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Wanderlust Quilts: 10 Modern Projects Inspired by Classic Art & Architecture

Amanda Leins · Stash Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Travel the world without leaving your studio! Tour ancient Greece, Rome, and Israel by way of 10 modern quilts designed from classical art and architecture, while you savor the stories and photos that inspired them. Infused with the mystery of the past, these timeless projects will help...
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Brick City: Global Icons to Make from LEGO

Warren Elsmore · Barron's
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Brick City is a model builder's festival in book form. What lends special distinction to the models is the way they're constructed. Each is made entirely of LEGO bricks! Known for decades as a favorite children's toy, LEGO bricks have entered the adult model builder's repertoire...
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The Cruise Handbook

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Exploring the frozen Alaskan wilderness; spotting elephants and lions on a Botswana river safari; sailing through the mighty fjords in Scandinavia and New Zealand; island-hopping the Caribbean, rich in colonial plazas and white sand beaches. Cruising has never been more diverse. This practical...
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Chevrolet Trucks: 100 Years of Building the Future

Larry Edsall · Motorbooks
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In 1917 Chevrolet introduced its first truck, the Series 490, marking the company's official entry into the dedicated truck business. During the century that has passed since that first Chevy truck, Chevy (and later GMC-brand trucks) have become some of the most ubiquitous and recognizable...
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Cable Left, Cable Right: 94 Knitted Cables

Judith Durant · Storey Publishing, LLC; Spi edition
Format: Print book

Knitted cables, with their three-dimensional twists and turns, are a common element in lots of patterns -- but most patterns dont include directions for executing them. Cable Left, Cable Right, by expert knitter Judith Durant, eliminates the mystery with detailed, in-depth instructions...
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New Directions In Sock Knitting: 18 Innovative Designs Knitted From Every Which Way

Ann Budd · Interweave
Pages: 167
Format: Print book

Take a step in a new direction!Go beyond top-down or toe-up construction in New Directions in Sock Knitting. In the eighteen designs curated by knitting super star Ann Budd, you'll be treated to projects that range from traditional sock patterns to more challenging and innovative sock constructions....
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Jorid Linvik's Big Book of Knitted Socks: 45 Distinctive Scandinavian Patterns

LINVIK JORID. · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Scandinavian knitwear designer Jorid Linvik's 45 creative, charming sock designs come in a rainbow of colors and interesting patterns, from simple stripes to flowers, animals and characters. Understand the basics of planning, sizing, and making your own fabulous socks, and then dive into...
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Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design: Delicious Designs from the Ground Up

Jamie Durie · Harper Design, 2014.
Pages: 205
Format: Print book

America's favorite design expert, Jamie Durie, shares his ideas for sustainable, healthy living, showing how to create a beautifully designed, completely edible garden, whether you live in an apartment or a house.Jamie Durie believes outdoor spaces, including gardens, should be an extension...
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Wampum and the Origins of American Money

Marc Shell · University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition
Format: Book

  Wampum has become a synonym for money, and it is widely assumed that it served the same purposes as money among the Native Algonquians even after coming into contact with European colonists' money. But to equate wampum with money only matches one slippery term with another,...
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The Life of the Automobile: The Complete History of the Motor Car

Steven Parissien · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

The Life of the Automobile is the first comprehensive world history of the car.The automobile has arguably shaped the modern era more profoundly than any other human invention, and author Steven Parissien examines the impact, development, and significance of the automobile over its turbulent...
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Ugly Christmas Sweater Party: Christmas Crafts, Recipes, Activities

Matt Shay · Lark Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

"T""was the night before the ugly sweater soiree""A""nd all through your place, ""Y""our perfect party clothes were put away without even a trace. ""Y""our guests will drink cranberry cocktails and craft, ""W""hile...
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Mini Knitted Toys: Over 30 cute & easy knitting patterns

Sachiyo Ishii · Search Pr Ltd, 2016.
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Let your imagination run wild with the latest title from innovative knitter, Sachiyo Ishii. This charming book contains over 30 fun, simple knitting patterns for a range of cute and cuddly toys. Create simple playthings such as animals, cars, trains, fairies and cupcakes, and then try your...
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The Honeymoon Handbook

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet Global Limited
Pages: 166
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's first dedicated honeymoon guide is packed with advice for travel-lovers who want their honeymoon their way: no all-inclusive in sight here. Set your heart racing with real adventures, tailored to what you two love...
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350 Quilting Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets: Updated Edition - More Tips! More Skills!

SUSAN BRISCOE · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

The ultimate reference book for all quilters. Quilt to impress using 350 Quilting Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets to perfect your quilting creativity and skills. 350 Quilting Tips is here to help you master all the techniques you need to create a beautiful, professional-looking quilt....
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Beginning Watercolor: Tips & techniques for learning to paint in watercolor

Maury Aaseng · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

From the first brushstroke to the finishing touch, let the Portfolio series guide you as you begin your artistic journey in watercolor painting.Beginning Watercolor teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started painting in watercolor. This helpful resource begins...
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