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Needlework & fabric crafts books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Needlework & fabric crafts category. Presented with a red border are the Needlework & fabric crafts books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Superhero Sewing Playful Easy Sew and No Sew Designs for Powering Kids' Big Adventures--Includes Full Size Patterns by Lane Huerta Superhero Sewing Playful Easy Sew and No Sew Designs for Powering Kids' Big Adventures--Includes Full Size Patterns


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

A Beginner's Guide to Making Curtains, Shades, Pillows, Cushions, and More 50 Step-by-Step Projects, Plus Practical Advice on Hanging Curtains, Choosing Fabric, and Measuring Up by Vanessa Arbuthnott, Gail Abbott A Beginner's Guide to Making Curtains, Shades, Pillows, Cushions, and More 50 Step-by-Step Projects, Plus Practical Advice on Hanging Curtains, Choosing Fabric, and Measuring Up
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Learn to sew curtains, blinds, cushions and more and make your home truly your own with these 50 beautiful projects. Sewing your own home furnishings will allow you to choose exactly the fabric and style you want, and make your...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Fat Quarter: Christmas 25 Projects to Make from Short Lengths of Fabric by Jemima Schlee Fat Quarter: Christmas 25 Projects to Make from Short Lengths of Fabric

Part of a fantastic new series of stash-busting sewing books aimed at beginner to intermediate crafters, this book has 25 quick and easy projects to make, all from fat quarters or fabric scraps. Each project has easy-to- follow step-by-step instructions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Felt Friends Woodland Critters Create 20 Cute Forest Friends by Aimee Ray Felt Friends Woodland Critters Create 20 Cute Forest Friends


Format: Kit - Released: 12/09/2017

Rainy Day Sewing Sept 2017 by Amy Sinibaldi Rainy Day Sewing Sept 2017

In her second book, Amy Sinibaldi offers another delightful selection of well-designed projects you'll love sewing for yourself and loved ones. You'll find 18 projects that are sure to brighten up a rainy day--or any day! Using easy to follow...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Complete Guide to Dressmaking All the Essential Techniques and Skills You Need by Jules Fallon Complete Guide to Dressmaking All the Essential Techniques and Skills You Need

A practical manual for dressmaking, including tools, techniques and troubleshooting.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Modern Leatherwork for Makers by Tim Deagan Modern Leatherwork for Makers

The book is perfect for makers new to leatherworking, as well as experienced leatherworkers who want to understand how to integrate new digital fabrication tools into their workbench. Written by an experienced leatherworker and programmer, this is a resource that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Inspiration Kantha Creative Stitchery and Quilting with Asias Ancient Technique by Anna Hergert Inspiration Kantha Creative Stitchery and Quilting with Asias Ancient Technique

Kanthas, embroidered fabrics traditionally created by the women of northern India and Bangladesh, capture culture, history, and stitching creativity in their layers of repurposed old cloth. This book reveals the beauty in kanthas simplicity--it is based on simple running stitch--and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

How to Machine Sew Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner by Susie Johns How to Machine Sew Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

If you've always wanted to learn to use a sewing machine but didn't know where to start, this guide for the absolute beginner is for you. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of using a sewing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

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Making Working Women's Costume Patterns for Clothes from the Mid-15th to Mid-20th Centuries by Elizabeth Friendship Making Working Women's Costume Patterns for Clothes from the Mid-15th to Mid-20th Centuries

Making Working Women's Costume gives a unique account of the clothes of ordinary women from the mid-fifteenth century to the early twentieth century. As well as introducing the historical periods, it gives patterns for a range of typical garments that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Gifts 25 Projects to Make from Short Lengths of Fabric by Jemima Schlee Gifts 25 Projects to Make from Short Lengths of Fabric

Part of a fantastic new series of stash-busting sewing books aimed at beginner to intermediate crafters, this book has 25 quick and easy projects to make, all from fat quarters or fabric scraps. Each project has easy-to- follow step-by-step instructions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Bag Boutique 20 Bright and Beautiful Bags to Sew by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier The Bag Boutique 20 Bright and Beautiful Bags to Sew

