Crafts & Hobbies


Elway: A Relentless Life

Author: Jason Cole

ISBN: 9780316455770

John Elway's historic moments are known by two-word phrases. He was at the center of the wildest play in college football history, simply known as "The Play." Before he signed a pro contract, there was "The Trade." His NFL career included "The Drive" and "The Fumble," and, of course, "The...

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The Best American Sports Writing 2020

Author: Jackie MacMullan

ISBN: 9780358196990

For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Each year, the series editor and guest editor curate a truly exceptional collection. The...

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The Best American Travel Writing 2020

Author: Jason Wilson

ISBN: 9780358362036

An eclectic compendium of the best travel writing essays published in 2019, collected by esteemed guest editor Robert Macfarlane, author of Mountains of the Mind and Underland. The Best American Travel Writing gathers together a satisfyingly varied medley of perspectives, all exploring what it means to travel somewhere new. For...

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Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide

Author: John Cleese

ISBN: 9780385348270

"Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very clever, they weren't actually creative. I like to think I'm writing about it from the inside." --John CleeseCreativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess. John Cleese begs to differ, and in...

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Printmaking: How to Print Anything on Everything

Author: Christine Medley

ISBN: 9780486837192

Before the digital age, printing was a handcraft - and it still is! This guide presents 12 easy-to-follow projects that demonstrate time-honored techniques for decorating gift bags and coasters, transferring images to mugs and t-shirts, and embellishing other items. Suitable for crafters at all levels of ability and of all...

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Kitchen Garden Revival: A modern guide to creating a stylish small-scale, low-maintenance edible garden

Author: Nicole Johnsey Burke

ISBN: 9780760366868

Elevate your backyard veggie patch into a work of sophisticated and stylish art. Kitchen Garden Revival guides you through every aspect of kitchen gardening, from design to harvesting - with expert advice from author Nicole Johnsey Burke, founder of Rooted Garden, one of the leading US culinary landscape companies, and...

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Guitar All-in-One For Dummies: Book Online Video and Audio Instruction

Author: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781119731412

Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, features a wealth of Dummies content for guitarists, including material from: * Guitar For Dummies * Guitar Theory For Dummies * Guitar Exercises For Dummies * Rock Guitar For Dummies * Blues Guitar For Dummies * Classical Guitar For Dummies

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Gods at Play: An Eyewitness Account of Great Moments in American Sports

Author: Tom Callahan

ISBN: 9781324004271

A beautifully observed narrative of American sport: character, grit, tragedy, unremarked heroism, and, always, the illuminating story behind the story.As a columnist for Time magazine, among many other publications, Tom Callahan witnessed an extraordinary number of defining moments in American sport across four decades. He takes us from Roberto Clemente...

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Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty

Author: Jeff Pearlman

ISBN: 9781328530004

In the history of modern sport, there have never been two high-level teammates who loathed each other the way Shaquille O'Neal loathed Kobe Bryant, and Kobe Bryant loathed Shaquille O'Neal. From public sniping and sparring, to physical altercations and the repeated threats of trade, it was warfare. And yet, despite...

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The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible: Birds, Behaviors, Habitats, Identification, Art & Other Home Crafts

Author: Paul Sterry

ISBN: 9781419750533

The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible is that rare type of book, one that is as packed with information as it is pleasing to look at. The latest in a successful line of "bibles," following The Beekeeper's Bible and TheBotanical Bible, this new volume has the broadest appeal yet. An elegant aesthetic...

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America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs

Author: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426221422

America the Beautiful showcases the stunning spaces closest to our nation's heart--from the woods in the Great Appalachian Valley that Davy Crockett once called home to the breathtaking sweep of California's Big Sur coast to the wilds of Alaska. It also celebrates the people who have made this country what...

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Cross Stitch for the Soul: 20 designs to inspire

Author: Emma Congdon

ISBN: 9781446308080

Cross Stitch for the Soul is a collection of beautifully designed motivational and inspirational quotes rendered in easy cross-stitching techniques that will raise the spirits, both during the making process and beyond, as treasured pictures on the wall. Designed by leading cross stitch designer Emma Congdon, aka Stitchrovia, whose modern...

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Super Simple Hand-Lettering Projects: Techniques and Craft Projects Using Hand Lettering

Author: Kiley Bennett

ISBN: 9781497204515

The exciting follow-up from Kiley in Kentucky! 15 step-by-step projects for cutting boards, coasters, signs, holiday accents, clothing, decorative chalkboards, and more Over 300 photos and drawings take you through each hand-lettering project in detail Hands-on project book for practiced hand letterers to personalize gifts, add to your home décor...

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A Man & His Car: Iconic Cars and Stories from the Men Who Love Them

Author: Matt Hranek

ISBN: 9781579658922

Man-about-town and NYC men's style fixture Matt Hranek is back with his second book, A Man & His Car. Here is a beautiful homage to an object of men's obsession, told in firsthand and original interviews. Jay Leno, a major car collector and the host of Jay Leno's Garage, shares...

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Meditative Stone Art: Create over 40 Mandala and Nature-Inspired Designs

Author: Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango

ISBN: 9781631066696

Alleviate stress, foster creativity, and commune with nature while creating beautiful art with Meditative Stone Art. Let artist Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango guide you on a meditative art journey, for beginner and expert crafters alike, as she shares her unique and elegant designs for decorating stones. Meditative Stone Art includes...

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Watercolor Is for Everyone: Simple Lessons to Make Your Creative Practice a Daily Habit - 3 Simple Tools, 21 Lessons, Infinite Creative Possibilities

Author: Kateri Ewing

ISBN: 9781631598593

Watercolor Is for Everyone guides you through 21 intuitive, process-based painting lessons that help you discover your own unique artist-within while creating works of beauty you will joyfully send out into the world to share. In this beautiful book, artist Kateri Ewing, author of Look Closer, Draw Better, guides you...

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Cartoon Animation with Preston Blair: Learn techniques for drawing and animating cartoon characters

Author: Preston Blair

ISBN: 9781633228900

While animators must first know how to draw, the animation process involves much more than just good drawing skills. In this book, acclaimed cartoon animator Preston Blair shares his vast practical knowledge to explain and demonstrate the many techniques of cartoon animation. Learn the animators must have, including:How to construct...

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The Wicked Baker: Cakes and treats to die for

Author: Helena Garcia

ISBN: 9781787136007

#witchesofinstagram - here is the perfect book for your haunted kitchen!Give your baking a wicked twist with eerily clever ideas for all manner of cakes, cookies, pastries, breads, desserts and even drinks to spook up your cooking repertoire and make Halloween an occasion to remember. Whether you're a curious witch...

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The Dynasty

Author: Jeff Benedict

ISBN: 9781982134105

It's easy to forget that the New England Patriots were once the laughingstock of the NFL, a nearly bankrupt team that had never won a championship and was on the brink of moving to St. Louis. Everything changed in 1994, when Robert Kraft acquired the franchise and soon brought on...

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