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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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Decorative needle felting projects  by Gretel Parker

Decorative needle felting projects

Gretel Parker

Book

"Needle felting is the simple process of transforming wool into 3D objects using a barbed needle. It's a fun craft that is easy to learn and gets amazing results. With just a few basic tools and simple step by steps, you'll be on your way to making your...

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Sundressed  by Lucianne Tonti

Sundressed

Lucianne Tonti

Book

"Why beautiful clothes in natural fibres are the answer to fashion's climate crisis. In this superbly written book, fashion insider Lucianne Tonti looks beyond sustainable fashion to a future remade by natural fibres. An exploratory dive into the art...

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Yarn mandalas for beginners & beyond  by Inga Savage

Yarn mandalas for beginners & beyond

Inga Savage

Book

"Yarn mandalas are a wonderful way to create bright and beautiful woven wall art in a mindful, meditative way. The use of pattern and colour can help to reduce stress and aid wellbeing at the same time as developing your creativity. Author Inga Savag...

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Crochet animal blankets and blocks  by Ira Rott

Crochet animal blankets and blocks

Ira Rott

Book

"Using simple crochet intarsia and appliqué techniques you can stitch one block for a pillow front, book bag or toy bag, join four for a lap throw, nine for a child's blanket or sixteen for an adult blanket. Mix and match colors to create fun single....

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Blazed wax  by Emma Cutri

Blazed wax

Emma Cutri

Book

"Blazed Wax is a comprehensive and colourful guide to contemporary candle making from friends and designers Ruby Kannava and Emma Cutri, with twenty-five projects for beautiful candles and candleholders that will light up your life. Candle making is an...

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A visible man  by Edward Enninful

A visible man

Edward Enninful

Book

"One of fashion's most important changemakers, a Black, gay, working-class refugee discusses how he forged a career in fashion and rose to become the first Black editor in chief of British Vogue"--Publisher's description.

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Stitch 50 birds  by Alison Reid

Stitch 50 birds

Alison Reid

Book

"Feather your nest with this avian collection of easy sewing patterns for beautiful bird designs, all made using simple hand-sewing techniques. Featuring the most popular and distinctive species - including garden birds, exotic birds, birds of prey, ...

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Creative resin  by Mia Winston-Hart

Creative resin

Mia Winston-Hart

Book

"Resin craft is an exciting way to make jewellery and other accessories. Learn how to create everything from earrings to key rings with this definitive guide to resin craft. Packed full of step-by-step instructions for techniques such as mixing and p...

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How do I quilt it?  by Christa Watson

How do I quilt it?

Christa Watson

Book

"Prepare your quilt, choose your designs, and find your path! This comprehensive guide to modern machine quilting uses both walking-foot and free-motion techniques, all done on a domestic sewing machine. Learn how to create a quilting plan, then apply...

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Contemporary weaving in mixed media  by Rachna Garodia

Contemporary weaving in mixed media

Rachna Garodia

Book

"This glorious book is a modern guide to weaving, an ancient craft that is reaching new heights of popularity, from acclaimed contemporary weaver and textile artist Rachna Garodia. It contains a wealth of practical advice and tons of inspiration for ...

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Pumpkin crafting  by Jen Rich

Pumpkin crafting

Jen Rich

Book

"Your ultimate guide to carving, painting and decorating pumpkins for your home, complete with tips and recipes for getting the most out of your pumpkin all season long. When the leaves start to turn, it's time to rediscover our love for autumnal delights,...

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The fashion designer survival guide  by Mary Gehlhar

The fashion designer survival guide

Mary Gehlhar

Book

"The industry authority and consultant to hundreds of fashion design entrepreneurs offers behind-the-scenes insight and essential information to launch and grow your own fashion label. You'll hear from experts in social media, financing, and sales, along...

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Easy handmade toys & puzzles  by Bob Gilsforf

Easy handmade toys & puzzles

Bob Gilsforf

Book

"A compilation of fresh, fun, and whimsical handmade toys and puzzles from the archives of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts, this must-have project guide is perfect for beginner to intermediate scroll sawyers looking to make a wide range of timeless, ...

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Brazen  by Julia Haart

Brazen

Julia Haart

Book

"A riveting, inspiring memoir of one woman's escape from an extremist religious sect and an extraordinary rise from housewife to shoe designer, to CEO and co-owner of the modeling agency Elite World Group. Ever since she was a child, every aspect of ...

