Quilting continues to be a hot subject area for most retailers. Entry-level «quilt in a weekend» titles have been particularly successful. This book offers stunning designs without being too technically difficult. Author Rachel Pellman's previous quilt titles have sold over 100,000 copies.
Steampunk your personal style with these easy and inexpensive projects. This book shows you how to add Victorian flair to your modern wardrobe by adding a bit of vintage charm. Inside you'll find instructions for making a variety of popular steampunk wearables.
Steampunk Your Wardrobe is your step-by-step guide to capturing the steampunk aesthetic in your apparel. It begins with easy-to-do projects such as embellishing garments that you may already have, and progresses to more complicated alterations. Projects are also included for making steampunk'd jewelry and accessories.
The author provides clever and eco-friendly techniques for restyling common garments into stylish steampunk attire. You'll discover nineteen simple and creative ideas for repurposed fashion from your closet or the second-hand shop that require little to no sewing skills. You'll have as much fun making these garments as wearing them.
Learn to make beautiful quilts in no time with this clever one-seam technique. The flying geese quilt block is a traditional favorite and now with Suzanne McNeill's clever technique, quilters can make each square in only 5 minutes. Inside this book, Suzanne will show you how to create quilt blocks with only one seam and how to piece the blocks together to make 12 great projects. From table runners to wall hangings to traditional quilts and more-even beginners will find projects that can be made with ease. Each project is shown in fabulous four-color photography and includes detailed step-by-step instructions. Basic quilting instructions are also included for beginners and those new to sewing.
Soldering is a fun craft that can produce beautiful custom pieces from jewelry to picture frames, but if you've never had the chance to pick up a soldering iron, the process can seem a little daunting. Where can you find the tools you will need? What do you do with them once you have them? And what materials should you work with? In Simple Beginnings in Custom Soldering, renowned artist Suzann Sladcik Wilson will put all these questions to rest. Wilson will take you to the very beginning of the soldering process and teach you about the tools you will need and the materials you should buy. Then, she will take you step by step through the basic soldering techniques you will need to know to create your own woks of art. Projects for beginner, intermediate, and advanced craft enthusiasts are included, ensuring that you'll always have something new to inspire and create as your skills increase. Use this book to make pendants, bracelets, earrings, frames, and more, all in your own unique, creative style. Get started today!
Are you ready to make the most awesome, fun bracelets EVER? Then jump into Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry ! With this new book and your Rainbow Loom®, Cra-Z-Loom™, or FunLoom™, you can make all of the cool rubber band accessories that are driving the hottest crafting craze in years.Enjoy hours of creative fun with this ultimate guide to stretch band looms. Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry is packed with 12 original projects, more than 200 full-color photos, and dozens of clear, easy-to-follow loom diagrams. Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry shows you everything you need to get the most out of your loom. You’ll learn to create completely colorful and super stylish bracelets, earrings, belts, and more in just minutes. Step out in style with the Hippie Belt, show off your skills with the Zipper Bracelet, and embellish your journals, bags, and barrettes with Flower Charms. The possibilities are endless!
If you have been thinking of creating a sketchbook-or if you've already started one-you'll find valuable and inspiring new ideas here. Packed with creative examples and encouraging words, Ideas & Inspirations for Art Journals will get you going with examples of sketchbook pages to inspire you, information to help you, and techniques that will make your sketchbook meaningful.
Artist and author Suzanne McNeill reveals everything you need to know to become an accomplished sketch-journalist. She shares insightful tips on choosing a subject, sketching from life, layouts, lettering, covers, and much, much more. You'll soon be creating your own one-of-a-kind personal books to record personal memories, as you sketch travel adventures, friends, designs, ideas, and events. Your sketch-journal will be wonderfully revealing and uniquely yours-the perfect place to capture a moment, track the changes in your life, interpret your experiences, and just have fun!
• More than 20 fabulous and fashionable duct tape projects.• 24 fun and funky project ideas such as leg warmers, fingerless gloves, rearview mirror dice, pocket protector and more.• Step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions make even the most elaborate projects easy to construct.• Original designs for teens, tweens and young adults.• Includes a tutorial on the nine basic duct tape skills every crafter needs to know.
Fox Chapel’s two previous duct tape books together sold more than 65,000 copies Perfect for teens and college students who are hooked on the duct tape crafting craze Packed with more than 50 original projects for both guys and girls Offers contemporary new tech and gaming projects, as well as fresh ideas for familiar classics like wallets and belts Goes beyond duct tape to capitalize on the rising popularity of other tapes like Washi tape, masking tape, and FrogTape A great value for $9.99
Modern looms make it easy to create beautiful and elegant beaded jewelry on a loom. Bead Weaving on a Loom shows you how to use needles, thread, and beads to create your own expensive-looking jewelry in beautiful textural patterns. Eleven step-by-step projects are provided for weaving intricate beaded creations, including bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more.