Sew a range of 20 beautiful, colourful bags, from totes and backpacks to clutches and shoulder bags
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Simple Sewing Projects Quick-Stitch Designs for Sewing by Hand and Machine by Make It Yourself Magazine Simple Sewing Projects Quick-Stitch Designs for Sewing by Hand and Machine

From Make It Yourself magazine comes Simple Sewing, an all-inclusive introduction to sewing. Make It Yourself serves the new generation of crafters captivated by Etsy and Pinterest, inspiring them to try out sewing techniques by hand or machine. Whether it's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Sewing Machine Magic Make the Most of Your Machine--Demystify Presser Feet and Other Accessories * Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sewing * 10 Easy, Creative Projects by Steffani Lincecum Sewing Machine Magic Make the Most of Your Machine--Demystify Presser Feet and Other Accessories * Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sewing * 10 Easy, Creative Projects


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Sewing your Perfect Capsule Wardrobe 5 key pieces to tailor to your style by Sewing your Perfect Capsule Wardrobe 5 key pieces to tailor to your style

A capsule wardrobe is timeless, stylish and effortlessly chic. Composed of go-to pieces that can be dressed up or down, it is the perfect antidote to the overstuffed drawers and ill-fitting cheap outfits that are the result of years of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Sewing Knits from Fit to Finish Proven Methods for Conventional Machine and Serger by Linda Lee Sewing Knits from Fit to Finish Proven Methods for Conventional Machine and Serger


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Stylish Home Sewing Over 35 Sewing Projects to Make Your Home Beautiful by Torie Jayne Stylish Home Sewing Over 35 Sewing Projects to Make Your Home Beautiful

Bring colour and style to your home with Torie Jayne's beautiful sewing projects.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Really Cross Stitch For when you just want to stab something a lot by Really Cross Stitch For when you just want to stab something a lot


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Wild Dyer: A guide to natural dyes & the art of patchwork & stitch by Abigail Booth The Wild Dyer: A guide to natural dyes & the art of patchwork & stitch

'By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out of projects while learing how to forage for and grow your own dye plants.'
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Home Sewn Nursery 12 Gorgeous Projects to Sew for the Nursery by Tina Barrett Home Sewn Nursery 12 Gorgeous Projects to Sew for the Nursery

Home Sewn Nursery is a complete sewing guide for creating bold and bright toys, accessories, clothes and furnishings carefully stitched with love and originality. This booklet includes 12 simple sewing projects suitable for beginners, along with a basic techniques section...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Home Sewn Home 12 Gorgeous Projects to Sew for the Home by Sally Walton Home Sewn Home 12 Gorgeous Projects to Sew for the Home

There is something extra special about the things that we have taken the time to make by hand, carefully stitching them with patience and originality. And with modern life having taken a nostalgic twist, many of us have been left...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

The Geometry of Hand-Sewing A Romance in Stitches and Embroidery from Alabama Chanin and The School of Making by Natalie Chanin The Geometry of Hand-Sewing A Romance in Stitches and Embroidery from Alabama Chanin and The School of Making

An empowering guide to the art of embroidery and hand stitching the Alabama Chanin way, from sewing powerhouse Natalie Chanin
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Sewing Clothes for Barbie 24 Stylish Outfits for Fashion Dolls by Annabel Benilan Sewing Clothes for Barbie 24 Stylish Outfits for Fashion Dolls

Sew Barbie this cute wardrobe of 24 stylish outfits. Sew clothes for every day: for a picnic in the country, for skiing, for the beach or for DIY. Or create outfits for special occasions, such as a cocktail dress, wedding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Textile Artist: The Art of Felting & Silk Ribbon Embroidery by Di Van Niekerk, Toody Cassidy The Textile Artist: The Art of Felting & Silk Ribbon Embroidery
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Learn and create 16 beautiful embroidered silk and felt pieces by renowned artist Di van Nierkerk.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Making Vintage 1920s Clothes for Women by Suzanne Rowland Making Vintage 1920s Clothes for Women

The 'roaring twenties' were exciting years for women's fashion. The iconic image is of the young 'flapper' dancing the night away in a sparkling dress with fringes and tassels moving to the beat of the Jazz age. But, for all...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Stylish Remakes Upcycle Your Old T's, Sweats and Flannels into Trendy Street Fashion Pieces by Violette Room Stylish Remakes Upcycle Your Old T's, Sweats and Flannels into Trendy Street Fashion Pieces

