Category: Crafts Hobbies

Essential Guide to the Steel Square: Facts, Short-Cuts and by Ken Horner

By Ken Horner

excellent for fixing almost each geometric and format challenge, this advisor to the metal sq. blends sensible suggestion with skill-building workouts designed to aid readers get the main out of this remarkable instrument. Unlocking the secrets and techniques of this flexible gadget, expert recommendation covers a variety of topics-including making measurements as positive as one-hundredth of an inch, discovering the guts of a circle, and construction stairs-making this advisor vital reference for woodworkers, carpenters, device creditors, and somebody attracted to the background of tools.

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Bead Tapestry Patterns Peyote Bar at the Folies Bergere by by georgia grisolia

By georgia grisolia

A publication with a bead trend for creating a Tapestry Peyote beaded merchandise with Miyuki Delica measurement eleven beads.
Bar on the Folies Bergere via Manet 16.4” x 12” with eighty colours and is made sideways end result of the size.
There is a big picture, an inventory of the colour numbers with quantities and a notice chart.
Now you can also make this in beads for yourself.
These will be so dramatic in your domestic. colourful and in huge print.

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Stunning Stitches: 21 Shawls, Scarves, and Cowls You'll Love by Jen Lucas

By Jen Lucas

Best-selling dressmaker Jen Lucas places her unique spin on a special choice of knitwear. become aware of seven crowd pleasing sew styles, each one used to create 3 precise add-ons, equivalent to a sensational shawl, a comfortable cover, and a fantastic shawl.

  • You'll be surprised via how the sew styles upload that specific whatever to every project--knit all 21 designs
  • Close-up photographs of all seven sew styles are included
  • This all-new assortment comprises tasks for a number ability levels

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Modern Log Cabin Quilting: 25 Simple Quilts and Patchwork by Susan Beal

By Susan Beal

if you happen to imagine quilting is just too tricky or too complex, you’re now not on my own. slicing hundreds of thousands of items and becoming a member of angled seams could be difficult paintings! yet log cabin quilting—an crafty and straightforward solution to piece strips of material round a primary square—is various. From the intuitive building in the course of the straight-line sewing, this form of quilting is straightforward as can be.
 
In Modern Log Cabin Quilting, Susan Beal outlines the total approach from begin to end, together with uncomplicated quilting how-to in addition to huge layout, cloth, and embellishment details. seeing that all log cabin designs persist with an identical formulation, when you grasp instantly traces and correct angles, any of the 25 tasks during this publication are attainable. From stash-friendly designs just like the captivating digicam Case to extra formidable undertakings just like the classic Linens cover, there’s bound to be a venture that would get you into (or deliver you again to) quilting!

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Castles & Crusades Classic Monsters by Kim Hartsfield,Jason Walton,Sarah Walker,Peter Bradley

By Kim Hartsfield,Jason Walton,Sarah Walker,Peter Bradley

Monsters abound. They clutter the halls of our collective video games like rather a lot particles; wandering monsters, laired beasts, aircraft walkers, horrid suggestions that linger upon the sting of our mind's eye. Monsters abound, yet as any gamer of any stripe is familiar with, you could by no means have too many creatures for those a the grist of the mill that's our game.

The early days of gaming observed essentially the most vintage and impressive creatures. bizarre beasties derived from the minds of individuals encouraged through a style of fiction that used to be in its best, while myth actually intended the glorious. Castles & Crusades has touched upon them now and then, yet mostly they've got remained within the historical past. till Now.

Kim Hartsfield, long-time veteran of vintage gaming, brings a lot of those monsters again to existence. an individual who video games with Kim is familiar with he runs a hard-knock online game of vintage dimensions and epic adventures. Kim revisits the outdated monster books, MM II and the Fiend Folio, plying their pages for all these vintage monsters that mystified and horrified younger players of each stripe. From the tarrasque to the peryton, from the mighty-small dune stalker to the nightshade, Kim brings all of it again to the table.

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The Boy Scout, The Beekeeper and The Bees: Lessons in Life by Terry R. Combs

By Terry R. Combs

all of the Buzz on Beekeeping in a single fundamental e-book! If you’ve regularly desired to commence beekeeping yet didn’t be aware of the place to start, this can be the ebook for you. For part the cost of a one-day beekeeping classification, you’ll have an incredible source from veteran beekeepers that wish you to be triumphant, providing you with a wealth of recommendation and reference info, whereas averting the confusion of conflicting evaluations. better of all, you could get pleasure from and study within the convenience of your house. You’ll get the simplest information regarding find out how to begin beekeeping, and the way to extend and refine your craft. in line with the cast protocol of the Boy Scouts of the USA Beekeeping benefit Badge, this awesome consultant takes you thru many degrees of beekeeping. utilizing those innovations, your hives can prosper even in years whilst different beekeepers are experiencing losses. no matter if you’re drawn to generating honey, supporting the surroundings, or making an investment in a desirable and profitable pastime, you’ll treasure this thorough, available, and priceless tool.

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Modern Vintage Gifts: Over 20 Pretty and Nostalgic Gifts to by Helen Philipps

By Helen Philipps

Sew a bit love and provides the present of home made with Vintage smooth Gifts!

A brilliant modern selection of over 20 patchwork and sewn tasks, designed to make readers smile and feature enjoyable with textile from Helen Philipps - a well-liked craft fashion designer whose hugely fascinating type is a pass among Cath Kidston and Tilda.

The initiatives are all uncomplicated sufficient for novices but fascinating adequate for more matured sewers, exploring assorted innovations together with patchwork, quilting, paper piecing, appliqué, color play, embroidery and embellishment.

Projects contain small quilts, dolls, luggage, pillows, hearts, domestic dogs, plant life, stars, angels and extra – all in a stunning coordinating colour palette, with fascinating hand-drawn illustrations and beautiful styled photography.

Helen's weblog is learn via 30,000 specific clients consistent with month.

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Stephen Rolfe Powell: Glassmaker by Stephen Rolfe Powell

By Stephen Rolfe Powell

A world-class colorist of overseas status in smooth glass, Stephen Rolfe Powell creates his paintings in a quiet outpost of rural Kentucky. His artwork and his lifestyles bridge different such divides. The radiant murrini skins of his glass vessels have an outdated Italian pedigree, but his making innovations are noticeably American of their dramatic individuality. he's an award-winning lecture room professor and a beneficiant ambassador for glass, but he's while so uncompromising in his commitment to his inventive paintings that he stands between glossy glass's so much nuanced seekers after the forever sensual and elusive mysteries of sunshine and colour. An illustrated chronicle of Powell's glass-blowing profession, this publication charts the evolution of Powell's impressive physique of labor. fabulous photographic close-ups aspect the luminous murrini styles that experience turn into Powell's signature and show new methods of appreciating the complicated interaction of colour and texture in his artwork. Biographical and analytical essays through Mark Lucas, Laurie Winters, and James Yood discover such issues because the teamwork that's serious to Powell's distinctive glass making approach; his educating and studying studies at the street, from the previous Soviet Union to Salt Lake urban throughout the Olympics; and the tale of the 2 freak accidents that deeply affected his paintings and the way he thinks approximately it. Reflections through Kenn Holsten, Marvin Lipofsky, Dante Marioni, Bonnie Marx, John Roush, and Lino Tagliapietra extra complement the booklet. The book's gorgeous images inspire the viewer to determine Powell's paintings from varied viewpoints, highlighting the original interactions of obvious, opaque, and translucent glass and Powell's daring colour combos. Stephen Rolfe Powell: Glassmaker vividly portrays the stress and pleasure eager about the artist's nontraditional, crew method of operating with molten glass.

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