From the Bookcase: Decorate by Holly Becker and Joanna Copestick

  Never again need to be lost for ideas on home design and decoration thanks to Decorate. Best selling interiors author, stylist and founder of populor blog Holly Becker has teamed up with interior design writer and editor Joanna Copestick to bring together more than 1,000 professional ideas for every room in the home, Read More

From the Bookcase: Crochetterie by Molla Mills


      We were thrilled to see a crochet book that was designed to appeal to men as well as women and Crochetterie has everything you could want from a crochet instruction guide and more. Written by Molla Mills, this refreshing read provides a thorough and clear guide to the craft of crochet without Read More

From the Bookcase: Knooking by Veronika Hug


  You have probably heard of knitting and crochet but what about knooking? If you enjoy creativity with needles you will love to knook! Knooking by Veronika Hug is a book which shows you how to master this new technique and create the 19 fun projects within it. Veronika takes you through the very  basics Read More

From the Bookcase: Complete Guide to Calligraphy by Vivien Lunniss


  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 Read More

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 Read More

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


  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 Read More

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 Read More

From the Bookcase: Patchwork & Quilting by Mollie Makes


  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 Read More

From the Bookcase: The Upholsterer’s Step-by-Step Handbook by Alex Law

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    If you love a project but find the thought of trying a full furniture restoration too much to bear, this fabulous guide to reupholstering is just what you need. In The Upholsterer’s Step-by-Step Handbook, author Alex Law provides a full, informative guide to making over furniture using both traditional and modern methods. Chapter Read More