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  • Download E-books Wrapping with Fabric: Your Complete Guide to Furoshiki-The Japanese Art of Wrapping PDF

    By Etsuko Yamada, Kanji Okamoto

    Wrap whatever from a wine bottle to a yoga mat with this sensible eastern fabric-wrapping book.

    Long ahead of trendy green philosophy of "reduce, reuse, recycle" entered America's collective awareness, furoshiki—the eastern approach to wrapping issues with fabric—flourished as a commonly used and functional artwork shape. In Wrapping With Fabric, Etsuko Yamada—born right into a long-line of furoshiki makers in Kyoto—explains the "one fabric, many uses" ideology in the back of the craft, the etiquette of colour and the craft's interesting historical past. From there, she stocks the myriad ways that a number of easy suggestions can remodel an easy sq. of fabric into a chic wrapper.

    Use your folded materials to:

    • Gift-wrap whatever from books to flowers
    • package deal up a picnic
    • Tote goods around
    • Use as a purse or backpack
    • Make right into a pillow covering
    • Create ornamental coverings for vases, tissue packing containers, and more

    A quiet reminder that possibilities for artistry are far and wide round you, Wrapping With Fabric is the craft booklet that makes it effortless to carry a slightly of grace and ingenuity to daily life—and aid look after the surroundings, too.

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  • Download E-books Best of Stitch Beautiful Bedrooms: 20 Sewing Projects for a Good Night's Sleep PDF

    By Amber Eden

    Sew journal readers can't get sufficient of pillows and different home-decor add-ons. probably it's simply because home-decor goods are one of the so much available of stitching initiatives: fast to make, no becoming required, and enjoyable to teach off. And what greater position to take advantage of and exhibit these things than the place you lay your head?

    Best of sew: attractive Bedrooms brings jointly a colourful, sensory ceremonial dinner of favourite and clean initiatives which are effortless at the eye and a little bit bit sultry. you are going to research new talents and locate artistic how one can make your sound asleep quarters a showplace for home made goods. The booklet comprises twenty initiatives in addition to information and sidebars on certain ideas and troubleshooting suggestion for building, handstitching, operating with materials, and enhancing. A "Sewing Basics" reference part in the back of the publication covers the abilities priceless for growing each one undertaking.

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  • Download E-books DIY Mason Jars: Thirty-Five Creative Crafts and Projects for the Classic Container PDF

    By Melissa Averinos

    Stop jamming up your cabinets with empty Mason jars!

    With DIY Mason Jars, you can find every little thing you want to make distinctive creations with everyone's favourite jar. that includes step by step directions and four-color pictures, this e-book will kickstart your creativity with thirty-five ingenious tasks that might upload a pop of enjoyable to any room. it is also darling label designs that flip usual packing containers into whimsical centerpieces and presents you will not be capable of locate wherever else.

    From the kitchen windowsill in your again porch, you may be encouraged to pep up your place with unique crafts, like:

    • Pendant lighting
    • Reed diffuser
    • Sprouting jars
    • Homespun cleaning soap dispenser

    So no matter if you are looking for an lovable technique to liven up a room or the fitting little resolution in your odds and ends, those Mason jar crafts will depart an enduring influence in any space!

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  • Download E-books The New Origami: Dozens of Projects Using the Newest Kinds of Origami: Modular, Puzzle, Storytelling, Practical, Symmetrical, and Layered PDF

    By Steve Biddle, Megumi Biddle

    Origami paperfolders from newbies to specialists will savour this wide new assortment from the authors of Essential Origami. the hot Origami contains dozens of unique initiatives that hire state of the art options, together with: modular origami (using interlocking items of paper); functionality origami (accompanied via a narrative or explanation); geometrical origami (illustrating principals of geometry); kasaneori or layered paperfolding (using overlapping layers to create "ribbons" of color); puzzle origami (featuring interchangeable elements that create a brain-teasing effect); functional origami (making useable items like envelopes, frames, and wallets); a number of symmetry (sinking, pleating, and folding to create symmetrical styles and shapes). every one approach is followed via easy-to-follow, two-color illustrations.

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  • Download E-books Northern Knits Gifts: Thoughtful Projects Inspired by Folk Traditions PDF

    By Lucinda Guy

    In Northern Knits Gifts, knitwear and cloth clothier Lucinda man maintains her exploration of folk-knitting traditions during this colourful quantity of small initiatives and components. you are going to examine a few of the conventional knitting innovations of Scandinavia, Estonia, Iceland, and the Faroe and Shetland islands, via sleek interpretations of such background ideas as twined knitting, two-color knitting, lace thoughts, damask, reasonable isle, embroidery, and rya (knotted knitting just like shag carpet).

    Accompanied by means of notes at the background and people tradition surrounding every one method, the tasks within the publication include the Danish thought of hygge--taking excitement in comforting and comfortable issues, that is usually linked to relatives and shut neighbors. The 20 tasks contain mittens, socks, hats, scarves, and baggage, and are ideal for donning and gifting. Emphasizing trend and colour, those knitted designs additionally include the Scandinavian aesthetic of constructing utilitarian items attractive in addition to useful.

