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Wallace W. Abbey: A Life in Railroad Photography

Kevin P Keefe · Indiana University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the late 1940s on, Wallace W. Abbey masterfully combined journalistic and artistic vision to transform everyday moments in transportation into magical photographs. Abbey, a photographer, journalist, historian, and railroad industry executive, helped people from many different backgrounds...
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More Halloween Origami

Ruth Owen · Powerkids Pr
Format: Print book

Halloween can be a creepy holiday, and young origami artists will love making it creepier by constructing their own Halloween decorations using the art of paper folding. While creating origami skulls, vampires, witches, spiders, and more, readers will discover why this intriguing imagery...
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How to Build Realistic Model Railroad Scenery (Model Railroad Handbook)

Dave Frary · Kalmbach Publishing Company; Revised edition
Pages: 132
Format: Paperback

A cookbook approach to creating scenery like an expert that delivers predictable results every time. Teaches how to design, build, model, and finish backgrounds, mountains, hills, trees, bushes, water, dirt, and much more. Features detailed photos, techniques, and product information.
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Crafting for Cat Ladies: 35 Purr-fect Feline Projects

Kat Roberts · Lark Crafts
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

For cat-crazy crafters, these 35 unique projects are absolutely purr-fect! Sweet and trendy, creative and fun to make, the crafts are divided into four sections - accessories, apparel, home, and party. Projects range from a kitty clutch wallet and cat print jeans to kitty-shaped coasters...
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Traditional Nordic Knits: Over 40 Hats, Mittens, Gloves and Socks

Johanna Wallin · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The classic Nordic knitting tradition is a widely-respected - and increasingly popular - source of exquisite patterns and design inspiration all over the world. Now, with Traditional Nordic Knits, get a glimpse into the rich history and heritage of this beloved cornerstone of needlecraft....
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The Anniversary Sampler Quilt: 40 Traditional Blocks, 7 Keepsake Settings

Donna Lynn Thomas · C&T Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Celebrate any important event in life, from a birthday to a retirement, with these 40 beautiful blocks and 7 customizable settings. Created to commemorate the author's 40th wedding anniversary, you can read the story behind each block, then make it personal by stitching in your own memories...
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Take a Tin: 16 Beautiful Projects for Your Home

Jemima Schlee · Guild of Master Craftsman Publications
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

You will never look at a baked-bean tin in the same way after delving into this collection of original and innovative makes that celebrate the humble tin. Jemima Schlee shows you how to cut, paint, pierce and spray with her clear and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. All the techniques,...

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Decoupage : 12 lovely projects to make

Guild of Master Craftsman Publications. · Guild of Master Craftsman Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Decoupage (from the French, decoupe, meaning to cut out) entails gluing cut-out pictures to an object and covering with varnish. It's a fun and easy way to decorate just about anything, from small household items to large pieces of furniture. Find out just how simple it is to personalize...
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Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric

Martha Sielman · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. 300 gorgeous art quilts, bursting with color and excitement, capture the work of 124 major quilt artists from 18 countries. In-depth interviews with 29 of the artists help us understand their inspirations,...
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Fashion Jewelry: A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Making

COURTNEY LEGENHAUSEN · Lark Crafts
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Learn how to make beautiful jewelry from an up-and-coming designer with her own line! Bead stringing. Wire wrapping, Pearl knotting. This beginner-friendly guide, created by Courtney Legnhausen (owner of Lotus Jewelry) , teaches all the basics of fashioning fun and attractive bracelets,...
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Rock Art Critters: Paint the Perfect Pebble

Denise Scicluna · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Here's another great guide to "rocking out" from the bestselling author of Rock Art!

Visual artist Denise Scicluna provides inspiration and advice for rock painting--a craft that's perfect for "kids" of all ages. Readers will discover:Tips for finding and identifying...
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Small Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment: A Care & Repair Guide for: Lawn Mowers, Snowblowers & Small Gas-Powered Imple

Peter Hunn · Cool Springs Press; First edition
Format: Paperback

This new book is more than a simple engine repair manual. Designed for the beginner with little or no mechanical experience, Small Engines Outdoor Power Equipment is a graphically appealing, step-by-step guide that covers all of the most important engine maintenance and repair skills youll...
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Sculptural Secrets for Mosaics: Creating 3-D Bases for Mosaic Application

Julee Latimer · Schiffer
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

With easy-to-follow guidance and more than 175 photos, this book helps mosaic artists meet the challenge of creating 3-D substrates. It explains various approaches to issues ranging from reaching the needed levels of density and strength to applying tesserae to coils, twists, and spheres....
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String Frenzy: 12 More Strip Quilt Projects; Strips, Strings & Scrappy Things!

Bonnie Hunter · C&T Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Are you buried in scraps -- big pieces, small pieces, hunks, chunks, strips, and parts? Bonnie K. Hunter fans will love her newest book of playful string-quilt projects! Sew a dozen vibrant quilt patterns using the small leftovers from other projects that seem too small to save, yet too big to toss....
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The Knight Craft Book: 15 Things a Knight Can't Do Without

Laura Minter · GMC Publications
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Create a knight's exciting world of castles, catapults, and crowns with 15 heroic and daring projects in The Knight Craft Book. Aspiring knights will happily cut, glue, paint, and cook their way into a fascinating, imaginary kingdom. These fantastic projects for pretend play like...

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