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Art & Craft Book Awards!

The moment has arrived! It's time to find out who's been crowned in the Homemaker Art & Craft Book Awards. Congratulations to all of our winners and everyone that took part, and a big thank you to our readers and judges for placing their votes. Our crafty reading list will be set for a least a year with this lovely lot...

Meet the judging panel
The Winners
  • HOMEMAKER'S BOOK OF THE YEAR


    Care Packages by Michelle Mackintosh (Hardie Grant)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST CROCHET BOOK


    Winner: Crochet Home by Emma Lamb (F&W Media International)
    Highly Commended: Animal Heads by Vanessa Mooncie (GMC Distribution)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST KNITTING BOOK


    Winner: The Knitted Nursery Collection by Jem Weston (Search Press)
    Highly Commended: Erika Knight: The Collection by Erika Knight (Quadrille)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST PAPERCRAFT BOOK


    Winner: Paper Home by Esther Thorpe (Pavilion)
    Highly Commended: Paper Pom-poms and Other Party Decorations by Juliet Carr (CICO Books)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST CREATIVE GARDENING BOOK


    Winner: Botanical Style by Selina Lake (Ryland Peters & Small)
    Highly Commended: Miniscapes by Clea Cregan (Hardie Grant)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST SUGARCRAFT BOOK


    Winner: Cake Decorating by Giovanni Torrico (Murdoch Books)
    Highly Commended: Cakemoji (Quadrille)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST PAINTING & DRAWING BOOK


    Winner: Ladies Drawing Night by Rachael Cole, Leah Goren and Julia Rothman (Chronicle Books)
    Highly Commended: Draw Like An Artist by Patricia Geis (Princeton Architectural Press)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST CHILDREN’S CRAFT BOOK


    Winner: More Origami For Children by Mari Ono (CICO Books)
    Highly Commended: Mini Makers by Laura Minter and Tia Williams (GMC Distribution)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST BAKING BOOK


    Winner: Bee’s Brilliant Biscuits by Bee Berrie (Pavilion)
    Highly Commended: Scandikitchen: Fika & Hygge by Bronte Aurell (Ryland Peters & Small)

    As judged by
    Homemaker editorial team

  • BEST HOME SEWING BOOK


    Winner: Sewing Happiness by Sanae Ishida (GMC Distribution)
    Highly Commended: Half Yard Gifts by Debbie Shore (Search Press)

    As judged by
    Jenniffer Taylor

  • BEST DRESSMAKING BOOK


    Winner: Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style by Lotta Jansdotter (Stewart Tabori & Chang)
    Highly Commended: Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book by Gretchen Hirsch (Stewart Tabori & Chang)

    As judged by
    Jenniffer Taylor

  • BEST PATCHWORK & QUILTING BOOK


    Winner: Amy Butler’s Piece Keeping by Amy Butler (Chronicle Books)
    Highly Commended: Modern Vintage Gifts by Helen Philipps (F&W Media International)

    As judged by
    Polly Mason

  • BEST EMBROIDERY BOOK


    Winner: Slow Stitch by Claire Wellesley-Smith (Batsford)
    Highly Commended: Stitched Textiles: Birds by Rachel Sumner (Search Press)

    As judged by
    Polly Mason

  • BEST DESIGN BOOK


    Winner: Design: The Whole Story by Elizabeth Wilhilde (Thames & Hudson)
    Highly Commended: Modernist Estates by Stefi Orazi (Frances Lincoln Ltd)

    As judged by
    Wayne Hemingway

  • BEST INTERIORS BOOK


    Winner: The Shopkeeper’s Home by Caroline Rowland (Jacqui Small)
    Highly Commended: The Creative Home by Geraldine James (CICO Books)

    As judged by
    Wayne Hemingway

  • BEST WILDCARD BOOK


    Winner: DIY Woven Art by Rachel Denbow (F&W Media International)
    Highly Commended: Decorate For A Party by Holly Becker and Leslie Shewring (Jacqui Small)

    As judged by
    Annie Sloan

  • BEST UPCYCLING BOOK


    Winner: Crafting With Mason Jars by Hester van Overbeek (CICO Books)
    Highly Commended: Furniture Makes The Room by Barb Blair (Chronicle Books)

    As judged by
    Annie Sloan

  • BEST COVER


    Winner: Home Baked by Yvette Van Boven (Stewart Tabori & Chang)
    Highly Commended: Lizzie Lees’ Collage Carnival by Lizzie Lees (Batsford)

    As voted for by
    Homemaker readers

  • BEST COLOURING BOOK


    Winner: Secret Garden Artist’s Edition by Johanna Basford (Laurence King)
    Highly Commended: Birdtopia by Daisy Fletcher (Laurence King)

    As voted for by
    Homemaker readers

  • MY FAVOURITE CRAFT BOOK


    Winner: Cake Decorating by Giovanna Torrico (Murdoch Books)
    Highly Commended: Dress You Up by Rosy Nicholas (Quadrille)

    As voted for by
    Homemaker readers

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