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Hoop quilts for beginners  by AnneMarie Chany

Hoop quilts for beginners

AnneMarie Chany

Book

"Quick, easy, and fun, the craft of hoop quilts combine simple quilting techniques with embroidery, patchwork, and other favorite fabric arts. A creative guide that's perfect for quilters and crafters, Hoop Quilts for Beginners features 15 hoop-framed...

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Modern crochet sweaters  by Janine Myska

Modern crochet sweaters

Janine Myska

Book

"Crochet has never been so stylish than with these gorgeous sweater patterns. By focusing on classic silhouettes with trendy twists, Janine Myska has made a name for herself in the world of crochet as a designer with impeccable taste, whose garments look...

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Yoko Saito's handheld patchwork treasures  by Yōko Saitō

Yoko Saito's handheld patchwork treasures

Yōko Saitō

Book

"Japanese master quilt artist Yoko Saito presents an outstanding collection of 26 small and pretty projects. Each item works up fairly quickly and fits in the palms of your hands. Patterns include clever pouches, house-shaped boxes, a dragonfly mini ...

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1000 design classics

1000 design classics

Book

"The most innovative, iconic, and influential products ever designed - from 1663 to the present day. Originating from the highly acclaimed and groundbreaking three-volume Phaidon Design Classics, this new book presents 1,000 of the world's greatest objects...

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The art of the travel journal  by Abbey Sy

The art of the travel journal

Abbey Sy

Book

"The Art of the Travel Journal offers all the techniques, ideas, inspiration, and step-by-step instructions needed to create artful, one-of-a-kind journals filled with drawings, ephemera, lettering, and more that document our lives traveling around t...

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Knit shawls

Knit shawls

Book

"Combining new and exclusive designs with the most popular shawl patterns from Noro magazine and the Knit Noro book series, Timeless Noro: Knit Shawls boasts 25 patterns that are fashionable, diverse, and fun to make. Including a range of skill level...

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Cricut made easy with Sweet Red Poppy  by Kimberly Coffin

Cricut made easy with Sweet Red Poppy

Kimberly Coffin

Book

"Find inspiration for your next project with this guide from top craft blogger Kimberly Coffin of Sweet Red Poppy that provides everything you need to know about your Cricut cutting machine and how to develop the skills needed to make beautiful projects...

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Whimsical wire  by Ingrid Moras

Whimsical wire

Ingrid Moras

Book

"Learn to create art with light, flexible floral wire. Detailed photographs and 26 easy-to-follow patterns show you how to make a variety of wire designs and airy sculptures. Basic wire-working techniques and the essential tools you'll need to get started...

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Coco Chanel  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Coco Chanel

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

"A special enlarged edition of the international bestseller Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon celebrating 50 years since Coco's death, 100 years of Chanel No.5 and five years since the original release of this beautiful illustrated...

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Animal granny squares  by Sarah-Jane Hicks

Animal granny squares

Sarah-Jane Hicks

Book

"Make 20 fun animal granny squares, all with raised or textured elements that are perfect for building up into larger projects. The time has come for a fresh, fun take on the classic granny square. Featuring 20 popular animals (including dogs, cats, ...

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Festive felt decorations  by Corinne Lapierre

Festive felt decorations

Corinne Lapierre

Book

"Sew 20 stunning felt decorations - perfect for adding some festive charm to your home or for giving as gorgeous handmade gifts. Best-selling author Corinne Lapierre brings you 20 fantastic new festive designs! Create decorations to hang on your tree...

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Flowers to knit  by Sachiyo Ishii

Flowers to knit

Sachiyo Ishii

Book

"This collection of beautiful blooms will give you something colourful all year round: knit a spring bunch of daffodils, a summer bouquet of roses, a display of autumn-flowering anemones and a festive poinsettia. There are 20 projects to choose from,...

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Sewing with scraps  by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Sewing with scraps

Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Book

"How do you keep your piles of scrap fabric from growing out of control? Sew with them, of course! In this inspirational book, best-selling author Debbie von Grabler-Crozier shows you how to stitch 20 stylish, fresh items from very small amounts of f...

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Christian Dior  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Christian Dior

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

"Christian Dior: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Master is a stunning illustrated biography of legendary designer Christian Dior from internationally renowned fashion illustrator Megan Hess. Discover the key moments of Dior's fascinating life and ...

