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Quick & Easy Quilts

Quick & Easy Quilts is a collection of 20 simple and colorful quilt projects perfect for beginners or quilters who want to start and finish a project in a weekend. The bright and fresh designs, clear instructions, and tips and shortcuts will have quilters of all skill levels starting—and finishing!—a quilt in just a few days. 20 projects include 12 quilts and 8 smaller projects all feature ...

Tage Frid

Tage Frid is known as the "Dean of American Woodworking." Over his 50-year career as a woodworker, educator, and author, he helped thousands learn woodworking. This DVD video is an opportunity to visit the master in his shop and home and listen to him as he shares his wisdom. In this rare documentary Frid shows you how to build several pieces and discusses how his philosophy of designing around ...

Box Making

Aimed at keen woodworkers of all levels, Box Making features 25 projects to suit all tastes.  From traditional dovetailed and finger-jointed boxes to those using more adventurous, state-of-the-art construction methods, you’ll find plenty of imaginative designs to choose from.  Boxes are grouped into three categories: classic boxes, those that use marquetry and veneering, and boxes with curves.  ...

Biscuit Joinery

Using skills learned from over 30 years as a professional cabinet maker, Frank Klausz brings you shop-proven advice and instruction to help you turn out handsome bookcases and cabinets using biscuit joinery. You'll see firsthand exactly how to do the work?the tools, the techniques, and timesaving tricks that can help you work efficiently. Frank takes you step-by-step from start to finish, ...

Scented Soaps

To use a scented herbal soap is to partake of an element of ritual used down the centuries. Since time immemorial, aromatic oils, perfumes and herbs have been used to cleanse, anoint and scent the body for hygiene, medicinal purposes, worship and spiritual well-being. Yet today, we take many of the toiletries we use for granted. We don’t know how they are made or what goes into them. So why not ...

Fine Woodworking Tables and Chairs

A collection of top-rated projects – all in one gorgeous book. At Fine Woodworking, our editors are always on the lookout for quality projects in a variety of styles that meet our standards. Those that do are featured in our magazine, on our website, in videos and some are available in print and digital plans. And now for your enjoyment, 18 of our favorite table and chair projects are showcased ...

Crocheted Sea Creatures

So much to sea and do—that’s Crocheted Sea Creatures! Get ready to swan dive into this fun, colorful collection of crocheted sea creature projects that will enchant children and adults alike. Crocheted Sea Creatures, the new book in the popular Knitted series, features 15 aquatic friends from all over the world to make—including a turtle, whale, shark, starfish and sea horse. You’ll discover ...

Fine Woodworking Chests and Cabinets

The comprehensive woodworking sourcebook. Finally the best casework projects from America's foremost woodworking magazine are assembled in one book, Chests and Cabinets. For years woodworkers, seeking the finest woodworking projects, have turned to Fine Woodworking magazine, FineWoodworking.com, and Fine Woodworking-branded digital and print plans to create exquisite furniture projects. Now you ...

Hand Planes in the Workshop

If you are like many woodworkers, you own hand planes but never learned how to use them to their best advantage. In Hand Planes in the Workshop, teacher and plane expert Mario Rodriguez shows the basics of using planes and how four basic planes -- the jointer, the smooth plane, the shoulder plane, and the block plane -- can change the way you do woodworking. In this video you'll learn how ...

Practical Sew & Mend

What do you do when a button pops off your shirt, the hem unravels on a dress, or your skirt becomes too tight around the waist – throw it away or fix it? This practical guide shows everyone who was never taught how to thread a needle, sew on a button, or darn a hole how to tackle these tasks, and much more. With this straightforward “make do and mend” guide you’ll learn to fix your favorite ...

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 ...

Woodworking with Hand Tools

For woodworkers, hand tools put the emphasis on the process of woodworking rather than the result. Yet hand tools also are essential to the highest level of craftsmanship, bringing a refinement to work that machines alone cannot produce. Whether using hand tools alone as a source of pleasure, quality, or efficiency, or in combination with machines, woodworker can trust the information in ...

How to Quilt

No prior quilting or sewing experience is necessary! Utterly approachable and friendly in style, How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner is a simple-to-follow project based book for the first-time quilter. It is written in a simple and straightforward style, enhanced with beautiful illustrations and vibrant photographs throughout. The ultimate go-to guide. Written with ...

Couture Sewing: The Couture Skirt

Sew a signature skirt for yourself. An expert on Chanel's clothing, Claire B. Shaeffer shares her unique insider-expertise of the couture industry.  In her latest book, Couture Sewing: The Couture Skirt, she takes home sewers through each detailed step required to cut, fit, stitch, and construct a perfect designer-quality couture skirt. Professional instruction from a renowned fashion expert! ...

Serger Techniques

A quick and easy way to master the serger. In under an hour, Serger Techniques with Pamela Leggett, a video workshop gets you up to speed on operating your machine and using for more than cleaning up raw edges. Know your way around your machine inside and out. Popular instructor Pamela Leggett explains how a serger works and walks you through the process, sharing tips that are helpful and ...