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Find the best Craft Books at The Works. Browse our range of books that are perfect for both beginners and experienced crafters.

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Start a brand new hobby or enjoy your existing passion for crochet with this fabulous Making Crochet Blankets book! Including 20 blanket projects and step-by-step techniques, create something spectacular for a loved one or a home accessory. From flowers to colourful shapes, this book has beautiful patterns for every style of blanket to make! Product Information: •    ISBN: 9786057834324 •    Author: Maker Co •    Publisher: Tuva Publishing •    Format: Paperback

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It's time to get creative with this fantastic Tie Dye Techniques Kit! Get to grips with tie dye and create something amazing with this fabulous kit – including 6 project ideas and napkins to decorate! Includes: • Project Book • 3 x Dye Powders • 10 x Elastic Bands • 2 x Pairs of Protective Gloves • 2 x Cotton Napkins Product Information: • ISBN: 9781916396630 • Tie-Dye Techniques • Kit and Book Included • 6 Project Ideas

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Get ready for some fabulous fizzing with this Bath Makes Kit! Bring the spa home with 6 different techniques and create your very own amazing bath fizzers. Includes: • Blends • Stirrer • Mould • Book Product Information: • ISBN: 9781916396609 • Fabulous Fizzing • Bath Fizzer Making Kit • 6 Different Techniques

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It's time to get creative with this fantastic Quilling For Beginners: Botanical Edition Kit! Get to grips with quilling and create something amazing with this fabulous kit. Includes: • White Card • Quilling Tool • Quilling Paper • Glue Product Information: • ISBN: 9781916050778 • Quilling For Beginners • Kit and Book Included • Botanical Edition

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This beginner's guide goes back to basics, with clear step-by-step illustrations demonstrating how to tie a slipknot, chain stitch, increase and decrease your rows, and crochet in the round, plus many more skills and techniques. Once you've aced the essentials, move on to 15 clear, stylish and straightforward projects, from colourful plant pot covers to a chic crocheted blanket. As the projects get more complex, you'll practise and perfect the skills you've learned, and build your confidence. By the end of the book, you will be able to crochet a range of projects including a mobile phone case, a cuddly toy, a wall hanging and a bobble hat. So take some time for yourself, learn a new skill, and enjoy crafting gifts for your friends, family and home with this beautiful book by your side. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781781577585 • Author: Zoe Bateman • Publisher: Ilex Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 24.4 x 18.8 x 1.6 cm

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Create your own beautiful Christmas ornaments this festive season with this Christmas Ornaments Craft Book! Included in this book are 27 charming decorations to make, from wreaths and garlands to baubles and table centrepieces. Create a magical wonderland within your own home this Christmas. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800650671 • Christmas Ornaments Craft Book • 27 Decorations • Christmas Craft

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Wreaths are not just for Christmas - they can be used to decorate your home all year round! Anna Nikipirowicz shows you how to create sumptuous crocheted wreaths and other decorations that will grace your home and look beautiful, whatever the season. There is a wide variety to choose from, including spring, summer, autumn and winter wreaths plus a gorgeous succulents wreath and Easter, Halloween and Christmas wreaths. These lovely yarny creations are festooned with flowers, leaves and other decorations such as birds, owls, pumpkins, stars, bunnies and foxes. If you love the look but don't want to make an entire wreath, Anna also includes other smaller decorations such as garlands and terrariums. There are also three delightful tiny wreaths to make, featuring a hedgehog, a mouse and a robin. Each main project has a smaller accompanying project to make, and if you love crochet, you’ll love Anna’s imaginative designs. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782216940 • Author: Anna Nikipirowicz • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 112 • Dimensions: 26.04 x 20.32 x 0.91 cm

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Delve into everything there is to know on all the essential stitches and techniques to get started on your creative journey with this Complete Guide to Crochet! Learn how to make your own garments, gifts, decorations and much more - from your very first foundation chain to detailed embellishments like fringes and edging! Grasp basic techniques... Master essential stitches... Get Crochet-ing! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781912918010• Author: Sona Books• Publisher: Sona Books• Format: Hardback• Pages: 158• Dimensions: 28 x 21.5 x 2cm

