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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 ...

Necklaces

If you have ever wanted to venture into the world of jewelry-making but didn’t know where to begin then Necklaces could be the book for you. The fully illustrated step-by-step projects will guide you with ease through a variety of techniques suitable for all levels, even the beginner, enabling you to create individual gifts for loved ones or one-off items to treasure yourself. The collection ...

Making Rustic Furniture

Paul Ruhlmann makes all sorts of furniture, but especially beautiful chairs with refined Shaker lines and woven seats that have a bit of the frontier about them. This video will teach you the entire process of making a rustic chair, including how to select the parts of your project from raw sticks and how to steam-bend posts when necessary, as well as making the joints, finishing and weaving.

Turning Salt & Pepper Shakers and Mills

No book like this anywhere. Finally, just what wood turners and crafters have always wanted: Turning Salt & Pepper Shakers and Mills – a complete book dedicated to turning these household necessities into small works of art. Written by veteran turner Chris West of the UK, it is the last word on crafting shakers in fine woods and high-end materials. Step-by-step instructions. Create one-of-a-kind ...

Installing Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops

If you're replacing your tired kitchen cabinets or are planning to install a new kitchen, this video workshop is a must. With the camera beside him the whole way, master carpenter Tom Law transforms a bare farmhouse addition into a modern country kitchen, complete with floor-to-ceiling pantries and a large island counter. You'll learn how to: hang upper cabinets, fit cabinets to uneven walls and ...

Threads Sewing Made Simple

Hands down, the best introduction to sewing! If you are a new crafter or aspiring sewer, it's just as easy to learn the basics of sewing the right way, right away – and avoid problems from the get-go. Since nobody does sewing better than the folks at Threads, you'll want to get Sewing Made Simple —it's packed with expert advice that makes sewing easy and fun. The perfect refresher course for ...

The Gardener's Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control

'However, unlike many popular books on pest management, this one includes not only directions for managing individual pests, but also pest management theory. It's like the difference between being given a fish and learning to fish.' - San Francisco Chronicle 'This guide walks you through what you need to know to claim control of your garden without harsh chemicals.'- Houston Lifestyles & ...

Making Kitchen Cabinets

Watching Paul Levine will convince you that creating a beautiful kitchen is as easy as building one simple cabinet several times over. Levine's system saves time, anticipates mistakes and allows for corrections. All you need is access to a small workshop with a table saw a router and some common hand tools. What's more, your cabinets will be as handsome as they are strong, featuring sleek lines, ...

Threads Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 2

Completing the series, this one-hour instructional video offers an up-close and personal look at how sewing secrets and shortcuts are done behind the scenes in some of today's top designer studios. It features nationally known sewing maven, Louise Cutting, creator of Cutting Line Design Pattern Company, a popular speaker at sewing expos, an a frequent guest on sewing-related TV shows. Louise ...

Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence

So many of us love the idea of whipping up a fabulous dinner during the week, but when it comes to putting the pan on the flame, we lose confidence. Do I have the skills to pull this off? Do I have the time? The answer is "yes" when you have "Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence "at your fingertips.Award-winning cooking teacher, author, chef, and TV personality Joanne Weir demystifies cooking ...

Fine Woodworking Best Tips on Finishing, Sharpening, Gluing, Storage, and More

Woodworkers are always on the lookout for clever tips or new twists on techniques. That's why Fine Woodworking magazine has such broad appeal; every issue is filled with expert advice on how to become better at the craft. This book brings together nearly 350 shop-tested tips -- from storage solutions and surface preparation; to milling lumber and power-tool strategies; to insights into clamping, ...

Renovation 5th Edition

When it comes to home renovation, there's no substitute for experience. Renovation 5th Edition contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of contractors, architects, and tradespeople who shared their first-hand experience with Mike Litchfield as he interviewed and photographed them on job sites across North America. As a founding editor of Fine Homebuilding magazine, the author of 16 acclaimed ...

Southern Heat

This debut cookbook from Anthony Lamas, Food Network Extreme Chef winner, and Gwen Pratesi is hot. Caliente (hot) because the 140 delicious, inspired recipes featured throughout pay homage to Chef Lamas’ Latin roots. He grew up working in his family’s restaurant and was influenced by his mother’s home cooking, based on traditional Latin and Mexican dishes. Growing up in central California and ...

Simple Tailoring & Alterations

An insider’s secrets to tailoring and making alterations. Master the basics and more with Simple Tailoring & Alterations, a practical guide written by an accomplished costume maker and theatrical tailor. With over thirty years experience in the garment industry, J. Francois-Campbell knows every tailoring trick of the trade and shares them with you. A nip and a tuck for the perfect ...

Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed

In today's home decor, matched furniture is out and individuality is king. Whether these pieces are coming from a flea market, vintage fair, attic, or thrift shop, transforming them into one-of-a-kind home accents takes only a little DIY creativity and attitude. In Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed, author and "Queen of Junk" Sue Whitney provides inspiration for reimagining and refashioning ...