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Find fabulous Sewing Books right here at The Works. Whether you're a beginner or more experienced sewer, we've got the perfect book for you.

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Start a brand new hobby or enjoy your existing passion for sewing with this fabulous Making Sewn Cushions book! Including 14 sewing projects and step-by-step techniques, create something spectacular for a loved one or a home accessory. From flowers to nature, this book has beautiful patterns for every style of cushion to make! Product Information: ISBN: 9786057834348 Author: Maker Co Publisher: Tuva Publishing Format: Paperback

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Lets get creative and learn to sew and crochet with this crafty kit for any Harry Potter fan looking to create something magical! Including everything you need to crochet your own Harry Potter, including an illustrated step-by-step guide to all the crochet stitches you'll need. Also includes11 great projects to try, all with a magical Harry Potter theme within the step-by-step book. Contains: Book Yarn Crochet hook & needle Stuffing Product Information: Harry Potter Crochet Creations Create Your Own

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Discover how to rework, reconstruct and embellish well-worn clothes and vintage finds into sustainable, fashion-forward pieces. Whether you trawl markets for pre-loved clothing that's in need of repair, or want to do your bit for the planet by sustainably updating your existing wardrobe, you'll find plenty of inspiration here.  Janine Chisholm Sullivan, an experienced dressmaker, teaches you how to rework clothes into new styles – from adding embellishments and changing necklines to total transformations, such as creating a brand new dress from two old ones. With step-by-step artworks and a comprehensive sewing techniques section, three full-size patterns and advice on sourcing vintage clothes, Fashion Hacks has everything you need to know to create a wardrobe that's all your own. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782499275 • Author: Janine Chisholm Sullivan • Publisher: CICO Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.56 x 20.83 x 1.27 cm

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Learn to make Luna Lapin's friends and their exquisite wardrobes! This collection of sewing patterns features four of Luna's best friends and their clothes including Reynard the Fox, Clementine the Cat, Freddie the Badger and Wilhelmina the Wood Mouse! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781446307014 • Author: Sarah Peel • Publisher: David & Charles • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 27 x 21 x 1.6cm

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Elspeth Jackson reinvents the traditional craft of rag rugging to create contemporary and sustainable homeware items from leftover fabrics.  The book is arranged into three chapters: Home includes a selection of projects for fun and easy rugs in a range of colours and styles. Gifts has wonderful ideas for unique items that you can make for friends and family. Finally, Seasonal will inspire you to turn your strips of fabric into decorations and gifts to use at certain times of the year.  You’ll be amazed at how simple and enjoyable it is to upcycle old and well-loved garments into beautiful rugs, cushions, artworks, bags and other gifts, using just a few basic tools and some simple techniques. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800650213 • Author: Elspeth Jackson • Publisher: CICO • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 27.56 x 20.83 x 1.02 cm

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A fully revised and updated edition of a classic reference that covers techniques from annealing to stone-setting to create beautiful jewellery masterpieces! Including all new techniques reflecting advances in the method, learn to craft exquisite brooches, tie pins, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more. Using materials from classic to contemporary including gold, silver, acrylics, stones and metal clay. With stunning photographs clearly helping you achieve professional results and feel inspired to finish pieces in the same way. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780762440498• Author: Jinks McGrath• Publisher: Running Press• Format: Paperback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 22 x 22 x 1.5cm

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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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Learn the basic techniques of needle felting 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 needle felting. Inside, you can learn how to make three needle felt projects, including how to make a cute panda! Perfect for beginners, those who want to improve their needle felting 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 needle felting. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781916396968 • Author: Avec UK • Publisher: Avec UK • Format: Boxset

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Proving that good things do come in small packages, Mini Makes are irresistibly cute pocket-size books that make charming gifts for both children and adults. Making beautiful Brazilian friendship bracelets has never been easier: all you need is some cotton yarn, scissors and a safety pin and you're ready to go! The step-by-step instructions are accompanied by annotated photographs that will show you how to create stripes, polka dots and other patterns weaving your colours together into fabulous bracelets for you and your friends. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782212423 • Author: Sandra Lebrun • Publisher: Search Press Ltd • Format: Hardback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 13.03 x 10.16 x 1.07 cm

