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Paris fashion and World War Two

Paris fashion and World War Two

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In 1939, fashion became an economic and symbolic sphere of great importance in France. Invasive textile legislation, rationing and threats from German and American couturiers were pushing the design and trade of Parisian style to its limits. It is wi...

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Jane Austen embroidery  by Jennie Batchelor

Jane Austen embroidery

Jennie Batchelor

Book

Jane Austen was as skillful with a needle as she was with a pen, and this unique book showcases rare and beautiful embroidery patterns from her era, repurposed into fifteen modern sewing projects. Derived from Lady's Magazine (1770-1832), a popular m...

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Tapestries  by Rosita Sheen

Tapestries

Rosita Sheen

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Tapestries have been an enigmatic form of artwork for hundreds of years, with the intricate symbolism of their woven narratives still fascinating viewers today. Unicorns and fantastic beasts rub shoulders with well-heeled aristocrats; famous biblical...

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Natural dyes  by Linda Rudkin

Natural dyes

Linda Rudkin

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This book is part of the popular Textile Handbook series and is a complete how-to-do-it guide to obtaining a wide range of colours from natural dyes. It is suitable for the beginner as well as for the more experienced textile artist. The dyeing can be...

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The other side of the coin  by Angela (Image consultant) Kelly

The other side of the coin

Angela (Image consultant) Kelly

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When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has worked with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Household for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty’s Senior Dresser...

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50 fashion designers you should know  by Simone Werle

50 fashion designers you should know

Simone Werle

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This accessible and beautifully illustrated book brings together the most important designers who have moved fashion forward over the past century. Fifty major fashion designers are profiled in this book in fullcolor spreads that showcase their most ...

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50 beaded bracelets  by Tammy Honaman

50 beaded bracelets

Tammy Honaman

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Dreaming of creating your own wearable art? This gorgeous guide is a must-have for aspiring and experienced jewelry artists alike. Featuring projects for all skill levels, 50 Beaded Bracelets showcases the top techniques and styles from one of the co...

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Supreme

Supreme

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Over the past 25 years, Supreme has transformed itself from a downtown New York skate shop into an iconic global brand. Supreme-the book-looks back on more than two decades of the creations, stories, and convention-defying attitude that are uniquely ...

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Knit step by step  by Vikki Haffenden

Knit step by step

Vikki Haffenden

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The essential beginner's guide to knitting successfully, with more than 150 illustrated knitting stitches and techniques. A ball of yarn can become anything you want it to be with Knit Step by Step. Taking you through simple skills, including how to ...

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Dior  by Muriel Teodori

Dior

Muriel Teodori

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I dream of making women not only more beautiful, but also happier". Christian Dior Like a signature, a profound inner identity, joy has always been deeply inscribed in the heart of Dior. In this highly colorful book, Muriel Teodori revisits this story...

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Potholder loom designs  by Rachel Snack

Potholder loom designs

Rachel Snack

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Unplug yourself--and any children in your life--and enjoy the art of weaving at the small-scale level with the fun, accessible potholder loom. Familiar to many from their childhood, simple square potholder looms hold stretchy fabric loops that are woven...

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Crocheted toys  by Emma Osmond

Crocheted toys

Emma Osmond

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This new title in the Weekend Makes series presents 25 cute and colourful toys to crochet with love for young children and babies. Perfect for using up your remnants of yarn and quick to make, you'll be delighted with the results and so will your little...

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The Goldwork masterclass  by Alison Cole

The Goldwork masterclass

Alison Cole

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This book has been written for all who love the joys of Goldwork. The opulence of metal thread embroidery has been associated with royalty, church and military regalia for centuries and now is readily available for all embroiderers to enjoy. Each chapter...

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The real Bettie Page  by Richard (Journalist) Foster

The real Bettie Page

Richard (Journalist) Foster

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She has been called the most photographed model in history. From her modest beginnings in Nashville to her legacy as a cult figure, here is the true story of America's iconic pinup queen, legendary Playboy centerfold Bettie Page including her stormy ...

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The year of knots  by Windy Chien

The year of knots

Windy Chien

Book

Every day for a year, artist Windy Chien learned to tie a new kind of knot and then shared the results on Instagram--revolutionizing knot art and reinventing her life and career in the process. In The Year of Knots, Chien describes how her knot-making...