    Additionally, the publication celebrates the categorical wools routinely utilized in every one venture. Immerse your self in Lucinda's global as you get pleasure from thumbnail sketches of the heritage and people tradition surrounding every one technique.

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  • Download E-books Woven Treasures: One-of-a-Kind Bags with Folk Weaving Techniques PDF

    By Sara Lamb

    Well known fiber artist Sara Lamb offers weavers an inside of examine her groundbreaking paintings in Woven Treasures. From notion and undertaking making plans, to her signature hand-manipulated options, Lamb leads weavers in the course of the steps of constructing beautiful luggage utilizing folks weaving innovations that evoke glossy principles in impressive colours and textures.
    Woven Treasures includes:

    an summary of Lamb's contemporary bag series.
    An creation for the weaver to the method of concepting and making plans a woven piece.
    a strategy element of 6 people weaving tutorials, resembling hand-manipulating weaving options with a multi-technique sampler that offers easy directions for soumak, twining, minimize pile, cardweaving, inkle weaving, and simple weave.
    venture directions for eight hand-woven bags.
    Sidebars sprinkled through the publication contain the historical past of folks weaving options, in addition to Lamb's signature beaded and stitched embellishment designs.

    Woven Treasure's bag designs enable weavers a right away experience of achievement, and the completed initiatives can be utilized and/or displayed as artworks.

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  • Download E-books Cool Nail Art: 30 Step-by-Step Designs to Rock Your Fingers and Toes PDF

    Creative nails are the simplest accessory!

    Hannah Lee, writer of the preferred YouTube Channel Hannah Rox Nails, stocks greater than thirty new nail designs in "Cool Nail Art." With how you can prep your nail cutting, transparent step by step directions and easy-to-use instruments, you could create really good nail artwork designs on your personal home.

    • Learn effortless innovations, together with dotting, decals, taping, striping and gradients.
    • Choose from thirty-five nice designs or attempt one of many many variations.
    • Learn tips to adapt designs on your ft for a whole look.
    • Create designs utilizing at-home goods like toothpicks and painter's tape.

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  • Download E-books Authentic American Indian Beadwork and How to Do It: With 50 Charts for Bead Weaving and 21 Full-Size Patterns for Applique PDF

    By Pamela Stanley-Millner

    Craftspeople who appreciate amazing Indian designs can now create attractive, colourful beadwork originated via the Chippewa, Iroquois, Pawnee, Seminole, Winnebago, and different American Indian tribes.

    This publication is a whole advisor to this customary handicraft, providing step by step directions, transparent diagrams, and seventy one tribal designs for 2 sorts of conventional bead functions — bead weaving and appliqué beading.

    You'll locate fifty flexible designs charted on graph paper for bead weaving and twenty-one enormous styles for appliqué, together with move directions and colour keys. Easy-to-follow instructions inform you tips to build your personal bead loom.

    Choose from a wealthy array of motifs rendered from genuine American Indian artifacts present in museum collections — stars, intriguing geometrics, sunbursts, beautiful florals, and masses more.

    Beadcrafting is unusually effortless to profit, providing hours of pleasure and delight. persist with the charts to weave belts, headbands, sashes, necklaces, and different crowd pleasing components. Use the appliqué styles to accessorize leather-based, denim, and different materials for purses, vests, blouses…anything that may be more advantageous by way of a slightly of exact Indian beadwork.

    With this low-cost selfmade booklet, you could create attractive initiatives for your self and your loved ones and remarkable presents — for a fragment of the associated fee you'd pay in a shop.

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  • Download E-books Stitch Style Country Collection: Fabulous Fabric Sewing Projects & Ideas PDF

    By Margaret Rowan

    With kingdom sort a key development for this autumn why now not create the rustic suppose on your own residence with those eight fashionable country-inspired domestic projects.

    From an easy draught excluder to a wide bean bag ground cushion to sink into in entrance of the fireplace, those tasks will upload on your home's convenience and beauty.

    Each venture is verified utilizing differing materials from Westminster Fibers loose Spirit extraordinary cloth designers - with the colourful and artistic variety of Amy Butler and the vintage and eclectic form of Joel Dewberry.

    Easy-to-follow directions with step by step illustrations and many special images will consultant you thru the inventive approach from getting ready your cloth, slicing it out, stitching and including completing touches.

    The wonderful different initiatives featured contain a around tablecloth, meals covers, a lap cover, desk mats, textile bowl and a kitchen seat pads.

    So get stitching and create the rustic believe round your home!

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  • Download E-books The Art of Segmented Wood Turning: A Step-by-Step Guide (Paperback) - Common PDF

    Woodturners methods to lower and mix items of wooden to supply multicolored geometric designs in became bowls and vases during this hugely illustrated booklet. thoughts are supplied to accomplish the accuracy required in segmented paintings, tips demonstrate find out how to create initial blueprints. step by step directions and 1000's of colour images clarify how one can accomplish the often-comp...

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