Craft & Hobbies (446)

Collecting Moments : A Guide to Retro Journaling

ISBN: 9789887406716

Author: Lin Deng    Publisher: Sendpoints

Collecting Moments: A Guide to Retro Journalling gives to its readers comprehensive instructions and advice for materials collection, layout design and colour m...


Collecting Moments: A Guide to Retro Journalling gives to its readers comprehensive instructions and advice for materials collection, layout design and colour matching in retro journalling. The author explains all the techniques needed for aesthetic journals, and shares her attitudes and life about journals. Readers can easily learn the skills without any prior experience and enjoy their journalling life with more optimistic view. The book can also help you to avoid common mistakes using step-by-step photographs and clear details from selecting tools and materials to decorate the pages as well as the compared examples of the right and the wrong.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2020


$45.00
Rock That Quilt Block

ISBN: 9781947163348

Author: Linda Hahn    Publisher: Landauer Publishing

See what one simple block can really do and build your skills one quilt at a time! Learn how to incorporate a partially foundation-pieced component into a regul...


See what one simple block can really do and build your skills one quilt at a time! Learn how to incorporate a partially foundation-pieced component into a regular pieced quilt with Creative Block Quilts. Further your skills as you work with one magical block to create 10 beautiful quilts that require different techniques and slowly increase in difficulty. With step-by-step instructions and coordinating diagrams and illustrations to guide you along the way, this is a must-have guide to creating stunning, intricate quilts using just one easy block! Written by independent designer who specializes in easy-to-complete quilting projects using embellishments, Deborah G. Stanley, and fabric designer and award-winning quilt author, Linda J. Hahn.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 72


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 07-04-2020


$39.99
Kids Guide to Learning the Ukulele

ISBN: 9781641240482

Author: Emily Arrow    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The benefits of music are monumental! Ukuleles are the perfect first instrument for kids to learn to play, and this book will show them why and how. Filled with...


The benefits of music are monumental! Ukuleles are the perfect first instrument for kids to learn to play, and this book will show them why and how. Filled with basic instructions for holding positions, tuning, basic chords, and more, children will then learn and practice 25 songs, games, and activities. From songs about counting to songs about yoga, each exciting musical activity provides a rich and playful learning experience kids will love! Kid's Guide to Learning the Ukulele is a must-have musical journey for children and parents or teachers alike - no prior experience or knowledge needed!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 07-04-2020


$29.99
Pop Up Workshop For Kids

ISBN: 9788417656225

Author: Antje von Stemm    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

It's hard not to give in to the magic of pop-up books. Everyone, adults and children, we can not stop marveling each time we turn a page and suddenly something ...


It's hard not to give in to the magic of pop-up books. Everyone, adults and children, we can not stop marveling each time we turn a page and suddenly something is built in three dimensions before our eyes. "How difficult it must be to do this," thought most of us. But here is a book that shows that making your own pop ups is not as impossible as it seems. Antje von Stemm teaches us, step by step, with clear explanations, drawings, photographs and funny videos, how to build these three-dimensional works of art on paper. The learned pop-ups can be used in self-published books, birthday cards or celebrations, or any other application that comes to mind to surprise those who least expect it, and start from the most basic to more complicated creations. With easy-to-follow explanations and enjoyable language, this book is perfect for adults who want to teach children how to experiment and play with paper, a bit of glue and scissors. It is also the perfect companion for teachers, educators and parents who can use the ideas featured in this book in their classes or as an activity for a stay at home day.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 235 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2020


$49.99
Super Simple Hand Lettering Projects

ISBN: 9781497204515

Author: Kiley Bennett    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

You love to letter and you have a favorite alphabet. Now, let your calligraphy skills shine and take your talent to the next level! Discover ways to hand letter...


You love to letter and you have a favorite alphabet. Now, let your calligraphy skills shine and take your talent to the next level! Discover ways to hand letter on a variety of different surfaces and materials in order to create amazing works of art, whether you want to gift, sell, or decorate your home. From lettering on fabric, wood, and chalkboards to digitizing your lettering and even lettering in 3D, create stunning Christmas ornaments, cake toppers, inspirational signs, and so much more. By the same author of the bestselling Super Simple Hand Lettering, Kiley Bennet, this is the ultimate source of inspiration for passionate hand letterers to keep going!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 217 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 22-05-2020


$35.99
Whittling In Your Free Time

ISBN: 9781497100701

Author: Tom Hindes    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

In continuation of the bestselling 20-Minute Whittling Projects, author, whittling artist, carving teacher, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributor Tom Hindes b...


