Bookreps Book Review Archive 2012

February

AWW Classic Preserves

AWW Classic Preserves

Home preserving is seeing resurgence in popularity... Read More

Mourad: New Moroccan

Mourad: New Moroccan

By Mourad Lahlou

Internationally acclaimed chef Mourad Lahlou shares his passion and love for Moroccan cuisine in this book inspired by recipes of his childhood.... Read More

Handbag Designer 101

Handbag Designer 101

Emily Blumenthal

Are you the type of person who goes shopping and thinks, "I could design as well as this?" Then you will love Handbag Designer 101, a how-to hardbook on the practical and marketing aspects of bag design and merchandising.... Read More

March

Design*Sponge At Home

Design*Sponge At Home

Grace Bonney

Design*Sponge At Home addicts can as last get their fix in book form.... Read More

May

The Knitter's Life List

The Knitter's Life List

The Knitter’s Life List is a richly illustrated compilation of more than 1000 experiences and adventures that knitters won’t want to miss. ... Read More

KNITTING SOCKS From Around The World:

KNITTING SOCKS From Around The World:

Edited by: Kari Cornell

This book collects 25 fantastic patterns for socks inspired by knitting traditions from around the world. Patterns from top designers including Star Athena, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Candace Eisner Strick, Chrissy Gardiner, Janel Laidman and Anna Zilboorg are featured, along with an introduction from Nancy Bush, author of Folk Socks.... Read More

My First Art Activity Book

My First Art Activity Book

Clare Youngs

Learn how to create your first pieces of art with these 35 brilliant projects!... Read More

A Green Guide To Country Crafts

A Green Guide To Country Crafts

Nicola Gouldsmith & Jacqueline Mann

35 Beautiful Step-By-Step Projects, from Weaving, Dyeing and Soap-Making to Patchwork, Candle-Making and More. ... Read More

Free Range Chicken Gardens

Free Range Chicken Gardens

Jessi Bloom

For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colourful chickens happily roam, Free-Range Chicken Gardens is the guide that will bring the dream home to roost.... Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables

Marie Lannotti

The 100 Easiest-to-Grow, Tastiest Vegetables for Your Garden... Read More

Simple Sushi

Simple Sushi

Inspired by the cuisines of Japan, China and South-east Asia, Simple Sushi shows how easy it is to prepare dishes for every occasion... Read More

Real Home Cooking From Around The World

Real Home Cooking From Around The World

The opposite of the usual 'chefy' restaurant fare, Stevie serves an eclectic mix of dishes that in their countries of origin would all be described as home cooking. Ranging from Mexico to Morocco, from Catalonia to Kerala, taking in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, here are simple, wholesome and perfectly balanced recipes for dishes that will warm the heart in winter and cool the palate in summer.... Read More

The Orchid Whisperer

The Orchid Whisperer

Bruce Rogers

In this essential guide, Bruce Rogers, “The Orchid Whisperer,” shares his expert tips from more than three decades of breeding and growing orchids... Read More

Garden Crafts For Children

Garden Crafts For Children

Dawn Isaac

Children is crammed full of inspirational ideas to get kids excited about gardening and nature. ... Read More

June

The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes

The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes

Sasha Duerr

Through step-by-step instructions and color-saturated photographs, textile designer Sasha Duerr explains the basics of making and using natural plant dye, from gathering materials and making the dyes to simple ideas for how to use them... Read More

July

The Homemade Home For Children

The Homemade Home For Children

Sania Pell

50 Thrifty and Chic Projects for Creative Parents
... Read More

Craft Inc.

Craft Inc.

