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Needle Felting

20 Cute Projects to Felt From Wool By Emma Herian Published by GMC Publications RRP £14.99 Want to learn a new craft this autumn then this is the book for you. I have long been an admirer of Emma’s work and have followed her on instagram for a while. She is a craftswoman of great… Continue reading Needle Felting

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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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DIY for Dog Lovers

36 P-awsome Canine Crafts By Kat Roberts Published by Lark This is a fun and practical book written by the author of Crafting for Cat Ladies. So if dogs are not your thing you can go and get her other book. She opens the book with the introduction          “ My dog inspires me daily… Continue reading DIY for Dog Lovers

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JOMO knits to celebrate the Joy of Missing Out

by Christine Boggis published by GMC Publications Before I start on this review I must come clean and admit it, I am a poor knitter. This is why I think this book is so great. Most of the projects are done using very thick wool and are quick and easy to make. I hadn’t heard… Continue reading JOMO knits to celebrate the Joy of Missing Out

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Crocheted Succulents

Cacti & Other Succulent Plants to Make By Emma Varnam Published by GMC RRP £14.99 When this book arrived through my letterbox it caused me to giggle. It seems such a bizarre and bonkers idea to crochet a Cactus. However if you, like me, are fairly hopeless with house plants then why not.  As Emma… Continue reading Crocheted Succulents