In continuation of the bestselling 20-Minute Whittling Projects, author, whittling artist, carving teacher, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributor Tom Hindes brings you 16 more fast, easy, and fun whittling projects to complete in just one short sitting! With step-by-step instructions, high-quality photography, and a focus on the beginner-friendly flat plane style of whittling, you'll carve owls, elephants, wizards, gnomes, and even a pair of boots. Progressing from very simple to more challenging, each project is meant to encourage you along the rewarding and relaxing path of whittling and build your skills. Whether you're new to whittling or have been doing it for years and want to try a new method, this book is the go-to resource to keep on carving!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 12-05-2020


$29.99
Anatomy of a Tapestry

ISBN: 9780764359330

Author: Jean Pierre Larochette    Publisher: Schiffer Books

The history, legacy, and boundless creativity of weavers over the centuries is the base in this helpful guide for new weavers, seasoned tapestry artists, and en...


The history, legacy, and boundless creativity of weavers over the centuries is the base in this helpful guide for new weavers, seasoned tapestry artists, and enthusiasts. Tapestry weaving is an art form that has been around since antiquity, and these insights from renowned artist Jean Pierre Larochette offer 30 traditional techniques built upon weavers' centuries of work. A fourth-generation French Aubusson tapestry weaver, he gives us a glimpse into the multiple combinations, variations, and applications of techniques that form the art of the weaver. Each technique is exemplified by diagrams, woven models, and examples of possible ways of applying it. Expert Yadin Larochette shares theories and approaches to conservation, including new scientific research to help in the much-needed task of preserving these treasures of human creativity for centuries to come. Along with distilling traditional information on the art, this book's precise written instructions and clear visuals--together with its handy lay-flat binding--assist you in both creating and preserving your tapestries.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 279 x 215 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$100.00
Living With Wood

ISBN: 9780764359354

Author: Seri Robinson    Publisher: Schiffer Books

A great guide for budding wood workers, parents, and future wood scientists. For anyone who has ever used, owned, or been curious about wood of any kind, this g...


A great guide for budding wood workers, parents, and future wood scientists. For anyone who has ever used, owned, or been curious about wood of any kind, this guide offers a fantastic summary of the science behind the material's anatomy, chemistry, and general upkeep. With easy-to-understand descriptions, you'll never have difficulty deciding what wood to work with or how to clean your boarded floors again. Offering a general overview of the material, this guide's long list of topics includes best uses of wood in the home, finishing and coloring, woodworking machines, and unsafe woods. Get to know one of the most prevalent materials in your home, and use this guide to master any creative, cleaning, decorating, or furnishing projects you may have!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 177 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$69.99
Carving and Painting Adorable Animals in Wood

ISBN: 9781497100831

Author: Desiree Hajny    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Adorable as they are advanced, this pattern book contains 12 woodcarving projects for a variety of animal shelf sitters. From pandas and foxes to raccoons, otte...


Adorable as they are advanced, this pattern book contains 12 woodcarving projects for a variety of animal shelf sitters. From pandas and foxes to raccoons, otters, and more, each design includes a pattern template, hair tract guide, and color chart for painting guidance. With helpful tips and notes throughout to capture a realistic yet playful essence of each animal, this is the perfect book for woodcarvers looking for challenges to hone their skills. Author Desiree Hajny is an award-winning woodcarver, instructor, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributor. She is also one of the founding members of the Caricature Carvers of America.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 152


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 09-06-2020


$35.99
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling In The Wild

ISBN: 9781497100718

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Whittle in a way you never have before! Whittling in the Wild features more than 30 fun and exciting objects to make using a simple pocket knife, wood and a han...


Whittle in a way you never have before! Whittling in the Wild features more than 30 fun and exciting objects to make using a simple pocket knife, wood and a handful of household items. Learn all the basic techniques and safety precautions, then follow step-by-step instructions to whittle and carve a boat, parachute and so much more. With high-quality photography and expert tips throughout, each project also has its own smartphone QR code for access to video extras!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 178 x 228 mm


Publication Date: 09-06-2020


$35.99
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