Encouragement to learn basic crafts and so to make the most of the abundance we have in our own hands and environment.


Rethink: The Way You Live

Pages of thought provoking loveliness

Craft Art in South Africa

Graphic humble examples of making the most of what you have in your daily life.

Shibori Designs & Techniques


Full of salivatingly beautiful Shibori dyeing techniques

Experimental Textiles: A Journey Through Design, Interpretation and Inspiration


Out the box textile thinking

Handmade Graphics


Trendy non-digital graphic installations

Rain Book of Natural Soap Making


Looking forward to making some soap soon.  I have the ingredients and the book!  Watch this space 🙂

100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More


Therapy with a hook.  Quick and pretty botanical crochet

Kyuuto! Japanese Crafts! Lacy Crochet


Japanese simplicity and style at it’s best.  A favourite crochet book of mine

The Artisan Soul: Crafting Your Life into a Work of Art

A defining book for me personally 🙂

The Hidden Art of Homemaking

An old book, but hugely revelational to me, and a real favourite