Best Craft Books for DIY Lovers

Do you love a well-crafted home or new project? Can you not resist making to-do lists and get excited over any creative endevour? At Books 4 People we understand your need for new inspiration and so have put together this indispensable list of craft books that will put you in craft and DIY heaven. 

1. The 52 Lists Project 

This beautiful undated journal of weekly lists will help nurture self-expression and self-development. Each of the four seasonal sections includes 13 listing prompts with plenty of space to write your own lists and involves challenges to help you take action and make your dreams a reality.

With perfectly timed listing prompts that meet you where you are throughout the
different seasons of the year, this journal will open up new avenues of
self-knowledge and help you celebrate, enjoy, and take ownership of your own
life.

Based on her most popular Moorea Seals project, 52 Lists Project is a gorgeous journal for list lovers with an aspirational yet attainable aesthetic and spirit.

2. Origami - A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Art of Paper Folding

Who says crafts can't be for kids too! Suitable for children aged 7 and up, this book provides a step-by-step introduction to the art of paper folding, including 24 sheets of coloured origami paper. With masses of original colour illustrations, Origami is a practical and fun book for children who like being creative.

The high quality colour illustrations show the stages in a clear and easy to follow manner, with the book divided into clear sections, allowing children to skip straight to their favourite projects. The information is presented in a clear way with easy to follow instructions, while photographs of finished pieces give children a clear idea of what they are working towards. The emphasis is on fun as well as giving practical art advice, and the brightly coloured origami paper included means children can create birds; beasts and dinosaurs straight away!

Enjoy this beautifully presented step-by-step guide when you order Origami : A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Art of Paper Folding

3. Crochet Blocks and Flowers

 

A truly fabulous crafting book that serves as a foundation for countless crochet projects. Each example flower and block is presented in a large, full-colour photograph and is accompanied by written instructions and diagrams. All sample flowers and blocks are crocheted in bright colours of smooth cotton yarn to clearly show the stitch patterns, making it an ideal resource for any crafter looking for inspiration.

The book includes 60 different crochet block motifs and 66 flower patterns. With this book you can make blankets, cushions, clothing and accessories such as skirts, mittens and scarves.

Crochet Blocks and Flowers - 66 Flowers and 60 Blocks in Crochet, get started completing your crochet goals when you purchase Crochet Blocks and Flowers at an incredible value price. 

4. How to Dress: Secret Styling Tips From a Fashion Insider 

The perfect book for anyone who wants to know the secrets to always looking stylish with minimal effort. Former Fashion Director at Stylist Magazine and a contributor to Glamour, Grazia, Harpers Bazaar and Telegraph amongst others, Alexandra Fullerton reveals the tips and tricks that fashion insiders use to put their outfits together.

Lose yourself in this fascinating insider's perspective on an often obtuse world. Order your copy of How to Dress: Secret Styling Tips From A Fashion Insider

 5. Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book

With this pocket sized guidebook and a trusty Swiss Army Knife, readers will be ready to whittle wherever they go. World famous whittler Chris Lubkemann shows how to carve 43 useful and whimsical objects using nothing more than a stick and an Original Swiss Army(R) Knife. Chris offers step-by-step instructions for all the traditional whittling favorites like spoons, forks, and flowers, plus some decidedly funny animals and the classic curly tail rooster. He also provides sage advice on how to choose wood, sharpen a blade, and safely control your knife. Published in collaboration with Victorinox(R) AG, makers of the Original Swiss Army Knife.

Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book, Gift Edition: Fun; Easy-To-Make Projects with Your Swiss Army Knife

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