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  • Threads of Life

    A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

    by Clare Hunter ...
    **SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** **RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK** **WATERSTONES SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE MONTH****'An astonishing feat'Christina Patterson, Sunday Times'An inspiring and moving sideways look at history'Eithne Farry, Sunday Express**An eloquent blend of history and memoir, Threads of Life is an evocative and moving book about the need we all have to tell our story.From poli... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Christmas Holiday

    The perfect heart-warming read full of festive magic

    by Sophie Claire ...
    'A sumptuous Christmas romance' Woman & Home'A cosy and heart-warming Christmas read - the perfect festive treat' Heidi Swain'A fun and festive read' Trisha Ashley***Can a trip away lead you home?After a bad break-up, eternal optimist Evie Miller has moved to the small village of Willowbrook to finally pursue her dream of o... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Smocking for Beginners

    Smocking is a craft that can easily be learned. It only looks complicated, but believe me it’s very easy once you try it yourself. If you know how to use a needle and thread you will be able to smock in no time at all. Because of its simplicity, smocking became, and remains a very popular form of decorative embroidery - it’s an inexpensive, creative and relaxing hobby. ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD

  • Visible Mending

    Repair, Renew, Reuse The Clothes You Love

    We all have that favourite pair of jeans or even lucky socks that we treasure, no matter how baggy or worn they might become. In the movement against throw-away culture and fast fashion, learn how to pick up a needle and rediscover the forgotten techniques and the joy of mending.In Visible Mending, Arounna Khounnoraj explores why we should mend, and how to mend a variety of different fabrics. Work ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Art of Crazy Quilting

    A volume of inspiration, NOT a how-to book... Making a crazy quilt is an artful process, and this is why no two crazy quilts can ever be alike. Author of numerous titles on crazy quilting and the needle arts, J. Marsha Michler reveals how creativity is a part of every aspect of making this type of quilt, explaining how each quilter brings her own, unique signature to each step. Illustrated in full ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Dress Making - Drafting and Pattern Making

    by Jane Fales ...
    This vintage book contains an introductory guide to tailoring, including complete directions for drafting and pattern-making. With step-by-step instructions and many helpful tips, this volume is designed to introduce the beginner to dressmaking, and aims to walk the novice through the creation of a few simple items. Contents include: “Dressmaking and Tailoring”, “Drafting and Pattern-Making”, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Winter's Dream

    A heart-warming and feel-good cosy read for Christmas

    by Sophie Claire ...
    'Sophie's novels are perfect for cosy escapism' - Heidi Swain_____________________________Liberty has never been a risk-taker. She loves the routine of her quiet life in the charming village of Willowbrook, with her Labrador, Charlie. But the arrival of a mysterious gift prompts Liberty to make some changes: starting with a daily challenge to say yes to everything for the month of December.. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

    Embroidery is the art of decorating fabric or leather using any type of thread or yarn that can fit through the eye of a needle. It is not as complicated as it often looks. The stitches are mostly straight stitches placed in various positions to form patterns and are very easy to master. You will soon realize how easy it is to build on the basic stitches you have learned, to be able to graduate to ... Read more

    $4.20 AUD

  • A Collection of Vintage Patterns for Tea and Coffee Cosies; Patterns for Knitting, Crochet and Embroidery

    by Anon ...
    This vintage book contains a detailed guide to making a range of tea cosies, including step-by-step directions for knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. With simple instructions and all the measurements needed, this book is ideal for the novice, and would make for a lovely addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Easy Knitted Cosy”, “A Hotcup of Teaknitted Cosy”, “A Crochet ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Splendid Sampler

    100 Spectacular Blocks from a Community of Quilters

    Join the Splendid Sampler community with a comprehensive collection of very special 6-inch blocks created and shared by more than 80 of today's most innovative designers. You'll enjoy trying your hand at 100 eye-catching designs that use a wide range of techniques, including traditional patchwork, applique, foundation paper piecing, and embroidery A number of the 6-inch blocks are shown in two ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Embroidery Stitches Step-by-Step

    The ultimate stitch dictionary, perfect for anyone who wants to learn and master the traditional craft of embroidery!A visual encyclopedia of stitches that will inspire and inform sewers of all levels. With this comprehensive guide in hand, you'll be able to accomplish and perfect every stitch under the sun!This handbook is packed with practical advice on which thread, needles, or fabrics work ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series: Adornments

    series The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series
    How to make amazing vintage necklaces, cardigans, slippers, gloves and more, all instructions included. Taken from Rosemary McLeod's amazing book With Bold Needle & Thread: Adventures in Vintage Needlecraft, the 10 patterns in this ebook come from women' s magazines of the 1930s to 1950s, recreated with a modern twist. Rosemary McLeod, bestselling author and expert on textile crafts, has written ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book

    by Mary Thomas ...
    This vintage book contains a comprehensive manual of embroidery, with information on all aspects of the subject from designing to finishing. Written in plain language and profusely illustrated, his volume constitutes a must-have for anyone with an interest in embroidery, and is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Contents include: “Scalloping”, “Canvas Embroidery”, “Material and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Dressmaker's Secret

