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Arts and crafts

Do-it-yourself projects and craft ideas that are easy to pull off, no matter your skill level.

Art, photography and craft magazines

British Journal of Photography
Ceramic Review
Make-Up Artist


1000 New Eco Designs and Where to Find Them
Activities for Older People in Care Homes
The book of forgotten crafts : keeping the traditions alive
Boxes - 20 practical designs for all occasions
Candle Making In a Weekend: Inspirational Ideas And Practical Projects
The Christmas Book
Chinese Brush Painting - A Practical Guide
Eco-Design handbook: a complete source book for the home and office
Design And Make: Scarves, Collars, Ties And Belts
The Ultimate Doll Book
Face Painting
Folding Techniques for Designers
Handmade Baskets
Learn to Tat
The New Artisans II
Organizing Your Life
Authoritiative Guide to Plastic Collectibles
Weaving Without a Loom

Drawing and painting

Creative Block : Advice And Projects From 50 Successful Artists
Designer's Dictionary of Colour
Learning to Draw
Drawing Masterclass: Life Drawing
Complete Painting And Drawing Handbook
Make Great Art on Your IPad
The Secret Lives Of Colour
Watercolor Landscapes


100 Ideas That Changed Street Style
The Fashion Book
Folk Fashion
Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion
Print, Make, Wear
Style Me Vintage: 1940s
Sustainable Fashion

Jewellery making

Bakelite Jewelry
Beaded Jewellery: Create Your Own Style
Jewels of Fantasy
Fabric Jewellery: 25 Designs to Make Using Silk, Ribbon, Buttons and Beads
Junk Jewelry
The New Macrame
Non-Precious Jewellery
Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts Jewellery
Woven Wire Jewelry

Knitting, sewing & fabrics

Art in Felt and Stitch
The Art and Craft of Applique
Compendium of Knitting Techniques
Creating Sketchbooks For Embroiderers And Textile Artists
Knit and Felt Bags: 20 Quick and Easy Embellished Bags
Pattern Cutting Primer
Sew Step by Step
The Sewing Book
Step-by-Step Fabric Painting

Paper craft

The Art of the Fold
Cut and Fold Paper Textures
Quick and Easy Paper Crafts
Papercraft 2
The Art And Craft Of Papier-Mâché
The Complete Book of Papermaking
Photo Art
Practical Printmaking


50 Photographers You Should Know
The Beginner's Photography Guide
Digital Photography Step By Step
The Enthusiast's Guide to IPhone Photography
Photo-Graphics: Exposure
Photography: the key concept

Pottery, sculpting & marbling

The Craft and Art of Clay
Marbling - A Complete Guide To Creating Beautiful Patterned Papers And Fabrics
Pottery Basics: Everything You Need To Know To Start Making Beautiful Ceramics
The Potter's Guide to Handbuilding
Sculpting Basics : Everything You Need To Know To Create Fantastic Three-Dimensional Art
Studio Pottery in Britain, 1900-2005