Craft Books

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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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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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Known as pyrography, which literally means "writing with fire," woodburning is a rewarding art that is practically infinite in its applications! In Learn to Burn, award-winning artist and pyrographer Simon Easton shows you how to "write with fire," taking you from basic woodburning concepts to tips and techniques that encourage your creativity and help you develop your own individual style. This easy-to-learn introduction to the art of pyrography offers 14 step-by-step projects for making decorative gifts—from coasters and picture frames to bangles, decorative plates, and door hangers—illustrated with clear how-to photographs.  Each pyro project can be completed using ready-made materials that are easy to find at your local craft store. Plus 50 bonus patterns will allow you to unleash your creativity on hundreds of additional woodburning projects. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781565237285 • Author: Simon Easton  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 27.94 x 21.59 x 1.27 cm

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From homewares to wearables plus some essential wedding accessories, Fanny Zedenius is back and ready to take your macramé further with 20 projects that propel your knotting to the next level. Beginning with the basics, Fanny will teach you 30 popular, new knots and how to combine them, the best way to calculate your rope lengths and inspiration how to display your makes. Macramé 2 includes a stunning collection of advanced projects such as beautiful wall hangings, an impressive wedding backdrop, canopy, jacket and foot stool. Fanny also provides tips on natural dyeing, weaving, and how to tackle those larger projects with skill and ease. With beautiful lifestyle photography and illustrated steps, this book has everything you need to expand your knotting horizons and create the designs of your dreams... the possibilities are endless. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787134102 • Author: Fanny Zedenius • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.32 x 1.59 cm

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Activate the energy of your crystal collection and create beautiful, personalised homeware, jewellery and gifts with 25 easy, step-by-step projects. Discover the different meanings and energies behind your crystals, and learn how to choose and connect with the right one for each piece. Turn your favourite crystals into wearable items to carry with you every day or infuse your home with energy, or create deeply personal and meaningful gifts for friends and family. From easy, no-tools-required beginner projects to more advanced crafts that include macramé and making jewellery, this collection of crystal craft ideas has something for every crystal lover. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781781577813 • Author: Nicole Spink • Publisher: Ilex Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 23.2 x 19 x 1.8 cm

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Baskets are a simple but stylish way to organise your home. These hard-working multitaskers not only provide practical storage solutions but they are also decorative and instantly add texture and warmth to any room. Handled, woven, lined, coloured, patterned and lidded - there are so many options when it comes to choosing the baskets you display around your home to fit your needs and style. This book will teach you how to master the versatile art of basketry. Each of the four chapters tackles the different materials and their subsequent techniques, including grasses, rope, twine and cane. Learn how to add pattern and colour to your woven wonders as you create a colourful collection of 15 storage accessories of your own. The projects include laundry baskets, baskets with lids, rope bags, a picnic basket, a gorgeous woven lampshade and a stylish collection of patterned tableware. Disover more about this tactile craft as Tabara N'Diaye explores its history and origins through her Senegalese roots. With clear instructions accompanied by the beautiful lifestyle photography and illustrations throughout, Baskets demystifies the art of basket-making for makers at all levels. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787132702 • Author: Tabara N’Diaye • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 25.15 x 20.32 x 2.29 cm

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Paper crafts are as old as paper itself, with a profusion of different techniques and traditions originating around the world. The book begins with a practical guide to tools, techniques and materials for the modern paper crafter. Chapters cover Folding, Cutting, Sticking and Forming. Each introduces a range of paper craft traditions and offers maker’s projects inspired by them. With projects ranging from braided paper string jewellery to a concertina papercut peepshow, from a silhouette family portrait to a handmade paper notebook, this book will introduce makers to the immensely exciting creative possibilities of paper. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780500294185 • Author: Rob Ryan • Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 26.42 x 20.83 x 2.03 cm

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Let's get creative with this fantastic Crystal Creations: Wolf Edition Kit! Using the sparkling crystals, create a stunning masterpiece and enjoy the 12 vivid colours, with this kit full of everything you need. Includes: Over 500 crystals 1 colourcoded adhesive canvas 1 designer crystal stylus 1 silicone gum 1 tray Product Information: ISBN: 9354537003708 Author: Hinkler Books Publisher: Hinkler Books Format: Box Set

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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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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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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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