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New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold named on of 2017's "The 50 Top Innovators" by Kitchen & Bath Design News The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book—a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information—will be a homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether it's new construction ...

Kitchen Upgrades

Kitchen Upgrades is a compilation of the very best expert design and product advice, using real-world remodels to help professionals and passionate amateurs remodel a kitchen of any shape and size, on any budget. The pros take you through every step of the remodeling process, with over 300 photographs and illustrations—from identifying the best layout; choosing the best fixtures and materials; ...

Musings of an Energy Nerd

In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog, Green Building Advisor’s Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency, sustainability, and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient. Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog on Green ...

Decks

Stanley’s Decks: A Homeowner’s Guide is a comprehensive, visual handbook packed with step-by-step photographs and authoritative, reliable information. For homeowners wanting to add, replace, or upgrade a deck, author Dave Toht will take them through every step, fromdesign and planning, choosing tools and materials, installing footings and ledgers, framing,installing decking, and building stairs ...

Joinery

MASTER THE ESSENTIAL WOOD JOINTS All woodworkers worth their sawdust know that joinery—good, bad, or indifferent—tells the unvarnished truth; how well a piece is made and how skilled the maker is. Over the decades, no one has proven better at teaching readers how to make beautiful, enduring joinery than Fine Woodworking. This comprehensive and practical book demystifies the all-important ...

Turned Boxes

Turned Boxes is a must for all avid woodworkers. Packed with over 40 projects, there are designs to suit all levels of ability as well as taste—from simple boxes with an elegant lid to more intricate designs incorporating screw threads and exotic timbers — there are a wealth of projects to choose from. Most of the projects include helpful tips and hints which will help to ensure a perfect result ...

Outdoor Woodworking

Outdoor Woodworking is an impressive collection of over 30 projects for the garden, patio, or deck. Some projects are suited for those just starting out in woodworking while others will challenge even the experienced woodworker. All include clear instructions, helpful hints and tips, and either step-by-step photography or detailed diagrams; project plans are included where necessary.Projects ...

The Versatile Nine Patch

The popular nine patch block has been reimagined in ScrapTherapy® The Versatile Nine Patch. This collection of 18 stunning quilt projects celebrates the diversity of the nine patch block and provides exciting designs for beginners and advanced quilters alike. Joan Ford, founder of the ScrapTherapy program and author of the best-selling ScrapTherapy Cut the Scraps! andScrapTherapy Scraps Plus ...

Improv Paper Piecing

Love to create repeating blocks in your quilts but tired of the same patterns? Step away from the ordinary and try your hand at a new technique-based approach to improvisation. Gorgeous photographs illustrate 10 beautiful projects where Amy Friend seamlessly bridges the gap between improvised design and technical execution. Discover a unique approach to creating one-of-a-kind blocks with guided ...

The Fussy Cut Sampler

If you are like authors Nichole and Elisabeth, your favorite part of quilting is fussy cutting – and it usually involves figuring out how to enhance an interesting quilt block by framing a favorite element in your most-loved fabric! Let fussy cutting become more than just showing a single design. By following along with how Nichole and Elisabeth create drastically different samplers from each of ...

How to Sew

Learning to sew has never been easier! An accessible introduction to sewing, How to Sew is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New sewers will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the necessary stitches, make seams, and add creative details and fastenings. Straightforward instructions ...

The Gentleman's Wardrobe

For debonair gentlemen who eschew denim if favor of tweed, and feel that grooming and gallantry should not be consigned to history, this book will suit your needs. The Gentleman's Wardrobe features a cornucopia of elegant garments and accessories to sew, this beautifully illustrated book is full of inspiration and charm.  Including beautiful garments such as pajamas, vest, trousers and jacket, ...

Big.Knit.Love.

Big Yarn = Big Style! Big, bold, and beautiful, chunky yarns are knitting up big fashions! Big.Knit.Love. celebrates the big stitches created with bulky, jumbo, and roving yarns in the 20 fashion-forward designs from knitwear designer Linda Zemba Burhance. Called one of the most important knitting trends by Lion Brand Yarn, knitting with chunky yarns is less structured than knitting with ...

How to Knit

Learning to knit has never been easier! An accessible introduction to knitting, How to Knit is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. Beginners will learn all the essentials, from how to hold needles, cast on and off, make a tension swatch, and form the basic knit and purl stitches, to how to knit stripes, cable, ...

How to Crochet

Learning to crochet has never been easier! An accessible introduction to crochet, How to Crochet is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New crocheters will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the basic stitches, read charts and patterns, and finish off theirwork. Ten stylish projects ...