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  • Basketry Basics

    This easy, accessible and fun approach to basketmaking offers instructions for 18 beautiful and useful baskets. Beginning with simple basket designs and progressing to more-advanced techniques, you build new skills with each project.

    The practical projects include a market basket, square-to-round storage basket, spiral twill basket, catch-all bathroom basket, cat-head bowl and many others. Instructions for adding embellishments, colour and shaping are included to help new basketmakers turn a project into a personal treasure. A chart for designing your own market baskets in six different sizes is invaluable, and photos of work by today’s top basketmakers serve as inspiration.

    This book is the ideal guide for anyone interested in learning to make hand-built baskets.

    $45.99
  • Bead Jewelry 101

    Bead Jewelry 101 teaches you everything you need to know to create beautiful jewellery with beads.

    • The Basics walks you through all the tools, materials and basic construction techniques you'll use for the projects – accompanying online videos capture the techniques in action
    • The Projects are organized by various findings, or jewellery elements, so you'll learn new techniques and build new skills with every piece you make with full-colour, step-by-step instructions and photos with beautiful variations to inspire you to create your own designs

    $22.99
  • Beginner's Guide to Tunisian Crochet

    Tunisian crochet is a great way of producing stunning creative textiles and in this gorgeous book Emma Guess will show you how. Offering the perfect challenge for seasoned and new crocheters alike, Emma takes you from the absolute basics of Tunisian crochet. She then demonstrates how to develop your skills to create unique designs and textures.

    Accompanied by clear, step-by-step photography you’ll learn the basic stitches, then how to combine stitches and colour changes to create exciting new textures. There are three easy projects to practise your new skills, followed by ten stylish and modern projects for you to create. You can make a beautiful chunky blanket, a pair of mittens and matching scarf, a stylish shoulder bag, a chevron cushion and more. Emma’s unique style is fun, exciting and instantly alluring and these sleek and sophisticated projects will complement your home and make lovely gifts.

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    $26.99
  • Bowl Me Over

    Stitch 'em up, pile 'em high, and enjoy! These sweet little pillows are irresistibly fun to stitch! Thirty petite bowl fillers are a snap to make with Debbie Busby's easy wool-appliqué techniques, embroidery stitches and finishing steps.

    With a folk-art flair that encourages creativity, you can welcome guests, delight family and friends, and add sweet touches to your decor – simply assemble, arrange, admire and adore! Or fill them with crushed walnut shells and use them as pincushions instead. Wool-and-cotton cuties in seven heart-warming categories require only scraps of fabric, bits of thread, fibrefill stuffing and embellishments you may already have on hand.

    $34.99
  • Build a Bag Book & Templates: Backpacks

    The 15 designs are created using the full-size rigid template contained within the book. It is easy-to-use, durable, reusable, wipe-clean and perfect for fussy cutting, plus it is simple to position and use there is no need to pin it.

    The backpacks are made using different techniques, pockets, straps and fastenings to create 15 very different results. But why stop there? The template can also be used for your own design variations. As you mix and match the techniques covered within the book, Debbie gives advice on how to adapt and create your own unique designs.

    Each project in the book is explained using Debbie’s friendly style and easy-to-follow step-by-step photography, and there is also a comprehensive techniques section and a guide to using the template.

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    $39.99
  • Build a Bag Book & Templates: Satchels

    The 15 designs are created using the full-size rigid template contained within the book. It is easy-to-use, durable, reusable, wipe-clean and perfect for fussy cutting, plus it is simple to position and use there is no need to pin it.

    The satchels are made using different techniques, pockets, straps and fastenings to create 15 very different results. But why stop there? The template can also be used for your own design variations. As you mix and match the techniques covered within the book, Debbie gives advice on how to adapt and create your own unique designs.

    Each project in the book is explained using Debbie’s friendly style and easy-to-follow step-by-step photography, and there is also a comprehensive techniques section and a guide to using the template.

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    $39.99
  • Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves

    Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves presents an updated take on a favourite cool weather accessory with classic patterns like Fair Isle, Aran, cables and knit-and-purl, all knitted using Japanese charts and techniques. Among the 21 patterns in this book you'll find:

    • Fair Isle-patterned gloves with lacy cuffs
    • A pair of slouchy, lightweight arm warmers
    • Cozy picot-finished gloves with loop-stitched cuffs
    • Elegant beaded mohair cuffs
    • And more!

    The colourful patterns and classy neutrals offer something for every personal style and level of coziness. A few basic lessons aimed at those who already have some knitting experience and a step-by-step guide to the Japanese knitting symbols help simplify the process.

    $12.99
  • Edward's Menagerie: 50 Animals to Crochet

    Kerry Lord's new collection contains 50 crochet animal patterns brings many more of your favourite animals to life using the popular amigurumi crochet technique.

    Ever wondered how Lucy the Hare takes her tea, the kind of car James the Meerkat drives or what Donna the the Reindeer does for a living? Then dive into this book and explore all your favourite animals from around the world. The designs are suitable for complete beginners to advanced crocheters and each animal pattern includes a full character story and step-by-step technical instructions.

