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  • Download E-books More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts PDF

    By Joelle Hoverson

    When STC Craft released Joelle Hoverson’s Last-Minute Knitted Gifts in 2004, the reaction used to be over­whelming and at the present time there are approximately 100,000 copies of this vintage in print. Six years later, Hoverson is filled with clean, new principles for gorgeous presents. So STC proudly offers More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts: a sublime selection of 30 initiatives prepared in response to the time it takes to accomplish them, from below hours to greater than 8. one of the tasks featured are sachets, bracelets, embellishes, mittens, gloves, hats, sweaters, child blankets, and throws.

     

    Understanding that knitters at the present time like to customize their initiatives but additionally desire information alongside the best way, Hoverson showcases some of the initiatives in numerous shades and yarn weights, and with non-compulsory gildings and artistic principles for gift-wrapping.

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  • Download E-books 200 Crochet Flowers, Embellishments & Trims: Contemporary designs for embellishing all of your accessories PDF

    By Claire Crompton

    Over two hundred all-new crochet stitches, elaborations and trims make this the one-stop store for all artistic crocheters. each sew is proven as a transparent swatch to teach the impact and texture, and the development is given either written and as an easy-to-follow diagram. very easily grouped crochet motifs, stitches and edgings enable for simple searching and site of favorites. Teaches crafters how you can make the simplest of the textural, 3D nature of crochet - excellent while materials and knitting simply do not lower it!

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  • Download E-books Twigg Stitch: A New Twist on Reversible Knitting PDF

    By Vicki Twigg

    F&W Media-Interweave Press: Twigg sew. A brand-new method for developing thoroughly reversible knits. Readers will find a new kind of colour knitting that produces an absolutely reversible cloth with reflected or totally different facets. labored by means of knitting yarns whilst, Twigg sew permits the knitter to create varied materials. not just can the knitter create reversible colorwork, but in addition varied cable styles or maybe lace that could be a diverse colour on both sides. This publication comprises ten styles from uncomplicated hats and mitts, demonstrating the sew in its most simple shape, to a formed lace scarf. Authors: Vicki Twigg. Softcover; 168 pages. released yr: 2014. ISBN 978-1-59668-822-3. Imported.

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  • Download E-books Fresh Family Traditions: 18 Heirloom Quilts for a New Generation PDF

    By Sherri McConnell

    This number of 18 fascinating quilts and residential add-ons from Sherri McConnell brings jointly the easiest of the outdated and new in quilting. Sherri s new designs replace conventional blocks (many passed down from her grandmothers) with clean shades and materials from a few of at the present time s most sensible designers. You ll additionally stopover at Sherri s quilting room and the best way to locate suggestion to your personal quilting. initiatives within the publication contain quilts either huge and small, plus pillows and desk runners excellent for scrap materials, fats quarters, and precut allure packs and jelly rolls. speedy and simple tasks additionally make very good home made gifts."

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  • Download E-books The Needlecraft Book PDF

    From knitting to needlepoint, quilting to crochet, embroidery to appliquŽ, The Needlecraft Book is the main accomplished step by step consultant to each needle, thread, and yarn method. full of instruments, terminology, and easy-to-follow strategies to create really own items, The Needlecraft Book brings conventional, creative, and sensible crafts modern with suggestion on modern types and new fabrics, and introduces all needle crafts to a brand new iteration.

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  • Download E-books Rustic Wrappings: Exploring Patina in Wire, Metal, and Glass Jewelry PDF

    By Kerry Bogert

    Explore a country method of making attractive jewellery with fascinating floor results. Rustic Wrappings is filled with over 24 cord and paintings bead jewellery tasks and divulges the unusually creative results of using goods comparable to salt, vinegar, sawdust, or potato chips, on your copper, silver, brass and metal cord projects--high-end results with low-tech concepts. reaching those cutting edge results utilizing family items won't purely motivate jewellery makers yet mixed-media artists as well.

    Advance your method abilities in case you the way to use patinas so as to add rustic, weathered results, create distinct and natural-looking colour mixtures, and use steel twine to embroider designs on steel jewellery items. newcomers will take advantage of targeted strategy guide, whereas expert designers will benefit from the advent to extra complex techniques.

    With a whole lot info on customizing results for distinctive steel finishes, Rustic Wrappings will train you to re-imagine your wirework jewellery tasks and create clean designs that show off your new ability units.

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  • Download E-books Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft PDF

    By Dard Hunter

    Just approximately each element of papermaking is roofed during this ebook. Dard Hunter discusses the background of papermaking from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and in the United States. He examines the advance and makes use of of different fabrics and instruments of papermaking: the differing kinds of hand molds, corresponding to the "wove" mildew and the "laid" mildew of China; equipment of maceration (beating the cloth); of dipping the molds or pouring the liquid pulp over the molds; and of urgent, drying, and sizing the paper. He additionally compares papermaking suggestions, together with previous and new tools of creating paper by means of hand and machine-made paper, and he discusses early and smooth watermarking types and processes.
    Over 320 illustrations convey genuine pages from infrequent books and scrolls from each nook of the realm, scenes of earlier and present-day papermaking, instruments, fabrics, and watermarks. A two-page map strains the 1,000-year trip of papermaking from China to Europe, and a chronology of paper and paper-related advancements spans over 4,500 years.
    Dard Hunter (1883–1966) remains to be well-known because the world's most well known authority on paper and papermaking. this is often the vintage paintings on papermaking, used as a textual content and reference in school rooms, museums and libraries. publication enthusiasts, papermakers, artists, etchers, engravers, printers, bookbinders, and employees in watermarking will locate this quantity either attention-grabbing and informative.

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  • Download E-books Knits from the Heart PDF

    By Kristin Spurkland

    Now somebody can knit for not just family and friends, but additionally for an outstanding reason. This quick-to-make assortment comprises principles from easy presents to high-volume charity initiatives. greater than 15 designs comprise a patchwork blanket, ruffle-edged hats, scarves, socks, or even a puppy mattress. positive factors eleven nationwide charities that would encourage knitters to percentage their pastime with others. specialist suggestion on put on, care, and sizing are helpful to the charitable knitter.

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  • Download E-books Domino Knitting (Knitting Technique series) PDF

    Introducing a thrilling new approach known as domino knitting, this e-book teaches either rookies and specialists the patterning procedure that turned a craze between Scandinavian knitters. starting with simple directions and progressing to stylish initiatives, this consultant exhibits how domino knitting permits effortless designing by means of permitting knitters to construct squares on each other horizontally and vertically at will. targeted step by step guideline exhibit how squares may be labored in numerous stitches for multicolored results. incorporated is a key to choosing the right kind yarn for any venture in addition to care directions for any creation.

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  • Download E-books Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking: Make Your Own Recycled Paper from Newspapers & Magazines, Can & Bottle Labels, Disgarded Gift Wrap, Old Phone Books, Junk Mail, Comic Books, and More PDF

    By Arnold Grummer

    Remodel direct mail, newspapers, and previous cellphone books into appealing home made paper in exactly mins! With an easy procedure that calls for just a blender and a few water, Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking exhibits you the way to create certain sheets in various shapes, colours, textures, and sizes. tips on how to include your home made paper into diversified initiatives that come with invites, sure books, paper bowls, and embellishes. allow your creativity shine as you discover the thrill and straightforward paintings of papermaking. 

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