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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.
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.
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.
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.
Paper Crafting and Scrapbooking
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.