Knit A Box of Socks | Author Interview

We sat down with Julie to hear all about her brand new book, Knit a Box of Socks, which, to no surprise, has been a smash hit already – and it’s not even published yet!? Here’s what Julie had to say about her debut book, the inspiration and the process of creating these cute and […]

Creative Abstract Watercolor | See the projects in the book!

Kate Rebecca Leach, author and artist behind Creative Abstract Watercolor has spilled the beans, figuratively, of course. Watercolor painting can seem daunting – one wrong stroke and the piece is doomed, but fear no more, this abstract watercolor guide shows you how to make the most stunning artwork from simple techniques, and embrace the free-flowing […]

David & Charles Charity Board Donations

December 2023 At David and Charles, we know that creativity changes lives, and we publish books to encourage as many people as possible to get more creative – you might have seen some in a shop near you or online! And as an independent, specialist publishing house based in Exeter, who are also proud of […]

A review by Dee Dee Chainey: The Time Traveller’s Herbal – Stories and recipes from the historical apothecary cabinet by Amanda Edmiston, published by David & Charles.

The Time Traveller’s Herbal by Amanda Edmiston is an enchanting journey into the world of apothecary storytelling, infused with her personal connection and unwavering fascination with botanical lore and tales. Her introduction beautifully sets the stage, sharing her spellbinding backstory and the beginnings of her interest in all things herbal. The captivating storytelling sets a […]

Needlepoint: A Modern Stitch Directory Card Deck

Needlepoint, a form of decorative embroidery, has been cherished for centuries for its ability to transform simple threads and canvas into works of art. In recent years, this timeless craft has undergone a modern revival, breathing new life into traditional techniques. One exciting addition to the world of needlepoint is Needlepoint: A Modern Stitch Directory in […]

Find your Soul Path with Emma Griffin

Find your Soul Path seamlessly blends spirituality with self-help as it seeks to give the reader the tools to begin to live in a more conscious way. Author and eclectic witch Emma Griffin shows the reader how to discover their soul-purpose and move through the world in a way that starts from a place of purpose […]

The Ultimate Sashiko Card Deck: The Perfect Way to Learn This Traditional Japanese Needlework Technique

Sashiko is a traditional Japanese needlework technique that uses simple running stitch to create beautiful decorative patterns. It is a relatively easy technique to learn, but it can be challenging to master. The Ultimate Sashiko Card Deck is the perfect way to learn the basics of sashiko and start creating your own beautiful pieces. The […]

Dive into the World of Delightful Miniatures with “50 Makes for Modern Miniatures” by Chelsea Andersson

Are you fascinated by the intricate world of miniatures? Do you find joy in creating tiny, detailed replicas of everyday objects or whimsical scenes? If so, then “50 Makes for Modern Miniatures” by Chelsea Andersson is the perfect book to fuel your passion and take your miniature crafting skills to new heights. Let’s explore what […]

Pokémon Cross Stitch | What can you stitch up!?

What do you get if you combine cross stitch with Pokémon? Only the best craft book ever! Our first and official Pokémon licensed cross stitch pattern book collection. The Pokémon will be instantly recognisable to fans of the phenomenally popular Japanese game and TV series. In all their colourful and wonderful shapes, these designs are […]