    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, Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium and Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium. She lives in Rugby in the UK with her husband, children and dog.

    $29.99
  • Fair Isle Knitting

    Fair Isle knitting has a timeless appeal, and is celebrated all over the world for its beautiful patterns and distinctive motifs. Using just two colours in each row you can create a myriad of different patterns that are deceptively easy to achieve. In this definitive guide, expert knitting designer and best-selling author Monica Russel teaches you the essential skills of this traditional colourwork technique and provides all the inspiration you need to create stunning Fair Isle patterns of your own.

    The book includes:

    • A fascinating history of Fair Isle knitting, and takes a close look at the yarns, needles and other tools you need to get started in colourwork
    • Step-by-step instructions on the key techniques for creating Fair Isle patterns, including choosing colours and using charts, all illustrated with step-by-step photographs and an abundance of colourful examples
    • A stunning collection of pattern swatches provides inspiration and instruction for over 45 borders, patterns and motifs, all accompanied by a written pattern, chart and examples in various colourways
    • 14 items to knit, ranging from a simple hat to a stunning dress and waistcoat

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    $39.99
  • Gingermelon's Embroidered Animals

    An exquisite collection of toy sewing patterns to make stuffed animals to treasure, from popular toy designer Gingermelon.

    These stunning dolls are easy to sew and then embellish with simple hand embroidery stitches to beautiful effect. The dolls and their cute outfits all use small amounts of fabric, so are great for using up scraps.

    With step-by step instructions and full guidance on the embroidery stitches and full-size pattern pieces to trace from the page, this super-accessible book will help you make future heirlooms that will stay in the family for generations.

    $39.99
  • Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds

    Kaffe has chosen to show off his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favourite medallion quilt blocks.

    Photographed on location at the world-famous Hidcote Manor Garden in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, these delectable quilts find their perfect setting among the brilliant flower borders, avenues of trees and stunning architectural features that make Hidcote one of the most visited gardens in the UK. Assisted by his team of designers and makers, Kaffe has created an exquisite and varied range of 19 medallion designs, among them:

    • The rich Berry Ice Cream quilt, photographed in Hidcote's world famous Red Border
    • The dramatic Dark Gameboard, photographed against the geometric precision of Hidcote's famous topiary hedges
    • The soft Flowery Jar, its pink and blue themed design echoing the colours of the flowers in Hidcote's early summer border

    The book includes all the basic instructional text, diagrams and templates to make the quilts, plus a section on basic patchwork techniques for less experienced quilters.

    $59.99
    $49.99
  • Knit Your Own Dog

    Knit your own dog from the new edition of a bestselling knitting classic featuring the best of Joanna Osborne and Sally Muir's designs. Join Joanna and Sally as they guide you through some of the world's most popular breeds, and introduce you to famous names and fun facts about each one.

    You can now knit your precious pet, reproduce your favourite breed or even knit the dog you have always desperately wanted. Knit Your Own Dog enables you to get the right set for your whippet's ears, the perfect amount of fluff for your rough collie's mane and the correct curl for your pug's tail, meaning all the dogs are as realistic as possible!

    $16.99
  • Mabel Bunny & Co.

    Who could resist these loveable toys and their babies? De-stress by snuggling up with Mabel Bunny and her friends, oversized crocheted toys, perfect for giant cuddles and little hands. Not just for children, the soft, chunky yarn and floppy limbs will appeal to al. Mabel makes a great reading companion and at about 70cm tall from head to paws, the animals sit comfortably on a shelf or at the end of your bed.

    As well as 15 different animals to crochet and love, including a dragon, a polar bear, a red panda and a pig, you can also make a mini Mabel, octopus and koala, which are 30–40cm tall. The projects are pitched at beginners to improvers and are suitable for someone who has mastered the basics of crochet. So be inspired, choose a pattern to start and be prepared to fall in love with this collection of adorable toys.

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    $36.99
  • Merrow Croft

    The beautiful colour pallet selected for this quilt was not random, but inspired by the shimmering tones of a summer sunset during Margaret Mew's travels to the village of Merrow, in Surrey England.

    Merrow Croft continues Margaret’s passion for Medallion Quilts. Here she combines her joy of hand piecing and hand appliqué once in a charming quilt in a fresh and pretty palette, but always with those splashes of her favourite teals and browns.

    As you approach this project (or any other project), Margaret encourages everyone to follow their instinct, your own individual tastes and colours. The goal, according to Margaret, is to bring your personal touch to the project to please you first!

    From Quiltmania with text in English and French. All instrucitons and full size templates are provided. Quilt dimensions: 220 x 220cm (87.5 x 87.5 inches)

    $39.99
  • Mery's Garden

    Sue Watters has been sewing since she was a child. In 2003, her love of fabric and sewing inspired her to open her own quilt shop which then led her into teaching. She loves antique quilts and this is often reflected in her own fabric choices and designs.

    From Quiltmania with text in English and French. All instrucitons and full size templates are provided. Quilt dimensions: 175 x 175cm (68.5 x 68.5 inches)

    $39.99