Craft and crochet books

A peek at my Books.

There are crocheting Books…..of course there are.

Sewing books….

General crafty Books

Collecting Books….

and Inspiring books….

I have my eye on Jane Foster’s new book out soon .

Contrary to popular opinion I do not yet have enough books to fill a Library.

So how lucky am I?

 that its my birthday next month….

 What is your favourite crafty book the one that you go back to over and over…?

I do still love the first granny chic book Tif’s book….

Bestest Thursday wishes to you all…

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  1. 9th September 2013 / 10:48

    Some interesting titles on your shelf there… my favourites are the 'inspiring books' especially other peoples books, ha ha, sadly all my books are in boxes packed away waiting to move.

  2. 7th September 2013 / 12:44

    Im looking at Homespun Style and Happy Home…..making decisions about my kitchen/diner, very exciting! I love your books….do you do the whole magazine malarkey too?! Love your postcard! 🙂 x

  3. 7th September 2013 / 08:45

    Dear Miss Daisy
    You have a surfeit of craft books there – I have no craft books of this era though I enjoy reading The Practical Home Handywoman guide – which is of course a mainstay for those of us wishing to run an efficient and well organised home. Not a craft book in the strictest sense but the suggestion that: 'If a coal range is used extra time must be give, of course, to the cleaning of the flues, etc. This is best done on Friday, so that time can be afforded for any extra cooking on Saturday'. This has indeed my mantra ever since. My collection of books is woefully short on anything published this century…..if I feel an urge I go into Waterstones and gander pages for free. I am not a cheapskate…..much…
    Best wishes
    La Cootard

  4. 6th September 2013 / 15:43

    me too daisy…..when i'm feeling all out of ideas i just pick that up and i'm off again……love it!Love my books too…sometimes i just look at the spines like that and admire them without even picking them up x

  5. 6th September 2013 / 14:55

    Sorry Daisy, I´m not a craft book girl, BUT I love your english toffee boxes… They caught my eyes because they reminds me to my grandma…

  6. 6th September 2013 / 09:44

    I use the public library for craft books but they don't have as many as you, could I just borrow a few and bring them back next week? I like Mollie Makes best and have her C*******s book, Granny Chic is on my C*******s list. When can I start saying C*******s properly? xx

  7. 6th September 2013 / 09:18

    I LOVE nosing at other people's book collections (especially crafty book collections)!!! Do you have a favourite???

  8. 6th September 2013 / 06:31

    I have a huge library. I have a large collection of vintage craft books ranging from 1930's – 1950's which are a great inspiration. The book that started off my textile journey is 'Wool and Magic' by Jan Messent.
    Jacqui xx

  9. 5th September 2013 / 19:33

    That I am sure put most of us to shame, well certainly me. Loving all of them and always enjoy these kinda posts xo

  10. 5th September 2013 / 19:25

    what a very neat organized collection of books unlike my own!!!! ali

  11. 5th September 2013 / 18:56

    Oh wow Daisy, what a huge collection you have :-)!!! I have crochet book envy 🙂

    Happy weekend!

    Madelief x

  12. 5th September 2013 / 18:16

    How lucky you are with such an amazing library at home. My favorite is the
    Selina lake book. But mine is in German ;). Love all you posts. They are
    so inspiring.
    Moni 🙂

  13. 5th September 2013 / 16:21

    I love the Crochet Borders book, I can't remember the author's name just now but it's a very popular book.

  14. 5th September 2013 / 15:10

    Wow Daisy some really fab books there – I am also waiting for Jane's book, should be out soon. I look on Amazon sometimes at the new publications but have to watch that I don't go loopy buying all these super books. You have a really fantastic range in your collection. A great post as always Daisy
    Lots of love

  15. 5th September 2013 / 14:43

    Thanks for the sneaky peek at your books…Cute n' Easy Crochet never lets me down for sweet gifts, Zakka Style and other zakka books are great for newbie sewers, and The Hand-Stitched Home for embroidery! But I could add another 10 faves to that list… Chrissie x

  16. 5th September 2013 / 12:07

    I love the Selina Lake and Emily Chalmers book that you also have in your collection. Selina's pastel book is also good if you like a bit of eye candy – which I know you do. Even if you're not keen on pastels (which I'm not) it's a definitely droolworthy. xx

  17. 5th September 2013 / 09:48

    I quite often revisit 200 crochet blocks by Jan Eaton. It was one of the first crochet books that I got.

  18. 5th September 2013 / 09:23

    Well….It's my birthday….'THIS' month
    Miss Daisy…So! There!
    St Matthews day…ALL donations gratefully
    (Believe me..It'll get here). :).

    Believe it or not…I do have loads of books,
    not story books, reference books, cook books,
    (who needs them), Ladybird/Carebear books!
    As l lack patience, l don't read story books…
    Wait for the film to come out…
    The only book l do go back to is the Diktoniry,
    because me speeling is sew badd…..HeHe! :>).
    Happy Reading…..

  19. 5th September 2013 / 08:29

    I have most of those books…and I have many more besides!
    I love collecting old craft books also so my poor shelves are bowing under the pressure
    Happy playing with the ideas inside 🙂
    Tilly x

  20. 5th September 2013 / 08:20

    Oh my… Daisy I wish you were my library!! I'm going to copy some of your titles and request them from my tiny local library.. thanks for sharing!
    Cass x

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