With no-nonsense instructions and diagrams, knitting guru Sharon Brant takes you through all the stages of creating a perfectly fitting sweater, cardigan or jacket. From recognising what styles will suit your body shape best, to decoding measurements hidden in patterns, to adjusting all elements of a garment, this is the book knitters have been waiting for.
A stylish collection of 30 easy-to-make sewing projects from Tanya Whelan each project has a step-by-step illustration and instructions to help you on your way, there is a selection different projects to try ranging from childrens to adults and homeware.
Prepare to be captivated…still and enchanting; a haunting beauty appears amid the deep shadows, bringing true radiance and charm. Luxurious fabrics of creamy coloured mohairs, satins and silks contrast with dark brocades and beaded opulence to complete the vision.
Attend a personal workshop with two masters of color as Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably share their inspiration and techniques for creating colorful knits. Kaffe and Brandon lead you through a variety of vibrant palettes, then showcase them in more than thirty designs.
The ultimate practical guide to sewing fabulous bags from expert Lisa Lam includes eight exclusive designs with easy to follow instructions and full size patterns. You will also find expert tips and trade secrets on how to achieve professional and beautiful results along with detailled photos illustrating techniques from choosing fabrics to inserting fastenings.
Learn to Knit provides complete step-by-step instructions from casting on to making buttonholes, plus a great selection of classic patterns for garments for all the family, accessories and home furnishings.
From choosing yarns and hooks to making a loop and foundation chain, would-be crocheters will find all the basics of the craft right here. Holding the hook, checking the gauge, reading standard patterns, everything is covered in great detail with full-page photos and close-up drawings.