When it comes to craft books, the week of October 5th seems to have a little bit of everything, especially for those that love sewing and needle arts! Here are the new craft book releases for the week of October 5, 2014.
Washi Tape Christmas: Easy Holiday Craft Ideas with Washi Tape by Kami Bigler
Kami Bigler of the blog “No Biggie,” shows you how to make overt 30 projects including cute decorations, ornaments, wrapping paper and Christmas cards. (Am I the only one that has problems walking past washi tape without buying some? So many patterns! So many colors! So much cuuuuute!)
Crochet with One Sheepish Girl: Easy Lessons & Sweet Designs for Wearing, Living & Giving by Meredith Crawford
Popular blogger Meredith Crafword shares crochet patterns showcasing her trademark vintage modern style including a camera purse, a bow brooch, a cottage-shaped tea cozy and garlands for party decorating.
Big Little Felt Fun: 60+ Projects That Jump, Swim, Roll, Sprout & Roar by Jeanette Lim
Fans of the book Big Little Felt Universe be glad to know that there is a sequel with 60 all-new designs. Fun projects include a picnic basket (complete with utensils and a sandwich) nesting dolls, a baking set with mixer and cupcakes as well as dinosaurs and a lava mountain.
Learn to Sew with Lauren by Lauren Guthrie
Guthrie is best known as a finalist on the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee. (Why doesn’t BBC America have this in their line-up? That would be a reality show I’d actually watch!) Guthrie aims to teach beginning sewers using a series of step-by-step projects that gradually increase in difficulty.
Winter Knitting: Patterns for the Family and Home by MillaMia
MillaMia (a.k.a sisters Katarina and Helena Rosen) have created more patterns based on their clean but colorful Swedish aesthetic. In this book you’ll find a mix of knitting projects perfect for winter, including stylish garments and accessories for both adults and children, home decor and unique gifts.
Faux Taxidermy Knits: 15 Wild Animal Knitting Patterns by Louise Walker
Sincerely Louise blogger Louise Walker’s Faux Taxidermy Knits by consists of 15 wonderfully quirky and fun knitting patterns that allow you to wear ‘animals’ without the guilt. Split into two sections, wearables and habitat, this book includes knitting patterns from moose wall hangings and tiger rugs, to fox stoles and claw mittens.
As always, dates are subject to change. All books are available as printed copies unless otherwise noted.