Download E-books Fresh Family Traditions: 18 Heirloom Quilts for a New Generation PDF

By Sherri McConnell

This choice of 18 captivating quilts and residential components from Sherri McConnell brings jointly the easiest of the previous and new in quilting. Sherri s new designs replace conventional blocks (many passed down from her grandmothers) with clean shades and materials from a few of this present day s most sensible designers. You ll additionally stopover at Sherri s quilting room and how you can locate concept on your personal quilting. initiatives within the e-book comprise quilts either huge and small, plus pillows and desk runners ideal for scrap materials, fats quarters, and precut attraction packs and jelly rolls. speedy and simple initiatives additionally make really good selfmade gifts."

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Download E-books The Refashion Handbook: Refit, Redesign, Remake for Every Body PDF

By Beth Huntington

Take secondhand unearths from frumpy to great with a bit support from Beth Huntington, a.k.a. the Renegade Seamstress. The Refashion Handbook includes 19 fashionable tasks, each one displaying you ways to remodel easy-to-find goods right into a greater healthy, a brand new layout, or a thorough makeover. study the fundamentals of refashioning: the way to degree, reshape, healthy, and end a garment, so it matches you completely. Plus measurement? Petite? No challenge! Beth's designs flatter a wide selection of sizes and physique varieties. Her effortless recommendations are enjoyable for even starting sewists. you will love growing your personal secondhand chic!

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Download E-books Weekend Hats: 25 Knitted Caps, Berets, Cloches, and More PDF

By Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Melissa LaBarre

Take this handy booklet anyplace and include the most well liked head-turning style accent: the knitted hat.

The shrewdpermanent designs of Weekend Hats could have enthusiastic knitters in every single place rejoicing in year-round hat sort. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre have introduced you the easiest in-designer knit hat styles multi function attractive and fun-loving assortment. incorporated are 25 smart adaptations on caps, berets, beanies, cloches, hats, toques, tams, and snoods starting from female to sporty. This selection of designated designs makes knitting a picture-perfect hat easy-to-do, delivering the simplest in modern type and customised thoughts. inside of you can find twenty-five modern hat styles from authors Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre in addition to top-notch designers together with Jared Flood, Connie Chang Chinchio, Kate Gagnon Osborn, Courtney Kelley, Kristen TenDyke, Cirila Rose, and extra. specialist suggestion acceptable for numerous ability degrees with specific consciousness paid to exploring cables, lace, colour, and texture.Tips and methods on the way to maximize using strong point yarns and components so as to add a bit panache for your designs. the entire designs in Weekend Hats are perfect initiatives for trip, presents, or sneaking in among better knit tasks. With the assistance of this professional knitting workforce, you are going to study every thing you want to be aware of to grasp either the styling and technical points of making distinct knitted hats.

Whether you are attracted to convenience, kind, or simply knitting leisure and never-ending principles, Weekend Hats is your all-in-one source for growing want-to-wear knitted caps.

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Download E-books Make It! Write It! Read It!: Simple Bookmaking Projects to Engage Kids in Art and Literacy PDF

Perfect for preschool via elementary–level educators trying to improve school room classes or mom and dad and different caregivers searching for enjoyable and inventive hands-on actions for kids, Make It! Write It! learn It! contains field-tested bookmaking initiatives that inspire self-expression whereas construction either paintings and literacy talents. Seventeen easy-to-follow clean publication designs—such as Accordion Fold, putting Tassel, and Paper-Bag-Pockets books—are awarded after which utilized to 23 particular cross-curricular e-book tasks, together with Alphabet, Pop-Up Jungle, and Flapping bugs books.
 
The tasks require not anything greater than mind's eye and conventional lecture room paintings provides. With mild prompting, teenagers can write poems, paragraphs, or basic tales on the topic of their creations. each one job comprises academic ambitions; talents constructed; fabrics wanted; transparent, illustrated, step by step directions; and literary connection ideas.
 
Longtime paintings educator Wendy M. L. Libby courses rookies who may wish extra path but additionally indicates open-ended probabilities for more matured bookmakers, lecturers, and artists.

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Download E-books Art Revolution: Alternative Approaches for Fine Artists and Illustrators PDF

By Lisa L. Cyr

With an remarkable array of media and electronic instruments at their disposal, today's artists are confronted with limitless percentages for artistic experimentation. by no means ahead of has there been such innovation within the manner artwork should be conceptualized, produced and presented.

Art Revolution is at the state-of-the-art, exploring how artists are reinterpreting, reinventing and redefining every thing from the surfaces on which they paintings to the best way audience have interaction with their entire items. This booklet ventures off the crushed route to song the inventive instructions and signature sorts of twenty-one of today's such a lot visionary artists, together with Dave McKean, David Mack, Marshall Arisman and Cynthia von Buhler.

Brilliantly illustrated with creative examples of two-dimensional, three-d, electronic and new media paintings, Art Revolution will motivate you to damage out of the confines of conventional pondering, push your content material to the next point, and revolutionize your individual method of paintings.