Apply the latest upcycle fashion ingenuity to upcycle your tired old clothes and charity shop finds into trendy new threads!
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

The Purse Clasp Book Sew 14 Adorable Coin Purses and Bags with Metal Frames by Boutique-Sha Inc. The Purse Clasp Book Sew 14 Adorable Coin Purses and Bags with Metal Frames

Just pick out your fabric, thread your sewing machine, and you'll have a beautiful bag in no time!
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

How to Sew: Go From Beginner to Expert with 20 New Projects by Mollie Makes How to Sew: Go From Beginner to Expert with 20 New Projects

Sewing is the perfect hobby - it's relaxing, creative and useful! Now the team behind Mollie Makes magazine have brought together all their favourite designers to share their tips, stories and beautiful sewing projects. Featuring 20 fun and stylish makes,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Interpreting Themes In Textile Art by Els van Baarle, Cherilyn Martin Interpreting Themes In Textile Art
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An inspirational and practical book on how to interpret and collaborate on different themes in textile art. With foreword by Marie-Therese Wisniowski, who runs Art Quill Studio. This stunning collection showcases the work produced by renowned textile artists Els van...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Making Vintage 1940s Clothes for Women by Sarah Magill Making Vintage 1940s Clothes for Women

The 1940s were an iconic period of women's dress history, with the familiar square shoulders, crepe tea dresses and seamed stockings paired with red lips, victory curls and head scarves. This book explains the period's sewing techniques and makes a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

My Handmade World Sew Treasures from Scraps by Giovanna Monfeli My Handmade World Sew Treasures from Scraps


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Sweet and Simple Needle Felted Animals A Step-by-Step Visual Guide by Sachiko Susa Sweet and Simple Needle Felted Animals A Step-by-Step Visual Guide

Sweet and Simple Needle Felted Animals provides detailed instructions to create your own cute and cuddly collection of needle felted pets, barnyard buddies and mascots.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch by Jamie Chalmers The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch

More than 20 beautiful, innovative cross stitch designs to push the boundaries of this ancient craft
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Encyclopaedia of Curtains All You'll Ever Need to Know About Making Curtains by Catherine Merrick, Rebecca Day Encyclopaedia of Curtains All You'll Ever Need to Know About Making Curtains
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This is a completely new and revised edition of the highly regarded 'Encyclopedia of Curtains', brought up to date with the latest curtain-making techniques.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Making Vintage Wedding Dresses Inspiring Timeless Style by Ciara Phipps, Claire Reed Making Vintage Wedding Dresses Inspiring Timeless Style
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From the heavily beaded tubular dress of the 1920s through to the body-skimming shift dress of the 1960s, this book looks at and celebrates the historic shapes, detailing and romance of vintage wedding gowns. Equipped with instructions, patterns and photos,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Creating Couture Embellishment by Ellen W. Miller Creating Couture Embellishment

Creating Couture Embellishment offers a step-by-step guide to manipulating fabric and making and applying a rich variety of embellishments. Chapters cover fabric-manipulation techniques of pleating, quilting, tucking, ruffling, shirring and smocking, as well as the fabrication and application of feathers,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Mini Felt Christmas 30 Decorations to Sew for the Festive Season by Sachiyo Ishii Mini Felt Christmas 30 Decorations to Sew for the Festive Season

Create a magical felt Christmas with the easy-to-sew, cute and quirky projects in this delightful book by Sachiyo Ishii.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

The Textile Artist: Layered Cloth The Art of Fabric Manipulation by Ann Small The Textile Artist: Layered Cloth The Art of Fabric Manipulation

All aspects of texture and pattern are explored in this fantastic reference book that will bring new dimensions to your fabric work.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2017

Artistry in Fiber Sculpture by E. Ashley Rooney Artistry in Fiber Sculpture

Nearly 500 photos ofartwork with personal insights from 76 of todays most noteworthyartists show the tremendously broad range of possibilities that working in three dimensions can offer. In conjunction with the other two books in this acclaimedseries, it invitesreaders to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

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