Cross Stitch for the Soul Book Emma Congdon

Cross Stitch Inspiration from Emma Congdon

Cross Stitch is one of our all-time favorite ways to spend our weekends, but sometimes, you need some inspiration (and guidance) to really create some beautiful stitches. Emma Congdon, better known in the Cross Stitch community as ‘Stitchrovia’ has just released her second book, Cross Stitch for the Earth and we’re loving it. Combining a […]

oh my gouache painting book

Why gouache painting is taking the art world by storm

Gouache paint is back in style, and it is storming the art world right now. So what better time to give you some gouache hints, tips, myths, and tricks to take your painting to the next level. The name “Gouache” (pronounced goo-ash) dates back to 18th century France, however, some sources suggest it was used […]

Behind the Books – James Woollam

Welcome back to our next edition of “Behind the Books”, where you can meet the team here at David & Charles, and get to know the people that help make our books. Next in this series, is our Managing Director, Mr James Woollam! 1.      Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role at David […]

100 Micro Crochet Motifs

Free Micro Crochet Motif Pattern

100 Micro Crochet Motifs is out now! To celebrate we thought we’d share one of the patterns here for free. Steffi Glaves created this book to inspire creativity in even the smallest of projects and they are BEAUTIFUL! With 100 projects, you’ll have so many amazing creations to make. Micro Crochet is one of the latest […]

Behind the Books at David and Charles

Behind the Books – Ame Verso

Behind the Books at David & Charles…We wanted to introduce you to the talented team that create the books our customers have come to know and love – we think they’re fantastic (but of course we’re biased) so we thought we’d share a little bit about them, so you can see how brilliant they are […]

Steffi Glaves and 100 Micro Crochet Motifs you will love

100 Micro Crochet Motifs, released by crochet designer Steffi Glaves will give you 100 micro-projects to truly love. We caught up with Steffi to hear all about her book and what you can expect when you get your copy! Tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m a crochet jewellery maker and pattern designer based […]

Coming Soon: Bookmarked – The Creative Books Hub

We’re excited to be announcing the upcoming launch of a new website and online community for readers of art and craft books, Bookmarked – The Creative Books Hub. This is a project we are jointly working on with Search Press. You can download the joint Press Release here. Set for launch in Spring 2021, the […]