There are thousounds of Japanese well-designed book for crafts, Zakka, amigurumi/crochet doll, felt doll, fashion clothing and bags. They have beautiful pictures, well instruction even if you don't undertand the language.
Japanese craft, fashion, and style books which normally is 80% graphic or diagram , and 20% text in japanese language, so don't worry about reading and buying.
There is several way you can buy japanese books:
1. Kinokuniya (very useful for buying japanese books) ,
2. Amazon Japan (this site has english version)
4. Sasuga (USA site)