Archive For The “Crafts” Category
By Amy Hanna
Learn the place to discover terrific classic jewellery, beads, and artifacts—and tips to create attractive extraordinary jewellery items utilizing those awesome finds—with Rejuvenated Jewels! Rhinestone beads and clasps, mercury glass beads, oxidized steel chains, rosary beads, tiny booklet charms and extra are retooled into incredible assertion items with Victorian and steampunk affects that might be worn each day.
By Nichole Rae
Bravely record your life's trip with Art magazine paintings trip: university and Storytelling for Honoring Your inventive Process. Artist Nichole Rae is your artistic significant other and advisor as you discover your paintings journaling trip in 3 effortless steps.
Begin via placing the magazine in artwork magazine: various activates and writing kinds assist you breathe lifestyles into your hopes, emotions and intentions.
Then positioned the artwork in artwork magazine: Use your writing to increase a subject to your paintings magazine. Illustrate your tale via including photographs, illustrations and ephemera.
Finally, discover your artistic strategy: think of colour, phrases and emblems as you construct fantastically layered university pages.
Along this paintings journaling direction, you can find the power to hear your center and locate your inventive voice.
All you might want to do is Embrace the Journey.
- Journaling prompts
- 15 mixed-media and university techniques
- Dozens of inspirational magazine pages
By Christen Brown
Gather, twist, and sew 132 flora, leaves, and backyard extras from ribbons and lace. Christen Brown, writer of best-selling Ribbonwork Gardens, stocks clean twists on classic ribbonwork building with colourful how-to photographs. style your individual flower arrangements from interchangeable petals and leaves, never-before-seen stem designs, and swappable facilities. A gallery of bouquets will encourage you to sew practical blooms, adorned with fruit, prospers, and backyard components. enhance wearables, add-ons, and residential decor with single-stem posies and bountiful bouquets.
Shop these scraps! become aware of the enjoyment and freedom of constructing collage-style quilts with no ideas and measurements. Get hands-on guideline from an award-winning artist who believes growing together with your instincts will produce lovely effects at any time when.
By Abigail R. Gehring
Rediscover the pleasures and demanding situations of a more fit, greener, and extra self-sufficient lifestyle.
Anyone who desires to research uncomplicated dwelling skills—the style hired by way of our forefathers—and adapt them for a greater lifestyles in the twenty-first century desire glance no additional than this eminently important, full-color consultant. With hundreds of thousands of tasks, step by step sequences, images, charts, and illustrations, The again to fundamentals Handbook might help you dye your personal wool with plant pigments, graft bushes, elevate chickens, craft a hutch desk with hand instruments, and make treats similar to blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The really bold will locate directions on find out how to construct a log cabin or an adobe brick dwelling house.
greater than simply functional suggestion, this is often additionally a e-book for dreamers— no matter if you reside in a urban condominium you can find your mind's eye sparked, and there’s no for the reason that you can’t, for instance, make a loom and weave a rag rug. entire with guidance for old school enjoyable (square dancing calls, do-it-yourself toys, and kayaking tips), this is the final word concise consultant to voluntary simplicity. 500 colour illustrations
By John Montroll
Perfect for domestic or school room use and acceptable for paperfolders of every age and skill, this easy-to-follow consultant bargains an unique technique to welcome within the Christmas holidays.
By Nancy Bednar
Illustrated in color throughout????? how you can get extra entertainment out of your stitching machines
By Rona Gurkewitz
Carrying on with the groundbreaking paintings in their past books, the mathematician and mechanical engineer authors of this quantity extra improve the hyperlink among origami and arithmetic — and extend the connection to crystallography. via a sequence of images, diagrams, and charts, they illustrate the correlation among the origami waterbomb base and the mathematical duality precept of Archimedean solids. Then, they convey the right way to practice the correlation to versions of the buckyball (a carbon-60 molecule corresponding to a football ball, named for R. Buckminster Fuller, fashion designer of the geodesic dome). via the method of gyroscope transformation, origamists can remodel buckyballs into extra new and fascinating shapes. step by step directions and transparent diagrams convey origami fans tips on how to create a global of multifaceted wonders.
By Wendy D. Johnson
Acclaimed knitter, writer, fashion designer, and instructor Wendy D. Johnson is again with the ideal sequel to her hit booklet Socks from the Toe Up. In Toe-Up Socks for each Body, Wendy exhibits knitters, no matter if they’re knitting their first or hundred-and-first sock, the right way to use the toe-up strategy to get the right healthy. not just that, she exhibits you that even doubtless advanced styles are nonetheless knit only one row at a time. move forward! flip your favourite knee socks into thigh-highs. Knit that exact somebody vintage argyles. placed even the wiggliest of ft of their first pair of lacey anklets. With Wendy’s aid, there’s not anything you can’t test from the ft on up.
These 21 styles hide every thing from fundamentals like fabrics and instruments, to soft lace, problematic cables, and fancy colorwork. Use those ideas and styles to create attractive socks for your self and everyone on your life—friends and relatives, old and young. With the stunning pictures, beneficial illustrations for cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off thoughts, and all-around professional suggestion in Toe-Up Socks for each Body, you’ll be a well-heeled and warm-hearted toe-up knitter.
By Susan Guagliumi
The DIY craze has moved past the craft room and into the garden!
Relying on easy-to-find, low-cost, and repurposed fabrics, home made for the backyard is a treasure trove of unique tasks that not just make planting and starting to be effective and profitable but in addition upload a private contact to the gardenscape. one of the myriad initiatives during this hardworking ebook are mini hothouses; painted, stamped, and stenciled terracotta planters; hypertufa and cement pots and undefined; rustic and formal fencing and trellises; plant markers and stakes; and sieves and baskets. With hand-crafted for the backyard to motivate them, gardeners of all ability degrees may be empowered to test with shape and serve as to find inventive, crafty how one can customize and decorate their gardens with home made gadgets.