This work includes exquisite embroidered garden flower designs showing the four seasons, all brought vividly to life with stitches and colours that truly reflect the flowers being worked. It includes complete flower samplers and a lovely selection of projects showing the embroidered flowers used in a variety of combinations a... read more
The Ultimate Resource for Beginning and Experienced Needleworkers The ultimate resource for beginning and experienced needlecrafters who want to discover the timeless appeal of whitework in its many forms. Whitework is white-on-white embroidery where the texture of the stitchery, whether it be delicate or bold, creates the... read more
Fun and functional format for displaying and savouring family photos, the 10 projects featured in this book offer quilters a new and easy way to embellish quilted photos. Beginners and veteran quilters, as well as sewers, will quickly pick up the easy-to-follow method of creating stunning appliqued quilt projects. Readers wil... read more
Hardanger is a traditional white thread on white linen embroidery which comes from the Norwegian region of the same name. Jill Carter shares her enthusiasm and love for this elegant counted thread technique, offering a comprehensive guide brimming with information and inspiration. She explores surface stitches, pulled thre... read more
Create stylish designs using natural materials from 25 designs for babies and toddlers. All skill levels are represented, from beginners to experienced knitters. Clear instructions are given on how to increase pattern sizes to fit growing babies and toddlers, with different colour suggestions.
This is an essential source book of instructions for making 12 beautiful traditional quilts, both hand-stitched and machine-worked.
Get inside the artistic mind of talented knitwear designer Michele Rose Orne and discover her secrets to creating beautiful handknits for any season of the year."Inspired to Knit" features four mini workshops with twenty-four patterns and spectacular photography conceptualized to help knitters think creatively, find inspirati... read more
Glam Knits showcases 25 patterns utilizing specialty embellished yarns as well as truly luxe fibers like rich, thick cashmeres; angelic angoras; and delicate silks. The sophisticated haute eveningwear pieces include camisoles, dresses, skirts, blouses, coats, wraps and accessories knit from luxurious fibers. The silhouettes f... read more
Providing the most current information on sergers, this revised edition of Sewing with an Overlock includes information on the three-thread mock safety stitch, a full explanation of how the DF system works to ease/gather or stretch fabrics, and four pages of new decorative uses for the serger.Updated to reflect technical inno... read more
Thoroughly researched and up-to-date, this new title is the complete guide to needlepoint, counted thread and embroidery. Stitchers can experience the full learning process, from the history of various needle arts to every detail of how to create them. Fifteen beautiful projects designed by the foremost experts in each field ... read more
Quilt Artistry will transform the way that readers think about quilts. Author Yoshiko Jinzenji began quilting after she came upon quilts made by Canada's Mennonite people and was deeply moved by their resonant, sacred quality. The richly minimalist quilts she makes today are as powerful as the works that originally inspired h... read more
This book presents new felting techniques ideal for textile artists. It covers the new dry felting techniques with the hand needle punch and the hugely popular new Embellisher machines. These mess-free techniques open up a range of felts ideal for textile artists. The book also covers the use of commercial needle punch felt f... read more
Includes knit-and-felt bags, along with fresh ideas for a "purse-onal" touch.
This is the 3rd in a range of bestselling titles for making tea cozies & sure to be as well-loved as the first two. There's nothing quite like sharing a pot of tea with friends. A tea cozy to keep your tea warm, therefore, is an essential piece of kit for the kitchen. This title, our third "Tea Cozies" book, features 30 patte... read more
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All the sewing information a beginner needs to get started, plus 20 projects arranged from easiest to most difficult taught with numbered instructions and photos. Written for the absolute beginner in a workbook style that ensures the reader's success, this tried and true book has been a cornerstone among the CPi craft books s... read more
This is a gorgeous collection of over 50 projects inspired by Tilda's studio. Choose from a stunning variety of designs for yourself and your home, including bags, accessories, clothing, decorating, gifts and soft toys. The colour palette used includes beautiful shades of lavender, pink, teal, turquoise, green and blue. Easy-... read more
Whether you stitch up a pair of cute baby shoes, knit a clever cardigan, or upcycle adult sweaters into children's sweaters, Sweet & Simple Handmade Melissa Wastney has something for all the little ones in your life. This how-to book features 25 adorable and very practical projects designed for babies and young children u... read more
If you're a crafter you'll love Melissa Wastney's book Sweet & Simple: Handmade. You may already know Melissa, as an ex-local or through her blog Tiny Happy. There are 25 projects here to sew, stitch or upcycle for your child. The book is split into three main age group areas: Babies, Little Ones (1-4yrs) and Children... read more
This volume offers a sumptuously illustrated, region-by-region survey of textiles made, worn, used and displayed in every corner of the Islamic world. The text includes details of dozens of textile techniques, such as loom types, materials, forms of decoration and local specialities, while hundreds of glorious illustrations i... read more
Granny squares are to crochet what pieced squares are to quilting. They originated with pioneer women using up precious scraps of yarn to make blankets for their families, and over the years, many recognized, named patterns have been handed down from one generation to the next. Beyond this treasury of 75 different granny squa... read more
*Nordic Knitting Traditions takes knitters back to the roots of Fair Isle knitting in fresh and updated ways, with 12 original designs based on Scandinavian and Icelandic knitting traditions. *Using these 12 designs, readers will create over 25 stocking hats, tams, gloves, mittens, cowls, legwarmers, and calf-length and knee-... read more