Tag Archives: Crafts & Hobbies

Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger

Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger is a beautiful collection of 500 charts for motifs with a French retro flair to cross stitch. The designs are varied and include many smaller designs as well as some larger pieces. Scattered throughout are … Continue reading

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Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch Véronique Enginger

Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch Véronique Enginger is a wonderful collection of fairy tale themed projects with stitching charts and finishing suggestions. It’s perfect for those with knowledge of cross stitching and those interested in stitching up their favorite … Continue reading

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Crochet Kaleidoscope by Sandra Eng

Crochet Kaleidoscope: Shifting Shapes and Shades Across 100 Motifs by Sandra Eng is a great resource for anyone who likes to crochet. The patterns are well written and easy to follow, whether you prefer written step by step instructions or a chart. In addition … Continue reading

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Hand Made: The Modern Woman’s Guide to Made-from-Scratch Living by Melissa K. Norris

Hand Made: The Modern Woman’s Guide to Made-from-Scratch Living by Melissa K. Norris is a beautiful book. The book is part memoir and part cook book. The book looks at ways to make things homemade and the wisdom of the Depression era … Continue reading

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Nørth: How to Live Scandinavian by Brontë Aurell

Nørth: How to Live Scandinavian by Brontë Aurell is a fun introduction to Scandinavia.  This book is filled with recipes, instructions and playful sideways satirical jabs at each of the three Scandinavian countries. From the OCD “it has to be … Continue reading

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Anytime Art: Crayon by Monika Forsberg

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Anytime Art: Crayon: A colorful guide to drawing with crayon for artists on the go! by Monika Forsberg is easy to follow and practical. This book is cute guide on crayon for artists but it can only be considered a … Continue reading

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Birds in the Air by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Birds in the Air by Frances O’Roark Dowell is a wonderful story. I loved the book from the first page to the last page. The book involves a woman whose family moves to a small town in the mountains. Her husband and daughter settle … Continue reading

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