How to Make and Trim Your Own Hats by Vee Walker Powell

By Vee Walker Powell

This classic millinery e-book comprises directions and styles for slicing, pinning, stitching and placing jointly calots, straw hats, sailors, part hats, pillboxes, off-the-face brims, jocket hats, snoods, dutch bonnets, knitted and crocheted hats. additionally incorporated are directions for making an over-arm bag, crocheted over-the-shoulder bag and collar field. This ebook is stuffed with trimming principles utilizing vegetation, veilings, hat pins, ribbons, beads, embroidery and sequins. The contents contain: variety point in millinery, easy millinery offers, millinery fabrics, wool-felt luggage, expert info of milllinery, half-hats, trimmings, how you can remake and renovate, how you can make hat foundations, ready-made frames, frames -- and the way to make your personal, crochet part.

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Essential Sewing Reference Tool: All-in-One Visual Guide by Carla Hegeman Crim

By Carla Hegeman Crim

This complete, must-have e-book, crucial stitching Reference device, by means of Carla Hegeman Crim, is an necessary advisor for an individual who sews (or desires to start). geared up for simple clarity and utilization, it covers every little thing you want to understand no matter if you're making domestic decor, garments, or components. Contents contain an in depth evaluate on instruments and fabrics, step by step directions on quite a few seams and finishes, info on zipper set up, dimension conversion charts, greater than three hundred how-to photos, and much more.

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Advanced Origami: More than 60 Fascinating and Challenging by Didier Boursin

By Didier Boursin

Original designs by means of origami artists from Europe and Japan.

Origami is an old artwork, but glossy paper folders proceed to innovate and invent new and engaging folds. The origami initiatives during this booklet are the superior ever created and diversity from useful initiatives for daily use to complex artwork rooted in rite and culture.

Advanced Origami positive aspects 60 designs utilizing unique folds now not as a rule noticeable in North American origami. each one venture is totally illustrated with line drawings and the completed piece is showcased in colour images. An introductory part explains easy folding ideas and terminology by means of 5 sections: * containers and containers
* Animals
* playing cards, envelopes and wallets
* Magic folds
* Airplanes and helicopters.

Advanced Origami is an outstanding assortment to problem paper folders in any respect degrees. Boursin excels in designing new folds and to find the simplest new origami from all over the world -- functional, sturdy gadgets of good looks to hone the abilities of fanatics of this historic paintings.

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Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a by Rebeca Mojica

By Rebeca Mojica

<h2>Unchain your creativity!</h2>
Whether you're new to chain mail or a professional weaver, Chained will introduce you to the artwork of mixing steel bounce earrings into tricky designs, in a brand new approach. No different publication exhibits find out how to use such a lot of weaves in such a lot of methods, or supplies this historical artwork the sort of attractive and glossy twist. strategies as soon as used for armor now have a brand new lifestyles and will be used to create based adornments.

Open Chained and locate: * transparent, exact step by step pictures that may take you from establishing and shutting leap earrings to completing your first (or fiftieth!) project
* Easy-to-navigate "Weave in a Nutshell" innovations for plenty of weaves that would exhibit complex chain mail weavers the weave of a venture in exactly a couple of steps
* 22 appealing tasks plus dozens of adaptations, together with rings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants, every one with its personal ability point and time funding rating
* never-ending techniques: decide on your favourite shades, your favourite metals, customise the scale of your undertaking, and locate proposal so as to add your personal particular stamp to any piece of chain mail jewelry
assemble your pliers and lumps of leap jewelry and weave your strategy to appealing jewellery with Chained.

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Birds of a Feather (Beyond Projects: The CF Sculpture by Christi Friesen

By Christi Friesen

It's not only birdbrains that take pleasure in Birds of a Feather! There are flamboyant flamingos, owls (some clever, a few now not so), a fiery phoenix and a flock of different polymer clay creations. Christi's hot writing kind and useful nudgings will fire up your creativity and mind's eye. The emphasis is on colour and composition however the genuine deal with is in seeing how one can upload gildings of stones, pearls, beads and combined media on your creations.

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Making Potpourri (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-130) by Madeleine H. Siegler

By Madeleine H. Siegler

On the grounds that 1973, Storey's nation knowledge announcements have provided useful, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of state residing talents fast and simply. There are actually greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their outstanding reputation displays the typical wish of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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Little Stitches: 100+ Sweet Embroidery Designs • 12 Projects by Aneela Hoey

By Aneela Hoey

It's grown-up playtime! choose between 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 take advantage of and reuse—tear out the web page, trim out the layout, iron it down, and sew away! study eleven effortless ornamental stitches plus recommendations for including texture, then embroider those captivating photographs on 12 whimsical and functional tasks, ideal for keepsakes or presents. tasks comprise a toddler duvet, cushion covers, cozies for jars and tissue containers, and extra. Embroidery is the correct handwork to take alongside anyplace you pass!

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Impressionist Appliqué: Exploring Value & Design to Create by Grace Errea, Meredith Osterfeld

By Grace Errea, Meredith Osterfeld

Grace Errea and Meridith Osterfeld proportion their paintings quilting services via demonstrating the impression of price on a quilt—it creates a focus, develops dimensionality, alterations a temper, and creates a painterly effect.

Explore the unforeseen and making your duvet turns into a dream-like adventure the place the ocean ebbs and flows in colors of fireplace, and feathered creatures evoke cotton sweet softness.

Includes massive styles for five tasks and contours three appliqué suggestions: turned-edge, raw-edge, and free-edge.

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Adventures in Bookbinding: Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books by Jeannine Stein

By Jeannine Stein

Discover exciting tools of mixing bookbinding with particular crafts similar to quilting, jewellery making, or polymer clay with Adventures in Bookbinding! With diversified degrees of craftsmanship together with uncomplicated, beginner, and specialist, this ebook is stuffed with illustrated step by step directions and images that exhibit find out how to build the canopy pages, create exact bindings, and masses extra with a various diversity of media.

From a needle-felted magazine to a quilted workbook (and many more), each one venture additionally positive aspects different types with an analogous binding geared to these with kind of event. The amateur model is if you don't have any wisdom of the craft and wish shortcuts, yet love the glance. The specialist model is if you happen to have loads of wisdom and talent of a definite craft—the grasp paintings quilter, for instance. For this model, a professional visitor artist has created the canopy and the writer has created the binding. this provides another inventive chance: the collaborative undertaking. for those who love becoming concerned with round-robins and different shared endeavors, it will express you yet one more strategy to mix your abilities with different crafters!

Discover unending chances and demanding situations that might endlessly encourage you with Adventures in Bookbinding!

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