For books that are all about home crafts and design. Find books that will inspire you to learn new things! Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for family and friends or looking for a fun way to spend the holiday break, these craft and hobby books will teach you everything from woodworking to embroidering.
Whether you’re looking for colouring books to unwind with or how-to guides for your favourite crafts, the range of craft books is sure to inspire your next idea. Find pages of inspiration and project instructions, from books for beginners to expert hints and tips – there is something for every level of ability.
Explore an extensive selection of craft books in this category. Shop a curated collection of our most popular books about crafts, or browse categories such as jewellery making, knitting, sewing, quilting & textile arts, and woodworking & carving.
There is a great selection of speciality books to help you refine your crafting skills or discover a new interest. Get inspired and unwind all at once. You can broaden your horizons by taking up a satisfying hobby with the help of guides, providing all the inspiration needed to get started. You’ll find books about paper crafts, wood carving, flower arranging, pottery, jewellery making, painting, needlework and more.
There are plentiful benefits associated with taking up a hobby. Taking the time to focus on an activity you enjoy can boost self-esteem, improve concentration and reduce stress levels. Get inspired by browsing the selection of hobby books, which include a wide range of crafts and activities to help you get started. Make your home just a little more harmonious by learning how to create beautiful objects and arrange flowers. Jewellery books give you a firm foundation in intricate beadwork and working with silver, or you could give your painting and drawing skills a lift with our art books.
Learn the time-honoured arts of needlework and embroidery, or flex your fashion muscles with a guide to knitting. Retro crafts like macramé are definitely having a moment, and we have quilting books as well if you want to get to work crafting a personalised family heirloom. There’s perhaps nothing more satisfying than building your own furniture, so learn the basics of woodworking. If you’ve always wanted to get into crafts and hobbies, there’s no better time to start.
What is craft?
Craft refers to works done where the imagination and the hand of the maker are evident. Often the value of a piece is in the workmanship of the artist rather than what it's made of. The definition of a craft is a special skill or art or an occupation that requires a special skill or art. An example of a craft is sewing a costume. An example of a craft is carpentry.
A hobby is something you enjoy doing in your free time. It is an activity that helps you relieve stress and tension. For example, playing chess, reading books, writing, cooking, travelling, etc. are prominent examples of hobbies.
A pursuit outside one's regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation Writing is just a hobby of his. Her hobbies include gardening and bird-watching.
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