creative makeup

Interview with Rachel Duffy | Creative Makeup

For the release of Creative Makeup – debut book from Rachel Duffy, we sat down to talk all things creative and make-up related! Check out what Rachel had to say… Tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m a 34-year-old artist, educator, and mother hailing from Liverpool. As a mythology and art obsessive, I have […]

aromatherapy

Introduction to Aromatherapy with Ellen Rowland and Kew Gardens

Join workshop leader and aromatherapist Ellen Rowland as she looks at how aromas can affect us, both physically and emotionally, and shows you how to create your own aromatherapy preparations. Follow along with over 60 minutes of information and step-by-step instructions split into easily digestible lessons, and you will discover:   A little of the history […]

wellbeing self care, health

10 Wellbeing books we know you’ll love…

Wellbeing is a buzzword we’ve heard a lot of over the last few years for all the right reasons. We know just how important self-care is. To help you on your journey of wellbeing and self-care, we compiled this list of wellbeing books (from Exisle Publishing – read more about them here) we know you’ll […]

crochet animal blankets

Free Bonus Project from Crochet Animal Blankets & Blocks!

Ira Rott is back with yet another fantastic crochet book! Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks is the ultimate pattern book for you if you love making all things animal-related! From koalas to lions, sloths to unicorns there’s an animal pattern for everyone. Take a look at just a few of the projects you can find in the […]

Free Pattern | Colorful Crochet Knitwear

Try this free pattern from Colorful Crochet Knitwear! Colorful Crochet Knitwear is the debut book from Sandra Gutierrez! Whether it’s a sweater with a decorative yoke or a matching beanie and glove set in a Scandinavian-inspired design, this collection of crochet patterns shows that it’s not just knitters who can make colourwork sweaters and accessories. Using techniques […]

knitted wild animal friends

Knitted Wild Animal Friends: Out Now!

Knitted Wild Animal Friends is now available! To celebrate this amazing new book from Louise Crowther, we’re giving you the chance to knit up Theo the Lion! This roar-some pattern will take you on a wild journey and once you’ve made Theo you’ll be able to knit up his super cute outfit too because even lions […]

Call for Submissions: David and Charles Practical Art Books

We are opening a submissions window between 1st April and 30th May for new practical art books. This is an exciting opportunity for both emerging and established artists who love to teach their techniques step by step. Speaking of the opportunity Publishing Director Ame Verso said: “David and Charles has a long history of publishing some of […]

publishing awards

Independent Publishing Awards 2022 – Shortlisted!

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for not one, but two awards at the Independent Publishing Awards 2022. We were fortunate enough to have won Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year in 2021, and this year, we’ve been shortlisted for: Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year – the judges for this award […]

kawaii crochet garden

Kawaii Crochet Garden; Blooming brilliant amigurumi plants

‘Kawaii’ is a Japanese word that describes something as cute, adorable, and just utterly lovable. This couldn’t be truer for Melissa Bradley’s ‘Kawaii Crochet Garden’ which features a collection of 40 super cute amigurumi patterns! After all, who wouldn’t want the chance to cultivate their own colourful world of crochet flowers, plants, and garden creatures? […]