Needle & Craft Sale

  • 100 Ideas That Changed Street Style

    100 Ideas that Changed Street Style is a look-by-look dissection of the key ideas that changed the way we dress – from the middle of the 20th century to the present day – explaining the most iconic items of clothing and how they were worn, what the look was born of, its cultural background, how it was received, and how it still resonates in fashion today.

    The modern wardrobe owes its development not just to fashion designers in Paris or Milan but also to gangs and movements brought together by a shared appreciation of music, sport or a particular underground culture, and a certain style that defines membership.

    These styles have rocked establishments, created stereotypes, expressed social division as much as they have united people, entered the language, spread around the world, and, above all, transformed dress for a wider public.

    $39.99
    $19.99
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Common Thread

    Explore a life lived in stitches and witness the aesthetic evolution of a treasured quiltmaking artist.

    Revel in this dazzling self-curated collection of Gwen Marston's more than five-decade passion for quiltmaking. From her early pieces inspired by Mennonite quilts to her innovative work with appliqué and texture to her exploration of modern design, Gwen's aesthetic has remained a glorious marriage of freedom in construction, expert use of unexpected colours and negative space and happy design surprises.

    See more than 80 quilts representing more than 40 years and a variety styles – all united by a common thread: the artist Gwen Marston.

    $49.99
    $27.99
  • A World of Artist Journal Pages

    Dawn Sokol features more than 1000 new, captivating pages from artists across the globe.

    Lists of techniques and materials used for each page, plus behind-the-scenes interviews, give readers a glimpse inside the minds of new and established artists, making this a stimulating compilation sure to inspire beginners and seasoned art journalers alike.

    $29.99
    $17.99
  • 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
  • Adventures in Mixed Media Art

    Adventures in Mixed Media Art is a guidebook for beginning your mixed-media adventure. Starting with a few motivational readings, not only will you harness the creative energy you already have, you'll also learn how to keep that energy flowing.

    Then it's time to jump right in by creating an art journal using guided mixed-media techniques. This journal will be the ideal place to practice your hand lettering, and basic painting and collage techniques. When you're ready, you'll move outside the journal to create canvas paintings, collages and assemblage pieces.

    • 20 mixed-media projects
    • Learn techniques such as hand lettering, embossing, mark making, mixed-media portrait painting and more
    • Upcycle your less-than-stellar pieces into pieces you'll be proud to display!

    $39.99
    $17.99
  • African Inspirations in Embroidery

    A leading embroiderer with a lifelong love and understanding of African culture, Mary Sleigh translates the many striking images of that magnificent continent into breathtaking textile art.

    There's advice on researching traditional African patterns, creating original designs, using colour, and incorporating pattern and texture, as well as case studies of textile artists.

    $32.99
    $14.99
  • Alternative Art Journals

    Alternative Art Journals shows how to create personal and unique journals. You will break free from the bound, white pages of the traditional sketchbook in favour of more customized formats and unconventional approaches.

    • 10 step-by-step demonstrations explore an exciting mix of techniques for crafting art journals in a variety of formats, ranging from scrolls and decks of cards to box assemblages and wearable charms
    • Inventive prompts help get you started and inspire you to approach collecting your creativity in new ways
    • A gallery of ideas for original art journal creations

    You will learn to incorporate art into your daily life and embark on a thrilling journey to self-expression.

    $42.99
    $14.99
  • 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
  • Amy Butler's Little Stitches for Little Ones

    Discover 20 colourful contemporary projects for the nursery and beyond. Make a wrap blanket, imaginative plush toys, bright nappy bags, handy travel bibs, comfy clothes and much more.

    Pattern sheets are neatly tucked into a folder on the inside cover while lay-flat spiral binding makes for easy reference while sewing. Beautiful photos inspire while illustrations and simple instructions explain the techniques.

    Amy also shares tips on choosing baby-friendly fabrics and includes a comprehensive techniques section glossary and resource guide. Designed for babies 0 to twelve months and their mothers.

    $34.99
    $17.99
  • 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
  • Assembled

    Assembled features 25 contemporary assemblage art projects. Each project is shown through the transformation of a group of found objects into finished sculpture with accompanying instructions on project inspiration, assemblage methods and bonding techniques.

    The projects are disassembled to their very core to reveal not just the easily identifiable elements used in their creation, such as a tennis racket, thermos or bicycle frame, but also every screw, bolt, thread, rope or wire used to assemble them.

    The text accompanying each piece comes from the artist and offers a unique insight into the creation and character of each individual sculpture. These charming background stories describe the journey from seemingly random found objects to a finished, named creation, and are followed with precise instructions on how each piece is put together. A list of individual components and tools used completes the "recipe".

    $39.99
  • Atlas of Miniature Adventures

    Discover the world's smallest adventures with this beautifully illustrated journey around the world.

    Explore seven continent maps and learn about the best small-scale adventures on Earth – whether you' re taking a ride on the world's largest miniature railway, sending a letter with the world's smallest post office or cruising coral reefs with the smallest seahorse, this book brings together best miniature adventures from the four corners of the globe.

    Recommended for ages 8+.

    $14.99
    $6.99