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Book Review : Scandinavian Needlecraft

A lovely introduction greets you when you open this book and you become immersed in Scandinavian culture, folk art and craftsmanship. Scandinavian Needlecraft, written by Clare Youngs, is filled with simple projects that will sit beautifully in any home. If … Continue reading

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Book Review : Handmade Home

This book is wonderful because it is filled with beautiful, practical things to make and also invites the reader into the home of the author. Handmade Home is written by Amanda Blake Soule and the focus of the book is … Continue reading

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Book Review : Weekend Sewing

This is a lovely book, filled with projects that would be perfect to make on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Weekend Sewing written by Heather Ross, is a really good resource for the stitcher who loves to make things for … Continue reading

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Book Review : Fa la la la Felt

If you love the idea of a handmade Christmas and you love to work with felt, then Fa la la la Felt by Amanda Carestio is the perfect book for you! This fantastic festive book has 45 different decorations for … Continue reading

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Book Review : Meet me at Mike’s

Meet me at Mike’s by Pip Lincolne is one of those books that I always go to if I need a bit of inspiration, because without even considering the projects inside, this is such a beautiful book that never fails … Continue reading

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Book Review : Baby Knits for Beginners

Baby Knits for Beginners by Debbie Bliss remains my very favourite knitting book. I love the simplicity of the patterns and I have knitted many of the patterns time and time again in different combinations of yarns for new arrivals. … Continue reading

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Book Review : Adorable Knits for Tiny Tots

Adorable Knits for Tiny Tots is one in a series of nine lovely knitting books from The Craft Library. For this book Zoe Mellor has designed 25 great patterns for your little ones, sized from 6 months to 4 years … Continue reading

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Book Review : Material Obsession

Stitching a quilt from scratch can seem like a daunting prospect but books like Material Obsession are full of such beautiful designs that you will want to get started straight away! This book has 23 different quilts, designed by authors … Continue reading

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Book Review : Handmade Weddings

I am on a quest to make my wedding as handmade as possible, so when this book landed in my lap I was in heaven! Handmade Weddings : More Than 50 Crafts to Personalise Your Big Day by Eunice Moyle, … Continue reading

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Book Review : Twenty Cakes to Knit

If you have eaten lots of eggs this Easter and you need a break from chocolate then this is the book for you! Knitted Cakes by Susan Penny is part of the Twenty to Make series and is filled with … Continue reading

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