Knitted Toys contains 14 new cute toy projects to knit for your kids and yourself.
All detailed techniques are explained with step-by-step photos with details for every level of knitter. The instructions are clear and easy to follow, and full-colour photos illustrate each design and show both close-up details and finished pieces with nice ambiences.
With toys ranging from quick and easy to more complex designs, there's something for every child and every knitter in this book.$34.99
The Heather Firbank collection in the Victoria & Albert Museum forms an invaluable record of fashionable Edwardian taste over a period of some 15 years.
Beautifully illustrated with new photography of finely crafted evening gowns, tailored suits and glamorous hats, the book also features contemporary photographs and pages from Heather's own albums of fashion cuttings. It vividly maps out the London couture scene of Edwardian Britain, and charts changes in fashion through the tumultuous first decades of the twentieth century.
Through the story of Heather's own life, both joyous and troubled, this book celebrates the central role of clothing in creating a single woman's identity.$59.99
Stylish Wraps Sewing Book provides five free full-sized patterns that can be used to create 22 timeless wraps to keep the chill off – and look great in the process. All the sewing designs can be made in a few hours for a fraction of what you would pay in a store. And it is easy to mix and match different fabrics and styles to suit your wardrobe and mood.
Here are just a few of the pieces you can make with this book:
- Casual-to-dressy hooded cape
- Flowing draped jacket or vest
- Loose-and-light linen or wool coat
- Simple, feminine, lightweight poncho
- Ruffled bolero or classic blazer
- Quilted coat or vest
- Faux fur collar or stole
- And many more!
The versatility of the sewing patterns makes it easy to adapt any of the designs to suit your personal style. The patterns are easily adjusted for size, and the soft loose lines work for any figure. Whether your tastes run to ultra-feminine or ultra-classic, this great home-sewing book has something for you!$24.99
Do you long to make beautiful quilts but have such a busy life you can never find the time? Imagine creating a quilt top – maybe even your first – in just a weekend!
This jelly roll quilt pattern collection includes 15 contemporary quilts, which are easy enough to piece in a weekend. Jelly rolls are a fantastic shortcut to patchwork and quilting: you can avoid the hours of cutting and preparation required for making a quilt and go straight to the fun bit – the sewing!
Pam and Nicky Lintott are jelly roll experts, having written numerous books and hundreds of patterns, and they have developed a brand new collection of quilt patterns for jelly roll lovers and quilters looking for a stunning quilt pattern that comes together in super-fast time.$36.99
Since it was first published in 2011, The Granny Square Book has instructed and inspired crocheters to make and create beautiful, stylish projects with these classic motifs. Margaret Hubert has updated her bestselling book to include 25 additional crochet squares (for a total of 100!) and 25 all-new projects to make, wear and give.
Margaret shows the evolution of the granny square, how it can be used and interpreted in different ways with different yarns, and how today's crocheter can design her own projects using the granny squares of choice with today's yarns. Among the designs are accessories (headbands, bags, and jewelry); garments (vests, jackets, and tops); and decorative items and gifts (afghans, pillows, and a sweater set for baby).$29.99
The defining characteristic of Paula Pryke's work is her consummate use of colour and structure – her bold colour choices first brought her to attention when she started out, and throughout her career she has never failed to challenge and excite. Where Paula leads, others follow.
Here she shares her colour secrets. She explores colour influences, the psychological effects of personal responses and gives very practical tips based on her own experience and skills on how to use and combine colours.
Above all, she shares her many wonderful designs with the intention to inspire and inform the reader.$49.99$44.99