By Ann Budd
Knitted Gifts bargains greater than 30 initiatives for each gift-giving get together. Designs contain clothing and add-ons for the total family members in addition to presents for four-legged pals and the home.
Knitted Gifts strange and encouraged initiatives diversity from appealing hats, luggage, scarves, socks, mittens, and gloves to specific presents reminiscent of a felted oven mitt, serviette jewelry, child blocks, a pastime hourse, a catnip mouse, a car-seat-friendly child bunting, floral ballet sneakers, and masses, even more. From vintage to modern initiatives which are cutting edge widespread, those initiatives are designed by way of a number of most sensible knitwear designers, together with Nancy Bush, Mags Kandis, Pam Allen, Veronik Avery, Chrissy Gardiner, Marta McCall, Kathy Merrick, Kristin Nicholas, Ann Budd, and more.
Knitted Gifts specializes in smaller initiatives that may be created in a comparatively brief time period - excellent for these last-minute presents. yet, there also are a couple of heirloom-quality masterpieces for these knitters that are looking to provide anything phenomenal to household. tasks diversity from easy-to-knit to extra concerned - a great publication for all levels.
By Debra Rogers-Gillig
By Heather Bostic
This installment of the layout Collective sequence is crammed filled with pillows! Make a particular assertion with attention-grabbing glossy designs—choose from 25 varied 18” to twenty” sq. pillow initiatives to accessorize your house. Pull out your favourite materials and feature enjoyable sewing up anything new to enhance your mattress or favourite chair. renowned blogger and smooth sewist Heather Bostic brings you a sensational collection of pillow tasks. attempt varied innovations like paper-piecing, quilting, embroidery, and appliqué. 20+ designers with clean, smooth kind supply anything for everybody at any ability level.
By Tonia Jenny
Duct tape hasn't ever regarded so good!
With assistance from Duct Tape Discovery Workshop, you are going to research the suggestions to make operating with duct tape effortless and stylish.
Hosting a party at your home? Make a suite of duct tape coasters and stemware tags to compare your party's subject! desire a reward for certainly one of your gal acquaintances? style a suite of feather rings, wrap it in a suite of masu bins and make an identical duct tape card. are looking to cheer up a colorless room or table? Create a colourful mosaic body! the probabilities for duct tape crafting are never-ending and with those unforeseen initiatives, you are going to use duct tape in methods you by no means imagined.
Inside you will discover:
- 40 initiatives for stylish components, playing cards and presents, domestic decor and your entire on-the-go needs.
- Dozens of information and methods for handy and viable duct tape design.
- Customize your useful, trend-setting tasks by means of altering tape color!
seize a roll, begin a venture, keep on with it!
By Susan Beal
From autumn's bursts of orange and crimson to spring's lush vegetables, summer's long-lasting golden mild and winter's cool whites and grays, the altering seasons offer never-ending inventive thought. In Sewing for All Seasons, writer Susan Beal bargains 24 attractive tasks imbued with the spirit of every season. domestic sewists will take pleasure in sewing a comfy patchwork throw for autumn, a vibrant gardening apron to welcome spring, a colourful picnic cover for summer season, and smooth woolen slippers for these cold iciness nights. With how-to illustrations, precious templates and styles, a whole bunch colour, and attention-grabbing images, this publication will bounce off cabinets and encourage crafters throughout the year.
By Jill K Berry, Linden McNeilly
Travel during the interesting international of cartography with Map artwork Lab. This enjoyable and inventive booklet beneficial properties fifty two map-related actions set into weekly workouts, starting with legends and features, relocating via kinds and kinds, after which growing customized maps that let you trip to new worlds. Authors Jill ok. Berry and Linden McNeilly advisor readers via helpful options whereas exploring colourful, crowd pleasing pictures. The labs can be utilized as singular tasks or to accumulate to a yr of hands-on artistic stories. Map artwork Lab is the best ebook for map enthusiasts, creative/DIY-inspired, designers. Artists of every age and event degrees can use this publication to discover relaxing and interesting workouts. each person loves maps. and what is to not love? they're attractive and interesting, they train you issues, they convey you the place you're, areas you lengthy to move, and locations you dare to imagine.
