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With a fresh and unique quirkiness that channels the inner child, this handbook aspires to bring a little bit of fun to knitting by creating a fantastic collection of knitted dolls and charming, miniature wardrobes.
Directions for easy-to-knit dolls and tips for giving them distinct features are included, plus themes such as To the Mountains, Coffee Break and Ship Ahoy! to help organise clothing patterns and ignite the imagination.
From underwear to overcoats, the various garment patterns are appropriate for every ability level and offer a playful universe that any knitter will enjoy exploring.$39.99$19.99
Savour the richness and beauty of wool appliqué – its texture, depth, colour and design. Well-known, award-winning folk artist Rebekah Smith will ignite your passion with her simple and elegant designs. Staying true to early decorative arts, the antique colour palette and nature-inspired designs translate seamlessly to many modern living spaces.
- Hand stitch 14 folk-art projects each with full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions
- Appliqué pillows, bed toppers and table runners from woven wools, felted wools and wool felt – upcycling at its finest!
Sue Heaser shows readers how to create intricate silver charms – from keys and padlocks to fairies and animals – using metal clay. The book features:
- Step-by-step instructions for 50 beautiful projects
- An overview of the necessary tools and materials
- Guidance for essential skills like molding, finishing and firing
- Design methods for beginners as well as more experienced sculptors
- Ideas for creating your own signature pieces
Only Nicky Epstein, always on the cutting edge of knitwear design, could dream up these innovative garments and accessories that all start with a simple shape.
Mix and match to your heart's content with 100 circles and 20 inspiring projects that feature everything from cables to rich colourwork, delicate lace and over-the-top embellishments in Nicky's signature style. You'll find step-by-step techniques on how to knit circles, both in the round and flat, plus expert guidance on customizing the projects, with unique cut-and-paste circle templates to design your own styles.
With this groundbreaking book, Nicky Epstein has outdone herself, opening up a world of creative possibilities with a gorgeous knitting reference.$39.99$19.99
Discover how to create colourful and cute jewellery charms quickly and easily with polymer clay. This inspirational book shows you how to craft intricate charms with this versatile material, using only a handful of tools and equipment.
With 50 delightful projects to choose from, there is something for everyone. From adorable little creatures, tiny cakes and pretty flowers to cute household miniatures, beads and buttons.
Features clear, step-by-step instructions for all the essential techniques, including conditioning clay and mixing colours; shaping and cutting; caning; and baking and finishing techniques. There are projects for the absolute beginner, as well as those which feature a number of techniques for the more advance jewellery maker and which the novice can turn to with practice.$29.99$14.99
These hand-drawn artworks are inspired by iconic images from British Vogue in the 1950s – an era of hats and matching gloves, haughty elegance and hourglass silhouettes.
The book features a glamorous dream wardrobe of luxurious ball gowns and cocktail dresses, smart suits and dramatic accessories by key designers including Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Givenchy and Chanel. The accompanying captions offer fashion and style tips (often highly amusing in hindsight) and are taken from the original pages of Vogue.
The approximately 90 artworks can be coloured in in the spirit of the original images that inspired them or embellished with whatever colours and patterns take the reader's fancy. The coloring book is the perfect present for all those who love vintage fashion.$19.99$9.99