"It feels somehow sacreligious to say I was never really that 'into' Stitch'n Bitch, when it was almost single-handedly responsible for hurtling crafts into a new, funky 21st century direction. But"... (read full reviews)
"As an experienced 'codeworder' I was disappointed that there was such a large section devoted to easy codewords and a much smaller one devoted to the harder ones.
I had hoped that The Times would"... (read full reviews)
"Instructions in this book are quite good, nice easy to follow diagrams. The projects aren't very inspiring though, I thought there might have been some quicker more interesting things to make."... (read full reviews)
"I bought this book for my granddaughter aged 11.
She had just started to do basic crochet. I hoped this book would clarify some of the basic stitches for her.
She has not really found it helpful, the"... (read full reviews)
"I quite like this book. It's written in a friendly style and contains basic information about lots of sewing techniques. However, the information is very basic, and I've often found a bit of"... (read full reviews)
"this book is ok but some of the things in it are not something you would want to make although the bag on the front turns out well. it is a good idea but I think it could do with better more useful"... (read full reviews)
"Although quite enjoyable I found the questions far too challenging and not really suitable for your average quizzer.
More University Challenge than Eggheads.
I doubt if anyone setting a pub quiz"... (read full reviews)
"This was my first art DVD. I like very much Sharon Sprung's work but I felt that:
- the mixing of skin colours was interesting but took too up too much of the DVD
- there was a passing mention of a"... (read full reviews)
"This is a fun book, whether you intend to actually knit any of the dolls or not. It is a nice little souvenir to commemorate the royal wedding and if you are so inclined you can go ahead and knit a"... (read full reviews)
"This wonderful collection of bookish trivia takes us from flatulence in fiction to masterpieces rescued from the waste paper bin. Find out where the name Bovril comes from and where the Arctic Monkeys"... (read full reviews)
"The Chess Player's Bible is a unique visual guide, split into useful sections on such things as tactics, positional considerations, opening principles and mating tactics. It is an entertaining and"... (read full reviews)
"I have to admit to being a little disappointed with this book. Yes, there are many lovely things to make, but some of the instructions leave a bit to be desired. For example, I was surprised that"... (read full reviews)
"This curious collection of projects is really aimed more at the embroiderer than the seamstress, with the majority being embellished with or constructed of canvaswork, or cross stitch. There are some"... (read full reviews)
"If you are into scrapbooking, you will find tonnes of embellishment and decorative ideas in this book, as well as interesting structural ideas to experiment beyond straightforward, flip-through pages."... (read full reviews)
"If you specifically want to learn how to make books with fabric-covered covers (not books made out of fabric), actually most basic bookbinding books will show you how - just use your own choice of"... (read full reviews)
"Great idea for a book, focusing on traditional craft techniques but using recycled stuff to make projects affordable and eco-friendly. Problem is, the DIY punk ethic really falls flat when you're"... (read full reviews)
"If you are a scrapbooker, this book is an invaluable resource book of techniques to follow and adapt in your (family-oriented) projects.If you are not a scrapbooker, you may find it difficult to see"... (read full reviews)