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The Nordic knitting primer  by Kristin Drysdale

The Nordic knitting primer

Kristin Drysdale

Book

"Kristin Drysdale, founder of Scandiwork, shares her innovative and approachable method for mastering colourwork knitting. With a family heritage in Denmark and Norway, Kristin is an expert in traditional Scandinavian knitting and has been teaching c...

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Iconic  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Iconic

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Book

"For centuries, Italian fashion has been known for its craftsmanship and luxury, but also for its creativity and, most of all, its passion. Lace, leopard print and show-stopping red dresses the masters of Italian fashion know how to make a statement....

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Crocheted animal hats  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted animal hats

Vanessa Mooncie

Book

"Includes an illustrated techniques section explaining all the crochet know-how. It features colour photographs and step-by-step instructions to guide the reader along. Spread a little animal magic with these adorable animal hats. Adults and children...

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Crocheted wild animals  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted wild animals

Vanessa Mooncie

Book

""This book is a collection of 150 animal patterns to crochet"--"--Publisher's description.

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Kimono style  by Mónika Bincsik

Kimono style

Mónika Bincsik

Book

"The untold modern history of the Japanese kimono and its dynamic relationship to Western culture.Japan's engagement with Western clothing, culture, and art in the mid-nineteenth century transformed the traditional kimono and began a cross-cultural s...

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Little book of Hermès  by Karen Homer

Little book of Hermès

Karen Homer

Book

"A pocket-sized, illustrated book depicting the work and history of the House of Hermes. The iconic bags, the instantly recognizable packaging, the celebrity fans - Hermes is the last word in luxurious accessories. Through the generations, Hermes have...

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Strands of joy  by Anna Johanna

Strands of joy

Anna Johanna

Book

"Strands of Joy features 20 versatile colourwork patterns for challenging and relaxing knitting, from Finnish knitwear designer Anna Johanna and Nordic knitting experts Laine. No hobby is more mindful than knitting. In strange times, one can be endle...

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Too cute amigurumi  by Jennifer Santos

Too cute amigurumi

Jennifer Santos

Book

"Get ready to discover just how adorable crochet can be as you take your amigurumi skills up a stitch with 30 perfect projects that are bursting at the seams with cuteness. Jennifer Santos, founder of the aptly-named Super Cute Design, is known in the...

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Creepy cross-stitch  by Lindsay Swearingen

Creepy cross-stitch

Lindsay Swearingen

Book

"From projects like Wicker Man to Black Rabbit to Blood Moon Weeping Willow, Lindsay's signature style lends a touch of macabre to cross-stitch projects that you'll be eager to hang on a wall or give as a gift. The dark, witchy aesthetic is becoming more...

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Brioche knitting for beginners and beyond  by Lesley Anne Robinson

Brioche knitting for beginners and beyond

Lesley Anne Robinson

Book

"Get ready to knit like you never have before with this incredible, comprehensive guide to brioche knitting from expert designer and brioche authority Lesley Anne Robinson. For any knitter who has ever been intrigued by the colorful designs and luxur...

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Stitched pictures  by Linda Miller

Stitched pictures

Linda Miller

Book

"The renowned embroiderer Linda Miller brings the art of machine embroidery to life in this beautiful book. Packed with practical advice and over 200 photographs, each chapter guides you through all the skills and techniques needed to make an array of...

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A season in blue  by Edyta Sitar

A season in blue

Edyta Sitar

Book

"Embrace and enjoy! Now more than ever, quilters appreciate the joy of immersing themselves in the beauty of quilts. Reveling in classic blue and white, acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares an inspiring gallery of...

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Aboriginal screen-printed textiles from Australia's Top End

Aboriginal screen-printed textiles from Australia's Top End

Book

"Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia's Top End presents the work of contemporary Australian textile artists working at five Aboriginal-owned art centers in the Northern Territory: Tiwi Design, Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association, Injalak...

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Africa in fashion  by Ken Kweku Nimo

Africa in fashion

Ken Kweku Nimo

Book

"Africa in Fashion explores the kaleidoscope of craft cultures that have shaped African fashion for centuries and captures the intriguing stories of contemporary and avant-garde African brands. Part One looks at Africa's rich cultural heritage and place...

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New school macramé  by Terri L. Watson

New school macramé

Terri L. Watson

Book

"In this book, fibre artist Terri Watson shares her new school approach to creating contemporary knotted macramé canvases, using just a few simple knots. Featuring ten step-by-step projects and a library of over hundred patterns to create a wide variety...

