|Series:||Megan Hess: the Masters of Fashion Ser.|
For centuries, Italian fashion has been known for its craftsmanship and luxury, but also for its creativity and, most of all, its passion. Lace, leopard print and show-stopping red dresses - the masters of Italian fashion know how to make a statement. <... read more
Contemporary art from the Pacific; with accompanying photos of installation, photography, sculpture and painting works from artists from the Pacific regions.
|Awards:||Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2019 |
Mervyn Taylor - wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer - was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s.
He was highly connected to modernism and nationalism as it was expressed in New Zeal... read more
Part of a fantastic series of stash-busting sewing books, here are 25 fabulous projects to make, each using only one fat quarter. Fat Quarter: One-Piece Projects is ideal for using up small pieces of fabric to create a range of decorative and useful items for your h... read more
Craft & Hobbies
|Series:||Usborne Craft kits|
This clever kit contains all you need to embroider a beautiful mermaid. The sturdy box includes a square of 100% cotton fabric, an embroidery frame, three shades of embroidery thread, two needles, a needle threader and a step-by-step guide book. The box can be used to store the embroidery and materials until you're finished.
Acquiring his first Lalique vase in the 1970s, expatriate New Zealander Dr Jack C. Richards has amassed a collection of over 130 vases by the French designer René Lalique. Dating from 1913 to 1938, these vases reveal the sophistication of Lalique¿s work as a designer, his d... read more
In the era of celebrity culture, we are now more fascinated than ever with the lives of our leading artists. Creative personalities are always intriguing, and to learn something new about the greatest artists of the 20th and 21st centuries be they eccentric o... read more
Aimed at beginners, this book shows how beautiful images can be created from repeating patterns. Accredited Zentangle teacher Jane Marbaix demonstrates a range of patterns one step at a time and offers a sourcebook of her own designs to inspire tanglers to try something different. Proven to reduce str... read more
Sculptor Paul Dibble often works on a big scale and this book features those works, both private and public, that make an imposing statement. Covering works for the public domain, commissions for schools and pieces for private clients, this book takes the reader through t... read more
Aardman Animations are, unquestionably, one of the biggest success stories in animated films: their masterpieces include Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep, as well as much-loved characters such as Morph. Cracking Animation i... read more
New Zealand has one of the most extensive networks of backcountry huts in the world. Using photographs by acclaimed landscape photographer Rob Brown, this journal celebrates the diversity and character of these unique structures, for which many people have a great deal of affection.
Size: 210 x 148 mm
|Author:||Patricia A. Thompson; Betty Maloney|
Craft & Hobbies
The essential companion for the dedicated Mah Jong player who also enjoys the social aspect of the game.
Since the arrival on the market of Patricia Thompson and Betty Maloney's two previous books, The Game of Mah Jong Illustrated and Improve Y... read more