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Beginner's Guide to Making Mosaics

Transform areas and items in your home into beautiful works of art! Unique and fun to do, this introductory guide to mosaic art covers everything from window sills and wall murals to flower pots and picture frames. You’ll learn everything you to know about the materials, tools, and techniques, and create 16 beautiful mosaic projects with step-by-step photography and captions.

Carving Small Characters in Wood

Making tedious techniques more approachable, Carving Small Characters in Wood offers simple methods in a smaller format to carve compact caricatures with personality. With step-by-step directions and photography, you’ll be able to learn and appreciate this form of miniature character wood carving. Starting off with basic lessons then slowly progressing into greater, more detailed challenges, ...

Carving Undercover Santas

He’s always watching, but ever wonder how? Carving Undercover Santas features 12 patterns with step-by-step instructions for carving Santa in disguises during his off-season! From a Principal and Park Ranger Santa to a Lifeguard and Basketball Coach Santa, make St. Nick part of your décor all year-round!

Cozy Cottage & Cabin Designs

Ever dreamed of having your own cozy cabin nestled in the woods? This book will help you find the perfect efficient small home! With over 200 functional floor plans for cabins, cottages, a-frames, vacation homes, and apartment garages, select and order these expertly prepared plans that also include construction blueprints and CAD packages!

Leather Pyrography

For absolute beginners or passionate wood burners that are curious to work on a new medium, this book by pyrography teacher Michele Y. Parsons is a must-have, detailed guide to leather pyrography. Containing six projects for a bookmark, key fob, journal cover, and more, as well as step-by-step instructions and photography, you’ll learn a completely new way to burn! Understand different types of ...

Making Marbled Paper

Discover and fall in love with the ancient art of marbling paint in this modern guide! With more than 30 different patterns to create and a step-by-step interactive workbook to encourage practice, you’ll learn all the marbling techniques, from chevron and feathering to stone and scallop. You’ll also learn how to float paint on water, create intricate patterns with unusual tools, and so many more ...

Paracord Projects For Camping and Outdoor Survival

A simple strand of paracord can save your life. Find out how in this book! Whether you’re camping, hiking, or simply on a walk and find yourself in an emergency situation, cordage is one of the most useful and important items a person can have. From creating fire with paracord to its medical uses, author Bryan Lynch shares his expert knowledge on over 60 projects pertaining to paracord, as well ...

Plus Size Knits

No longer are the days you need to be disappointed by knitting large versions of clothes. Plus Size Knits contains 25 stylish patterns, from pullover sweaters to cozy cardigans and more, that have been specifically designed for plus sized women. Resulting in sweaters and accessories that are well-constructed, flattering, and perfect for you!

Quilting with Kids

Enjoy the satisfaction of making something together, from generation to generation. Complete 16 kid-friendly projects together as a family, from Christmas ornaments to full quilts! Quilting with Kids contains helpful guides that teaches children how to safely use their tools to stitch and quilt the basics. It even provides tips on how recreate their own artwork into embroidery projects!

Quilts from the Henry Ford Museum

Within this newly updated book, you’ll learn the history, stories, and artistry of original quilts that represent the ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation of American quiltmakers. The 24 selected projects feature red and white quilts, Susan McCord quilts, log cabin quilts, appliqué quilts, and patchwork quilts inspired by antique quilts from the archives of the historic Henry Ford Museum. ...

Scroll Saw Baby Animals

From baby pandas and piglets to bear cubs and lion cubs, this book has over 50 scroll saw projects and patterns that focus on young animals found in the zoos, woods, jungles, and oceans of the world. Providing basic information on using a scroll saw to creating puzzle animals, there even a few simplified projects with pieces large enough that are safe for children to play with!

The Weekend Quilter

The Weekend Quilter is the perfect book for those who love to quilt, but don’t have time for long, laborious projects. Featuring 26 step-by-step projects for traditional and modern quilts that are easy to make in a weekend, create beautiful patchwork designs using a rotary cutter and sewing machine. Learn specialist shortcuts from five different artists and become a weekend quilter!

Woodworker's Handbook

The complete reference handbook for DIY home woodworking, this is an absolute must-have guide for beginners and even experienced craftsmen. Every tool you’ll ever need is laid out with guidance on how and when to use it, from gauges and shaping tools to clamps, drills, and more. Every technique you’ll ever use is described and detailed, from constructing to finishing. You’ll know what type of ...

50 Simple Indoor Miniature Gardens

Containing 50 projects for creating and maintaining a wide variety of charming and low-maintenance mini indoor gardens, this book is the inspiration you need to make your small living space greener. Whether you prefer succulents, cacti, greenery, flowering plants, vegetables, or orchids, the chosen plants within these pages are all easy to find at your local garden centers. Transform unique ...

A Kid's Guide to Drawing Cartoon Animals

Exciting, simple, and full of fun! This is an engaging book for kids to learn how to draw 28 cartoon animals, from crocodiles and cats to sea horses and sharks! With step-by-step, trace-and-draw instructions and plenty of room to practice, they’ll be able to creatively draw animals all by themselves in no time.