Dolls, Bears & Soft Toys

  • Adorable Felted Animals

    Adorable Felted Animals shows you how you can create more than 30 endearing dogs, cats, birds and other animals using a little wool roving, a felting needle and a few simple techniques. It's easy, creative, and very relaxing.

    These cute felted animals including dogs, cats, birds and other furry animals, range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly cute. The animals range from about 50–100 mm high, and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories. A full lesson takes you through one of the projects from beginning to end, covering all the basics to ensure that you have all the skills you need to make any critter you want.

    $19.99
  • Adorable Pom Pom Animals

    Just a bit of winding, tying, trimming and fluffing is all it takes to make anyone feel creative!

    Adorable Pom Pom Animals features lessons, diagrams and step-by-step instructions on how to make 30 different toys, fashion accessories and home decor items in different shapes and sizes – from miniature poodles and bunnies small enough to wear on a brooch or bag to larger bears, monkeys and parakeets big enough to fill the palm of your hand or hang in your car.

    In this charming little book, you will learn how to:

    • Select the right yarns to create the correct texture for each animal
    • Use stitching and trimming to sculpt and define the designs
    • Hone your needle felting skills to give each creation its own personality

    $24.99
  • Adventures in Pompom Land
    Enter the wonderful land of pompoms, where cute critters and creative adventures await you. All the projects in this collection begin with handmade, not pre-purchased, pompoms, and every step is laid out with easy-to-follow instructions and plenty of images.

    Crafters can then create 25 charming creatures – from a sweet little bluebird to a lop-eared bunny – out of wool yarn, roving and felt.
    $26.99
  • Big Book of a Miniature House

    Anyone who has ever hankered after a country retreat in which to escape their cares and worries can have one, if only in 1/12 scale.

    In her superbly presented book Christine-Léa Frisoni explains how to make a beautiful miniature French country house. Dressed in an elegant style of faded grandeur, the doll's house is full of period features and exhibits plenty of vintage appeal. It will delight all those who love the shabby chic as well as appreciate the antique.

    Having made the dolls house, she explains how to build up the wall panels to provide deep recesses, fancy panelling and wall niches to add character – ideas that can be translated to any existing dolls house. Additional features include:

    • Instructions to make a range of French-style furniture, fittings and even flowers are included: chairs, a folding screen, ornate light sconces, fireplaces, dressing tables and window dressing right down to the kitchen sink
    • Examples of other miniature rooms guaranteed to delight the reader
    • A gallery of other doll's houses at the end of the book to inspire

    $49.99
  • Cat Lover's Craft Book

    Here a cat there a cat, everywhere a crafted cat! Cats to decorate your home, to wear or to give to someone you love. The Cat Lover's Craft Book is dedicated to those who craft and those who are in love with all things cat-related! Whether you like to embroider, crochet, sew, knit or felt, there's a project inside this charming book you'll want to try your hand at, including:

    • Turn your umbrella handle into a furry cat's tail
    • Sew and embroider a personalized cat book cover
    • Make a lovely hand embroidered brooch or earrings
    • Make a cute cat door stop using a bottle and fabric
    • Make cuddly cat pouches, purses and bags
    • Knit, crochet or sew a charming cat-shaped pillow
    • Sew a chic cat badge or button cover using cross-stitched fabric
    • Sew an adorable cat doll and dress her up
    • And so much more!

    Super simple, step-by-step instructions, diagrams and templates make these adorable cat crafts accessible to knitting, felting and embroidery beginners.

    $19.99
  • Crocheted Bears and Other Animals

    A world away from mass-produced plush toys, Emma Brown’s hand-crocheted creations live on the make-believe island of Shady Bay.

    The animals all have their part to play in island life. Ronnie the bear is the Ranger on Shady Bay and he takes his rucksack and cosy scarf whenever he goes on his outdoor adventures. Archie and Boris are two crafty canine brothers and together they build the homes for the other animals on the island. There’s Whimsie the bunny with a wild imagination and Breeze the owl who swoops high amongst the trees gathering the midnight fruit for the other animals.

