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Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Make Pawns of Your Opponents with Tips and Tricks From a Grandmaster of the Game

Patrick Wolff · Alpha
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the kingYou already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging--the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king?The...
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Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes

Dana Thomas · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots, high-tech, international movement fighting to reform it What should I wear? It's one of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves every day. More than ever, we are told it should be something...
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Embroidered Life: The Art of Sarah K. Benning

Barnes, Sara · Chronicle Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

This is not your grandma's embroidery book. Featuring a die-cut case with actual stitching on the front cover, Embroidered Life shows that illustrations created with needle and thread can be strikingly contemporary. From beautiful botanicals to bold affirmations, the work of self-taught...
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From Clay to Kiln: A Beginner's Guide to the Potter's Wheel

Stuart Carey
Format: Hardcover

Learn the essentials of wheel-thrown pottery with this approachable and indispensable reference. Pottery has become increasingly popular, and beginners interested in taking up the hobby will find this all-inclusive guide to wheel-thrown pottery invaluable. Award-winning ceramist Stuart...
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Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool

Parkes, Clara · Abrams Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers,...
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Play With Art

DK · DK Children
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

With more than 40 fun ideas to try out, this book is the perfect starting point for little ones who want to discover all types of art.A child will love getting to grips with the basics of painting (using non-toxic food-safe paint) , print making, drawing, paper crafting,...
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Bags: Sew 18 Stylish Bags for Every Occasion

Alicia, Anna · Quadrille Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Whether you're a beginner crafter or experienced maker, Bags will help you build on your skill level as you create a stunning range of bags from a simple drawstring tote to a stylish backpack. As you work your way through the 18 projects, you'll learn how to sew interesting shapes...
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Beginner's Guide to Kirigami: 24 Skill-Building Projects Using Origami & Papercrafting Skills

Ghylenn Descamps · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

If you enjoy origami or papercrafting, you'll love kirigami!24 projects for handmade greeting cards, vases, gift boxes, lanterns, holiday decorations, and moreCombine origami & papercrafts to discover a new Japanese art & crafting hobbyDesigns include animals, sentiments, succulents,...
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Complete Pottery Techniques: Design, Form, Throw, Decorate and More, with Workshops from Professional Makers

DK · DK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Discover how to develop your pottery design skills and bring your ideas to life from start to finish.Covering every technique from throwing pottery to firing, glazing to sgraffito, this pottery book is perfect for both hand-building beginners and potting pros.Step-by-step photographs - some...
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Create with Cork Fabric: Sew 17 Upscale Projects; Bags, Accessories & Home Decor

Jessica Sallie Kapitanski
Format: Paperback

Elevate your sewing with a bagmaker's secret -- cork fabric! Learn how easy it is to work with cork from the innovative designer behind Sallie Tomato patterns. Sew seventeen projects from purses and pouches to gorgeous accessories and home decor. Using only regular sewing tools, you'll...
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