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The Transcontinental Railroad

Budd Bailey · Cavendish Square
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

People today refer to the Midwestern and prairie states as flyover country. During the Civil War, crossing those areas was the biggest obstacle in uniting the East and West Coasts of our divided nation. An act of Congress in 1862 authorized the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific railroad...
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The Art of Cardboard: Big Ideas for Creativity, Collaboration, Storytelling, and Reuse

Lori Zimmer · Rockport Publishers
Format: Paperback

Breathe new life into that old cardboard box! Though paper and cardboard seem common and humble materials, discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art that can be created using the repurposed and up cycled resource.The Art of Cardboard showcases the grand and imaginative...
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The Knot Yours Truly: Inspiration and Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding

Carley Roney · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Your wedding day is a unique opportunity to show the world just who you are as a couple. The Knot's Yours Truly helps you envision your celebration - from the big pieces like location to the small stuff like flatware - and shine a spotlight on your particular style. Chock-full of innovative...
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Learning to Crochet

Dana Meachen Rau · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Create everything from blankets to smartphone cases with the fun crochet projects in this book. Crafters practice comprehension skills as they use text and diagrams to follow the steps for each project. The activities push students to learn and apply domain-specific vocabulary, practice...
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The Knot Handbook

George Lewis · Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd., 2015.
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

This book shows you how to tie 50 knots! Some have been chosen for their fame, some for their beauty, and some because they are knots that everyone should know how to tie. On every great theme, there are always possible variations, and, as the text makes clear, from time to time people...
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Junk Modeling

Toby Reynolds · Windmill Books, 2016.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Simple household items that are easily thrown away can become amazing works of art! In this book, readers will learn how to create cool crafts out of "junk" objects, including toilet paper rolls, bottle tops, egg cartons, and corks. Readers will delight in turning these everyday...
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A Very Merry Paper Christmas: 25 Creative Ornaments & Decorations

Lark Crafts · Lark Crafts
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

It's the most wonderful time of the year - so celebrate in style with your own festive, homemade paper crafts. From wreaths and buntings to table settings, tree toppers, and ornaments, this collection of 25 projects offers a bounty of decorative items for a beautiful holiday. Created...
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Modern Beaded Lace: Beadweaving Techniques for Stunning Jewelry Designs

Cynthia Newcomer · Interweave Pr
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Learn the secrets of making beautiful beaded lace! In Modern Beaded Lace, beadweaver extraordinaire Cynthia Newcomer translates her love for lace into exquisite beaded creations. Using basic beadweaving stitches, she transforms delicate seed beads and sparkling crystals into flowers, leaves,...
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Yarn Crafts | Crafting | Leisure Arts

Leisure Arts · Leisure Arts
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Plush, colorful yarn is the perfect accent for creative crafting! Yarn Crafts from Leisure Arts shows how to wrap it around bottles or hoops, weave it through a web of spokes, bundle it into plump pom-poms even tie it into hair to turn a pony tail into a snazzy braid! Easy projects include...
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A Guide Book of United States Currency, 6th Edition

Kenneth Bressett · Whitman Publishing, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Hobby legend Kenneth Bressett covers large-size, small-size, and fractional paper money in the newly revised and updated 6th edition of the Guide Book of United States Currency. A perennial favorite among hobbyists, United States Currency appeals especially to beginning and intermediate...
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Goldmine 45 RPM Records Price Guide

Dave Thompson · Krause Publications
Pages: 784
Format: Paperback

The Biggest Little Record! The 45 RPM record was first introduced in 1949, but it wasn't until the advent of rock 'n' roll that they became part of the scene. Elvis and his Sun Records releases changed everything and when Beatlemania washed ashore in the 1960s the 45 was a part...
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Homemade Holiday: Craft Your Way Through More than 40 Festive Projects

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Bring the magic of a handmade Christmas into your home with 40 projects for gifts, decorations, and homemade wrapping paper.Save time and money with the festive craft projects in Homemade Holiday. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers to create fresh flower garlands, bake edible...
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The LEGO Architect

Tom Alphin · No Starch Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You'll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture...
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15-minute Mindful Meals: 250 Delicious, Homemade Meals Using Healthy Foods from Your Own Garden

Lori Henderson · Familius
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

Want to eat healthy? Limited on time? Authors Caleb Warnock and Lori Henderson have teamed up to create 15-Minute Mindful Meals that will help you use natural produce to create filling and satisfying meals.
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Pipe Cleaner Projects

Jane Yates · Windmill Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

For readers looking for a new crafting project, creating with pipe cleaners is a simple, fun introduction to crafting. Readers will learn how to make figures such as dogs, cats, and flowers out of pipe cleaners. They will also learn how to make bracelets, rings, and crowns to wear while...
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