Hand-Stitched Home

By Caroline Zoob

Caroline Zoob's Hand-Stitched Home comprises greater than twenty amazing and stylish embroidery designs for the house, together with gildings for eating chair covers, mattress linens, window remedies, seat cushions, and more.
Attention to simplicity and calm is what makes Caroline Zoob some of the most gifted and inventive designers in embroidery. Her paintings is totally targeted and during this publication she stocks her inspirations and techniques.

The versatile method of Hand-Stitched Home permits the reader to accomplish the whole initiatives and discover various stitches and inspirations to create thoroughly own and unique items. The booklet additionally comprises certain directions for all the tasks, together with designated needlework equipment the writer has devised herself.

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101 Crochet Stitch Patterns & Edgings (Annie's Attic: Crochet)

Complete with 87 certain stitches and 14 edgings, this all-in-one guide's crochet styles comprise the multiples had to create the glance of the sew and translate them into new designs. sampler afghans are featured and will be made utilizing sew styles present in the publication, which come with bobbles, shells, popcorn, ripple, textured, and open weave. each one layout deals a close-up colour photo plus directions and illustrations while wanted, making it an incredible addition to any crafter's reference library.

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Mom & Me Knits: 20 Pretty Projects for Mothers and Daughters

By Stefanie Japel

Like mom, like daughter! Mom & Me Knits deals every thing a knitter must sew up trendy items for herself and her boy or girl. Stefanie Japel, celebrated knit dressmaker and mom of 2 little ladies, has created shrewdpermanent, refined items for moms and extra whimsical, younger interpretations for daughters. From a sublime Lace Cardigan and an informal Halter best to a comfy Shawlette and a enjoyable Surfer Tee, this candy publication has whatever for everybody. The styles may be tailored for baby a while four via 10 and grownup sizes XS via XXL. With a word list of vital suggestions and phrases, step by step directions, and lovely colour pictures, mother & Me Knits makes it a cinch to whip up lovely, matching knitted clothing for moms and their favourite little ladies.

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Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments

By Kate Hartman

What in case your garments may perhaps switch colour to counterpoint your epidermis tone, reply to your racing heartbeat, or attach you with a friend from afar?

Welcome to the realm of trainers that may dynamically shift your peak, jackets that demonstrate whilst the following bus is coming, and neckties which could nudge your online business associate from around the room. no matter if it's for model, functionality, or human connectedness, wearable electronics can be utilized to layout interactive structures which are intimate and engaging.

Make: Wearable Electronics is meant for people with an curiosity in actual computing who're seeking to create interfaces or platforms that continue to exist the physique. excellent for makers new to wearable tech, this publication introduces you to the instruments, fabrics, and methods for growing interactive digital circuits and embedding them in garments and different stuff you can wear.

Each bankruptcy positive aspects experiments to get you happy with the know-how after which invitations you to construct upon that wisdom along with your personal initiatives. totally illustrated with step by step directions and pictures of fantastic creations made by means of artists designers, this publication deals a concrete knowing of digital circuits and the way you should use them to convey your wearable tasks from thought to prototype.

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Oriland Balloon Ride: Fabulous Origami Hot Air Balloons

By Yuri Shumakov, Katrin Shumakov

Oriland Balloon Ride will assist you make outstanding origami sizzling air balloons of assorted shapes from the vintage "inverted tear drop" balloons to the subtle around balloons à l. a. Montgolfier!
commence your origami balloon experience! selfmade - fold those excellent volumetric designs, created via Yuri and Katrin Shumakov! There are one-piece balloon designs in addition to multi-piece balloons, which include a balloon envelope and a basket, attached jointly with none glue, simply utilizing shrewdpermanent paper locks. Balloon envelopes vary by means of shapes, forms of locks, volume of items of paper (modular and one-piece) and volume of sections. There are varieties of baskets provided with those origami balloons - the sq. Basket and the around Basket. within the in-depth advent to the publication, the authors are laying off gentle on Oriland origami balloon designs, its varied adaptations and provides useful advises, so you may have all of the insights to start your origami balloon fiesta enjoyable!
There are 530 certain step by step colourful vector- and photo-diagrams with thorough written directions and a hundred+ images of examples of accomplished initiatives that might consultant you thru folding the eleven unique origami designs. for each venture, there are tips on paper style and dimension together with a sign of the dimensions of the finished version. The designs are intermediate and complicated point of folding and are a superb problem for the beginner folder in addition to an stress-free event for the specialist.
Fold those special joyful designs of scorching air balloons! they could be a great ornament and a valuable present in your family and friends. Have a superb and enjoyable time with this booklet making a complete fleet of extraordinary origami scorching air balloons! chuffed folding!

at no cost downloads of printable balloon styles and extra information in this e-book, stopover at our site at http://www.oriland.com/store/books/oriland_balloon_ride/main.php

The designs incorporated into this ebook are: sizzling Air Balloon (Modular Envelope, outdoor most sensible Lock), sq. Basket, 1-Piece scorching Air Balloon (Outside best Lock), 1-Piece Tubby Balloon (Outside most sensible Lock), sizzling Air Balloon (Modular Envelope, within most sensible Lock), the 1-Piece sizzling Air Balloon (Inside most sensible Lock), 1-Piece Tubby Balloon (Inside best Lock), Montgolfier Balloon (8-Module Envelope), around Basket, Montgolfier Balloon (4-Module Envelope), Montgolfier Balloon (1-Piece Envelope).

