'To my utter joy, crafts of every kind have made their way back into our lives - big style. They've shaken off their old-fashioned image and a whole new generation of people have embraced them. Join me on my voyage of discovery, meeting passionate crafters, learning the secrets of their amazing artistry and then, for my sins, trying to compete with them in craft competitions across the country.' Kirstie Allsopp Kirstie Allsopp's love affair with British crafts took off when she renovated her house in Devon. Now she takes to the road on a tour of the country to discover and celebrate the things that make Great Britain a nation of truly great crafters. Kirstie Allsopp Craft is an inspiring collection of projects that introduces you to traditional crafting skills in a fresh, modern way. From making your own family scrapbooks and applique cushions to jam-making and handmade bunting, Kirstie Allsopp Craft contains 50 practical projects to inspire you to have a go.
Praise for Kirstie's Homemade Home: 'Do you aspire to live in a cosy home full of cute vintage finds as well as your own crafted efforts? You've just found your bible ... Admirers of the mismatched, homemade look will find this book hugely inspiring' -- Heat Praise for Kirstie's Homemade Home: 'Great for homeowners who want to add personalised and handmade finishing touches to their home without spending a fortune' -- Real Homes magazine
Kirstie Allsopp is the star of Channel 4's Kirstie's Homemade Home and the co-presenter, with Phil Spencer, of Location, Location, Location and Relocation, Relocation. After working with interior decorator Nikki Haslam, Kirstie worked for Country Living magazine before setting up a property buying business with a friend. Kirstie lives in Devon and West London with her partner Ben Anderson and their two sons and two stepsons.