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Creating Wooden Jewelry

Taking jewelry design beyond metal, this comprehensive guide teaches woodworking skills through a series of 20 beautiful and accessible jewelry projects. Creating Wooden Jewelry will enable jewelers to discover how knowledge of this craft can open up new perspectives for their art.

Macrame for Home Decor

Macramé for Home Decor is filled with creative ideas for using natural macramé craft cords to make modern home décor. Readers will discover the 12 essential knots they need to create cool, contemporary macramé, with beautiful color photographs and 40 step-by-step projects for stylish decorating.

Woodburning Realistic Animals

Woodburning Realistic Animals shows how to create amazingly lifelike portraits of domestic animals and wildlife with 20 step-by-step projects plus skill-building tutorials for creating realistic eyes, noses, short fur, long fur, hair, manes, whiskers, and feathers.

Wow Jewelry

This book will teach you how to make DIY fashion jewelry with a unique look and individual style. Wow Jewelry is packed with pretty, attention-grabbing statement jewelry projects that you can make yourself in one sitting.

Morse Code Quilts

Use the dots and dashes of Morse code to create unique quilts with secret messages such as names, favorite quotations, sayings, simple sentiments, and more. Morse Code Quilts features 6 wonderful projects that express the aesthetic of modern quilts.

One-Stitch Baby Knits

One-Stitch Baby Knits features 25 simple patterns for practical but adorable baby knits, designed for small babies aged 0-18 months. Each garment is made entirely with the garter stitch—the easiest stitch in knitting—making these projects accessible to beginners and quick and simple for more experienced knitters.

Yearn to Burn: A Pyrography Master Class

Take your woodburning art to the next level by taking a masterclass with award-winning pyrographer Simon Easton! This inspired sequel to Learn to Burn offers the opportunity to advance your skills with guidance from a master craftsman. Thirty new projects with clear instructions and step-by-step photographs fit a wide variety of occasions and decors.

Classic to Contemporary String Quilts

From wall hangings to full-size bed quilts, these 14 fun stash-busting projects take string quilts in a new direction. Mary M. Hogan uses strips and scraps of fabric to reimagine traditional and beloved quilt blocks as string blocks.

Embroidered Lettering

Learn how to use the traditional craft of embroidery to add a modern message to coasters, tote bags, throw pillows, tea towels, monograms, luggage tags, and more. Embroidered Lettering features 25 projects, step-by-step instructions for 24 stitches, and 7 alphabet templates.

Slingshots & Key Hooks

Transform found wood into artfully designed crafts such as a slingshot, whistle, jump rope, cup and ball game, key hook, table brush, and more. This beautifully illustrated book includes 15 step-by-step projects and advice on how to responsibly forage for wood.

Leather Crafting Starter Book

Anyone who wants to learn leather crafting can get started right away with this book's step-by-step presentations of basic techniques, from stitching and hand sewing to dyeing, punching, applique, pyrography, and more. 16 outstanding projects range from simple to complex designs.

Little Book of Wooden Boxes

This craftsman's companion celebrates 31 of the woodturners, furniture artists, and elite craftsmen from around the world who have taken box-making to a higher level of aesthetic form. Each artist’s profile includes full-color, studio-quality photographs of their most spectacular work, along with insights on their design ideas and objectives.

Stained Glass Projects for Beginners

This complete beginner’s guide to decorative stained glass work features 31 step-by-step projects for copper foiled and leaded window panels, candle holders, mirror and picture frames, lightcatchers, and more. Expert methods for cutting and polishing, tracing patterns and soldering are explained with the novice in mind.

Colorful Batik Panel Quilts

Colorful Batik Panel Quilts shows how to make bold, graphic and joyous art quilt projects and home décor using batik panels created by Indonesian artisans. Readers can explore the many creative possibilities of working with fabric panels with this inspirational book as their guide.

Contemporary Paper-Pieced Quilts

This modern and contemporary introduction to foundation piecing offers eight simple, skill-building projects that progressively build the quilter’s confidence to try more involved patterns.