Our latest Crafty Superstar is DIY Couture author Rosie Martin and this week she has been teaching us how to sew our own couture.
If you're a fashion fan or not, 50 Fashion Designers You Should Know by Prestel, will let you explore the world of high fashion and expensive price tags, providing you with a crash course in to everything couture.
Featuring the 50 most prestigious, influential and iconic fashion designers from across history and around the globe, this book provides photographs, biographies and a timeline, so you can swot up and know your stuff. Showcasing the likes of Oscar De La Renta, Coco's successor Karl Largerfeld, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Jean Paul Gautier, Stella McCartney, queen of British fashion Vivienne Westwood and many more.
With fashion and designers spanning the centuries, this title is a must have for any self proclaimed fashionista.
You can pick up a copy of the book from Prestel now.
This chocolate rice pudding would be a delicious treat for any sweet tooth.
Check out the recipe from Epicurean Escape.
Here's a vegan friendly knitting project, make your own tofu plushie.
Check out the how-to from Bittersweet Blog.
Crafting king, Mark Montano is back with another craft book of epic proportions, this time focusing on the home sweet home in The Big-Ass Book of Home Decor.
With over 100 projects to choose from, this gigantic book is sure to have something to brighten up any home. Create a table out of chopsticks, yarn wrap a branch ornament, make scrap-fabric door beads, stitch a gorgeous birdcage pillow, decoupage some comic book tableware, decorate an elegant butterfly chandelier, fabric wrap a mummy chair and, if you don't mind 100 years bad luck, create an eye-catching exploding mirror sconge.
Full of quirky and original ideas, this is a must have for any home-loving crafter!
Check out some fantastic sample projects from the book.
You can pick up a copy of the book from Abrams Books now.
Treat yourself to some indulgence this weekend with these delicious lavender macaroons.
Check out the recipe from Junglefrog Cooking.
Keep your head warm this spring with a chic puffy slouchy hat.
Check out the pattern on Crafty Pants!
Why settle for cute or even super cute when you can have Super-Super Cute Crochet?! The follow up to Brigitte Read's previous title (of the same name minus one cute) promises to double the adorability!
Including patterns for 35 cute and fluffy friends, from the farmyard, aquarium, safari and beyond, create an African land snail, arctic fox, manta ray, percy pig, tortoise, anteater, duck-billed platypus, dragon and many more.
It's time to pick up your hook and cast on a zoo-load of super-super cute animals.
You can pick up a copy of the book from CICO Books now.
Ever wanted to make your own butter? Here's a step-by-step guide which will show you how.
Check out the how-to from the Guardian.
A simple toy to keep babies (and some grown ups) happy!
Check out the how-to from Merriment.