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Sometimes you just need a little bit of help and inspiration for your next craft project. And that's where our range of Craft Books comes in. Whether you're picking up a needle and thread for the first time or you're just looking to make something different, we'll have an art & craft book perfect for you.

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Dive into the Wizarding World like you never have before in this deluxe 112-page Harry Potter creations phenomena! Packed full of step-by-step instructions, learn to fold fifteen unique origami pieces, including objects, characters, creatures and settings straight from your favourite Harry Potter movies! You do not want to miss this enchanting guide to paper folding - the perfect gift for very Harry Potter fan! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781338322965• Author: Scholastic• Publisher: Scholastic• Format: Paperback• Pages: 112• Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 x 0.5cm

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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 favourite from 100 different designs including flowers, animals, food and drink, and motifs; whether it's a fragrant rose, a cherry pie or a jellyfish. Each motif features a 3D element that is integral to the granny square design. There are also ten bright and beautiful projects showing you how to use the squares to make unique gifts for friends and family including an animal themed baby blanket; a fruity cushion and a decorative garland. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781446307434 • Author: Celine Semaan • Publisher: David & Charles • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.31 x 20.96 x 1.27 cm

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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 animal knitting patterns. There are a total of 13 knitted animals - each with their own unique personality and style. The animals all have the same basic body, with a few colour variations and tail additions, so the clothes can be mixed and matched between them to create endless outfit possibilities. Choose your favourite animals and outfits and have fun making the perfect gift for friends and family. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781446307311 • Author: Louise Crowther • Publisher: David & Charles • Format: Paperback • Pages: 127 • Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.1 x 1 cm

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Discover the latest fibre art trend, macraweave, a combination of macrame and weaving using mixed fibres to create colour and texture. Learn to create stunning woven wall hangings and inject a dose of 'bohemian luxe' to your living space. Macraweave combines the crafts of macrame knotting with weaving to create eye-catching projects that really pop with texture and colour. There are 18 projects to choose from including woven wall hangings, table mats, plant hangers and cushions as well as accessories such as jewellery. All the instructions and projects will be illustrated with step-by-step photography. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781446308059 • Author: Amy Mullins, Marnia Ryan-Raison • Publisher: David & Charles • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 20.96 x 0.64 x 26.67 cm

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Packed with key skills and friendly know-how, this essential guide is ideal for anyone taking their first steps into dressmaking. The latest title in Debbie Shore's Sewing Room Secrets series, this essential guide is packed with key skills and friendly know-how and is ideal for anyone taking their first steps into dressmaking. It covers the important basics such as: how to read and adjust a pattern; how to choose, mark and cut fabric; how to add zips, pockets and buttons; how to adapt old, misshapen or over-sized garments, and how to do some basic mending – all shown step-by-step. This book is a toolkit designed to equip you with all the dressmaking skills you need; it contains ten inventive projects for you to try your hand at using your own pre-loved clothes, and gives you all the knowledge you need to make your own clothes from scratch using the pattern of your choice. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782217473 • Author: Debbie Shore • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 26.19 x 20.65 x 0.74 cm

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Create all the pets you have ever wanted with these wonderful projects. Enjoy 250 sheets of specially designed printed paper and a 64-page instruction book that guides you step by step through 15 wonderful animal paper projects, from a delightful dachshund to a cuddly hamster and even a perfect Persian cat. These friendly animals can be used as lovely gifts to give to friends or as unique decorations to leave throughout the house! Origami is also known to help encourage connectedness, awareness and improved physical and emotional health. Not only that, what could possibly bring you more inner peace than a selection of cute and cuddly pets? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800650992 • Author: Mari Ono • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 14.99 x 14.99 x 3.05cm

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Who could resist these loveable toys and their babies? De-stress by snuggling up with Mabel Bunny and her friends – oversized crocheted toys, perfect for giant cuddles and little hands. Not just for children, the soft, chunky yarn and floppy limbs will appeal to all, so make them for yourself or give as gifts (if you can bear to part with them). Mabel makes a great reading companion and at about 70cm tall from head to paws, the animals sit comfortably on a shelf or at the end of your bed. As well as fifteen different animals to crochet and love, including a dragon, a polar bear, a red panda and a pig, you can also make a mini Mabel, octopus and koala, which are 30-40cm tall. The projects are pitched at beginners to improvers and are suitable for someone who has mastered the basics of crochet. So be inspired, choose a pattern to start and be prepared to fall in love with this collection of adorable toys. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782217336 • Author: Claire Gelder • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.94 x 21.74 x 0.97 cm