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This beginner's handbook goes back to basics, with clear step-by-step illustrations demonstrating how to cast on and how to ace a range of stitches, while 15 easy projects allow you to practise your skills and build your confidence. You Will Be Able to Knit by the End of This Book provides a simple guide to picking up your knitting needles and getting started, and it helps to build your confidence slowly, as you practise and perfect skills and techniques. By the end of the book, you will be able to knit a range of projects including a simple headband, tablet case and even a doorstop. So take some time for yourself, learn a new skill, and enjoy crafting gifts for your friends, family and home with this beautiful book by your side. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781781577592 • Author: Rosie Fletcher • Publisher: Ilex Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 24.4 x 18.8 x 1.6 cm

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Learn how to make beautiful, bespoke candles for you and your home in this easy-to-follow guide. Sarah Ditchfield, founder of Candle by Events, shares her secrets for crafting 20 of her best-selling candle designs, so that you too can make both modern and traditional waxed creations at home – from elegantly simple taper candles to show-stopping ice pillars. Invaluable advice is included on the essential materials and tools you'll need to get started, along with handy measuring and heating charts. Every candle project is accompanied by simple instructions, step-by-step photographs and a gorgeous finished picture. If you are looking for a craft that you can truly immerse yourself in, and one that's perfect for the beginner candlemaker looking for professional results, this is the book for you. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800920231 • Author: Sarah Ditchfield • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 80 • Dimensions: 26.19 x 20.65 x 0.61 cm

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Bring more colour into your crochet with these bright and beautiful patterns. Imagine you are in the wool shop or searching for yarn online - do you instinctively go for the reds and pinks, naturally veer towards soft blues and greens, or head to the dark side of greys and blacks? Emma Leith is known for her colourful crochet, and has designed 35 projects that will bring you the psychological benefits of working with different shades, along with the enjoyment of creating beautiful items for the home and to wear. With notes on the colour therapy benefits of different patterns, and suggestions for switching shades to suit your own preferences, you will soon be crocheting in full colour. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782498933 • Author: Emma Leith • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.56 x 21.1 x 1.3 cm

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This gorgeous book will show you how to create breathtaking works of wall art and statement home décor – all made using simple macramé knots, natural dyes and 100 per cent recycled materials.  Start by learning 18 key knots and 8 beautiful patterns, all shown clearly using step-by-step photography. Learn how to use natural dyes and how to pre-treat and dye your string. Key safety advice is given, as well as helpful tips for working with large pieces of macramé, knotting from an irregular-shaped support and keeping an even tension. The 16 projects are divided into 4 chapters: Macramé on the wall, Macramé to hang, Macramé for indoors & outdoors, and Macramé to decorate. The projects range from reworked classics such as the wall hanging and the plant hanger, which have been given a fresh, Insta-ready twist, to a wreath, bunting, hanging bedside table, mirror hanger, rug and tassels. Each project clearly explains which knots to use, the difficulty level, how long the project will take, plus photographs of the steps are provided as necessary. Product Information: ISBN: 9781782218364 Author: Isabella Strambio Publisher: Search Press Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Dimensions: 26.3 x 20.6 x 0.8cm

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Craft Your Own Happy is a collection of mindful craft projects to make you smile! Perfect for those moments when you need a bit of self-care and relaxation time.  Do you ever feel like you spend too much of your day staring at screens, feeling anxious or stressed out? If the answer is yes - then you need this book! The cute colourful projects have all been designed with the feel-good-factor in mind. Crafting can help to take you away from the worries and pressures of your daily life, and give you back those moments of slowness and focus which can help to reduce anxiety.  Unlike other craft books, this is a book that you can dip into and find projects based upon how you are feeling. So you can craft to suit your mood! There are 25 beginner friendly projects to choose from including cross stitching, embroidery, paper craft and more Why worry when you can craft happy! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781526747396 • Author: Becci Mai Ford • Publisher: White Owl • Format: Paperback • Pages: 152 • Dimensions: 27.69 x 21.34 x 1.52 cm

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Learn from experienced crafters Roz Dace and Judy Balchin how to master the art of needle felting. Perfect for beginners, this fun, felty book teaches a different technique in each project. The authors take you on a journey, building up your skills from basic needle felting to confidently using armatures. They share their secrets with you and teach you how to capture expression and character in faces, as well as how to create realistic figures or more exaggerated caricatures. You can sculpt miniature teacup worlds, endangered and garden animals and even your friends and family – it’s all covered. With twelve varied projects to get stuck into, you just need to choose where to start. Beginners will love this much-needed guide to a fascinating craft. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782217343 • Author: Roz Dace, Judy Balchin • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 26.04 x 20.65 x 0.91 cm