    A heart-warming family saga – 'Loved it' VAL WOOD

    by Karen Dickson ...
    ‘A compelling saga that will hold you fast from the first page to the last. Loved it’ VAL WOOD, author of The Lonely WifePerfect for fans of Dilly Court and Gracie Hart, The Dressmaker’s Secret is a moving and heartfelt family saga from the talented author of The Shop Girl’s Soldier.Dorset, 1876. When young Beatrice Cullen shows up in the local church with her illegitimate child in her arms, Rever ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stitches for Crazy Quilting

    The Stitch Plates

    Much of the beauty and charm of crazy quilts is in the variations and combinations of embroidery stitches that are worked on them. Author of numerous titles on crazy quilting and the needle arts, J. Marsha Michler presents a collection of hundreds of variations on twenty basic embroidery stitches. The twenty Stitch Plates illustrate hundreds of ways that embroidery stitches can be worked along ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • Joyful Stitching

    Transform Fabric with Improvisational Embroidery

    Dive into Laura’s delightful world of embroidery and learn how to create small, free-form embroidery pieces that are alive with color and texture. With instructions for 21 basic embroidery stitches and 6 projects, all in Laura’s signature colorful, whimsical style, you’ll transform a flat, plain surface into a joyful, design-packed art piece. Stitch on wool, felt, or silk, and enjoy the simple ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Needlepoint Book

    New, Revised, and Updated Third Edition

    The Needlepoint Book is the only needlework guide you’ll ever need—now including 436 stitches and 1,680 illustrations.Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as the bible for all stitching enthusiasts—the one resource for every needlepoint aficionado. Whether you’re new to the craft or have been practicing for years, this guide covers your stitching journey ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Make & Mend

    The Japanese Art of Sashiko Embroidery-15 Beautiful Visible Mending Projects

    Make and Mend is an exquisite, full-colour guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, accessories and home textiles - requiring no special equipment other than a sewing needle and some thread!Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it can just as easily be used to create beautiful, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Gentle Art of Domesticity

    by Jane Brocket ...
    The Gentle Art of Domesticity is a book that has changed many lives. Now it’s back by popular demand. This is not a how-to book with diagrams and instructions, but an inspirational and articulate defence of the home as a place to express creativity and personality. Jane Brocket delights in domesticity. Lively, curious and creative, she takes inspiration from her surroundings, art, literature and ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD

  • The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook

    Patterns, Projects and Inspirations

    by Susan Briscoe ...
    Let an expert teach you the traditional craft of Japanese country quilting, “the perfect simple, low-cost hobby to get you off your phone” (Slate).Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses a simple running stitch to create beautiful patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting, and embroidery. Sashiko, pronounced shash-ko, means “stab stitch” and refers to the small ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Shelly's Blackwork Fillers Volume 1

    This volume is my first book in a large series on Black-work. It has easy to complete - good for beginners, filler numbers 1 to 50. I have created this book so that you may build your own library of filler designs to use within your own Black-work creations and over time I hope to do a complete library of the following: Fillers, Borders, Corners, Alphabets, Patterns & Charts. To create your own ... Read more

    $11.07 AUD

  • Tudor and Stuart Embroidery

    by M. Jourdain ...
    This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on embroidery in the Tudor and Stuart eras. With details on history, development, popularity, and influence, this volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of the textiles industry, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series: Tea Cosies

    series The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series
    How to make amazing tea cosies, all instructions included. Taken from Rosemary McLeod's amazing book With Bold Needle & Thread: Adventures in Vintage Needlecraft, the eight patterns in this ebook come from women' s magazines of the 1930s to 1950s, recreated with a modern twist. Rosemary McLeod, bestselling author and expert on textile crafts, has written easy to follow patterns that will inspire ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Kogin Collection

    Projects and patterns for counted sashiko embroidery

    by Susan Briscoe ...
    Discover the beautiful Japanese pattern darning technique kogin and how it can be used to create stunning stitched and quilted projects. Kogin is a variation of the popular Japanese embroidery technique sashiko and is rapidly becoming as popular as its 'big sister'.Japanese embroidery expert, Susan Briscoe, has compiled a collection of over 60 pattern charts - kogin is a counted embroidery ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD