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Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control

Jessica Walliser · Timber Press
Pages: 240
Format: Book

It may seem counterintuitive to want bugs in a garden, but insects are indeed valuable garden companions. Especially those species known for eating the bugs that eat plants. Assassin bugs, damsel bugs, and predatory stink bugs are all carnivores that devour the bugs that dine on a garden.Attracting...
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Fast Patch: A Treasury of Strip-Quilt Projects (Contemporary quilting)

Anita Hallock · Chilton Book Co; First edition. edition
Pages: 186
Format: Paperback

Teaches how to make strips and cut them into block parts for quilt making. It speeds up the process very much.
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500 Paper Objects: New Directions in Paper Art (500 Series)

Gene McHugh · Lark Crafts
Pages: 420
Format: Paperback

Paper craft is a dynamic medium that's in the midst of a renaissance—and this entry in the very popular 500 series reveals the creative work of today's most gifted and original artists and the limitless potential of the craft. Juried by Gene McHugh, an award-winning arts writer...
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The Cable Knitter's Guide: 50 Patterns, 25 Projects, Countless Tips and Ideas

Denise Samson · Trafalgar Square Pub
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

Cables are beautiful and fun to knit - but if you've never worked one before, it's hard to know where to start! The Cable Knitter's Guide is divided into two parts: The first introduces 50 elegant variations on the basic cable, from the elegantly simple to the eyecatchingly...
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How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

Rachel Reynolds · GMC Publications
Format: Book

This is the ultimate go-to quilting guide for the complete beginner – no prior knowledge of quilting, or even sewing, is assumed. Ten fully illustrated techniques are included, covering everything a novice needs to know, including skills such as rag quilting, hand-tied wadding, English...
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Edible Spots and Pots: Small-Space Gardens for Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers, Raised Beds, and More

Stacey Hirvela · Rodale Press
Pages: 308
Format: Paperback

It's time for home gardeners to rethink the traditional garden and explore the wide variety of options for growing edibles in "anywhere" gardens -- from decorative pots and raised beds to unusual growing bags, hanging pouches, and tomato rings. These contained gardens are more...
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The Big Book of Wooden Locks: Complete Plans for Nine Working Wooden Locks

Tim Detweiller · Linden Publishing
Format: Book

These unique projects for making working locks entirely from wood will present an an exciting challenge to woodworkers. "The Big Book of Wooden Locks" presents all of the most popular wooden lock projects of Tim Detweiler, the "Lock Man," from his first two book. Detweiller's...
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Art Quilts the Midwest

Linzee Kull McCray · University Of Iowa Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

A milestone in perception occurred in 1971, when the Whitney Museum of American Art displayed quilts in a museum setting Abstract Design in American Quilts bestowed institutional recognition of the artistry inherent in these humble textiles. In subsequent decades, quiltings popularity exploded....
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How to Crochet: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

Emma Varnam · Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Format: Print book

This title includes 10 stylish projects to make includes fingerless gloves, a pot holder and toy bunny. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of this fun and creative craft. You'll learn everything you need to get started, including how to do the basic...
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Fairy Tale Knits

Katharina Ritter · Search Press
Format: Print book

Inspired by fairytales, these fanciful knits represent a magical fusion of contemporary chic with timeless elegance. Each enchanting design is based on a different character or story; there’s a lovely little Red Riding Hood hat, pretty Cinderella slippers, a romantic Rapunzel dress,...
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Celebrate Everything!: Fun Ideas to Bring Your Parties to Life

Darcy Miller · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

MAKE YOUR CELEBRATIONS MEMORABLE!Packed with planning strategy and original ideas, Celebrate Everything!, from recognized celebrations expert Darcy Miller, is the ultimate guide to making special occasions unforgettable. Darcy invites readers to dozens of parties she's thrown, and shares...
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RSMeans Contractor's Pricing Guide: Residential Repair & Remodeling 2016

Bob Mewis · RS Means
Pages: 315
Format: Print book

Means 2016 Contractor Pricing Guide Residential Repair & Remodeling Costs This essential 2016 cost book gives you total unit price costs for every aspect of the most common repair and remodeling projects, in a format organized for the way you build from frame to finish. It covers every...
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Sage Living: Decorate for the Life You Want

Anne Sage · Chronicle Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Perfectly named style maven and City Sage blogger Anne Sage knows a wise truth: decorating our living spaces for our goals is the first step in making them happen. In Sage Living, she opens the door to covetable dwellings designed to boost the dreams of their occupants, from the sunny,...
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How to Start a Home-based Wedding Planning Business

Jill S. Moran · Globe Pequot Press; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

Planning weddings is a growing business area. The author is one of our top-selling home-based business authors and is herself a successful event and wedding planner.
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Crewel Intentions: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery

Hazel Blomkamp · Search Press
Format: Book

Keeping to a theme started in Crewel Twists, this book continues the concept of using non-traditional techniques and materials in crewel or Jacobean embroidery. It showcases four large projects, each with an accompanying small project similar in technique, and shows needle workers how to be creative...
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