Category: Crafts

  • Foxfire 9 (Foxfire (Paperback))

    By Eliot Wigginton

    Foxfire highlights the  twentieth 12 months of the Foxfire highschool application with a  new quantity as interesting as its predecessors.  Included are basic shops, the Jud Nelson wagon, a  praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter, haint  tales, quilting, domestic treatments, and the log cabin  revisited.
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  • Huge & Huggable Mochimochi: 20 Supersized Patterns for Big Knitted Friends

    By Anna Hrachovec

    From the writer of the particularly unique Knitting Mochimochi comes a pleasant choice of supersized, quick-and-easy knitted toy creations bound to please knitters of all ages.

    Bigger occasionally does suggest larger. In Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi Anna Hrachovec charmed knitters along with her cute miniature Mochimochi Land creatures. In Huge + Huggable Mochimochi she offers us knitted toys with much more to like. With 20 large-scale initiatives, from a major monster truck to a pirate pillow friend and a super-cute bag blood brother that converts from knapsack to shoulder bag, those playful knits make awesome presents and kooky undefined. Anna additionally explains the way to measurement the tasks up or down so the knitter can customise every piece as wanted.
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  • Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies

    By Kate Gatski

    The effortless technique to construct an internet craft enterprise from scratch

    Starting an Etsy enterprise For Dummies deals professional suggestion for artists and marketers trying to construct a web craft enterprise from scratch. you will get necessary info on the way to organize an Etsy store, write compelling merchandise descriptions, photo your paintings, interact the Etsy group, comprehend charges, and locate your muse whilst it takes a holiday.

    In the final couple of years, the DIY flow has transcended the big-box shops, and has taken on a brand new layout within the savvy crafting area. Starting an Etsy company For Dummies indicates you ways to create, deal with, and effectively promote home made wares, classic items, and DIY offers utilizing the world's biggest on-line hand-crafted marketplace.

    • Coverage new to this version contains the newest in flash sale companions; most sensible practices for using search engine optimization for your store and listings; new instruments for dealers; and lots more and plenty more
    • Includes tips for expanding neighborhood revenues by way of connecting with different neighborhood owners via vendor communities
    • Covers harnessing the ability of Pinterest to advertise (and defend) your business

    If DIY is your area, Starting an Etsy enterprise For Dummies delivers the abilities, wisdom, and knowledge to create a winning enterprise that pays.

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  • Craft Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Stitch, Sculpt, Bead and Build

    The most modern addition to the best-selling knowledge & information sequence is an all-in-one advisor to gaining knowledge of a number of renowned crafts, from knitting and quilting to ceramics and jewellery making.

    The 5th booklet within the well known knowledge and information sequence, CraftWisdom & Know-How covers dozens of the most well-liked crafts in a single entire, all-encompassing source. The booklet is equipped by way of form of craft and contains stitching, Knitting, and different Needlework; Paper Crafts and Bookmaking; Glasswork; jewellery Making; Pottery and Clay; Mosaics; Candle-making and adorning; and Woodworking and furnishings Making. The sections are additional damaged down into chapters that conceal particular crafts, each one with step by step instructions and assistance for initiatives for all degrees of ability and skill, from newbie to complicated. countless numbers of tasks are integrated, equivalent to large Sock Monkeys, Crocheted Hats, Etched Glass, One-Afternoon Skirts, and Beading Vintage-Style jewellery, to call a number of.

    The fabric is hand-selected from dozens of guides from Lark Books, a pacesetter in craft books. the knowledge is attempted, depended on, and real, and offers necessary guideline and suggestion from the main finished crafters on the earth. With 1000s of black-and-white illustrations and pictures, in addition to crucial assets for fabrics and instruments, Craft knowledge & Know-How is a must have e-book for the aspiring and skilled crafter alike.
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  • New England Knits: Timeless Knitwear with a Modern Twist

    By Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Melissa LaBarre

    New England's seasons demand lots of hot knitwear, and New England Knits offers an impossible to resist selection of appealing designs.

