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Colorful Crochet

MARIANNE DEKKERS-ROOS · Tuva Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

A true inspiration for both beginner and advanced crocheters, this book encourages crafters to play with color, yarn, patterns, and stitches to create one of a kind crochet projects. Included are a mix of both familiar and new stitches and patterns with clear project descriptions and crochet...
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Handknits for Baby: Over 30 Easy, Step-by-Step Patterns for Newborn to 12 Months

MARIE CLAIRE IDEES. · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

At last, a baby knits collection specifically designed to make pattern instructions as easy as can be! Take your pick of 34 designs for a baby's wardrobe that couldn't be simpler. With even the most complicated pattern instructions, finishing techniques, and sizing changes laid out using...

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate the World

Simon Garfield · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling, award-winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans' peculiar fascination with small things - and what small things tell us about our larger world.

"[Simon Garfield is] an exuberant truffle-hound of the recondite and delightful...
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Welcome to Marwencol

Mark Hogancamp · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Marwencol tells the story of Mark Hogancamp. Mark is the subject of the movie, Welcome to Marwen (December 2018) starring Steve Carrell

* Welcome to Marwencol is a hybrid art and storybook about Mark Hogancamp and his imaginary World War II - era town of Marwencol....
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Old Quilts, New Life: 18 step-by-step projects inspired by quilts from the American Folk Art Museum

Sarah Fielke · Cico Books, 2015.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Featuring 18 stunning quilts designed by Sarah Fielke--from the striking Liberty Belle log cabin quilt to the peaceful Ebb and Flow medallion quilt--inspired by quilts from the American Folk Art Museum. Old Quilts, New Life features 20 stunning quilts designed by passionate quilter, author,...
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Bookies: Bookmarks to Crochet

Jonas Matthies · Dover Publications
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Crochet your own bookmarks - but not just any bookmarks! These fun and unusual animal characters are Bookies, and they'll not only help you keep your place while reading but will also attract admiring attention. And you can proudly say that you made them yourself!Full-color photos and clear...
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Easy-to-Make Trend Jewelry: Bohemian-Inspired Designs with Tassels, Stones & Cord

Kristine Regan Daniel · Design Originals
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Dress up or dress down with over-the-top bling that you make yourself! Easy-to-Make Trend Jewelry offers 20 stylish projects that you can create in just one afternoon. From a Boho Stone Drop Necklace to Deco Fringe Earrings or a Chunky Rope Bracelet, each of these on-trend creations will...
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500 Freshwater Aquarium Fish: A Visual Reference to the Most Popular Species

GREG JENNINGS · Firefly Books
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

Praise for the hardcover edition:
"For users looking for specific information on freshwater aquarium fish this will be a useful and interesting resource."
--American Reference Books Annual 2007

"Any home or library collection strong in aquarium...

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Greetings from Maury County: A Postcard History

Adam Southern · Adam Southern
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

Founded in 1807, Maury County has a history that is second to none. This book uses antique and vintage postcards to highlight this history. Take a stroll down the streets of yesteryear by reading Greetings from Maury County. The colored images will bring back memories from days gone by and you may even...
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One-Skein Wonders® for Babies: 101 Knitting Projects for Infants & Toddlers

Judith Durant · Storey Publishing
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

This irresistible collection offers 101 original knitting projects for babies and toddlers -- each using just a single skein of yarn! From mittens and hats to tees, sweaters, hoodies, pants, dresses, socks, and bootees, you'll find the perfect wearable for every child and every occasion....
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The Art of Papercutting

Jessica Palmer · Search Press, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Renowned papercutter, Jessica Palmer introduces the story of papercutting, then shows the reader how to 'see the world' as a papercutter. Sharing her art from inspiration to conclusion, she shows how to separate the visual world into positive and negative shapes and design gorgeous...
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The Hero's Closet: Sewing for Cosplay and Costuming

Gillian Conahan · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 207
Format: Paperback

Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero's Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes

This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard...
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Monster Doodles with Scooby-Doo!

Benjamin Bird · Capstone Press
Pages: 29
Format: Print book

"Draw and create monster doodles with Scooby-Doo!"--Provided by publisher.
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Ageless Beauty the French Way: Secrets from Three Generations of French Beauty Editors

Cle?mence von Mueffling · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"A magical guide." -- Aerin Lauder, style and image director for the Estée Lauder Companies

From three generations of French beauty experts, Ageless Beauty the French Way is the ultimate book of tips, products, practices and French beauty secrets in ten categories...

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Stitch, Fabric & Thread: An inspirational guide for creative stitchers

Elizabeth Healey · Search Press(UK)
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

This inventive book is a treasure trove of over 40 inspiring practical exercises, a rich and creative exploration of fabric and stitch, and a fascinating all-round read.

The exercises draw inspiration from around the world: create corded works of art inspired by Milton Glaser's iconic...
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