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In this first book in her new Sewing Room Secrets series, Debbie Shore walks you through every aspect of machine sewing, revealing her top tips and providing in-depth and helpful guidance every step of the way. Starting by looking at sewing room essentials, Debbie then guides you around your sewing machine and explains all the tools and materials you might need, including wadding/batting, interfacing, fabrics and threads. There’s a handy troubleshooting section to reassure and guide you when you encounter problems. Debbie covers the key techniques you need to know, including inserting zips and piping, using shirring elastic, free-motion embroidery and appliqué. Debbie’s focus is on craft and home items, but she also includes some dressmaking and quilting tips for those looking to explore other areas. The ten beautiful projects help you learn the techniques as you progress through the book, beginning with a simple pincushion before moving on to a pillow cover, a tablet case, a drawstring bag, a sewing machine mat and more. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782213369 • Author: Debbie Shore • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 26.04 x 20.47 x 0.84 cm

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Vintage Looks Meet Modern Fashion. Dior’s New Look silhouette. Jackie Kennedy’s sheath dress. Madonna’s bustier. Fashion trends come and go, but certain iconic styles never fade. Make them for yourself with BurdaStyle’s new guide to sewing fashion through the decades. Five adaptable master patterns for tops, dresses, and pants are transformed into nineteen unique projects for both women and men that draw inspiration from key fashion moments. These influential looks—from the Roaring Twenties to the Awesome Eighties—are all modernized and reinterpreted for today’s sewing enthusiasts. BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern combines the best of fashion from the past with an updated approach to sewing. Whether you prefer a slim-fit pant, the perfect men’s button-down, or a versatile shift dress, this book offers a classic collection that will last you a lifetime. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780307586759 • Author: Nora Abousteit, Jamie Lau • Publisher: Potter Craft • Format: Hardback • Pages: 208 • Dimensions: 24.33 x 24.23 x 3.07 cm

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More than 30 handmade gifts to give. This book is suitable for all crocheters, from beginners with no previous experience to those with more advanced skills.  If you’ve never held a crochet hook before but want to learn, this book will take you through all the basic crochet stitches, presented clearly with step-by-step photographs. If you already know how to crochet, you will find more than 30 unique and attractive projects to choose from. There is something for everyone: from rugs and cushions, to hats and scarves; gloves, socks and slippers; garments and bags; plus charming toys to make. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241459782 • Author: Elizabeth Yates • Publisher: DK Mini Makes • Format: Hardback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 27.6 x 22.9cm

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Cross Stitch for the Soul is a collection of beautifully designed motivational and inspirational quotes rendered in easy cross-stitching techniques that will raise the spirits, both during the making process and beyond, as gifts for loved ones or as treasured pictures on the wall.  Cross stitch is a wonderfully calming and mindful occupation, a chance to slow down, embrace the process and create something beautiful. The 20 designs in this collection feature quotes that will resonate with anyone in need of a little boost. Designed by leading cross stitch designer Emma Congdon, aka Stitchrovia, whose modern styling appeals to crafters of all ages and abilities, these inspiring quotes will provide comfort, motivation and an all-round positive spin on life, reminding us that we are brave, strong and have the power to make our own futures – one stitch at a time! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781446308080 • Author: Emma Congdon • Publisher: David & Charles • Format: Paperback • Pages: 112 • Dimensions: 27.18 x 20.83 x 1.02cm

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More than 20 gorgeous ideas for the home. Be inspired by more than 20 craft ideas. Indulge yourself in luxurious soaps and candles, pamper your pets, and accessorise your home or wardrobe. For a truly thoughtful present, making your own gifts is the way forward: you can create something beautiful, unique and affordable, regardless of whether you have an hour or two to spend, or an afternoon. Follow simple step-by-step techniques to create small, yet unique, projects for you and your home. From stencilled bags, to mosaic bowls, there’s something to suit your style. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241459812 • Author: Elizabeth Yeates • Publisher: Penguin Random House Company • Format: Hardback

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Handmade Houses and Feeders for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies features 35 beautiful havens to build to attract more wildlife into your garden. Each house is beautifully designed, with colourful details, but is also perfectly adapted for its intended inhabitants. There are birdhouses you can hang up or place on stands, and a bee house you can 'plant' in your flowerbed. There are also feeders for birds, and homes for butterflies and ladybirds. With her trademark attention to detail, Michele McKee-Orsini has designed a gorgeous collection of miniature palaces for the wildlife that we should all be encouraging into our gardens. Michele takes you through the basic woodworking and decorating skills you will need, and the step-by-step project instructions, clear artwork, and stunning photography will all inspire you to build your own havens for our flying friends. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800651104 • Author: Michele McKee-Orsini • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 27.56 x 20.83 x 1.27 cm

