"The Judith Blacklock Encyclopedia of Flower Design" is the essential 'how to' manual for everyone interested in flowers and floral art. Whether flowers are a passion, a pleasure or a business, this book is essential reading. Covering classic, contemporary and cutting-edge design, the beginner will build knowledge and compete... read more
The Crafty Minx is about making gorgeous things from pre-loved, remnant and vintage items. It is written especially for non-crafters who are desperate to be more creative but don't know how, and shares the delicious rewards of living with and giving away beautiful handmade objects. Including over 75 projects which give tradit... read more
The art of mosaic making is well documented from earliest times, and many good examples survive. In "The Art of Decorative Mosaics", Elaine Goodwin, a mosaic artist of international standing, describes the tools, materials, techniques and methods needed, so that readers can create their own mosaics with confidence and understanding.
Packed with ideas, skills and techniques, "Flower School" enables you to explore the latest trends in floral design, and learn colour-arranging skills by assimilating Paula's signature style of cutting-edge floristry. This is a practical and inspirational source book of floral designs and techniques for those who would like t... read more
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Spectacular paper sculptures pop up book by paper engineer, Ron van der Meer.
This volume teaches and illustrates fun, needle-felted projects to add to your collection of "Wool Pets." The instructions include wet-felting and various embellishment techniques along with the needle felting and discusses the ways that folk art and nature inspire the projects. Heirloom hand-crafted wooden or cloth toys, bir... read more
Knitivity heralds a fresh slant on the traditional nativity scene. Designed for people with all levels of knitting skill. it encourages all family members to contribute to the ultimate family craft project, the Christmas decorations. Full instructions for hand knitting all the figures for a traditional nativity are included.
'Tis the season to make felt crafts-fa, la la la la!
These 45+ festive Christmas projects will bring joy to crafters everywhere. Created by successful online designers from around the world, the adorable items range from a sweet garland of little birds to super-cute matryoshka doll ornaments. All can be made with simpl... read more
The follow-up to Nicky Epstein's hit guide to borders, "Knitting On the Edge", is now available in paperback. "Knitting Over the Edge" includes more than 350 additional edging patterns including unique ribs, cords, appliques, colour concepts and brand new techniques. With patterns for every skill level, this second essential ... read more
A gorgeous journal for budding and experienced crafters. The journal is divided into three sections - Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting. For each craft, Pip Lincolne takes you through a range of simple techniques and makes suggestions for variations so you can experiment with new ideas once you've got your head around the basic... read more
This is a new entry in the popular "500 Series" that helps reveal felt's full potential. Inspiration abounds in this unique new entry in the popular "500 Series". From garments to carpets to vessels, from home decor to installations, "500 Felt Objects" is an impressive, flagship display of masterful felt creations. This very... read more
The Handknitter's Yarn Guide is an essential quick reference guide for handknitters of all levels, and includes a comprehensive encyclopedia of yarns, complete with swatch images and vital information on how best to work with them. Common yarn weights are clearly defined, and readers are offered advice on what to expect when ... read more
Follow the Yellow Brick Road and get swept along by the cyclone force of Everything Oz, where dreams are brought to life. The classic tale of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum provides the inspiration for this spell-binding and creative collection of 50 makes and bakes, ranging from a Dress-up Dorothy Doll and Toto'... read more
Beautiful crochet projects for accessories such as necklaces, earrings, hair ornaments, brooches and accents for scarves or socks. Inspired by the delicate elegance of plants, the crochet is intricate but surprisingly easy. The book contains stunning photography and easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions. Japanese Craft ... read more
Comfort Knitting and Crochet: Babies and Toddlers is the follow up to Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans (STC Craft, 2010), and it follows the same strategy as the first book: low cost, great style and plentiful projects for both knitters and crocheters of all levels. The book will feature approximately 50 patterns for babie... read more
"Recycled Home" features 50 stylish craft projects for the home, using discarded or repurposed materials. Step-by-step illustrations guide you through each project, and no special skills are needed. From quick fixes taking half an hour to a patchwork throw to spend a weekend on, you'll find something beautiful for every room ... read more