Crafting Books

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Easy to Sew Flowers: Fabric Blooms to Sew and Show Off (Threads)
Easy to Sew Flowers: Fabric Blooms to Sew and Show Off (Threads)
Learn the secrets of making handmade fabric flowers with silk, lace, ribbon, and chiffon. This easy guide presents complete instructions for eight gorgeous flower accessories to brighten any wardrobe from neckline to shoes! These eight projects show you fun ways to use up your fabric stash, favourite fabrics, even zips. With multiple projects in every booklet, our 32-page Threads Selects booklets are a terrific value. Each booklet contains step-by-step instruction for pretty, clever projects that sewers and crafters of all levels can make in a weekend, a day, or even a few hours. Threads Selects booklets are available for sewing, knitting, crocheting, jewellery-making, cake decorating, and so much more all from the experts at Threads and The Taunton Press. You'll want to all kinds of new projects at this irresistible price!
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£5.99
Finger Puppets - Susie Johns
Finger Puppets - Susie Johns
Children of all ages will love these cute knitted finger puppets. They'll encourage creative play and storytelling, and are bound to become much-loved favourites in the toy box. You can choose from a variety of 12 friendly characters and animals. The puppets are fun and easy to make, and every project is accompanied by clear instructions describing how to achieve perfect results. You can follow them to the letter or use them as a basis for your own creations. In addition, a techniques section explains all the basic skills needed, making them suitable for experienced knitters and novices alike. Small and quick to knit, these designs are an ideal way of using up oddments of yarn and make perfect portable projects for knitters on the go.
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£5.99

How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner - Tina Barrett
How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner - Tina Barrett
This is the ultimate guide for the absolute beginner. For those with little or no knitting experience, this simple-to-learn, project-based book will start with the basics and take you through the initial stages of this fun and creative craft. Each technique is clearly explained and accompanied by a stylish project to make, so that you can put your newly acquired knowledge into practice. Demonstrate your new skills to friends and family with designs that include a hobo bag, beanie hat or clutch bag Beginners will learn all the essentials, from how to hold needles, cast on and off, make a tension swatch and form the basic knit and purl stitches, to how to knit stripes, cable, rib and lace, plus shape their knitting and add buttonholes. Clear step-by-step illustrations and beautifully shot photographs of the finished projects are included throughout, making it both practical and inspirational; the ideal book for want-to-be knitters!
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£7.99
Sweet & Simple Granny Squares: 7 Irresistible Crochet Projects
Sweet & Simple Granny Squares: 7 Irresistible Crochet Projects
The creative possibilities are endless! Large or small, colorful or neutral– the little granny square is the perfect choice for crafters with limited time and unlimited imaginations. Crocheters can take them along and work on them almost anywhere–and making them is highly addictive! In this booklet, readers will find basic granny square stitching instructions, plus six clever patterns built from granny squares. Make mini-squares into a pretty headband, stitch larger ones into boot toppers, create a mug cozy in just a few minutes, or settle in a make enough squares for a pillow cover or tote bag. The possibilities are truly limitless, and all of the projects have a colorful, retro vibe, that’s fun and stylish. Great for beginners...fun for accomplished crafters. Granny squares are a nice way to get started with crochet because they are quick, easy, and versatile. All the basic instructions are included and presented in a clear and easy-to-follow style.
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£5.99

Tea Cozies: 10 Fun Designs to Make
Tea Cozies: 10 Fun Designs to Make
What could be better than sitting down to a freshly brewed pot of tea after a hectic day or when enjoying the company of friends? Every tea lover should make time for this simple pleasure, rather than just dunking a teabag in a mug and gulping it down before rushing out of the door. So why not dust off that neglected teapot and brighten it up with one of these jolly knitted cozies? There are 10 to choose from, so you are sure to find one that suits, or make several and change them to match your mood. Every project is accompanied by clear instructions describing how to achieve perfect results, while the techniques section explains all the basic skills needed, making them suitable for experienced knitters and novices alike. Quick to knit, these designs are a fun way of using up oddments of yarn and make ideal portable projects for knitters on the go.
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£5.99
Fat Quarter Bags - Stephanie Prescott
Fat Quarter Bags - Stephanie Prescott
These seven handsome patchwork bags from Stephanie Prescott all have something in common: each is made using six fabric fat quarters. Most have been created in several versions to show what a dramatic difference the fabric selections can make. Each bag features a lining and interior pockets. Convenient cutting diagrams and information tables simplify each project.
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£9.99

