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Ultimate Mittens: 28 Classic Patterns to Keep You Warm

Robin Hansen · Down East Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Filled with a wide array of classic knitting patterns, this book is, in essence, the ultimate mitten book. The patterns are organized from simple to difficult and their origins range from traditional Scandinavian and Canadian Maritime patterns to more contemporary sewn and windblock patterns...
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Picker's Pocket Guide - Toys: How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro

Eric Bradley · Krause Publications
Format: Print book

Welcome to Toyland! Whether it's a rare three-wheeled motorcycle that sold for $23,000 or an unopened LEGO set of the Millennium Falcon that can go for as much as $4,500, toy-box treasures are out there waiting to be found. Discover for yourself what veteran collectors know with this...
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The Flower Chef: A Modern Guide to Do-It-Yourself Floral Arrangements

Carly Cylinder · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

THE FLOWER CHEF is a modern, comprehensive guide to floral design that caters to all readers--from beginners who have never worked with flowers before and are looking for a new creative outlet, to decorators, party planners and photographers looking to liven up their spaces. Even professionals...
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Stitch Love: Sweet Creatures Big & Small: Cute Kitties and Cows and Cubs and More...and a Yeti

Mollie Johanson · Lark Books (NC)
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Love stitching? Love animals? Then this sweet collection of creatures big and small is perfect for you! Featuring beginner-friendly embroidery patterns from a rising star in the craft community, it features a variety of irresistibly cute critters - pets, farm animals, dinosaurs, even mythical...
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The Complete Guide to Drones: whatever your budget

Adam Juniper · Wellfleet
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Welcome to the world of drones! This book will show you everything you could ever want to know about buying and flying your first drones. From getting to grips with the jargon you'll need to speak to other flyers, to how you can design and build your own drone with advanced features like...
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Build Your Own Drone Manual: The practical guide to safely building, operating and maintaining an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Alex Elliott
Format: Print book

Build Your Own Drone Manual provides practical advice and step-by-step procedures to enable the reader to build a basic, affordable, DIY drone. Suggested designs for two drones will included - both fixed wing and multiple-rotary wing.
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Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success--Online and Off

Michelle Phan · Harmony
Pages: 230
Format: Hardcover

Michelle Phan has believed in makeup since the first time she was allowed to try eyeliner. When she looked in the mirror and saw a transformed version of herself looking back, she fell in love with the sense of confidence that makeup could give her. Ever since she posted her first makeup...
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National Geographic Readers: Woof! 100 Fun Facts About Dogs

Elizabeth Carney · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Kids will dig learning all about dogs in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The level 3 text provides accessible yet wide-ranging information for fluent readers. Plus, the book includes 100 fun facts for quick and quirky information on all kinds of dogs, from tiny Chihuahuas to gargantuan...
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Beginning Illumination: Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step

Claire Travers · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

This photo-filled guide offers youall the information you need to begin the fascinating ancient art of illumination, and then to improve your skills. A short history of the art, including photos of some of the world's great medieval masterpieces, gives you context, and then you're...
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Making Pottery You Can Use: Plates that stack • Lids that fit • Spouts that pour • Handles that stay on

JACQUI ATKIN · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you!Everyone who owns a beloved mug that has just the right handle, an agreeably "deep" cereal bowl, or a plate that fits perfectly in the dishwasher knows that once you've found these pieces, you wish you had more...
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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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Petit Collage: 25 Easy Craft and Décor Projects for a Playful Home

Lorena Siminovich · Potter Craft
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

From the beloved design brand for nurseries, playrooms, and every space in between, Petit Collage shows you how to make 25 of their bestselling paper and wooden accessories for your home. Customize toy chests, create cheerful name plaques, build bunny clocks, and more, with artist and owner...
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365 Free Motion Quilting Designs

Leah Day · C&T Publishing
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

A compilation of 365 free-motion quilting designs from the Free Motion Quilting Project blog, this new edition of a wildly popular book contains a treasury of ideas and inspiration. From blocks to sashing to borders, find hundreds of filler designs perfect for every area of your quilt....
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The Knitted Hat Book: 20 Knitted Beanies, Tams, Cloches, and More

Interweave Editors · Interweave
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Get Ahead of the Crowd in these Fashion-Forward Hats! Brimming with quick and fun-to-knit designs for stitchers of all skill levels, The Knitted Hat Book features a modern take on classic knitted caps. In this top-notch collection, your favorite knitwear designers--Melissa LaBarre, Alexis...
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Girl with a Sewing Machine: The no-fuss guide to making and adapting your own clothes

JENNIFFER TAYLOR · Search Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Create your own unique clothes to fit your personality and your shape.This stylish, instructive book from The Great British Sewing Bee's Jenniffer Taylor shows you how to make and adapt your own clothes in a simple, no-fuss way. Using Jenniffer's fun and imaginative ideas, this book will...
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