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3D granny squares  by Caitie Moore

3D granny squares

Caitie Moore

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The humble granny square gets a fresh new look in this collection of 100 3D granny square crochet patterns. Choose your favorite from 100 different designs including flowers, animals, food and drink, and motifs; whether it's a fragrant rose, a cherry...

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Cute amigurumi animals

Cute amigurumi animals

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Make 16 beautiful crocheted animals with Liberty fabric additions in calming pastel colours. Enter into the whimsical, crocheted world of Aleksandra, from the site Eleonore & Maurice. She is a talented designer who blends pastel yarns with Liberty fabric...

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Ombré quilts  by Jennifer Sampou

Ombré quilts

Jennifer Sampou

Book

Sew modern quilts that illuminate your life with the help of ombré fabrics. Easy large-scale piecing shows the entire ombré gradation, while smaller-pieced quilts let colors dance and glow in hundreds of hues, tints, and tones! With a single fabric c...

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The International Best-Dressed List  by Amy Fine Collins

The International Best-Dressed List

Amy Fine Collins

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This sumptuous volume--the ultimate sourcebook for fashion mavens, Instagram followers, and celebrity worshippers--presents the complete history of the much-lauded and highly visible International Best-Dressed List (IBDL) launched by Eleanor Lambert,...

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Chunky knits  by Alyssarhaye Graciano

Chunky knits

Alyssarhaye Graciano

Book

Big, Bold, Beautiful Knits Perfect for Beginners (and Procrasti-Knitters). With big needles and oversized yarn, anyone can knit up fun, stylish patterns in a flash! Alyssarhaye Graciano, knitwear designer and founder of BlackSheepMade, filled this book...

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Knit like a Latvian... socks  by Ieva Ozolina

Knit like a Latvian... socks

Ieva Ozolina

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Knit yourself a pair of stunning Latvian socks with this collection of traditional Latvian sock knitting patterns. There are 50 different styles to choose from including simpler variations of the socks such as leg warmers and ankle socks so, even if you...

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Maison Lesage  by Patrick Mauriès

Maison Lesage

Patrick Mauriès

Book

One of haute couture's best kept secrets, 'Maison Lesage' has collaborated with the biggest names in fashion during its more than 100-year run, from Chanel, Calvin Klein and Oscar de la Renta, to Cristoþbal Balenciaga, Valentino, and Alexander McQueen....

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Nudinits  by Sarah Simi

Nudinits

Sarah Simi

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Have yourself a very merry Christmas with the bare-bottomed inhabitants of Woolly Bush! It's festive time in this fairytale village: the twinkling Christmas lights are on, the bird is in the oven, the figgy puddings are steaming away - time to sit down...

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Plus size knits

Plus size knits

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Contains instructions on how to create various knit projects specifically designed for plus size women.

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Jelly filled, 18 quilts from 2 1/2" strips  by Vanessa Goertzen

Jelly filled, 18 quilts from 2 1/2" strips

Vanessa Goertzen

Book

Raid your fabric pantry! The best-selling author of Charm School is back with eighteen projects using precut 2 1/2 strips. Vanessa Goertzen's fabric recipes will help you cook up basic blocks and more advanced designs--triangles, log cabins, hexagons,...

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Patterns in art  by Francesca Leoneschi

Patterns in art

Francesca Leoneschi

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A visual delight, and a designer's dream--the decorative details of great European paintings transformed into beautiful two-dimensional patterns. Richly embroidered robes. Intricate lace collars. Elaborately laid floor tiles. Delicately carved and mo...

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Artisan felting  by Jenny author. Hill

Artisan felting

Jenny author. Hill

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This artistic, inspirational guide to wearable art shows you how to nuno-felt patterns and textures into luxurious fabrics like georgette, chiffon, and silk, then design garments to feature them. Using only hand friction, soap, and water, bond wool and...

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Gingermelon's embroidered animals  by Shelly Down

Gingermelon's embroidered animals

Shelly Down

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An exquisite collection of toy sewing patterns to make stuffed animals to treasure! These stunning animal dolls are easy to sew and then embellish with simple hand embroidery stitches to beautiful effect. The dolls and their cute outfits all use small...

