Download E-books Soap Crafting: Step-by-Step Techniques for Making 31 Unique Cold-Process Soaps PDF

By Anne-Marie Faiola, Lara Ferroni

Make your individual custom-tailored and completely shaped cold-process soaps! Anne-Marie Faiola offers 31 easy-to-follow recipes for crafting quite a few bar soaps with nice colour, form, and texture. use milk jugs and yogurt bins for molds, and the way espresso, avocado, or even beer can upload targeted dimensions in your creations. This encouraging advent to the paintings of soapmaking makes it basic to grasp the ideas you must competently and simply produce your personal enticingly aromatic soaps.

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Download E-books The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fan, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More PDF

By Jean Leinhauser, Rita Weiss

Entry countless numbers of crochet stitches for you to use yr in and 12 months out. From of the main revered names in crochet, this fundamental source presents very good value.
Step-by-step directions for greater than 350 stitches, from effortless to complicated, together with shells, enthusiasts, clusters, bobbles and more
Solid-colored swatch for every sew in a full-color, close-up photograph
Stitches are grouped by means of kind for simple reference, and an alphabetical index is usually integrated

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Download E-books Bead Knitted Bags: 10 Projects for Beaders and Knitters PDF

By Julia S. Pretl

10 Small and stylish style add-ons for either knitters and beaders to make.

Bead Knitted Bags good points the traditionally wealthy means of bead knitting - a mode of knitting beads without delay into stitches to create a dense yet supple tapestry-like textile, within the form of classic old beaded luggage. With particular guideline and sequenced illustrations, the writer presents transparent, step by step suggestions, complemented by means of the 20 video tutorials at the accompanying DVD. all the 10 initiatives encompasses a fabrics checklist, designated knitting guideline, and color-coded graphs of the total trend or a repeating motif. every one undertaking has a special strap, closure, or edging, and the writer offers completing feedback and important tricks in the course of the publication.

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Download E-books The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots PDF

By Lindsey Philpott

All knots are invaluable, yet many is additionally very attractive. the following, Lindsey Philpott, professional knot tyer, units out to supply the main entire, valuable, and engaging ebook of ornamental knots from worldwide. Readers will examine the fabrics, tools, measurements, and instruments had to tie dozens of gorgeous knots. Flat knots, around knots, sq. knots, protecting knots—you identify it, and this publication has it. From braids to plaits to sinnets, listed here are step by step directions followed through full-color photos for the knot tyer’s reference. Chapters include:

  • Getting Started
  • Purely ornamental Knots
  • Netting and Woven Knots
  • Turk’s Head Knots
  • Knob Knots
  • And a lot more!

Philpott presents a short historical past of knotting, as well as directions and important photographs. useful assistance, like what fabrics to not use will propose newbies concerning the information of knot tying. when you perform the knots illustrated in those pages, you should use the knowledge to create your individual person style—and even a few new knots! convenient reference publication in addition to a gorgeous present, this can be an important addition to each knot enthusiast’s library.

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Download E-books Making is Connecting PDF

By David Gauntlett

In Making is Connecting, David Gauntlett argues that via making issues, humans have interaction with the realm and create connections with one another. either on-line and offline, we see that individuals intend to make their mark at the international, and to make connections.
throughout the past century, the construction of tradition turned ruled via specialist elite manufacturers. yet this day, an enormous array of individuals are making and sharing their very own principles, movies, and different inventive fabric on-line, in addition to accomplishing real-world crafts, paintings tasks, and hands-on experiences.
Gauntlett argues that we're seeing a shift from a ‘sit-back-and-be-told tradition’ to a ‘making-and-doing culture’. everyone is rejecting conventional instructing and tv, and making their very own studying and leisure as a substitute. Drawing on facts from psychology, politics, philosophy, and economics, he exhibits how this shift is critical and crucial for the happiness and survival of contemporary societies.

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Download E-books Felt Toys for Little Ones: Handmade Playsets to Spark Imaginative Play PDF

By Jessica Peck

Create creative home made toys to please children with this how-to booklet Felt Toys on your Little Ones by means of Jessica Peck, the preferred dressmaker of Sweetie Pie Bakery styles. From an enthralling tea occasion and scrumptious ice cream store to an adventuresome teepee, the fun-worthy initiatives during this ebook will ignite your kid's mind's eye and supply hours of open-ended play. the ten tasks contain over seventy five styles. uncomplicated adequate to make in an afternoon, every one development makes use of available store-bought fabrics and springs with full-color pictures and step by step instructions.

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Download E-books Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes PDF

By Edie Eckman

Move past granny squares and prepare for crocheted circles, triangles, hexagons, and stars. Edie Eckman opens up the door to crocheting creativity with greater than a hundred and forty motifs of each form and dimension. enhance your garments, linens, housewares, and luggage with colourful styles as you set unusual yarn leftovers to strong use. step by step directions and colour photos give you the construction blocks to unlimited percentages. Open up your mind's eye and permit your crochet follow.

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Download E-books Sew Cute to Cuddle: 12 Easy Soft Toys and Stuffed Animal Sewing Patterns PDF

By Mariska Vos-Bolman

Make your individual specific and huggable tender toys with this quirky choice of 12 easy-to-sew filled animal styles, so adorable they're certain to make young children of every age smile!

With enjoyable images and transparent targeted diagrams encouraged via jap development books, each one step is then damaged down in jargon-free directions – which newbie sewers will locate super-helpful – whereas extra complicated sewers should be in a position to paintings from the diagrams alone.

As good as giving readers the entire suggestion they want on fabrics, stuffing and stitching options, all of the templates wanted are given at real measurement, that means readers can hint them instantly off the web page and begin stitching immediately away!

The 12 lovable filled animal designs will pride girls and boys alike and comprise styles for a monkey, an owl, a endure, a dragon, a tiger, a cat, a puppy, a hippo and extra. all of the toys are made in washer-friendly and reasonable quilt-weight cotton, so that you can select your individual favorite colours and prints to get inventive with!

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Download E-books Monster Origami PDF

By Duy Nguyen

Count Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, Wolfman: a monstrously enjoyable choice of spine-tingling creepy creatures! Created via origami grasp Duy Nguyen, writer of approximately 20 books at the topic, they’re absolute to please younger lovers of horror videos, novels, and comics. Nguyen conscientiously explains and illustrates each fold, from the valley to the mountain; deals recommendation on which paper to exploit and the way to get the easiest effects; and offers feedback for including own artistic touches, comparable to colour and element. The menagerie of menacing monsters features a demon, alien, werewolf, vampire bat, the ever-popular Godzilla, and King Ghidora—a particularly cool three-headed, long-necked flying lizard!

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