• Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      September 2012

      NEW CRAFTS: BASKETWORK

      25 practical basket-making projects for every level of experience

      by Polly Pollock

      Basketry, one of the most ancient crafts, evolved from a practical need to collect and transport food, using materials gathered from nature. Basket-makers draw on the techniques developed in the past to create objects of great beauty, from both traditiona

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      September 2012

      NEW CRAFTS: PICTURE FRAMING

      by Rian Kanduth

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      October 2014

      NEW CRAFTS: LEATHERWORK

      25 practical ideas for hand-crafted leather projects that are easy to make at home

      by Mary Maguire

      Since the introduction of man-made materials the use of hand-worked leather has declined, but the art and craft of leatherwork is still popular and designs can easily be produced at home in a wide range of shades and finishes. This practical book offers s

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      October 2012

      NEW CRAFTS: BATIK

      The art of fabric decorating and painting in over 20 beautiful projects

      by Susie Stokoe

      The versatility of batik has led many designers to develop this traditional craft, with innovative and original results. The basic equipment and materials such as papers, fabrics and dyes are outlined in this book, which also explores the various methods

    • Food & Drink
      November 2012

      50 GREAT WAYS WITH MINCE

      Making the most of ground meat in 50 fantastic recipes and 300 photographs

      by Jenny Stacey

      Virtually any kind of meat can be minced, and the variety of dishes that can be made is endless. Mince of all kinds is used to make the family recipes in this book: tasty pies, pizzas, burgers, ragouts, pasta sauces and stroganoffs. Many dishes from aroun

    • Food & Drink
      November 2012

      50 TRADITIONAL PUDDINGS

      Perfect hot and cold desserts, from the everyday family classics to sumptuous dishes for entertaining

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      For those of us who fondly remember eating rich, gooey, home-made puddings as children, it comes as no surprise to see the traditional pudding making a comeback into fashion. It is a rare thing to find a dish that is greeted with delight by all, but the c

    • Domestic animals & pets
      November 2012

      TREATS FOR YOUR DOG

      How to pamper your pooch: practical projects to prove you care, with over 400 photographs

      by Jane Burton (with Eve Devereux)

      A dog will love you selflessly and endlessly, and this book shows how to create the perfect environment for your very best friend. The book begins with ideas for creating a dream doghouse with all the trimmings <a href="http://www.annesspublishing.com/

    • Domestic animals & pets
      November 2012

      TREATS FOR YOUR CAT

      How to pamper your pet: practical projects to prove you care, with over 400 photographs

      by Jane Burton

      Cats are meant to be worshipped, and this book shows how to create the purrfect pet environment for your very best friend. The book begins with ideas for creating dream castles and carriers filled with luxurious soft furnishings. Every moggie wants to loo

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      January 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: WIREWORK

      25 designs for decorative and practical wirework projects that are easy to make at home

      by Mary Maguire

      Wire is one of the cheapest and most readily available craft materials, yet it also has the potential to form exquisite and delicate objects. However, although long celebrated in its folk-art form, this medium has only recently regained popularity. This b

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      January 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: BEADWORK

      25 practical projects for beadwork designs to make at home

      by Isabel Stanley

      Beadwork can lend a touch of class to everyday objects, from bead-embellished buttons and cushions or children CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      February 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: MOSAICS

      25 exciting projects to create, using glass, tiles and marble

      by Helen Baird

      Mosaic-making is a classic art that uses marble, vitreous glass and smalti. As well as using traditional materials, mosaics can be made with crockery, tiles, mirrored glass and metal. It is this versatility, as well as its decorative qualities, which make

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      February 2013

      NEW CRAFTS:WOODCRAFT

      25 step-by-step hand-crafted projects

      by Sally Stewart Walton

      For anyone who enjoys creative crafts, working with wood is a perfect medium for both practical and artistic purposes. This book introduces a variety of decorative wood techniques, that are used in 25 appealing projects, which range from a simple keepsake

    • Food & Drink
      April 2013

      50 GREATEST-EVER SANDWICHES

      Great ideas for lunchboxes, tasty snacks, gourmet wraps and party pieces, all shown step by step in 300 photographs

      by Carole Handslip

      The sandwich was popularized when the Earl of Sandwich, in the 18th century, found it a convenient way to eat his meat while playing cards. Since then, it has undergone many transformations from the original concept of slices of bread enclosing a tasty fi

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      May 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: RIBBONWORK

      25 decorative projects that celebrate the beauty of ribbonwork

      by Christine Kingdom

      For centuries ribbons have been used for decoration, and as status symbols and tokens of love. The choice of shades, fabrics, textures and styles ranges from traditional silks, satins and velvets to metallics and exotic prints. By mastering a few easy tec

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      May 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: SHELLS

      25 practical projects using shapes and textures of natural shells

      by Mary Maguire

      The use of shells for both practical and decorative purposes is one of the oldest and simplest arts. The variety of textures, shapes, sizes and shades found in shells made them a popular medium for decoration, particularly in Victorian times when shell gr

    • Food & Drink
      June 2013

      50 QUICK AND EASY PIZZAS

      Fast, tasty pizzas for every occasion, shown in 300 photographs

      by Shirley Gill

      From its humble beginnings as a snack sold on the street of Naples, the pizza is one of our most popular and versatile foods, eaten in restaurants and homes all over the world. Loved by adults and children alike, pizzas are widely available fresh or froze

    • Food & Drink
      July 2013

      50 NOVELTY PARTY CAKES FOR CHILDREN

      Fun and fantasy designs for every celebration

      by Sue Maggs

      Nothing pleases children more than to be given a custom-made cake made that reflects their personality, interests, or even characters that appear in books or TV shows. There are so many special events that deserve a celebration, and themed novelty cakes m

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      August 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: DECORATING GLASS

      25 original projects for creative glasswork

      by Michael Ball

      The availability of easy-to-apply paints in an exciting range of colours means that glass decoration is within the reach of everyone, without the need for specialist equipment. By mastering a few simple skills, you can turn everyday objects into attractiv

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      August 2013

      NEW CRAFTS: STICKS AND STONES

      25 practical projects using natural materials

      by Mary Maguire

      The use of stone and wood for decorative and symbolic purposes is as ancient as the materials themselves: from basket-making to a Roman pebble mosaic; from African statuettes to the mysterious circle at Stonehenge, the use of the earth <a href="http://

    • Garden design & planning
      February 2013

      PRUNING MADE EASY

      The complete practical guide to pruning roses, climbers, hedges and fruit trees, shown in over 370 photographs

      by Peter McHoy

      CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

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