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Creative Image Transfer - Any Artist, Any Style, Any Surface: 16 New Mixed-Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper

Lesley Riley · C&T Publishing
Format: Paperback

Join the creator of Lesley Riley’s TAP Transfer Artist Paper and a cadre of talented designers, including several frequent contributors to Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, to explore exciting new ideas to create with TAP. With a sheet of TAP and a hot iron, you can transfer a permanent...
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Start Your Own Cleaning Service: Maid Service, Janitorial Service, Carpet and Upholstery Service, and More

Jacquelyn Lynn · Entrepreneur Press; Fourth Edition edition
Format: Book

If it can get dirty, chances are people will pay to have it cleaned. Houses, carpets, upholstery, windows . . . the list goes on and on. A vast majority of dual-income families use cleaning services, creating a huge market for cleaning service startups. Updated with the latest industry...
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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway

Doug Most · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew more congested, the streets became clogged with plodding, horse-drawn carts. When the great blizzard of 1888 crippled the entire northeast, a solution had to be found. Two brothers from one of the nation's great...
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The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985

Mark Bellomo · Krause Publications
Format: Print book

A Galaxy...of Epic Toys!When Star Wars landed in movie theaters in 1977, it became a popular cultural phenomenon and introduced the world to heroes like Luke Skywalker, super villain Darth Vader, Wookies, Stormtroopers, robots, Jedi Knights, space vehicles and lightsabers. The adventures...
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Stylish Jewelry Your Way: Designs in Stringing, Wirework, Stitching, Metalwork, and More

Editors of Bead&Button Magazine · Kalmbach Books; Pap/Com edition
Format: Book

The lines between wireworkers, beaders, and jewelry makers are blurring as creative explorers dip their toes into new territories, learn new techniques, and apply ideas to new media. Stylish Jewelry Your Way was created just for them. With projects chosen from the popular special issue...
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Sewing for the Absolute Beginner

Caroline Smith · Search Press(UK)
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

Step-by-step instructions and the spiral, hands free format enable you to practice and master each technique more easily. Caroline Smith covers all the equipment and tools, terminology and techniques, and includes a selection of attractive simple projects specially designed for the beginner.
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Creative Beading Vol. 11: The best projects from a year of Bead&Button magazine

Bead & Button Magazine. · Kalmbach Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Offers beaders nearly every project from the October 2014 through August 2015 issues of Bead&Button magazine, all in one gorgeous, hardcover volume. The latest edition in this popular series showcases stitching projects in many styles and colors, features thorough basics sections, and offers...
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Holiday Hats for Babies: Caps, berets & beanies to knit for every occasion

Debby Ware · Taunton Press
Format: Book

These sweet and sassy baby hats will bring a smile to your face! 25 adorable patterns for every celebration of the year Birthday Cupcake Cap, Halloween Hat, Holly Holiday Hat, Baby Chick Cap, Crystal Party Hat, Firecracker Topper, Leaf Peeper Cap, and more.,
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No-Sew Love: Fifty Fun Projects to Make Without a Needle and Thread

Ashley Johnston · Running Press
Format: Book

Although Ashley Johnston is comfortable with a needle and thread - and really enjoys making handmade items for her children and home - she could certainly understand that sewing machines can strike fear and dread into the hearts of many crafters. The complicated machinery with the fussy...
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The Essential Book of Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Living

ASHLEY ENGLISH · Lark Crafts
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

All the information you need to homestead - gathered in one ultimate, essential book! In barnyards and backyards, on rooftops and in alleyways, a movement is happening - the modern homesteading movement. Whether it's turning a lawn into a vegetable garden, getting a flock of chickens,...
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The Urban Gardener

Matt James · Mitchell Beazley
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In The Urban Gardener, garden designer and lecturer Matt James provides an approachable, practical guide to making the most of an urban garden, including: How to design an urban space - from balconies and roof terraces to courtyards, basement areas and window ledges. Ten ways to improve...
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Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary: More than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round

Wendy Bernard · Stewart, Tabori and Chang; Spi edition
Format: Book

Stitch dictionaries are to knitters what Websters is to a writer. Within the pages of these inspiring reference books are the endless variations of knit and purl stitches that produce the fabrics of all knitting. But in the Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary, designer Wendy Bernard...
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Beauty and the Beast Novelization

Disney Writers · Disney Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Belle has dreamt of adventures like the ones she reads in her books, of traveling the world outside her small town. When Belle's father is captured, she takes his place as a prisoner of a fearsome Beast. But life in the enchanted castle isn't as terrible as Belle imagines, and she ultimately...
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The Better Bag Maker: An Illustrated Handbook of Handbag Design Techniques, Tips, and Tricks

Nicole Mallalieu · C&T Publishing
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

If you want to make gorgeous, quality bags with the professional edge that really makes the difference between home-made and handmade -- open The Better Bag Maker by Nicole Mallalieu. In this how-to book accomplished bag maker, Nicole Mallalieu, reveals her high-end techniques, shortcuts,...
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Siding, Roofing, and Trim: Completely Revised and Updated

Editors of Fine Homebuilding · Taunton Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Details, details, details ... they're what make the exterior of your home stand out from the crowd. This new edition of Siding, Roofing, and Trim -- the latest installment in the FOR PROS BY PROS series from the editors of Fine Homebuilding -- provides you with all the expert advice...
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Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos to Plastic Chair: A Natural History

Witold Rybczynski · Farrar
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Have you ever wondered where rocking chairs came from, or why cheap plastic chairs are suddenly everywhere?In Now I Sit Me Down, the distinguished architect and writer Witold Rybczynski chronicles the history of the chair from the folding stools of pharaonic Egypt to the ubiquitous stackable...
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The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air

