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The Better Bag Maker: An Illustrated Handbook of Handbag Design Techniques, Tips, and Tricks

Nicole Mallalieu · C&T Publishing
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

If you want to make gorgeous, quality bags with the professional edge that really makes the difference between home-made and handmade -- open The Better Bag Maker by Nicole Mallalieu. In this how-to book accomplished bag maker, Nicole Mallalieu, reveals her high-end techniques, shortcuts,...
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Five-Plant Gardens: 52 Ways to Grow a Perennial Garden with Just Five Plants

Paula Marcoux · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Kindle Edition

Selecting perennial plants can be overwhelming - there are hundreds of choices, and it's difficult to know when your plants will bloom, whether they'll thrive in sunny or shady spots, and which ones will look well together. In Five-Plant Gardens, Nancy Ondra eliminates the guesswork and the stress,...
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Unusual Uses for Ordinary Things: 250 Alternative Ways to Use Everyday Items

Instructables.com · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Most people use nail polish remover to remove nail polish. They use coffee grounds to make coffee and hair dryers to dry their hair. The majority of people may also think that the use of eggs, lemons, mustard, butter, and mayonnaise should be restricted to making delicious food in the kitchen....
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Winchester: An American Legend: The Official History of Winchester Firearms and Ammunition from 1849 to the Present

R L Wilson · Random House
Pages: 404
Format: Hardcover

No arms maker in history has captured the imagination in the way Winchester has: rifles, shotguns, and ammunition famous the world over for craftsmanship, design capability and performance, historical tradition, and sheer romance. And it is the Winchester that is known as "the gun that...
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Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Bandsaws

Roland Johnson · Taunton Press
Format: Print book

The bandsaw is a woodworking favorite and the workhorse of any wood shop. Now woodworkers can learn to make the most of their bandsaw in this valuable addition to the acclaimed Complete Illustrated Guide library.
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Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy

Kelly Williams Brown · Grand Central Publishing; ish edition
Format: Print book

If you graduated from college but still feel like a student . . . if you wear a business suit to job interviews but pajamas to the grocery store . . . if you have your own apartment but no idea how to cook or clean . . . it's OK. But it doesn't have to be this way.Just because you don't...
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Pizzazzerie: Entertain in Style: Tablescapes & Recipes for the Modern Hostess

Courtney Dial Whitmore · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Tablescapes, tips, DIY party crafts, beautiful color photos, and more than 50 never-before-seen recipes, in an easy-to-follow format, to inspire every hostess.
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Dream Home: The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House

Jonathan Scott · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. The talented duo's good-natured rivalry, playful banter, and no-nonsense strategies have earned the popular twins millions...
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Dad's Book of Awesome Projects: From Stilts and Super-Hero Capes to Tinker Boxes and Seesaws, 25+ Fun Do-It-Yourself Projects for Families

Mike Adamick · Adams Media
Format: Paperback

Its time for serious family fun!Get ready to take playtime to the next level with Dads Book of Awesome Projects! Inside, youll find step-by-step instructions and photographs detailing projects so imaginative and fun, no one will complain about turning off the TV. From wooden swords to slay...
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Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture: 20 Step-by-Step Projects Anyone Can Build

Katie Jackson · Timber Press
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Selected as a Gardens Illustrated Recommended ReadHand-Built Outdoor Furniture covers twenty step-by-step, fully illustrated projects with hundreds of clear and easy-to-follow photographs. Finished pieces include simple items include a trellis, a flower box, and a plant stand and more complicated...
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Joint Book: The Complete Guide to Wood Joinery

Terrie Noll · Chartwell Books; Spi edition
Format: Book

This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for carpenters and woodworkers to keep near their workbench or toolbox for quick access.The design of this book allows it to lay open flat, which allows for easy and frequent reference, and the interior photographs,...
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Good Earth Art: Environmental Art for Kids

MaryAnn F Kohl · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 223
Format: Paperback

Featuring more than two hundred projects, this guide offers ideas for painting and drawing, sculpture and mobiles, collage and printing, weaving and crafts, and handmade art supplies, all to emphasize recycling and natural materials.
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One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Projects; Look How Much You Can Make with Just One Yard of Fabric!

Rebecca Yaker · Storey Publishing, LLC; Nov Spi edition
Format: Paperback

With more than 200,000 copies in print, Storeys One-Skein Wonders series is an unqualified success. Now, for the first time in the series, fabric takes center stage! And the timing couldnt be better. Sewing machine sales have doubled over the past 10 years, and crafters are discovering...
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Color Me Beautiful Make Up Manual

Pat Henshaw · Hamlyn
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Follow the expert guidance to help you feel confident and look great - every day! Discover your perfect colors, learn how to apply every type of makeup and how to add the final touches, with useful tips on hair and accessories. Find fantastic new looks by identifying which of your favorite...
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