From the Bookcase: Complete Guide to Calligraphy by Vivien Lunniss

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  Both absolute beginners and experienced calligraphers will enjoy the Complete Guide to Calligraphy by Vivien Lunniss. Exceptionally well-laid out and beautifully presented, the book (published by Search Press) teaches you how to master a total of 20 written scripts. As well as detailed explanation to the techniques each of the scripts is also accompanied […]

From the Bookcase: Little Ways to Learn Acrylics by Mark Daniel Nelson

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Little Ways to Learn Acrylics (Search Press) is a complete course in learning the art of acrylic painting. Keeping the absolute beginner in mind, it does not assume any knowledge at all of the art. Author Mark Daniel Nelson takes the reader through each step from choosing a surface and preparation through to palettes and colour […]

From the Bookcase: Jersey Yarn Creations by Alexandre Callier-Taylor

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  Textile designer Alexandre Callier-Taylor shares 20 fantastic knitting and crochet projects for any occasion in his book Jersey Yarn Creations by Search Press. Jersey yarn (which you might also know as t-shirt or fabric yarn), enables projects to be completed quickly making them perfect to turn to when you need a speedy gift or just […]

From the Bookcase – Style Me Vintage: Home by Keeley Harris

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  Vintage-lovers can prepare to be utterly delighted by Keeley Harris’s book Style Me Vintage: Home.  Starting with a look at the different styles and designs that fall under the ‘vintage’ umbrella, Keeley then goes on to the designs of each decade from the 1920s through to the 1970s. Each decade visits a real home […]

From the Bookcase: Patchwork & Quilting by Mollie Makes

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  Popular craft magazine Mollie Makes is back with yet another inspirational collection of crafts for you to try at home. Patchwork & Quilting (Pavilion) not only shares 15 projects for the reader to create but also provides them with a detailed guide to the techniques used. Whether you are a quilting novice or a […]