Kate Ascher · Penguin Press
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

"Is it possibly to write a stunning book about infrastructure? Kate Ascher's books are bliss... Using gorgeous graphics and clear, simple, language, Ascher explains the infrastructure and engineering marvels around us." --Slate.comIn our digital age, it's easy to forget that almost...
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Hello Tokyo: 30 Handmade Projects and Fun Ideas for a Cute, Tokyo-Inspired Lifestyle

EBONY BIZYS · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Full of fun and inventive projects, Hello Tokyo is a cute and quirky guide to living a DIY lifestyle inspired by Japanese crafts and trends Filled with simple craft projects and fun tips inspired by her daily life in Tokyo, Japanese blogger, crafter, and designer Ebony Bizys captures...
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Restoring, Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking Tools: Updated and Updated Edition

Mike Dunbar · Popular Woodworking Books
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

Quality tools at a fraction of the cost!Don't let the high cost of hand tools prevent you from doing the beautiful woodworking you'd like to do. Buy well-made, classic tools and then tune them so they'll outperform tools made today!Restoring, Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking...
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Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces: A Guide to Modeling the Head and Face with Clay

Alex Irvine · Lark Crafts
Format: Book

Sculpting the human face presents a unique artistic challenge—but this richly illustrated guide thoroughly demystifies the process. Instructor Alex Irvine goes step-by-step, explaining everything from creating basic, rough outlines to surface refinements to finely detailed replicas. Photographs...
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Stylish Weddings: 50 Simple Ideas to Make from Top Designers

Jenny Doh · Lark Crafts
Pages: 143
Format: Paperback

Customize your wedding, with beautiful designer-created projects. You'll find quick, simple, and stunning items to make from each top designer, including invitations, table settings, favors, decorations, and gifts for the bridal party. With six signature themes to choose from, we've got the perfect...
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Button Jewelry: 15 Easy Necklaces, Bracelets & Earrings

Susan Beal · Taunton Press; Sew Pmplt edition

Who can resist bright, colorful buttons? The 15 patterns in this booklet invite you to craft a jewelry box full of fun button baubles to completely restyle your wardrobe. Best of all, you finally have a reason to break out your button stash—or find some new ones! ·      ...
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Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

Niki Jabbour · Storey
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden...
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Crochet Wraps Every Which Way: 18 Original Patterns in 6 Techniques

Tammy Hildebrand · Stackpole Books
Format: Paperback

"What eye candy! The very talented Tammy Hildebrand has given crocheters both a good foundation of 6 techniques as well as wearable and versatile wraps. You'll find not only the ubiquitous shawls, but ponchos and ruanas as well. There's something for everybody here. I defy...
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Cloth: 30+ Projects to Sew from Linen, Cotton, Silk, Wool, and Hide

Cassandra Ellis · Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Format: Book

Handmade cloth items always have a story, and many of us spend our lives hunting and gathering precious pieces and scraps to add that final touch of life to a special room or outfit. Cloth is an inspirational guide to the beauty, history, and utility of natural textiles. Woven throughout...
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Sabine Lippert's Beadwork Evolution: New Techniques Using Peyote Stitch and Right Angle Weave

Sabine Lippert · Lark Crafts
Format: Paperback

Sabine Lipperts unique, sophisticated jewelry designs have won her legions of fans worldwide. Now she has created a collection that not only includes 25 gorgeous projects, but also provides breathtaking variations on popular stitches to build beaders skills. From a Peyote-stitched Crocodile...
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Shape by Shape Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters: 70+ Designs for Blocks, Backgrounds & Borders

Angela Walters · C&T Publishing / Stash Books
Format: Print book

It's easy to plan your machine quilting -- simply open Shape by Shape Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters and find creative inspiration on every page. User-friendly and visually exciting, the contents are first divided into three sections: Blocks, Negative Space, and Borders. Then,...
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Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding

Susan Halls · Lark Crafts
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

The technique is simple; the results are gorgeous! Susan Halls has created an array of refined, sophisticated and incredibly modern-looking projects that are perfect for beginners, yet enticing for more seasoned ceramicists. The pieces range from a mug, vase, and jug to a bowl, teapot,...
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Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop

Nick Offerman · Dutton
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

After two New York Times bestsellers, Nick Offerman returns with the subject for which he's known best - his incredible real-life woodshop. Nestled among the glitz and glitter of Tinseltown is a testament to American elbow grease and an honest-to-god hard day's work: Offerman Woodshop....
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Paper Birds: 25+ Projects to Copy, Cut, and Fold

Hiroshi Hayakawa · Lark Crafts

Origami takes flight with these 25 beautiful bird projects, from a cockatiel, horned owl, and hummingbird to the exotic albatross and extinct dodo. Just photocopy the templates onto cardstock score, cut, and fold and, finally, interlock the joints to create a dimensional creature. All the projects...
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75 Lace Crochet Motifs: Traditional Designs with a Contemporary Twist, for Clothing, Accessories, and Homeware

Caitlin Sainio · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Book

Lacey thread crochet motifs are both beautiful to look at and enjoyable to make, and can be used in many ways, whether as stand-alone decor items, as embellishments, or joined to produce larger lace pieces. Whether you're new to crochet and in search of simple practice pieces, or an experienced...
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Modern Country Knits: 30 Designs from Juniper Moon Farm

Susan Gibbs · Sixth&Spring Books
Format: Print book

Susan Gibbs gave up a power position as a network news producer to become a shepherd and establish Juniper Moon Farm—and these 30 modern country knits all use her own popular line of commercially produced yarns. Featuring contributions by such notable designers as Tabetha Hedrick and Yoko...
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Simple Flower Arranging

