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Typographic Knitting: From Pixel to Pattern

Rudiger Schlomer · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Learn to knit a variety of typefaces modeled on digital designs by well-known type foundries including Emigre, Lineto, and Typotheque, and emblazon your hats, scarves, and sweaters with smartly designed monograms, letters, or words. Beginning with knitting basics, tips, and resources, and progressing...
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Why We Quilt: Contemporary Makers Speak Out about the Power of Art, Activism, Community, and Creativity

Thomas Knauer · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In this tribute to today's vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. From...
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Creating Wooden Jewelry: 24 Skill-Building Projects and Techniques

Sarah King · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Take your jewelry design beyond metal! Comprehensive guide to creating wooden jewelry, with techniques presented by progressive skill learning 14 step-by-step jewelry projects to create, each fresh and modern, including rings, necklaces, pendants, and pins Learn woodworking skills and practice...
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Knits from the Greenhouse: Knitting Patterns for Plant-Based Fibers

Bartlette, Cornelia · 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 beautiful...
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What Makes a Potter: Functional Pottery in America Today

Janet Koplos · Schiffer
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Why are people still handmaking utilitarian pottery in the 21st century? Doesn't industrial production take care of all our storage and cooking and serving needs? Yet, in all corners of the US, pottery is being discovered, studied, developed, produced, sold, collected, used, displayed,...
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The Way of the Woodshop: Creating, Designing & Decorating with Wood

Aleksandra Zee · Dey Street Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In this beautifully illustrated instructional guide, celebrated woodworker Aleksandra Zee offers a masterclass in creating beautiful, unique natural objects, and decorating with wood."There's just something about wood. It's an imperfect material with cracks, knots, and irregularities....
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Knit Blankets: 25 Colorful & Cozy Throws

Sixth&spring Books · Sixth&Spring Books
Pages: 96
Format: Flexibound

The many dedicated fans of Noro's unique self-striping yarns will welcome these stunning full-size projects! Nothing beats a large project for showing off the beauty of Noro's trademark color-changing yarns, and Knit Blankets helps aficionados go big with this magnificent collection...
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One Skein Crochet: De-Stash Beautifully, One Skein at a Time

Gormley, Ellen · Interweave
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Turn a cherished skein of yarn into a unique crocheted accessory! Have you fallen in love with a single skein of yarn, but struggle to find just the right pattern for it? One Skein Crochet has just what you're looking for! Packed with stash-busting know-how, Ellen Gormley is sharing...
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Handmade Tile: Design, Create, and Install Custom Tiles

Forrest Lesch-Middelton
Format: Hardcover

Handmade Tile is a contemporary guide for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations - from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation. No matter how many years of experience you have as a ceramic artist or how many home-improvement...
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Saltwater Mittens from the Island of Newfoundland: More than 20 heritage designs to knit

Legrow, Christine · Boulder Publications
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Woollen mittens have long been a Newfoundlander's best friend. The warmer the better. In a quirky climate of freeze, thaw, blow, and drizzle, good mittens made all tasks easier to split birch, hammer a nail, gut a fish, draw and haul water, hang clothes on a line, shoot a seabird, or snare...
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