Can Do Books is the home of fine leisure books and sewing patterns. We offer the best range in Australia, at great prices, especially for crafters, gardeners, woodworkers and photographers.
X-Stitch will teach you everything you need to know ... and then some ... to complete 19 incredible, easy-to-make cross-stitch projects.
Varying in difficulty, and designed to appeal to both female and males stitchers, these projects offer a cool, modern take on a traditional art form. Master cross-stitch basics and fundamental techniques, get comfortable with materials and tools of the trade, read a cross-stitch pattern, identify the many established designs as well as create your own from scratch, and more.$24.99
Create along with mixed-media master Sherrill Kahn as she shows you dozens of ways to make luminous textures and surfaces on both paper and fabric.
This step-by-step visual guide demonstrates exactly how to get great results using paints, inks, resists, stamps, markers and much more. Add colour and texture to collages, art quilts or just about any creative project by exploring more than 50 fun and inventive techniques using easy-to-find supplies.$34.99
Quilts in their essence are layers of colour, pattern and imagination all working together to form an effective design. This book is your illustrated guide to developing an artful understanding of your quilting process.
In its 15 original projects, you will be inspired to experiment with textiles, tools, and techniques. As you add these new "layers" of complexity into your designs, you'll discover added interest and depth in your quilting experience.
- Features various styles, making this collection appealing to both the traditional and modern quilter
- Builds your confidence and skills while letting your creativity flow
- Includes bed-size quilts with vibrant graphic designs
Map Art Lab is a refreshing source of ideas to help you explore all aspects of maps and is the perfect book for artists of all ages and experience levels.
This fun and creative book features 52 map-related activities set into weekly exercises, beginning with legends and lines, moving through types and styles, and then creating personalized maps that allow you to journey to new worlds. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hands-on creative experiences.$34.99
A feminine fitted jacket that creates an instant hourglass figure! This great-fitting modern jacket is perfect for work, weekend or a special night out.
Princess seams and peplum seaming form a flattering silhouette. Choose from a flirty double peplum, or keep things simple with flat peplum seaming instead. The collarless neckline allows you to wear your favourite scarves easily! Jacket is fully lined, with pleated sleeve cap detail and zip front closure.
Whether you pick a dressy fabric like brocade, or a weekend fabric like corduroy, this jacket is sure to become a wardrobe favourite.
Sizing is proportioned for a pear-shaped figure: smaller bust and waist, larger hips.
Sizes: 0–16 (all sizes are included in one pattern)
Skill Level: Intermediate$19.00
Fat Quarterly explores colour theory in this reference book for modern quilters. Using quilt blocks to illustrate the six different colour theories for print and solid fabrics, the authors show hot to use colour to enhance your patchwork.
- Discover creative colour combinations to make your quilts 'pop'
- Learn how to combine print and solid fabrics using quilt colour theory
- Includes 12 practical quilt projects to illustrate colour theory in practice