Mark Welford · DK Publishing, 2014.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Easy and elegant flower arranging for everyone. Simple Flower Arranging helps you to create flower arrangements with style and flair- be it flowers for the home, a gift, or wedding flowers. Love having flowers in your house or making blooming bouquets? Be inspired by more than 60 stylish...
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Textile Nature: Textile Techniques and Inspiration from the Natural World

Anne Kelly · Batsford
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Create original textiles inspired by plants, flowers, gardens, insects, and birds. This gorgeous guide teaches fiber artists how to draw directly from nature, use sketchbooks and mood boards to explore their local environment, and make small pieces (such as folding books) based on observational...
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10 Granny Squares 30 Bags: Purses, totes, pouches, and carriers from favorite crochet motifs

Margaret Hubert · Creative Pub Intl
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Crochet up to 30 creative, fun bags, starting from just 10 granny squares!The granny square is the crocheter's foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, and endless variety. With The Granny Square Book, Margaret Hubert showed how the humble...
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Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color

Kate Doody · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Hardcover

Anyone who loves creating ceramics knows that glazing can be a labor of great love or the bane of the entire ceramic process. In the instructional and inspirational Glaze, potters will find a wealth of guidance on the glazing process as several of today's leading ceramicists share the recipes...
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Knitted Dogs and Puppies

Sue Stratford · Search Press
Format: Book

Search Press Books-Knitted Dogs Puppies. Sue Stratfords new book is packed with friendly faithful dogs and puppies for you to knit. Suitable for beginners, but with projects to provide a fun challenge for more experienced knitters. This book contains twenty- three patterns. Author Sue Stratford....
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Paper Craft

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Paper Craft makes it easy - and affordable - to design handmade crafts that are guaranteed to impress. Transform your favorite paper into beautiful decorations and home decor, greeting cards, scrapbooks, and beyond, no matter what your skill level.This visual, step-by-step guide outlines...
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps

Chris West · Picador
Format: Hardcover

DISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF AMERICA THROUGH ITS BEAUTIFUL AND DIVERSE POSTAGE STAMPS IN THIS EXUBERANT AND ALWAYS CHARMING HISTORY.In A History of America in Thirty-six Postage Stamps, Chris West explores America's own rich philatelic history. From George Washington's dour...
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Tapestry Crochet and More: A Handbook of Crochet Techniques and Patterns

Maria Gullberg · Trafalgar Square
Pages: 84
Format: Print book

Tired of the same old ch, sc, dc, tr? Looking for a way to take your crochet to the next level? "Tapestry Crochet and More" is the perfect introduction to a whole new set of techniques that will broaden your crochet horizons. Experiment with color, shape, and structure, using...
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Paracord!: How to Make the Best Bracelets, Lanyards, Key Chains, Buckles, and More

Todd Mikkelsen · W W Norton
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Todd Mikkelsen's Paracord! offers a diverse collection of projects that utilize parachute cords - known around the world as paracord. Used by paratroopers and other military personnel during World War II, this lightweight nylon rope is now one of the most sought-after materials by crafters.Its...
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Freehand Fashion: Learn to Sew the Perfect Wardrobe

Chinelo Bally · Pavilion Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Create beautiful clothing . . . without a pattern! In Freehand Fashion, designer Chinelo Bally reveals her sewing secrets and unique method of fabric cutting, based on a traditional Nigerian technique. Using a series of basic garment blocks, anyone can make an entire wardrobe of fashionable...
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Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records

Amanda Petrusich · Scribner; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of a quirky and important subculture: The world of 78rpm records and the insular community that celebrates them - by acclaimed music critic and author Amanda Petrusich, who contributes regularly to Pitchfork, The Oxford American, and The New York Times.Before MP3s, CDs,...
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Knit Your Own Zoo: Easy-to-Follow Patterns for 24 Animals

Sally Muir · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

From the authors of the beloved and best-selling Knit Your Own Dog, Knit Your Own Cat, and Knit Your Own Dog: The Second Litter comes Knit Your Own Zoo! With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for 24 animals, it's an irresistible guide to knitting a single exotic pet or an entire...
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CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong

Heather Mann · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

Poor Bridgit, who overestimated the size of her head -- her homemade frilly lace shower cap came straight down to her chin. And who can blame Lindsey for thinking "glitter shoes" sounded like a cool, easy project instead of what it turned out to be: a puddle of sparkling glop....
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Picker's Pocket Guide to Bottles: How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro

Michael Polak · Krause Publications; Poc edition

Buried TreasuresWhen a brilliant and rare flask sold at auction for a record $176,670 a few years ago, a secret was unearthed - bottles are true buried treasures. Discover for yourself what veteran bottle hunters have known for years with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking bottles....
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The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

Keith Houston · W W Norton
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

"Everybody who has ever read a book will benefit from the way Keith Houston explores the most powerful object of our time. And everybody who has read it will agree that reports of the book's death have been greatly exaggerated." -- Erik Spiekermann, typographerWe may love...
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Quilting for the Absolute Beginner

Cheryl Owen · Search Pr Ltd, 2016.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Cheryl Owen's guide is the ideal tool for the complete beginner to quilting. Step-by-step instructions and the spiral, hands free format enable you to practice and master each technique more easily. The book covers all the quilting equipment and tools, terminology and techniques, and includes...
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Hello Kitty Crochet: Supercute Amigurumi Patterns for Sanrio Friends

