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  • 20 to Knit: Pocket Pets

    For knitters of all abilities, Sachiyo Ishii offers 20 lovely projects including a baby penguin, a koala bear, a guinea pig and a squirrel. All the projects are accompanied by clear, easy-to-follow patterns and photography. There is a useful page of basic techniques at the start of the book, including making up, stuffing and simple, decorative surface stitching.

    These lovely mini knits are all bursting with character and feel extra soft and snuggly. All the projects are exquisitely designed and very easy to make. They make perfect gifts and will delight young and old alike.

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    $13.99
  • 6000+ Pullover Possibilities

    Melissa Leapman takes the most basic pattern and shows knitters how to customize it using every possible sleeve, neckline or body shape in yarn weights from Super Fine to Bulky and from sizes XS to 4XL. The result is more than 6000 interchangeable sweater combinations to fit every need and personal preference.

    From saddle shoulder long sleeves to raglan bell sleeves, scoop necks to Henley plackets or straight silhouettes to empire waistlines, endless design possibilities showcased in this one book. Edge treatments, pocket options and finishing instructions are included for the most personalizable approach to sweater making ever published.

    Step-by-step instructions, easy-to-read charts and brightly coloured individual sample pieces are all efficiently combined for an easy-to-follow guide to giving any knitted pullover pattern a personal touch. Now in paperback!

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    $37.99
  • Abstract Acrylics

    Waltraud Nawratil shows you how to combine a love for nature with a passion for expressive abstract painting. The reader will learn how to use acrylics, watercolours or airbrushing, as well as natural materials such as sand, bark and leaves, to create captivating pictures full of colour and vitality.

    There is a wealth of stunning abstract pieces by Waltraud which will provide inspiration for more experienced painters as well as the beginner. The book covers the variations through the seasons, teaching the reader to see the natural world with creativity and a fresh new perspective.

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    $36.99
  • Beyond the Battlefield

    From beloved design team Country Threads comes this collection of patterns inspired by quilts from the Civil War era. Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene's signature make-do style comes to life in 14 quilts, from small, simple tributes to larger quilts featuring hundreds of scrap fabrics.

    Projects are paired with period photographs and fascinating true stories of unsung heroines of the Civil War, from women who disguised themselves as soldiers to others who became doctors, nurses and even spies in order to serve. Whether you're a fan of traditional designs, Civil War fabrics or scrappy-to-the-max patterns, these stunning quilts are sure to inspire.

    $39.99
  • Big Book of Lap Quilts

    Get a whopping 51 patterns for the always-popular lap quilt – designs for every day, seasons, holidays and special days abound.

    Discover quilts from outstanding designers, including Country Threads, Kim Diehl, Amy Ellis, Sherri K. Falls, Joanna Figueroa, Jill Finley, Lynne Hagmeier, Kimberly Jolly, Nancy Mahoney, Me and My Sister Designs, Carrie Nelson, Pat Sloan, Cheryl Wall, Corey Yoder, and more!

    Lap quilts are the perfect size for so many occasions: cozy cuddling, creative decorating, gift giving and more. You'll lap up this versatile lap-quilt pattern collection – there are so many ways to use it!

    $44.99
  • Colourful Wayuu Bags to Crochet

    Colourful, functional and fun, these striking crocheted Wayuu bags have the best combination of features! Using the technique of tapestry crochet, there are ten stunning bags to make, all in excitingly bold colourways and designs, with the characteristic woven shoulder straps and drawstring cords. Some of the bags are also embellished with pompoms and tassels. Using the traditional geometric patterns and shapes of the Colombian and Venezuelan Wayuu people, each bag is unique and you can make them in your own choice of colours.

    Tapestry crochet uses just one crochet stitch and is an easy technique to learn, and a section at the end of the book shows you how to make the beautifully braided straps and drawstrings. The braided straps could also easily be made on their own as trendy belts for trousers and skirts.

    Using very simple stitches, with easy-to-follow patterns and widely available 100% cotton yarns, these bags are too beautiful to resist – so pick up your yarn and hook and get started!

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    $26.99
  • Curls 3

    Curls 3 features marvellously flexible, wearable wraps that work with any weight of yarn, can be knit at any gauge, and look beautiful at any size.

    Knit them small and wear them as a cowl. Keep going to make a scarf. Do a bit more, and you've got a shawl. They form a wonderfully curved shape that drapes beautifully around your neck and shoulders and can be worn in lots of different ways.

    Use your favourite yarn, and knit at whatever gauge gives you the fabric you like best. You're in charge, you can't mess it up, and you're going to love the result.

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    $33.99
  • Draping

    Draping is the art of manipulating fabric directly on the dress form. It is the most creative way for a designer to turn design ideas into reality.

    Start by learning the basics, including how to use a dress form and how to prepare the muslin for draping. You will then move on to learn how to drape basic bodices, including a range of darts and necklines, and also basic skirts, and finally dresses. Each lesson in the book is illustrated in meticulous detail in a series of step-by-step photographs accompanied by photos from the catwalk.

    $79.99
  • Faerie Knitting

    The magic of storytelling and the magic of knitting woven together in original patterns inspired by each story.

    Featuring 14 original fairy tales, Faerie Knitting is an entrancing collection of stories of love and loss, trust and perseverance. Seamlessly woven into the plot of each tale is a magical garment or accessory inspired by the bravery and self-reliance of the tale’s heroine and brought to life through an imaginative and bespoke knit pattern.

    From the Blue Heron Shawl and the Love Never Ending Cowl, to the Three Wishes Mittens and Amulet Necklace, each project is as wearable as it is magical. Lush, atmospheric photography captures the enchanted faerie domain while beautifully rendered charts and instructions are well suited for beginner and advanced knitters alike.

    Presented in an elegant linen case with foil accents that evoke the fairy tale tradition, Faerie Knitting is a rare gift for creators – and lovers – of magic.

    $44.99
  • Kawaii Origami

    Kawaii and origami are two art forms beloved by millions around the globe . With Kawaii Origami, you get 50 sheets of origami paper and 25 kawaii-style origami projects with step-by-step instructions – all in one pack.

    This pack is ideal for the beginner origami artist looking to make super cute origami pieces, from an origami ice cream cone to origami cats. In addition to popular characters, you will be able to produce origami houses, sweets, sushi and more.

    About the Author Chrissy Pushkin is a popular YouTube artist that launched the website Paper Kawaii in 2010. Her videos have received more than 50 million views since she launched. Her origami trash bin received 3 million views alone. Based in Australia, the social media star has a very healthy following.

    $27.99
  • Maggie Grey's WOWbook 3

    Maggie Grey's WOWbook 3 features some wonderful artists.

    • Margaret Beal wields her soldering iron
    • Carol Coleman builds up a panel with machine embroidery
    • Jan Evans introduces foam printing techniques
    • Maggie Grey is whizzing away with her embellisher machine and hand felting punch
    • Adele Thomas and Dee Priest Solar cover some great possibilities that solar reactive film offers and show how the resulting prints can be used
    • Cas Holmes is the star of the interview section

    $44.99
  • Make Animals

    Create amazing felted animals so real that you'll want to pay a visit and talk to them. Breathtaking. Beautiful animals that seem to breathe. Their eyes are majestic and wild, yet they possess an aura of gentleness. This is the amazing world of Yoshinobu and the whole creative process he uses to give life to his animal friends.

    The book includes a gallery of the astonishing work of Japan's top felting artist with a basic tools and techniques section and step-by-step instructions on how to make four of these animal friends – polar bear hand puppet, blue-footed booby broach, cat broach, Japanese monkey figure. Recommended for advanced needle felters.

    $24.99