How to Make a Quilted Indigo Sunflower Table Runner

The fabric used lends itself very well to quilting around each and every Sunflower and the use of some fancy, embroidery stitches looks cool too, but if you’re are going to try reproduce this like-for-like please know it isn’t a quick project though it is worthwhile to be patient as the result is very effective. … More How to Make a Quilted Indigo Sunflower Table Runner

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

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

Embroidered ‘Australian’ Landscapes – Craft Book Feature

Title: Embroidered Landscapes Author: Judy Wilford Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Edition: Hardback Publication: 18 February 2016 ISBN: 9781863514743 Size: 210 x 280 mm Pages: 288 RRP Price: £24.99 Available at Search Press and Amazon   TSS Says: Embroider Australian Landscapes in fabric layers and embroidery stitches. An inspiring book for sewing head sorts with artistic leanings: for … More Embroidered ‘Australian’ Landscapes – Craft Book Feature

Short Review and #giveaway of craft book – Knitted Toys by Sandra Polley

 Title : Sandra Polley’s Knitted Toys  Animals, dolls and teddies for all ages ISBN 978-1-910231-60-9 RRP £9.99  Author Sandra Polley Published by Collins & Brown,  February 2016 Content 20 easy to follow knitting patterns of Animals including Meercats, Mice and Dogs. Dolls (includes multicultural choices) and Teddy Bears (including the classic bear pattern) Comment Most … More Short Review and #giveaway of craft book – Knitted Toys by Sandra Polley

Craft Book Review THE KNITTED NURSERY COLLECTION

ISBN 978-1-78221-317-8 RRP £9.99   Author Jem Weston Published by Search Press, Jan 2016 Content 14 knitting projects which include toys, accessories and decorations for babies and nursery room environments Introduction The author, Jem Weston is a freelance designer and a Workshop Tutor for Rowan Yarns. Weston lives in Nottingham UK and in the book’s … More Craft Book Review THE KNITTED NURSERY COLLECTION