Mei Li Lee · Quirk Books
Format: Hardcover

Hello Kitty Crochet is all about cute the whimsical world of Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends meets theJapanese art of amigurumi or crocheted dolls With easy-to-make patterns for adorable characters andaccessories Hello Kitty Crochet allows you to make all your favorites new and old from...
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Timeless Wire Weaving: The Complete Course

Lisa Barth · Kalmbach Books
Format: Print book

Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers learn to make...
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40 Great Glass Fusing Projects

Lynn Haunstein · Stackpole Books
Format: Book

Whether you are new to glass fusing or a veteran glass crafter, you will find fresh ideas in this book. Information on fusing glass compatibility, firing schedules, and fusing materials is presented for fusers with minimal experience. More advanced techniques and components are included...
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Delight in the Art of Collage: Mixed-media Collage and Assemblage Techniques and Projects

Lisa M Pace · North Light Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Delight in the Details! Add a bit of vintage detail to your collage work! In Delight in the Art Collage, Lisa M. Pace shares an abundance of mixed-media techniques and leads you step-by-step through 40 vintage-inspired projects! Inside, you'll find projects that focus on textiles, metal,...
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The Quilter's Applique Workshop

Kevin Kosbab · Interweave
Format: Paperback

A fresh take on quilting and appliqué!Kevin Kosbab shows quilters that not only is appliqué fun and easy to do, it can open up a world of design possibilities. The Quilters Appliqué Workshop teaches you everything you need to know to create appliquéboth as embellishment and as the focus...
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Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms: Quilts and Other Works Celebrating Flowers

Kaffe Fassett · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A stunning guide and vibrant pattern collection of 25 new patchwork and needlepoint projects, from renowned color expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett. Drawing inspiration from the natural beauty of flowers, Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms invites crafters to explore the behind-the-scenes...
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Winter Knitting: Patterns for the Family and Home

MillaMia · Pavilion
Format: Hardcover

Scandinavians know how to get through the cold, dark winter, and this inspiring collection from the team behind MillaMia knitwear is packed with cozy projects to warm you both figuratively and literally. Katarina and Helena Rosen share wonderful Swedish traditions and designs - with their...
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Images from the Arsenal of Democracy

Charles K. Hyde · Painted Turtle
Format: Book

While researching his previous study, Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II (Wayne State University Press, 2013), award-winning automotive historian Charles K. Hyde discovered the many remarkable photos that were part of the era's historical documentation....
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Amy Butler's Piece Keeping: 20 Stylish Projects that Celebrate Patchwork

Amy Butler · Chronicle Books
Pages: 173
Format: Print book

In this project-based sewing book, Amy Butler teaches what she does best: sewing, quilting, and pattern making. From lampshades to pillows, quilts to statement jewelry, Piece Keeping is the perfect go-to for the crafty. With clear sections on traditional sewing themes, tools, and methods,...
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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2017: 40th Anniversary

Hugh Johnson · Mitchell Beazley
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2017 is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine-in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 40th year of publication, it is unrivalled as the most comprehensive and up-to-date annual wine guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear, succinct...
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Kitchen Garden Experts: Twenty Celebrated Chefs & Their Head Gardeners

Cinead McTernan · Frances Lincoln
Format: Book

This book features the chefs and gardeners of UK's most exciting restaurants, hotels, pubs and cafes focusing on the ways they produce the very best fruit and vegetables to appear on that day’s menu. It reveals their beautiful kitchen gardens, inspiring and delicious recipes,...
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The Wedding Dress: How to Make the Perfect One for You

Becky Drinan · GMC Publications
Pages: 175
Format: Paperback

This book is the one. The Wedding Dress: How to Make the Perfect One for You offers many indispensable tips - Advice on dresses to flatter every body shape All the information you will need on equipment Fabrics: selection and types Sewing techniques How to work from patterns How to alter...
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Playful: Fun Projects to Make With + For Kids

Merrilee Liddiard · Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for after school or a rainy Sunday, Playful is a charming collection of 26 unique, modern projects for adults to make with and for young children. Divided into five categories—Playful Dress Up, Playful Toys, Playful Paper Crafts, Playful Repurposing, and Playful Art—the low-skill,...
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Serge It!: 24 Fun & Fresh Projects to Sew with Your Serger

Jenny Doh · Lark Crafts
Format: Book

Techniques AND projects for one of the most popular tools in the sewer's arsenal: Serge It! not only shows stitchers how to use this handy and extremely popular machine, it also gives them marvelous things to make with it. Twenty-four fresh, modern, and creative projects range from...
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Stitch 'n Swap: 25 Handmade Projects to Sew, Give & Receive

Jake Finch · C&T Publishing / Stash Books
Format: Paperback

Generation Q Magazine shows you the best way to organize and run a virtual or in-person swap. To help get you started, the team recruited some crafty friends to share 25 inspiring projects. All of the projects can be easily adapted to your taste, style, and skill level. Whether youre looking...
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Birdhouses & More: Easy-to-Build Houses & Feeders for Birds, Bats, Butterflies and Other Backyard Creatures

A.J. Hamler · Popular Woodworking Books
Format: Book

Make Your Yard a Home for Creatures Great and Small!Imagine filling your backyard with birds, bees, butterflies, chipmunks, deer, toads and more. That's all possible with the beautiful, yet practical, projects in this book.Birdhouses & More offers easy-to-follow plans for 25 projects--from...
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The Ultimate Router Guide: Jigs, Joinery, Projects and More...

