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Mini Menagerie

Pop a penguin in your handbag, take an elephant on holiday or chill out on the sofa with a sloth. With these tiny polymer clay projects you can have fun with these adorable animals no matter what size your home is. Mini Menagerie includes a gorgeous giraffe, cute cat, sweet swan and fabulous flamingo, the projects have clear step-by-step instructions that will ensure your miniature creatures are ...

Oils

Learn how use oil paints with this clear and simple guide. Accomplished artist and teacher Norman Long explains all the basics and shows you how to master this versatile, vibrant medium so you can produce beautiful paintings full of life and color. Oils has a handy front section covering all the practical stuff, from choosing the right materials to essential techniques.  10 step-by-step ...

One-Shuttle Tatting

Stunning pieces can still be created using very simple techniques. One-Shuttle Tatting shows us just what can be achieved by the inexperienced lacemaker using the minimum of tools, just one shuttle of thread, a crochet hook, and perhaps a few beads. Perfect for complete beginners to this intricate and traditional craft, as you work through this book of patterns it will soon become apparent that ...

Pallet Craft

If you like the natural, rustic look in your home and want to make furniture and home accessories to suit, then look no further: this comprehensive, step-by-step guide tells you all you need to know to make a range of stunning pieces for inside and out using wood sourced from pallets. 20 step-by-step projects for both indoor and outdoor projects suitable for DIY novices, using simple tools and ...

Paper Cutting

Making things is fun, but making things with friends is even better. So grab some paper, scissors and some crafty pals – there’s no end to what you can create together with Paper Cutting. With projects ranging from party hats to paper pictures, plus oodles of information and inspiration, this fabulous booklet has it all. In this quirky step-by-step guide you’ll find 10 fun and fabulous projects ...

The Dinosaur Craft Book

Whether they are budding palaeontologists or dream of being a Tyrannosaurus, children will love these fun crafts. Containing 15 fantastic dinosaur-themed projects to make, The Dinosaur Craft Book will get children crafting and creating in no time. 15 fantastic dino-themed projects to craft with kids 3+ Projects come with handy templates and make use of otherwise-wasted household items Grown-ups ...

The New Cottage

The mere thought of "cottage" puts the mind at ease, as a cottage is where life is simple, comforting, and true. Cottages are an informal, often hardy subset of small houses, generally possessing a visceral grab on homeowners' imaginations. The New Cottage explores how our favorite home is changing to suit living today. Even in the face of technology's expanding scope and speed, and the ...

Wiring

Wiring repairs, replacements, and upgrades are among the most popular projects for home DIYers—and, potentially, the most fraught with risk. With an unerring emphasis on safety, wiring expert Steve Cory prepares homeowners for the most common situations they are likely to encounter and gives them the confidence to tackle their own home wiring projects. After introductory sections on ...

Woodland Workshop

A  woodland  craftsman’s  workshop  should  bring  immense  pleasure and the tools and devices that furnish it are unique to woodland work and have formed the heritage of woodland crafts that we have today. Following on from his successful book Woodland Craft, woodsman Ben Law explains what makes a good workshop, outlines the key tools needed, gives information on how to sharpen them and shows ...