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    Sewing Machine Basics (Paperback)

    Jane Bolsover

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    Learn how to make the most from your sewing machine with Sewing Machine Basics: A Step-by-step Course for First-time Stitchers - an invaluable guide for those new to the joys of sewing.

    A comprehensive guide that takes the mystery out of the sewing machine, the book shows the easiest ways for beginners to use - and make the most of - one of them. Starting with an essential overview of the sewing machine, the book will show you how to thread it and wind bobbins and explain why tension is important and help you choose the right needles.

    There is also information on the basic sewing kit you will need, alongside advice on the best fabrics. The chapters eventually build into a complete sewing course, with instructions on how to make everything from cushion covers, lampshades, stylish accessories, bags and scarves.
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    Little Quilts (Paperback)

    Sarah Fielke & Amy Lobsiger

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    Doll-sized quilts can be completed quickly and inexpensively and even be made into cushion covers, runners or wall decorations. They can also be made as a trial or practice run for larger craft projects. Little Quilts from Sarah Fiekle and Amy Lobsiger features 15 projects for any quilter to complete.

    With step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions for each project, you'll soon be making a number of striking designs - and learning new sewing techniques and design concepts at the same time. A brilliant book for anyone interested in starting quilting, and for those who have established their skills and now want to elaborate on them.
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    HYHE

    Half Yard Heaven (Paperback)

    Debbie Shore

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    Debbie Shore's Half Yard Heaven: Easy Sewing Projects Using Left-Over Pieces of Fabric will show you how to use up all the scraps and oddments that are inevitably left over from previous projects or sold cheaply at fabric stores!

    Armed with just a sewing machine and basic kit, you could be making gorgeous projects in no time at all. Among the 26 projects are aprons, bags, padded coat hangers and wash bags. With basic techniques explained in a clear and concise manner, the book also features inspiring photography.
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    Lakeland Fells Collection - 7 Books (Collection)

    Alfred Wainwright

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    A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend, A. Wainwright.

    The pages have been freshly reproduced from the original artwork and then printed and bound to match the first-edition books as closely as possible. Completely unabridged or edited, the maps and text are just how Wainwright wrote them too.

    There simply is nothing quite like Wainwright's guides, and having been treasured by generations of keen walkers, this set makes a wonderful gift for a new enthusiast. Perfect for walkers and lovers of the Lakeland Fells, as well as those who simply love stunningly presented books.

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    Whether you want to say thank you or just want to pass a message on to a loved one, this collection of 30 greetings cards can help you say it in style.

    Stunning designs adorn every card and many cards are also left blank for you to fill in your own heartfelt or grateful messages. Sure to be appreciated by anyone lucky enough to receive them, these cards are simply beautiful!
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    The Supercar Book for Boys (Hardback)

    Martin Roach

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    Peel back the bodywork and head underneath the bonnet of some of the finest cars known to man in the Supercar Book for Boys!

    Sure to appeal to petrolheads of any age, this book includes an introductory chapter from Formula 1 legend David Coulthard and goes on to cover some of the most iconic vehicles of all time. Starting with the 1954 Mercedes Gullwing and racing through each decade since, the book pays particular attention to 10 of the game-changing cars that have defined the genre including those manufactured by Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Pagani, McLaren and Porsche.

    As well as the sheer beauty of these vehicles, the book also looks at their mechanics and ever-changing aesthetics, as well as how supercar technology has affected everyday cars. A great gift book that will tell you all you ever wanted to know about the best supercars of all time.
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    1,000 Dot to Dot Masterpieces (Paperback)

    Thomas Pavitte

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    The last 1000 Dot-to-Dot book we sold was a phenomenal favourite with Book People customers, proving that dot-to-dot puzzles are not just for children - and this one allows you to recreate some of the world's finest pieces of art!

    Created by the talented graphic designer Thomas Pavitee, the 20 masterpieces from the likes of Picasso, Van Gogh and Hokusai are rendered in 1000-dot line drawings that you can take your time completing - each of the drawings takes up to an hour to complete, and you can have fun working out which painting or drawing you're recreating while joining the dots.

    Extremely satisfying once finished, the pages are perforated so your completed works of art can be displayed anywhere you wish! this extra large book is sure to delight anyone as they unleash their inner artist.
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    50 Things to Draw (Paperback)

    Ed Tadem

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    Packed with helpful step-by-step projects for improving your artistry abilities, 50 Things to Draw walks you through 50 creative drawing projects to help you develop your freehand drawing skills so that you can master the art of sketching in no time.

    Whether you are an expert or amateur artist, this paperback book - filled with delightful illustrations to aid budding artists - will enhance the realism, flair and artistic depth of your creations, turning your doodles into stunning works of art. It will even tell you which pencils are most suitable for different types of shade, how to construct faces and much, much more...
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    Knitted Animal Hats (Paperback)

    Fiona Goble

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    Combining simple knitting techniques with soft, colourful yarn, you can create 35 fantastic, cute and cuddly animal hats with the help of the 35 unique designs in Knitted Animal Hats.