Popular Woodworking Editors · Popular Woodworking Books
Format: Book

Learn all about the most versatile tool in your shop!What can a router add to your woodworking? Simple and complicated joinery for boxes, cabinetry, tables, chairs, doors and much more. You can produce a dizzying array of decorative edge and surface treatments--from a basic chamfer or roundover,...
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Trainable cat : a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

John Bradshaw · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Dog owners know that dogs can be trained, but the idea of training rarely crosses cat owners' minds. But as bestselling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show, not only can cats be trained, but they absolutely should be to ensure a happy and healthy relationship between...
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Contemporary Celtic Crochet: 24 Cabled Designs for Sweaters, Scarves, Hats and More

Bonnie Barker · Fons & Porter
Format: Book

Learn to crochet cables! Have you ever wanted to create a sweater with beautiful cables, but you didnt know how to knit? Now, in Contemporary Celtic Crochet, you can learn how to use basic crochet stitches to create the same stunning effect on sweater wraps, stoles, cardigans, and more....
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Knit It!: Learn the Basics and Knit 22 Beautiful Projects

Melissa Leapman · Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

This inviting craft book lays the groundwork for a lifetime of knitting—no prior skills necessary! Expert knitting author Melissa Leapman presents step-by-step instructions for all the essential skills, techniques, and abbreviations needed to get started knitting, plus clear how-to...
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Saving Vegetable Seeds: Harvest, Clean, Store, and Plant Seeds from Your Garden. A Storey BASICS® Title

Fern Marshall Bradley · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

This illustrated, step-by-step guide shows you how to save seeds from 20 of the most popular vegetable garden plants, including beans, carrots, peas, peppers, and tomatoes. Youll learn how each plant is pollinated key to determining how the seed should be saved, how to select the seeds...
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All New Decorating Idea Book

Heather J. Paper · Taunton Pr
Pages: 234
Format: Paperback

All new and totally updated! Our best-selling Decorating Idea Book has been completed revised and updated to reflect today's most popular styles and the concerns of budget-conscious homeowners. Packed with more ideas than ever, the All New Decorating Idea Book features inspiring and practical...
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Clay Creation Workshop: 100 Projects to Make with Air-Dry Clay

Maureen Carlson · Impact
Pages: 127
Format: Paperback

Make all kinds of fantastic clay creations with lightweight, air-dry clay.With Clay Creation Workshop's simple to follow instructions, you'll have a whole world of fun! Using super lightweight, air-dry clay (and focusing on a handful of simple shapes), you'll create an entire...
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First Sewing: Simple Projects for Beginners

Collins & Brown · Collins & Brown
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Sterling Publishing-Collins & Brown Publishing: First Sewing. Become a confident sewer, even if you have never sewn a stitch before! These simple projects-more than twenty for you and your home-will quickly turn you into an expert. Complete novices can begin with the lavender bag or pretty...
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Floragami: Create Beautiful Flowers from Folded Paper

Armin Taubner · Stackpole Books
Format: Paperback

Create stylized versions of real flowers, whimsical fantasy flowers, and beautiful floral balls and wreaths--40 designs in all--using cut, folded, and glued paper. Step-by-step folding instructions are included, with hundreds of color diagrams.
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Half Yard Heaven: 26 Easy Sewing Projects Using Just Half a Yard of Fabric

Debbie Shore · Search Press
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Presents twenty-six quick and easy projects designed to be made with pieces of fabris less than half a yard long, including tote bags, pocket aprons, glasses cases, place mats, slippers, and garden gloves.
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Start Stitching: Sweet and Simple Needle & Thread Projects

Editors of Future magazines · Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Paperback

Grab a needle and thread and start stitching today! If you love fabric and love embellishing, then this book is for you. Learn how to get the handmade look the easy way, with simple and fun step-by-step projects, advice on fabric, threads and finishing, and inspiring color photographs....
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Dallas Lovett's Woven Bead & Wire Jewelry: 25 Gorgeous Projects

Dallas Lovett · Lark Crafts, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.,
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

Dallas Lovett's elegant-yet-graceful project designs capture the look crafters want now - sophisticated and stunning. He presents 25 of his most unique designs, all luxurious, with layered twists, and showcasing the creative potential of silver wire and beads. A basics section covers...
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Organic Wire and Metal Jewelry: Stunning Pieces Made with Sea Glass, Stones, and Crystals

Eva M. Sherman · Notions - In Network
Format: Paperback

Showcasing gemstones, crystals, sea glass, and pearls, Organic Wire and Metal Jewelry offers new ways to incorporate raw materials into beautiful jewelry pieces. Clear, step-by-step instructions and detailed photographs teach readers a variety of basic jewelry techniques and guide even...
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Happy Feet Unique Knits to Knock Your Socks Off

Cathy Carron · R&M West Coast Enterprises
Format: Paperback

Perfect for the advanced beginner to advanced knitters, the more than 40 fashion-forward designs offer a variety of fun styles and challenges, including tube of spiral shapes, turning heels, afterthought heels and toe-up. A helpful introduction that gives readers a leg up on terminology,...
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Modern Knits from Sweden: A Warm Mix of Shawls, Scarves, Cowls, Mittens, Hats and More

Erika Aberg · Trafalgar Square Pub
Pages: 110
Format: Print book

All your favorite contemporary knits, in one book: shawls, scarves, hats, wrist warmers, mittens, and gloves! With delightful easy-to-wear accessories in all styles and sizes, from classic and elegant to cozy and colorful, garter stitch and stockinette to entrelac and herringbone, Modern...
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My Favorite Cardigans to Knit: 24 Timeless Takes on the World's Most Popular Sweater

