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Couture Sewing: The Couture Cardigan Jacket

Make this signature jacket for yourself. Coco Chanel’s designs have captivated the imaginations of fashion lovers for generations. Now, with The Couture Cardigan Jacket, home sewers can create their own high-fashion jackets with the impeccable look and fine detailing of the iconic original. Renowned instructor Claire B. Shaeffer reveals designer secrets.This book and DVD set provides you with ...

Bowl Turning

ScrapTherapy® Scraps Plus One!

'In my mind, it makes more sense to start with the scraps, cutting them up following a simple plan. Then you are ready to select and sew the scrap pieces into controlled scrappy projects.' - Joan Ford, Author 'Joan Ford once again sets out to help you tackle your never-ending stash of leftover fabric. Her approach in this book is to take your scraps and add one inspiration, whether that is one ...

Built-Ins Idea Book

Built-ins can make any house more functional, livable, personalized, and comfortable, and they cost much less to construct and install than a whole-room remodel. In this completely revised and updated edition of Built-Ins Idea Book, Heather J. Paper has collected inspirational and practical storage solutions for every room of the house. By reclaiming space that would otherwise go unused, ...

Build Stuff with Wood

Build Stuff with Wood is a true beginner's guide to woodworking, aimed at anyone who is interested in the craft but has little to no tools and no real idea where to start. The idea behind the book is to begin with a few portable power tools (cordless drill, jigsaw, etc.), build a bunch of cool projects with that basic kit, and then add skills and tools as you go. For example, adding a small ...

Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking

Through these three classic volumes, it's easy to see why we and woodworkers the world over consider Tage Frid a most cherished woodworking icon. His passion has inspired countless enthusiasts and even shaped the course of the craft today. In this limited-edition set (only 10,000 copies have been printed), the dean of American woodworking teachers brings to your shop more than half a century of ...

Cake Keeper Cakes

Few things are as satisfying as a sweet snack that's mouthwateringly moist. So skip the cookie jar and head for the cake keeper. In Cake Keeper Cakes, Lauren Chattman, the author of Dessert Express, presents simple and delicious recipes that stand up to everyday eating. Made from only the most wholesome ingredients, Lauren's heavenly creations include Espresso-Hazelnut Bundt Cake, Banana and ...

Sewing for Plus Sizes

Everyone looks great in clothes that fit, no matter what your size. If ready-to-wear doesn't do it for you, let Barbara Deckert teach you how to sew for your plus-size body with Sewing for Plus Sizes. She will guide you through the process of selecting designs, fabrics, and colors that flatter plus- and super-size figures. In addition, you'll get great techniques for sizing up any pattern (even ...

Dining Tables

The sixth book in Taunton's Furniture Projects series, Dining Tables features nine attractive, practical projects in a variety of different styles. There's Country, Shaker, traditional Colonial, even Queen Anne. These projects are designed to provide a suitable place for a gathering, as well as enhance a family's special occasions.

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds

In this 21st installment of Kaffe Fassett's ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe has chosen to show off his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favorite medallion quilt blocks. Photographed on location at the world-famous Hidcote Manor Garden in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, these delectable quilts find their perfect setting among the brilliant flower ...

Not So Big Remodeling

Sometimes small changes can have a big impact. But many homeowners looking for more living space still insist on building expensive additions or completely rebuilding their home. In the latest groundbreaking step in the “Not So Big” revolution Not So Big Remodeling, Sarah Susanka and Marc Vassallo demonstrate how carefully chosen tweaks and simple additions can make a home seem much larger and ...

Rustic Furniture Basics

Here's an opportunity to create something truly unique by using woodworking techniques that are as "green" as it gets. By collecting branches and logs, recycled lumber, or scavenged wood from old buildings, you can build rustic furniture with a distinctive look -- and a primitive, earthy charm. But before you get started, you'll need the guidance of a seasoned furniture maker. And it's all here ...

Fanciful Folk Art Coloring Book

Unwind and escape into another time and place with Fanciful Folk Art. Adult coloring books are so popular right now and there are excellent reasons why: they help relieve stress, they provide a great creative outlet, and--perhaps most importantly—they are fun! This coloring book is a whimsical collection of 47 detailed drawings. Choose between: woodland scenes animals in nature village ...

Furniture You Can Build

Framing Roofs

This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and updated content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this extensive revision collects all the latest roof framing articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine -- from cutting rafters and framing roof valleys to building dormers and working with roof trusses. The contributors offer ...