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Creative Cut Cards: 35 Greeting Cards for Every Occasion

Lark Crafts · Lark Books (NC)
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

A beautiful handmade card makes any note feel like a gift! Using only specialty papers and a craft knife, crafters can easily create 35 elegant and quirky cards. The projects range from adorable apples for a teacher's gift to candles for a birthday: you'll find something for every celebration,...
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Cattastic Crafts: DIY Project for Cats and Cat People

Mariko Ishikawa · Zakka Workshop
Pages: 104
Format: Print book

Cat-Tactic Crafts contains over 30 amusing and easy craft projects to make for cats and cat people. Build your cat the condo of his dreams, complete with scratching posts and canopies. Drive your kitty mad with delight with a handcrafted teaser on a string. Or sew your feline a one-of-a-kind...
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Lap Quilting: How to Make Beautiful Quilted Projects Large and Small

Muriel Breckenridge · HarperCollins Distribution Services
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Book by Breckenridge, Muriel
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The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the ... Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

Spike Carlsen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

Homesteaders, gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love these 76 DIY projects for practical outdoor items designed to help you live more sustainably and independently. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers clear, simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything...
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Black and Decker the book of home how-to

Black Decker · Cool Springs Press
Format: Hardcover

All the Do-It-Yourself information you need for your home repairs: easy to search through, even easier to use.The editors at Cool Springs Press know a thing or two about DIY home improvement and maintenance; we've been writing about it for the past quarter-century, and we have more...
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Wire and Bead Celtic Jewelry

Linda Jones · Cico Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Linda Jones brings you 35 fantastic step-by-step jewellery projects inspired by the art of the ancient Celts. With only some beads, a spool of wire, and a few simple tools, you can begin straight away, as Linda tells you everything you need to know to create beautiful twisted wire and bead...
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Sew Home: Learn Design Basics, Techniques, Fabrics & Supplies  - 30 Modern Projects to Turn a House into YOUR Home

Erin Schlosser · C&T Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

It's the first home decor sewing book you need to buy! Make your place look like a million bucks with 31 functional projects including DIY window treatments, linens, organizers, rugs, pillows, and accessories for every space in your home. Work with cording and zippers, blind hems, and home...
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Crochet Style: Over 30 Trendy, Classic and Sporty Accessories for All Ages

Jennifer Dougherty · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Beautifully Textured Accessories for the Whole FamilyWhen you're looking for new patterns to crochet for yourself and others, Crochet Style provides more than 30 one-of-a-kind hats, ear warmers, cowls and more. Jennifer Dougherty is renowned for her crochet designs' stunning textures,...
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The Collectors Encyclopedia of Flow Blue China

Mary Frank Gaston · Collector Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

With well over 400 photos illustrating many of the popular patterns as well as different types of objects are featured along with marks of over 160 English and non-English manufacturers, this volume presents a full-color survey of this topic. The separate Price Guide reflects the current...
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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

HITOMI SHIDA · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions....
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Happy-Gurumi: 20 Super Cute Amigurumi Toys to Crochet

Vanessa Chan · Martingale and Company
Format: Print book

Treat yourself to a collection of fun-to-stitch softies with personality to spare. Crochet everything from a friendly dog and funny frog to a hot air balloon. Learn to make whimsical toys with puppet-style open mouths--including a grinning birthday cake--sure to tickle kids of all ages!20...
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60 Quick Knit Baby Essentials: Sweaters, Toys, Blankets, & More in Cherub™ from Cascade Yarns®

Sixth&Spring Books · Sixth & Spring Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Every baby needs these knits - and every knitter needs this book! This adorable collection in the bestselling 60 Quick Knits series features easy, creative projects that range from blankets and booties to onesies, cardigans, hats, and toys. Each one is made in cuddly Cherub, a popular,...
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If You Can Doodle, You Can Paint: Transforming Simple Drawings into Works of Art

Diane Culhane · Quarry Books
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Doodle your way into a big painting!Doodling is really just mark making . . . marks that happen when you are otherwise occupied. These intuitive marks that flow from you naturally while you are doodling are an expression of your true style, like your handwriting. This book looks at our doodles...
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Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books

Cindy Wang · Quirk Books
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Crochet adorable amigurumi inspired by classic literature. Comics fans have action figures. Sports fans get trading cards. But what about literature lovers? What book-themed accessories can decorate bookshelves, proclaim a love of reading, and show off crafting skills, all at the same...
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Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired by the Arts of China, Japan, India and Tibet

Carolyn Schulz · Tuttle Publishing; Paperback with Flaps edition
Format: Paperback

Creative Beaded Jewelry celebrates the art of the East with stunning beaded jewelry in many shapes, sizes and materials. Drawing from her years in the Hawaiian islands, longtime jewelry veteran Carolyn Schulz shares great ideas sparked by all things Asian, such as the springy patterns of kimono...
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