    Inspired by means of autumn and wintry weather in New England (where the savvy knitter isn't faraway from a sweater among September and March), the e-book is split into 3 subject matters: stroll within the Woods, round the city, and alongside the coast. inside of each one part readers will discover a number of flattering, wearable sweaters and components (including hats, mittens, scarves, baggage, and shawls). tasks by way of visitor designers from vintage Elite, Berroco, and the Fiber corporation offer around out the collection.

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  • Fearless Watercolor for Beginners: Adventurous Painting Techniques to Get You Started

    By Sandrine Pelissier

    Finally! crafty watercolor portray for beginners!

    Yes, you are able to do it. you could create appealing watercolor paintings--everything from florals to snap shots to landscapes--even if you might have by no means ahead of labored with this exuberant, interesting medium. 
    Fearless Watercolor for Beginners offers a distinct, one-on-one workshop--with step by step demonstrations, routines and bonus video content--that teaches you all of the fundamentals you want to start (and then some)--and then speedily encourages you to wreck them!

    Inside you will find:
    • 22 step by step demonstrations for easy suggestions, strategies for including texture, and mixed-media thoughts for actually exclusive work
    • Dozens of easy-to-understand thoughts, useful, significant suggestions and enjoyable principles you will be wanting to try
    • Links to particular demo movies, workouts and instruments to around out and increase your workshop experience
    Be daring! Be bold! Be FEARLESS!
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  • Criminal Crafts: From D.I.Y. to F.B.I. Outlaw Projects for Scoundrels, Cheats, and Armchair Detectives

    This criminally smart craft booklet supplies greater than 30 easy-to-make initiatives for devious minds searching for how you can artfully demonstrate every little thing from homicide guns made from cleaning soap to crime scene outlines at the lounge floor.

    Criminals allure an viewers. humans respect the sneakiness and creativity of the occupation whereas cursing the dastardly results. So why now not have all the tips with out the alternate? Criminal Crafts brings jointly illicit habit and inventive expression with darkish humor during this homemade undertaking publication. writer Shawn Bowman specializes in unique crafts and recipes themed in noir, homicide, unfashionable espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo.

    Crafters and mischief enthusiasts alike will love this e-book of 30 initiatives revolving round infamous criminals and their actions. From John Dillinger's cleaning soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry magazine, readers will locate themselves either amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. let alone how inspired get together site visitors may be once they appear to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin circumstances. And simply wait until eventually you sing their own praises your shiv comfortable! From the sensible to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are paintings initiatives readers will love.

    Some of Bowman’s infamous crafts can be found on-line at www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com, and you may keep on with Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and through Twitter and fb.
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  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soaps (Idiot's Guides)

    Leave no soapstone unturned!

    Soapmaking has continuously been a well-liked craft with a committed staff of fans, yet with the explosion of city homesteading and folks seeking to move eco-friendly, noncrafters are actually becoming a member of in at the enjoyable. no matter if it truly is making common cleaning soap to dwell greener, supply as presents, get a better price, or earn money, The whole Idiot's Guide(r) to creating ordinary Soaps has every little thing the recent cleaning soap maker might want to create natural, common soaps of every kind.

    •Includes recipes to make a big selection of molded, poured, and liquid soaps

    •Contains cleaning soap recipes for physique in addition to loved ones or even pets
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  • Petal & Twig: Seasonal Bouquets with Blossoms, Branches, and Grasses from Your Garden

    By Valerie Easton

    Flower arranging hasn't ever been less complicated with crops out of your personal backyard and yard. With an inviting and private tone, Easton exhibits easy methods to gather flower arrangements for colour, for body spray, to specific the essence of the season, for the dinner desk, for the kitchen, for the bookshelf. idea, experimentation, and easy excitement are the keys to the recent bouquets.
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  • Selling Your Crafts at Craft Shows: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-156 (Storey Publishing Bulletin, a-156)

    By Madelaine Gray

    on the grounds that 1973, Storey's nation knowledge announcements have provided functional, hands-on directions designed to aid readers grasp dozens of state dwelling abilities speedy and simply. There are actually greater than a hundred and seventy titles during this sequence, and their extraordinary acceptance displays the typical hope of nation and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.
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