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Simple Jewelry

Jewelry making is satisfying and fun, especially with an easy-to-follow book like Simple Jewelry. Whether you want to create a conversation piece for yourself, or as a gift for someone special, you will be able to craft this jewelry with ease. The basic techniques section covers skills from knotting to proper methods for working with wire, metal, beads, resin, and other tactile materials. Even ...

Handmade Lampshades

Illuminate your home décor with Handmade Lampshades. This inspiring, tantalizing project book shines a light on the most artistic, well made, innovative, and beautiful lampshades you can now make yourself. Bursting with 750 gorgeous photographs to spark your creativity, as well as a multitude of tried-and-true tips and ideas, Handmade Lampshades features 16 contemporary projects presented in ...

sew + quilt

In sew + quilt, Susan Beal provides clear, step-by-step instructions for 4 fundamental hand-stitching techniques and 4 foundational quilt blocks as the foundation for learning how to use hand-stitching as an embellishment to add texture and color to quilt projects. Each fundamental technique includes a small project as a learning tool, followed by 12 more-generous yet accessible patchwork ...

Tatting Patterns

Each pattern includes easy-to-follow instructions and clear charts for guidance. All the patterns are very versatile and can be adapted to a multitude of uses, from jewellery to window hangers.

Fine Woodworking's Tool Cabinet Plan

This hanging tool cabinet covers only about 12 sq. ft. of wall, but can hold more than 300 tools. It does this through judicious use of space, holding tools on the inside surfaces of the main doors and on both sides of interior hinged panels, drawers and cubbyholes throughout, and storage space behind the cabinet. The carcase is a simple box connected with finger joints. The central gallery and ...

Earrings

Magpie books are ideal for all those who can’t get enough of ‘shiny, pretty things’ and would love to learn how to make sweet, fun and funky pieces of jewellery for themselves, friends and family. Here’s a fabulous new series of books to show you how to make 20 lovely items that are inexpensive and easy-to-make for all skill-levels, especially the novice crafter. The simple techniques and ...

Arts and Crafts Side Chair

This Arts and Crafts style chair fits comfortably in a dining room or a library. The upholstered, deep seat and curved back rest contribute to the comfort of the chair. With its coopered back splat and angled joinery, it offers plenty of construction challenges, but a variety of jigs and templates help you to handle the curves and angles. With the templates and detailed instructions provided, ...

Bead Bracelets

Baubles, bangles, and beads have never been so stylish – or so irresistible. Bead Bracelets from Threads Selects will spark your imagination with 15 charming projects that run the gamut from cute as a button vintage to contemporary woven bands. Whatever your experience in jewelry making, this 32-page booklet provides all you need to make every single project shown – either to treat yourself or ...

Wisdom for Hen Keepers

A chicken coop in the backyard is all the rage! Keeping chickens is not just for farmers anymore. And for new enthusiasts, Wisdom for Hen Keepers is the resource you'll want to consult for solid guidance on successfully raising chickens on a small scale. 500 proven tips from an expert. Whether you reside in the country or in a bustling city, this delightful collection of 500 chicken-raising ...

Making Heirloom Boxes

Peter Lloyd shares his skills and excellence in producing exquisite, solid wood boxes. Their seductive, satin-smooth finish and fine detailing beg to be touched and demonstrate beautifully Peter's trademark of using no material other than wood - even for the hinges. Follow his original designs, with clear, step-by-step instructions and photography with full plans, to achieve one-off pieces to ...

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 ...

Bead & Wire Fashion Jewelry

Make gorgeous jewelry and make a fashion statement. Fill your jewelry box with spectacular statement pieces with the help of Bead & Wire Fashion Jewelry. Learn basic beading skills and how to combine wire, fabrics, and a range of fanciful materials to make the latest looks in stylish jewelry. For beginners and experienced jewelry makers. Whether you've never picked up a bead or are skilled and ...

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 ...

Mini Crochet Creatures

The interest in Japanese amigurumi is explored in minature in this charming new title. Gorgeous and cute, these projects may be small but they are bursting with personality, making perfect gifts for friends and family. These tiny creatures can be used in a variety of imaginative ways—as key rings, jewelry accessories or just displayed as adorable trinkets in their own right. All the basic ...

Little Crochet Projects

Use up those little balls of leftover yarn by crocheting these clever Little Crochet Projects. Learn to make a wide range of useful and attractive items for your home as well as stunning hand crafted gifts. These 12 imaginative projects are suitable for beginners and experienced crocheters alike; all include step-by-step instructions and gorgeous color photographs. The projects are small and ...