Category: Crafts

Download E-books Mindful Knitting: Inviting Contemplative Practice to the Craft PDF

By Tara Jon Manning

Writer Tara Jon Manning, a famous knitwear clothier and training Buddhist, explores the religious rewards of Kitting: carry internal serenity on your knitting practice--and daily actions. Ten unique and relaxing knitting projects--each complemented by way of a meditation workout.

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Download E-books Screen Printing At Home: Print Your Own Fabric to Make Simple Sewn Projects PDF

Do you like the assumption of printing your individual materials at domestic yet do not know the place to begin? This accomplished consultant to reveal printing indicates you simply how effortless it really is to create attractive, hand published materials at your kitchen table.

Screen printing professional, Karen Lewis, demonstrates display printing suggestions - stencilling and reveal filler - and the way they are often used to create wonderful, specialist effects with simple, reasonably cheap gear. either ideas are defined utilizing step by step textual content and photography.

Karen additionally explains how you can create basic sewn tasks out of your hand published materials. the stitching styles contain an apron, tote bag and tea comfortable, in addition to rules for the way to print on prepared made goods akin to tea towels to make extraordinary presents for neighbors and family.

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Download E-books Origamido: The Art of Paper Folding PDF

Translated from jap as "the approach, via paperfolding," Origamido is a life-style and of layout. greater than colourful, folded paper cranes and easy, yet captivating animals and toys, Origamido is lively creativity via paper folding. This e-book provides a fascinating number of the world's Origamido, masterworks of origami via many of the most interesting designers and paper folders dwelling this present day.

--Includes stunning origami paintings from forty foreign artists --Traces the advance of those attention-grabbing designs via fold-out diagrams and drawings

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Download E-books Drawing & Designing Tattoo Art: Creating Masterful Tattoo Art from Start to Finish PDF

By Fip Buchanan

Learn tips on how to create daring, unique designs from a grasp tattoo artist!

Tattooing is an artwork shape like no other...indelible, wearable work, each one on a distinct, ever-moving "canvas." Step into the parlor with grasp tattoo artist Fip Buchanan as he stocks greater than thirty years of expertise and the secrets and techniques to killer tattoo layout. In those pages, you’ll research the sensible concerns of placement, move, and colour selection, in addition to the artwork of conceptualizing the type of strong, own, out-of-the-ordinary designs beneficial of being on a physique for all times. You’ll even locate suggestion for taking the glance of tattoo artwork off -skin and into the area of image design.

  • Nine step by step demos demonstrate the author’s artistic strategy, from preliminary session and thought to accomplished tattoo
  • Covers renowned matters (snakes, dragons, pictures, hearts, roses and extra) besides dialogue of the symbolism in the back of them
  • Features a bankruptcy that explores tattoo types utilized to photograph art
  • A gallery showcases the various varieties of 9 extra best tattoo artists

Whether you aspire to hitch the career, are a photograph clothier seeking to extend your portfolio, or just have a fondness for tattoos, this booklet deals a unprecedented within examine the state of the art global of tattoo art.

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Download E-books The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners PDF

By Linda Sparks

Think of a corset as a clean canvas.

Linda Sparks' The fundamentals of Corset construction: A guide for rookies is a finished consultant to construction your first corset, including:

Section One: instruments and fabrics for Corset Building
Discusses the instruments you have to, plus kinds of metal, plastic, and textiles.

Section : development a Corset
Everything you want to find out about operating with bones and busks, surroundings grommets and eyelets, and making a fantastically entire corset.

Section 3: development Techniques
Covers all of the steps, together with creating a modesty panel, creating a mock-up, and construction unmarried layer, double layer, and type cloth corsets.

Section 4: changes and Fit
Discusses advertisement corset styles, in addition to how you can healthy and elegance a corset for precisely the glance you want.