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Beginner's guide to colourwork knitting  by Ella Austin

Beginner's guide to colourwork knitting

Ella Austin

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If you long to knit stunning fair isle jumpers and brightly coloured blankets for your home this is the perfect book. Learn all the techniques for how to start knitting with colour and create really desirable projects as you learn. Choose from bright...

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Contemporary paper marbling  by Lucy McGrath

Contemporary paper marbling

Lucy McGrath

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The art of paper marbling is ancient. Always beautiful, it is having a renaissance as the author and others try and save this dying art. Artist and author Lucy McGrath is a contemporary paper artist who specialises in paper marbling. her book is a wo...

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The weekend quilter

The weekend quilter

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Do you miss your quilting hobby because of how much time it usually takes to create a patchwork masterpiece? The Weekend Quilter is the perfect book for those who love to quilt, but don't have time for long, laborious projects. Featuring 26 step-by-s...

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The mermaid craft book  by Marianne Thompson

The mermaid craft book

Marianne Thompson

Book

Add a little mermaid magic to your underwater wardrobe with some seashell earrings or fish-tail flares, make your hair and nails sparkle like the ocean with our beguiling beauty tips, and embellish your deep-sea palace with a raindrop moon lantern an...

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Pom pom animals  by 1981- author. Trikotri

Pom pom animals

1981- author. Trikotri

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With easy-to-understand instructions and step-by-step photos, Pom Pom Animals teaches you how to make these whimsical and charming furry faces. Included are plans to create bears, rabbits, sheep, cats, dogs, squirrels, birds and more -- over 40 different...

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Lace knitting  by Denise Samson

Lace knitting

Denise Samson

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Lace knitting is striking and eye catching - and can appear a little complicated, if you haven't tried it before! Denise Samson's helpful and comprehensive book is perfect for crafters with some experience under their belts who want to take their knitting...

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Knit shawls & wraps in 1 week  by Marie (Marie E.) Greene

Knit shawls & wraps in 1 week

Marie (Marie E.) Greene

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It's all about the layers in Marie Greene's new collection of 30 stylish, versatile shawls, wraps and cowls. Back from her must-have debut Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks, Marie has created gorgeous shawls that knit up in as little as 1 week and wear...

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Knitted animal friends  by Louise Crowther

Knitted animal friends

Louise Crowther

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Learn to make an adorable collection of knitted animal toys with these new patterns by the author of My Knitted Doll, Louise Crowther. Louise, brings her unique style of coordinated knitwear with cute colourwork details to this new collection of toy ...

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Easy knitted fingerless gloves

Easy knitted fingerless gloves

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Fingerless gloves have burst onto the fashion scene in recent years - with designers from Gucci to Kate Spade embracing this popular style. Now home knitters can create personalized fingerless gloves using original Japanese knitting patterns. From the...

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Miniature cake creations  by Maive Ferrando

Miniature cake creations

Maive Ferrando

Book

Indulge in your love for sweet treats with these delectable cakes to wear or collect! These delicious confections will satisfy your appetite for creativity as well as your appreciation of sugary things. There are 30 scrumptious projects to choose from,...

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Knitting magic  by Tanis Gray

Knitting magic

Tanis Gray

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Introducing the first official Harry Potter knitting book - a deluxe guide to creating over 25 authentic Harry Potter knits based on the iconic films. Channel the magic of the Harry Potter films from the screen to your needles with the ultimate knitter's...

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Macramé 2  by Fanny Zedenius

Macramé 2

Fanny Zedenius

Book

Swedish fibre artist Fanny Zedenius is back and ready to take your macramé further through a collection of 20 projects for beautifully designed homewares and wearables.

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A woman makes a plan  by Maye Musk

A woman makes a plan

Maye Musk

Book

The international supermodel shares personal stories and lessons learned from a life of "living dangerously--carefully." Maye Musk at seventy-one is a fashionable, charming, jet-setting supermodel with a fascinating and tight-knit circle of family and...

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The flowering desert  by Nasreen Askari

The flowering desert

Nasreen Askari

Book

A lavishly illustrated volume of Pakistani textiles of extraordinary colour and vibrancy from one of the most arid areas on Earth. 'The Flowering Desert: Textiles from Sindh' focuses on a private collection of textiles from Sindh, Pakistan, which, according...

