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Mini Amigurumi Animals

Mini Amigurumi Animals

Sarah Abbondio

This charming book is full of wonderfully cute tiny animals, such as a dog, cat, camel, monkey and rabbit, that can be crocheted with small amounts of yarn in your stash - all you need is a crochet hook and some yarn. The animals can be used to hang on...

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How to Draw: Dragons

How to Draw: Dragons

Paul Bryn Davies

All drawing is based on the simple construction of lines and shapes. This great new series teaches how to draw popular subjects in extremely easy step-by-step stages. Even an absolute beginner will be able to create great drawings following these...

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Needle Felting for Beginners

Needle Felting for Beginners

Roz Dace & Judy Balchin

*** WINNER *** Won BEST CRAFT BOOK in The Craft Business Awards 2021! Learn from experienced crafters Roz Dace and Judy Balchin how to master the art of needle felting.

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How to Draw: Kawaii

How to Draw: Kawaii

Yishan Li

Kawaii is a Japanese word meaning ‘super-cute’, and it’s a trend that’s sweeping the globe. Anything can be drawn in the kawaii style, from animals, people, vegetables and flowers to food, vehicles and household items. Here, expert comic book and manga...

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The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

Various

This beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the...

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Stylish Succulents to Crochet

Stylish Succulents to Crochet

Sarah Abbondio

If you love to crochet and decorate your home with lovely projects, this is the book for you! Make 15 different crocheted succulents that can decorate your windowsill, table, shelf or anywhere else in your home. These delightful amigurumi plants are...

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Take Three Colours: Watercolour Snow Scenes

Take Three Colours: Watercolour Snow Scenes

Grahame Booth

"There’s no grandstanding or showmanship, just solid, honest instructions and demonstrations that produce solid, worthwhile results." - Artbookreview.net Snow scenes make wonderful subjects for beginner watercolour...

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Crocheted Wreaths for the Home

Crocheted Wreaths for the Home

Anna Nikipirowicz

Wreaths are not just for Christmas - they can be used to decorate your home all year round! Anna Nikipirowicz shows you how to create sumptuous crocheted wreaths and other decorations that will grace your home and look beautiful, whatever the...

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Watercolour Landscapes Step-by-Step

Watercolour Landscapes Step-by-Step

Geoff Kersey & Wendy Jelbert

This comprehensive guide to painting landscapes in watercolour features the expert tuition of six renowned watercolour artists. It covers all aspects of painting, from materials and techniques through to planning a painting, sketching and perspective....

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How to Draw: Animals

How to Draw: Animals

Eva Dutton & Polly Pinder

Learn how to draw cute household pets, impressive wild animals and amazing birds using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, four popular artists show how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into...

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Sewing for the Absolute Beginner

Sewing for the Absolute Beginner

Caroline Smith

This clear and easy-to-follow guide is the ideal tool for the complete beginner to machine sewing. It is packed with sewing expert Caroline Smith’s helpful advice and 25 exciting projects, ranging from pillows and curtains, to an apron, children's...

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Pocket Guide to Calligraphy

Pocket Guide to Calligraphy

Joy Daniels & Nicola Dunn

In this book, learn the basic know-how and techniques for traditional calligraphy through four classic alphabets: Foundational Hand, Italic Hand, Uncial Hand and one form of Gothic Hand. These styles are essential first steps into the world of...

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How to Draw: Manga Girls

How to Draw: Manga Girls

Yishan Li

28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of Manga-style female figures. Drawing girls is a very popular subject within the manga genre and this book is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basics of...

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20 to Crochet: Tiny Toys to Crochet

20 to Crochet: Tiny Toys to Crochet

Sachiyo Ishii

In this latest book in in the highly successful 20 to Make series, best-selling author Sachiyo Ishii has ventured into the world of crochet and created 20 adorable, amigurumi-style toys and animals. The patterns are both easy and fun to make,...

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Watercolour Flowers Step-by-Step

Watercolour Flowers Step-by-Step

Wendy Tait & Richard Bolton

Be inspired to paint beautiful flowers in watercolour by the four respected artists featured in this comprehensive guide. Each artist has their own individual style and provides detailed instruction on the tools, materials and techniques they...

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Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Matthew Palmer

This book is a comprehensive course in watercolour landscape painting by expert SAA tutor, Matthew Palmer. Matthew is renowned for his beautiful, detailed paintings and his ability to teach effective painting using simple techniques. He teaches over...

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How to Draw: Faces

How to Draw: Faces

Susie Hodge

This delightful introduction to drawing faces completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished faces. Susie Hodge includes a good selection of...

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Drawing Trees & Flowers

Drawing Trees & Flowers

Margaret Eggleton & Denis John-Naylor

Combining the talents of two renowned artists, Margaret Eggleton and Denis John-Naylor, this is a detailed, comprehensive guide to drawing trees and flowers. Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them, as well as expert instruction on a...

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Compendium of Acrylic Painting Techniques

Compendium of Acrylic Painting Techniques

Gill Barron

Aimed at all painters, from beginners to the more experienced, this book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of acrylic painting: what to do, and what not to do. Learn how to choose and mix colours, and create a multitude of effects using only...

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How to Draw: Flowers

How to Draw: Flowers

Janet Whittle

If you have never drawn before you will love the simple approach to drawing flowers in this easy-to-follow book. Janet Whittle includes a great range of flowers, including poppies, fuchsias, geraniums, tulips, water lilies, sunflowers, daffodils and...

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