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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Baskets

Projects, techniques and inspirational designs for you and your home Tabara N’Diaya Published by Quadrille £14.99 Tabara grew up in Paris but her family originally came from Senegal a country known for its beautiful Senegalese baskets made from local grasses and coloured strings. In 2017, with her sister, she launched La Basketry, a home ware… Continue reading Baskets