From the Bookcase: Mini Cupcakes – Twenty to Make by Lorna Fleming

  Mini Cupcakes: Twenty to Make by Lorna Fleming is another in the handy, pocket-sized series from Search Press. Learn how to create mini cupcakes for every occasion that look fantastic and taste delicious too. Author Lorna Fleming explains how creating beautifully decorated cupcakes need not take a great deal of time at all to […]

From the Bookcase: Quilled Animals – Twenty to Make by Diane Boden

  Quiller Diane Boden shows readers how they too can create 20 wild and whimsy animals from the most basic tools, providing an excellent alternative to gift tags, greetings cards or even framed pictures. Quilled Animals: Twenty to Make contains a brief introduction to the tools followed by a slightly more in-depth explanation of techniques […]

From the Bookcase: Arm & Finger Knitting by Laura Strutt

  Arm & Finger Knitting is designer and maker Laura Strutt’s newest offering to the crafting world. Forget needles – all you need are fingers and arms and you too can create any of the 35 fabulous projects packed into this book! Opening with an encouraging welcome from Laura, she then goes on to cover […]

From the Bookcase: Print & Pattern Geometric by Bowie Style

  Originally a place for Marie Perkins (Bowie Style) to keep a record of her textile design research, her creative blog now celebrates its latest book release with Print & Pattern Geometric. Packed with over 460 full-colour illustrations, Print & Pattern Geometric includes a fascinating variety of designs, motifs and patterns made using geometric […]

From the Bookcase: The Beginner’s Guide to Dressmaking

  If learning to make your own clothes is on your list of things to do this year, Wendy Ward’s Beginner’s Guide to Dressmaking is a great book to get you started. This 128 page book contains easy to follow projects and pattern sheets to create six classic garments. The book also covers 14 dressmaking techniques with clear, […]