In this title, award-winning artist Malka Dubrawksy presents a bold, modern take on dyeing, geared especially to quilters and fibre artists. She’s whipped up a variety of easy patterning techniques – including resist, discharge and over dyeing – for creating one-of-a-kind fabrics, as well as more than a dozen simple projects that use the vibrant…


Perhaps the first celebrity chef, Alexis Soyer (1810-58) was a flamboyant, larger-than-life character who nonetheless took his profession very seriously. As the chef of London’s Reform Club, he modernised its kitchens, installing refrigerators and gas cookers. They became something of a showpiece, even opening for tours. In contrast, Soyer also organised soup kitchens during the…


Using projects to demonstrate the various aspects and different styles of carving to the newcomer, this step-by-step guide shows how to approach the craft without the assistance of large machinery. Each project is specifically chosen to introduce new techniques. Projects are small, useful, fun to carve, and can be completed in a few days or…


An invaluable sourcebook which gives unique access to the Home Front experts. Creating the home of your dreams is not always easy, particularly if you’re looking for style at an affordable price. Help, however, is at hand as the Home Front team draw on their years of professional experience to put together an invaluable directory…