A mixed bundle of resources for crafters, writers and more

Design & Mixed Media
  • La Bibbia dei Motivi Celtici by David Balade
  • Design Parts Sourcebook – Romantic (Rockport Publishers)
  • Linocuts, engraving & printing linoleum blocks by Albert Chapman
  • Il Nuovo Manuale dell’Artista by Ray Smith
  • How to Draw 101 Funny People by Dan Green
  • How to Draw & Paint (Ebury-Press)
  • 1000 Decorated Initials (The Pepin Press — Agile Rabbit Editions)
  • Colour Mixing Bible by Ian Sidaway (Piers Spence)
  • European Folk Art Designs by Marty Noble (Dover Publications Inc)
  • One Zentangle a Day by Beckah Krahula (Quarry Books)
  • Imagine a Forest by Dinara Mirtalipova (Rock Point)
  • Sketch your World by James Hobbs (Apple Press)
  • Know your Onions — Graphic Design by Drew de Soto (Bis publishers)
  • Graphic Design Rules by Sean Adams, Peter Dawson, John Foster, Tony Seddon (Frances Lincoln)
  • Tecniche per Manga Digitali by Hayden Scott-Baron
  • Computer Arts – Lavorare con la Grafica (Sprea Italy)
  • The Web Designer’s Idea Book by Patrick McNeil (How Books)
Floral & Biedermeier decorations
  • Decorare con i Fiori Freschi by M.G.Montaini, A.Romanelli Rupi (Demetra Press)
  • The New Book of Wedding Flowers by Joanne O’Sullivan (Lark Books)
  • Arredare con i Fiori Secchi by Carol Petelin
  • Ghirlande decorative (i manuabili)
Generic Crafting
  • The Book of Creative Crafts (Octopus Books)
  • Creare con le Perline by Francesca Ghidini, Gabriella Lucietto & Ornella Quartaroli (Gribaudo Press)
  • Beautiful Wire Jewellery for Beaders by Irina Miech (KalmbackBooks)
  • Contemporary Copper Jewelry by Sharilyn Miller (Interweave)
  • Chic & Unique Beaded Jewellery by Naomi Abeykoon (D&C Press)
  • Magical Metal Clay Jewellery by Sue Heaser (D&C Press)
  • The Art of Polymer Clay by Donna Kato (Watson-Guptill Publications)
  • Kumihimo Basics & Beyond by Rebecca Ann Combs (Kalmbach Books)
  • Sensational Bead Embroidery by Sherry Serafini (Sterling Publishing Co.Inc)
  • Chinese, Celtic & Ornamental Knots by Suzen Millodot (Search Press)
  • The Knotting & Braiding Bible by Dorothy Wood (David & Charles)
  • My Little Book of Binding by Kimberly Knowles
  • Handmade Decorative Books by Sue Roddis (Search Press)
  • Découpage by Laura Pasi & Francesca Rocchini (Gibaudo Press)
  • Creare con Carta Pirkka by Ad Maiora (Demetra Press)
  • Carta Pergamena by Patrizia Nave Cerutti (Fabbri Editori)
  • Manuale Di Cartonaggio by Valeria Ferrari-Ersilia Fiorucci
  • Twirled Paper by Jacqueline Lee (Klutz Press)
  • Marmorizzare la Carta by Gina Cristanini Di Fidio, Wilma Strabello Bellini(Demetra Press)
Polymer Clay
  • Polymer Clay by Angela Mabray & Kim Otterbein
  • The Art of Polymer Clay by Donna Dato
  • Ricicla in Musica by Rossana Rossena (Demetra S.r.l. Press)
  • The Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking Techniques by Karen McIvor & Sarah Mason
  • Scrapbooking for Dummies by Jeanne Wines-Reed & Joan Wines
  • Handmade Decorative Books by Sue Roddis (Search Press)
Textiles & Stitching
  • Crafting Christmas Gifts — by Tone Finnanger [ David & Charles Publishers (NB. The items presented in this book can be made for personal use only)]
  • Start to Felt by Ewa Kuniczak (Search Press)
  • Layered, Tattered & Stitched by Ruth Rae
  • Patchwork senza ago by G.Valli Berti, R.Ricolfi (Fabbri Editori)
  • Manuale di Cucito (Burda Press)
  • McCall’s Sewing in Colour (Hamlyn Publishing Group)
  • The Complete Guide to Needlework Techniques & Materials (Quill Publishing)
  • Felting Fashion, Creative and inspirational techniques for feltmakers by Lizzie Houghton
  • The Complete Guide to Designing & Printing Fabric by Laurie Wisbrun (A & C Black Publishers Limited)
  • 350 Quilting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets by Susan Briscoe (Search Press Ltd)
  • Colour Confident Stitching by Karen Barbé (Pimpernel Press Ltd)
  • Appliqué with Attitude by Becky Goldsmith & Linda Jenkins (Amy Marson)
  • Embroidery Stitches Step by Step by Lucinda Ganderton (Penguin Random House)
  • Digital Fiber Art by Wen Redmond (Amy Marson)
  • Borse in Ecopelle by Francesca Peterlini (Peter Edizioni)
  • Scuola di Maglia (Vallardi Editore)
  • Bead Embroidery Stitch Samples by CRK Design/Yasuko Endo (Interweave)
  • Modern Weaving by Laura Strutt (Cico Books)
  • Drawn to Stitch by Gwen Hedley (Pavilion Books)
  • Stitch Stories by Cas Holmes (Pavilion Books)
  • Enciclopedia delle Techiche di Sartoria by Lorna Knight (Il Castello)
  • Smøyg pattern darning from Norway by Yvette Stanton (Searchpress)
  • A Field Guide to Fabric Design by Kimberly Kight (Stashbooks)
  • Fabric Surface Design by Cheryl Rezendes (Storey)
  • Big Weaving on a Small Loom by Fiona Daly (Search Press)
  • Understanding Antiques by Lucilla Watson (W.H.SMITH Exclusive Books)
  • Making Authentic Country Furniture by John G.Shea
  • The New Dolls’ House Do-It-Yourself Book by Venus & Martin Dodge (D&C Press)
  • Complete starter guide to Whittling (Fox Chapel Publishing)
Resources for writers (books)
  • Padel, Ruth ((2004)[2002]) 52 Ways of Looking at a Poem, London: Vintage Books
  • Fry, Stephen ((2007)[2005]) The Ode Less Travelled, London: Arrow Books
  • Novakovich, Josip (1998) Writing Fiction Step by Step, Cincinnati: Story Press
  • Novakovich, Josip ((2008)[1956]) Fiction Writer’s Workshop, Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books
  • Anderson, Linda (2006) Creative Writing, Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge
  • Neale, Derek (2009) A Creative Writing Handbook, Milton Keynes: The Open University
  • George, Don ((2009)[2005]) Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing, London: Lonely Planet Publications
  • Oltermann, Philip (2009) How to Write, London: Guardian Books
  • Weatherly, Lee & Corner, Helen ((2010)[2006]) Write a Blockbuster and get it Published, London: Hachette UK
  • Sommer, Robin Langley (1996) Nota Bene, USA: Dove Tail books
  • Green, Jonathon ((1999)[1986]) The Penguin Slang Thesauras, London: Penguin Books
  • Illustrating Children’s Books by Martin Salisbury (Barron’s)