A Bookseller Recommends: Get Crafty - RC's Book List for Handmade Creations
An essential sewing companion for beginner and expert sewists alike. Philip offers approachable explanations of modifications for all bodies' needs with body-neutral language. The four patterns included are easy building blocks to create timeless styles, and worth the purchase on their own. You'll feel empowered to sharpen your skills and sew your own wardrobe.
Harper's beautiful, pastel-colored book invites us to escape from daily stressors through handmade creations. With accessible instructions and photos alongside patterns for chunky knitwear, your projects will progress quickly and make you feel accomplished and skillful.
A treasure trove of knowledge to guide you through using flowers, foods, and herbs to create beautiful, colorful dyes. Duerr simplifies the science of dyeing for crafters of all ages to transform textiles with color.
For those wanting to start in woodworking without space for a full-on woodshop, this book will help you begin your journey with small projects like egg cups, spoons, and soap dishes. Centered with a mindfulness to ground us in our creative practice.
A beautiful book you'll want to keep on display when you're not making stunning woven creations from it. Moodie offers simple instructions with accessible photos for complex designs.
Sew It Yourself with DIY Daisy: 20 Pattern-Free Projects (and Infinite Variations) To Make Your Dream Wardrobe (Paperback)
As a longtime online fan of DIY Daisy, I've patiently waited for this book and it did not disappoint! Clothing and accessory patterns made with your body measurements, rather than a set size range, these patterns are innately size-expansive and so beautiful.
Pinch Your Pottery: The Art & Craft of Making Pinch Pots - 35 Beautiful Projects to Hand-form from Clay (Hardcover)
Accessible instructions for creating everything from bowls to ornaments out of clay -- without a wheel! 35 projects that will help you become a potter with only clay, simple tools, and your very own hands.
Reading this book feels like being wrapped in a hand-stitched quilt made with love and care by generations past. Beautiful stories and images alongside expert embroidery tutorials.
A simply designed book to help you create minimalist, fashionable crochet accessories and housewares. The thorough walk-through of materials, patterns, and stitches make for a good beginner's resource.
This book offers an Earth-conscious guide to creating the wardrobe you want from what you already have or can buy secondhand. Bringing intention to every step with thoughtful reflection, Rodabaugh teaches you how to create, buy, dye, and mend with less waste.