Tradition quilts are newly interpreted with a modern twist in this beautiful book. It features an accessible format with materials list and illustrated instructions, accompanied by a sumptuous photograph of the finished product. The 11th in the series of Kaffe Fassett's highly successful patchwork and quilting books from Rowa... read more
This beautiful and inspiring guide gives full instructions using step-by-step photographs on the techniques and stitches needed for silk shading. There are four exquisite projects to create. You can learn how to transfer a design, prepare the fabric, frame up and then work silk shading. You are now ready to create four exquis... read more
Bags are without doubt the fashion accessory of the moment! Here are more than 20 colourful and attractive bags that complement the latest styles - bags to suit every occasion from stylish bags with lots of useful interior pockets to hold all your belongings, a chic feathered evening bag for a night on the town, a roomy and p... read more
The definitive tool for spinners, this handy pocket-sized guide is filled with common spinning terms, tips on how to maintain wheels, and lessons on how to process fibre and spin yarn. Appropriate for spinners at every level of ability, this book presents clear, concise instruction on topics such as basic carding techniques, ... read more
This collection of over 1000 cross stitch motifs is inspired by the seasons. A range of subjects is provided, from the weather, customs and festivities, to national holidays and family days out. Comprehensive advice is given on materials and equipment and on how to stitch the motifs.
|Author:||Judy Hooworth & Margaret Rolfe|
Take four squares, each made up of two half-square triangles in two different colours and there are no less than 256 ways of putting those squares together! See for yourself in Spectacular Scraps.
|Author:||Helen M. Stevens|
|Series:||Masterclass Embroidery S.|
The author reveals the secrets of embroidering a range of wildflowers, including poppies, mallows, cornflowers, rambling roses and the foxglove. Each chapter culminates in a masterclass project, and a colour template is provided for five designs, graded in difficulty.
Over 120 cross stitch greetings card and tag designs await readers in this colourful, must-have collection. Mark any occasion on the calender with a cross stitch card selected from the extensive choice of exciting designs. There is a card for every occasion, and always charted variations where applicable. Easy-to-follow ideas... read more
In a fusion of crewel and surface embroidery, Trish Burr has broken boundaries with her unique sense of colour and shading by interpreting a mix of thread painting and Australian wool embroidery. With clear illustrations and step-by-step instructions, the 17 achieveable projects use the minimum of stitches to create exciting ... read more
Internationally acclaimed knitwear designer Fiona Ellis shares the meditative power of "mindful" knitting in this collection of 20 stunning cable designs. Enriched by notes from the author about the spark behind her creative process, Inspired Cable Knits is ideal for intermediate and returning knitters looking for a new appro... read more
|Author:||Lily M. Chin|
Let Lily Chin take your handknitting and crochet to a whole new level! Lily's fashion-savvy designs have won her international acclaim and brought much-deserved attention to the innovative creations of "hip, young, urban knitters" like herself. Drawing on her extremely popular bead knitting workshops, Lily presents separat... read more
With encouragement and sound advice on a variety of hand and machine methods, design tips and practical guidance from internationally renowned expert Lynne Edwards, anyone can work through the chapters of this inspirational guide at their own pace, creating 20 beautiful patchwork blocks with which to make their own unique sam... read more
An outstanding collection of classic embroidery designs, ready to adapt to create your own unique and beautiful items. These embroidery designs can be used on many and varied items. All designs have templates, instructions and wonderful colour photographs.
|Author:||Marilyn Saitz Cohen|
Beginning and intermediate knitters who have little time or patience for complicated patterns, but who want to make something elegant and chic, will find just what they are looking for in these lavishly photographed sweaters. The designs are simple, but the wools are sumptuous. Imagine snuggling into - and showing off - a han... read more
Margaret Stove is best known as a spinner and creator of Artisan Lace Wool yarn, but among lace aficionados her designs are the pinnacle of the craft. Here Margaret shares her story as a lifelong student of knitted lace, including designing patterns, spinning lace yarns, and identifying the characteristics of lace traditions ... read more
Using available yarns and basic knitting methods, this book provides detailed patterns for five dolls, each standing approximately 45 cm (18 inches) high. Each doll has a basic knitted body, which is then magically transformed into a witch, a wizard, a fairy, a princess and a pirate by the addition of hair, clothes and accessories.
Beginners should find everything needed to make their first items, and experienced knitters should love the photos of the creative process and the finished projects. Add buttons and buttonholes, zippers, borders, and pockets, or weave or embroider one of many popular designs onto the fabric.
Expand your sewing creativity with freestyle machine embroidery as you've never seen it before! Talented textile designer Poppy Treffry takes you into her studio and demonstrates how to create quirky, fun and memorable pictures and motifs. Layering, fraying and applique all add to the free and easy effect, while techniques su... read more
Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts: Learn how to make quick and easy sampler quilts using the world's favourite pre-cut fabric pack, the Jelly Roll! Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts is packed with 10 stunning sampler quilt patterns to make from over 50 patchwork blocks, each using just one Jelly Roll. Each quilt designs comes with full step-... read more