes more than 35 hands-on projects using blooms, pods, rocks, flowers, branches, and other seasonal elements. With ideas for working with color, form, and texture,...

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Stash statement  by Kelly (Kelly D.) Young

Stash statement

Kelly (Kelly D.) Young

"Welcome to structured improvisation, where there's a plan in place but still plenty of room to play! Structured improvisation is perfect for using fabric scraps you have on hand--everything works and anything goes. Learn three methods for sewing rec...

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More free-motion machine quilting 1-2-3  by Lori Kennedy

More free-motion machine quilting 1-2-3

Lori Kennedy

"No fancy machine needed, no Ph.D. in quilting required--start free-motion quilting right now! Best-selling author Lori Kennedy is back with 60+ fun motifs and tons of tips, tricks, and techniques that can turn anyone into a top-notch machine quilter....

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Tiny Christmas toys to knit  by Sachiyo Ishii

Tiny Christmas toys to knit

Sachiyo Ishii

"We all love Christmas! This gorgeous little knitting book by the ever-popular Sachiyo Ishii contains irresistibly cute knitted Christmas toys for knitters of all abilities. All the projects are accompanied by a clear, easy-to-follow pattern and fun....

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Stitches from the yuletide  by Kathy Schmitz

Stitches from the yuletide

Kathy Schmitz

"Best-selling author Kathy Schmitz is back with more exquisite embroidery designs, this time celebrating the charms of the Christmas season. Inspired by classic holiday motifs, Kathy shares spectacularly embroidered winter scenes, delightful hand-dra...

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Arts & crafts  by Michael Robinson

Arts & crafts

Michael Robinson

"Arts & Crafts is a celebration of the design movement that started in Britain and spread around the world at the end of the nineteenth century. Depicting both well-known and unusual art and artifacts from this most fascinating of eras, this book provides...

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Sew luxe leather  by Rosanna Clare Gethin

Sew luxe leather

Rosanna Clare Gethin

"Fancy a wardrobe full of luxurious leather accessories without the painful price tag? This collection of 20 luxe leather projects is perfect if you're looking for original, high quality projects made from leather, all of which can be made on a domestic...

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A life in pattern  by Orla Kiely

A life in pattern

Orla Kiely

"Orla Kiely has opened her archives to explore a life dedicated to print. From her earliest and most iconic pattern, Stem, to the evolution of her print design encompassing the worlds of fashion, homewares and beyond, Orla shares the full range of patterns...

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Heavenly bodies  by Andrew Bolton

Heavenly bodies

Andrew Bolton

A brilliant exploration of fashion's complex engagement with the great art and artifacts of Catholic faith and practice Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the masterworks of art. These works of art have, in turn, fueled...

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Artistry in fiber. Vol 3, Wearable art  by Anne (Art historian) Lee

Artistry in fiber. Vol 3, Wearable art

Anne (Art historian) Lee

"Wearable fiber art, whether in garment or jewelry form, is unique in that the human body breathes life, shape, and movement into the pieces. Be it a felted brooch or a dress made of book pages, wearable fiber art can provide personal expression unav...

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All about Yves  by Catherine Ormen

All about Yves

Catherine Ormen

Yves Saint Laurent is one of the world's most famous designers, who's haute couture collections have deeply marked society and revolutionised the image of women. 'All About Yves' documents the life of this great designer, from his childhood, to the s...

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Decorative sketches  by René Binet

Decorative sketches

René Binet

"Reproduced from a rare 1902 portfolio, these decorative images offer an exotic and imaginative approach to architecture and applied design. Sixty plates, 12 in full color and many with partial and varied color, exhibit the influence of Ernst Haeckel's...

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Artistry in fiber. Vol. 1, Wall art  by Anne (Art historian) Lee

Artistry in fiber. Vol. 1, Wall art

Anne (Art historian) Lee

"Connecting us to the wide variety of contemporary fiber art in wall-mounted format, this resource combines more than 600 photos with personal comments from 100 of today's established and emerging artists. In conjunction with the other two books in t...

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Artistry in fiber. Vol. 2, Sculpture  by Anne (Art historian) Lee

Artistry in fiber. Vol. 2, Sculpture

Anne (Art historian) Lee

"Nearly 500 photos of artwork with personal insights from 76 of today's most noteworthy artists show the broad range of possibilities that working in three dimensions can offer. In conjunction with the other two books in this acclaimed series, it inv...

