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8 Arts & Crafts Books You Should Own!

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I love looking through arts and crafts books. Even if I don’t end up making all the projects, they leave me inspired and feeling empowered to create! Take a look at a few of my recent favorites, below! Are there any you’d like to add to my list?


  • Little Things to Sew 1 of 8
    Little Things to Sew
    Liesl Gibson is the creator of Oliver + S patterns, beautiful sewing patterns for children's clothing. Her book is filled with sewing projects for children's clothing and accessories. The books are beautifully designed and photographed with simple, easy to understand instructions.
    $18 at Amazon.
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  • Print Workshop 3 of 8
    Print Workshop
    This book shows you how to make super cool invitations, paper goods and printed t-shirts on a low budget with minimal materials. Incredibly inspiring!
    $13.59 at Amazon.
  • Water Paper Paint 4 of 8
    Water Paper Paint
    Watercolor artist, Heather Smith Jones, discusses watercolor, drawing and collage in this inspiring book.
    $15.63 at Amazon.
  • Paper & Craft 5 of 8
    Paper & Craft
    Learn how to make gifts, decorations, and accessories from paper!
    $13.50 at Amazon.
  • Steal Like an Artist 6 of 8
    Steal Like an Artist
    I have this book sitting on my coffee table. It's a must have for anyone involved in the creative process.
    $8.76 at Amazon.
  • Papercraft 7 of 8
    Papercraft
    This book is so amazing! It shows various objects made of paper and shows you technique too!
    $41.97 at Amazon.
  • Simple Modern Sewing 8 of 8
    Simple Modern Sewing
    This beautiful book shows you how to make 25 different pieces from just 8 patterns!
    $16.47 at Amazon.

Top photo: Amazon. All photos from respective sources.

Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!

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