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Easy to Knit Slippers
By Janis Websdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
This is a great novice knitting project because it only uses basic stitches that are very easy master. This is also a great project for experienced knitters because these slippers are very quick and easy to make. The pattern enables you to make a variety of sizes, from a woman's size 6 up to a man's size 14.
Wood Automata Project
By Ken Schweim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Complete construction plans for wood automata project. Includes detailed photos and blueprints of all parts as well as step by step instructions.
Nuno Felting Start to Finish
By Terri Pike
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Nuno felting is the hottest fiber art around. This gratifying and free-form process will transform layers of fabric and wool into a piece of wearable art you’ll be proud to show off. If you like creating things from raw materials, and love fiber art then nuno felting is for you. The transformation that takes place under your own hands will truly delight you.
Advanced Picture Frame Making Techniques For Photographers, Crafters, and Artists
By Carruthers Maxey
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Clever use of simple materials and readily available tools combined with a little effort updates a time-honored classic process for creating amazing reverse painted and mirrored craft projects. And without the hassle or bother of learning the glass silvering process.
Simple Seed Bead Rings You Can Make
By Janis Websdale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
These rings are great to use the extra beads from larger projects, make someone a quick gift, or have at a craft show. This guide shows how to create 5 different ring patterns that can fit any size finger. Done with a combination of common beading stitches, the rings are quick to make. With over 100 step-by-step photos, these are easy rings that any novice or experienced bead weaver can make.
The Birthday Wall
By Dawn Herring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
The Birthday Wall is a detailed, step-by-step instructional book that shows how to create a multi-dimensional, colorful visual collage to help celebrate your child's Birthday. As creator of this family tradition, Dawn Herring shares how to research, plan, gather, create and display all the elements of your child's birthday wall which can help affirm, validate, and show appreciation for your child.
Building a Home in a Silo
By Glenn W. Worthington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author found an abandoned, 50-year-old grain silo and made it into a 5-story round house. In this true story he tells his challenges and triumphs in completing this difficult task of transformation without any blueprints. Numerous photographs from the project are shown so the reader can visualize this unique building project.
Beading Fun 'n Stuff
By Bonnie Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Even Delilah likes Beading Fun n' Stuff is a tongue-in-cheek treatise on adventures of a home beading jewelry business. This fun to read set of critical insider skills are provided for the use of tools, gems, metals, torched glass, photo/camera secrets and home studio basics from a perspective that only a candid and fun loving senior can provide. All this and a parrot to boot.
How to Price Crafts and Things You Make to Sell
By James Dillehay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Learn how to price crafts and things you make to sell with this easy-to-follow manual. Discover formulas and strategies to make your craft prices more profitable, when selling retail or wholesale, online or to stores and at craft shows. If you have considered starting a home business with things to make to sell or you are already selling crafts but fear you are losing money, you need this book.
How to Make Handmade Jewelry - Your Step-By-Step Guide to Making Handmade Jewelry
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Ever wanted to make your own jewelry? Well now you can with this detailed and instructive guide. You’ll amaze your friends and family when you tell them that amazing jewelry piece was made by you. Complete with full color photos the author guides you through step-by-step. Even if you’ve done some jewelry making before this guide is chock full of great information.
Controlling Creative Clutter Third Edition
By Diane Dobson Barton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
How to keep clutter and disorganization of your supplies from preventing you from being a creative and productive artist.
How to Knit Sheep Slippers
By Janis Websdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This is a basic how-to on making adult sized sheep slippers. It's recommended that you have some knitting experience and that you know how to knit socks on double pointed needles. The tutorial includes detailed instructions how to make these adorable slippers and includes lots of photos to help you along the way.
Make a Beautiful Seed Bead Bracelet
By Janis Websdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a basic how to on making these woven seed bead bracelets. Not only does this make a beautiful bracelet, but this method can also be applied to other jewelry like necklaces. These instructions, with numerous detailed photos, are for the basic bracelet, but anyone can add their embellishments and ideas to create a unique piece.
Bare Essentials: Underwear - Construction and Pattern Drafting for Lingerie Design
By Jennifer Lynne Matthews - Fairbanks
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
The Bare Essentials series is an invaluable resource for anyone entering into the field of lingerie design. This volume summarizes the basics of underwear design, from sewing and construction to drafting and pattern grading; introducing these subjects in a manageable capacity. Bare Essentials is organized into three main sections based on the complexities of the information provided.
Making Money with Free Stuff
By Corinne Foster
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
You assemble various artistic creations from gathering free, mostly natural items in healthy, outdoor-indoor activities. These are limited ONLY to your ideas or those provided by us and can be sold in several different venues.
Entitled Scrapbooking - A Resource for Page Title Ideas
By Autumn Craig
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Sea Glass Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
An essential publication for scrapbookers, this book is loaded with great titles to use on your scrapbooking pages, saving you time and effort. By using this book you can review appropriate categories and pick out a title or get inspiration to create additional titles of your own creation.
Bronze Casting Manual
By Olivier Duhamel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
(4.00 from 1 review)
Cast your own small bronze. A complete tutorial taking you step by step through an easily achievable casting project for professional sculptors and hobbyists. The method described in this manual is called the thin ceramic shell, lost wax technique as used by commercial foundries. The method has been scaled down for domestic usage.
Kids Show Kids How to Make Balloon Animals
By Emily Chauffe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Casey Shay Press. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Games and puzzles
Seven-year-old Elizabeth and ten-year-old Emily will show you how to make animals and other balloon projects with twists and grips that even small hands can do, all shown in full-color photographs. Worried that your balloon might pop? This book warns you when the twisting just might burst your bubble!
How To Make A Personalized Name Bug
By Tanya Provines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
This is a fun project to do for you or as a gift for someone else. It is intended for children and adults who are able to write names in cursive. It can be done independently or used for classroom instruction, with markers, crayons, or colored pencils. If you think this project is just for girls, think again. The boys in my classes had just as much fun doing this as the girls did!
How To Make Beaded Jewelry - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Making Beaded Jewelry
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
- Be familiar with the basic beading terminologies and background. - Learn basic techniques before starting a beading project. - Identify different materials needed in making various jewelry. - How to make beaded earrings. - How to make beaded bracelets and bangles. - How to make beaded necklace. - How to make beaded rings. - Get useful tips to help you get into the beading groove.