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  • CHME
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    Talented knitting designer Jody Long will show you how to decorate your home with a range of contemporary knitted projects.

    This book starts with an introduction to basic techniques so that the first project will be a breeze and includes instructions for larger items including a tea cosy, table set, wall hangings, throws, rugs, baskets and cushions of varying shapes and sizes.

    There are contemporary and stylish projects that will add style to every room.
  • Love Coloured Pencils - Paperback - 9780857626127
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    Esteemed artist Vivian Wong shows you how to realise the true potential of making art using colouring pencils with this interactive and beautifully presented journal.

    She explains how to create luscious drawings that sing off the page and reveals all the methods that will help you make something stunning. Stunningly illustrated, she reveals a host of practical techniques to master using a back-to-basics approach.

    She'll even show you how to blend, crosshatch and gradate colours. You can then practise these newfound skills by copying them into the templates provided. With lots of cute artwork, this is a great guide for helping you get awesome at drawing.
  • How to Make Your Own Soap - Paperback - 9781908974235 - Sally Hornsey
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    Using traditional methods that incorporate both moisturising oils and butters, How to Make Your Own Soap presents readers with a wealth of soap recipes - in traditional bars, liquid or cream form.

    Including step-by-step instructions, stunning photographs and even packaging ideas for gifting your new creations to friends and family, the book teaches how to make soaps from scratch using natural products rather than purchasing commercial alternatives.

    A creative and health-promoting hobby, soap making is a hot new trend amongst hobbyists that shows no signs of slowing.
  • HMBT
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    Cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton show how, using only natural ingredients, you can make skincare and haircare products easily at home.

    Truly inspirational, the products can be made using just a few basic materials and some kitchen equipment. The first part of the book looks at the things you will need to make the cosmetic projects; while the second includes 37 recipes for the face, body and hair, plus suggestions for adaptations.

    Including step-by-step instructions for home-made face and body scrubs, cleansers, toners, hand creams, body butters and bath bombs, the projects cater for all skin and hair types. It even includes ideas on how you can package them.
  • KNTP
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    Danielle Holke's Knits & Pieces is a comprehensive, illustrated miscellany that looks over the origins of one of the world's most popular crafts - knitting.

    Anyone who loves this hobby will find the facts in this entertaining history fascinating. Danielle explains all of the useful, not-so-useful, historical and humorous elements of the craft. She reveals how knitting brings about optimism and even tells all about knitting graffiti and yarn-bombing.

    She also looks at the revival led by bloggers, podcasts, celebrities and social media and how there is now a truly international knitting community.
  • PRPP
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    This beautifully photographed paper craft book takes you through 20 easy-to-make and inspiring pom-pom decorations that will transform your home, garden or celebration.

    You can discover lots of creative and imaginative pom-pom ideas - from huge, floating 'cloud' pom-poms that hang from the ceiling to centrepieces, cake decorations and party favours.

    With easy step-by-step instructions, as well as tips and suggestions, this will help you quickly gain the skills needed to create the projects and variations on them.
  • MNKW
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    Suitable for all skill levels, Mini Knitted Woodland is bursting with cute and easy knitting patterns for animals, birds and other critters you would find living in a forest.

    There are 27 animals to knit and they all come with step-by-step instructions. The techniques you'll need to make the cute projects are also highlighted, complete with easy-to-follow illustrations.

    From badgers to bears and stags to squirrels, this is quite simply a magnificent animal-themed book. You can even knit together a forest floor mat to provide a backdrop to your scene.
  • Crocheted Throws and Wraps - Paperback - 9781782494867 - Melody Griffiths
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    This book is bursting with ideas for warm, beautiful and special throws and wraps that you can crochet by yourself. Among the other items featured are blankets, throws and coverlets.

    There is a comprehensive techniques section so you can master the art of crochet and these are followed by instructions for easy-to-follow patterns. The styles range from 'vintage' to 'around the world' and can be displayed in a variety of stunning colours.

    Suitable for all levels of crocheter, every one of the 25 projects is beautiful and there are even 10 extra ideas for smaller items including bed covers and pillows.
  • SPCF
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    Upcycle things you find lying around the home - including old hangers and eggshells - into something stylish with the craft projects featured in Supercraft.