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Download E-books Intarsia Workbook: Learning Intarsia Woodworking Through 8 Progressive Step-by-Step Projects PDF

By Judy Gale Roberts

Research the paintings of intarsia from the number 1 professional, Judy Gale Roberts! you may be surprised on the appealing images you could create in case you discover ways to mix assorted shades and textures of wooden to make raised 3-D photos. gains eight tasks and professional guide. nice for newbies!

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Download E-books The Knitting Problem Solver (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-128) PDF

By Tish Lilie

Due to the fact 1973, Storey's nation knowledge announcements have provided sensible, hands-on directions designed to aid readers grasp dozens of kingdom dwelling abilities speedy and simply. There at the moment are greater than a hundred and seventy titles during this sequence, and their impressive attractiveness displays the typical wish of nation and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in lifestyle.

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Download E-books Knitspeak: An A to Z Guide to the Language of Knitting Patterns PDF

By Andrea Berman Price

Like a 24-hour support hotline, Knitspeak demystifies trend language for knitters and provides them self belief to tackle new projects
The basically publication of its variety
Designed for fast reference and sized to slot in each knitting bag

Knitting could be a not easy craft, yet much more not easy than knitting itself is the cryptic language—a mixture of abbreviations, numbers, jargon, punctuation marks, and different symbols—in which styles tend to be written. It’s no ask yourself such a lot of rookies (and even a few whose abilities are really complex) are intimidated via the bewildering code—or that such a lot of yarn-shop vendors develop annoyed by means of the volume of time they need to spend interpreting styles for the uninitiated.

Enter Knitspeak, a knitter’s dictionary that disentangles the mysteries of development language and interprets it into undeniable English, assisting knitters to simply transition from careworn to convinced. Andrea Berman Price’s crucial guide—written in a pleasant, reassuring tone and formatted for fast reference—begins with an outline of the way knitting styles are prepared. It then deals a entire alphabetical directory of all of the abbreviations, phrases, words, and emblems often encountered in styles.

Knitspeak’s many easy-to-understand drawings make clear uncomplicated and not-so-basic needle recommendations, and a chain of sidebars bargains with concerns starting from maintaining a tally of simultaneous shaping to substituting yarns and analyzing a yarn label. The book’s appendix is stuffed with important suggestions, charts, and worksheets.

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Download E-books Blooming Crochet Hats: 10 Crochet Designs with 10 Mix-and-Match Accents PDF

By Shauna-Lee Graham

Crochet a colourful hat with mix-and-match blooms!

In Blooming Crochet Hats, you will find a posie of styles! all of the ten hats comes in six sizes, starting from youngster to grownup. From the cute Scalloped Beanie to the trendy secure Cloche, there is a hat for everybody to make and luxuriate in. upload a newsboy band, a sunhat brim or earflaps to offer your hat a special glance, and as soon as you are performed, button on one of many ten interchangeable motifs to make it uniquely your personal! With an collection of plants, like carnation puffs and cherry blossoms, in addition to novelty designs like bears and butterflies, you may fit your hats to any outfit or occasion.

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Download E-books Origami Masters Bugs: How the Bug Wars Changed the Art of Origami PDF

In the early Nineteen Nineties, contributors of the Origami Tanteidan conference in Japan begun a special festival dedicated to bugs and different arthropods as, over a interval of years, artists tried to one-up one another, successively including legs, antennae, wings, and extra. every year, the types turned more and more complicated, as origami lovers from around the globe joined the fray. Beetles grew to become winged beetles. Winged beetles grew to become winged noticed beetles, etc. types went from 30 or forty steps to hundreds and hundreds of steps. for this reason, origami artists constructed more than a few layout strategies that finally replaced the full artwork of origami folding. insects proceed this present day to be a favourite topic for origami artists, and this e-book either describes the unique demanding situations that stretched the paintings and likewise contains 12 unique modern insects (including one master-level undertaking) designed through the most gifted origami artists this present day from worldwide - with precise step by step directions to make them.

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