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Fine Gardening Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Want to grow your own vegetables? Here is a true beginner's guide to producing a garden that's filled to the brim. Loaded with expert tips, tricks, and techniques from Fine Gardening magazine, this book is a touchstone for planting, weeding, growing, and harvesting advice. Get the basics on creating a garden bed, preparing soil, and properly rotating crops. This book provides in-depth ...

Raised-Bed Gardening

Whatever the size of your garden or outdoor space, raised beds can work for you. With Simon Akeroyd’s Raised-Bed Gardening: How to Grow More in Less Space, home gardeners will find the perfect bed to suit their needs and objectives. Greater yields and less watering are the keys to using and maintaining raised garden beds. The heart of the book comprises step-by-step instructions for building and ...

Building Sheds

Building upon the success of earlier versions, which sold more than 250,000 copies, Building Sheds by Joseph Truini provides all the expert advice needed to construct a shed from start to finish. With broad appeal, Building Sheds, which includes nearly 500 photos and illustrations, offers a range of options to help do-it-yourselfers complete one of the most popular outdoor building projects. The ...

Code Check Building

Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2015 International Residential Code. Tables and illustrations help to clarify the ...

Built-Ins & Storage

Empowering homeowners to tackle any storage project with confidence, Stanley Built-Ins and Storage, A Homeowner’s Guide by David Schiff is a comprehensive visual manual with authoritative, reliable information. With an eye toward making optimal use of the space in their houses, homeowners look toward getting organized to save on frustration and time. The answer to their dilemma is contained ...

The Knot Handbook

Master the essential skill of tying the appropriate knot. Let's be honest: adhesive tape and Velcro have their uses, but they have not rendered knots redundant; no technological advance ever will. That's why it's essential to know how to tie not only the useful ones but also the beautiful ones. And that's what The Knot Handbook will show you. Fifty knots you won't be able to live without. Some ...

The Woodburner Handbook

Everything you need to know about woodburning stoves, all in one warm and toasty guidebook. Woodburning stoves are hot! And it’s easy to see why. They save money on fuel, they’re a carbon-neutral way to heat your home and they look positively beautiful in your kitchen or family room. The Woodburner Handbook is your log on the fire of knowledge, teaching you everything you need to know about ...

Woodland Craft

Celebrate the splendor of wood with these wood-crafting projects. From simple woven panels to making a functional yurt, Woodland Craft features an array of easy-to-follow projects that include crafts for the farm, garden, wood fuel, building and domestic use. In fact, there’s something here to satisfy all your project desires! Green wood – wood that has been recently cut and is therefore still ...

Zentangle Art Therapy

Try your hand at calming meditational drawings. If you’re someone who likes to doodle on napkins and scrap paper, then you’re going to thoroughly enjoy the art of Zentangling. This funny, little word is actually an international phenomenon used to reduce stress, increase wellbeing, and enhance relaxation. And while the Zentangle movement is relatively new, its applications are steeped in history ...

Wonderful Whimsical Coloring

Coloring books are not just for children anymore! Adults looking to relieve stress or to meditate or who seek to be creative can achieve these goals with Wonderful, Whimsical Coloring. Inventive and fascinating repeating patterns, created by author Alexis Seabrook, give overworked adults an outlet for relaxation and ingenuity. By filling in small, varied patterns of vivid color by hand, adults ...

Kaffe Fassett's Brilliant Little Patchwork Cushions and Pillows

Bring the brilliance of a Kaffe design in your home. In Kaffe Fassett's Brilliant Little Patchwork Cushions and Pillows, renowned quilt artist Kaffe Fassett offers 20 sumptuous patchwork cushions for you to make an admire. Each of these simple, graphic cushions is presented in fabrics from the Kaffe Fassett Fabric Collection, with their trademark range of colorways and patterns. This cornucopia ...

Scraps, Inc. Vol. 2

Being scrappy can make you oh so happy! Are there left-over scraps of beautiful fabric lying around the house because you just can’t bear to toss them out? Good! Because your love of scrap is about to serve you well as you tackle these fun, easy scrap-based quilting projects in Scraps, Inc. Volume 2. This DIY project-based book will show you how to take bits and pieces from other projects and ...

By the Bundle

Go from “fat” to fab in no time with this inventive, inspirational quilting guide. If you’re a quilter, or hankering to become one, then you probably know we’re talking fat quarters—quarter yard cuts of fabric cut wide. 18" x 22” cuts to be precise. Who can resist a stack of beautifully coordinated fabrics all neatly folded into a bundle and tied with a bow? It’s like getting a stack of ...

Intentional Piecing

Let’s get fussy about fabric! Maybe it’s the rich colors…or the tactile feel…or the fashion vibe it brings to the mix. Fabric has an uncanny ability to transform a project, evoke a mood and deliver a whole, new level of satisfaction to today’s sewist. Intentional Piecing, a sewing workshop in a book from renowned sewer Amy Friend, shows you how to make fabric the star of every project with the ...

Glamour Tees

Learn to turn your tees into super-stylish tops. High-fashion t-shirts are all the rage and it's no wonder why – they're gorgeous, they mix and match with endless pants and skirts, and they can't be beat for comfort. What you may not know yet is that these great tees are also super easy to make! Just a few cuts and quick-to-stitch seams can turn a plain t-shirt into a runway-worthy garment. In ...