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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 40 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World by Simon Garfield
    In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World - by Simon Garfield

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786890795 | ISBN 10: 1786890798

    A delightful and illuminating exploration of the human instinct to make things small, from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map.   A delightful, entertaining and illuminating investigation into our peculiar fascination with making ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Cross-Stitch: 40 Bold and Fierce Patterns by Stephanie Rohr
    Feminist Cross-Stitch: 40 Bold and Fierce Patterns - by Stephanie Rohr

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781454710806 | ISBN 10: 1454710802

    Make a statement—and smash the patriarchy, one stitch at a time—with these 40 feminist-themed cross-stitching patterns!   Crafty activists will love this snarky book with its 40 irreverent, vintage-inspired cross-stitch patterns. Whether you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mindful Crafting: The Maker
    Mindful Crafting: The Maker's Creative Journey - by Sarah Samuel

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782406488 | ISBN 10: 1782406484

    Apart from the sheer enjoyment of using our hands to create something new, crafting helps us to connect with who we are. Sarah Samuel casts fresh light on how the basic human need to create is often forgotten as mass-consumerism grows, and how we can ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Felties: 21 Inspiring and Empowering Projects in Felt and Fabric by Missy Covington
    Feminist Felties: 21 Inspiring and Empowering Projects in Felt and Fabric - by Missy Covington

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782217138 | ISBN 10: 1782217134

    Over 20 fierce, feminist felt craft designs to make - sew your solidarity!   You’ve knitted your Pussyhat, now what do you do? This quirky new craft book will provide you with all the creative inspiration you need to carry on making a powerful f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nature Cuts by Georgia Low
    Nature Cuts - by Georgia Low

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912217335 | ISBN 10: 1912217333

    From field to forest and stream to sky, capture the harmony and beauty of the natural world with just some paper and a craft knife. This beautiful book includes step-by-step instructions for 20 exquisite nature-themed papercut projects designed by pa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secrets of Spinning, Weaving and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez
    Secrets of Spinning, Weaving and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands - by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez

    £20.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780998452357 | ISBN 10: 0998452351

    Ten years after the publication of her seminal book Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands, twenty years after founding the iconic Center for Tradition Textiles of Cusco, Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez provides an inspirational new view into the world of Andea ... more

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  • Cover image of book You
    You're Weird: A Creative Journal for Misfits, Oddballs, and Anyone Else Who's Uniquely Awesome - by Kate Peterson

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780143130895 | ISBN 10: 0143130897

    As seen on Buzzfeed: A quirky and engaging journal that celebrates what makes each of us a little weird.  Part journal, part activity book, and all fun, You’re Weird is a valentine for the inner weirdo in everyone–that part of us that doe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Notes From Underground: Zines and the Politics of Alternative Culture by Stephen Duncombe
    Notes From Underground: Zines and the Politics of Alternative Culture - by Stephen Duncombe

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621064848 | ISBN 10: 1621064840

    "Zines and underground culture offer up an alternative, a way of understanding and acting in the world that operates with different rules and upon different values than those of consumer capitalism. It is an alternative fraught with contradictions an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kirigami by Monika Cilmi
    Kirigami - by Monika Cilmi

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784287665 | ISBN 10: 1784287660

    Kirigami involves the folding and cutting of paper to make beautiful shapes and decorations.   Many people enjoy origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, and delight in the variety of shapes that can be created. Kirigami adds a new ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist by Lara Neel and Heather Marano
    Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist - by Lara Neel and Heather Marano

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781510731387 | ISBN 10: 1510731385

    Knit, sew, and craft your way to self-empowerment.  Are you a Nasty Woman ready to smash the patriarchy with a needle and thread? Proudly proclaim your feminism with your very own DIY Bleeding Heart T-shirt? Or stage a protest with the rest of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Protest Knits: Got Needles? Get Knitting! by Geraldine Warner
    Protest Knits: Got Needles? Get Knitting! - by Geraldine Warner

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781912217007 | ISBN 10: 1912217007

    Protest Knits is the book for you. From pussy hats to protest scarfs and political pin cushions to shy anarchist socks. Make your point with a crochet hook or pair of knitting needles. From the easy peasy to the more complex, here are more than 15 pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton
    Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy - by Bonnie Burton

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781594749278 | ISBN 10: 1594749272

    This is what a feminist crafter looks like!   Wear your ideology on your sleeve by creating feminist merit badges (like “started an all-girl band” or “rocked roller derby”). Prove that the political is personal with DIY power panties ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees by Robert Penn
    The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees - by Robert Penn

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141977515 | ISBN 10: 0141977515

    Robert Penn cut down an ash tree to see how many things could be made from it. After all, ash is the tree we have made the greatest and most varied use of over the course of human history. Journeying from Wales across Europe and Ireland to the USA, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope, Make, Heal: 20 Crafts to Mend the Heart by Maya Pagan Donenfeld
    Hope, Make, Heal: 20 Crafts to Mend the Heart - by Maya Pagan Donenfeld

