Crafts & Hobby Books

Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419739538
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Published: Abrams Press - October 2019

A globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used a needle and thread to make their voices heard 

In 1970s Argentina, mothers marched in headscarves embroidered with the names of their “disappeared” children.


Crochet with London Kaye: Projects and Ideas to Yarn Bomb Your Life Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419738074
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Published: Abrams - September 17th, 2019

A new take on crochet that’s artful, unique, and unexpected 

Full of tips and techniques on crochet, types of yarn bombing, and at-home projects for the beginner and advanced crocheter, Crochet with London Kaye promises to engage and inspire crafty readers around the world.


Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781419735318
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Published: Abrams Press - October 2019

A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way 

Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and countless workers without whom our knitting needles would be empty, our mi


55 Christmas Balls to Knit: Colorful Festive Ornaments, Tree Decorations, Centerpieces, Wreaths, Window Dressings Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781570769597
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Published: Trafalgar Square Books - September 15th, 2019

For nearly twenty years, Scandinavian knitting sensations Arne & Carlos have been delighting crafters around the world, using their unique sense of style to translate traditional Scandinavian designs into quirky, colorful, and endlessly fun projects of all kinds.


The LEGO Castle Book: Build Your Own Mini Medieval World Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781718500167
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Published: No Starch Press - August 27th, 2019

Filled with stunning photos, step-by-step instructions, and creative ideas for customization, The LEGO Castle Book shows you how to build mini castles complete with moats, drawbridges, gatehouses, and more! Build a castle using basic bricks or make one of the six master builds. Create your own medieval village with windmills, taverns, and chapels.


Almost Lost Arts: Traditional Crafts and the Artisans Keeping Them Alive Cover Image
By Emily  Freidenrich, Narayan  Khandekar (Contributions by), Margaret  Shepherd (Contributions by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781452170206
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 3rd, 2019

This book is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity. In-depth profiles tell the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios, from Oaxaca to Kyoto and from Milan to Tennessee. Two essays explore the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past.


50 Beaded Bracelets: Step-By-Step Techniques for Beautiful Beadwork Designs Cover Image
By Tammy Honaman (Editor)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781632506757
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Published: Interweave Press - July 2nd, 2019

Discover Beadwork magazine's most popular designs


From Clay to Kiln: A Beginner's Guide to the Potter's Wheel Cover Image
By Stuart Carey, Alun Callender (Photographer)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781454710929
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Published: Lark Books (NC) - September 3rd, 2019

Learn the essentials of wheel-thrown pottery with this approachable and indispensable reference.


Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds: Medallion Quilt Designs with Kaffe Fassett Fabrics Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781641550840
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Published: Taunton Press - August 20th, 2019

In this 21st installment of Kaffe Fassett's ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe has chosen to show off his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favorite medallion quilt blocks.


Knit Blankets: 25 Colorful & Cozy Throws Cover Image
By Sixth&spring Books (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781640210462
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Published: Sixth & Spring Books - September 3rd, 2019

The many dedicated fans of Noro's unique self-striping yarns will welcome these stunning full-size projects


Mark-Making Through the Seasons: Textile Art Inspiration and Techniques Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781849945790
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Published: Batsford - September 3rd, 2019

Renowned quilter and textile artist Helen Parrott explores the creative potential of using your local surroundings to create beautiful textile artworks.


Natural Botanical Dyeing: 20 Projects for Every Season Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9784865052237
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Published: Nippan Ips - July 20th, 2019

A perfect guide for both beginners and experienced dyers.
Plant and tree dyes, characterized by gentle colorization, are born from the blessings of nature. Interestingly, dyeing is also possible with familiar foods and plants.


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