Mandala Art, Hubble Stitch, Harry Potter Crafts, Sundressing, Rustic Homes, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, September 1, 2016


Mandala for the Inspired Artist(s); a unique blend of self-care and expression; guidance and encouragement for experienced weavers; Sulcoski shatters myths; the country decorating style continues to appeal

Manga Origami, Mason Jar Nation, Vintage Modern Crochet | Crafts & DIY Reviews, August 1, 2016

manga origami

11 crafts/DIY titles ranging from how to sell your art online to free-motion quilting, from making your own manga origami to modern baby knits

Make Your Own Ideabook, Plenty of Knits & Stitching, Painting Without Paint | Crafts & DIY Reviews, July 1, 2016

make your own ideabook

A plethora of crafts & DIY books, including how to make your own “ideabooks,” painting on your tablet, and 8 useful fiber craft guides

Writing Knitting Patterns, Rubber Band Engineering & Learn How To Crochet | Crafts & DIY Reviews, June 15, 2016

ruby and custards crochet

An enjoyable and highly recommended guide to building your own rubber band machinery; a beginner’s guide to writing knitting patterns that is abundant in information; a well-presented classroom-in-a-book will give novice crocheters a handy overview of crochet basics, and more

Sharpie Style, DIY Garden Projects, “Crazy Crochet,” & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, May 15, 2016


Brehm offers Drawing Perspective with dynamic layouts and simple structure, there’s a lot of diversity in Brandal & Myhrer’s cheerful compilation, debuter Wood’s accessories will find an audience with confident beginners

Sketching People, Hand Drawn Lettering, Timber Framing, Homemade Skin Products | Crafts & DIY Reviews, May 1, 2016

sketching people

An invaluable manual from an Urban Sketcher on how to sketch people and faces; an unusual guide that handwriting fans, calligraphy dabblers, and letter buffs of all ages and abilities will enjoy; an excellent book on timber frame construction; an essential source for homemade herbal products, and more crafts & DIY books

Flower Power | Wyatt’s World


Flower books float in and out of the publishing cycle. These offerings are hot once again. Here are five current and forthcoming titles to consider.

Optical Illusions, Cardmaking, Floral Arrangements, & More | Craft & DIY Reviews, February 15, 2016


A user-friendly Photographer’s iPad; mixed-media artists will appreciate Cardmaking‘s image-based tutorials; Chezar’s loose, natural arrangements are fabulous; Hammersen’s knits are exquisite

Pop Painting, 3D Origami, Beadweaving, HomeMade Modern, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, January 1, 2015


Pop Painting for younger artists; an appealing and achievable HomeMade Modern; quilters of all skill levels have much to gain from the Quilter’s Academy; Guéniau provides ideas and a personal approach to decorating and entertaining

DIY Succulents, Fun Fat-Quarter Quilts, Waterside Homes | Crafts & DIY Reviews, November 15, 2015


Fine artists and crafting hobbyists of all skill levels can take inspiration from Joyce’s cheerful guide; Cain’s approach to modern quilting will find appeal; sewists looking for cute, feminine gift designs will enjoy Half Yard Gifts