Crafts & Hobby Books

Made to Last: A Compendium of Artisans, Trades & Projects Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781741175240
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Published: Hardie Grant Books - November 14th, 2017

In a world full of mass production and copyright infringement, there is a movement emerging that is focused on sourcing unique and independently created products that are made to last. This title is a celebration of these unique products and the tradespeople behind their creation.


The Mitten Handbook: Knitting Recipes to Make Your Own Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419726620
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Published: ABRAMS - October 10th, 2017

For years, students have asked knitting instructor Mary Scott Huff for a book on their favorite topic--knitting mittens--but one that empowers them to create their own mittens their own way. This is that book.


Needle Felted Kittens:: How to Create Cute and Lifelike Cats from Wool Cover Image
By Hinali
$14.95
ISBN: 9784865051001
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Published: Nippan Ips - November 21st, 2017

Look at the cover photograph again, more closely, but you may still not believe that it is not a real cat but a needle felting creation. Impressive.


Slow Knitting: A Journey from Sheep to Skein to Stitch Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419726682
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Published: ABRAMS - October 10th, 2017

Like the "slow food" movement, Slow Knitting encourages knitters to step back, pare down, and celebrate the craftsmanship of their work.


DIY Dollhouse: Build and Decorate a Toy House Using Everyday Materials Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616896072
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 10th, 2017

D.I.Y. Dollhouse is a lavishly illustrated guide for budding architects, builders, and designers, showing then how to build and furnish their own eco-friendly dollhouse, with an incredible eye for detail.


Crocheted Afghans: 25 Throws, Wraps, and Blankets to Crochet Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781782494874
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Published: Cico - November 14th, 2017

Create something warm, beautiful, and special with any of these 25 stunning ideas for afghans and wraps. With easy-to-make patterns and a comprehensive techniques section, there'll be nothing stopping you from crocheting all manner of gorgeous creations.


Assembled: Transform Everyday Objects Into Robots Cover Image
By Eszter Karpati (Editor)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781910254547
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Published: Jacqui Small - September 21st, 2017

Did you know that you can transform a cheese grater, a few bits of old cutlery and a handful of nuts and bolts into a household robot brimming with character in no time?
Presented like a recipe book, this unique guide will inspire you to make your own bots from random flea market finds and some unwanted junk through 23 quirky "robot recipes."


Fabulous Facades--Create Breathtaking Quilts with Fused Fabric Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781617453441
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Published: C&T Publishing - October 7th, 2017

Edgy Embroidery: Transform Conventional Stitches Into 25 Unconventional Designs Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624144417
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Published: Page Street Publishing - September 19th, 2017

Bold Designs That Don't Follow the Rules


Kitchen Lithography: Hand Printing at Home: From Buttons and Bags to Postcards and Pillowcases Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781616896232
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 3rd, 2017

When printmakers Laura Sofie Hantke and Lucas Grassmann graduated from university, they found themselves without the luxury of a professional print studio.


The Practical Encyclopedia of Mosaics: Techniques, Materials, Equipment, Projects Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780754833703
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Published: Lorenz Books - October 3rd, 2017

Updated 2017. This inspirational and practical book features the work of contemporary artists with clear step-by-step projects for anyone to try. It takes a look at materials, from translucent glass tiles and fabulous smalti to broken ceramics and mirrored glass, and explains how to use them. All the techniques are covered in detail, and there are essential tips for using texture when designing.


East-Meets-West Quilts: Tiptoe Into Improv with Japanese-Inspired Designs Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781419726590
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 17th, 2017

Improv quilting, in which quilt designs emerge organi-cally as fabric is cut and stitched, is simple, popular, and fun. In this book, expert quilter Patricia Belyea offers improv instruction and shares her appealing Quilt Manifesto of five simple rules. While providing quilters with a starting point, the fifth rule of the Manifesto, "Break any rule you like," opens the door to creative freedom.


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