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Moody blooms  by Tricia Guild

Moody blooms

Tricia Guild

Book

"In the designs of Tricia Guild, atmosphere is everything. Patterns, colour, texture, furniture and furnishings interweave to create spaces that have all the depth and meaning of installation art. Yet just as an outfit never feels complete without a spritz...

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Fix your fashion  by Laura Strutt

Fix your fashion

Laura Strutt

Book

"Fantastic fashion that won't cost you the earth. What is a 'fashion footprint'? What's the problem with fast fashion? And is there any alternative to it? This inspirational guide is your sustainable sourcebook full of activities and practical tips on...

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English paper piecing workshop  by Jenny Jackson

English paper piecing workshop

Jenny Jackson

Book

"A collection of 18 English paper piecing (EPP) projects and techniques by EPP expert and TV presenter, Jenny Jackson. EPP is a traditional patchwork technique which is done by hand making it the perfect 'sofa sewing' project that can be done while relaxing...

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Crepe paper blooms, bugs & butterflies  by Eileen Lim

Crepe paper blooms, bugs & butterflies

Eileen Lim

Book

"Paper florist Eileen Lim shares her secrets to crafting flowers and insects from crepe paper, with step-by-step photos and full-size templates. Learn to make paper roses, peonies, dahlias, daffodils, tulips and more, as well as how to combine flowers...

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Wet felting  by Natasha Smart

Wet felting

Natasha Smart

Book

"Wet felting is an incredible textile art form that offers enormous opportunity for genuine creativity and innovation. This beautiful book is a complete guide to the process, from the basic techniques through to using embellishment materials to decorate...

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Paint with thread  by Emillie Ferris

Paint with thread

Emillie Ferris

Book

"Slow down and embroider your way through the changing seasons with the beautiful debut book from embroidery artist and rising star Emillie Ferris. Needlepainting, also known as thread painting or silk shading, is a form of embroidery that creates a ...

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Beautiful landscape quilts  by Joyce R. Becker

Beautiful landscape quilts

Joyce R. Becker

Book

"A complete guide to designing and making landscape quilts, from inspiration to final display. Step-by-step instructions and photos. Guest landscape quilt artists include Heidi Proffetty, Annette Kennedy, Nanette S. Zeller, Lenore Crawford, Cindy Walter,...

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Knitting magic  by Tanis Gray

Knitting magic

Tanis Gray

Book

"The exciting follow-up to Harry Potter: Knitting Magic, this book offers 28 new official patterns for projects ranging from spellbinding stuffed toys to cozy house apparel to all-new costume replicas--including bewitching projects inspired by the Fa...

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Sew penguins, puppies, porcupines... oh my!  by Kim Schaefer

Sew penguins, puppies, porcupines... oh my!

Kim Schaefer

Book

"Appliquâe adorable animals onto treasured baby shower gifts. Sew brand-new baby animal appliquâes with Kim Schaefer to make projects ranging from a hand-crafted baby quilt and bench pillow to readymade bibs, onesies, burp cloths, diaper covers, or d...

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Modern tie dye  by Abi Patten

Modern tie dye

Abi Patten

Book

"Turn your wardrobe and accessories into a stylish, kaleidoscope of colour, and dip into the world of tie dye! Tie dye has taken the fashion world by storm. Once associated with the hippie movement, tie dye is now chic and edgy, and - in our eco-cons...

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Kawaii crochet garden  by Melissa Bradley

Kawaii crochet garden

Melissa Bradley

Book

"Crochet a garden of kawaii happiness with this super-cute collection of 40 patterns! Cultivate a colorful world of crochet flowers, plants, and garden creatures that are perfect for gifting, and learn the simple crochet techniques needed for everything...

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100 mini cross stitch designs  by Rosemary Drysdale

100 mini cross stitch designs

Rosemary Drysdale

Book

"Cross stitch is making a big comeback with modern crafters and it's easy to see why. Providing the perfect introduction for beginners, 100 Mini Cross Stitch Designs will also appeal to intermediate and advanced cross stitchers looking for inspiration....

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From seed to bloom  by Milli Proust

From seed to bloom

Milli Proust

Book

"Starting by tackling the principles of floristry from seed to bloom, Milli takes you through the seasons and explores the top plants to grow and how to style them. Each chapter spotlights the growing highlights of the season with top tips on how to sow,...