    From the experts at DK and compiled by designer Sophie Pester, this book includes 52 projects ranging from jewellery and accessories to home decoration and furniture.

    All the projects can be easily completed in one weekend, making them even more fun to complete.
  • MCWO
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    Kirsten Burke's Secrets of Modern Calligraphy is an inspirational workbook that will help you develop your love of lettering.

    Ideal for beginners, it shows you how to master the art of the nib and showcases all the methods and practices that Kirsten presents in her acclaimed workshops. After you've built up your writing skills with a nib pen, she then presents a variety of easy-to-follow and enjoyable projects that will help your build your calligraphy confidence.

    This book even contains seven removable art cards for you to complete and treasure. It's a part how-to book and also bursting with brilliant projects for any creatives.
  • SCFT
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    This craft book will help you learn how to sew, craft and make all sorts of fabulous gifts and accessories with felt.

    A great material to work with as it doesn't fray when cut and comes in all kinds of colours, this book has 35 projects for you to make, ranging from bunny brooches to feather headbands and hedgehog phone cases.

    With chapters dedicated to accessories, gifts, homeware and celebrations, all the projects have step-by-step instructions and are complemented by illustrations. They're suitable for all abilities.
  • Love to Sew Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781782215424
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    This is a lovely two-book set for those who enjoy sewing and creating beautiful projects. It contains two Love to Sew books covering little bags and purses and quilted covers and cosies.

    Little Bags & Purses by Saskia Abel is full of charming and colourfully designed bags for you to makes and also contains essential items such as key rings, phone covers and glasses cases. All have step-by-step instructions, full-size templates and there's even a handy techniques section (ranging from easy to more technically advanced) at the front of the book to help you on your way to making something stunning.

    Quilted Covers & Cosies by Book People favourite Debbie Shore has 18 projects that sewers of all abilities will want to make. This book starts with Debbie introducing basic quilting, binding and applique techniques and explaining which materials you will need. After this you will be able to make projects that range from egg cosies and mug hugs to sewing machine and toaster covers. All of them are accompanied by clear, step-by-step photographs.
  • BKAR
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    Repurpose and upcycle your old books into things that are new, attractive and inspiring by following the tips and hints in Clare Youngs' book. There are 35 incredible projects to make including greetings cards, stationery, animals and display scenes.

    Clare celebrates how much typography and vintage artwork adds to projects and explains how book pages add colour, patterns and texture to her incredible designs: the illustrations in children's books add charm to papier-mache dolls, while maps and atlases are perfect for notebooks and greetings cards.

    The designs all come with step-by-step instructions (plenty with illustrations) and make use of a variety of crafting techniques including quilling, collage and decoupage. It also includes a techniques section for first-time crafters.
  • CLAG
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    Cut, colour and paste your way to creative heaven with this fantastic book from the designer, Lizzie Lees.

    Inviting you to create collage projects ranging from cityscapes and travel journals using holiday snaps to glitter-filled cards for friends, the book also contains hints and tips for starting your collage and reveals which pages are best to colour, cut out, customise, draw on and embellish.

    There are perforated pages so your finished masterpieces can be displayed with pride and there are also stickers and pages with gatefolds to help you create your own collage carnival!
  • BWAT
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    If you want to start painting or are looking to hone your skills, Beginner's Watercolour will inspire you to pick up a brush and a palette in order to create your own masterpieces.

    Suitable for all ages, it will show you the basics of painting with watercolour - from building up washes to mixing colours and creating the impressions of light and shade. There is also advice on how you can use effects such as spattering, sponging and stippling.

    A brilliant book bursting with advice for all those who want to paint - whether you're interested in portraying landscapes, still lives or people.
  • MNDL
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    Mandalas are big at the moment, and we just made them even bigger! Artist and pattern-maker Jane Snedden Peever has created a gorgeous collection of richly elaborate mandalas, each one hand-drawn on a specific mindful theme. Furthermore, these mandalas are supersized, made bigger for more colouring, and making a larger and more impressive addition to your wall. Whether your choice of media is colouring pens, pencils, pastels or watercolour, you will be inspired by the beautiful creations in this book. Giant Mandalas makes an ideal gift or self-purchase for anyone seeking hours of colouring calm.
  • ARPT
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    If you've always dreamed of painting or if you just want to hone your creative skills further, Artist's Painting Techniques is a book that will help you explore art with watercolours, oils and acrylics.

