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Weekend Makes: Crocheted Bags: 25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make

Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd. - GMC Publications
Format: Paperback

Crochet your way from clutch to tote, making a variety of beautiful bags in between, with the latest title in the Weekend Makes series. Crochet has been brought bags up-to-date and now fills Instagram and Pinterest - not to mention catwalks and high-end fashion houses - with modern masterpieces....
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Art Making with MoMA: 20 Activities for Kids Inspired by Artists at The Museum of Modern Art

Cari Frisch - Museum of Modern Art
Format: Paperback

Art Making with MoMA, from the educators at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presents 20 interactive activities that encourage kids (and adults!) to discover how modern and contemporary artists experiment with materials and techniques. Drawing on over 15 years of research and hands-on...
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Unf*ck Your Habitat: Youre Better Than Your Mess

Rachel Hoffman - St. Martins Griffin
Format: Hardcover

"The perfect housekeeping guide for somebody who is overwhelmed with their mess and cant figure out how to start." -Lifehacker"An accessible guide on how to clean for normal people." -Livestrong"It actually changed my life and my home; Im serious." -Book RiotFinally,...
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Practical Paracord Projects: Survival Bracelets, Lanyards, Dog Leashes, and Other Cool Things You Can Make Yourself

INSTRUCTABLES.COM. - Skyhorse
Format: Paperback

Step-by-step projects utilizing this ideal material for tons of crafts due to its durability and flexibility!Parachute cord, which is now universally known as paracord, is a lightweight nylon rope originally used by paratroopers during World War II. It is now employed as a general purpose...
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Modern Quilt Bible: Over 100 Techniques and Design Ideas for the Modern Quilter

Elizabeth Betts - David & Charles
Format: Paperback

Learn how to create stunning modern quilts with the Modern Quilt Bible: the ultimate reference guide to patchwork and quilting techniques. Author of Beginner's Guide to Quilting Liz Betts explains over 100 techniques used by designers to create eye-catching modern quilts. Try your hand...
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Baby and Toddler Knits: 20 classic patterns for clothes, blankets, hats, and bootees

Debbie Bliss - CICO Books
Format: Paperback

Baby and Toddler Knits features a range of classic designs by Debbie Bliss for young children, including hats, bootees, blankets, and cardigans for babies, little jackets and dresses for toddlers, a sports shirt for pre-schoolers, and a cable sweater for children up to age 7. These are patterns...
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Amazing Glaze Recipes and Combinations: 200 Surefire Finishes for Low-Fire, Mid-Range, and High-Fire Pottery

Gabriel Kline - Quarry Books
Format: Hardcover

Whether you're searching for or looking for the recipe, you've come to the right place. Join and founder of Odyssey Clayworks, for page after color-filled page of glazes. Start by learning the keys to success when applying glazes, then choose the temperature range you want to explore...
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Let's Party: Unique Kids' Birthday Party Ideas

MARTINE LLEONART - Hardie Grant
Format: Hardcover

Want to throw a magical and unique birthday party that your child will remember forever? Keen to find a party theme that's different from their classmates' parties? Happy to create your own decorations, activities and party food, rather than simply out-sourcing everything? Then...
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Morpho: Fat and Skin Folds: Anatomy for Artists

Michel Lauricella - Rocky Nook
Format: Paperback

In Morpho: Fat and Skin Folds, artist and teacher Michel Lauricella presents a unique approach to learning to draw the human body. The typical approach to teaching anatomy and the sketching of the human form most often focuses on the skeleton and musculature. What often goes ignored is the skin...
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Festive As F*ck: Subversive Cross-Stitch for the Holidays

Weldon Owen - Weldon Owen
Format: Hardcover

Let's face it - the holidays can be stressful. When the peppermint latte won't cut it, you might find yourself in need of something to stab. A LOT. Now, you can release your holiday anxiety with some truly irreverent and silly sentiments, and make a couple of presents in the process!...
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