Birgitta Forslund · Trafalgar Square Books
Format: Hardcover

We all have at least one favorite cardigan we love to wear - and cardigans are always in style, because there are so many different ways to wear them! Buttoned or unbuttoned, layered up and comfy or cute and cropped: The possibilities are endless, and knitting your own cardigan only expands...
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Craft It Now: 75+ Simple Handmade Projects

Shannon E. Miller · KP Craft
Format: Book

What you need to craft it now!There you are, enjoying a normal Saturday afternoon, when it hits you, the sudden, inexplicable urge to make something. Whether you're carving a new piece of jewelry or an adorable plush bunny, you'll find something to love in Craft It Now. With more...
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Washi Wonderful: Creative Projects & Ideas for Paper Tape

Jenny Doh · Lark Crafts
Format: Paperback

STERLING PUBLISHING-Lark Books: Washi Wonderful. Washi tape is colorful; patterned and often translucent paper tape that comes on a roll. Get creative with this collection! This book contains more than fifty projects using washi tape: from packages to home decor items and creating quick;...
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Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction

Christine Haynes · Creative Publishing int'l
Format: Paperback

The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction helps you master all of the techniques needed to sew clothes--including tops, dresses, pants, skirts, and even outerwear. This technique-driven book follows the entire process of clothing construction, including a section on the sewing machine...
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Couture Sewing: The Couture Skirt: more sewing secrets from a Chanel collector

Claire B. Shaeffer · Taunton Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Sew a signature skirt for yourself. An expert on Chanel's clothing, Claire B. Shaeffer shares her unique insider-expertise of the couture industry. In her latest book, Couture Sewing: The Couture Skirt, she takes home sewers through each detailed step required to cut, fit, stitch,...
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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Aquarium Fish & Fish Care: A Definitive Guide To Identifying And Keeping Freshwater And Marine Fishes

Mary Bailey · Southwater; 1 edition
Format: Print book

A comprehensive manual on planning, building, stocking and maintaining all types of aquaria, fully illustrated with 700 photographs and diagrams.
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Casual Bead Elegance, Stitch by Stitch

Eve Leder · Kalmbach Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Casual Bead Elegance, Stitch by Stitch features 24 projects in timeless bead stitches, starting with simple applications and expanding each stitch with more elaborate pieces. Though the focus is on learning and applying specific techniques, the resulting projects are wearable and casually...
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Get Started: Crochet

Susie Johns · Dorling Kindersley
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Get Started: Crochet teaches beginners basic stitches and shows how to start crocheting with 20 easy projects, including hats, blankets, and baby clothes. Perfect for beginners who want to learn a new craft, DK's Get Started: Crochet takes a "do and learn" approach by starting...
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Stitch Along: 10 Stitchers, 30 Projects, 100 Embroidery Motifs

Jenny Doh · Lark Crafts
Format: Book

This fresh, fun foray into the world of embroidery showcases ten prominent designers, all acclaimed for their embroidery and stitching artistry. Each one shares instructions for three projects, along with ten beautiful and whimsical embroidery motifs for readers to use in their own work....
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Giftwrapped

Jane Means · Jacqui Small LLP
Format: Hardcover

In this digital age, anything tangible somehow feels more significant or appreciated, and nowhere is that more evident than in the world of paper and giftwrapping. Wherever you look, blogs or magazines offer ideas for enhancing a humble gift by embellishing it with vintage or reused materials.Giftwrapped...
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Cute Crochet World: A Little Dictionary of Crochet Critters, Folks, Food & More

Suzann Thompson · Lark Crafts

Quirky, eclectic, and just plain fun: with this adorable collection, crocheters can embellish clothing, décor, gifts, and more! Suzann Thompson, author of the popular Crochet Bouquet and Crochet Garden, has fashioned more than 60 irresistible motifs that fall into six categories: Critters,...
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Baby Gifts to Knit: Over 60 Sweet and Soft Patterns for Baby's First Two Years

The Editors of Marie Claire Idees · Trafalgar Square Books
Format: Book

What a joy it is to knit for Baby's first two years! In this highly illustrated book, you'll find over 60 charming patterns from Marie Claire's exceptional collection, in gentle colors and a variety of styles, all designed just for babies–including booties, undershirts,...
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Granny Squares-All Shapes and Sizes: Over 50 Projects and Techniques to Give the Classic Crochet Pattern a Whole New Look

Beatrice Simon · Trafalgar Square Books
Format: Hardcover

Moving beyond the basic granny square to encompass a wide variety of shapes and patterns, the crochet designs featured in this book are surprisingly quick, easy, and simple to master. Granny “squares” can easily become hexagons, triangles, pentagons, and circles, and can be fashioned...
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Washi Tape: 101+ Ideas for Paper Crafts, Book Arts, Fashion, Decorating, Entertaining, and Party Fun!

Courtney Cerruti · Quarry Books
Format: Book

If you have never heard of washi tape, get ready to enter a bright new world of paper crafts! Originating in Japan, washi paper is stronger than wood-pulp paper making it perfect for use in projects like origami and scrapbooking. The tape is low tack and slightly transparent, and add in a mix of adorable...
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Vintage Hollywood Knits: Knit 20 Glamorous Sweaters as Worn by the Stars

Bill Gibb · Pavilion Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Recreate the chic knitwear worn onscreen by a galaxy of Hollywood stars! Using designer Bill Gibb's easy-to-follow patterns, vintage- and movie-loving knitters can make 20 iconic garments with today's yarns. The classic sweaters include Dorothy Lamour's figure-hugging beaded...
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Textile Collage

Mandy Pattullo · B T Batsford Ltd
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Collage and textile work come together in an inspired collection of techniques and projects! When designer Mandy Pattullo weds collage with textile work, the result is a happy marriage of techniques. Mandy shows how to transform those hoarded bits of fabric, trim, and memory-filled domestic...
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The Good Housekeeping encyclopedia of house plants

