Needle & Craft Sale

  • 100 Snowflakes to Crochet

    Bring the magic of a fresh snowfall into your own home with this gorgeous collection of crocheted snowflakes with all the lacy beauty of the real thing. Spend an hour making an ornament or two, or take a weekend and crochet a whole blizzard!

    Clear instructions and full patterns for a wide range of designs – from simple snowflakes requiring only a few stitches to large, intricate ones – this book gives you all the techniques you'll need.

    $39.99
    $17.99
  • 150 Beaded Borders & Motifs

    Add glamour to clothing and accessories the easy way using bead embroidery with these150+ couture designs for borders, backgrounds, motifs, edgings and fringes – inexpensive materials, simple methods.

    Each sample has a colour close-up, diagram showing type and placement of stitches and beads, tools and materials list. Fully explains key skills (transferring designs, beaded appliqué methods). Illustrated stitch library.

    $19.99
    $9.99
  • 150 Blocks for Baby Quilts

    150 mix-and-match designs for cute and cosy quilted treasures. Choose from colourful patchwork designs, geometrics and pictorial blocks featuring applique teddies, hearts, flowers, letters, numbers.

    Each design has a detailed colour photo, recipe of ingredients and templates (if required). Mix-and-match ideas for using the blocks on their own (tessellated for all-over pattern) or with others in the book. Step-by-step technique photos, from selecting fabrics to embellishing the finished quilt.

    $19.99
    $12.99
  • 201 Quilt Blocks

    This directory by Louise Bell presents 201 original motifs and blocks that are enjoyable and rewarding to create. Divided into sections on motifs, projects, and ideas and techniques, the book offers an exciting mixture of traditional and original designs.

    • Create beautiful blocks in a whole range of colours and patterns
    • From the blocks, make original bedspreads, screens, wall hangings and cushions
    • Includes step-by-step instructions for each project, practical tips and basic techniques

    $39.99
    $14.99
  • 3 Skeins or Less: Fresh Knitted Accessories

    A collection of fun knitting projects – all in three skeins or less! You will find 25 accessories that take no more than 1, 2 or 3 skeins of yarn with delightful patterns for ever-so-popular shawls, socks, hats/berets, mittens, cowls and even a tank, cropped sweater and cami!

    Featured designers include Ann Weaver, Carina Spencer, Heather Zoppetti, Romi Hill and many others. Their designs feature stitch patterns that go for interesting colour combos, unexpected pattern twists and extra sparkle.

    The yarns chosen are a great balance of beautiful hand-dyes and big brands, allowing you to keep an eye on your budget or find the perfect use for precious skeins of special yarns.

    $34.99
    $17.99
  • 30 Min Knits

    These designs can be completed in literally 30 minutes or less, giving knitters something to do on boring train trips or while waiting for the pot roast to come out of the oven. Features easy-to-follow instructions, tips on yarns and directions for making interesting stitches that add a touch of variety to many projects which include:

    • Wallets, Purses and Pouches – for cell phone, cameras, and more
    • Accessories – including neckties and beaded wire earrings
    • Whimsies – including a coffee mug cozy, a teacup pin cushion, a Christmas tree decoration
    • Hats and Headbands- – oop-the-loop earmuffs, a gingham hair band, and more
    • For Little People – booties, mittens, finger puppets and more

    $29.99
    $12.99
  • 300 Crochet Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

    The ultimate compendium of technical know-how and troubleshooting tips organised in the order you would need them as you work through a project. Colour photos and directions guide you through each stage or you can instantly access a particular problem. Learn how to:

    • Estimate amounts, substitute yarns
    • Adapt patterns to create tailor-made garments
    • Deal with tension variations
    • Lengthen an existing piece with trims / edging
    • Mix and match patterns
    • Embellish with beads, etc
    • Demos of all stitches

    $19.99
    $12.99
  • 318 Patchwork Patterns

    This fun and inspiring collection of 318 original patchwork and appliqué blocks from designer Kumiko Fujita shows off her amazing talent for constructing detailed, realistic looking motifs with deceptively simple shapes.

    Quilters will enjoy poring over the designs and templates for inspiration to create blocks suitable for a wide variety of projects. Patchwork and appliqué motifs are included for a variety of themes, such as: Christmas, Weddings, New Baby, Letters & Numbers, Vehicles, Animals, Flowers, Gardening, Cooking, Circus, Nautical, Sweets and more!

    $34.99
    $19.99
  • 3D Colouring Cities

    3D Colouring Cities takes grown-up colouring to the next dimension.

