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Want to learn a new craft? Why not try Knooking?

Knooking is a new trend in yarn craft it is in essence a combination of knitting and crotchet. Cico books https://rylandpeters.com/have just published a book by  designer, knit & crotchet author  Laura Strutt called Get Knooking . Yes it is a strange term, but a clever way to create knitted fabrics with the use of… Continue reading Want to learn a new craft? Why not try Knooking?

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Jehane’s Brighton Artists Open House

Designer, Jehane is having her first open house in five years but in a new location as part of the fiveways Artist group . Each weekend in May, artists open up their homes and studios to the public, to show  and sell their own and other people's work. Jehane's 2018 Open House delivers her signature… Continue reading Jehane’s Brighton Artists Open House

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Studio – Creative Spaces for Creative People

  by Sally Coulthard   If you are a designer, or just love creative people and enjoy seeing how and where they work, then this is must have book. It is full of inspiration. The author, Sally Coulthard, lives on a farm where she rents out barns to artists. As she says ‘it’s a scruffy… Continue reading Studio – Creative Spaces for Creative People

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Meet the Maker – Clare Youngs

creative collage Craft Author and illustrator, are the two skills for which Clare is best known. She writes craft books for the publishers Cico, and whatever the subject, they are always of the highest standard, beautifully styled and informative. I was curious how Clare had got into the business of being a craft author. She… Continue reading Meet the Maker – Clare Youngs