Rob Herwig · Hearst Books
Pages: 288
Format: Book

A full-color illustrated, single-volume encyclopedia that provides detailed information about more than 1,500 species, from flowering plants and foliage to trees, bonsai, and vegetables.
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Repairing Old Clocks and Watches

Anthony J. Whiten · Van Nostrand Reinhold
Format: Hardcover

This book is for amateurs, with the author describing how to make alterations out of simple and easily obtainable materials, or how to avoid the necessity for expensive tools at all. He also describes how to dismantle and assemble movements, what may go wrong with them, and how to set faults...
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McCall's® Essential Guide to Sewing: Tools * Supplies * Techniques * Fabrics * Patterns * Garments * Home Decor

Jutta KuhnleKarin Roser Brigitte Binder · Sterling Publishing Language: English ISBN-10: 1936096722 ISBN-13: 978-1936096725 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.9 x 11 inches Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #434,681 in Books
Format: Paperback

Sterling Publishing-Sixth Springs Books McCalls Essential Guide To Sewing. A richly illustrated reference for tools, materials and techniques for the novice to pro sewer! Instructions vary from altering a garment to home decor. This book contains 100 answers from frequently asked questions...
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Banners, Buntings, Garlands & Pennants: 40 Creative Ideas Using Paper, Fabric & More

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

Festive and eye-catching, banners, buntings, garlands, and pennants add visual fun to almost any type of celebration or space. These 40 quick and easy projects - made of paper, fabric, felt, and more - make beautiful displays. Use them for special events, for holidays, when entertaining,...
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DIY Chalkboard Crafts: From Silhouette Art to Spice Jars, More Than 50 Crafty and Creative Chalkboard-Paint Ideas

Lizette Schapekahm · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 159
Format: Paperback

The chalkboard isn't just for the classroom anymore!With DIY Chalkboard Crafts, you'll find everything you need to create one-of-a-kind accessories, decorations, and gifts using the latest home decor trend. This fun and original collection features 50 imaginative crafts that you can create...
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Wise Craft Quilts: A Guide to Turning Beloved Fabrics into Meaningful Patchwork

Blair Stocker · Roost Books
Pages: 173
Format: Hardcover

Infuse your quilts with love--how to add your personal story and more meaning to your handmade quilts.In Wise Craft Quilts, celebrated quilt designer and crafter Blair Stocker shares ways to use cherished fabrics to make quilts with more meaning. Each of the twenty-one quilts featured here...
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Beautiful Bracelets By Hand: Seventy Five One-of-a-Kind Baubles, Bangles and Other Wrist Adornments You Can Make At Home

Jade Gedeon · Page Street Publishing
Format: Book

One-of-a-Kind Bracelets You Can Make At HomeTake your outfit and crafting up a notch with attention-grabbing bracelets inspired by one of the hottest and most fashionable jewelry lines in the country.Jade Gedeon, owner of We Dream in Colour, offers seventy-five of her favorite designs,...
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Making Clothes for Your Dog: How to Sew and Knit Outfits that Keep Your Dog Warm and Looking Great

Jisu Lee · Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Paperback

Make your dog the most stylish pooch on the block, with this inspiring collection of cute clothes to sew and knit for your favorite pet! Featuring dozens of fun and funky designs, theres something here for every doggie personality. Making Clothes for Your Dog teaches you how to pamper your...
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Make Your Mark: Creative Ideas Using Markers, Paint Pens, Bleach Pens & More

Lark Books · Lark Crafts
Format: Print book

One look at Pinterest and the blogosphere and it's clear that crafters have embraced markers as an easy way to add decorative elements to store-bought products. This primer showcases 30 wildly creative ideas for embellishing surfaces, including fabric, plastic, glass, wood, and stone....
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Nicky Epstein's Signature Scarves: Dazzling Designs to Knit

Nicky Epstein · Nicky Epstein Books
Format: Paperback

Nicky Epstein's Signature Scarves delivers what fans of knitting, and of Nicky, crave: her hallmark embellished style, her most popular techniques, and more than 30 of her beautiful, unique designs. Nicky's delightful and inspiring patterns range from a tweedy wrap with appliquéd...
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Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree: Stockings, Ornaments, Garlands, and More

Edie Eckman · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Book

Christmas stockings, ornaments, and more -- this is every crocheter's must-have holiday project book! Beginners will love Edie Eckman's useful technique tutorial, and experienced crafters will want to jump right in and start one of these 20 exciting projects. The book includes eight...
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Learn to Timber Frame: Craftsmanship, Simplicity, Timeless Beauty

Will Beemer · Storey Publishing
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building. Using full-color photos, detailed drawings, and clear step-by-step instructions,...
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The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition: *All You Need to Know to Crochet *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Crocheters ... Instructions for 220 Stitch Patterns

Margaret Hubert · Creative Publishing int'l; 2 edition
Format: Book

This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet. This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, intermeshing, broomstick lace, hairpin lace, and freeform crochet. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and swatches of 100s of stitch...
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Origami Ikebana: Create Lifelike Paper Flower Arrangements

Benjamin John Coleman · Tuttle Publishing; Paperback with DVD edition
Format: Origami Book and Instructional DVD] Paperback

Paperplay: 40+ Projects to Fold, Cut, Curl and More

Shannon Miller · Fons & Porter
Format: Book

It's time to play with paper!Fold, cut, and quill your way to creative inspiration with Paperplay. Author Shannon Miller's unique approach to paper will have you folding beautiful cards, cutting a decorative garland, sculpting a floral bouquet and much more. Each vibrant chapter...
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Doll Couture: Handcrafted Fashions for 18-inch Dolls

