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Knit in New Directions: A Journey into Creativity

Myra Wood · Xrx Books

Freeing knitters with all levels of experience to become involved in the creative process and still make a garment that is knit-to-fit, this template-based approach is not math-dependent and works for people whether they prefer a structured or more freeform process. Knit in New Directions...
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No Sewing Until You Quilt It

Holmes · American Quilter's Society; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Ann comes to quilting as a stained glass artist with the luxury of auditioning glass pieces throughout the design process before a piece is finished. By using a simple fusing technique that treats fabric patches as though they were glass, she shows how quilters can make an entire quilt...
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Patchwork Embroidery

Aimee Ray · Lark Books (NC)
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Patchwork isn't just for quilts! By sewing different pieces of fabric together, stitchers can also make bags, clothing, toys, artwork, housewares, and much more. Add embroidery to the mix, and the possibilities are endless. Bestselling author Aimee Ray (the "Doodle Stitching"...
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Super Simple Seashell Projects: Fun and Easy Crafts Inspired by Nature

Kelly Doudna · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Book

"Kids will decorate a paperweight, a flowerpot, a pencil cup, and more."--
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The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America

Edwin Tappan Adney · Forgotten Books
Pages: 266
Format: Paperback

Excerpt from The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America Malecite canoe building, 1910. (canadian Geological Survey photos.) First stage of canoe construction: assembled gunwale frame is used to locate stakes temporarily on building bed. (sketch by Adney.) Second stage of canoe construction:...
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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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Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings

Editors of Fine Homebuilding · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

All new...completely updated best-seller: Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. With a fresh new design and the latest, up-to-the-minute content, this edition more than lives up to its billing as part of the For Pros By Pros series. Loaded with essential field-tested information from working...
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The Paper Playhouse: Awesome Art Projects for Kids Using Paper, Boxes, and Books

Katrina Rodabaugh · Quarry Books
Format: Book

Artist Katrina Rodabaugh shares her artistic training and up-cycling sensibility in this unique and inspired book, The Paper Playhouse. With simple techniques including sculpture, printmaking, bookbinding, collage, and even ideas for public art, families work through step-by-step instructions...
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Flip & Fuse Quilts: 12 Fun Projects - Easy Foolproof Technique - Transform Your Appliqué!

Marcia Harmening · C&T Publishing
Format: Print book

Say goodbye to tedious hand stitching and scruffy raw-edge appliqué with the incredible Flip & Fuse method! Sew 12 complex-looking quilts with precision, sharp lines, and easy curves. Save time and hassle with this utterly foolproof trick for turned-edge appliqué. Bold, geometric...
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Leathercraft: Inspirational Projects for You and Your Home

GMC Editors · Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd.
Pages: 119
Format: Print book

Learn how to make lovely leather projects with a professional finish. This exciting new book features fabulous handcrafted items for your wardrobe and your home. Most of the projects are suitable for those new to leatherwork, and those who have some experience of the craft will be inspired...
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The Quilt Block Cookbook: 50 Block Recipes, 7 Sample Quilts, Endless Possibilities

Amy Gibson · Lucky Spool Media
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The Quilt Block Cookbook is a thoughtfully curated volume of 50 different 12-inch quilt blocks in a variety of complexities and styles. Quilt blocks are like a box of chocolates--each one is a mini euphoria on its own. And when paired with other blocks, they're simply delectable! Most quilt...
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Weekend Wraps: 18 Quick Knit Cowls, Scarves & Shawls

Cecily Glowik MacDonald · Interweave Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

The Fast and the Fabulous! Looking for knits that take only a little time but are big on style? Weekend Wraps features 18 designs that make short work of knitting gorgeous accessories. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre, along with some of today's top design stars, have created...
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Super Simple Twig Projects: Fun and Easy Crafts Inspired by Nature

Kelly Doudna · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Book

"Super SandCastle books"--Title page verso.
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How to Be a Blogger and Vlogger in 10 Easy Lessons: Learn how to create your own blog, vlog, or podcast and get it out in the blogosphere!

Shane Birley · Walter Foster Jr.
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

In this new addition to the Super Skills series, children can master a new digital talent--creating blogs, vlogs, and podcasts--in 10 easy lessons! Each stage is fully illustrated with step-by-step illustrations and photographs, so children can learn 10 key skills to develop and promote...
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Modern Style for Girls: Sew a Boutique Wardrobe

Mary Abreu · Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc.,
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Help your favorite girls develop a style all their own with this handy guide to creating endless wardrobe options. Starting with three basic pieces -- a top/dress, skirt, and pants -- you'll learn how to modify simple patterns and rectangles to make twelve classic garments: four tops/dresses,...
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