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 […]

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

  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: Decorative Knots by Kat Hartmann

  If you thought macrame was dead it’s time to think again! Kat Hartmann re-introduces this fabulous craft in Decorative Knots: 18 Macrame Projects (Search Press). A guide to the tools required provides the reader with the basic kit needed to carry out the projects on the following pages. The projects are introduced by a […]

From the Bookcase: Take a Tea Towel by Jemima Schlee

  Who would have thought that the humble tea towel could be transformed into a number of fabulous projects? Craft magazine contributor Jemima Schlee demonstrates how you too can create one of 16 projects quickly and simply using basic materials and a little know-how in Take a Tea Towel: 16 Beautiful Projects for your Home […]