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Book Cover: Everyday Watercolor: Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days

Everyday Watercolor: Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days

Author: Jenna Rainey

ISBN: 9780399579721

A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor...

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Book Cover: The Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt: Inspiring Letters from Farm Women of the Great Depression and 99 Quilt Blocks That Honor Them

The Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt: Inspiring Letters from Farm Women of the Great Depression and 99 Quilt Blocks That Honor Them

Author: Laurie Aaron Hird

ISBN: 9781440241468

Featuring real-life letters from The Farmer's Wife magazine, Laurie Aaron Hird's new book commemorates the strength and hope of the farm women of the Great Depression. The 99-block queen-size sampler quilt inspired by these letters uses reproduction 1930s fabrics. For each block, instructions are provided for template piecing, and--where applicable--rotary...

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Book Cover: Sister Sampler Quilts: 3 Modern Sampler Quilts with Paired Sister Blocks

Sister Sampler Quilts: 3 Modern Sampler Quilts with Paired Sister Blocks

Author: AnneMarie Chany

ISBN: 9781440245039

Traditional piecing gets a fresh look!Do you love quilting, but are looking for a modern aesthetic? If so, you'll love Sister Sampler Quilts.Inside, you'll find 25 interchangeable sister blocks and 3 sampler quilts that challenge traditional grid layouts with fun, innovative settings. Create block pairs as identical sisters or flip...

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Book Cover: Fun With Washi!: 35 Ways to Instantly Refresh Your Home, Accessories, and Packages with Washi Tape

Fun With Washi!: 35 Ways to Instantly Refresh Your Home, Accessories, and Packages with Washi Tape

Author: Jessica Okui

ISBN: 9781452136714

Washi tape has become the obsession of crafters, scrapbookers, and package fanatics, and now they'll know just how many ways to use it! This inspiring craft book presents 35 delightfully unique and sophisticated projects for decorating the home, accessories, and stationery with washi tape. Using simple techniques and basic materials...

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Book Cover: Flight: The Complete History of Aviation

Flight: The Complete History of Aviation

Author: R G Grant

ISBN: 9781465463272

A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and now in paperback.Over 100 years ago, the Wright brothers flew in a shaky plane for the first time. Today, pilots can...

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Book Cover: Birdhouses, Boxes, and Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist: 19 Fun-to-Build Projects for Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

Birdhouses, Boxes, and Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist: 19 Fun-to-Build Projects for Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

Author: Paul Meisel

ISBN: 9781504800846

Making your own bird boxes and feeders is a rewarding and environmentally sound way to enhance any garden by attracting birds. The food we supply in winter can mean the difference between life and death for small birds, and in spring and summer bird boxes help many species to raise...

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Book Cover: Move It! Projects You Can Drive, Fly, and Roll

Move It! Projects You Can Drive, Fly, and Roll

Author: CHRISTA SCHNEIDER

ISBN: 9781532112546

Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Move It! Projects You Can Drive, Fly, and Roll, kids will make a mini helicopter fly from a circuit-controlled helipad, build a motorized LEGO car, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot...

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Book Cover: Project Kid: Crafts That Go!: 60 Imaginative Projects That Fly, Sail, Race, and Dive

Project Kid: Crafts That Go!: 60 Imaginative Projects That Fly, Sail, Race, and Dive

Author: Amanda Kingloff

ISBN: 9781579656836

Thomas the Tank Engine. Hot Wheels. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go. Kids' fascination with vehicles is insatiable. In Project Kid: Crafts That Go!, that excitement is translated into more than 60 inventive craft projects for parents to make with and...

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Book Cover: Lena Corwin's Made by Hand: A Collection of Projects to Print, Sew, Weave, Dye, Knit, or Otherwise Create

Lena Corwin's Made by Hand: A Collection of Projects to Print, Sew, Weave, Dye, Knit, or Otherwise Create

Author: Lena Corwin

ISBN: 9781617690594

In 2009, tastemaker and bestselling author Lena Corwin turned the top floor of her Brooklyn brownstone into a studio and began hosting classes for local crafters. In Lena Corwin's Made by Hand, she re-creates and builds upon her popular workshop series in order to reach crafters in Brooklyn and beyond...

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Book Cover: The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making, Revised and Updated: More than 700 Large Format Color Photos

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making, Revised and Updated: More than 700 Large Format Color Photos

Author: Tammy: Sillars-Powell Tessa Powley

ISBN: 9781627880084

This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as a reference and technique guide for . all the common methods and styles of jewelry: beaded jewelry, wire, crystals and gems, polymer clay, PMC. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions...

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Book Cover: PVC and Pipe Engineer: Put Together Cool, Easy, Maker-Friendly Stuff

PVC and Pipe Engineer: Put Together Cool, Easy, Maker-Friendly Stuff

Author: Jordan Bunker

ISBN: 9781631593345

PVC and iron pipes used to be hidden deep inside the crawlspaces in your house, serving purely utilitarian needs. But not anymore! DIY with PVC and iron piping has caught on with homeowners and earned a place in every room of the house (and the backyard too) ! The 1...

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Book Cover: Special Subjects: Beginning Chinese Brush: Discover the art of traditional Chinese brush painting

Special Subjects: Beginning Chinese Brush: Discover the art of traditional Chinese brush painting

Author: Monika Cilmi

ISBN: 9781633222052

With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Special Subjects: Beginning Chinese Brush is the perfect resource for beginning artists. Special Subjects: Beginning Chinese Brush teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started creating Chinese brush paintings. From choosing brushes to painting techniques, composition, and development, Special...

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Book Cover: Felt Decorations: 15 eye-popping projects to create

Felt Decorations: 15 eye-popping projects to create

Author: Rachel Beyer

ISBN: 9781784289096

A charming felt project book guiding you through the fundamentals of choosing your felts, all the necessary materials and step-by-step instructions on the basic stitching techniques. Once you've mastered the preparations, there are 15 gorgeous felt decorations for you to make by craft artist Rachel Beyer, all with step-by-step photography...

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Book Cover: Homespun Style

Homespun Style

Author: Selina Lake

ISBN: 9781849759267

If flat-pack furniture or expensive designer pieces aren't your thing, and you'd rather make your own cushion cover than buy it, then Homespun Style is for you. The Homespun look is about supporting artists and craftspeople, hunting down one-of-a-kind gems made by people with talent and passion. Fans of Homespun...

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