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Macramé jewelry  by Diana Crialesi

Macramé jewelry

Diana Crialesi

"Learn everything you need to know to make striking pieces of macrame jewelry with this easy-to-follow guide. Step-by-step instructions for 12 necklaces, bracelets, and earrings feature color photos of each loop, knot, and finishing touch. Supplies, ...

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The art of knitting.

The art of knitting.

"Comprehensive in scope and elegant in presentation, this classic 19th-century volume was the first complete how-to guide to knitting. In addition to basic knitting instructions and a dictionary of stitches, the book offers illustrated patterns for dozens...

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This human  by Melis Senova

This human

Melis Senova

"There are many great design books in existence that teach us about design process, tools and methods. With the increasing popularity of design thinking and human-centred design we've also seen more material discussing various aspects of the practice....

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Explore walking foot quilting with Leah Day  by Leah Day

Explore walking foot quilting with Leah Day

Leah Day

"Ready to go on a machine quilting adventure? It's time to explore walking foot machine quilting with Leah Day! Specifically designed for quilting on a home machine, this style of quilting uses a walking foot to evenly guide the layers of your quilt to...

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Pure & simple  by Maggie Bonanomi

Pure & simple

Maggie Bonanomi

"Follow a celebrated maker on a creative journey inspired by the imperfect beauty of nature. In Maggie Bonanomi's world, hand-drawn patterns and hand-dyed wool combine with whimsical motifs and casual stitches, culminating in a collection of happy, p...

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Christopher Dresser  by Harry Lyons

Christopher Dresser

Harry Lyons

"Dr Christopher Dresser is best remembered for his pioneering advances in design and associated technology. In the new industrial world of the nineteenth century, Dresser was the first designer to understand that machinery was a good servant but a poor...

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Enid Marx  by Alan Powers

Enid Marx

Alan Powers

"This is the first ever monograph on the work of Enid Marx (1902-1998), a leading artist-designer, collector and writer, closely associated with the Great Bardfield group of artists, including Eric Ravilious and Eric Bawden. Marx was a leading woman ...

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Flossie Teacakes' guide to English paper piecing  by Florence Knapp

Flossie Teacakes' guide to English paper piecing

Florence Knapp

"In a sea of quilting project books, Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing stands alone. Drawing together many disparate strands, this comprehensive guide offers up a deeper exploration of this precision patchwork craft, providing everythi...

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Very British toddler knits  by Susan Campbell

Very British toddler knits

Susan Campbell

"This book features 25 beautiful, hand-knitted designs ranging from clothes to toys and accessories that will make gorgeous gifts for any toddler, from 1 to 6 years old. The projects reflect the classic elegance of British design with easy-to-follow....

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Natural dyeing with plants  by Franziska Ebner

Natural dyeing with plants

Franziska Ebner

"The fascinating luminosity of colors from plants can be easily transferred to wool, silk, or other materials at home. Necessary materials, pickling, the preparation of fibers or substances, and different dyeing methods are described in detail. This ...

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Codices illustres  by Ingo F. Walther

Codices illustres

Ingo F. Walther

"These paradigms of miniature painting from the fourth century to 1600 are worth many millions and typically tucked away in private collections or closely guarded archives until now. Discover some of the most beauti-ful and important manuscripts from...

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A celebration of HERstory quilts  by Susanne Miller Jones

A celebration of HERstory quilts

Susanne Miller Jones

"Art quilts celebrating outstanding women and their groundbreaking accomplishiments. A long-overdue tribute to a selection of women who have shaped history through herstory, this rich collection of 108 mixed-media fiber art pieces celebrates extraor...

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Simple whatnots  by Kim Diehl

Simple whatnots

Kim Diehl

"Welcome to the wonderful world of Kim Diehl--on a splendidly small scale! Kim's little quilts have three big benefits: they're stash friendly, they're quick to finish . . . and they're as cute as can be. Now you can create a wonderful variety of weensy...

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Print play  by Jessie Wright

Print play

Jessie Wright

"In Print Play, screen printing designers and teachers Jess Wright and Lara Davies welcome you into their colourful, pattern-filled world with a series of how-to screen printing projects. The book covers all the basics of screen printing at home before...

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