Category: Crafts Hobbies

Quilts for Scrap Lovers: 16 Projects • Start with Simple by Judy Gauthier

By Judy Gauthier

Make sixteen wonderful scrap quilts from the scraps on your stash, together with odd-shaped leftovers from craft or garment stitching. a special slicing procedure is helping starting and pro quilters in attaining appealing effects. Piece conventional blocks conveniently in case you begin with three 1/2", four 1/2", and five half" squares. think the sensation of achievement in the event you rework novelty, vacation, or even mismatched materials into outstanding quilts!

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かっこいい写真スタートBOOK[雑誌] エイムック (Japanese Edition) by カメラ編集部

By カメラ編集部

※この商品は固定レイアウトで作成されており、タブレットなど大きいディスプレイを備えた端末で読むことに適しています。また、文字列のハイライトや検索、辞書の参照、引用などの機能が使用できません。

※デジタル版は、紙の雑誌とは内容が一部異なり、表紙画像や目次に掲載している記事、画像、広告、付録が含まれない場合があります。また、本誌掲載の情報は、原則として奥付に表記している発行時のものです。

誰でも簡単に写真が撮れる時代となりました。
どうせ撮るならかっこよく撮りたいもの。
本書では、かっこよく撮るための基本とコツわかりやすく集めました。
構図、露出(光)、ピント(ボケ)、ワンランクアップの技、
の4つの章に分けて、豊富な作例とともに、
かっこよく撮るテクニックを解説しています。
人物、スナップ、動物、風景、料理など、
日常や旅先でよく撮影する被写体を中心にまとめています。
巻末には、カメラの用語集、構図のパターン集も掲載しています。

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Dream the world awake by Walter van Beirendonck,Christian Lacroix

By Walter van Beirendonck,Christian Lacroix

Walter van Beirendonck has been on the vanguard of favor for greater than thirty years. one of many 'Antwerp Six' and the director of style on the Royal Academy of good Arts, he's identified for the uninhibited nature of his paintings and the glorious bold that he indicates as a dressmaker. This lavishly illustrated quantity, which good points 3 interchangeable covers, accompanies an exhibition of an analogous identify at Antwerp's model Museum. With attractive images through Anton Corbijn, Nick Knight, Jürgen Teller and David Bailey, the quantity showcases the whole diversity of Van Beirendonck's oeuvre, from his Sado assortment in 1982 and the clothes he designed for U2's Popmart journey in 1997, to his Hand on middle choice of Fall 2011. The e-book supplies interesting and pleasing shape to the complexity and multilayered caliber of Van Beirendonck's paintings, and divulges his wide variety of inspirations, which come with know-how, artwork, popular culture and ethnography. With texts through well-known authors from the style scene, similar to Tim Blanks, Hettie Judah, Cornelia Lauf, Robyn Healy, Valerie Steele and Kaat Debo, and a foreword via Christian Lacroix. Walter Van Beirendonck studied on the Royal Academy of good Arts in Antwerp. He broke via on the British fashion designer express in London in 1987, including 'The Antwerp Six'. He has made collections lower than the label Walter Van Beirendonck seeing that 1983. He has quite a few expositions and collections to his identify and cooperated on a number of books similar to Walter Van Beirendonck and Zulu-stories no.

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Tole Painting: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the by Pat Oxenford

By Pat Oxenford

Tole portray refers to ornamental floral designs utilized to tinware, normally on trays, coffeepots, teapots, cups, mugs, canisters, record containers, and fit safes. during this e-book, acclaimed painter Pat Oxenford presents counsel at the instruments and fabrics had to start, tips about getting ready tin for portray, and strategies for pulling the fundamental strokes which are the basis for growing designs. step by step images and distinct instructions are integrated for utilizing the strokes to create various folk-art flora after which numerous whole tasks. A gallery of painted tinware deals inspiration.

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Grandma's Outline ^ Embroidery Picture Book: Redwork by Luann Pfost,Alan Harrel

By Luann Pfost,Alan Harrel

Grandma's define ^ Embroidery photo publication is a booklet of and approximately American Redwork embroidery patterns.
It was once encouraged through S. Agnes Putnam's 1895 linen ebook titled "Grandma's define photo Book"
in 1895 S. Agnes Putnam, of Danvers Mass., assembled a suite of embroidery styles used
for Kensington define embroidery. and had them stamped onto linen. Agnes desired to have teenagers or ther Grandmothers
embroider the pages to make an attractive e-book jam-packed with embroidered pictures.
Today's quilters and embroiderers have named this kind of embroidery Redwork and the pre stamped linens are named Penny squares. This booklet has 20 pages of crimson paintings styles drawn from the 1895 version of Grandma's define photograph booklet and over 20 extra pages of designs from old assets.
This e-book can also be a heritage of the assets of Agnes Putnam's styles with directions on find out how to make your personal linen "Picture Book"

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Swedish Carving Techniques (Fine Woodworking) by Wille Sundqvist

By Wille Sundqvist

For all these trying to find this a lot sought-after guide, the wait is over. Originally released in 1990 and out of print for nearly 10 years, Swedish Carving Techniques by way of Wille Sundqvist has loved cult prestige between carvers and craftsmen and is extensively thought of the bible of spoon carvers.  Now a brand-new factor - like the 1990 model - should be yours at once from The Taunton Press, the unique writer. easily order now.