Mateo Ilasco

The Ultimate Guide to Turning Your Creative Hobby into a Successful Business... Read More

Crochet Workshop: Learn How To Crochet With 20 Inspiring Projects

Crochet Workshop: Learn How To Crochet With 20 Inspiring Projects

Erika Knight

Crochet Workshop is the perfect book for the beginner. Under Erika Knight's guidance even those who have never picked up a crochet hook before will soon be making gorgeous projects and all the while learning new techniques and adding to their skills... Read More

August

Arlo Needs Glasses

Arlo Needs Glasses

Barney Saltzberg

From the author of best-selling Beautiful Oops!... Read More

Eco-Friendly Crafting with Kids

Eco-Friendly Crafting with Kids

Kate Lilley

35 step-by-step projects for preschool kids and adults to do together... Read More

Super-cute Pincushions

Super-cute Pincushions

By Kate Haxell

35 whimsical and creative pincushion projects that are pretty to look at as well as practical to use.... Read More

A Space of My Own

A Space of My Own

Caroline Clifton-Mogg

A Space of My Own Inspirational Ideas for Home Offices, Craft Rooms and Studies... Read More

The Soul of Scotland

The Soul of Scotland

Max Milligan

A stunning collection of photographs portraying a diverse and beautiful country.... Read More

Flea Market Chic - the thrifty way to create a stylish home

Flea Market Chic - the thrifty way to create a stylish home

Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell

Practical advice on what to buy and where to find it, negotiating and bagging a bargain, displaying your collections, and mixing modern buys with modern vintage finds.... Read More

The Balcony Gardener

The Balcony Gardener

Isabelle Palmer

Discover how to make the most of your gardening plot, however confined, with Isabelle’s creative and inspiring projects... Read More

Concrete Garden Projects

Concrete Garden Projects

Malin Nilsson and Camilla Arvidsson

Easy & Inexpensive Containers, Furniture, Water Features & More... Read More

How Carrots Won the Trojan War

How Carrots Won the Trojan War

Rebecca Rupp

Curious (but true) stories of common vegetables... Read More

Doodling in French

Doodling in French

Anna Corba

How to draw with joie de vivre... Read More

Jewellery Crafting with Kids

Jewellery Crafting with Kids

Sarah Fiorenza

35 Creative Jewellery Projects for Children to Make and Wear... Read More

The Art of Papercutting

The Art of Papercutting

Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell

35 stylish projects for gifts, cards & decorations... Read More

AWW: Kids in the Garden

AWW: Kids in the Garden

Mary Moody

What to plant and when, how to prepare the soil and the right tools to use. Includes growing herbs, vegetables, salad greens, mushrooms and flowers... Read More

Homespun Style

Homespun Style

Selina Lake

Showcasing inspiring homes around the world, and with beautiful new photography by Debi Treloar, the book reflects our growing passion for crafting, painting and stitching... Read More

November

The Art Of The Hot Rod

The Art Of The Hot Rod

Ken Gross

A collection of studio photography of the cars produced by the world’s top hot-rod builders.... Read More

December

Bouchon Bakery

Bouchon Bakery

By Thomasd Keller & Sebastien Rouxel

Baked goods that are marvels of ingenuity and simplicity from the famed Bouchon Bakery.... Read More

Safari: A Photicular Book

Safari: A Photicular Book

By Carol Kaufman/Dan Kainen

Safari is a magical journey. Readers, as if on safari, encounter eight wild animals that come alive... Read More

Dinogami

Dinogami

Mari Ono and Hiroaki

Go back to the days when dinosaurs ruled the earth with Dinogami, the great new origami book containing 25 prehistoric paper-folding projects to sink your teeth into... Read More

Rainy Day Book Of Things To Make and Do

Rainy Day Book Of Things To Make and Do

Catherine Woram & Clare Youngs

Encourage kids to get in touch with their creative side with this fun-packed book... Read More

Spot What Metropolis:

Spot What Metropolis:

Nick Bryant & Rowan Summer

Spot What Metropolis... Read More

Burma: Rivers of Flavor

Burma: Rivers of Flavor

By Naomi Duguid

TInterspersed throughout the 125 recipes are intriguing tales from the author’s many trips to this fascinating but little-known land... Read More

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