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Front cover of the book The Natural World of Needle Felting
Review by Lindsay Rendall
Image from MAKEetc. of Wall Weaving
The lovely folk over at CICO books (one of the publishers we review books for) are launching a brand new website this November in celebration of their craft titles. The new site MAKEetc. will not only sell CICO craft books but will also feature projects and patterns, author features and craft videos.
Oxton Fair - Lisa Waldman
 The Oxton Art Fair, now in its 13th year, is even bigger and better with 21 professional and semi-professional artists showcasing their work across three rooms of the Williamson Art Gallery. A diverse mix of interesting and innovative quality art will be showcased to suit every pocket.
Front cover of the book The Produce Companion
Review by Lisa Margreet Payne
Front cover of the book Palestine on a Plate
Review by Ali Burdon (Very Berry Handmade)
Sheffield Print Fair
The nights are drawing in and there's an unmistakeable chill in the air. Autumn is definitely here, so let's take time out from rummaging for the woollies that you squirrelled away in July (!) and enjoy a browse through our newly published Autumn Showcase. Hot chocolate and marshmallows are optional.
Front cover of the book F. Scott Fitzgerald's Taste of France
Front cover of the book String Craft
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art
Front cover of the book Afternoon Tea At Home
I have wanted to get my paws on ‘Afternoon Tea at Home’ since its publication back in February, so I'm thrilled to finally have a copy, especially after enjoying Will Torrent’s previous book, ‘Chocolate At Home’, so much.
The Art Market York
Front cover of the book Sketchy Stories
Author Anne Kelly is a Kent-based artist and tutor, and ‘Textile Nature’ is her second book. Plants, flowers, gardens, insects and birds provide a rich source of inspiration for artists, designers and makers everywhere. Here she shows you how to get the most out of your surroundings to create unique and original textile art.
UK Handmade - LISU Wedding and Handmade Jewellery
UK Handmade portfolio member Susan Hagen of LISU Wedding & Handmade Jewellery talks about her love of jewellery and how she developed her skills through distance learning.
Front Cover of the book Experimental Corsets
Review by Lindsay Rendall
UK Handmade - Charlotte Hupfield Ceramics
From North Yorkshire to Devon, Charlotte Hupfield Ceramics are stocked across the country. Here UK Handmade Portfolio Member Charlotte shares some thoughts on working with shops and galleries.
Front cover of the book Modern Retro
Front cover of Hungry Healthy Happy
I'm not a big fan of the word diet, going on a diet sounds like a short term solution for a problem I often find myself in. Since Christmas, on finding myself at the heaviest weight I've ever known, I decided to take a good look at what I was eating with the intention of changing my lifestyle (again). 
Pens Unique
"... to exhibiting and selling your work". UK Handmade Portfolio Member David Shepherdson of Pens Unique gives his thoughts on how to select the right fairs.
Front cover of the book Vinegar Socks