Marsha Greenberg · Running Press
Format: Book

Hankie Couture creator Marsha Greenberg shares her extraordinary gift for transforming vintage fabric into one-of-a-kind doll fashions. Now you can make them too! Doll Couture is an exquisite collection of fashions for 18-inch dolls—everything from dresses to pants, jumpers, blouses,...
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Knitted Fairy Tales: Retell the Famous Fables with Kntted Toys

Sarah Keen · GMC Publications
Format: Print book

Immerse yourself in the magical, fantastical land of fairy tales, with giants, witches, princes and princesses.  Be spellbound by this beautiful book full of fun and fabulous characters to knit and re-create 15 of the well-loved fairy tales, including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Puss...
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Kitchenalia: Furnishing and Equipping your Kitchen with Flea Market Finds and Period Pieces

Vinny Lee · Jacqui Small LLP
Format: Hardcover

Kitchenalia is an inspiring guide to putting together a unique and creative kitchen using reclaimed and reinvented surfaces, furniture, objects and equipment. Period pieces, whether farmhouse furniture, salvaged surfaces, vintage textiles or retro cooking utensils and gadgets, are the antithesis...
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BurdaStyle Modern Sewing - Dresses For Every Occasion

BurdaStyle Magazine · Interweave; Spi edition
Format: Print book

Build your wardrobe with the latest fashion styles found only from Burda patterns.BurdaStyle Modern Sewing: Dresses for Every Occasion includes 25 projects from the archives of BurdaStyle magazine. All of the must-have essentials of a woman's dress wardrobe are covered in this collection:...
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100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet: 50 Original Stitches & 50 Fabulous Colorways for Blankets and Throws

Leonie Morgan · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback

Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet by Leonie Morgan is a wonderfully illustrated and easy-to-use guide to making and using ripple stitches in delightful and inspiring colorways perfect for blankets throws and accessories With original stitch designs to choose from using color and texture...
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New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir

Gail Caldwell · Random House of Canada, Limited
Pages: 176
Format: Book

The Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author of Let's Take the Long Way Home now gives us a stunning, exquisitely written memoir about a dramatic turning point in her life, which unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, possibility, and connection. New Life,...
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Creative Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: 20+ Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets & More

Lisa Bluhm · Lark Crafts; 1 edition
Format: Book

Lisa Bluhm's first book, Simple Soldered Jewelry & Accessories, was a huge success. Now she's back with more than 20 trendy new projects and the hottest techniques. Thanks to a robust basics section crafters will easily master the fundamentals of using either a soldering torch...
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The Plant Lover's Guide to Sedums

Brent Horvath · Timber Press, 2014.
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

Sedums are easy-to-grow flowering perennials with succulent foliage. Their color changes dramatically with the seasons - in fall, they are rich and earthy while in summer their flowers come in vibrant shades of pink and yellow. The Plant Lover's Guide to Sedums includes everything you need...
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Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness: One-Minute Tips for Decluttering and Refreshing Your Home and Your Life

Donna Smallin · Storey Publishing, LLC

Finally, a way to get rid of the clutter -- and keep it away -- without making the process a full-time job! Organizing and cleaning expert Donna Smallin shows you how to enjoy the happy, healthy, inviting home you long for with hundreds of time-saving tips and solutions to your clutter...
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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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Beaded Bracelets: 25 Dazzling Handcrafted Projects

Claudine McCormack Jalajas · Running Press
Format: Book

25 Dazzling Handcrafted ProjectsLearn how to create wearable works of art! Beaded Bracelets will show you how to make 25 original woven beaded bracelets that are contemporary and sure to make a statement.Every bracelet design is unique and has been created by author Claudine McCormack Jalajas...
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House Beautiful Think Small: Make the Most of Every Square Foot

House Beautiful · Hearst; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Whether you're trying to make a tiny studio seem roomier, create a cozy cottage, or turn an unused alcove into something special, House Beautiful shows you how to think small . . . and create big. With simple strategies for establishing zones, tricking the eye, thinking vertically,...
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Easy Weekend Crochet Hats: A Ski-Style Collection for the Entire Family

Jennifer J. Cirka · Fons & Porter
Format: Book

F&W Media-Fons & porter books: easy weekend crochet hats. The ski- slope inspired hats in this collection will do more than just keep your family warm; these hats will give you a style all your own! choose from sixteen different hats for boys girls men and women with styles ranging from...
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The Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers: A Guide to Making Unbelievably Realistic Paper Blooms

Livia Cetti · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The country's premiere paper-flower artist, Livia Cetti is known for her high-style, gorgeous tissue and crepe-paper flowers - many of which are often mistaken for real flowers. The Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers is Cetti's comprehensive how-to manual showcasing her until-now secret...
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First Frost: Cozy Folk Knitting

Lucinda Guy · Interweave
Format: Book

Discover traditional northern European knitting techniques to create modern garments.Lucinda Guy follows up her recent successes with another exploration of northern European knitting, this time expanding to include Nordic, Baltic, and Scandinavian heritage knitting traditions. This latest...
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How to Make Jewelry Charms from Polymer Clay: 50 Exquisite Projects and Full Instructions for All Skill Levels

Jessica Sharpe · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Book

The trend of creating tiny, meticulously detailed replicas of real life objects out of polymer clay is more popular than ever. A quick search online reveals stunning examples of cakes, flowers, animals, and anything else that can be imagined--all no bigger than a fingertip. These miniature...
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