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A beautiful collection of brand new Tilda projects, featuring seasonal designs. Each chapter is themed on a classic children's story, such as Pinocchio, Bambi, The Nutcracker and The Princess and the Pea. Projects include new doll designs (ballerinas, princesses, soldiers and animals), as well as gifts and decorations. Product information: ISBN: 9781446303313 Author: Tone Finnanger Publisher: David & Charles Format: Paperback Pages: 160

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Proving that good things do come in small packages, Mini Makes are irresistibly cute pocket-size books that make charming gifts for both children and adults. Eleven delightful jewellery pieces to make from fabric. The projects include brooches, bracelets, necklaces and hair accessories - choose any fabric you like to create your own personalised designs. All the techniques are explained with simple step-by-step instructions at the front of the book. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782212416 • Author: Anne Khâ • Publisher: Search Press Ltd • Format: Hardback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 13.03 x 10.16 x 1.09 cm

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Get your creative juices flowing with the 10 easiest and most popular embroidery stitches! Alicia Burstein expands the boundaries of contemporary hand embroidery with super-fast ideas for the impatient sewist and dazzling motifs for slow stitchers. With just a needle and thread, you can create 30 unique projects to wear, use and display. Learn how easy it is to stitch on unconventional materials such as canvas tennis shoes, a denim skirt or leather bracelets. Change the patterns to fit your unique style, and branch out to create your own custom designs. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782217695 • Author: Alicia Burstein • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 112 • Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.3 x 0.7 cm

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Recreate memories of the seaside with simple sewing, papercraft, crochet and knitting projects using beautiful Tilda fabrics, yarn and embellishments. Be inspired by life at the beach and in the ocean to make gifts, toys and pretty accessories for your home. Product information: ISBN: 9781446303788 Author: Tone Finnanger Publisher: David & Charles Format: Paperback Pages: 48

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Jane Rainbow shows how to create a selection of beautiful designs, using ten basic stitches. Clear step-by-step photographs illustrate how to develop embroidery skills, and how to create wonderful floral pictures which are worked in wool and soft colours. Product information: ISBN: 9780855328696 Author: Jane Rainbow Publisher: Search Press Ltd Format: Paperback Pages: 64

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Proving that good things do come in small packages, Mini Makes are irresistibly cute pocket-size books that make charming gifts for both children and adults. Shamballa bracelets are beautifully simplistic works of art. Here, you will find fourteen Tibetan inspired designs to make, all accompanied by illustrations and step-by-step instructions. There is also advice on which yarns, fabrics and beads you should use as well as knotting and tying techniques. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782212447 • Author: Sandra Lebrun • Publisher: Search Press Ltd • Format: Hardback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 13.03 x 10.16 x 1.09 cm

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In this unique book, master embroiderers Hazel Blomkamp and Di van Niekerk have come together with fine artist Monique Day-Wilde to create a collection of luminous designs inspired by the beauty and mysticism of mandalas. Throughout the book the authors share plenty of ideas and tips, and offer instruction with a fresh approach to surface embroidery.  There is a complete stitch gallery with illustrations and instructions for all the stitches and techniques used including old favourites, such as simple back- and chain stitches, as well as the more intricate – needle lace, trellis couching and weaving. Beadwork is also explored to add sparkle and finishing touches, and special effects are created by incorporating the occasional bit of trapunto, ribbon embroidery and appliqué. Fall into a captivating treasure trove of whorled stitches and silk, and discover the beautiful world designed by these renowned artists of needle and brush. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782217053 • Author: Hazel Blomkamp, Di Van Niekerk, Monique Day-Wilde • Publisher: Search Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 112 • Dimensions: 26.04 x 19.53 x 0.86 cm

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A collection of Christmas designs from a top designer. It features a wide range of ideas, from quick-to-stitch gifts, such as stockings and cushions, to decorations and a hanging quilt. Product information: ISBN: 9781446302538 Author: Lynette Anderson Publisher: David & Charles Format: Paperback Pages: 48

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Let sewing superstar Debbie Shore equip you with all the techniques you need to create 12 beautiful bags, and then show you how to use these skills to create your own bag designs. The book is packed full of Debbie's friendly help and advice, clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions. Product information: ISBN: 9781782212560 Author: Debbie Shore Publisher: Search Press Ltd Format: Paperback Pages: 96

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