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50 fat quarter toys

50 fat quarter toys

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A celebration of handmade toys, featuring fabulous stuffed animals, handmade baby gifts, Christmas makes and more – all made using fat quarter cuts of fabric – the most popular way that sewers buy fabric. This fun collection features beautiful photog...

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The weaving explorer  by Deborah Jarchow

The weaving explorer

Deborah Jarchow

Book

The Weaving Explorer takes inspiration from the world of folk weaving traditions, adding a contemporary spin by introducing an unexpected range of materials and home dec projects.

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Mastering hand-lettering  by Mye De Leon

Mastering hand-lettering

Mye De Leon

Book

Creative hand lettering and calligraphy are the newest trends in arts and crafts. Many people across the US are turning to these elegant (and sometimes quirky) art forms as a way to relax and de-stress, while simultaneously nourishing their creativity...

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Super f**king lucky  by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Super f**king lucky

Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Book

As Lucien Pellat-Finet and his eponymous fashion label celebrate 25 years, he looks back on his life and career and how he became the King of Cashmere. A proponent of streetwear chic, he is reputed for his signature use of symbols such as the hemp leaf,...

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Alexander McQueen, 1969-2010  by Judith Watt

Alexander McQueen, 1969-2010

Judith Watt

Book

Celebrating his work and vision, Alexander McQueen: Fashion Visonary traces the designer's ascent from student to graduate and on to becoming one of the world's most respected couturiers - a story marked by celebrity friendships, unrestrained creativ...

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Simple appliqué  by Janet Goddard

Simple appliqué

Janet Goddard

Book

Make the most of your spare time and discover the stylish and fun craft of applique with this book of 25 original and beautiful designs. Delve into your spare fabric stash to achieve some stunning results using very simple techniques, all fully explained...

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Crafting dissent

Crafting dissent

Book

Pussyhats, typically crafted with yarn, quite literally created a sea of pink the day after Donald J. Trump became the 45th president of the United States in January 2017, as the inaugural Women’s March unfolded throughout the U.S., and sister cities...

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Fat quarter toys  by Susie Johns

Fat quarter toys

Susie Johns

Book

Fat Quarter: Toys is the latest addition to a fabulous series of stash-busting sewing books. There are 25 cute and colorful toys and games to make for young children, all from fat quarters or fabric scraps. Each project has clear step-by-step instructions...

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Creative journaling  by Renee Day

Creative journaling

Renee Day

Book

Creative Journaling includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos for any DIY fan to complete creative projects on their own.

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Creative alcohol inks  by Ashley Mahlberg

Creative alcohol inks

Ashley Mahlberg

Book

The newest addition to the Art for Modern Makers series, Creative Alcohol Inks explores the many artistic options of the popular painting and pouring medium, from the basics of handling, to layering and combining with other materials and mediums, to ...

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Knits from the greenhouse  by Cornelia Bartlette

Knits from the greenhouse

Cornelia Bartlette

Book

The properties of plant-based yarns--cotton, linen, hemp, and others--are unique, naturally. They don't behave the same as wool yarns; to show off their best characteristics you need the right project. Knits from the Greenhouse is here to help you cu...

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Bobbin lace flowers  by Doris Olsen

Bobbin lace flowers

Doris Olsen

Book

There is nothing more graceful than flowers. Doris Olsen has collected together 20 beautiful flowers, some life-like and some fantasy. The book is full of photographs and step-by-step instructions. This lovely book would suit both beginners and the m...

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The scented candle workshop  by Niko Dafkos

The scented candle workshop

Niko Dafkos

Book

Paul and Niko of Earl of East London share the secrets behind the gorgeously scented candles they create at their studio. As well as the basic steps to preparing and pouring candles at home, the book includes a fascinating exploration of the art of b...

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Simple crochet hats  by Vanessa Mooncie

Simple crochet hats

Vanessa Mooncie

Book

These beautifully designed crocheted hats are just the thing for getting you noticed on a cold winter's day. There are 15 easy projects, from beanies to berets, all clearly presented and beautifully photographed. Even those with no previous crochetin...

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100 fashion icons

100 fashion icons

Book

The National Portrait Gallery, London, is home to an extensive collection of portraits representing people who have contributed to British history and culture, many of whom have also played an important role in fashion history. With an illustrated in...

