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An easy and tasty little treat, cook up these coconut milk fudge balls.

Check out the recipe from Smitten Kitchen >>

Whether you've outgrown your wardrobe or it's outgrown the times, Felt, Cut & Sew Unique by Crispina Ffrench will teach you how to recycle and revamp outdated clothing in to new outfits and more.

Promising to teach you how-to upcycle jumpers into one-of-a-king clothes and accessories, this book will teach you all the techniques you need to know. Sew some Cutie-Pie Pot Holders, a Zippered Cardigan, a plushie Ragamuffin, a handy Eyeglasses Case, Finger Puppets and many other felted crafts.

Declutter your wardrobe and fire up the sewing machine, it's time to recycle, re-create and re-enjoy your clothes.

Felt, Cut & Sew Unique by Crispina Ffrench is published by David & Charles.  To buy this book at the special price of £10.99 (rrp £12.99) and free p&p (UK only) please visit RUCraft and quote code R11207 at the checkout.

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Embellish your projects with an easy to make ribbon flower decoration.

Check out the how-to from It's In The Detail >>

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A cookbook and survival manual for vegans on the road, Sarah Kramer's Vegan A Go-Go! is a must have for any mobile herbivore.

So portable, carry this book with you and you'll never go hungry again. The recipes promise to be easy to cook and delicious to boot! Wake yourself up with Apple Pie Pancakes and Black Beans on Toast; warm up with a hot bowl of Go-Go Gadget Green Soup; get dipping with Edamame Hummus and Avocado Tomato Salsa; and bake some Vegan Ginger Snaps, Cracker Jack Popcorn or tasty Banana Bread.

Great for throwing in your handbag and taking to the supermarket, packing in your suitcase for holidays or just taking over to a friend's house, this compact little book is packed full of tasty recipes, ensuring you'll never get caught off guard.

You can pick up a copy of the book from Arsenal Pulp now >>

The knitters at Stitch N Bitch London have concocted a recipe for pknitbutter cookies. Take a bite after each row!

Check out the recipe from the Stitch N Bitch London blog >>

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Queen of the needle, Jenny Hart is back with a new book which will teach you how to stitch all kinds of Embroidered Effects.

Filled with projects and patterns to inspire your stitching, the book will teach you everything you need to know about embroidery and prepare you to start stitching your own projects. Complete with the transfers you need, embroider a Mahjong tablecloth, an Embellished Photo Portrait, a Tattoo Heart on your sleeve, a Mexican Sugar Skull wrap skirt or an Imitation Cameo Brooch on your shirt pocket.

Once you've mastered the steps for stitching your own projects, you wont ever want to put your needle or hoop down again.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Chronicle >>

I'm sure you've all seen or have already baked the rainbow cupcakes on CO+K by now, but here's a great idea for topping them. Use a marshmallow as a rainbow.

Check out the how-to from Zakka Life >>

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Working with leather is often avoided by most crafters for being tough to stitch and causing needles to snap, however Nathalie Mornu aims to show us just how easy it can be in her new book, Leather Jewelry.

Filled with 30 contemporary jewelry projects, the book will teach you how to create new looks and spice up any outfit with some DIY leather finery. Braid a Lassoo necklace, chocker and bracelet; some dangly Graffiti earrings or three dimensional Cactus Fruit earrings; a Dot, Dot, Dot circle ring; a gorgeous scattered leather Confetti ring; a Polka spotted cuff and some Gleam rosette hair clips.

With so many wonderful pieces to create, it's time to head down to your local fabric store and put some leather in your jewelry box.

Check out a sample project from the book, Gossip necklace >>

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Lark books >>

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A complete step-by-step beginner's guide to sewing, S.E.W: Sew Everything Workshop by Diana Rupp will teach you everything you need to know to be handy with a needle, machine needle and thread.

The bulk of this book is filled with techniques and lessons covering the sewing basics. Once your confident enough to get started, there are 25 projects to choose from including clothing, gifts, accessories, toys, stationery and homeware. Stitch a simple hobo bag, an elegant sew very pretty cardi, a cute unforgettable elegant, a chic cape mod, a breezy easy wrap skirt and even a canine couture coat.

Including ten paper patterns (estimated at $80) this book is a bargain for anyone wanting to learn how to sew their own wardrobe and accessories. 

You can pick up a copy of the book from Workman now >>

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Give your skirt a bit of poof with a DIY petticoat.

Check out the tutorial from Scartlet >>

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