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Knitting and Crochet

The Night Before Christmas in Crochet

These adorable crocheted characters and their miniature accessories tell the heartwarming classic story of " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Easy-to-follow instructions will teach you to make a jolly Santa and his eight reindeer, stockings to hang by the chimney, a wreath for the window, and much more! Directions for turning them into Christmas ornaments are also included.

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Calamity-Free Crochet

Get it right the first time! This comprehensive, quick-reference guide for both new and advanced crocheters presents easy-to-follow advice on tools and materials, troubleshooting tips, and step-by-step techniques with over 200 full-color photographs and illustrations.

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ABC Crochet

An Alphabet Collection of Amigurumi Animals

Perfect for crafters at all levels, this delightful, authentically Japanese color volume features irresistibly cute amigurumi characters for each letter of the English alphabet and instructions for how to crochet them.

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Knit Your Own Kama Sutra

Spice up your needlework with this adventurous, irreverent, and fun guide featuring twelve projects inspired by the Kama Sutra—the classic illustrated handbook of sexual instruction—the perfect gift book for playful needle crafters.

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Paper Crafting and Scrapbooking


The World of Paper Crafting

This delightful collection of paper
motifs features paper-craft designs from around the world. Learn to make anything out of paper: from a colorful Swiss Alpine house to an exotic
Hawaiian fish mobile.

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Scrapbooking Your Memories

Preserve your most treasured
memories with thirty easy scrapbooking projects. Ten pages of decorative motifs are included to get you started.

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Fold Your Own Origami Wildlife Park

Crafters of all levels can create their very own paper wildlife park with this fun collection of amazing origami patterns for making lifelike wild animals—tropical fish, whale, penguin, hummingbird, flamingo, lizard, frog, giraffe, zebra, elephant, tiger, and many more—featuring specially designed papers that mimic their fur, spots, scales, or feathers.

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Embroidery pour la Maison

More than a hundred projects you can follow to prettify and personalize objects throughout the home—hand-stiched designs for everything from aprons to tote bags, bathrobes to notebooks.

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Embroidery pour le Bebe

More than one hundred projects to add charm to the items new mothers need. Learn how to stitch designs such as teddy bears for blankies and zoo animals for bottle holders and onesies.

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Embroidery pour le Jardinier

More than one hundred projects to personalize things used in the garden. Patterns include everything from cherry motifs, to scarecrows, to pumpkins for such items as gloves, smocks, and seed bags.

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Hand-Stitched Home

This unique volume reveals how to enhance
household items, such as bed sheets, table-settings,
and curtains with lovely embroidery designs.
Replicate the motifs provided or follow the author’s
advice to create your own original pieces.

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Toys and Dolls


We Are Indie Toys!

The indie world is producing extraordinary toy characters but little is known about the designers creating them or the processes used to make them. We Are Indie Toys! profiles the most interesting toymakers and reveals how they turn their unique ideas into one-of-a-kind collectibles.

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Little Needle-Felt Animals

It's so simple! Get crafting and create your very own adorable needle-felt zoo.

Needle-felting is a great craft for beginners and the simplest way to create cute, quirky little characters. This book shows you how, with clear text and step-by-step photos.

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Drawing and Painting

The Artist's Everything Handbook

A practical and authoritative guide to the latest materials, hottest trends, and best techniques for creating stunning artwork, The Artist’s Everything Handbook is packed with easy-to-follow tutorials, engaging artist profiles, and inspirational galleries.

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Kawaii Manga


The ultimate full-color instructional guide to drawing the kawaii (super cute) manga popular in contemporary cartoons, video games, advertising, and fashion designs around the world. Both new and experienced manga artists can master the steps for creating this colorful form—both freehand and digital—to draw a host of stunning kawaii characters.

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You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors in Twelve Easy Lessons

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter, You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors In Twelve Easy Steps is a visually rich guide that will help you master the stunning, but often complex techniques for creating beautiful, vibrant watercolors in twelve simple lessons.

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