Crafts

Download E-books Stitched Gifts: 25 Sweet and Simple Embroidery Projects for Every Occasion PDF

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By Jessica Marquez

From Jessica Marquez, founding father of the preferred weblog and store Miniature Rhino, Stitched presents bargains impossible to resist embroidery tasks for each occasion—weddings, vacation trips, child showers, anniversaries, or simply simply because. every one venture is rendered in Marquez's signature common, smooth kind and will be simply customized utilizing the templates inside for actually significant keepsakes. that includes an illustrated sew dictionary, extraordinary pictures, perforated template sheets, traceable alphabets, plus a bit on artistic completing ideas similar to staining hoops, framing, and extra, this tremendously attractive craft e-book has anything for embroiderers of all ability degrees.

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Download E-books Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas PDF

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When Weekend Knitting used to be first released in hardcover in 2003, a contemporary new release of knitters was once simply beginning to realize this "hot new hobby." on account that then, knitting has grown wildly well known and Melanie Falick’s ebook has long gone directly to develop into a knitting vintage and a massive bestseller.

Weekend Knitting brings jointly certain, cutting edge, and still-fresh initiatives for starting and more-experienced knitters, lots of that are accomplished in a weekend or much less. each undertaking is offered with transparent directions and in attractive images that have fun idyllic weekend settings.

Quotes from assorted resources approximately knitting, creativity, and balanced living—along with favourite recipes, lists of books and films with knitting scenes, and different extras—complete the weekend knitting experience.

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Download E-books Modular Origami Polyhedra, Revised and Enlarged Edition PDF

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By Lewis Simon

This newly revised and enlarged ebook bargains paperfolders, version developers, and math scholars alike a stimulating trip into the realm of 3-dimensional geometric origami. step by step directions and obviously specific diagrams clarify easy methods to create greater than 35 diversified modular polyhedra. The modules, every one made up of a unmarried piece of paper, have issues and wallet, allowing origamists to construct interesting figures via placing the tapered ends of every module into the wallet of the adjoining modules.
Unavailable somewhere else, the types during this cutting edge ebook are various, starting from quite uncomplicated modular dice and stellated octahedron to extra complicated two-piece modules, a gyroscope, or even a 14-sided cuboctahedron. Graded based on hassle, those multifaceted marvels have a mode and sweetness all their very own and won't in basic terms problem devotees of the traditional jap artwork of paper folding, yet also will turn out priceless in school room demonstrations of geometric principles.

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Download E-books Softies Kit: Instructions and Tools for Creating 15 Plush Pals PDF

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A follow-up to our booklet, Softies, this package beneficial properties styles and directions for growing 15 outrageously lovely plush toys, together with 10 brand-new initiatives and the entire materials for creating a scrumptious felt celebration Cake!

Includes:
24-page tutorial booklet
15 folded undertaking playing cards with entire images and step by step instructions
eight trend sheets
2 skeins of embroidery floss
6-1/2 x thirteen in. items of felt for one project
Needle

WARNING: CHOKING possibility Small components. no longer for kids below three years.

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Download E-books In the Greene & Greene Style: Projects and Details for the Woodworker PDF

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By Darrell Peart

Legendary architects and architects Charles and Henry Greene created a uniquely American kind within the Arts & Crafts culture, and this ebook combines a close realizing in their layout aesthetic with particular store directions for re-creating their works. choked with step by step directions, large illustrations, and full-color photos, the publication positive factors a number of complete initiatives for making copy Greene & Greene furnishings whole with actual information akin to ebony plugs and splines, waterfall legs, and curved drawer pulls. displaying state-of-the-art woodworkers accurately how the Greenes completed their exact designs, ""In the fashion of Greene & Greene"" additionally comprises beneficial suggestion on incorporating Arts & Crafts parts into new designs.

