Lose yourself and rediscover the pleasures of the past with this celebration of traditional skills, from trout tickling and making cider to quilting and dry-stone walling. Explore the background and lore of each craft , learn how it is practised today and perhaps even try it for yourself with practical tips and suggestions. Sections include home and garden (making soaps, candles, clogs and spinning and weaving) . practical crafts (stone masonry, tiling, thatching, tanning, coopering, baskets etc) and decorative crafts (tatting, smocking, glass blowing, making corn dollies and harvest knots etc). Perfect for browsing, daydreaming, inspiration or action, Lost Crafts reminds us of the sustainable skills we once knew.