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Artek and the Aaltos

Artek and the Aaltos

Book

"Established in 1935 by the Finnish architects Aino Marsio-Aalto and Alvar Aalto and their co-founders, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl, the design company Artek created innovative interiors for distinctly modern spaces, such as cinemas and airports,...

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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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Crocheted sea creatures  by Vanessa Mooncie

Crocheted sea creatures

Vanessa Mooncie

Book

""This amazing collection of sea creatures to crochet will enchant children and adults alike. Inside this fun, colourful book there are 12 aquatic friends from all over the world to choose from, each with a very distinct personality. The projects vary...

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Knitted wild animal friends  by Louise (Knitting designer) Crowther

Knitted wild animal friends

Louise (Knitting designer) Crowther

Book

"Go wild with this collection of adorable knitted animal toys and their clothes and accessories by best-selling author Louise Crowther. After the success of Knitted Animal Friends, Louise has created knitting patterns for 12 wild animals including a ...

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Irene Strange's curious crochet creatures  by Irene Strange

Irene Strange's curious crochet creatures

Irene Strange

Book

"Irene Strange is bored of bunnies and has had enough of elephants. It's not that they're not cute, but with the amazing biodiversity on our planet, isn't it time we started celebrating - and crocheting - some of life's more unusual creatures? In thi...

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Waipu to Windsor  by Fred Wilkinson

Waipu to Windsor

Fred Wilkinson

Book

"A memoir written by Mary Langridge about Fred Wilkinson, now retired at Moor Park House in England. Fred was born in Waipu in Northland and left NZ in the 1960s to take up a position as gardener at Winkfield Place, a finishing school established by ...

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The flower school  by Joseph Massie

The flower school

Joseph Massie

Book

"The Flower School takes you by the hand and expertly guides you step-by-step through design principles and twenty-five floral projects to empower you to create your own gorgeous floral arrangements for your home, gatherings, celebrations and for pleasure....

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Where we bloom  by Debra Prinzing

Where we bloom

Debra Prinzing

Book

"Step inside the places where flowers come to life. Slow Flowers Society founder Debra Prinzing's new book showcases the beautiful plant- and flower-filled settings of Slow Flowers designers, farmer-florists, and growers. Each environment reflects th...

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Bundle of joy!  by Mollie Johanson

Bundle of joy!

Mollie Johanson

Book

"Learn to create a personalized cross stitch baby announcement with Cross Stitch Celebrations: Bundle of Joy! More than 20 patterns include mix-and-match border designs, alphabets, and colour schemes to make a truly special gift for every bundle of.....

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YSL lexicon

YSL lexicon

Book

"The world's leading authorities on fashion and design celebrate the 60th anniversary of YSL's first runway presentation with a lexicon that includes many images from the designer's extraordinary archives. Yves Saint Laurent (1936-2008) is credited w...

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Knit 2 socks in 1  by Safiyyah Talley

Knit 2 socks in 1

Safiyyah Talley

Book

"Socks continue to be a favorite project of knitters, but “single sock syndrome” — losing interest in knitting that second sock after the first one is done — is the perpetual dilemma.Knit 2 Socks in 1 introduces a distinctive new method that will appeal...

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Knitstrips  by Alice Ormsbee Beltran

Knitstrips

Alice Ormsbee Beltran

Book

"Hi! This is a book about knitting, with patterns that show how to knit lots of different things. It's different from other knitting books. It's entirely illustrated, and the patterns are in comic-strip format. Fun! The patterns are written to maximise...

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Cardboard creations for kids  by Kathryn Ho

Cardboard creations for kids

Kathryn Ho

Book

"Eco-Friendly Cardboard Crafts to Make and Play With At last, a genius way for you to put all that cardboard lying around the house to good use! Mailing boxes, paper towel rolls, cereal cartons and more can be transformed into a range of crafts, toys...

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Designing modern Japan  by Sarah Teasley

Designing modern Japan

Sarah Teasley

Book

"From woodblock prints and porcelains to Hello Kitty, Issey Miyake and the Honda Civic, Japanese design has indelibly marked our everyday life for the past 150 years. This comprehensive history, the first of its kind in English, explains the emergenc...

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Artisan ropework  by Jessica Geach

Artisan ropework

Jessica Geach

Book

"Artisan ropework--coiling, spiraling, and stitching cotton rope--is an exciting and relatively unexplored technique for creating baskets, vessels, wall hangings, bowls, and much more. This book is an excellent resource whether you are starting out on...