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Art Making, Collections and Obsessions: An Intimate Exploration of the Mixed-Media Work and Collections of 35 Artists

By Lynne Perrella

This huge structure, full-color, inspirational booklet is ready how artists use their collections to make paintings. The gallery-style structure permits readers to determine what artists gather, and the ensuing extraordinary paintings they make from it. The e-book gains the collections and the paintings of thirty-five significant mixed-media artists. The art contains journals, assemblages, altered books, in addition to jewellery items, and distinct descriptions of the fabrics and methods used, plus guidance and insights into utilizing strange fabrics and collections.

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BiblioCraft: A Modern Crafter's Guide to Using Library Resources to Jumpstart Creative Projects

By Jessica Pigza

There's untold wealth in library collections, and, like any sturdy librarian, Jessica Pigza likes to proportion. In BiblioCraft, Pigza hones her literary hunting-and-gathering talents to assist creatives of all kinds, from DIY hobbyists to high quality artists, boost initiatives in keeping with library assets. partly I, she explains the best way to make the most of the riches libraries need to offer—both in individual and on-line. partially II, she provides 20+ initiatives encouraged by way of library assets from a stellar dressmaker forged, together with STC Craft authors Natalie Chanin, Heather Ross, Liesl Gibson, and Gretchen Hirsch, and Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney. regardless of the quest—historic watermarks remodeled into pillows, jap relations crests became coasters, or old millinery directions labored into floral fascinators—anyone can make the most of library assets to deliver their inventive visions to lifestyles.

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Making is Connecting

By David Gauntlett

In Making is Connecting, David Gauntlett argues that via making issues, humans interact with the realm and create connections with one another. either on-line and offline, we see that folks have the desire to make their mark at the global, and to make connections.
in the course of the past century, the creation of tradition grew to become ruled by way of expert elite manufacturers. yet at the present time, an enormous array of individuals are making and sharing their very own rules, video clips, and different artistic fabric on-line, in addition to conducting real-world crafts, paintings initiatives, and hands-on experiences.
Gauntlett argues that we're seeing a shift from a ‘sit-back-and-be-told tradition’ to a ‘making-and-doing culture’. everyone is rejecting conventional instructing and tv, and making their very own studying and leisure as a substitute. Drawing on proof from psychology, politics, philosophy, and economics, he exhibits how this shift is important and crucial for the happiness and survival of contemporary societies.

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Knitlandia: A Knitter Sees the World

By Clara Parkes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  *  Knitting aficionado and amazing artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on an inventive existence enriched by means of her adventures round the world. 
development at the good fortune of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes's wealthy own essays invite readers and dedicated crafters on tours to be savored, from a consultant who fast involves consider like a relied on confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes readers alongside on 17 of her so much memorable trips around the globe over the past 15 years, with tales spanning from the fjords of Iceland to a comfortable yarn store in Paris's thirteenth arrondissement.
additionally identified for her PBS tv appearances and highly renowned line of small-batch hand made yarns, Parkes weaves her own mixture of knowledge and humor into this eloquently down-to-earth consultant that's half own go back and forth narrative and half cultural heritage, touching the center of what it capability to dwell creatively. sign up for Parkes as she ventures to locales either international and regular in chapters like:
  • Chasing a Legend in Taos
  • Glass, Grass, and the ability of position: Tacoma, Washington
  • A factor for Socks and a really large Plan: Portland, Oregon
  • Autumn at the Hudson: the hot York Sheep & Wool Festival
  • Cashmere desires and British Breeds: A Last-Minute stopover at to Edinburgh, Scotland

fanatics of commute writing, in addition to knitters, crocheters, designers, and fiber artists alike, will benefit from the masterful narrative in those intimate stories from a lifestyles good crafted. even if you will have dedicated to exploring your individual wanderlust or are an armchair tourist curled up on your coziest slippers, Knitlandia is bound to encourage laughter, tears, and perhaps a few go back and forth plans of your own.

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Demystifying Bra Fitting and Construction

By Norma Loehr

customized bras are awesome stitching initiatives. they're effortless to make, healthy completely, and will be worn each day. yet formerly, the concepts of customized bra making were tricky to entry.

Demystifying Bra becoming and building unearths the secrets and techniques of bra couturiers, educating you what you've consistently desired to learn about becoming and stitching your personal bras. expert customized bra maker Norma Loehr breaks down the perfect and building procedure into easy, effortless to persist with steps so that you can get nice effects in your bra making tasks. With easy-to-follow directions, colour photographs, and a consultant to sourcing fabrics, this booklet has every little thing you must make your personal expert having a look bras very quickly in any respect.

even if you're a domestic sewer or an aspiring undies clothier, this ebook is for you!

“Not simply does customized bra maker Norma Loehr stitch splendidly, she's shrewdpermanent - so her good idea out and wonderfully awarded paintings on bra making has led to a ebook that evokes and educates.” Susan Khalje, writer, Bridal Couture and Linen and Cotton and Contributing Editor for Threads journal

"I’ve had the privilege of checking out Norma’s publication ahead of its unlock, and it’s an absolute needs to purchase for a person drawn to stitching their very own bras (seriously, there’s one gem of bridge becoming recommendation in there on my own that’s definitely worth the buy price!)." Melissa Fehr, Fehrtrade.com

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