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Quilt art Chinese style  by Shuang Qiao

Quilt art Chinese style

Shuang Qiao

Book

With its combination of modern techniques and traditional patterns, Quilt Art Chinese Style will be an exciting new challenge for any crafter! This book highlights the popular craft of quilt art, which includes both trendy and timeless quilting techniques...

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Introduction to modern design  by George H. Marcus

Introduction to modern design

George H. Marcus

Book

Introduction to Modern Design is a visual survey of design from the middle of the eighteenth century to today, encompassing some 300 colour illustrations of representative objects and supporting images from Josiah Wedgwood's Pegasus Vase to Google's....

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The woven home  by Rainie Owen

The woven home

Rainie Owen

Book

Learn to create your own handwoven home accents with Rainie Owen, weaving instructor and founder of the online fiber art supply shop The Unusual Pear. Rainie?s unique designs blend natural colors, soft fibers and organic shapes to bring warmth and style...

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Craftfulness  by Rosemary Davidson

Craftfulness

Rosemary Davidson

Book

Craft enthusiasts are no doubt already aware of the joys of making and the frustration when you must put aside your project and go back to your day job or to less enticing tasks around the house. But there is more to crafting than the simple enjoyment...

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Milarrochy heids

Milarrochy heids

Book

Kate Davies invited twelve friends to join her in the challenge of creating a range of hats of rich variety and hue. Heid is the Scottish word for head, and inside these pages you'll find fifteen fabulous heids to chose from.

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Colorful components  by Patricia Parker

Colorful components

Patricia Parker

Book

Advanced beginners and intermediate bead stitchers will find plenty of inspiration in Colorful Components. This collection of projects is a visual feast for the eyes, packed with gorgeous jewelry pieces that make dazzling use of multi-hole beads in a...

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Off the wall

Off the wall

Book

This is the first publication to consider art to wear, also known as wearable art, as a discrete American movement with roots and intersections in fine arts, fiber arts, craft, performance, and fashion. It looks in depth at the generation of artists who...

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Fashion is spinach  by Elizabeth Hawes

Fashion is spinach

Elizabeth Hawes

Book

After working as a stylist in Paris, Elizabeth Hawes launched one of the first American design houses in Depression-era New York. Her witty and astute memoir offers an insider's critique of the fashion scene during the 1920s and '30s. Hawes denounces...

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Free-motion quilting 101  by Ashley Nickels

Free-motion quilting 101

Ashley Nickels

Book

Quilters want to finish their quilts―and that means doing their own machine quilting. In Free-Motion Quilting 101, teacher and quilter Ashley Nickels provides in-depth instruction on learning the technique of free-motion quilting, combined with simple...

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Caticorn crafts  by Crystal Allen

Caticorn crafts

Crystal Allen

Book

From the creator of the website Hello Creative Family comes the ultimate book of caticorn crafts...With material lists, templates, step-by-step photos, and easy-to-follow instructions (along with a whole bunch of glitter, rainbows, and cat puns), this...

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The intentional thread  by Susan Brandeis

The intentional thread

Susan Brandeis

Book

Communicate your ideas using line, shape, color, and texture with this reference and how-to exploration in one. Whether your particular interest is pictorial, portraiture, abstract compositions, or actual text, you can 'say' almost anything with thread....

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Central Saint Martins foundation  by Lucy Alexander

Central Saint Martins foundation

Lucy Alexander

Book

Explore and expand your creative skill set with Central Saint Martins Foundation. Guided by key lessons from college tutors, you'll learn to expand your creative abilities and develop your own visual language. Exclusive projects from the world-class ...

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Quilts with an angle  by Sheila Christensen

Quilts with an angle

Sheila Christensen

Book

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Needle felting  by Emma Herian

Needle felting

Emma Herian

Book

Unlike many crafts, needle felting is very forgiving to beginners, so there's no excuse not to give it a shot. No matter how much experience you have in crafts or how creative you think you are, needle felting offers endless possibilities. As if by m...

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Pom pom pom  by Henry Le

Pom pom pom

Henry Le

Book

So you think you know how to make a pompom? Try these and take your skills up a notch or two! The fabulous pompoms in Pom Pom Pom by Vietnamese artist Henry Le, make other pompoms look distinctly ordinary.

