Download E-books Little Stitches: 100+ Sweet Embroidery Designs • 12 Projects PDF

By Aneela Hoey

It's grown-up playtime! make a choice from greater than a hundred unique embroidery designs, hand-drawn with a contemporary tackle unfashionable variety. Aneela Hoey's illustrations are revealed on move paper to exploit and reuse―tear out the web page, trim out the layout, iron it down, and sew away! study eleven effortless ornamental stitches plus suggestions for including texture, then embroider those fascinating photos on 12 whimsical and sensible initiatives, excellent for keepsakes or presents. initiatives comprise a toddler cover, cushion covers, cozies for jars and tissue containers, and extra. Embroidery is the best handwork to take alongside wherever you cross!

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Download E-books Bag Style: 20 Inspirational Handbags, Totes, and Carry-alls to Knit and Crochet (Style series) PDF

By Pam Allen

Featuring 22 leading edge styles for all ability degrees, this booklet comprises tasks from 20 best knitwear designers, together with Veronik Avery, Norah Gaughan, Mags Kandis, and Kristin Nicholas. From a zenith carpet bag to a felted messenger bag to a fragile handbag with handles made from bracelets, each one undertaking positive aspects stunning photos and step by step directions, and all concepts are defined in easy-to-understand element. even if an avid bag knitter or growing one for the 1st time, this booklet has the entire proposal, procedure, and info crafters need.

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Download E-books Jewelry Studio: Wire Wrapping PDF

By Christine R. Ritchey

Compiled with complicated novices and intermediate designers in brain, this guidebook starts off with the fundamentals of cord wrapping and builds talents steadily as aspiring crafters paintings via every one undertaking. The easy-to-follow directions emphasize protection first and record all of the steps required to start, with an in depth dialogue given to utilizing instruments corresponding to pliers and cord cutters--wire wrapping doesn't require a soldering torch--and identifying acceptable fabrics resembling copper, brass, and sterling silver. completing those attractive tasks are a snap with the guidelines, methods, and methods shared within--jewelry crafters will take pleasure in the ensuing items that come with appealing bracelets, Celtic jewelry, cord wrapped earrings, and a wire-wrapped cabochon.

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Download E-books Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold, Beautiful Color PDF

By Alexis Winslow

Go daring with wonderful colour blocking off and photograph knitting projects.

Graphic Knits is a suite of 20 styles that includes sleek colorwork encouraged by way of geometric motifs. clean and ambitious, the knitting initiatives are created through an up-and-coming layout star.

Author Alexis Winslow uses color-knitting concepts resembling stripes, reasonable Isle, intarsia, and slipped stitches. With every one knitting trend, she demonstrates easy methods to use those concepts to create visually beautiful garments.

Flattering silhouettes expertly combine shiny colorwork or photograph element for optimum impression. those elements--shape and pattern--engage in a playful and collectively flattering dating throughout each one knitting trend. a number of the 20 items have unforeseen, glossy info: a large, chunky cable shawl is given shiny character via colour blockading. A shapely sweater activities an attractive development round the collar--but rather than a standard Scandinavian motif, vibrant polka dots create whatever clean and new.

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Download E-books All New Homespun Handknit: 25 Small Projects to Knit with Handspun Yarn PDF

By Amy Clarke Moore

A follow-up to the unique Homespun Handknit--a perennial bestseller for 2 decades--this assortment revitalizes the craft of handspun yarn for an entire new new release of spinners and knitters. full of sleek and standard spinning knowledge and 25 subtle, easy-to-learn tasks, the consultant is helping crafters create special presents and wearable model whereas refining their abilities and embellishing their knowing of this well known paintings shape. With designs from the most influential knitters and spinners operating today--including Kathryn Alexander, Jeanine Bakridges, and Abby Franquemont--this inspiring source beneficial properties hats, mittens, scarves, socks, baggage, children’s goods, wraps, and residential decor suggestions to problem fiber artists of all ability degrees. supplying crucial and informative advice--on measuring yarns, reviewing woolen as opposed to worsted, drive/tension transformations, targeted strategies, and uncomplicated yarn dynamics--and complemented by means of easy knitting and spinning glossaries, this fresh modern spouse to a much-loved vintage is an imperative addition to each craft lover's bookshelf.