    • Follow the easy instructions to learn where to place warm and cool colours, and watch your artwork pop off the page
    • A relaxing and inspiring activity book suitable for kids and grown-ups alike
    • The highly detailed designs include reimagined iconic landmarks, urban metropolises and sprawling cityscapes
    • Includes lightly guided doodle pages

    $14.99
    $7.99
  • 3D Colouring Flowers

    3D Colouring Flowers takes grown-up colouring to the next dimension.

    • Follow the easy instructions to learn where to place warm and cool colours, and watch your artwork pop off the page
    • A relaxing and inspiring activity book suitable for kids and grown-ups alike
    • The highly detailed designs include roses, daisies, cacti, vintage floral patterns and other imaginative motifs
    • Includes lightly guided doodle pages

    $14.99
    $7.99
  • 49 Sensational Skirts

    Give a new lease on life to a favourite old skirt, transform thrift store finds into runway-worthy fashions with clever customisations and how to make and decorate a skirt from scratch using the handy bound-in pattern template.

    For sewers of all levels, you will learn how to:

    • Manipulate fabric to create amazing effects such as ruffles, loops, and layers
    • Produce unusual decorations using beads, buttons, badges, ribbons and myriad found objects
    • Create unique prints and patterns with pens, paints and foil

    Includes step-by-step instructions and inspirational exercises to get creativity flowing.

    $39.99
    $17.99
  • 75 Crocheted Floral Blocks

    A charming collection of squared, triangular, diamond-shaped and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme. From traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colourful blocks with three dimensional flowers and butterflies, there's something here to inspire every crochet fan. Great for crafters on the go.

    Features include:

    • Written patterns and corresponding charts
    • A useful techniques section for anyone who wants to brush up their crochet skills
    • Creative projects to help you to make your choice of locks, yarns and colours to create your own versions of the projects illustrated

    $29.99
    $14.99
  • 75 Fish, Shells, Coral & Marine Creatures to Knit & Crochet

    Dive into a beautiful collection of aquatic wonders to knit and crochet – from lovely sea urchins, lush seaweed and eerie anglerfish to elaborate and colourful coral reefs.

    Each specimen has an easy to follow pattern, with complete assembly and finishing instructions, and yarn requirements. Includes a host of inspiring ideas for how to use your creations in a wide range of settings – elegant jewellery and accessories, quirky children's playset, unusual home accents and large display arrangements. A fun way to practice new stitches and techniques.

    $29.99
    $14.99
  • Adding Layers: Color, Design & Imagination

    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

    $34.99
    $19.99
  • Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop

    Jewellery artists will enjoy this collection of new, less-common weaves and challenging projects that inspire and educate.

    Karen Karon begins by reviewing basic chain maille weaves in order to set the stage for the more complex weaves in this book. She explains techniques needed when working beyond the basics: methods for closing a weave, working with micro rings, working large scale and using alternative materials in weaves.

    The book is then divided into four sections, each devoted to a particular type of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves and Scale Maille weaves that incorporate sheet metal scales into traditional weaves for a striking effect. Sprinkled throughout the illustrated step-by-step instructions for each weave technique are valuable tips from Karen to help ensure a beautiful finished piece.

    $46.99
    $19.99
  • All About Knitting

    This comprehensive book is packed with everything you need to know about knitting. Starting at the very beginning with how to cast on, you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your creative flair!

    • Step-by-step guidance for every technique
    • 20 gorgeous projects from bags and blankets to hats and sweaters
    • Inspiring stitch gallery to get your creativity flowing and your needles clicking

    $34.99
    $12.99
  • Amigurumi

    These toys can be as simple or as complex as the maker likes – ranging from a tiny fluffy chick to an elaborate textured elephant.

    • Provides all the information you need to get started, with tips on choosing yarns and needles, and instruction in core techniques
    • All of the animal characters can be created using key shapes such as spheres, eggs, cylinders and flat circles, which are quick and easy to stitch and put together
    • Includes clear step-by-step instruction for making 15 adorable animals, including a frog with webbed feet, a lion with a crocheted mane and a cuddly mohair rabbit
    • Plus ideas for creating your own unique designs

    $31.99
    $11.99
  • Around the World in 80 Cliches

    Whether cliché get under your skin or make you laugh, this dictionary of clichés goes the extra mile to provide an excellent reference for casual browsing or an in depth read.

    Cheeky and informative, each cliché is presented in such a way that is guaranteed to entertain. Know where your cliché comes from, so you won't be afraid to use it.

    $17.99
    $9.99