    With 25 gorgeous patterns suitable for beginners through to experienced crafters, you’re sure to find a unique toy in Crocheted Bears and Other Animals that will spark a child’s imagination and become a firm friend for life.

    $39.99
  • Doll Days!

    Sew tiny garments inspired by sweet vintage styles, including a buttoned blouse, party dress and scallop-hem skirt. Sewing enthusiasts who already know the basics can build a complete wardrobe from 9 basic patterns. Learn techniques for small-scale style, such as hemming sleeves, adding ruffles and trims, and modifying patterns for fresh looks.

    • Mix and match 9 basic garment patterns for unlimited possibilities
    • Sew a complete doll wardrobe of modern looks inspired by vintage designs
    • Build on your sewing skills with helpful tips specific to sewing doll clothes – choosing materials, adding ruffles and trims, hemming sleeves, modifying patterns and more

    $36.99
    $29.99
  • Doll Fashionistas

    The clothing patterns in this book are designed to go together quickly and easily (most can be completed in less than two hours!) with professional-looking, runway-worthy results. Templates allow you to start creating and outfitting simply fabulous fashionistas immediately, while learning techniques you can use to create your own original designs.

    • Learn a paint-by-numbers method for making beautiful, one-of-a-kind faces
    • Create any ethnicity with skin dying techniques
    • Add even more dimension and personality to faces and bodies with needle-sculpting
    • Follow step-by-step instructions for making 15 different outfits featuring gorgeous fabrics, cool closures and fun trims – from sundresses and recycled denim skirts, to embellished, pre-made sweaters
    • Includes easy-to-use templates for the dolls and their outfits

    $39.99
    $14.99
  • Dress Up Your Dolls

    Dress up your baby girl and boy dolls in a wardrobe of beautiful clothes and accessories. Suitable for 12, 15 and 18 inch dolls, the patterns include a great range of dresses, trousers, hair bands, sweaters, hats, scarves and shoes.

    If you are looking for a special party dress, a winter outfit, a dancing tunic or special prince or princess costume, you will find them here, with instructions too for a selection of unusual garments including a safari dress, hat and bag and three fun pirate outfits.

    • 90 gorgeous patterns and 33 outfits to knit and crochet
    • Over 60 beautiful photographs of the finished outfits
    • Includes needle and yarn conversion charts

    $36.99
  • Edward's Crochet Imaginarium

    Ignite your creativity with this interactive flip-book that will keep you, your hook and your imagination busy for years to come.

    Design your own crazy critters with this amazing book of mix-and-match crochet patterns. Choose the body parts that take your fancy from our extensive selection and use your favourite colours. Add stripes, spots or scales, and then turn to the sew-on extras section to select hair, eyes, horns, wings or tails.

    The flippable pages make it easy for you to follow the patterns in any combination. With 30 heads, one basic body, and 30 different pairs of arms and legs, projects are crocheted in one go from the top down. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques that are needed, this is perfect for beginners.

    About the Author Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward’s Menagerie, Edward’s Menagerie: Birds, Edward’s Menagerie: Dogs and Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium. She lives in Rugby in the UK with her husband, children and dog.

    $29.99
  • Edward's Menagerie

    These cute animals with larger-than-life personalities are made using simple crochet techniques and the step-by-step instructions enable a complete beginner to get hooking straight away.

    Each animal also has a universal pattern where you can change your hook and yarn to create four different sizes, making 160 different possibilities.

    Be warned that these unlikely characters made using a super-soft yarn in a sumptuous natural colour palette will become your new best friends as you hook your way through the whole menagerie!

    About the Author Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward’s Menagerie: Birds, Edward’s Menagerie: Dogs, Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium and Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium. She lives in Rugby in the UK with her husband, children and dog.

    $36.99
  • Edward's Menagerie: Birds

    Edward's Menagerie was a runaway success for Kerry Lord, but you weren't content with mammals alone! After constant requests for penguins, owls and chickens, Kerry is back with another collection of outstanding crochet patterns, this time for 40 unique crochet bird patterns all made with beginner crochet techniques.

