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Embroidered Wild Flowers: Patterns Inspired by Field and Forest

Kazuko Aoki · Roost Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

From dandelions and violets to mushrooms and autumn leaves, this collection of embroidery motifs is inspired by nature walks.Inspired by the wonder and beauty of the natural world, the embroidery motifs offered here evoke wildflower meadows and woodland walks. With lifelike yet whimsical...
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Room Love: 50 DIY Projects to Design Your Space

Heather Wutschke · Capstone Young Readers
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Show your room some love -- and turn your personal space into a happy place! A floor, a ceiling, and four boring walls? No more! With these 50 deceptively simple, budget-friendly DIY projects, your boring bedroom can become the room of your dreams. Makeover furniture, create one-of-a-kind...
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Make: Tips and Tales from the Workshop: An Indispensable Benchtop Reference with Hundreds of Ingenious Workshop Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Gareth Branwyn · Maker Media, Inc
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Hardwon, handed down, and tightly guarded shop secrets are the hidden currency of making. Like hearing a good joke that's so funny you immediately re-tell it, reinforce it, and never forget it, a great shop tip is immediately put into practice--and the truly invaluable ones are never...
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Cutting Machine Crafts with Your Cricut, Sizzix, or Silhouette: Die Cutting Machine Projects to Make with 60 SVG Files

LIA GRIFFITH · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Get more creative with your Cricut, Sizzix, or Silhouette die cutting machine! Here are 50 easy projects and 60 templates for making gorgeous home accessories, fun party decor, and memorable gifts.

This book includes beautiful items you can make using just about any electronic...
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Amy Herzog's Ultimate Sweater Book: The Essential Guide for Adventurous Knitters

AMY HERZOG · Abrams
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Yarn and fiber enthusiasts everywhere will celebrate the latest addition to Amy Herzog's beloved knitting series (which includes You Can Knit That, Knit to Flatter, and Knit Wear Love) . This essential guide details every aspect of sweater knitting, starting with instructions for four...
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Entrelac Knitting

Hovden, Mette · TRAFALGAR SQUARE

The striking technique of entrelac knitting creates a beautifully textured, almost "woven" appearance unlike any other--and now it's easier than ever to master Norwegian knit designers Heidi Eikeland and Mette Hovden have collaborated to present a thorough, step-by-step introduction...
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Every Woman's Guide to Healthy, Glowing Skin: Simple Steps to Beautiful Skin at Any Age

Leah Roth · Skyhorse
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

A Cute, Practical Guide Packed with Useful, Straightforward Information for All! In this day and age, women are expected to have a killer full-time job, time to hang out with friends and family, a successful fitness regime, and oh yeah, glowing skin. According to just about every traditional...
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The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids

ALEXANDRA LANGE · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development.

Parents obsess over their children's playdates, kindergarten curriculum, and every bump and bruise, but the toys, classrooms, playgrounds,...

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First Time Felting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide - Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics Projects

Ruth Lane · Quarry Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In First Time Felting, felting and fiber expert Ruth Lane teaches a class for absolute beginners on three classic methods of felting. Start by learning about the various types of wool fibers used for felting, preparing them for the process, and simple methods for dyeing. Next, discover...
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DCC Projects & Applications V4

Larry Puckett · Kalmbach Publishing Company
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Digital Command Control is a great way to run your model railroad, but setting it up and keeping it current can be overwhelming. DCC expert Larry Puckett simplifies the process with the most up-to-date and comprehensive information available. Compiled from Model Railroader s DCC Corner...
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