    A book that encourages you to discover your own style and grow as an artist, it starts with the basics of painting such as developing your observational skills and learning how to draw and then gradually progresses to working with the different types of paint.

    It will explain everything you need to know about tone, colour, pattern, brushwork and composition and build your confidence. It also has inspiring advice from practising artists and will take you through a range of projects that will hone your skills, step by step.
  • Hello Crafting Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781910231463
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    Say 'hello' to a brand new hobby with this three-book collection of craft titles - you'll be hooked in no time!

    Crafting is becoming more and more popular by the day and this set of books provides the perfect introduction to crochet, sewing and knitting for novice crafters - as well as a wealth of inspiration for experts.

    Packed with step-by-step instructions for 45 individual project patterns to sew, knit and crochet, this collection of full-colour books will have readers hooked and making beautiful gifts for friends and family in no time at all.
  • CBOT
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    All of these cute animals live on the island of Shady Bay and have a role to play. There's Ronnie the bear who is the island's ranger, canine brothers Archie and Boris who build the homes and Whimsie the bunny who has a very wild imagination...

    You can crochet these amazing characters and many more with the 25 projects featured in this easy-to-follow book. The toys are suitable for children of all ages and the patterns can be made by anyone from beginners to experienced crafters.

    Once completed, these adorable and original animal toys will become friends for life.
  • CT0590
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    Colouring for grown-ups is one of the most popular activities around right now and this big gift box contains not only six high-quality colouring pencils and a sharpener but also a large Botanical Patterns colouring book and a smaller wordsearch and colouring book. A wonderful way to find mindfulness!

    Dimensions: 330 x 235mm
  • AN0413
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    With exclusive designs by Angela Porter and Richard Merritt, this cool box of colouring contains a book full of 100 tear-out animal and mandala images to fill in, a tutorial DVD with advice for beginners and those at an advanced level, and a 20-pocket portfolio to showcase your finished masterpieces.

    The set also comes with 24 colouring pencils to help you on your way! One of the books even has perforated bookmarks and a colour wheel chart.

    Contents: 100 mandala and animal images, tutorial DVD starring Angela Porter, 20-pocket portfolio, 24 colouring pencils

    Box dimensions: 260 x 310mm. pb, 214 pages
  • KFTH
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    Inspired by traditional knitting, Hilary Grant's patterns offer a more contemporary slant on Nordic designs and in Knitting from the North she shows you how to make a host of cosy hats, gloves, scarves and jumpers.

    There are 30 colourful hand-knitted projects (two stunning jumpers and various ideas for hats and mittens) featured in the book and they all have clean and simple shapes that ensure that pattern and colour are always at the forefront. Hilary share her inspiration for each pattern and even gives advice on choosing the right yarn.

    Every project follows a pattern with a mitten, hat and scarf variation - meaning you'll soon have a whole winter wardrobe full of accessories.
  • CT0670
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    A gorgeous gift for colouring fans, not only does this handmade wooden box include a colouring book packed with artwork (including exclusive designs) from Angela Porter and Richard Merritt but also 24 pencils, a tutorial DVD for novices and experts and stationery including a compass, protractor and ruler.

    Contents: Colouring book, tutorial DVD, CD, 24 pencils, blending and sketching pencils, sandpaper block, pencil sharpener, eraser, set square, protractor, ruler, compass.
    Box dimensions: 235 x 330mm, pb, 214 pages
  • CRBG
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    Using vibrant colours and easy-to-follow techniques, Emma Friedlander-Collins presents a functional collection of bags to crochet in this exciting craft book.

    Fun and functional, among the designs are an Aztec shoulder bag made in tapestry crochet and a strawberry handbag. There are also ideas for totes, holdalls and duffle bags. Emma even includes ideas for smaller items like a glasses case, a pencil case and a tablet holder.

    The techniques section covers all the basic stitches and will show you how to master tapestry crochet. It also includes advice on lining your bag and suggestions for variations to make each design your own.