Home Decor and Accessories for the Modern Man and his ‘Man Cave’

  The inspiration for this post was this image above from artist, Steve Read (switched to black and white for aesthetic purposes) a design for Ravensburger which depicts a more traditional manly haven and place of retreat. Technology may have bought many changes, but a man will always enjoy his home comforts and the chance to play! … More Home Decor and Accessories for the Modern Man and his ‘Man Cave’

Book Review: Stitching with Beatrix Potter

ISBN 978-1-61745-610—7 Author:  Michele Hill Publisher: C&T Publishing (2 Feb. 2017) RRP £16.99 Content – 10 sewing and stitching projects based on stories and characters of Beatrix Potter. A couple of craft projects relate to Potter’s home at ‘Hill Top’ and the surrounding farmland in The Lake District, UK (now a National Trust property) Introduction Australian … More Book Review: Stitching with Beatrix Potter

A Short Review of Paper Home – an origami project book

Breaking the origami rules somewhat because of the inclusion of the use of quick -drying glue, and some cutting techniques. Described as multi-modular origami creations in fact. Some projects require other objects either to hard wire, to present or to decorate, but not much more is needed than quality papers (some patterned) of differing densities and … More A Short Review of Paper Home – an origami project book

Craft Book Review – Mini Knitted Ocean by author Sachiyo Ishii

Review of Mini Knitted Ocean is by guest reviewer and novice knitter, Kelly A from Pontyclun I’m a fairly novice knitter, most of my accomplishments come in the form of scarves, so it was really nice to have a go at something different with this book. I love the quality of the book, the various projects within … More Craft Book Review – Mini Knitted Ocean by author Sachiyo Ishii

Publisher Search Press is TSS Business of the Month for July 2016

Media and Publishing are the realms in which TSS operates and so excited to champion book publisher, Search Press, as our Business of the Month for July 2016 About Search Press Now in its 46th year Search Press Ltd, is an award winning independent consumer publisher and wholesale business, operating from Tunbridge Wells, and one … More Publisher Search Press is TSS Business of the Month for July 2016

Review of MAKING GREAT ILLUSTRATION

ISBN 978-1-4081-2453-6 Making Great Illustration by Derek Brazell and Jo Davies (The Authors) Published by Bloomsbury (imprint A&C Black Visual Arts) Paperback Published 22.09.2011 Available at Amazon http://amzn.to/2awcgqt RRP £35.00 Published as an e-book 10.05.2016 RRP £34.00 CONTENT Introduction from The Authors Foreword (with 3 sub headings) 10 main Chapters The Photography Index The Authors … More Review of MAKING GREAT ILLUSTRATION

Review of WILDER (a book of 21 fashion knits for women)

Title: WILDER By Kim Hargreaves Edition: Paperback Publication: April 2016 ISBN: 9781906487256 Size: 215 x 280 mm Pages: 105 RRP Price: £17.95 Amazon http://amzn.to/29YAfex   TSS Says: 21 Knit or crochet patterns to make women’s knitted fashion pieces i.e. LAKE (a long line tunic with deep vents); SONG (a semi fitted sweater with cables and braids); WEST (a lacy … More Review of WILDER (a book of 21 fashion knits for women)

Book Review of 100 LITTLE CROCHET GIFTS TO MAKE

Guest reviewer and crochet worker extraordinaire, Sue P from N W Leicestershire, UK reviews craft title 100 Little Crochet Gifts To Make Publisher: Search Press Edition: BC Paperback Publication: 19 April 2016 ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782213338 Size: 216 x 280 mm Illustrations: 500 Pages: 240 RRP Price: £12.99 The book cover is bright and colourful, and … More Book Review of 100 LITTLE CROCHET GIFTS TO MAKE