    From hats for tiny babies including Buzzy Bee, Tweet the Robin, and Rudy the Rabbit, to something cosy for the bigger little ones like Blizzard the Reindeer and Otto the Octopus, the superbly simple designs - with easy to follow instructions - are ideal for those who have just started knitting as their new hobby.

    With clear step-by-step instructions and photographs to help out with the all-important creature features, the book is the perfect partner for beginner knitters - or the more-experienced knitter who may be in need of a little inspiration.
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    SCFA

    Super-Cute Felt Animals (Paperback)

    Laura Howard

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    Create creatures from the land, the sea and air in Laura Howard's Super-Cute Felt Animals.

    Among the felt projects you will be able to make are fish, birds, zoo animals and woodland creatures, while there are also extras such as toadstools and acorns to help you set a familiar scene for your new friends. There are also domestic pet felt projects to delight fans of dogs and cats.

    There are projects for all skill levels, and each design has clear, illustrated step-by-step instructions. If you need to brush up on a stitch, there's a helpful techniques section, and there are lots of tips and tricks to make your animal creations really look special.
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    Kirstie's Christmas Crafts (Hardback)

    Kirstie Allsopp

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    Do you want to treat your friends and family to something extra special this Christmas time? Kirstie Allsopp can show you how to make home-made gifts that will dazzle everyone from your closest friend to those family members that you just never know what to buy for...

    Festive gifts, cards and decorations are all featured among the 50 projects in this hardback book and all of them have easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Suitable for all abilities, whether you prefer to make, bake or create, Kirstie's ideas will help you show the special people in your life just how much you care this Christmas.
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    Craft (Hardback)

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    From textile crafts to beadwork and soap making to glass work, Craft is the most comprehensive compendium on the market crammed with more than 50 contemporary projects and over 300 techniques for crafters of all abilities.

    Follow step-by-step photographs, simple text and advice on the tools and materials you need to create your own beautiful objects from a wide range of disciplines so you'll never be short of something wonderful to make. A huge range of crafts are given a modern twist guaranteed to whet the appetite of crafters of all levels. Full of inspiration and practical advice, Craft is the ideal bible for every crafter's bookshelf.
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    Learn to Knit, Love to Knit (Paperback)

    Anna Wilkinson

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    A very talented knitwear designer, newcomer Anna Wilkinson provides 20 stunning projects for the knitting novice in Learn to Knit, Love to Knit.

    With clear step-by-step instructions and brilliant photographs, the book also provides information on helpful techniques and tips. From a Detachable Lace Collar to an Eyelet Lace Top and a Textured Cape, this is a brilliant book for anyone who wants to start knitting, especially those who prefer to use circular needles.
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    Love to Sew Pack - 2 Books (Collection)

    Christa Rolf/Salli-Ann Cook

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    Full of gorgeous, inspirational and creative ideas, this two-book Love to Sew set is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to sew!

    The Pincushions book offers easy-to-follow and step-by-step instructions for a range of funny, quirky, whimsical and downright bizarre pincushions. By following these, you could be proudly displaying your pins in everything from a fried egg to a mini monster or even a voodoo doll - if you dare!

    Simple Patchwork Gifts offers stunningly simple projects that range from fashion accessories to table decorations, cosy quilts and many other gift ideas. Suitable for novices and experts, the book is packed with beautiful photographs of the completed projects too.

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    WSBS
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    Over 100 woodworking techniques from joints to finishing. With Woodwork Step by Step you can tackle every type of carpentry project with confidence- create a shelf, a coat rack or even a chair. In an age where household objects are mass produced, nothing beats working with wood to create a unique object you've built to last. This book makes woodwork simple, showing step-by-step how to master woodworking tools and techniques and gives woodwork plans that explain exactly how to get the perfect results. You'll be able to learn how do everything from preparing wood to planing and sanding and create anything from chopping boards to wine racks. A gallery of all the key woodworking equipment, materials and suitable woods means that you'll never be left puzzling over what to use to get started. This book assumes no knowledge and explains techniques in start-to-finish detail, so you can fast track through woodworking with accessible and easily achievable projects. Woodwork Step by Step is ideal for beginners at woodwork and DIY or old hands looking to dust off the cobwebs and start working in wood again (content previously published in The Woodwork Manual 9781405332064).
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    DTDA

    The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Animals (Paperback)

    Thomas Pavitte

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    So, do you still think that dot-to-dot is just for children? We think this book may change your opinion! The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Animals is full of mind-bending puzzles of creatures of the animal kingdom that any person with a steady hand (or a ruler) will love.

    Proven to improve cognitive development in both children and adults, the unique book - with each puzzle consisting of 1000 dots - features 20 amazingly satisfying depictions of incredible animals that will keep you guessing from the very first dot to the last.