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781611802009 | ISBN 10: 1611802008

    For anyone seeking renewal and restoration during lifes transitions and after deep loss, Hope, Make, Heal offers a unique approach to healing: using ones hands to mend the heart. The twenty craft projects provide ways to make tangible objects that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander
    Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials - by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9784805313527 | ISBN 10: 4805313528

    Don't dump your wastepaper into the garbage it's time to fold!   World renowned origami artists and award-winning authors Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander show you the way with Trash Origami. This origami book presents unique and f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs For Your Sassy Side by Julie Jackson
    Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs For Your Sassy Side - by Julie Jackson

    £11.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781576877555 | ISBN 10: 1576877558

    Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs For Your Sassy Side invites stitchers of all levels to fully express their bad-ass crafty selves, whether they need to release their inner curmudgeon or let fly with a witty insult.   With al ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Craft: Guerrilla Gardening / Yarnbombing / Light Graffiti Street Sculpture / and More by Riikka Kuittinen
    Street Craft: Guerrilla Gardening / Yarnbombing / Light Graffiti Street Sculpture / and More - by Riikka Kuittinen

    £14.95   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780500517840 | ISBN 10: 0500517843

    A zippy, compact and affordable introduction to Street Craft for all fans of traditional street art or contemporary arts and crafts.   Street Craft is the next chapter in the story of Street Art. From urban crochet to street sculpture, light p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Knit Your Own Kama Sutra by Trixie Von Purl
    Knit Your Own Kama Sutra - by Trixie Von Purl

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781845435943 | ISBN 10: 184543594x

    Today's knitters may be spoilt for choice when it comes to cutesy project books, but even the most enthusiastic needle crafters are likely to become tired of the same old dogs, cats, and farmyard animals after a while. Providing a delightfully refres ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Handmade Marketplace (2nd Edition) by Kari Chapin Nixon
    The Handmade Marketplace (2nd Edition) - by Kari Chapin Nixon

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781612123356 | ISBN 10: 161212335x

    Since its original publication in 2010, Kari Chapin's The Handmade Marketplace has inspired thousands of crafters around the world to find the courage and know-how they need to make money and even to make a full-time living from doing what they l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Craftivism: the Art of Craft and Activism by Betsy Greer
    Craftivism: the Art of Craft and Activism - by Betsy Greer

    £17.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781551525341 | ISBN 10: 1551525348

    Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add to the greater good. In these essays, interviews, and images, crafti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Made by Hand: Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices by Leanne Hayman and Nick Warner (Editors)
    Made by Hand: Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices - by Leanne Hayman and Nick Warner (Editors)

    £16.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908966391 | ISBN 10: 1908966394

    A visual survey of some of the worlds finest hand makers, the spaces they work in and the products they create, Made by Hand: Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices is a remedy to mass- production and a celebration of the return to artisan craft ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little Course in Crochet by Dorling Kindersley
    A Little Course in Crochet - by Dorling Kindersley

    £9.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409339816 | ISBN 10: 1409339815

    Ever wanted to learn how to crochet but don't know where to begin? Take the first step with A Little Course in Crochet, part of the popular series of learning guides from DK that explain everything and assume nothing. Learn at your own pace, in your ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Crafts: Sticks and Stones 25 Practical Projects Using Natural Materials by Mary Maguire
    New Crafts: Sticks and Stones 25 Practical Projects Using Natural Materials - by Mary Maguire

    £7.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780754828365 | ISBN 10: 0754828360

    In this book, the natural beauty and texture of sticks, wood, stones and pebbles are celebrated in inspirational and practical designs.   25 original projects include a wall-hanging cabinet made from driftwood; a beautiful twig candelabra; do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tie-Dye: Dye it, Wear it, Share it by Shabd Simon-Alexander
    Tie-Dye: Dye it, Wear it, Share it - by Shabd Simon-Alexander

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780307965738 | ISBN 10: 0307965732

    Tie-dye has grown up and resurfaced as one of todays most inspired looks. Whether dip-dye, shibori, ombr, or the traditional circle pattern, the new take on tie-dye is amazingly fresh, fashionable, and fun.   In Tie-Dye: Dye It, Wear It, Sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Woodworking from Offcuts: 20 Projects to Create from the Scrap Pile by Derek Jones
    Woodworking from Offcuts: 20 Projects to Create from the Scrap Pile - by Derek Jones

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781861088833 | ISBN 10: 1861088833

    Every workshop has a collection of offcuts that have been saved because they will come in handy one day. When you see the enticing projects presented in this book you will know that that day has come!   Here are 20 appealing and useful projec ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little Book of Craftivism by Sarah Corbett
    A Little Book of Craftivism - by Sarah Corbett

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908714077 | ISBN 10: 1908714077

