Learn how to colour and print your own silk scarves achieving fabulous finishes. With 50 patterns and colourways to choose from you can ensure that you always have the perfect accessory for any event or outfit. The techniques in this book are simple enough for a beginner to master yet offer lots of creative ideas for experienced colour crafters.<br/>
Product Code: 111200
Learn how to draw with charcoal, pen and pastel with step-by-step workshops from professional artists. Try more than 80 artist’s techniques, including
cross-hatching, stippling, blending and masking. Take on creative challenges with inspiring exercises and art projects to develop your skills.
Hardcover, 304 pages, 255 x 213 mm
Product Code: 113150
This book shows how to transform an old wooden piano, a metal cabinet, cement floors, tables and chairs, a plain built-in wardrobe, a brick wall, a staircase and even an entire bathroom into works of art with an innovative approach to paint techniques. More than 40 inspiring projects are accompanied by beautiful photographs of the finished look, plus easy instructions and helpful tips.
Softcover, 128 pages, 260 x 193 mm
Product Code: 113160
This book features motifs with a difference: Moroccan, Delft, Persian and Mediterranean block patterns. each pattern has a diagram, the size, colours being used, degree of difficulty and the complete pattern.
Softcover, 128 pages, 235 x 210 mm
Product Code: 110430
With this book artists crafters and creative souls are inspired and shown how to make use of words in their creations, be they cards, scrapbook pages, wall art or fine art. Learn why it is important to use words in creations, where to find inspiration and words and how to incorporate words in your work. The bulk of the book is filled with words, making the hunt for the right words for a specific situation an absolute pleasure!
Product Code: 111620
This book takes you beyond the traditional boundaries of muted, delicate and translucent watercolour to create rich, vivid images not only with watercolour on paper, but with other media and materials while still retaining a watery feel and enhancing and expanding the possible textural effects. The projects showcase a mix of water media in familiar and unconventional experimental ways. These include paint, ink, coloured pencils and fabric dye with texture mediums forming part of the repertoire.
Product Code: 111590
Over 75 step-by-step projects and 25 illustrated quick ideas to transform old, discarded items into desirable pieces of jewellery, décor, stationery, furniture and more using simple craft techniques, general craft supplies and just a bit of creativity. The author shares valuable advice such as how to give items a vintage look, where to find vintage images, and ideas for second-hand items to use in your projects.
Product Code: 111580
A wide variety of printing techniques and practical beautiful projects that don’t require a press or any expertise. The book covers stamping and stencilling, various relief methods of printmaking, four different types of screen printing, sun and cyanotype print projects, using rust and plant materials for ‘eco’ type printing, monotype prints and monoprinting with the focus on gel printing.
Product Code: 111490
Create beautiful quilted items using easy patchwork and appliqué techniques for friends and family or your home. This book has a wide range of projects for every occasion and skill level, from simple ideas that can be executed in an evening to more intricate creations that will be treasured forever.
Product Code: 111500
This book shares more than 75 ideas for turning your photos into attractive and interesting displays. Some projects are both functional and decorative, others delightfully quirky but they all have one thing in common: the creative use of photographs and whatever you have at hand for embellishment.
Product Code: 111480
With the help of this book and its friendly animal characters children can learn to knit in no time at all. All you need is a ball of wool and a pair of knitting needles (and maybe a helpful grown-up if you get stuck). Learn stage by stage how to knit your first stitches and before you know it you will have made something all your own.
Product Code: 111380
Filled with ideas for card makers of all levels and especially useful when you just don’t know where to start, this fabulous collection of blueprints will simplify the process of creating beautiful cards. Basic information on colour, composition and balance is practically applied in easy to follow sketches that will help you save time and give you a basic design so you can focus your creativity on selecting and combining the different elements.
Product Code: 111260
Each pattern is used as a base for four different interpretations, depending on your style – bohemian, artistic, classic or romantic. The patterns range in difficulty, and include items for yourself, your home, babies and children.
Softcover, 224 pages, 265 x 220 mm
Product Code: 110450
This book contains more than 50 appealing projects with clear step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Softcover, 128 pages, 260 x 193 mm
Product Code: 110390
Learn about shading with single or multiple colours, resists, blending and burnishing, creating texture, interesting ways to fill large backgrounds, adding bling, stamping with embossing fluid and using shavings. While there really is no right or wrong way, this book will help you turn your colouring into an experience, resulting in a work of art you will be proud of.
Softcover, 128 pages, 246 x 189 mm
Product Code: 110410
Moad shows you all the techniques you need to make simple yet stunning paper folded flowers.
Origami, kirigami and even tea-bag folding are used to create beautiful projects such as greeting cards, gift-box toppers and floral bunting. The easy-to-follow photographs are perfect for beginners as well as experienced crafters.
Softcover, 96 pages, 235 x 190 mm
Product Code: 108350
This book is an invaluable guide to the popular and age-old craft of leatherwork. The 50 original projects are illustrated with step-by-step photos and styled shots of completed articles, with detailed instructions.
Product Code: 105820
Resin jewellery is great fun and quick to make. You can add photos, fabric, shells, dried flowers, nail polish and more to the resin, producing stylish and unique pieces. This book is ideal for beginners and more experienced crafters, and has more than 50 projects to inspire you to create your own jewellery.
Softcover, 96 pages, 280 x 216 mm
Product Code: 108330
Intricate patterns and relevant Bible quotations complement the unique series of angel drawings in this book. It provides a unique and inspirational experience to still your mind and reflect in a peaceful way.
Product Code: 101310
Fat quarters aren’t just for quilters. Sewers love these inexpensive little pieces of fabric, often sold bundled together in pretty packages. This unique collection of quick and easy sewing projects includes contemporary ideas for DIY home décor, accessories, gifts and so much more. Fat quarters are extremely versatile, great value and widely available in fabric stores as well as craft fairs and markets. They are so pretty that they are hard to resist.
Product Code: 101160