The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet by Margaret Hubert

By Margaret Hubert

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This is a finished reference ebook on all facets of crochet. This publication offers a reference for all equipment, together with Tunisian, filet, intermeshing, broomstick lace, bruges lace, and freeform crochet. comprises step by step directions for all of the easy stitches and swatches of 100s of sew styles with entire directions. additionally offers directions and styles for fifty tasks for clothes, add-ons, and décor goods.

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Knitlandia: A Knitter Sees the World by Clara Parkes

By Clara Parkes

Knitting aficionado and awesome artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on an inventive existence enriched through her adventures around the globe.
 
development at the luck of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes’s wealthy own essays invite readers and dedicated crafters on tours to be savored, from a advisor who speedy involves believe like a depended on confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes readers alongside on 17 of her such a lot memorable trips around the globe during the last 15 years, with tales spanning from the fjords of Iceland to a comfy yarn store in Paris’s thirteenth arrondissement.
 
additionally recognized for her PBS tv appearances and highly well known line of small-batch hand made yarns, Parkes weaves her own mix of knowledge and humor into this eloquently down-to-earth advisor that's half own go back and forth narrative and half cultural historical past, touching the center of what it ability to dwell creatively. sign up for Parkes as she ventures to locales either overseas and generic in chapters like:
 

• Chasing a Legend in Taos
• Glass, Grass, and the facility of position: Tacoma, Washington
• a specific thing for Socks and a truly enormous Plan: Portland, Oregon
• Autumn at the Hudson: the recent York Sheep & Wool Festival
• Cashmere desires and British Breeds: A Last-Minute stopover at to Edinburgh, Scotland
 
enthusiasts of go back and forth writing, in addition to knitters, crocheters, designers, and fiber artists alike, will benefit from the masterful narrative in those intimate stories from a existence good crafted. even if you’ve devoted to exploring your personal wanderlust or are an armchair vacationer curled up on your coziest slippers, Knitlandia is bound to encourage laughter, tears, and perhaps a few shuttle plans of your individual.

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The Complete Photo Guide to Beading by Robin Atkins

By Robin Atkins

This finished reference totally explores a few of the kinds of beadwork, together with beading on textile, fringing, bead weavings, bead embroidery, and beaded jewellery. With easy-to-follow association, this advisor presents step by step instructions and 500 complete colour pictures for transparent realizing. easy initiatives supply possibilities for crafters to aim the options, and galleries of special beaded designs and creations via a number of bead artists provide attractive examples and suggestion. It’s the single e-book you must start on beadwork. commence your beading event this day with The entire photograph consultant to Beading!

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The Big-Ass Book of Crafts 2 by Mark Montano

By Mark Montano

Trying to find artful inspiration?

Eager to attempt a few new techniques?

Need a few extra junk in your trunk?

Well, glance no further!

In this cheeky sequel, Mark Montano selections up the place his wildly well known The Big-Ass e-book of Crafts left off, with much more spectacular--and easy-to-make--projects absolute to fulfill crafters of all ability degrees. flip colourful ribbons right into a show-stopping shawl . . . remodel previous shipment pants right into a kick-ass carryall . . . a high-drama neckpiece made from zippers? totally. besides a number of alternative wearable wonders, this fascinating all-new quantity comprises sections resembling Pillow speak (fun, cozy, and made up of the main amazing materials), Letter excellent (cool designs to pop into the mailbox nearest you), hello, i may Use That (make an incredible assertion with little issues from magnets to nail polish), simply Kid-ding (cheery décor made of kid-centric stuff, bound to make you smile!), That's Shoe Biz (fun fixes that supply sidelined sneakers and purses a complete new life), and dozens of different principles which are creative, imaginitive, and simply simple fun.

With his trademark humor and no-holds-barred method of crafting, Mark could have you tapping into your artistic soul and taking basic innovations to a complete new point very quickly. We're now not speaking plant-hangers and potholders here--the greater than one hundred fifty home made initiatives during this really specific compendium are inventive, attention-grabbing, and state-of-the-art, from cool brooches and rings to inventive belts and baggage, from Bauhaus-style furnishings to fishbowl lanterns, and much more!

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1, 2, 3 Sew: Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Sewing by Ellen Luckett Baker

By Ellen Luckett Baker

Stitching is as effortless as 1-2-3! during this artistic instructing ebook, craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker bargains a totally special approach to stitching: she provides initiatives in teams of 3, every one development at the innovations utilized in the venture ahead of. Baker exhibits, for instance, find out how to stitch a glasses case, then construct on these talents to create a zippered pouch, and from there, make a extra complicated cosmetics bag. There are 33 pleasant initiatives in all, starting from garments to dcor and add-ons. With easy-to-follow directions, how-to illustrations, and 12 styles tucked into an enclosed envelope, 1, 2, three Sew is a vital source for starting and intermediate sewers alike.

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Multimodular Origami Polyhedra: Archimedeans, Buckyballs and by Rona Gurkewitz, Bennett Arnstein

By Rona Gurkewitz, Bennett Arnstein

Discover the hyperlink among paperfolding and arithmetic with this detailed, well-illustrated consultant to making an international of multifaceted wonders that attracts on parts of crystallography. images, diagrams, and charts express find out how to practice mathematical ideas to the origami waterbomb base to create geodesic varieties. designated directions, transparent diagrams.

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Do It Gorgeously: How to Make Less Toxic, Less Expensive, by Sophie Uliano

By Sophie Uliano

It's reliable: In those tricky instances, clueless is out--and artful is in. For either monetary and environmental purposes, lifestyles is all approximately doing good with what you've gotten. yet that doesn't suggest you can't nonetheless be wonderful. Do It Gorgeously exhibits you ways to make approximately every little thing you'll in a different way buy: From the kitchen to the nursery, out of your medication cupboard in your make-up drawer, you'll be astounded via how effortless and cheap it truly is to make secure and green items in your relatives. You need to have it all--and you can now do it your self!

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Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry by Karen Leonardo

By Karen Leonardo

CREATE - layout - put on

From tiny glass beads and pendants to jewelry and necklaces, developing Lampwork Beads for jewellery teaches you the way to create all of them. Lampwork artist Karen J. Leonardo and her community of fellow artisans proportion their secrets and techniques for developing stunningly attractive lampwork beads. additionally, those proficient artists offer you whole directions for incorporating the beads into your individual creative jewellery items. perfect for starting, intermediate and complicated lampwork artists, growing Lampwork Beads for jewellery positive factors: information and guidance for establishing your studio and choosing the correct instruments certain directions with step by step images for developing sixteen diverse lampwork beads 14 jewellery designs to include your beads into necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and pins

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