New 2018 Fall Supplement Catalog
Inside this catalog you will find an impressive array of new Fall 2018 titl es,in a broad range of popular subjects from paper crafts, jewelry making, and quilting to woodworking and home improvement. I am particularly pleased to draw your attention to two completely new imprints, each representing an entirely new subject area for Fox Chapel Publishing:
Happy Fox Books are for children and all of those who enjoy beautifully illustrated books. As the name Happy Fox suggests, these books are fun and created with the purpose of bringing happiness to our readers. Leading the new imprint is our exciting new BigFoot line—the first ever seek and find books featuring the elusive and loveable BigFoot! Featuring spectacular panoramas and hundreds of
whimsical creatures, they offer a fun way for kids to learn about the world we live in. Five new BigFoot titles will be released this year. For more about Happy Fox Books, please see pages of the catalog 4–9.
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Fox Chapel is also entering journal publishing in a big way this year, with no less than forty beautiful new products under our new Quiet Fox Designs imprint! These exquisite volumes include guided journals, lined journals, unlined journals, and “dot” journals—all made with archival-quality, acid-free 200-year paper. We are seeing an especially enthusiastic response to our Dean Russo Lined Journals,
featuring a popular animal artist with a vibrant style and a big following. For more about Quiet Fox Designs, please see catalog pages 10–17.
Other outstanding highlights include:
Making Poor Man’s Guitars page 3
Shane Speal, the “King of the Cigar Box Guitar,” brings the making of music and musical instruments back to its roots, with authentic stories of American DIY music and step-by-step projects.
Life of the Party Papercrafting page 19
The elegant art of Valerie McKeehan from Lily & Val is enjoying a tremendous surge of popularity. Her new paper crafting kit provides everything readers need to organize a successful party.
Classic to Contemporary String Quilts page 26
Popular quilting teacher and bestselling author Mary M. Hogan offers 14 projects with a fresh take on a fun, time-honored quilt making technique.
Rock Art Handbook page 32
Samantha Sarles has created her own art and DIY-centered brand, with 30,000+ followers on Instagram, 100,000+ followers on Facebook, and her rock doodling video with nearly 2 million views.
Making Inventive Wooden Toys page 43
Bob Gilsdorf, the bestselling author of Zany Wooden Toys, is back with 32 creative projects that combine ingenuity and woodworking with real-life lessons in science, technology, engineering, and math—aka STEM.
President • Alan @ FoxChapelPublishing.com