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Embroidery Now

Contemporary projects for you and your home As we are in the dark dank days of November, at least here in the UK, I felt it was time to review a craft book that is a contemporary take on a a very old technique. A craft that you can easily practise with very little in… Continue reading Embroidery Now

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Want to Master the Art of Punch Needle And make accessories for you and your home?

Look no further than the book Punch Needle by Arounna Khounnoraj Published by Hardie Grant £14.99 Photographs by Catherine Frawley Punch needle is the very modern take on rag rugging, it uses  a tool to punch yarn or strips of fabric into a stretched base fabric to create a series of stitches. In the same… Continue reading Want to Master the Art of Punch Needle And make accessories for you and your home?

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A tree in the House

Flowers for your home, special occasions and every day byhttps://www.annabellehickson.com/ Annabelle Hickson published by Hardie Grant It was the name and the cover shot that made me want to review this book. Both capture the imagination. The author is a writer, photographer, former-city-slicker who now lives with her husband on a pecan farm in the… Continue reading A tree in the House

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Weave This

Over 30 fun projects for the modern weaver By Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennis Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennis are the partnership who started and run The London Loom, a weaving studio in Hackney,  East London          London Loom hosts both community workshops and smaller classes where adults and children work alongside each other inspiring… Continue reading Weave This

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Every Room Tells a Story

By Kit Kemp and photographed by Simon Brown Published by Hardie Grant When you’re in need of boutique hotel inspiration look no further than Kit Kemps book Every Room Tells a Story. Packed full of stunning photographs of eclectic properties we learn the secrets of the boutique hotel designer and how telling a story is… Continue reading Every Room Tells a Story