Crafts & Hobbies

  • Practical Chess Endings

    An updated edition of Paul Keres’ classic endgame instructor, designed specifically for practical players with over 500 extra diagrams to facilitate learning and memorisation of critical lines of…

    July 2018 Trade Paperback $21.95 978-1-84994-495-3 Batsford

  • Preston Bailey: Designing with Flowers

    From master event planner and floral couturier Preston Bailey comes a new book celebrating the latest ideas in floral design, from centerpieces to environments. A dazzling floor of orchids…

    April 2014 Hardcover $45.00 978-0-8478-4246-9 Rizzoli

  • See Make Play

    A deck of cute and fun craft projects for kids of all ages. This deck of easy, happy craft projects is packed with fun ideas to enhance creative…

    September 2023 Non-traditional book $24.95 978-1-922754-72-1 Smith Street Gift

  • Slow Stitch

    The pleasures to be had from slowing down can be many, with connections to sustainability, simplicity, reflection, and tuning into traditional and other multicultural textile traditions. Slow Stitch…

    September 2015 Hardcover $29.95 978-1-84994-299-7 Batsford

  • Stitch and Pattern

    The hugely accomplished textile artist Jean Draper gives an invaluable guide to designing and working with pattern in textile art. Jean goes back to basics with simple dots…

    April 2018 Hardcover $29.95 978-1-84994-439-7 Batsford

  • Stitch Draw

    A guide to figurative stitching in textile art, with techniques and tips. Figurative stitch is soaring in popularity. In this guide, textile artist Rosie James shares ideas and…

    October 2018 Trade Paperback $19.95 978-1-84994-511-0 Batsford

  • Stitch Stories

    The events of your life, from local walks to exotic trips, can provide endless inspiration for textile art. This inspiring book shows you how to record your experiences,…

    August 2015 Hardcover $29.95 978-1-84994-274-4 Batsford

  • Styling Nature

    Renowned New York–based floral designer Lewis Miller presents a fresh take on the arrangement and display of flowers—discussing the approach to and the inspiration behind his lavish creations….

    March 2016 Hardcover $45.00 978-0-8478-4820-1 Rizzoli

  • Textile Folk Art

    A practical and inspirational guide to textile folk art from cultures all around the world, accompanied by step-by-step projects. From samplers and quilts in Europe, to tribal and…

    August 2018 Hardcover $29.95 978-1-84994-458-8 Batsford

  • Textile Travels

    An evocative exploration of how travel – local and far away – can inform, inspire and enhance textile art. Travel has always featured heavily in textile art, from…

    October 2020 Hardcover $29.95 978-1-84994-564-6 Batsford

  • A to Z Chess Tactics

    An indispensable reference book of chess moves, perfect for any chess player, beginner or club player. This A to Z of chess tactics provides an explanation of all…

    September 2017 Trade Paperback $19.95 978-1-84994-446-5 Batsford

  • What It Takes to Become a Chess Master

    So you’re a fairly decent chess player. You compete in tournaments, you play on the Internet. But you would love to make that leap to become a chess…

    March 2012 Trade Paperback $21.95 978-1-84994-026-9 Batsford

  • What it Takes to Become a Grandmaster

    Becoming a Grandmaster is the ultimate aim for serious chess players, but whatever your chess abilities, this book will take you to the next level. Packed with tips,…

    May 2016 Trade Paperback $19.95 978-1-84994-339-0 Batsford

  • Wild Textiles

    A guide to harnessing the world of nature to create sustainable textile art. Textile artist Alice Fox shows how to work with found, foraged, gathered and grown materials…

    September 2022 Hardcover $34.99 978-1-84994-787-9 Batsford

  • Wreaths & Bouquets

    Master designer and author of over seven bestselling books, Paula Pryke shares her experience in planning floral displays and accents to set the tone for any event or…

    October 2010 Hardcover $14.98 978-0-7893-2202-9 Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books