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Book Cover: Twisted: Modern Quilts with a Vintage Twist

Twisted: Modern Quilts with a Vintage Twist

Author: Mary W Kerr

ISBN: 9780764351709

This full-color description of the creation of 22 quilts gives contemporary quilters fresh ideas for injecting their works with energy from repurposed antique textiles, abandoned blocks, and vintage fragments. For each quilt's starting inspiration, a fragment of unfinished vintage quilting was incorporated into a modern quilt aesthetic. The newly-designed "past-combined-with-present"...

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Book Cover: In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers

Author: Ngoc Minh Ngo

ISBN: 9780847848508

Inspiring new ways to connect with the beauty of flowers in everyday life. Like the author's exquisite first book, Bringing Nature Home, this much-awaited follow-up title presents stunning arrangements and ideas for interiors inspired by the beauty of flowers. Ngoc Minh Ngo has recorded the work of artists, designers, and...

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Book Cover: Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide

Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide

Author: John Adams-Graf

ISBN: 9781440240706

Collecting Preserving WWII History Since the end of World War II, veterans, collectors, and history buffs have bought, sold, and traded the spoils of war. Souvenir collecting began as soon as troops set foot on foreign soil. Soldiers looked for wartime trinkets and keepsakes to remind them of their time...

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Book Cover: French General: A Year of Jewelry: 36 Projects with Vintage Beads

French General: A Year of Jewelry: 36 Projects with Vintage Beads

Author: Kaari Meng

ISBN: 9781454708049

The gorgeous lifestyle store French General has legions of devoted fans—and its founder, designer and stylist Kaari Meng, has created an exquisite book based on the boutique's beloved aesthetic. Inspired by vintage French beads, these 36 simple but gorgeous jewelry projects go month by month, season by season. With evocative...

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Book Cover: Arm Knitting

Arm Knitting

Author: Alpha.

ISBN: 9781465454386

30 quick and easy step-by-step projects that utilize the hottest needle-free trend in knitting: arm knitting.It's fast, it's easy, and it's fun. Arm Knitting features 30 step-by-step projects for head-to-toe wearables, accessories including bags and baskets, and items for the home. Every project is needle-free, and, though you can create...

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Book Cover: DMR For Beginners: Using the Tytera MD-380

DMR For Beginners: Using the Tytera MD-380

Author: Kantonrechter Utrecht.

ISBN: 9781545553732

A Practical, What-You-Need-to-Know Guide to Getting on DMR. DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) is a powerful system for linking the worlds of amateur radio and the Internet. You can link your handheld radio to repeaters, individuals, or talk groups located anywhere in the world, quickly and easily. And because it's all...

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Book Cover: 20-Minute Whittling Projects: Fun Things to Carve from Wood

20-Minute Whittling Projects: Fun Things to Carve from Wood

Author: Tom Hindes

ISBN: 9781565238671

Learn the fast and simple way to whittle in this fun introduction to woodcarving. Discover how to whittle in less time while you have more fun! One of the joys of whittling with a pocket knife is that you can do it just about anywhere. You don t need any...

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Book Cover: Sweet Tweets: Simple Stitches, Whimsical Birds

Sweet Tweets: Simple Stitches, Whimsical Birds

Author: Erin Cox

ISBN: 9781604686142

Fall in love with cheery little birds that add the perfect touch of whimsy to these simple, practical items. The magic happens with a unique style of raw-edge applique that's similar to free-motion quilting, as if you were sketching with thread. Let your creativity soar with 11 quick projects. Get...

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Book Cover: The Knowledgeable Knitter: Understand the Inner Workings of Knitting and Make Every Project a Success

The Knowledgeable Knitter: Understand the Inner Workings of Knitting and Make Every Project a Success

Author: Margaret Radcliffe

ISBN: 9781612124148

The Knowledgeable Knitter is the definitive reference for any knitter seeking better results, whether the challenge is reading a pattern chart, substituting yarn, modifying a pattern, fixing a mistake, shaping a collar, or adjusting an armhole. Expert Margaret Radcliffe, author of The Knitting Answer Book and Circular Knitting Workshop, demystifies...

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Book Cover: Cable Left, Cable Right: 94 Knitted Cables

Cable Left, Cable Right: 94 Knitted Cables

Author: Judith Durant

ISBN: 9781612125169

Knitted cables, with their three-dimensional twists and turns, are a common element in lots of patterns -- but most patterns dont include directions for executing them. Cable Left, Cable Right, by expert knitter Judith Durant, eliminates the mystery with detailed, in-depth instructions for creating 94 different styles of cable, from...

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Book Cover: Print, Paint & Ink: Over 20 Modern Craft Projects for You and Your Home

Print, Paint & Ink: Over 20 Modern Craft Projects for You and Your Home

Author: Andie Powers

ISBN: 9781631863134

The 21 projects in Print, Paint & Ink are perfect for anyone interested in learning to make their own stamps, prints, and painted goods. From the easy and adorable Teeny Tiny Eraser Stamps to the stylish Furoshiki Wrap to the modern and minimalist Nesting Poplar Boxes and so much more...

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Book Cover: Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork: Original floral design with over 30 models

Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork: Original floral design with over 30 models

Author: Di Van Niekerk

ISBN: 9781782213499

This new edition of this best-selling book, first published in 2004, is a must have for all lovers of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. It is suitable for first-time embroiderers as well as those who wish to brush up on certain techniques. In addition to modified text to suit techniques and...

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Book Cover: Crochet Basics: A Step by Step Course for First Time Stitchers

Crochet Basics: A Step by Step Course for First Time Stitchers

Author: Nicki Trench

ISBN: 9781782491507

Have you ever thought that you'd like to learn the craft of crochet but have been mystified by seemingly incomprehensible patterns and jargon? If so, this is the book for you. Crochet Basics is the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to learn how to crochet. It is a structured...

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Book Cover: DIY Papercrafts

DIY Papercrafts

Author: Marisa Edghill

ISBN: 9781942875277

Learn how to transform washi tape and paper into beautiful stationery, giftwrap, gifts, and moreall with just a few simple tools! DIY Paper Crafts is full of unique and inspirational ideas and step-by-step projects that are perfect for washi tape crafters of any skill level. Full of inspirational instruction, fun...

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