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  • 20 to Crochet: Crocheted Baby Shoes

    Looking for a unique baby gift? Here are 20 gorgeous shoes, booties and pumps to crochet in a range of colours and styles, for both boys and girls. Choose from red strawberry-style shoes with flowery toes, smiley car shoes, Christmas booties and even shoes shaped like frogs!

    Each pair of shoes requires relatively small quantities of yarn and can be crocheted quickly, easily and on the go using the clear instructions provided. Each project is accompanied by lists of the materials and equipment required and inspiring photographs. As all babies are different, sizes and age suggestions are given for each project, from birth to 12 months, but general advice is also given at the beginning of the book on how to increase or decrease the size of the projects.

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    $13.99
  • 20 to Knit: Knitted Baby Mitts

    Nothing is more adorable than a tiny pair of mittens for a new baby and now you can knit your own for family and friends with these irresistible designs. Inside are 20 patterns in a range of colours and styles for boys and girls, from traditional stripes and cables to whimsical rabbits, frogs and ladybirds.

    Each design can be knitted in three different sizes suitable for 0–3, 3–6 and 6–12 month-old babies, with the option of including thumbs in the largest size. The patterns use small amounts of either baby- or fingering-weight yarn, and knit up quickly and easily using the clear, step-by-step instructions and full-colour charts provided. Each project comes with a list of the yarns and needles required and a stunning, full-colour photograph of the finished mittens, providing everything you need to create these gorgeous handmade gifts for babies.

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    $13.99
  • 20 to Knit: Knitted Hats

    Knitted hats are never out of fashion, and in this collection of 20 hats to knit, Monica Russel brings you traditional, and modern, designs that you will want to wear all year round!

    From the beanie to the beret, each design can be knitted as shown in the book, using the easy-to-follow instructions, or adapted in a colour scheme that best suits the wearer. Choose from bobble hats or Nordic ski hats complete with ear-flaps and tassels, plain weaves or Fair Isle knits: the 20 designs can be adapted into a multitude of colour and pattern combinations – there's a knitted hat to be made for every discerning head!

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    $13.99
  • 20 to Stitch: One-Patch Quilts

    This book is a fabulous source of ideas and inspiration for simple patchwork quilt designs that are quick and satisfying to make, while also being beautiful.

    The book contains 20 projects, each using a different-shaped patch. On each project page there is a template for the basic shape, reproduced at actual size, and some basic instructions for arranging the shapes and stitching them together, showing some different ways of making a design using colour and pattern.

    Instructions at the start of the book explain how to enlarge the template if you want to make a larger quilt, and some basic quilting techniques, plus some guidance on how many shapes are needed to make a particular size of quilt.

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    $12.99
  • Artful Log Cabin Quilts

    Take the first steps to becoming an art quilter. Starting with an inspiration photo or painting, choose fabrics to create your own artistic log cabin quilts. Learn to navigate visual pathways and composition, applying easy techniques and experimenting with colour. Student work is presented, showing that anyone can create an art quilt!

    • Create unique, abstract art quilts with world-renowned teacher and author Katie Pasquini Masopust
    • Anyone can follow Katie’s simple, straightforward method to create freeform blocks from any image
    • Turn your love of traditional log cabin blocks into an artful experience that you'll never forget

    $39.99
  • Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School

    Learn to draw from the work of amazing artists such as Albert Dorne and Norman Rockwell, the founding artists of the Famous Artists School.

    Organized as a series of lessons in classic drawing technique, each chapter offers both process and finished works by the founding artists and other instructors of the Famous Artists School, allowing readers to see a wide variety of approaches for learning how to draw, styles of rendering and enlightening examples of "before and after" student work. Enriched throughout with fascinating sidebars and photographs documenting the working methods of master realists, the book is an invaluable trove of inspiration and information on how to draw.

    $29.99
  • Jelly Roll Quilts in a Weekend

    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
  • Maker's Atelier

    A career in fashion, a love of fabrics, a lifetime making clothes, a keen sense of styles that work for women of all ages and shapes: this is the perfect cocktail of skills and passion that make Frances Tobin's patterns for The Maker's Atelier so successful.

    For this book, Frances has designed eight essential patterns, with variations to create a collection of 31 versatile pieces. The collection is mix-and-match, offering lifestyle outfits for office days to weekend dog walks to elegantly glamorous eveningwear, including a stretch pencil skirt, a pair of cigarette pants, a drape-front top and an over-sized t-shirt. Patterns are in a range of sizes, from UK sizes 8 to 20, with information on measuring and fitting, and advice on fabrics.

    Key fashion trends are refined to create stylishly simple shapes, now staples in the wardrobes of thousands of women, and then translated into dressmaking patterns that make up easily into garments. Only simple sewing skills are needed, and clear illustrations guide you through making each piece, so you can confidently concentrate on creating your own essential collection.

    $49.99