Category Archives: Book Review

Books Review & GiveAway Simple Crochet and Simple Sewing

Thanks, everyone for your responses – this competition is now closed Kickstart your handmade Christmas by taking inspiration from these two new titles, from the Creative Makers series, published by Octopus Press. See the end of this post for details Continue reading

Patch By Cath Kidston Book Review

This eagerly anticipated book is the fourth in a series of titles by Cath Kidston with a giveaway kit – everything you need to create the cover bag or cushion shown on the cover. A great idea to kick off Continue reading

Natural Soap Book Review

Natural Soap by Melinda Coss, focuses on using natural ingredients in soap making, and the soaps within the book could not look more beautiful. Whether you are looking for an introduction to the art of soap making, or are experienced, Continue reading

Knits To Give Book Review

If, this year, you are committed to a handmade Christmas, this book could be a just the inspiration you need to get started. Knits to Give is a collection of 30 gift ideas from top knitwear designer Debbie Bliss. The book Continue reading

Cool Craft Book Review

We are looking forward to reviewing new crafting book titles on this site and Cool Craft seems a very appropriate place to start.  Cool Craft by Bridget Bodoano is aimed at bringing contemporary crafting to people of all ages. The projects in Continue reading