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Fresh Modern Quilts from Traditional Blocks

Quilt outside of your comfort zone! This must-have project book is designed to build your confidence as a dedicated or intermediate quilter and will inspire you to transfer your traditional blocks to beautiful modern quilts. Including step-by-step projects that combine fabrics from different lines and genres with clear guidelines to encourage mixing and matching, you’ll no longer fear the play ...

Creating Wooden Jewelry

The first-ever comprehensive guide to creating wooden jewelry, learn and practice several woodworking skills - including jointing, turning, steaming, polishing, staining, painting, beveling, inlaying, and more - to discover a brand new art perspective! Combining wood with other media, from silver to silicon, you’ll create 20 beautiful and accessible jewelry projects that take jewelry beyond ...

Lettering for Absolute Beginners

An absolute must-have guide for beginners, this is an interactive workbook designed to teach you how to create gorgeous lettering with any pen on any surface, no brush pen or calligraphy nib necessary! You’ll learn how to draw letters, words, inspirational phrases, and bible verses in multiple alphabet styles by practicing outlining letters and thickening downstrokes. Perforated traceable ...

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 100 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 of ...

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 beautiful arrangements, wreaths, garlands, wall hangings, tabletop centerpieces, and other innovative projects. Arranged by spring, summer, autumn, and winter DIY creations, this book also ...

My Spiritual Journey

Encouraging reflective writing and spiritual insight, My Spiritual Journey is a beautiful guided journal that asks the hard questions to help you ground yourself in gratitude, find connections, and know your soul. With author and artist Joanne Fink’s gorgeous lettering, illustrations, thought-provoking prompts, from “How can you explain the unexplainable?” to “When do you feel most alive?”, 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 ...

Ultimate Guide to Furniture Repair & Refinishing, 2nd Revised Edition

Whether you have beloved family heirloom that needs fixing up or want to renovate bargain furniture, this Ultimate Guide to Furniture Repair & Refinishing can help you get the job done! With more than 500 color step-by-step instructions, photographs, and detailed drawings, this authoritative DIY guide will show you everything you need to know, from simple repairs to full restorations! Learn what ...

Basket-Weaving Crafts

Basket-Weaving Crafts is a must-have beginner’s guide to basketry! Featuring 22 contemporary projects, step-by-step instructions and illustrations, and high-quality photography, this book is the gateway to creating modern masterpieces. An introduction explains all the materials and basic techniques in easy-to-understand descriptions before continuing on to the projects, from a serving tray and ...

Big Book of Embroidery

A visual encyclopedia of stitches, the Big Book of Embroidery is the essential, go-to reference guide for both beginner and experienced embroiderers. Containing 237 popular embroidery stitches and techniques for loop stitches, straight stitches, woven stitches, and more, this book provides detailed close-up photography and step-by-step illustrations and captions. Followed by 29 projects for ...

Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes

Put your wood carving skills to practical use! This must-have book features 13 wood carving projects with step-by-step instructions and photography for creative and elegant walking sticks. Including projects for both intermediate and advanced wood carvers, painting and finishing instructions are provided, as well as helpful information on types of wood used, methods for joining a head to a ...

Hello Angel Fun & Fantastic Coloring Collection

Let your imagination bloom as you color page after page of beautifully intricate designs! Coloring artist Angelea Van Dam gets you started with gorgeously colored examples and helpful hints on dazzling coloring techniques like layering, blending, and patterning. Guided Coloring Pages make coloring easy for beginners with ready-to-use color palettes.

Hidden Picture Puzzles at the Zoo

Bust out your binoculars! Hidden Picture Puzzles at the Zoo is filled with over 40 full-page black and white hidden puzzle pictures, all from inside the zoo. With more than 400 secret items and animals for children to find within each illustration, from cute monkeys to tough lions, they’ll be on the prowl for hours! They’ll also learn while they play by reading the mini fun facts in the margins ...

How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken & Build an Igloo

Curious to know what to do if you get caught in an avalanche? Ever wondered how to stop a runaway horse? Want to impress people by predicting the weather or telling time without a clock (or an iPhone app)? How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken & Build an Igloo is filled with 75 wilderness skills, from practical to potentially useless. Told with a sense of humor and a lot of interesting ...

Joy of Chip Carving

The final book from the leading icon in US wood chip carving, Wayne Barton offers his expert instruction and inspiration based on a lifetime of study, understanding, practice, and achievement. Detailing his philosophies and methodologies on line and design, how to layout, carve, and finish, and even including his highly sought-after Barton Capitals and Foliated Alphabet templates that have never ...