By Wendy Smedley
Get began and continue it simple
Forget feeling beaten by way of stacks of pictures. It’s time to get right down to fundamentals and Start Scrapbooking!
Packed with every thing you want to be aware of to dive into the craft, Start Scrapbooking redefines stereotypes, displaying you can celebrate and scrap in uncomplicated methods. in addition to greater than a hundred clean structure rules, you’ll locate all of the necessities for purchasing all started and staying on course. be sure your objectives after which fill up at the instruments of the alternate. organize your area and hold it prepared. locate your place to begin, then layout layouts following uncomplicated rules. Plus, discover a gallery of topic principles for scrapping each celebration.
Start Scrapbooking your thoughts with:
§ details on all of the necessities: provides, association, layout, writing and more
§ a hundred+ basic yet inventive layouts
§ 20 step by step easy techniques
§ Bonus structure sketches
Perfect for newbies trying to start in addition to any scrapbooker searching for basic principles, Start Scrapbooking may also help you list your thoughts conveniently.
By Darlene Olivia McElroy, Sandra Duran Wilson
Recycle, Reuse, Reinvent!
With Mixed Media Revolution, you will the best way to leverage your artwork and take your work and transfers to the following level!
Leftovers, little bits and scraps, items of paintings that did not prove really right...we all have them. And it hurts to need to throw them away. yet what if an individual may well recommend in a different way? differently, might be, to get another use out of that transparency. Or chop up a section of paintings and placed it again jointly otherwise. Or use leftover paint to create distinct transfers? Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, of their groundbreaking 3rd e-book, will allow you to do all these issues and more!
Inside you are going to Find:
- 10 themed chapters
- More than 50 absolutely stepped-out, photographic combined media techniques
- More than eighty extra quickly and straightforward techniques
- Dozens of troubleshooting suggestions and variations
- More than 70 enormous, appealing entire items of artwork illustrating the techniques
- Links to on-line bonus content
you will discover anything new and interesting on each page--add Mixed Media Revolution on your inventive toolbox and extend your inventive horizons today!
By Tammy Powley
Most jewellery making books are geared for the newbie and supply little details for intermediate to complex jewellery makers. Making clothier Bead and twine Jewelry comprises illustrated how-to ideas, full-color undertaking photographs, venture directions, and diverse counsel that increase the kinds and abilities offered. Intermediate and complicated jewellery makers will examine new recommendations for growing signature components for his or her designs, whereas newbies gets a deal with on honing their skills.
By Karen Hemingway
A whole advisor to greater than three hundred knitting stitches, proven in diagrams and photos
"Very tremendous stitches...nothing extra to say!" Stevie ask yourself stated all of it for us. even though we do have a
few extra phrases we’d wish to get in the following. Don’t be superstitious, since you can think in Super
Stitches Knitting, the full pocket advisor to knitting stitches and an excellent how-to-knit guide.
Author Karen Hemingway offers complete how-tos for the entire necessities of knitting, together with choosing
needles and yarn, casting on, binding off, expanding and reducing, growing texture, operating with
multiple colours, solving error, and completing. Then Super Stitches Knitting turns to the sew patterns—more than three hundred of them, all totally defined in how-tos and full-color pictures. directions and diagrams for every sew, together with knit and purl, vertical motifs, ribbing, borders, dimensional components, cables, eyelet, lace, colour knitting, and extra, are proven on lefthand pages, and a photo of the knitted result's at the right-hand web page. This crucial publication, choked with large stitches, makes knocking on wooden, throwing salt, and heading off black cats thoroughly pointless for knitters at each point from starting to complex.