A chatty Guide to Chickens by Jane Furnival with Andy and Will Tribble Will Tribble, the son of the other two authors, sums up the book very succinctly thus: ‘If you have purchased a book called Keeping Hens solely for information about keeping hens, all you need to know are two things. The first is… Continue reading Keeping Hens
Le Corbuffet: Edible Art and Design Classics.
By Esther Choi Published by Prestel on 1st October 2019 Home-cooking meets highbrow art in this one-of-a-kind cookbook that uses food to create edible interpretations of modern and contemporary sculptures, paintings, architecture, and design. The nearest I have ever come to a book like the one i am about to review, is the 1987 Artists… Continue reading Le Corbuffet: Edible Art and Design Classics.
Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Cotswolds
A new blaze of colour in yet another new book this summer from Kaffe Fassett. I do so love this man's eye for colour, and this book doesn't disappoint. Folded Ribbon 20 Designs for Patchwork and Quilting Kaffe Fassett “ This book is really another homage to the long, rich history of the folk art… Continue reading Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Cotswolds
Sew Simple Quilts and Patchworks
17 Designs using Kaffe Fassett's Artisan Fabrics. By Kaffe Fassett Published by Taunton RRP in UK £17.99 Last weekend was the Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham. It is a fantastic event with lots of exciting and stimulating work on show as well as masterclasses and lots to see and do. With this in… Continue reading Sew Simple Quilts and Patchworks
Fat Quarter : Toys
25 Projects to make from short lengths of fabric By Susie Johns Published by GMC Publications Fat Quarter Toys is the latest addition to a fabulous and popular series of stash – busting sewing books. There are 25 cute and colourful toys and games to make for young children, all from fat quarters or fabric… Continue reading Fat Quarter : Toys