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The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay

Svetlana Quindt · Impact
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! The Best Cosplay Tutorial Guide Ever! Get ready to impress ordinary mortals with your superhuman costume-making skills. You can do it no matter what your experience level with this, the first full step-by-step technique book on cosplay--with...
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All New Fabric Savvy: How to Choose & Use Fabrics

Sandra Betzina · Taunton Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The essential guide for every sewer just got better! All New Fabric Savvy is updated to include detailed information on 107 different fabrics; must-know information on determining fabric content, working with knits, working with different types of interfacing, removing stains, and choosing...
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DIY Stamped Metal Jewelry: From Monogrammed Pendants to Embossed Bracelets--30 Easy Jewelry Pieces from HappyHourProjects.com!

Adrianne Surian · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 173
Format: Print book

Create beautiful, wearable works of art! With step-by-step instructions and photographs for thirty one-of-a-kind pieces, DIY Stamped Metal Jewelry shows you how easily you can make your own beautiful and creative stamped-metal accessories. All you need are some easy-to-find basic tools,...
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The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability--Designing for Abundance

William McDonough · North Point Press

From the authors of Cradle to Cradle, we learn whats next The UpcycleThe Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, one of the most consequential ecological manifestoes of our time. Now, drawing on the green living lessons gained from 10 years of putting the Cradle to Cradle...
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Sister Sampler Quilts: 3 Modern Sampler Quilts with Paired Sister Blocks

AnneMarie Chany · Fons & Porter
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Traditional piecing gets a fresh look!Do you love quilting, but are looking for a modern aesthetic? If so, you'll love Sister Sampler Quilts.Inside, you'll find 25 interchangeable sister blocks and 3 sampler quilts that challenge traditional grid layouts with fun, innovative settings....
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Sweaters for Dogs: 15 Knitting Projects to Keep Your Dog Cozy and Comfortable

Dogs Redhound for · I5 Pr
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

What are all of the fashionable pups wearing this year? Hand-knit sweaters, of course! Knitting is a trendy hobby, and what's cuter than a dog in a sweater? Cable-knit, ribbed, raglan, chunky, turtleneck - you name it, and Redhound for Dogs has a pattern for it. You'll love the fifteen...
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LEGO Architecture: the Visual Guide

Philip Wilkinson · DK; Lea edition
Format: Hardcover

Created in close collaboration with The LEGO Group and Adam Reed Tucker, LEGO® Architecture visionary, LEGO Architecture: The Visual Guide takes a deep look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series. Beautifully illustrated and annotated, this visual...
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An English Paper-Pieced Sampler

Teresa Justice · American Quilter's Society
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

History and instruction are brought together in An English Paper-Pieced Sampler which features blocks like Bow Tie, Apple Core, and Castle Wall. Individual block instructions are provided with an additional bonus block included. Justice and Beltman review fundamentals for English Paper...
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Every Which Way Crochet Borders: 139 Patterns for Customized Edgings

Edie Eckman · Storey Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Step-by-step instructions and symbol charts put these 100 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike. If you're ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate...
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A Little Bit of Dirt: 55 Science and Art Activities to Reconnect Children with Nature

Asia Citro · The Innovation Pr
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Dandelion Bubbles, Rain Drums, Seed Bomb Lollipops and more!Bursting with creative hands-on outdoor science and art activities, A Little Bit of Dirt is full of motivation to get outside and explore. Whether you're investigating the health of your local stream, making beautiful acrylic...
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Mandala for the Inspired Artist: Working with paint, paper, and texture to create expressive mandala art

Marisa Edghill · Walter Foster
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Mandala for the Inspired Artist is sure to spark endless hours of DIY and craft mandala projects and imagination!Learn how to create your own beautiful mandalas using a variety of tools and mediums. One part inspiration, one part how-to, Mandala for the Inspired Artist is chock full of unique...
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Gardens in Detail: 100 Contemporary Designs

Emma Reuss · The Monacelli Press
Format: Hardcover

Explore 100 gardens from around the world with this illustrated guide to the design elements of each - from historical style to planting and landscape design. This comprehensive reference offers gardens from many periods of history - Islamic, Renaissance, English Landscape, Arts &...
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Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon

Bronwen Dickey · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 330
Format: Print book

The hugely illuminating story of how a popular breed of dog became the most demonized and supposedly the most dangerous of dogs - and what role humans have played in the transformation. When Bronwen Dickey brought her new dog home, she saw no traces of the infamous viciousness in her affectionate,...
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Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park

Matthew Gilbert · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

OFF THE LEASH is a group portrait of dog people, specifically the strange, wonderful, neurotic, and eccentric dog people who gather at Amory Park, overlooking Boston near Fenway Park. And its about author Matthew Gilberts transformation, after much fear and loathing of dogs and social groups,...
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Stitching with Beatrix Potter: Stitch, Sew & Give 10 Adorable Projects Featuring Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck & Friends

Michele Hill · C&T Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

This book gathers together 10 easy yet elegant projects celebrating the life and talents of Beatrix Potter. With 10 appliqué and 6 embroidery designs even beginning stitchers can work with hexagons to create a beautiful embroidered quilt, stitch up a cushion based on The Tailor of Gloucester,...
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