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Download E-books First Time Knitting: Step-by-Step Basics and Easy Projects PDF

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By Carri Hammett

Studying tips to knit hasn't ever been less complicated! take pleasure in this beginner's consultant that takes you by means of the hand like a private teacher and teaches you ways to knit. jam-packed with exact descriptions of fabrics and instruments, the simple step by step directions for all of the uncomplicated knitting options can have you growing tasks like scarves, hats, and blankets in no time.

Eight uncomplicated initiatives will introduce knitting talents like garter sew, stockinette, knitted texture, and colour innovations; abilities you'll use frequently as you still learn.With First Time Knitting, quickly you can be knitting remarkable presents and initiatives with self belief.

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Download E-books Inca Knits: Designs Inspired by South American Traditions PDF

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By Marianne Isager

Incorporating the colourful kind of historical Incan knitting with a nod to modern tendencies, this new number of knitwear designs positive aspects 25 clothing that convey the colourful and geometric motifs of the South American culture to the twenty first century. by way of innovatively combining knit-and-purl recommendations in light-weight yarns, the lovely shades, stripes, and zigzags of South American styles are complemented by means of sophisticated textures. all of the featured initiatives are appropriate for any intermediate knitter, with directions and charts for every development in addition to a word list to elucidate quite a few knitting concepts. past its tutorial function, this consultant additionally directs knitters to discover thought for his or her personal designs through reading the panorama, natural world, and pottery of the excessive Andes.

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Download E-books Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments PDF

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By Kate Hartman

What in the event that your garments may well swap colour to enrich your pores and skin tone, reply to your racing heartbeat, or attach you with a family member from afar?

Welcome to the area of boots which could dynamically shift your peak, jackets that exhibit whilst the following bus is coming, and neckties which may nudge your online business accomplice from around the room. no matter if or not it's for type, functionality, or human connectedness, wearable electronics can be utilized to layout interactive structures which are intimate and engaging.

Make: Wearable Electronics is meant for people with an curiosity in actual computing who're trying to create interfaces or platforms that survive the physique. ideal for makers new to wearable tech, this booklet introduces you to the instruments, fabrics, and methods for developing interactive digital circuits and embedding them in garments and different stuff you can wear.

Each bankruptcy good points experiments to get you ok with the expertise after which invitations you to construct upon that wisdom together with your personal tasks. absolutely illustrated with step by step directions and pictures of wonderful creations made via artists designers, this ebook deals a concrete knowing of digital circuits and the way you should use them to convey your wearable initiatives from suggestion to prototype.

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Download E-books Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Working with Wood (Complete Illustrated Guides (Taunton)) PDF

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By Andy Rae

This thorough advisor beneficial properties finished suggestions for dealing with the woodworker's such a lot favorite fabric. From felling a tree and milling lumber to completing and becoming a member of, it covers each element of operating with wooden, with a distinct specialise in how the original homes of other species impact woodworking strategies. Finishes, adhesives, joinery, layout, and bending are coated, in addition to operating with hugely figured fabric. invaluable details on the way to technique and shop wooden is usually integrated.

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Download E-books Experimental Painting: Inspirational Approaches for Mixed Media Art PDF

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With web page after web page of stimulating probabilities, this ebook courses you on an uncompromising trip to visually dynamic, conceptually provocative, completely unique art.

Embrace the spirit of inventive play, get away of your convenience quarter, and take your paintings to a complete new point. In her follow-up to the preferred Art Revolution, Lisa L. Cyr delves deeper into an inspiring variety of 2 and third-dimensional mixed-media thoughts. detect clean, other ways to use and manage portray media, remodel surfaces, and create certain, message-driven work.

Inside you are going to find:

  • A wide variety of unconventional instruments, fabrics and approaches that support artists blaze their very own particular and artistic paths
  • 12 step by step demonstrations highlighting particular experimental recommendations, together with freeform portray, making customized instruments, and development size right into a floor with inlaid boxes
  • 3 function demonstrations exhibiting mixed-media tactics at play within the construction of unique artistic endeavors, from idea to completion
  • A bankruptcy on artistic self-promotion revealing the newest advertising and marketing and presentation ideas for the operating artist

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