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Making Flower Fairies from Junk

Create a whimsical fairy world that you won’t believe can be made from items you’d normally throw away! This imaginative craft project book features step-by-step instructions, photography and over 100 detail stickers for tons of flower fairy projects that require just a few everyday objects. From toadstools and flower gardens to butterfly mobiles and fairy lanterns, kids will love building a ...

Making Hot Rod Racers From Junk

Build 5 lightning-fast race cars that once completed, you won’t even recognize came from junk! With easy-to-follow instructions, helpful tips, and painting instructions, these exciting hotrod racers are a great way to introduce children to the joys of upcycling and repurposing throwaway objects. Also included are racing fun facts, a vocabulary glossary, a bonus champion’s trophy project, and ...

Making Spacecraft from Junk

Reuse common household items to build super cool spaceships! With step-by-step photo-illustrated directions, create 5 intergalactic spaceships that once completed, you won’t even recognize came from junk. A great way to teach kids about the joys of upcycling, projects are easy-to-follow and contain helpful construction tips and painting instructions. Also included are out-of-this-world space ...

Making Thunder Wings from Junk

Build 5 sky-soaring aircraft using this epic project guide and easy-to-find household materials you’d otherwise throw away! With step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, helpful tips, and painting instructions, these jet-fueled machines are a great way to introduce children to upcycling and repurposing old objects. Also included are amazing fun facts, a vocabulary glossary, bonus ...

Making Copper Wire Earrings

Transform simple copper wire into stunning works of wearable art! From best-selling author and popular artist Lora Irish, learn expert techniques to create dozens of stylish DIY earring designs. With step-by-step instructions, high-quality photography, lists of materials and tools (including common household items, like medicine jars), and helpful tips and tricks, you’ll be able to make dozens ...

Animal Friends to Knit & Crochet

Try something completely new – and completely adorable – in your knitting and crochet with this must-have project book for crafters and makers! Featuring 30 animal needlework crafts, from owls and rabbits to hedgehogs, penguins, and so much more, each project includes 2 alternative knitting and crochet patterns to use according to your preference. Also provided are detailed instructions for both ...

Creating Scrap Blocks with Character

Create scrap blocks like you’ve never seen! This one-of-a-kind scrap block pattern book features 60 fresh and modern patchwork block character patterns, including charming baby dragons, raccoons, elephants, lions, bunnies, foxes, and more. Ranging from traditional paper piecing sewing to a whimsical drawing and sewing technique, each scrap block pattern template is easy-to-use and includes ...

Pocket Guide to Notions

Learn everything you need to know about every kind of notion, how to use them properly, and how to care for and store them! From understanding the difference between permanent and wash-away adhesives, what size rotary cutter you need, the proper way to store scissors, and so much more, this guide is perfect for keeping with all of your craft supplies and taking with you to the store when ...

Pocket Guide to Stabilizers

Whether you’re working with woven or sheer fabrics, correctly choose which stabilizer you need and learn how to best use it with this resourceful pocket-sized book, Pocket Guide to Stabilizers. Containing over 50 pages of helpful information on types of fabrics, stabilizers, how to properly hoop each fabric, and so much more, you won’t want to start another project without this guide. Take it ...

Cute Critters

Embroider a menagerie of 30 adorable animals! From a sweet giraffe to a sly little red fox, Cute Critters features step-by-step instructions and dozens of easy-to-use patterns to create embroidery hoops for all your favorite animals with charming floral details. Embroidery patterns range from simple to more complicated so there’s something for everyone to try! With a basic introduction on ...

12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife

Turn a block of wood into a functional heirloom-to-be! A compilation of woodcarving projects from various artists, 12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife features 15 step-by-step, beginner-friendly projects ranging from a simple love spoon to a rustic bread bowl. Showcasing the beautiful work from an array of talented wood artists, craftsmen, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributors, this guide to ...

Beginner's Guide to Flat-Plane Carving

This approachable method of carving is perfect for beginners and experienced carvers alike! Featuring 15 wood animal projects that focus on the flat-plane style of woodcarving, each design has little to no rounded edges and can be accomplished in just one day. From rabbits and ravens to polar bears and reindeer, learn the super simple Scandinavian flat-plane techniques, further your skills, and ...

Pyrography Style Handbook

A must-have resource for any beginner or intermediate pyrographer, this is a comprehensive guide to all of the major styles used in pyrography. Including 31 finished samples and line art, author and respected pyrography artist Lora Irish provides step-by-step instructions for each art style, from silhouettes, engraving, and cross hatching to pointillism, realism, pencil shading, and texture ...

Thread Painting Block of the Month

From free motion quilting to adding borders to blocks, quilters will learn dozens of techniques for thread painting use raw edge applique. Showing each step for building the quilt and how to thread paint with various embellishments, step-by-step instructions and coordinating photography will guide readers through to the completion of a beautiful thread painted quilt.

Modern Faux Flower Projects

Flowers breathe fresh air into our home décor, but constantly replacing and maintaining fresh flowers can be expensive and tricky. Learn how to make lovely, long-lasting home décor using silk flowers to create 12 beautiful arrangements, wreaths, garlands, wall hangings, tabletop centerpieces, and other innovative projects. Arranged by spring, summer, autumn, and winter DIY creations, this book ...