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Hair Accessories

Give your outfit a head start with a stylish and individual hand-made hair accessory. This inspiring new title shows you how to make 20 stunning items, with clear step-by-step photography and instructions that guide you through the process with ease. Dramatic or demure, these crowning glories can then jazz up a casual ensemble or top off a special outfit, and they make the perfect gifts for ...

Beginning Woodcarving

A bumper collection of articles from the pages of 'Woodcarving' magazine covering the essential techniques the novice woodcarver will need to make good progress in levels of confidence and in expertise. Previously published as Woodcarving Techniques for Beginners and Useful Techniques for Woodcarvers.

Letter Carving

Years of experience, right at your fingertips. If you are a beginner or intermediate carver ready to improve your skills, this book is for you. In Letter Carving: Techniques & Projects to Hone Your Skills, Andrew J. Hibberd shares his techniques for carving letters on wood and Portland stone. Projects sure to impress. Hibberd uses projects of his own creation to help carvers master key steps in ...

50 Knitted Dolls

Delight children and adults alike by creating a whole host of fun and fabulous knitted characters from this latest book by best-selling author, Sarah Keen. Inside you'll find 50 knitted dolls in costume and work attire, including graduates, a doctor, fire-fighter, painter and decorator, ballerina, bride and groom, spaceman, snowman, fitness enthusiast and hiker, to name just a few. All the ...

Scrollsaws

The scrollsaw is a versatile machine, which lends itself to a host of practical and decorative projects. It is not difficult to use, and good results can be obtained in a short time, even if you have little or no prior experience of woodworking. In Scrollsaws: A Woodworker's Guide, scrollsaw experts Julie and Fred Byrne tell you all you need to know to get started on this absorbing hobby, from ...

The Big Book of 100 Little Activities

This bumper book of 100 boredom-busting craft activities is all you need to be inspired during those long rainy afternoons, or times when the little ones are climbing the walls, and so are you. Dip in and discover the eight handy sections in The Big Book of 100 Little Activities. Each one is packed with things to do that range from spur-of-the-moment creative play, involving little or no ...

Wire Jewellery

Wire Jewellery explores the exquisite art of using wire and beads or gemstones with crochet and knitting techniques to create stunning and unique pieces of jewellery. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show the reader how to make 30 projects, including earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pendants, tiaras and brooches. All require minimal equipment and are easy to make at home. The projects ...

Handcrafted Cards, Bags, Boxes & Tags

Kate MacFadyen shows you how to create delicate, charming wirecraft embellishments and handcrafted cards, tags, gift boxes and gift bags to mark those special occasions. The book features over 30 projects for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, weddings and parties. Each project has full instructions with easy to follow step-by-step photographs and templates.

Knitted Flowers

Giving flowers is the traditional way to show someone you care. But why not present a loved one with knitted flowers instead of the kind that will be past its best in a few days? These lovely little knitted flower projects are sure to bring a big smile to all who receive them, and will bring you hours of pleasure in making them. In Knitted Flowers, there are 25 pretty projects to choose from, ...

Fine Woodworking's Arts and Crafts Book Rack Plan

Gregory Paolini modeled this book rack after the Gustav Stickley's No. 74 book rack -- with its short design, V-shaped shelves, and D-shaped handholds. But Paolini also made the design his own, replacing wedged tenons with simple through-tenons, adding a shelf, and tapering the end panels for a look reminiscent of the Roycroft designs he loves. Paolini uses a router template to lay out and cut ...

Techno Cozies

Personalise your essential gadget or piece of technological wizardry with a striking handmade techno cozy. This new title Techno Cozies is the ultimate cozy book with 30 projects covering four different crafts and numerous techniques. Choose from a funky collection of knitted, crocheted, felted or sewn cozies to add a stylish edge to your blackberry, laptop or ipod. These fabulous designs, will ...

Woodturning Evolution

Two of the country’s leading woodturners, Nick Agar and David Springett, have collaborated to produce this new and exciting book, Woodturning Evolution. Together, they have developed a novel approach to woodturning using thin, narrow planks of wood (usually of little use to woodturners) to produce hollow, twisted vessels. This turning method is described in detail and there are 14 designs, each ...

500 Workshop Tips & Jigs

This remarkable book brings together the collective wisdom of the most inventive group of woodworkers you could hope to find: the readers of GMC’s woodworking magazines, who regularly send in their favorite tips for publication. Carpenters, cabinetmakers, router users, turners, carvers, do-it-yourself enthusiasts – everyone who works with wood is guaranteed to find a wealth of ...

Teach Yourself to Sew - Season 5

Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5 – plan ahead for success! Fifth in the series, this segment of Teach Yourself to Sew demonstrates why the right preparation is critical to sewing success whether you’re a beginner or more advanced. This DVD will get you off to a great start with expert guidance from the Threads team of Executive Editor Judith Neukam and Associate Editor Stephani Miller. What you ...

Crocheted Accessories

This sumptuous step-by-step guide unites traditional crochet skills with contemporary fashion styles and icons. Crocheted Accessories introduces crocheters of all abilities to a new vista of exciting possibilities. The booklet aims to give beginners the confidence to tackle exciting projects, as well as inspire intermediate crochet makers to develop new skills and dexterity.Vanessa Mooncie takes ...