    These easy-to-follow tried-and-tested crochet patterns are the most diverse range of crochet birds ever published – all presented in Kerry's witty style: from Elvis the cockatoo with a karaoke addiction to Dora the narcoleptic Wood Pigeon.

    About the Author Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward’s Menagerie, Edward’s Menagerie: Dogs, Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium and Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium. She lives in Rugby in the UK with her husband, children and dog.

    $44.99
    $36.99
  • Edward's Menagerie: Dogs

    Having shown us how to master monsters in Edward's Crochet Imaginarium and capture our friends and family in Edward's Crochet Doll Emporium, Kerry Lord is back with patterns for everyone's favourite pups.

    Including patterns for 50 classic dog breeds, Kerry also shows you how to adapt the patterns so you can perfectly capture your own furry best friend in crochet form. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques needed, this book is perfect for all skill levels. Illustrated by irresistible lifestyle photography featuring the crochet dogs alongside their real life muses, this book would make a pawsome gift for crafters and devoted dog-lovers alike.

    The 50 classic dog breeds featured include: Afghan Hound, Bedlington Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Husky, Basset Hound, German Shepherd, Scottie Dog, Weimaraner, Labrador, Poodle, Westie, Red Setter, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pug, Dachshund, Dalmatian, Collie, Springer Spaniel, Schnauzer, Chinese Crested, Old English Sheepdog, Shih Tzu, Boxer, Chihuahua, French Bulldog, Chow Chow, English Bull Terrier, English Bulldog, Puli, Whippet, Dogue de Bordeaux, Samoyed, Wolfhound, Pekingese, Border Terrier, Shar Pei, Lakeland Terrier, Corgi, American Water Spaniel, Mudi, Rottweiler, Beagle, Mastiff and Newfoundland and more!

    About the Author Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward’s Menagerie, Edward’s Menagerie: Birds, Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium and Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium. She lives in Rugby in the UK with her husband, children and dog.

    $32.99
  • Felt Dogs

    This book shows you how to make 12 super-cute little dogs, including pugs, poodles, terriers and miniature dachshunds, using needle felting techniques.

    Suited to both experienced felters and beginners, step-by-step photos guide you through every stage of the process, and tools and techniques are clearly explained. Each breed of dog has its own dedicated assembly instructions with measurements and actual size photographs.

    $21.99
  • Field Guide to Knitted Birds

    From the famous Scandinavian knitting duo, Arne & Carlos take the reader on a journey into the colourful and imaginative bird kingdom. Knit cold weather birds with Norwegian traditional patterns, and keep them warm with bird-sized wool caps and scarves, or make brilliant birds-of-paradise decorated with embroidery, sequins and feathers, or create birds featuring vintage Mexican embroidery motifs.

    These delightful birds can be used as decorations year-round, but are perfect for the Christmas tree when the festive time approaches. With clear instructions, helpful diagrams and full-colour photographs, this book will encourage every knitter's imagination to take flight.

    Look inside the book.

    $39.99
  • Heritage Doll Clothes

    Celebrate America's signature fashions with 20 historical outfits for your 18-inch doll, all based on popular looks from decades past.

    Dress your doll for a Colonial ball in an elegant gown complete with lace ruffles, ribbon trim and a hoop skirt. Or take your doll on an Edwardian picnic in her white summer dress, then help her get dressed in her pleated skirt and blouse for a day in a 1950s classroom.

    With detailed accessories and a section on "necessary unmentionables," you'll find everything you need to take your doll on trip through the past. Joan Hinds delivers clear instructions and detailed illustrations making these outfits easy to sew and using and reusing the designs is simple with a CD-ROM of printable patterns.

    $46.99
    $44.99
  • Honk! Beep! Vroom!

    Beginner-friendly instructions give you the green light for stitching eight cool cars and trucks complete with moving parts--such as a dump truck that lifts and dumps through a flap that opens and closes. Fun to roll and race, the vehicles are about 330 mm long and 180 mm high (including wheels). Make way for speeding crochet!

    • Create a variety of vehicles, including a police car, taxicab, convertible and school bus
    • Use readily available craft materials to attach wheels that actually turn
    • Find alternative instructions for making huggable stuffies without moving parts for naptime cuddling

    $32.99