20 to Craft: Tassels
5 in stock
Tassels are fashionable, fun and easy to make! The 20 projects in this book include a wonderful variety of tassels, made using a range of easy techniques and a few inexpensive materials. Carolyn Schulz has put her jewellery-making expertise to good use to create gorgeous bag charms, decorative key fobs and fashionable jewellery. There are folk-inspired tassels created using colourful threads and frayed fabric strips, leather tassels and small, simple tassels combined with beads and ribbon used to make colourful earrings and brooches. The basic tassel-making technique couldn't be easier and is explained at the beginning of the book, and all the projects have easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. No previous crafting experience is necessary. The materials used are widely available, and most can be sourced from scraps and left-over fabric, yarn and threads.
20 to Crochet: Tiny Toys to Crochet
5 in stock
In this latest book in in the highly successful 20 to Make series, best-selling author Sachiyo Ishii has ventured into the world of crochet and created 20 adorable, amigurumi-style toys and animals. The patterns are both easy and fun to make, and suitable for crocheters of all skill levels. All the patterns are no more than around 10cm (4in) tall, and are made with just one size crochet hook (3mm/UK 11 US C2).
How to Crochet
5 in stock
Crochet remains extremely popular among young crafters, with more and more people taking it up. This book is aimed at complete beginners, with step-by-step techniques and easy, fun projects for crocheters of all abilities. The team behind Mollie Makes magazine have brought together all their favourite crochet designers to share their tips, stories and beautiful projects. The beginner’s section starts with a run-through of the basic tools and equipment you’ll need, as well as a handy guide to choosing yarn. Once you’re ready to start, learn the best way to hold your hook, and make your first chain! Choose from a range of clear, simple projects, specially designed for beginners. Make a gift for a loved one with patterns for a monster gadget cover, bouquet of woolly flowers or a cute set of Russian dolls. Bring your home up-to-date by making an ontrend bolster, chair runner or embrace that granny-chic look with a set of retro potholders.
How to Draw Cute Heroes
2 in stock
Chibis are mini versions of Japanese anime and manga characters and are defined by their large heads and tiny bodies. They also have characteristically large eyes and all these features together give them a huge score on the cuteness factor. This book marries the widely popular chibi’ style with important figures from the worlds of sport, entertainment, science, natural history and many more. The book shows you how to draw 50 well-known characters in the super cute chibi style from Albert Einstein and Muhammad Ali to Simone Biles and Malala Yousafzai. Featuring fabulously clear step-by-step drawings and clear instructions, this instructional book is a great way to teach anyone to draw while introducing them to countless inspirational figures whose achievements inform our world.
Mini Amigurumi Animals
5 in stock
This charming book is full of wonderfully cute tiny animals, such as a dog, cat, camel, monkey and rabbit, that can be crocheted with small amounts of yarn in your stash - all you need is a crochet hook and some yarn. The animals can be used to hang on keyrings, baby buggies, watches, bag pendants, as little toy figures for a doll's house, or whatever you like. There are 26 cute little amigurumi animals to choose from, so there is plenty of choice!
Robyn Octopus & Friends
2 in stock
Snuggle up with Robyn Octopus and friends - all loveable, oversized toys to knit. The soft, chunky yarn and delightful characters will appeal to all, not just children. They make great reading or TV companions and sit at about 70cm tall. As well as 17 different animals to knit and love, including a puffin, an orangutan, a turtle and a unicorn, you can also make Mini Robyn Octopus, Mini Mabel Bunny and Mini Chloe Cat, which are 30-40cm tall. The projects are aimed at beginners to improvers and are suitable for someone who has mastered the basics of knitting. So be inspired, choose a pattern to start and be prepared to fall in love with this collection of adorable toys.
Star Wars Felties Kit
4 in stock
The kit includes an illustrated instruction book with easy-to-follow steps for 10 projects (as well as techniques for basic embroidery stitches), die-cut templates and all the materials you need to make adorable felt versions of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, Han Solo, Wicket the Ewok, Yoda, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Boba Fett. Inside you'll find: A 48-page instruction book Die-cut templates for 10 projects 11 sheets of felt Embroidery needle 9 colours of embroidery thread Stuffing
Stylish Succulents to Crochet
5 in stock
If you love to crochet and decorate your home with lovely projects, this is the book for you! Make 15 different crocheted succulents that can decorate your windowsill, table, shelf or anywhere else in your home. These delightful amigurumi plants are inspired by real succulent species, and there are both small and large projects. The projects are quick and easy to make so suitable for crocheters of all abilities. All you need is some yarn, a hook and some pots! With a short techniques section to get you started, you can make a whole display in no time.
Trish Burr’s Embroidery Transfers
2 in stock
This fantastic resource book contains over 70 iron-on designs from world-renowned embroiderer Trish Burr's best-selling embroidery books, plus 6 new bonus designs. The books featured are Needle Painting Embroidery, Colour Confidence in Embroidery, Miniature Needle Painting Embroidery and Whitework with Colour. Choose from a wonderful range of inspiring designs, including flowers, birds, figures, animals and small vignettes. The book contains a short section at the start which gives colour inspiration for every design plus advice on using the transfers; the rest of the book consists of iron-on transfer paper. Using the iron-on transfers is very simple, and each design can be used, stored then reused multiple times. This book gives embroiderers a bumper selection of designs to choose from - it will provide embroiderers of all abilities with the confidence they need to get started creating their own masterpieces.