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Resin craft is a great way to make beautiful items for your home and gifts for yourself or others. Hazel Oliver eco-friendly practices include using solvent free and non-toxic resin, and incorporating natural waste such as mussel and oyster shells from her local restaurant, as well as natural minerals, gemstones and crystals. In this book, Hazel shows you the basics of resin craft, including mixing and pouring, making moulds, and finishing your pieces. The 30 projects include vases, planters, candle holders and other items for the home, as well as moulded decorations in leaf shapes and other natural forms. The soft colours, natural elements and beautiful finish of Hazel's work will inspire you to take up this flourishing craft, or give you new ideas if you are already a keen resin crafter. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800650985 • Author: Hazel Oliver • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.56 x 20.83 x 1.02cm

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Discover the craft of paper-cutting and be inspired by the stunning designs to artist Naomi Shiek! This guide provides all the information you need to get started with your craft knife or pair of scissors, from basic techniques to creative step-by-step projects! Including greetings cards, framed artwork, place cards, gift tags, invitations and much more, Fold it and Cut it today! Product Information:• ISBN: 9780762461042• Author: Naomi Shiek• Publisher: Running Press• Format: Paperback• Pages: 144• Dimensions: 22.2 x 1.3 x 26 cm

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In a world of screens and smartphones, there is something beautifully tangible and tactile about taking a piece of paper and cutting into it with a pair of scissors. With just a few folds and snips, an old shopping list can be transformed into a fluttering butterfly or a shooting star. Let your imagination run wild and bring fairy tales to life as you turn old books into hot air balloons and angels, or give new life to yesterday's newspaper as a garland of pretty hearts. Twins Helene and Simone have been papercutting for years, and between them have created a whole world of whimsical designs. In this delightful book, they share this magical skill with you - and the best part is, it's simple, creative and practically free. All you need is a pair of scissors and some scrap paper - no scalpel, no cutting mat, no complicated templates. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780857834904 • Author: Helene & Simone Bendix • Publisher: Kyle Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 143 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 19 x 1.5cm

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Hand-made jewellery is always in style. So why not go one step further and make your own beads? Polymer clay is the material of choice and you will learn how to use free-form techniques and bead-rolling tools to create several styles. Sculpted effects, simulations of semi-precious stones, photo-image transfers and use of glitter and organic material mean the beads you make will be unique. Basic techniques, such as stringing and fixing clasps, lead on to assembling all the components in designs and styles ranging from contemporary and elegant to simple and plain fun. Beginners and more advanced practitioners alike will find both practical advice and plenty of inspiration. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800650824 • Author: Linda Peterson • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.56 x 20.83 x 0.81 cm

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Origami is intricate and delicate, amusing and entertaining, beautiful yet inexpensive. This comprehensive practical guide combines a fascinating history of the art, an inspirational gallery, detailed descriptions of paper to use and over 80 projects to entertain, challenge and delight. Be inspired by the breathtaking works of some of the world’s most highly respected origamists, find out how to choose the appropriate paper for each project, and follow the clear photographic steps and comprehensive instructions. With a range of designs to suit your preference and ability, you will never look at a piece of paper in quite the same way again! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781780195087 • Author: Rick Beech • Publisher: Anness Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 28.09 x 21.87 x 1.5 cm

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Jam-packed with hands-on, practical advice, and with gorgeous projects to practise the skills you learn, Debbie will teach you everything you need to know about quilting. Whether you are at the start of your sewing journey or are already an experienced quilter, you’ll be inspired by Debbie’s friendly and easy-to-follow approach to useful quilting techniques. Beginning with a section on quilting essentials she’ll guide you around your sewing machine and explains all the tools and materials you might need. The second section then introduces you to the key quilting techniques you’ll need to know: discover patchwork favourites such as disappearing nine patch and English paper piecing, different quilting styles, sashing, binding and more ― each explained clearly with stitched samples or illustrated step by steps. Projects then follow a single or selection of core quilting skills, so you can put your new knowledge into practice. This is the ideal book for those new to quilting, looking for in-depth and helpful guidance, or for the more experienced quilter looking to brush up on their skills. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782215479 • Author: Debbie Shore • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 26.04 x 20.47 x 0.71 cm

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The definitive compendium of paper craft techniques & projects. Over 300 pieces to create & 2400 fantastic step-by-step photographs & clear diagrams. Clear, easy-to-follow information on materials, equipment & techniques. Paper craft projects for all occasions from delightful gifts for family & friends, & fun projects to make with children to decorative ideas for the home. How to make amazing gift cards, stationery, toys, pop-ups, decorations, ornaments, frames, lamps & boxes. Includes papier-mâché, decoupage, engineering, montage, cutting, collage, quilling, stamping, stencilling, origami & paper construction. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781843096597 • Author: Kate Lively • Publisher: Hermes House • Format: Paperback • Pages: 512 • Dimensions: 23.06 x 18.01 x 3.76cm

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