    A massive book, both in size and in scope, it's perfect for passing the time or simply testing your skill and patience with puzzles, and the brilliant beasts are not only fun to line draw, but are also cool enough to put up on the wall!
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    ULCC
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    This is the collection anyone looking for a new hobby has been waiting for - the Book People's Ultimate Craft Collection! Available at an unbeatable price, the books offer step-by-step advice on everything from dressmaking to flower arranging, paper crafts and so much more.

    Written by the experts at DK, the books are sure to delight anyone with some creative flair. The step-by-step instructions and illustrations will give you all you need to make the most of your new hobby. A wide-ranging collection full of craft ideas, there are also books covering crochet, knitting, Christmas crafts, home crafts and stitches.

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    So, you thought dot-to-dot was just for children? Think again! Brain Games' Dot-to-Dot is full of mind-bending puzzles that any person with a steady hand (or a ruler) will love.

    Proven to improve cognitive development in both children and adults, Brain Games' Dot-to-Dot features more than 120 amazing puzzles that will keep you guessing from the first dot to the last.

    Animals, vehicles cool objects and much more are in no short supply in this fantastic book, great for long journeys, passing the time or simply testing your skill with puzzles!
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    Best 100-Mile Bike Routes (Hardback)

    Chris Sidwells

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    Considered by most the benchmark of success and prowess at cycling, 100 miles on two wheels is a timeless challenge. With the book, Best 100-Mile Bike Routes, readers are treated to unique and detailed information on the best routes the UK has to offer.

    Tried and tested by journalist and author Chris Sidwells, each 100-mile cycling route has been carefully put together and are inspired by the geography, people, events or classic sportive routes of the area. And with clear mapping, directions, statistics, points of interest, elevation levels and more, you'll have everything you need to enjoy your route - be it in the north of Scotland or on the south coast.

    Perfect for cyclists of all abilities, and providing details on training and equipment requirements, 100-Mile Bike Routes can make this benchmark milestone achievable for almost anyone.
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    BGOI
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    Nothing is quite what it seems in this brain-bending collection of optical illustions!

    From drawings that will trick your eyes into believing a flat surface is actually 3D to images that you have to look at twice, this Brain Games book takes you on an amazing journey that will challenge your powers of perception.

    The manipulations of space, depth, colour and form will keep you hooked as you dip in and out of this spiral-bound book and help keep your brain age young. With a mixture of images and photography throughout, this book is full of surprises.
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    ECWE

    Easy Crochet: Weekend (Paperback)

    Nicki Trench

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    Ideal for both beginners and more experienced crocheters, Easy Crochet: Weekend has 30 quick projects ranging from cushions and scarves to bags and hats that readers will love getting stuck in to.

    With a host of short crochet projects that can help and entertain you while away the weekend, the book contains step-by-step instructions and friendly text to help you with the projects. Among the book's highlights are Fingerless Mitts, a Felted Bag and a Spiral Table Mat - the perfect centrepiece for your next gathering!
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    Easy Knitting: Weekend (Paperback)

    Nicki Trench

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    Easy Knitting: Weekend shows how if you can knit a few basic stitches, you can create a whole range of fantastic projects for around the home and to wear.

    From hats and scarves to bags and cushions, the book has a huge range of gorgeous ideas to knit in a weekend. With step-by-step instructions for every project, the book is the ideal guide to knitting for beginners - and more experienced knitters - and among the highlights are Funky Phone Covers, Cable-trimmed Slippers and Bright Aran Cushions.
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    WISP
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    Shining a light on the quirkier side of Britain's favourite summer sport, this three-book set will delight any fan of cricket with its tales from around the world.

    A great complement to the annual Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - a bestseller year after year with the Book People - the three books celebrate the game in light-hearted fashion. Elk Stopped Play is an original and eccentric examination of the sport's worldwide appeal, focusing on the cricket's most extraordinary matches, greatest performances and strangest incidents.

    'What are the Butchers For?' provides cricket fans with a selection of famous quotes - from the poignant and timeless to those from people who just don't understand... W. G. Grace Ate my Pedalo is a funny book that looks through contemporary cricket events through a Victorian lens.

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    How to Enjoy the World Cup (Paperback)

    Chris England

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    The date 12 June 2014 was ingrained in the mind of every football fan this year as the World Cup, held in Brazil for the first time since 1950, kicked off.

    The world's top players battled it out for the ultimate prize and this book, written by comedy writer Chris England, will become an invaluable - and hilarious - keepsake of the feast of football that was on offer. From analysis of all 32 teams competing to a full tournament schedule and advice on how to recreate some of the classic football tricks, the book also offer little-known facts about 2014's host nation.

    The fun-filled book also has many football quizzes, recipe suggestions for the big game and advice on how to compile the perfect playlist.