Books to add value to your life

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  1. Little Flowers in silk and organza ribbon by Di van Niekerk and Marina Zherdeva. Its delicate, its pretty and in a way its almost like making a painting with fabrics.
  2. Crewel Intentions, Fresh ideas about Jacobean embroidery by Hazel Blomkamp. If youre good with a needle, this might be one to try.
  3. Twenty to Make: Pewter Jewellery by Sandy Griffiths. If jewellery is something you like, this is a great idea, for yourself, family and friends. And when the festive season comes around, you will have a cupboard full of gifts to choose from.
  4. Water Marks  paint flowers with water, colour and texture by Monique Day-Wilde. This book takes you beyond the boundaries of translucent watercolours to create rich, vivid colours and the pictures are exquisite and the colours vibrant.
  5. Fabric Decoupage by Alet Genis. This book is all about your home and how you can play around with nooks and crannies and turn them into something special or hide their sins.
  6. Natural Soap Making by Bev Missing. Soap making is immediately gratifying and you can use soap at home or pass it around as gifts that will make anyone smile.
  7. Buttons, Felt and Beads by Michelle Felder. This book shows you many different ways of playing with buttons and beads and its not a tough ask.

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