Sharpened axes and knives are the oldest hand instruments recognized to guy. As the writer says, “I have come to acknowledge that there's a huge lack of knowledge and ability in utilizing hand tools....This, in addition to a attention of the shut courting among hand instruments and the prepared feel of layout that was once our forefathers’, has caused me to put in writing this book.” Swedish Carving strategies brings a brand new appreciation of this age-old craft and the way operating with knives and axes matches into todays high-tech world. 

Lessons from a life-long carver who loves operating together with his hands. In sincere, hassle-free type, Wille Sundqvist stocks his love for simple hand instruments and the sensible items they could produce from branches, burls, and crooked items of wooden. He brings this easy artwork to existence by means of exhibiting you:

  • The hand instruments he works with and the way to sharpen them
  • Carving strategies and other kinds of strokes
  • Tips for designing spoons for max strength
  • How to form dough bowls, butter paddles, and ladles
  • Techniques for including ornamental detailing
  • Plus protection assistance for taking part in this age-old craft
     

Re-discovering conventional handcrafts and “rewards impossible with machines.” Carving, as practiced by way of Wille Sundqvist, has nice charm in a posh international since it doesn’t require a major dedication of time or a distinct store. however it does increase dexterity, construct energy, inspire creativity, lessen dependence on know-how, and retain alive the wealthy cultural background of Swedish craftsmen.

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Sunflower Garden: How to Make a Summer Door Wreath by Nancy Alexander

By Nancy Alexander

Sunflower backyard is an academic Wreath-Making ebook.

It is suggested that you just watch your video all through prior to you start, so that you will comprehend what chances are you'll have to buy that allows you to start.

Nancy deliberate, took many close-up, colour pictures, and wrote certain directions as she created this pretty wreath. She then wrote “Sunflower Garden”, which equips and encourages you in finding your individual uniquely diversified type.

To locate your kind, it really is crucial that you first study the fundamentals of wreath layout. Nancy's aim and hope is to equip you with those fundamentals as well as all you must guarantee your first actual wreath could be as BREATHTAKING as this one.

She will educate you those fundamentals, in addition to all suggestions, principles and a strategy, she by myself, has built in the course of her with regards to thirty years within the floral & domestic decor undefined. you'll be guaranteed specialist with decades of expertise is instructing you to do it the “right way”.

A newbie with out adventure to a pro fashion designer will take advantage of this gorgeous, well-written, and straightforward to learn and stick with book.
Nancy starts off with a “wild birch” base unique to Ladybug Wreaths. She then makes use of freshly harvested honeysuckle vines including loops and curls all through. those aid supply this wreath a wild & normal glance.

You the best way to include huge, medium, and small blossoms in addition to various different types of fillers and berries. in the end, Nancy is understood for her recognition to her bits and bobs in every one in all her designs.

Nancy's directions educate you the way to soundly connect a choose to a stem, be certain your “critters” similar to a birds, ladybugs, nests, & poultry homes are anchored securely. and she or he definitely doesn't miss tips to tie a stunning unmarried, double, or triple ribbon bow for which she is so good known.

Nancy is extremely joyful with a purpose to proportion with you her assistance and secrets and techniques. She is bound that “You Can Do It”, that you now listen so usually as her encouraging tag line.

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Fashion Portfolio: Design and Presentation by Anna Kiper

By Anna Kiper

The publication takes the reader via all of the significant steps of favor portfolio production. It positive aspects the most elements of the layout strategy from the identity of thought assets and model tendencies examine to conceptualization of a whole model assortment. the subjects lined comprise mood/fabric forums improvement, construction of unique and leading edge textiles in addition to model silhouettes and garment information improvement via wide study, fast layout sketching, textile manipulation, and draping experimentation. nice unique designs and illustrations by way of the writer in addition to layout comic strip samples through verified designers are supplied all through. There are samples of sketchbooks from expert and rising model artists. The publication offers a few perception from verified model and components designers at the highlights and demanding situations of the inventive approach. it's a nice specialist reference for thoughts within the portfolio improvement. a stunning yet functional ebook that offers helpful suggestions and is helping the reader get contained in the brain of the designer.

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