From the Bookcase: Print, Make, Wear by Melanie Bowles

  The dawn of the digital age has made it possible for us to turn our very own pattern designs into unique, one-of-a-kind fabric ranges that nobody else owns. Textile designer and researcher Melanie Bowles show us to how to turn our pattern ideas into a tangible reality that we can transform into any of 14 […]

From the Bookcase: Shed Decor by Sally Coulthard

  If you thought the garden shed was just a place to store your lawnmower, garden tools, and maybe the odd toy or two, think again. Shed Decor by Sally Coulthard shows you how, with a little know-how and a touch of design, even the most uninteresting outdoor building can be dramatically transformed into a […]

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: Pearl Lowe’s Vintage Craft Projects

    Pearl Lowe’s Vintage Craft Projects contains 50 fabulous projects for you to make for the vintage home. With advice on sourcing vintage treasures to full, step-by-step instructions on giving furniture a new lease of life with a vintage touch and beautiful colour photographs, this is a wonderful example of how eclectic designs can be […]

From the Bookcase: Kitchenalia by Vinny Lee

    We have spent hours thumbing our way through Kitchenalia by Vinny Lee, a book that can only be described as the definitive guide to styling your dream vintage kitchen. We call it research but really, we just loved it. Forget the gadgets of today, Kitchenalia (published by Jacqui Small) shows you how to create […]