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  • Painting Perspective, Depth & Distance in Watercolour

    A lavish expansion and update of Geoff Kersey's bestselling book, this new edition features substantially expanded chapters on the key aspects of perspective along with new artwork and two completely new step-by-step projects.


    • Introduction
    • Materials
    • Drawing and sketching
    • Using colour
    • Linear perspective
    • Aerial perspective
    • Skies
    • Projects: Snow Scene, Glencoe, Boats at Bosham Quay, Cromford Canal, Farm Buildings, Grange in Borrowdale, Baslow Edge

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  • Patchwork Emboidery

    Patchwork isn't just for quilts! It's also perfect for making clothing, toys, housewares and more. Add embroidery to the mix and the possibilities are endless.

    Aimee Ray has whipped up 21 great gift ideas that showcase both techniques. They all feature Aimee's popular signature motifs and include place mats, napkins, tablet covers, pillows, banners and even baby items.

  • Pencil Art Workshop

    The humble pencil is the world's most flexible and forgiving drawing material. And in Pencil Art Workshop, artist and educator Matt Rota explores the pencil's phenomenal range.

    Turn to any chapter – drawing with line, drawing with tone, drawing quickly, photorealism, adding colour – and you'll discover, through step-by-step instructions and illustrations, how to choose the right pencil and use it to its fullest in every drawing style. Each chapter also includes a gallery of edgy and inspiring works by contemporary pencil artists to enjoy, and to give inspiration.

  • Quilt Traditions

    Sew a slice of life with 12 traditional quilts that prove to be more than just patterns but storytellers.

    • Each quilt is inspired by life events that everyone can appreciate
    • Bold blocks shimmer in their use of colour, value and repetition for handsome quilts with personality to boot
    • Repeated blocks will stretch your skills beyond the basics, inviting you to perfect techniques such as strip piecing, half-square triangles, working with templates, paper piecing, machine appliqué and sewing set-in seams and curves in a way that's easy to understand

  • Sew Advent Calendars

    Sew unique, personalised advent calendars for your loved ones, and fill them with their favourite festive treats and handpicked goodies that they'll really treasure.

    There are 20 designs included, from traditional flat-pocket calendars to hanging cones and festive pouches, for both adults and children alike, along with a treat-filled calendar for the family dog! The book contains all the techniques needed to make the calendars, and every project is shown clearly step-by-step, with helpful tips and advice throughout.

    Using Debbie's friendly and easy-to-follow instructions, its time to get crafty and create a new festive family tradition!

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  • Topsy-Turvy Knitted Dolls

    Grab your yarn and knitting needles and delve into this wonderful book from best-selling author, Sarah Keen. Sarah shows readers how to make adorable topsy-turvy knitted dolls based on well-known and loved characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes.

    Each project has accessories or extra characters to knit, providing plenty of play potential for children choosing to recreate scenes from famous tales. There are 10 projects to make, providing hours of fun for you creating them and many more for children playing with them.

  • Vogue/Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniques

    A beloved sewer's bible, Vogue/Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniques returns in a revised and updated edition, including dozens of new illustrations along with new material on the most up-to-date trends and techniques.

    Nearly 500 of the most fundamental and frequently used dressmaking procedures are explained in simple steps, complemented by easy-to-follow illustrations.

    The alphabetical sections range from Appliqué to Zippers, and each offers a wealth of sewing choices. Look under Pockets, for example, and you'll find Mock Flap, Mock Welt, Patch, Side Seam, Side Slant and Welt pockets. Now more than ever, this reference belongs within easy reach of your sewing machine!

  • Wonderful One-Patch Quilts

    What can you sew with a 60° ruler and a simple, repeated shape? The possibilities are endless!

    • Sew 20 one-patch quilts from triangles, half- and quarter-hexagons, diamonds and other easy, repeated motifs
    • Two authors, two perfect methods! Try scrap piecing like Sara or strip cutting with Marci
    • Start with full-size templates and play with intriguing colour placement for quick quilt tops that wow