    Craftivism is a term coined by Betsy Greer, referring to the raising of social consciousness through the medium of craft. The Craftivist Collective, run by Sarah Corbett, is at the forefront of this movement. Their mini cross-stitched banners and tin ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner by Tina Barrett
    How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner - by Tina Barrett

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781861089168 | ISBN 10: 1861089163

    This is the ultimate guide for the absolute beginner. For those with little or no knitting experience, this simple-to-learn, project-based book will start with the basics and take you through the initial stages of this fun and creative craft. Each te ... more

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  • Cover image of book Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art by Maria Elena Buszek (Editor)
    Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art - by Maria Elena Buszek (Editor)

    £23.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780822347620 | ISBN 10: 0822347628

    Contemporary artists such as Ghada Amer and Clare Twomey have gained international reputations for work that transforms ordinary craft media and processes into extraordinary conceptual art, from Amers monumental stitched paintings to Twomeys large, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Knit the City: A Whodunnknit Set in London by Deadly Knitshade
    Knit the City: A Whodunnknit Set in London - by Deadly Knitshade

    £9.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849531795 | ISBN 10: 184953179x

    Prepare to meet your friendly neighbourhood guerrilla knitters, whose prime objective is to enliven the dull city streets with a riot of colour one stitch at a time.  These creative knitting ninjas transformed a ballerina outside the Ro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Playing with Books: Upcycling, Deconstructing and Reimagining the Book by Jason Thompson
    Playing with Books: Upcycling, Deconstructing and Reimagining the Book - by Jason Thompson

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781592536009 | ISBN 10: 159253600x

    In these pages, Jason Thompson has curated an extensive and artistic range of both achievable upcycled crafts made from books and book pages and an amazing gallery that contains thought-provoking and beautiful works that transform books into art. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Threads of Identity: Preserving Palestinian Costume and Heritage by Widad Kawar
    Threads of Identity: Preserving Palestinian Costume and Heritage - by Widad Kawar

    £32.50   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9789963610419 | ISBN 10: 9963610412

    This book is a record of the 50 years Widad Kamel Kawar spent researching, collecting and preserving part of the heritage of Palestine. This endeavour evolved into the Widad Kawar Collection, the largest to date of Palestinian traditional dress and a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker
    The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine - by Rozsika Parker

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848852839 | ISBN 10: 1848852835

    Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major breakthrough in art history and criticism, and foste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today by Josh Macphee
    Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today - by Josh Macphee

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604860900 | ISBN 10: 1604860901

    Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today is a major collection of contemporary politically and socially engaged printmaking. This full color book showcases print art that uses themes of social justice and global equity to engage community m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain
    Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti - by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain

    £16.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781551522555 | ISBN 10: 1551522551

    On city street corners, around telephone posts, through barbed wire fences, and over abandoned cars, a quiet revolution is brewing. Knit graffiti is an international guerrilla movement that started underground and is now embraced by crochet and kni ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Inspirations in Embroidery by Mary Sleigh
    African Inspirations in Embroidery - by Mary Sleigh

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906388324 | ISBN 10: 1906388326

    A leading embroiderer with a lifelong love and understanding of African culture and landscape translates the many striking images of Africa into textile art, using embroidery, dyeing and quilting. From the dusky colours of the savannah to the traditi ... more

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  • Cover image of book 500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form by Steve Miller
    500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form - by Steve Miller

    £19.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781579908775 | ISBN 10: 1579908772

    Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form.  This title showcases a beautiful range from the intricacies of an exotic Ethiopian binding with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weaving: Methods, Patterns and Traditions of an Ancient Art by Christina Martin
    Weaving: Methods, Patterns and Traditions of an Ancient Art - by Christina Martin

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904263555 | ISBN 10: 1904263550

    In all early cultures, weaving represented the image of creation. In this beautiful book, Martin presents the history, folklore, and techniques of weaving through various cultures. She explains and illustrates the three basic weave structures-plain w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stitch
    Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker - by Debbie Stoller

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780761139850 | ISBN 10: 0761139850

    Debbie does crochet! Debbie Stoller, the "knitting superstar", has been leading an entire movement of hip young knitters with her New York Times best seller Stitch 'n Bitch and it's follow up Stitch 'n Bitch Nation. But guess what? For every one knit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making Stuff: An Alternative Craft Book by Ziggy Hanaor
    Making Stuff: An Alternative Craft Book - by Ziggy Hanaor

    £16.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904772613 | ISBN 10: 1904772617

    The word 'craft' in the twenty-first century has been much maligned. Instead of implying guile, cunning, skill and technique, it has come to be associated with popscicle sticks and pipe cleaners on the one hand, and grannies' needlework and church fe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stitch
    Stitch 'n Bitch Handbook: Instructions, Patterns, and Advice for a New Generation of Knitters - by Debbie Stoller

    £10.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780761128182 | ISBN 10: 0761128182

    A complete guide to the craft of knitting offers detailed instructions for a variety of techniques and stitches, from plain to fancy, as well as information on the different types of needles and yarns, tips on shopping for yarns, finishing techniques ... more

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