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Inkle Loom Design & Construction by Jim MacLachlan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Carpentry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is for anyone who wants to buy, design, &/or build an Inkle loom. They're great projects for woodworkers since they’re fairly simple & generally forgiving to construct. I'll explain the basics, design considerations, & include plans/drawings for nine looms, from lap to floor size, along with ideas for others & possible modifications. I recommend the PDF version.
In the Jumble by Victoria Lochhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
In the Jumble is a book about the joys of finding, buying and wearing second hand clothes. Victoria shares with you her experiences and top tips on how to shop second hand, what to look for, where to go, how to sort your wardrobe, and most importantly, how to reconnect with the colours, styles and shapes that will bring your wardrobe together and reflect the very best of the fabulous you.
Tatting Patterns - Lessons & Patterns for Tatting with Illustrations by Kimberly Em
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Apparel, costumes, & textiles
For every person who would love to learn tatting and create things with old-fashioned, vintage patterns. All of the directions and instructions have been left with the illustrations as these patterns were originally done – some hundreds of years ago.
Eve's Folly by E.J. Bouinatchova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
If you’re brave enough to read the full wild-but-true story Fresh Cut, you’ll get all the humor and absurdity of Eve’s Folly plus moments of dark despair and shocking tragedy. Either way, you’re bound to be transformed by your adventure through this bizarre, colorful world.
The Soapmaker's Guide to Online Marketing by Lisa Maliga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
Soapmakers and crafters, learn how to grow your online presence! The Soapmaker's Guide to Online Marketing is packed with detailed information on designing, building, and promoting your website. Learn how to write a press release. Get loads of free promotional ideas. Learn easy search engine optimization techniques.
103 Crafts & Activities for Preschoolers & Toddlers: Year Round Fun & Educational Projects You & Your Kids Can Do Together At Home by Katherine Smiley
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Toddlers & preschoolers can be difficult to keep busy. Yet, they're curious & imaginative & so much fun to spend time with. This book gives you a wealth of activities & projects to share with your child. You'll be astounded by the creations you can make with your kid, who will, in turn, be enthusiastic about tapping their imagination, enhancing their knowledge, & spending valuable time with you.
Wild Colour A Handbook of Vegetable and Lichen Dye Recipes by Robert Murray-Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources –roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood — and other organic sources such as fungi and lichens. This book is all about rediscovering those lost colours and using them to help a create better world, simply because they do not contain harmful chemicals
The Wonderful World of Model Trains: A Beginner's Guide to Building Your Own Model Railways and Creating Stunning Sceneries & Layouts by David B. Brokaw
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
"The Wonderful World of Model Trains" is a comprehensive guide to model railroading written for someone who is new to this hobby, starting with some basic "train knowledge" & terminologies, and continuing on to the more detailed aspects of the hobby like how to build your own benchwork, creating stunning scenery, tips & tricks, laying out tracks, wiring, and much more.
The Houseplant Basics Book by Elias Sassoon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Houseplants are meant to bring joy. This collection, originally published on Facebook, opens the door to this world of joy. I offer a no-frills approach to choosing and keeping indoor plants. My advice covers the ordinary tropical houseplants, cactus and succulents, bromeliads, and orchids. My approach is simple. I do not bombard readers with facts. My goal is to get spread the word. Good growing!
Homemade Devices For Inventive Teens - Make Stuff For Fun by Alan Detwiler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
For the adolescent or anyone who enjoys making interesting mechanical devices and gadgets. Most items are made from small pieces of wooden boards, coat hanger wire, paper, and discarded household items. The items are mostly mechanically interesting, clever, or useful. This is for the tinkerer or anyone who enjoys using ingenuity to make improvised devices with common tools and materials.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
The Joy of Melt and Pour Soap Crafting by Lisa Maliga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty and fashion
"The Joy of Melt and Pour Soap Crafting" is for anyone who wants to make soap without lye. You can make handcrafted soap in less than one hour and this book will show you how!