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Full of creative craft ideas that are guaranteed to impress, Paper Craft will teach you how to transform plain old paper into beautiful decorations, handmade cards, scrapbooks and more.Do you want to create bespoke wedding invites? Or impress your friends with personalised birthday cards and wrapping paper? Paper Craft contains absolutely everything you need to know, from the necessary equipment, to techniques and materials, with 50 projects to get you crafting. With templates to save you time and simplify projects you can start crafting pop-up cards, jewellery, bunting, lanterns and more - and if you're feeling even more creative, then variations throughout will inspire you to make your projects even more unique.Whether you're a total novice or already familiar with handmade crafts, you'll soon be cutting, folding, glueing and printing your way to paper craft heaven.
This is a collection of 101 quick and simple projects, from gifts and favours to cards, decorations and cakes. The ideas are split into handy occasion-themed sections, including the most popular celebrations of weddings, birthdays and Christmas.
From textile crafts to beadwork and soap making to glass work, Craft is the most comprehensive compendium on the market crammed with more than 50 contemporary projects and over 300 techniques for crafters of all abilities.Follow step-by-step photographs, simple text and advice on the tools and materials you need to create your own beautiful objects from a wide range of disciplines so you'll never be short of something wonderful to make. A huge range of crafts are given a modern twist guaranteed to whet the appetite of crafters of all levels.Full of inspiration and practical advice, Craft is the ideal bible for every crafter's bookshelf.
'To my utter joy, crafts of every kind have made their way back into our lives - big style. They've shaken off their old-fashioned image and a whole new generation of people have embraced them. Join me on my voyage of discovery, meeting passionate crafters, learning the secrets of their amazing artistry and then, for my sins, trying to compete with them in craft competitions across the country.'Kirstie Allsopp
Kirstie Allsopp's love affair with British crafts took off when she renovated her house in Devon. Now she takes to the road on a tour of the country to discover and celebrate the things that make Great Britain a nation of truly great crafters.
Kirstie Allsopp Craft is an inspiring collection of projects that introduces you to traditional crafting skills in a fresh, modern way. From making your own family scrapbooks and appliqué cushions to jam-making and handmade bunting, Kirstie Allsopp Craft contains 50 practical projects to inspire you to have a go.
The team behind Mollie Makes magazine have brought together all their favourite knit designers to share their tips, stories and beautiful projects. Knitting may seem complicated, but in fact there are just two stitches you need to learn. Once you have mastered knit and purl, you can knit pretty much anything.
The beginner's section starts with a run-through of the basic tools and equipment you'll need, as well as a handy guide to choosing yarn.
Once you're ready to start, learn the best way to hold your needles, and tackle the different cast-on methods to work out which works best for you. Once you've cast on, you are ready to make those all-important first stitches and choose your first project.
Make a gift for a loved one with patterns for a baby blanket, bouquet of woolly flowers or a cute bulldog puppy. Bring your home up to date by making an on-trend footstool, plant pot or neon rug. Or wear your makes with pride - whether you go for a classic pair of socks, or a more daring pompom headband or loopy poncho.