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Top 10 Best Craft Books for Homemade Masterpieces

With the art of craft, you can create gorgeous gifts, fashionable furnishings, quirky cards and so much more! These brilliant books provide straightforward advice on tools, techniques and materials, and provide a plethora of wonderful craft projects to get stuck into.

1. Supercraft

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Sophie Pester

This book contains 52 creative craft projects, from jewellery and accessories to home decoration and furniture. They can easily be completed in one weekend, meaning you can achieve rewarding results quickly. Plus, you needn't go and buy expensive crafting materials, as you can upcycle the things you find lying around your home! Create your new favourite mug, dancing flowers, rainbow clothes hangers and more.


2. Scissors, Paper, Craft

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Christine Leech

Create 30 quirky and beautiful items from the ostensibly humble material of paper with this accessible guide, from rippling fish mobiles to a birdhouse that holds paperclips and has post-it note tiles on the roof! Paper is both affordable and extremely versatile, and is therefore incredibly useful for the crafter. Once you've mastered the basics, move on to more advanced paper projects with special techniques, like bookbinding to create Japanese-style notebooks.


3. Woodland Craft

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Ben Law

Discover the incredible diversity of craft products made from materials sourced directly from the woods, including brooms, chairs, fencing, yurts and even a caravan! The items are hewn from freshly-cut green wood, shaped by hand and instilled with a natural, rustic beauty. Detailed instructions and advice are given for each project, as well as essential information about tools and devices. Also learn about the fascinating history and traditions of the crafts.


4. Craft Show & Sell

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Jayne Torie

Find out how to take your brand forward with tutorials and inspiring profiles of successful crafters. Step into the workspaces of those who have turned their craft into a successful business model, whatever their particular expertise. Try out a range of projects to help rejuvenate your craft space, with tips on how to sell online, at crafts fairs, markets, pop-up events and in shops. Create a personality-driven brand and analyse your results effectively.


5. Paper Craft

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Discover 50 amazing paper craft projects with this stunning book, filled with inspiring ideas for creative cards, pretty paper flowers, gorgeous decorations and lots more. Learn the art of paper-craft techniques, including origami, paper-cutting, quilting and more, all with a contemporary twist. With step-by-step instructions and photographs to help you at every stage, you'll be making incredible craft creations in no time.


6. Parachute Cord Craft

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Samantha Grenier Pepperell

Lightweight paracord was originally used for parachute suspension lines during World War II, and has even been used to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. However, it can also be used for amazing crafts! Discover 22 inventive projects for making jewellery, lanyards, dog collars and more. Tie clever knots, get practical advice on tools and materials, learn the correct way to fuse the ends of your cord, and experiment with jewellery using this brilliant book.


7. Paper Craft Foldies - Arty Crafty

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Gemma Cooper

Make a variety of paper crafts with this perfect paper-craft bible. Discover five fun origami projects, create cute gifts, produce beautiful home decor, fashion fun games and discover gorgeous patterned paper to use in your projects again and again! There are plenty of projects to design and colour, and you can customise your creations with adorable stickers, too!


8. The Princess Craft Book

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Laura Minter

Complete gorgeous princess projects with this magical craft book, which features all the sparkles and sequins you could ever desire! Cut, stick, sew and paint your way into an ice princess's world, from the clothes she wears to the puppets and snow globe she plays with. Projects include a heart handbag and charm, a secret castle trinket box, a white princess cape, a princess tutu and three quick crowns to make the princess in your life feel truly royal!


9. Pearl Lowe's Vintage Craft

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Pearl Lowe

Create an authentic vintage feel in your home with Pearl Lowe's expert advice and straightforward craft projects. This gorgeous book includes 50 step-by-step projects, divulges the secrets of sewing, painting, upcycling and crafting, features a how-to guide to sourcing vintage treasures and a little black book of the best shops and suppliers. Produce classic creations including dyed lace window panels, vintage bunting, aprons, mirrors and more with this extensive book.


10. Wood, Craft, Love!

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Peg Couch

Join the fashionable trend of upcycling with a hot new technique: chalk-finish paint. Create modern, stylish masterpieces with 20 home decor projects you can complete in one weekend or less. With inexpensive wood products and straightforward instructions, you can create storage units, device holders, wall art, ornaments, candlesticks and more, all with a contemporary yet authentic feel.