Get Started in Macramé teaches the basic starts and knots of macramé and provides some easy and stylish projects to try your new skills. This is a great time to pick up macramé because it’s back in fashion and it’s fun to do! You can make home décor, usable items, and great gifts.
Woven wall hangings always feel comfy and homey to me. Now you can learn to make them yourself with the help of this comprehensive book. Learn terms, weaving stitches, techniques and more, then get weaving. Follow the patterns in this book, or create your own using the skills you will learn.
Fair Isle Crochet Projects: 8 Traditional Projects using Fair Isle Technique by Melissa Leapman Blowney will teach you to create patterns with multiple colors. Only two colors are used per row, and the unused color is worked over, thus weaving it into the fabric.
Let’s Paint Live with Plaid is wonderful for painters of nearly all levels. From someone who wants to learn, to a seasoned painter, Let’s Paint Live is fun for all. In addition to that, it’s doable for all! You can follow along exactly, or even change things up to make your painting unique.
The Beginner’s Guide to Mosaic Knitting by Melissa Leapman teaches a one color per row technique making mosaic knitting more approachable. If you’ve been a bit intimidated by mosaic knitting in the past, then this technique is a great way to give it a go!
Embroidered Country Gardens is packed full of beautiful botanical stitched creations. Furthermore, Lorna Bateman packed the first half of the book with a bevy of embroidery stitches, tips and techniques. This book should be on the shelf of every embroiderer!
Slow Fashion Made Fast includes 12 knit designs for the advanced beginner that can be made from one night to a weekend. These designs by Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands are fashion forward and will make wonderful gifts to yourself or a loved one.
Retro Christmas Ornaments are so nostalgic. They are quick and fun to crochet and make great gifts that will be cherished for years to come. Every year when the ornaments come out, these crocheted treasures will remind your loved ones of how much you care.