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Download E-books CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Terribly Wrong PDF

By Heather Mann

Negative Bridgit, who over priced the scale of her head—her home made frilly lace bathe cap got here directly right down to her chin. And who can blame Lindsey for pondering "glitter shoes" appeared like a funky, effortless undertaking rather than what it grew to become out to be: a puddle of gleaming glop. and very, whoever published that amazing Spaghetti-Stuffed Garlic Bread on Pinterest might be sued. while Mindy pulled hers from the oven, it seemed like a "hot mess of intestines streaming out of doughy flesh." Mmmm, thanks, Pinterest!
Written by means of Heather Mann, writer of CraftFail.com, her hilarious weblog with hundreds of thousands of web page perspectives and thousands of fans, CraftFail celebrates the inventive technique, yet from the opposite part. this can be the stuff that will get the "A for Effort" and LOL for consequence. yet as soon as the laughter dies down, it additionally evokes a hot feel-good recognize for crafters who aren't afraid to fail. finally, whether there's no longer a mortal alive other than Martha who could make a Waxed center worthwhile of placing on your window to seize the solar, why shouldn't many attempt? whilst it is going flawed, why shouldn't the remainder of us get pleasure from this Epic Fail? after which examine all of the full-color photographs that rfile it.
Home decor fails, type fails, vacation fails, foodstuff fails, child crafting fails— as one nameless crafter acknowledged: "It wasn't purported to finish this way." fortunately for us, it did.

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Download E-books More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making: Techniques to Take Your Projects to the Next Level PDF

By Chris Franchetti Michaels

The visible strategy to get addicted to jewellery making

Unlike different crafts that concentrate on a reasonably slender variety of concepts and fabrics, jewellery making is particularly extensive; the innovations surround every thing from bead stringing to steel stamping to operating with sorts of clay. More train your self VISUALLY jewellery Making alternatives up the place Teach your self VISUALLY jewellery Making & Beading leaves off and provides you much more concepts to create new sorts of jewelry.

Beginning with a concise evaluate of bijou making instruments and crucial thoughts, the e-book offers technique-specific chapters masking: easy steel paintings, steel chilly connections, sculpting with steel clay, embellishing steel, designing with chain, utilizing adhesives, and dealing with paintings glaze, resin, and leather-based. Plus, a last bankruptcy dedicated to instance initiatives provides guide for making 12 designated items so as to add on your jewellery collection.

  • Step-by-step directions are followed by way of transparent, distinctive photographs
  • Features a suite of attractive styles utilizing the thoughts described
  • Online bonus beneficial properties comprise a unfastened bonus venture and downloadable art and patterns
  • Other titles through Chris Franchetti Michaels: Teach your self VISUALLY jewellery Making & Beading, train your self VISUALLY Beadwork, Beading visible speedy Tips, and Wire jewellery visible fast Tips

If you are a starting to intermediate jewellery maker trying to upload up to date options on your repertoire, More educate your self VISUALLY jewellery Making has you coated.

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Download E-books Painting Nature in Watercolor with Cathy Johnson: 37 Step-by-Step Demonstrations Using Watercolor Pencil and Paint PDF

By Cathy Johnson

Breathe clean air into your watercolors! seize the wonders of nature!

From crashing waves to sculptured deserts, from grand sunsets to humble wildflowers, from yard discoveries to unique getaways, the wildlife bargains notion adequate for an entire life! during this publication, one in all trendy foremost nature artists indicates you ways to utilize it. inside an inviting, sketchbook-style structure, you will the best way to catch nature's treasures utilizing watercolor pencils and paint.

Inside you will find:

  • A chapter-by-chapter exploration of 5 assorted panorama topics: forests, water, meadows, mountains and deserts.
  • 37 step by step demonstrations from of Johnson's such a lot cherished books, Creating Nature in Watercolor and Watercolor Pencil Magic.
  • Johnson's favourite suggestions for taking pictures quite a few textures and topics, together with vegetation, timber, water, natural world, rock formations, differences due to the season and more.
  • A wealth of professional suggestion on accumulating reference fabrics, assembling your personal box equipment, portray humans in nature, and lots more and plenty more.

Embark on an inventive event as you test with new ideas, notice clean topics, and hone your powers of commentary. Your ensuing work and sketches will delivery you to loved moments and locations worthy remembering.

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Download E-books Brave Intuitive Painting-Let Go, Be Bold, Unfold!: Techniques for Uncovering Your Own Unique Painting Style PDF

By Flora S. Bowley

Undertake a spontaneous, daring, and fearless method of portray as a technique of discovery—one that ends up in lush and colourful accomplished works that may beg to be displayed. This inspiring and inspiring booklet for either beginner and skilled painters teaches the best way to create colourful, fascinating, expressive work via a number of recommendations, combining uncomplicated, functional portray rules with cutting edge own self-expression.

Flora S. Bowley's enjoyable and forgiving method of portray relies at the thought that “You don't start with a preconceived portray in brain; you permit the portray to unfold.” Illustrating the right way to paintings in layers, flowers grants the liberty to hide up, re-start, wipe away, and alter classes again and again alongside the way in which. unforeseen and exact compositions, colour mixtures, and subject material seem as you leave your work to emerge in an natural, unplanned means whereas operating from a spot of interest and letting move of fear.

—Learn strategies for operating with shiny colour and heading off mud.
—Make wealthy and sundry marks with various unforeseen tools.
—Break compositional rules.
—Embrace nonattachment on the way to maintain exploring.
—Keep momentum via relocating your physique and staying positive.
—Work with what's operating to allow move of struggle.
—Connect extra deeply to the area round you to stick inspired.
—Embrace layers to create wealthy complicated paintings.
—Find rhythm by means of spiraling among chaos and order.

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Download E-books Origami, la era nueva (Japanese Edition) PDF

By Kunihiko Kasahara

This is often the third installment of the "Viva! Origami" series.
It showcases a few of the nice types of the time (still nice in our time!)
by eastern and Western creators. John Montroll's paintings is seriously featured,
including a number of of his versions now not released wherever else.
It's additionally attention-grabbing to determine many diversifications at the related subject matter - therefore - crabs.

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