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Japanese wonder crochet

Japanese wonder crochet

Book

Introduces crafters outside Japan to the wonderful crotchet techniques and charts that are so popular within the country.

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Sloth crafts  by Ellen Deakin

Sloth crafts

Ellen Deakin

Book

These crafts will make you appreciate the slower side of things! Try out these adorable crafts based on the animal that everyone's talking about! Sloths are fuzzy, endearing, and oh-so-sweet! No one can resist their adorable faces -- especially when ...

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Design  by D. J. Huppatz

Design

D. J. Huppatz

Book

An introductory guide to fundamental design concepts such as thinking, service, context, interaction, experience, and systems.

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Prada catwalk  by Susannah Frankel

Prada catwalk

Susannah Frankel

Book

Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1913 in Milan, Prada entered the field of fashion when Miuccia Prada took the helm of the family company in 1979. After initially focusing exclusively on accessories, she presented the house's first fashion ...

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Head shot  by Victoria Nixon

Head shot

Victoria Nixon

Book

1967 was an extraordinary year for Victoria Nixon. Spotted in London's Bond Street by none other than Helmut Newton, who photographed her for Vogue, she was soon travelling the world with a paid-for smile, earning a fortune and hanging out with the e...

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Selbu mittens  by Anne Bårdsgård

Selbu mittens

Anne Bårdsgård

Book

The ultimate compendium for any Norwegian mitten enthusiast, this gorgeous and inspiring resource was produced in conjunction with a one-of-a-kind exhibition of gloves and mittens from Selbu at the Sverresborg Trondelag Folkemuseum. A thoroughly researched...

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Making marvels

Making marvels

Book

Innovation, technology, and spectacle combine in wondrous works of decorative art and furniture that embody the splendor and luxury of the royal courts of Europe. At once beautiful works of art and technological wonders, the objects featured in Making...

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Westknits bestknits. Number 1, Shawls  by Stephen West

Westknits bestknits. Number 1, Shawls

Stephen West

Book

Westknits Best Knits by Stephen West is a collection of 13 popular Westknits designs by Stephen West, filled with inspiring photos. The book includes lots of favorites, like: Exploration Station; Dotted Rays; The Doodler; Vertices Unite; Striped Bolt...

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Quilts from Tilda's Studio  by Tone Finnanger

Quilts from Tilda's Studio

Tone Finnanger

Book

World-renowned for her beautiful fabrics and charming designs, Tone Finnanger has established Tilda as a creative lifestyle that makers dream of. From her inspirational studio on an island in Norway's Oslofjord, comes this divine collection of quilt ...

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Knitting without tears  by Elizabeth Zimmermann

Knitting without tears

Elizabeth Zimmermann

Book

In Knitting Without Tears, you'll find elegant designs for: color-pattern Norwegian ski sweaters; seamless patterned-yoke sweaters; hooded garter-stitch jackets for babies; watch caps, socks, slippers, mittens, and more!

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Patches of blue  by Edyta Sitar

Patches of blue

Edyta Sitar

Book

Discover the classic combination of blue and white in a collection of breathtaking quilts that's sure to capture your imagination. Acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares dozens of antique quilts in a gallery of insp...

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Simple shapes stunning quilts  by Stuart Hillard

Simple shapes stunning quilts

Stuart Hillard

Book

Stuart Hillard is on a mission to help quilters all over the world realize their quilting dreams and prove it ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it - one simple shape at a time. In the follow-up title to the bestselling Use Scraps, Sew Blocks,...

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Making a life  by Melanie Falick

Making a life

Melanie Falick

Book

Why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey. Traveling...

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Dresden quilt blocks reimagined  by Candyce Copp Grisham

Dresden quilt blocks reimagined

Candyce Copp Grisham

Book

Embrace the art of quilting with simple instructions to create beautiful Dresden plate blocks. Each variation looks unique and all are astonishingly easy to sew. Use any and all of the twenty-five design elements, including four different edge treatments,...

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Whitework embroidery  by Ayako Otsuka

Whitework embroidery

Ayako Otsuka

Book

This sumptuous book by accomplished embroiderer Ayako Otsuka is full of incredibly delicate and beautiful whitework embroidery of all kinds. Whitework is simply embroidery worked in white thread on white fabric, and it is renowned for its calm beauty...

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