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Punch needle  by Rachel Lawson

Punch needle

Rachel Lawson

Book

"Sisters Rachel Lawson and Siobhan Watt combined their talents-Siobhan's professional art and design experience and Rachel's needlework expertise-to create these delightful contemporary designs. Punch needle is accessible for everyone, including those...

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The art of papercraft  by Helen Hiebert

The art of papercraft

Helen Hiebert

Book

"Paper artist and teacher Helen Hiebert compiles a one-of-kind collection of 40 unique projects, each using just one sheet of paper, combining decorative paper techniques like marbling, stamping, and stenciling with dimensional techniques like origam...

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Bayeux stitch  by Tanya Bentham

Bayeux stitch

Tanya Bentham

Book

"This practical book of techniques and projects demonstrates the simple style of the Bayeux tapestry, before showing variations based on both surviving examples and adaptations of medieval manuscripts. It explains the narrow range of stitches used in...

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Amigurumi dolls  by Sachiyo Ishii

Amigurumi dolls

Sachiyo Ishii

Book

"Have fun with the Japanese art of amigurumi and crochet 40 fabulous dolls in a variety of outfits. Choose from firefighters, knights, police officers and baseball players, or maybe you'd prefer to make a cute doll dressed as a bumblebee, bunny rabbit,...

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Design emergency  by Alice Rawsthorn

Design emergency

Alice Rawsthorn

Book

"Alice Rawsthorn and Paola Antonelli, two of the world's most influential design figures, meet the visionary designers whose innovations and ingenuity give us hope for the future by redesigning and reconstructing our lives, enabling us to thrive.0 De...

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Fabric for fashion  by Clive Hallett

Fabric for fashion

Clive Hallett

Book

"Aimed at fashion designers, Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide is unique in explaining the behavior, properties and sustainability impacts of a wide range of natural and man-made fabrics. Design is determined by how fabrics work, move, feel and ...

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Us and our planet

Us and our planet

Book

"In collaboration with IKEA, this inspirational study explores how to live more sustainably and well based on the experience of both ordinary and extraordinary lives, showing how small changes at home will work positively towards sustainability for our...

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Daydream journals  by Tilly Rose

Daydream journals

Tilly Rose

Book

"Talented textile artist Tilly Rose shows you how to create beautiful cloth journals, among other lovely items, to record precious thoughts and ideas - from fleeting memories to treasured items, sketches, poems and photographs. There are eight gorgeous...

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52 weeks of scarves

52 weeks of scarves

Book

"52 Weeks of Scarves is a contemporary collection of 52 patterns for scarves, shawls, wraps, cowls and collars, from Nordic knitting experts Laine. Nothing brings more comfort than a hand-knitted scarf - from a light wrap for cool shoulders on summer...

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Little book of Valentino  by Karen Homer

Little book of Valentino

Karen Homer

Book

"Since the founding of the House of Valentino in 1950s Rome, Garavani has been celebrated for the desirability of his designs. His stunning gowns in his signature Valentino Red have been sought after by the jet set for over half a century, and still ...

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The fashion show  by Iain R. Webb

The fashion show

Iain R. Webb

Book

"The story of the haute couture catwalk, through an exclusive collection of VIP invitations. Spanning over 45 years and 300 shows, each invite opens a window into the key trends and ideas behind each collection. This is your invitation to the front row....

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Corgi crafts  by Ellen Deakin

Corgi crafts

Ellen Deakin

Book

"Corgis are the cute dogs that everyone is crazy for. From their adorable faces and their fluffy butts to their Royal connections, Corgis are top dog when it comes to cuteness and personality. Get your paws on Corgi Crafts and try out 20 adorable Cor...

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Wreath making  by Becci Coombes

Wreath making

Becci Coombes

Book

"Learn how to make simple wreaths out of foraged elements, with an emphasis on recycling and using sustainable materials"--Publisher's description.

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Quilting through the year  by Sherilyn Mortensen

Quilting through the year

Sherilyn Mortensen

Book

"From quilting artist Sherilyn Mortensen, who is part of the Sew Kind of Wonderful team, comes this brand new book that's perfect for quilters of any skill level. Quilting Through the Year features four step-by-step quilting projects for every season...

