Crafts & Hobbies


Latinx Photography in the United States: A Visual History

Author: Elizabeth Ferrer

ISBN: 9780295747637

Whether at UFW picket lines in California’s Central Valley or capturing summertime street life in East Harlem Latinx photographers have documented fights for dignity and justice as well as the daily lives of ordinary people. Their powerful, innovative photographic art touches on family, identity, protest, borders, and other themes, including...

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The Modern Homestead Garden: Growing Self-sufficiency in Any Size Backyard

Author: Gary Pilarchik

ISBN: 9780760368176

Modern homesteading is a lifestyle focused on and . It doesn't matter whether "home" is 50 acres in the country, a suburban corner lot, or an apartment in the city; all you need is a desire to and live a more sustainable life. To be a modern homesteader, you don't...

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Audubon Birdhouse Book, Updated Edition: Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds

Author: Margaret Barker

ISBN: 9780760368626

A visit to almost any home or garden center presents birders with numerous cute and colorful contraptions that are sold as bird homes. But the fact is, many of these products provide anything but a . Produced in association with the , Audubon Birdhouse Book explains how to build and...

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Wear Vintage Now!: Choose It, Care for It, Style It Your Way

Author: Margaret Wilds

ISBN: 9781087815275

Wear Vintage Now! is a book for everyone who loves women's vintage fashion, but could use more knowledge--and encouragement--to wear and collect it well. Learn how to choose vintage items that fit, how to start with winning pieces and add on as you gain confidence, how to care for your...

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Maker Camp: Heritage Crafts and Skill-Building Projects for Kids

Author: Delanie Holton-Fessler

ISBN: 9781611807844

Handcraft is part of human nature: we build, we create, we innovate. The 20 projects in this book from an experienced art educator weave a story of human innovation and creativity, from the very beginnings of building shelters in the woods to tinkering with recycled materials. Heritage skills teach children...

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Creative Cosplay: Selecting & Sewing Costumes Way Beyond Basic

Author: Amanda Haas

ISBN: 9781617459054

An inspirational guide to sewing cosplay Boldly enter the world of cosplay and gain the confidence to design the costume of your dreams! Award-winning cosplayer Amanda Haas helps you translate your ideas from fiction to reality as you research costumes, shop for fabrics, mash-up patterns, and present your cosplay at...

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The Palmer Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting: Sew Great Clothes for Every Body. Fit Any Fashion Pattern

Author: Pati Palmer

ISBN: 9781618471017

From tissue-fitting pioneers Pati Palmer and Marta Alto comes a new book whose title says it all: The Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting: Sew Great Clothes for Every Body! Fit Any Fashion Pattern. It's been 20 years since their last book about fitting and altering sewing patterns, Fit for Real...

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Macramé at Home: Add Boho-Chic Charm to Every Room with 20 Projects for Stunning Plant Hangers, Wall Art, Pillows and More

Author: Natalie Ranae

ISBN: 9781624145285

Handmade Woven Art for Beginners & BeyondIndulge your macramé obsession the fun way -- by making it yourself! Macramé artist and teacher Natalie Ranae will guide you step by step to create stunning designer art pieces to adorn any space with boho vibes. From contemporary plant hangers to elegant wall...

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The Organic Artist for Kids: A DIY Guide to Making Your Own Eco-Friendly Art Supplies from Nature

Author: Nick Neddo

ISBN: 9781631597671

Immersed in the natural world, The Organic Artist for Kids inspires creativity by connecting kids and their adults to ouer wilderness roots. In addition to offering a wide variety of fun, collaborative projects using nature as a source for art supplies and inspiration, this book also introduces the concepts of...

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Craft Lab for Kids: 52 DIY Projects to Inspire, Excite, and Empower Kids to Create Useful, Beautiful Handmade Goods

Author: Stephanie Corfee

ISBN: 9781631598616

With Craft Lab for Kids, help your kids tap into the fun and empowerment of creating their own custom designs to wear, decorate with, and give.

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Rookwood: The Rediscovery and Revival of an American Icon--An Illustrated History

Author: Bob Batchelor

ISBN: 9781631598630

Author and historian Bob Batchelor tells , still operating in the heart of the Ohio River Valley . Filled with behind-the-scenes , stories of Rookwood's avid collectors, as well as never-before-seen images and documents from the company's historic archives, you will see why Rookwood remains a pillar of true craftsmanship.About...

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The Open Road: 50 Best Road Trips in the USA

Author: Jessica Dunham

ISBN: 9781640499300

Choose from lists of the best coastal drives, cross-country journeys, trips for kids, awe-inspiring views, and more50 different road trips gear you up for any adventure, from a weekend getaway to a cross-country tripCan't-miss stops from coast to coast: Leaf-peep along the Blue Ridge Parkway, look for wildflowers on Arizona's...

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Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Burano: Designs Inspired by a Venetian Island

Author: Kaffe Fassett

ISBN: 9781641551199

Kaffe Fassett uses the colorful Venetian island of Burano to form the backdrop of another stunning collection of new quilt designs from the Kaffe Fassett Studio. In this 22nd installment of Kaffe Fassett's ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, the quilts have been photographed on location in Burano, a...

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276 Edible Wild Plants of the United States and Canada: Berries, Roots, Nuts, Greens, Flowers, and Seeds in All or the Majority of the US and Canada

Author: Caleb Warnock

ISBN: 9781641702423

Self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock shares his expertise on living off the land in 274 Edible Wild Plants of the United States and Canada. Packed with over 800 photographs of over 250 wild berries, roots, nuts, greens, and flowers, this valuable reference will show you which plants are edible, where to...

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The Beginner's Guide to Growing Great Vegetables

Author: Lorene Edwards Forkner

ISBN: 9781643260853

You can grow beautiful, healthy, delicious veggies and herbs right from the start - just follow the trustworthy advice found in The Beginner's Guide to Growing Great Vegetables. Expert gardener Lorene Edwards Forkner shares all the information you need to create a thriving garden, from facts about soil and...

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Herb Magic: An Introduction to Magical Herbalism and Spells

Author: Patti Wigington

ISBN: 9781646114047

Explore the ancient practice of magical herbalism -- an illustrated guide to healing herbs and spellsHerbal magic is a powerful method of inviting protection, love, health, and wealth into your life. Perfect for fresh and seasoned herbalists alike, Herb Magic is your easy-to-digest guide to magical herbalism, introducing you to...

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Project Collage: 50 Projects to Spark Your Creativity

Author: Bev Speight

ISBN: 9781781575772

Cut it, stick it, twist it! Project: Collage is packed with great ideas for creating eyecatching collages, with 50 step-by-step projects to inspire you. Collage is the art of reinvention. This magical and tactile process invites you to collect, experiment, combine and transform. These creative mashups don't require specialist equipment...

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Visible Mending: A Modern Guide to Darning, Stitching and Patching the Clothes You Love

Author: Arounna Khounnoraj

ISBN: 9781787136106

We all have that favorite pair of jeans - no matter how baggy or worn they might become. In the movement against throw-away culture and fast fashion, learn how to pick up a needle and rediscover the forgotten techniques and the joy of mending.In Visible Mending, Arounna explores why we...

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