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The Danish Art of Whittling: Simple Projects for the Home

Frank Egholm · Batsford
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Easy and beautiful whittling projects that even beginning woodworkers can make for their home! The satisfying craft of whittling has become more popular than ever - and these Scandinavian-style projects for the home will inspire both novices and experts with their beauty and simplicity....
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The Capsule Wardrobe: 1,000 Outfits from 30 Pieces

Wendy Mak · W W Norton
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

De-clutter your closet, maximize your fashion choices, and reinvent your own personal style.Cluttered closets create cluttered lives. Too often we are left rummaging around an overflowing wardrobe, ironically at a loss for what to wear. However, owning a capsule wardrobe, which consists...
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Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns

Keiko Nitanai · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns uses hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information on colors, fabrics and embellishments to paint a portrait of Japanese culture, art and thought. Lavish classical patterns, sweeping scenes, and the many motifs that have been...
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Inspired Shawls: 15 Creative Patterns for Year-Round Knitting

LAURA ZUKAITE · Dover Publications
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Knitters of all skill levels will rejoice in this colorful collection of 15 original shawl patterns. These stylish, versatile designs will complement any outfit, formal or casual, while offering the warmth and comfort of a cloak. Perfect for any season, the patterns include varying yarn...
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Watercolor the Easy Way: Step-by-Step Tutorials for 50 Beautiful Motifs Including Plants, Flowers, Animals & More

Sara Berrenson · Better Day Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

With Watercolor the Easy Way, your watercoloring creativity is about to be released! Quickly learn the fundamentals of color mixing, brushstrokes, and more. Then move right ahead to success, thanks to a selection of 50 stunning pictures to paint. Best of all, the projects can be completed...
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Color Harmony for Artists: How to Transform Inspiration into Beautiful Watercolor Palettes and Paintings

Ana Victoria Calderon · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Explore and create expressive palettes and paintings with Color Harmony for Artists. Watercolor author, artist, and teacher Ana Victoria Calderon guides you through choosing, mixing, and using color with watercolor and mixed mediato create the most expressive and appealing combinations...
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How Music Can Make You Better

Indre Viskontas · Chronicle Books
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

How can certain songs carry us through a tough workout, comfort us after a breakup, or unite 50,000 diverse fans? In this fascinating field guide, neuroscientist and opera singer Indre Viskontas investigates what music is and how it can change us for the better - from deep in our neurons...
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Knits from the Greenhouse: Knitting Patterns for Plant-Based Fibers

Cornelia Bartlette · Interweave
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

The properties of plant-based yarns--cotton, linen, hemp, and others--are unique, naturally. They don't behave the same as wool yarns; to show off their best characteristics you need the right project. Knits from the Greenhouse is here to help you cultivate these fibers into...
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15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces: Create Frame-Worthy Art in Just a Few Simple Steps

Anna Koliadych
Format: Paperback


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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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