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Details:Simply everything you need to know to learn something new... Ever wanted to learn how to crochet but don't know where to begin? Take the first step with A Little Course in Crochet, part of the popular series of learning guides from DK that explain everything and assume nothing. Learn at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. A Little Course in Crochet takes you from complete beginner to being able to make beautiful crochet projects. Start simple with basic crochet stitches, including chain stitches and treble crochet, build on your skills with 20 crochet patterns and show off with a crochet hat, crochet baby clothes or a traditional crochet afghan blanket. The step-by-step pictures show you what other courses only tell you and you can learn by doing with 13 crochet projects that help to build your confidence. A Little Course in Crochet will show you how to succeed at your new skill in no time. Ideal for:Anyone wishing to learn Crochet. Great book for beginners and good to use at home. This paperback book has 192 pages and measures: 21.5 x 17 x 1.3cm.

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This beautiful book of functional, stylish designs for babies contains over 20 unique knitting patterns for sweaters, cardigans, vests, dresses, blankets, bootees as well as a cosy wrap for mum or dad. Combining true comfort with contemporary design, in a world where time is precious and clothes are often mass-produced, Danish knitwear designer Vibe Ulrik Sondergaard has produced a delightful range of garments that are worth investing time into. Many of the designs focus on texture and shape in solid colours, and all aim to be comfortable for babies. Beautiful stitches, quirky details, classic shapes and lush yarns are combined to inspire others to create their own unique garments and accessories. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781911670018 • Author: Vibe Ulrik Sondergaard • Publisher: Collins & Brown • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 24.51 x 18.92 x 1.52 cm

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Get hooked on crocheting with this crochet book for beginners! If you've always wanted to learn how to crochet but thought it would be too tough, this is the ultimate book for you! From choosing the right hooks and crochet yarn to basic stitches and patterns, Crochet Step By Step explains all the tools, materials, and techniques you'll need to get started. Filled with step-by-step illustrations for an easy-to-follow and fully visual experience, this fool proof guide will have you starting your first crochet project right away! On Your Marks. Get Set. Stitch! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241509456 • Author: Sally Harding • Publisher: DK • Format: Paperback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.69 x 1.96 cm

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Learn the basic techniques of cross-stitching with this fantastic mini guidebook. Featuring clear instructions and photographs for you to follow, plus plenty of helpful tips, this mini guidebook will show you the art of cross-stitching. Inside, you can learn how to make three cross-stitch projects, including a cute cactus design! Perfect for beginners, those who want to improve their cross-stitching skills, and all kinds of creatives. This mini-guide will give you the confidence to get started and help you develop a lifelong love of cross-stitching. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781916396920 • Author: Avec UK • Publisher: Avec UK • Format: Boxset

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Bursting with ideas for papercraft subjects, methods and styles, this book is a visual feast and source of inspiration for artists of all abilities looking to expand their papercraft skills.  Discover more than 80 stunning papercraft artworks by contemporary, international artists, and reinvigorate your own practice with the help of their diverse and innovative approaches. Techniques include 3D collage, paper marbling and paper quilling, as well as stitching onto paper, paper embossing and traditional papercutting.  Through countless tips and guidance, you'll be empowered to work with paper, expand your creativity and create art that is original and exciting. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781781577448 • Author: Jessica Baldry • Publisher: Ilex Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 17.02 x 14.48 x 1.65 cm

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Adam Hills and Maria Speake, the partners behind architectural salvage and design company Retrouvius, combine their salvage work with one of the most sought-after interior design practices in Britain. Reclaiming Style goes with them behind the scenes, from the demolition site to the warehouse to the process of designing beautiful interiors using reclaimed materials. Charted over twelve locations, ranging from a 17th-century cottage to a converted barn to a 1970s towerblock apartment, the company's unique style goes far beyond a mere commitment to salvage and sustainable design and offers an inspiring new vision for sophisticated, thoughtfully constructed living spaces. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788790710 • Author: Maria Speake & Adam Hills • Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small  • Format: Hardback • Pages: 159 • Dimensions: 25.9 x 21.3 x 2.1 cm

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