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Painting Classic Barn Quilts

Barn quilts carry the heartfelt tradition of paying homage to a lost loved one. Now, you can incorporate this charming lore inside your home, rather than outside of it. Painting Classic Barn Quilts is a complete guide to the entire process of making and painting both traditional and non-traditional barn quilts. With 12 step-by-step projects and easy-to-follow instructions on how to prep, design, ...

Wood Mosaic Projects

Discover a fresh, new woodcraft! Cut and piece together wooden quilt blocks to make 5 elaborate yet accessible wall hangings inspired by traditional quilt designs made with wood. Covering all the basics beginners need to know, Wood Quilt Blocks is an exciting and inventive source of inspiration!

Get Started Die-Cut Crafting

Perfect for sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, and a variety of other arts and crafts, die-cutting machines are changing the way people enjoy their favorite hobbies – and this complete how-to manual is here to help! With overviews on the top three brands – Cricut, Silhouette, and Brother – step-by-step instructions for cutting different materials, troubleshooting, handy hacks, and more than 20 ...

Alphabet Friendship Bracelets

Learn how to make personalized gifts for your friends by adding names, inspiring words, and special messages to make your friendship bracelets one-of-a-kind! This quick and simple guide will show you step-by-step braiding techniques to take your knotted crafts to the next level, plus an inspiring tutorial on how to make your own original pattern. Author Suzanne McNeill has written more than 230 ...

Gelli® Printing, Expanded Edition

Discover the amazing Gelli® plate—a revolutionary printmaking surface that makes it easy to produce one-of-a-kind artwork with amazing colors and textures! Gelli® Printing will show you how to use gelatin printing to create 32 stunning designs of layered prints, decorative pages for art journals, fabric for quilting, handmade greeting cards, and more! This newly expanded edition contains an ...

Picture Friendship Bracelets

Learn how to make personalized gifts for your friends by adding pictures, shapes, symbols, other charming images to make your friendship bracelets pop! This quick and simple guide will show you step-by-step braiding techniques to take your knotted crafts to the next level, plus an inspiring tutorial on to make your own original pattern. Author Suzanne McNeill has written more than 230 craft and ...

Chica and Jo Craft with Nail Polish

Crafting with nail polish is fast, easy, and perfect for everyone! Learn how to add marbling effects to coffee mugs and dishware, give splashes of color to sunglasses and phone cases, and embellish shoes, hair accessories, and so much more. Chica and Jo Craft with Nail Polish features 20 fun projects that can be accomplished in minutes with step-by-step instructions for painting techniques on a ...

Organza Hoop Art

Add a wow factor to your embroidery and discover fresh, eye-catching embroidery designs! Using sheer fabric and a few adjustments to basic embroidery techniques, author Sarah Godfrey’s approach is beginner-friendly so anyone can accomplish this exciting embroidery style. Featuring 12 botanical patterns, step-by-step instructions, and so much more, see your stitches in a whole new light! 

Creative Crochet Projects

Whether you want to learn how to crochet or you’re looking for new projects to try, Creative Play with Crochet is for you! Featuring 12 projects that start easy and introduce a new technique one design at a time, this exciting guide contains crochet patterns you won’t find anywhere else! Filled with personality and color, follow step-by-step instructions and skill-building tutorials to create a ...

Pyrography Special Edition

Filled with 25 step-by-step woodburning projects for artists of any skill level, Pyrography is sure to inspire! Also included are technique lessons, practice exercises for beginners, full-size pyrography patterns, astonishing artist profiles, product reviews, safety and cleaning tips, and so much more. From burning a dynamic steam engine train and personalized pet photos to making a dream ...

Pocket Guide to Sewing 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 ...

Sewing Face Masks, Scrub Caps, Arm Slings, and More

Sewing Face Masks, Scrub Caps, Arm Slings, and More features 14 easy and intentional sewing projects and patterns that are thoughtful, practical, and important. From face masks and scrub caps to arm slings, fidget blankets, and so much more, you’ll not only learn how to sew and practice basic sewing skills, but you’ll create items and accessories that are crucial for those who need them most.

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 over 150 stylish DIY earring designs. With step-by-step instructions, high-quality photography, and helpful tips and tricks, you’ll be able to make dozens of beautiful copper wire earrings with unique formations and beaded details!

Thread Painting a Garden Quilt

From free motion quilting to adding borders to blocks, quilters will learn several techniques for thread painting using 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.

Sewing Scrap Blocks with Character

Create scrap blocks like you’ve never seen! This one-of-a-kind book features 60 fresh and modern patchwork character patterns organized by season, holiday, or specific category – including baby animals and even cat yoga poses. Including both machine and hand stitching, each scrap block pattern template is easy-to-use and includes helpful instructions and diagrams so you can make the most of your ...