Jolly Stuff - Linda Lum DeBono
Jolly Stuff - Linda Lum DeBono
Want things to look different at your house this Christmas? Let Linda Lum DeBono help you make the holidays simple, fun, modern, and fresh by surrounding yourself with happy fabrics in contemporary colours. Her very cool collection of sewing projects includes ornaments, tags, a banner, pillow, tree skirt, stockings, and table decor. The unexpected hues and fast appliques are just so much fun! 14 Projects: strip-pieced Peace quilt, ruffled table runner with applique hexagons, dove applique placemat, reindeer applique pillow, tree skirt (red felt with simple embroidery snowflakes and the words Hope, Joy, Noel, Peace), flower stocking, ruched stocking, dove stocking, J-O-Y banner, reindeer and flower tags, and owl, flower, and dove ornaments.
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£7.99
Little Felted Animals: Create 16 Irresistible Creatures with Somple Needle-Felting Techniques
Little Felted Animals: Create 16 Irresistible Creatures with Somple Needle-Felting Techniques
In Little Felted Animals, author Marie-Nöelle Horvath shows how to make the most adorable little miniature animals, using just a few simple tools and some wool roving. Featured animals include birds, bears, cats, dogs, mice, a fox, a sheep, a seal, and a bunny, and make great gifts or decorations. Beautifully photographed in their natural habitats, these 16 gorgeous creations will melt the heart of every crafter.
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£9.99

The Knitted Home: 12 Contemporary Projects to Make
The Knitted Home: 12 Contemporary Projects to Make
Give your home a room-by-room makeover with these beautiful knitted projects. Using pure wools, alpaca, mohair, cashmere, silk, cotton and bamboo, these versatile knits range from cozy and comforting to bright and fresh, but are always tactile and inviting. Snuggle up to soft and fleecy throws, brighten up a guest room with a new cushion cover or eat leisurely dinners with matching place mats and coasters.
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£5.99
99 Granny Squares to Crochet
99 Granny Squares to Crochet
Crochet these squares using worsted weight yarn, fine baby yarn, or chunky yarn. Depending on your mood, you can give a different look to every creation. There is no limit to what a granny square can become!
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£5.99

Decoupage: 17 Projects for You and Your Home
Decoupage: 17 Projects for You and Your Home
Decoupage (from the French, decoupe, meaning to cut out) entails gluing cut-out pictures to an object and covering with varnish. It's a fun and easy way to decorate just about anything, from small household items to large pieces of furniture. Find out just how simple it is to personalize your favorite things with these twelve gorgeous projects, suitable for beginners and also as a source of inspiration for those who already have some experience with this lovely craft.
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£5.99
Beautiful Burlap: Cute Accessories to Create and Stitch
Beautiful Burlap: Cute Accessories to Create and Stitch
Let the earthy beauty of burlap dazzle your world. Once know as just the simple, brown material of potato sacks, burlap is now a hip and happening go-to fabric for all kinds of DIY projects. It's stylish, easy to stitch, and the perfect fabric for all of your crafting needes. You can bend it, fold it, cut it, and transform it into a host of amazing projects that will adorn your home, car, or wardrobe. Projects and inspiration to buid on. Beautiful Burlap, a 32-page craft project booklet from the experts at Threads magazine, features 20 step-by-step projects plus a basics section that teaches you what you need to know for successful burlap creations. Create a trendy, rustic vibe with burlap. Who knew this scratchy brown fabric would be so hot? Burlap is easy to find and relatively inexpensive, and each project blueprint in this special booklet averages out to less than a dollar! You get 20 step-by-step projects including: placemats, tablecloths, and runners, planters...
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£5.99