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Download E-books Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design PDF

By Amanda Brown

Discover the fun of upholstery and produce new existence on your tired furnishings. With a couple of easy instruments, an eye fixed for colour, and a few ingenuity, you could customise your house with materials and textures that replicate your specified character. This accomplished advisor good points greater than 900 photos and comprises 5 initiatives designed to coach you all you must understand to reupholster any piece of furnishings. You’ll quickly be with a bit of luck stripping down outdated sofas, stuffing sagging ottomans, and revamping chairs along with your personal exact style. 

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Download E-books Advanced Origami: An Artist's Guide to Performances in Paper [Origami Book, 15 Projects] PDF

By Michael G. LaFosse

Take your paper folding to a sophisticated point with this easy origami book.

From shimmering hummingbirds to fantastic bats, from a gorgeous panther masks to swish sea turtles, Michael G. Lafosse's complicated and lovely origami initiatives are renowned around the globe. concentrating on versions from nature, Advanced Origami presents remarkable guide on how one can create master-class point 3D origami paper folding tasks. The origami designs are challenging—they require a few folding experience—but the consequences are extra origami artwork than craft. Paper folders will create initiatives that may be displayed or given as gifts.

Sophisticated origami or paper crafts fanatics will savor the original origami designs in addition to entire specified directions and easy-to-follow colour photographs and diagrams. Advanced Origami additionally gains info on paper choice and coaching, develop ideas equivalent to "wet folding," and making your personal paper.

This origami publication contains:

  • 136 web page, full-color book
  • 15 unique and tough projects
  • step by step instructions
  • colourful diagrams and photographs
  • complex strategies and tips

In fresh years origami has advanced past uncomplicated folding and creasing right into a real paintings shape such as sculpture. For these looking to research origami at this type of point, Advanced Origami offers all of the crucial info and methods. quickly it is possible for you to to layout and fold your personal origami sculptures!

Origami tasks include:

  • North American Cardinal
  • Koi Fish
  • Origamido Butterfly
  • Pond Frog
  • and plenty of more…

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Download E-books The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soaps (Idiot's Guides) PDF

Leave no soapstone unturned!

Soapmaking has constantly been a favored craft with a committed crew of fans, yet with the explosion of city homesteading and folks seeking to cross eco-friendly, noncrafters are actually becoming a member of in at the enjoyable. no matter if it truly is making common cleaning soap to stay greener, supply as presents, get monetary savings, or earn a living, The entire Idiot's Guide(r) to creating ordinary Soaps has every 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 family or even pets

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Download E-books More Knitting in the Sun: 32 Patterns to Knit for Kids PDF

By Kristi Porter

32 warm-weather knitting initiatives to make for kids

As a knitter and instructor in Southern California, writer Kristi Porter understands good what warm-weather knitters wish. in response to the good fortune of her prior ebook, Knitting within the sunlight: 32 initiatives for hot climate, it really is glaring that styles for hotter climate and hotter weather knitting are in demand.

This time Kristi focuses her knitting needles on hot climate styles for kids, bringing you a stunningly designed number of tasks and an identical appealing images you loved in Knitting within the sunlight.

  • 32 hot climate styles for kids sized 2-12
  • Garments are designed to be cozy to either knit and put on in the course of hot weather
  • Other identify by means of Porter: Knitting within the sunlight: 32 tasks for hot Weather

If you get pleasure from knitting in the summertime or dwell in a weather that's hot year-round, extra Knitting within the sunlight will retain your needles clicking until eventually the wee hours of morning.

Sample Patterns

Striped Baseball T-shirt (click for pattern)

Peasant Skirt (click for pattern)

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