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Miss Dior  by Justine Picardie

Miss Dior

Justine Picardie

Book

"Justine Picardie paints a portrait of the enigmatic woman behind the designer Christian Dior: his beloved younger sister Catherine, who inspired his most famous perfume and shaped his vision of femininity. With unparalleled access to the Dior family...

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101 beautiful felt flowers  by Pieni Sieni

101 beautiful felt flowers

Pieni Sieni

Book

"The flowers in this book are all made with felt which is easy to find and exists in a wide variety of colors. The techniques used in the book are simple, and the creations look almost like real flowers. The models are all on a stem to help with...

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The colour of fashion  by Caroline (Journalist) Young

The colour of fashion

Caroline (Journalist) Young

Book

"Telling stories drawn from across history, The Colour of Fashion delves into the significance of colour in dress, and explores how the symbolism has shifted over time. Mellow yellow, in the pink, feeling blue, green with envy. Colour is so entwined with...

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Colorful crochet knitwear  by Sandra (Crochet designer) Gutierrez

Colorful crochet knitwear

Sandra (Crochet designer) Gutierrez

Book

"Make bright, beautiful crochet knitwear with this comprehensive guide to crochet colorwork techniques. If you love colorful knitwear this guide to crochet colorwork techniques will set you on your way to creating your own unique crocheted wardrobe. ...

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100 crochet tiles

100 crochet tiles

Book

"Stitch your own collection of stunning crocheted tiles with this selection of crochet patterns and charts inspired by beautiful decorative ceramic tiles. 100 Crochet Tiles features a wide range of crochet patterns and charts from a number of differe...

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Beautiful birds  by Beth Hoyes

Beautiful birds

Beth Hoyes

Book

"Beautiful Birds (Embroidery Made Easy) teaches how to hand embroider a variety of birds using the newest embroidery trend: thread painting. Learn to create a variety of birds following the newest embroidery trend: thread painting. Through a collection...

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You will be able to knit by the end of this book  by Rosie Fletcher

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

Rosie Fletcher

Book

"You want to learn to knit, but somehow you always end up in a tangle of knotted yarn and baffled by complicated and conflicting advice. This beginner's handbook goes back to basics, with clear step-by-step illustrations demonstrating how to cast on and...

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Vogue knitting lace

Vogue knitting lace

Book

"Collecting some of the most popular patterns from Vogue Knitting magazine, Vogue Knitting Lace offers 40 lace accessories and garments. Diverse in every possible way, this collection includes many different types of projects over a range of skill le...

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Cross stitch alphabets  by Hélène Le Berre

Cross stitch alphabets

Hélène Le Berre

Book

"Accomplished cross stitch designer Helene Le Berre brings you 14 stunningly beautiful alphabets to embroider. All of the alphabet designs are inspired by natural themes, including birds, animals and flowers. There are comprehensive instructions and ...

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Mini amigurumi birds  by Sarah Abbondio

Mini amigurumi birds

Sarah Abbondio

Book

"Cute and cuddly amigurumi birds from the bestselling author of Mini Amigurumi Animals. Complete your menagerie with this flock of 25 birds! This charming book is full of cute and characterful birds to crochet. Choose from a vibrant peacock, puffin o...

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Maryanne Moodie's modern weaver  by Maryanne Moodie

Maryanne Moodie's modern weaver

Maryanne Moodie

Book

"From fiber artist and weaving expert Maryanne Moodie, the perfect guide to weaving bold, colorful pieces Maryanne Moodie is the maker to watch. Since her first book debuted in 2016, both Moodie and weaving have continued to grow in popularity. In Ma...

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Free motion embroidery  by Katie Essam

Free motion embroidery

Katie Essam

Book

"Experiment and discover your own artistic voice and style! Providing a wealth of inspiration for those new to textile art as well as experienced textile artists, Free Motion Embroidery guides you through the entire creative process - from finding in...

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The United States of fashion

The United States of fashion

Book

"The editors of Vogue, the ultimate authority on fashion, document the post-Covid changes happening across America's fashion landscape, paying tribute to diverse and important creators and detailing the evolving identity and creativity of American fashion...

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Dinosaurs to crochet  by Megan Kreiner

Dinosaurs to crochet

Megan Kreiner

Book

"From Triassic to Cretaceous periods, Dinosaurs to Crochet features a wide variety of the most popular prehistoric dinosaurs and reptiles - including the fearsome Tyrannosaurus, the spiky Ankylosaurus, and the three-horned Triceratops - all made from...

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