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Easy Origami: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

Mary Meinking · Capstone Press
Format: Paperback

Step-by-step guide to origami with 4 levels of difficulty. Clear illustrations of folds and photos of every step guide you through each satisfying project.
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The Devil's Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler's Limousine in America

Robert Klara · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In 1938, Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world. A machine of frightening power and sinister beauty, the Grosser 770K Model 150 Offener Tourenwagen was 20 feet long, seven feet wide, and tipped the scales at 5 tons. Its supercharged,...

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The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden: Grow Tons of Organic Vegetables in Tiny Spaces and Containers

Karen Newcomb · Ten Speed Press

This classic gardening bestseller (over 500,000 copies sold) uses ecologically friendly, intensive biodynamic methods to produce large amounts of vegetables in very tiny spaces. Revised for an all new generation of gardeners, the 40th anniversary edition includes brand new information on the variety...
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Knitting Out of Africa

Marianne Isager · Interweave
Pages: 143
Format: Paperback

Beautiful and historic African carpets, baskets, and other textiles provide the design inspiration for these 16 sophisticated knitted cardigans, pullovers, and sweater vests. Intended for seasoned knitters, these projects use domino, double knitting, entrelac, intarsia, and stranded two-color...
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Wise Craft: Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, and Natural Objects Into Stuff You Love

Blair Stocker · Running Press Book Publishers
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Wise Craft is a guide to the homemade life, turning old things into special new objects that enhance the home. Based on the popular blog of the same name, this guide focuses on creating a homemade atmosphere that reflects your family, without spending a fortune. Instead of throwing away...
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Supercraft

Dk. · DK
Pages: 175
Format: Paperback

52 creative craft and sewing projects easy enough to complete in just one weekend, designed to keep crafters busy all year long.

Supercraft is packed with DIY craft and sewing projects that use everyday materials and innovative techniques so you can upcycle your way to creating...

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Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47

Robert M. Overstreet · Gemstone Publishing
Pages: 1200
Format: Paperback

One of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko, brings his compelling mastery of the art form to the cover of the book that has been the Bible of serious collectors, dealers and enthusiasts since 1970! Steranko's take on Batman covers the new prices, new feature articles,...
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Supersize 'Em!: 22 Quilts from Oversized Blocks

Debby Kratovil · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Big blocks plus big prints equal big impact! Get the most out of sewing time with these large-scale designs perfect for today's popular large scale prints.Projects range from lap-sized to bed-sizedSelection features a few single-block quilts--make one for the ultimate zippy projectTechniques...
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Think Small: The Tiniest Art in the World

Eva Katz · Chronicle Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the astounding to the downright unbelievable, this little volume of mind-blowingly tiny artworks showcases the talents of 24 artists from around the globe. Makers, crafters, art enthusiasts, and fans of tiny works will delight in this homage to all things infinitesimally small. Replete...
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The Healthy Homemade Pet Food Cookbook: 75 Whole-Food Recipes and Tasty Treats for Dogs and Cats of All Ages

Barbara Taylor-Laino · Fair Winds Press
Format: Paperback

Organic, seasonal, farm-to-table food has become a huge movement--and conscious eating doesn't stop with the family pet. With the increase in contamination scares of manufactured pet foods and the inclusion of preservatives, grains, and fillers with low-nutrient value, many pet owners...
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The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

Anuschka Rees · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Is your closet jam-packed and yet you have absolutely nothing to wear? Can you describe your personal style in one sentence? If someone grabbed a random piece from your closet right now, how likely is it that it would be something you love and wear regularly?

With so many style...
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Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia

Judith Miller · Mitchell Beazley; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A new edition of the bible of the antiques world - the most accessible, authoritative and trusted antiques reference book available. This new edition reflects changes in the antiques market since 2008. Clearly and logically organized by period and a type, it is packed with practical and useful...
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The Professional Designer's Guide to Garden Furnishings

Vanessa Gardner Nagel APLD · Timber Press
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Gardens don’t need just plants, paths, and walls; they need chairs, benches, cushions, arbors, containers, and artwork, too. But finding and choosing these accessories can be a challenge. The Professional Designer’s Guide to Garden Furnishings helps you meet the challenge...
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Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia

Phil Hudgins · Anchor
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky,...
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Epic Cardboard Adventures

LESLIE MANLAPIG · Capstone Young Readers
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The creator behind the blog Pink Stripey Socks brings her crafting talent to cardboard! With these easy-to-make, imagination-growing cardboard crafts, kids can put on a show, travel back in time, and even rocket to outer space!
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