Why Bookshop.org?

We’ve recently updated our website so that all of the links to buy our books point to Bookshop.org. There is a separate link for customers in the UK and those in the USA. Publisher websites linking to retailers can be contentious. There are so many great places that you can buy our books, from our […]

Craft Business Awards Vote Now

David and Charles – The Craft Business Awards

We’ve been nominated for an award! You guys are too lovely. A big thank you to each and every one of you that has supported us and voted for us so far. We’re honored to have been nominated for Best Craft Publisher. If you haven’t voted yet, and you do fancy throwing us your vote, […]

3d crochet spider

Halloween Crafts and Costumes

We know a little inspiration goes a long way. It’s been a long year, and so we totally understand that Halloween crafts and costumes might not have been top of the priority list. With this in mind, we’ve popped together the perfect crafty family guide for Halloween 2020. Sit back, have a quick read, and […]

Alterknit Rebellion by Anna Bauer

Alterknit Rebellion now available!

Alterknit Rebellion is out now! Launched on the 15th September 2020 Alterknit Rebellion is bold, bright and beautiful! Giving you everything you need to give your wardrobe a refresh. Make a statement with these designs that WOW. “This book is a testament to Anna’s love of the (Honsestrikk) movement, her commitment to the wonder that […]

Upcycling clothes ideas

The Big Stitch 2020 – Refashioning Inspiration

“The Big Stitch” is a yearly campaign by The British Heart Foundation – to raise funds for their ongoing research and support, and to help you give your wardrobe some glamorous upgrades on a budget! To join in all you have to do is buy an item from a British Heart Foundation Store (find your […]

Carla Mitrani author and designer

Crochet Iconic Women; Catching up with Carla Mitrani

We caught up with Carla Mitrani, author of Crochet Iconic Women, designer and crochet addict to talk about her brand new book; Crochet Iconic Women and here’s what she had to say. Tell us a little bit about yourself? “My name is Carla Mitrani and I live in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I’m 40 years old […]

#hoopyourself challenge

#hoopyourself challenge uniting embroiderers

Instagram user Carissa Caples of @setfreecreative had a simple idea: “Take a picture of your face framed by a hoop (the smaller the better!) and tag some of your favorite embroidery artists to keep it going… I’m hoping this can strengthen the feeling of community among embroidery artists and add some laughter to this stressful […]