Clangers: Make the Clangers and Their Planet with 15 Easy Step-by-step Projects
Clangers: Make the Clangers and Their Planet with 15 Easy Step-by-step Projects
The Clangers live on a blue cratered moon, far away in space. They make their homes in underground caves, with saucepan lids protecting the entrances. Resembling small pink anteaters, the adorable knitted Clangers have transfixed audiences for the past forty years. This fantastic new book will allow you to knit your own Clanger. Choose from Major, Mother, Granny, Small and Tiny. Also includes instructions on making the friends of the Clangers - the Soup Dragon, Iron Chicken and of course the Froglets. There are insider tips and tricks to create your very own Clanger planet with step-by-step instructions for Tiny's boat and Major's rocket as well as sets and trees. Learn how to make scenery, backdrops and props, and perfect that distinctive Clanger whistle! Made by Smallfilms, Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin's series Clangers started in November 1969, just four months after NASA's moon landing. The programmes were originally broadcast by the BBC from 1969-1972, but...
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£9.99
Cross Stitch: 12 Fun Projects to Make
Cross Stitch: 12 Fun Projects to Make
This fabulously cool collection of cross-stitch brings together quirky modern styles and traditional techniques. Suitable for beginners and as a source of inspiration for experienced cross-stitchers, designs and projects will appeal to both men and women alike. A useful techniques section explains all the necessary basic skills and materials required, and shows you how to create designs from scratch. There is also a selection of themed designs that can be used for the projects in the book or for anything else you'd like to customize. The projects are wide-ranging, from buttons and brooches, to watch straps and customised clothes. All are presented in step-by-step form, with clear photographs to follow.
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£5.99

Easy to Sew Gifts: Handmade Projects to Make and Share (Threads)
Easy to Sew Gifts: Handmade Projects to Make and Share (Threads)
As a leading source for all things related to garment sewing, Threads magazine is committed to serving sewers of all skill levels and providing the right tools to create functional and fashionable clothing to last a lifetime.
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£5.99
Easy to Sew Tote Bags: Make Shoppers, Shoulder Bags and Carry-Alls
Easy to Sew Tote Bags: Make Shoppers, Shoulder Bags and Carry-Alls
As a leading source for all things related to garment sewing, Threads magazine is committed to serving sewers of all skill levels and providing the right tools to create functional and fashionable clothing to last a lifetime.
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£5.99

Fabulous Mini Quilts: 5 Stylish Projects to Stitch
Fabulous Mini Quilts: 5 Stylish Projects to Stitch
Mini quilts--get in on this hot new trend! These pint-sized quilts are perfect for today's time-strapped crafters and the best way to learn this fun craft is--Fabulous Mini Quilts, a Threads Select booklet. In just 32 pages, you will learn how to quickly stitch five beautifully designed mini quilts, plus how to turn a sixth pattern into a pillow. A primer on how to quilt. You'll learn--or enjoy a refresher--on how to do all the basics including how to get started, layer a quilt sandwich, bind, and finish your mini quilt. Detailed step-by-step photos take the guesswork out of the process, so you will enjoy the experience and delight in the results. Stylish projects designed for today's homes. Whether you're new to quilting or an old hand, these mini quilts are wonderfully appealing. These updated patterns for pieced, decorative, and Hawaiian stenciled patterns reflect their classic roots. Sized down to minis, they stitch up fast, don't use a ton of fabric, and let you...
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£5.99
How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner - Rachel Reynolds
How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner - Rachel Reynolds
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£7.99

Small Projects to Quilt: 7 Simple Scrap-Quilted Accessories (Threads)
Small Projects to Quilt: 7 Simple Scrap-Quilted Accessories (Threads)
Got scraps? Then you’ll love these five projects that work magic with fabric leftovers and extra buttons. Designed by Joan Ford of ScrapTherapy® fame, they include: a cute-as-a-button pillow and pin cushion; a style-savvy tote bag done up in batiks; a darling child-size throw; a citrus-fresh table runner and pot holders; and, finally, a real scene-stealer – the absolutely delightful Confetti Pillow! Small projects offer great fun for a tiny price. Quilt designer Joan Ford is the owner of Hummingbird Highway in Syracuse, New York. As founder of the ScrapTherapy program, she lectures and teaches cutting workshops and quilt classes at guilds and quilt shops around the country. Joan has authored three books, all with Taunton: ScrapTherapy Cut the Scraps, ScrapTherapy Scraps Plus One, and When Bad Things Happen to Good Quilters.
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£5.99