Category: Crafts

Download E-books Origami for Busy People: 27 Original On-the-Go Projects PDF

By Marcia Joy Miller

Make quickly and straightforward origami tasks with this origami publication with folding paper.

Origami for Busy People is the 1st origami e-book for those that like to fold paper for enjoyable and rest yet have difficulty discovering the time of their busy day for it. Origami initiatives can simply be accomplished in the course of a busy schedule—a 5-minute coffee-break, lunchtime or a couple of minutes after paintings or at the go back and forth is all you will have. writer Marcia pleasure Miller offers lots of inventive and fascinating origami folding tasks to fit those a variety of downtimes. the intense, fine quality folding paper within the e-book makes it like an origami kit—You do not have to shop for new folding paper every time soon!

This effortless origami e-book contains:

  • ninety six web page, full-color booklet
  • advent and consultant to paper folding techniques
  • step by step directions and diagrams
  • 27 fun-to-do initiatives
  • forty eight, two-sided perforated folding sheets
  • Dozens of alternative colours and patterns

These enjoyable folds are an effective way to benefit origami and will be used to accessorize your cubicle or to create whatever to offer to family and friends on the finish of the day.

Origami initiatives include

  • Jack-O'Lantern
  • Seahorse
  • Noisemaker
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • And many more…

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Download E-books The Jigs & Fixtures Bible PDF

Let the "Dean of domestic Workshop Writers," R.J. DeCristoforo, make it easier to utilize your instruments and your workshop. The Jigs & furnishings Bible collects the final a number of years of his renowned "Cris Cuts" column from the pages of Popular Woodworking journal and supplementations them with designated assistance, methods and advice.

Through chapters akin to "Put the Mortiser to paintings" and "Know Your Band Saw," DeCristoforo provide you with a life of worthy woodworking wisdom, including:

  • an review of the ten instruments that deserve an enduring position on your shop
  • the fundamentals of desk observed angles
  • the most sensible joints for each venture and material
  • methods for overcoming the consequences of warping
  • three nice jigs in your desk observed which may minimize circles or even bowls
  • advice for purchasing the easiest functionality from your band observed and jointer
  • directions for development your personal band observed and desk observed grasp jigs
  • professional handsaw upkeep techniques
  • the tips to making necessary and lovely modular furniture
  • and a lot more!

DeCristoforo writes with a simplicity and directness that makes new ideas transparent, whereas supplying you with jigs, courses and concepts to make your paintings more uncomplicated, more secure and extra exact. you are going to learn how to extend your energy instruments' usefulness a ways past brands' requisites and increase your woodworking to the extent of craftsmanship.

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Download E-books More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making: Techniques to Take Your Projects to the Next Level PDF

By Chris Franchetti Michaels

The visible technique to get addicted to jewellery making

Unlike different crafts that target a pretty slender variety of ideas and fabrics, jewellery making is especially extensive; the ideas surround every thing from bead stringing to steel stamping to operating with sorts of clay. More educate your self VISUALLY jewellery Making alternatives up the place Teach your self VISUALLY jewellery Making & Beading leaves off and provides you much more suggestions to create new sorts of jewelry.

Beginning with a concise evaluate of bijou making instruments and crucial thoughts, the e-book offers technique-specific chapters protecting: easy steel paintings, steel chilly connections, sculpting with steel clay, embellishing steel, designing with chain, utilizing adhesives, and dealing with artwork glaze, resin, and leather-based. Plus, a last bankruptcy dedicated to instance initiatives provides guideline for making 12 distinct items so as to add in your jewellery collection.

  • Step-by-step directions are observed by way of transparent, distinct photographs
  • Features a suite of attractive styles utilizing the strategies described
  • Online bonus gains comprise a unfastened bonus venture and downloadable paintings and patterns
  • Other titles via Chris Franchetti Michaels: Teach your self VISUALLY jewellery Making & Beading, educate your self VISUALLY Beadwork, Beading visible fast Tips, and Wire jewellery visible fast Tips

If you are a commencing to intermediate jewellery maker trying to upload up to the moment strategies in your repertoire, More educate your self VISUALLY jewellery Making has you coated.

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Download E-books Bag Style: 20 Inspirational Handbags, Totes, and Carry-alls to Knit and Crochet (Style series) PDF

By Pam Allen

Featuring 22 cutting edge styles for all ability degrees, this ebook contains initiatives from 20 best knitwear designers, together with Veronik Avery, Norah Gaughan, Mags Kandis, and Kristin Nicholas. From a zenith carpet bag to a felted messenger bag to a fragile handbag with handles made up of bracelets, each one undertaking good points beautiful photos and step by step directions, and all innovations are defined in easy-to-understand aspect. no matter if an avid bag knitter or developing one for the 1st time, this booklet has all of the notion, strategy, and info crafters need.

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Download E-books Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping PDF

By Dale Armstrong

Intermediate jewellery artists looking new layout probabilities can study step by step directions on how one can wire-wrap utilizing faceted stones, how one can create pendants with any dimension or form or faceted stone, the best way to use numerous equipment of operating with and environment faceted stones, plus blending twine gauges and tempers to create strong and inventive pieces.

In Wirework, Dale "Cougar" Armstrong showcases her vintage jewellery type and indicates how you can create attractive customized bracelets, necklaces, pendants, jewelry, and earrings in 18 initiatives. you are going to learn:

  • how to paintings with half-hard cord; while to exploit different tempers and why
  • Dale's favourite instruments and correct instrument usage
  • using geometry in wire-jewelry capabilities; making the "right" correct angles; shaping with and with out mandrels; utilizing "found" goods for shaping; while and the way to take advantage of snap-set parts; selecting the right cabochons and gemstones

Wirework will problem artists to be inventive, imagine open air the field, and remodel jewellery into their very own style.

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Download E-books The Beader's Bible: A comprehensive guide to beading techniques PDF

By Dorothy Wood

This integral consultant to beads and beading options, offers crucial beading knowledge including quite a lot of inspirational initiatives, information and ideas. each one bankruptcy specializes in a distinct beading procedure, guiding readers via easy talents, instruments and fabrics, earlier than relocating directly to over thirty step by step initiatives, starting from attractive luggage and jewellery to sophisticated scarves and components.

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Download E-books The Candlemaker's Companion: A Complete Guide to Rolling, Pouring, Dipping, and Decorating Your Own Candles PDF

By Betty Oppenheimer

Enjoy a few do-it-yourself glow. From wax to wick to wrapping, The Candlemaker’s Companion is a definitive advisor to fashionable candle making. the right way to create rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles; play along with your favourite scents and colours; and use strong point suggestions to layout sparkling luminaria, candle holders, and different beautiful components. With illustrated instructions, whole resource lists, and lots of useful recommendation, Betty Oppenheimer invitations even the newbie candlemaker to get in at the motion. Fill your place with the nice and cozy mild and engaging fragrances that in simple terms candles can bring.

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Download E-books Metal Craft Discovery Workshop PDF

By Linda O'Brien

Creating with steel hasn't ever been easier!

Whether it truly is jewellery, journals or kitschy keepsakes that spark your hearth, Metal Craft Discovery Workshop indicates simply how effortless it really is to create 20 enjoyable and cool tasks step by step, from a miniature magazine to an altered lunch box.

A nontraditional method and a finished options part will introduce you to the whimsical aspect of steel. not just will you study secrets and techniques to slicing and becoming a member of steel, you will also:

  • Explore how you can age and upload texture to metal
  • Discover the various forms of steel to be had, together with copper, mesh, cord and recycled material
  • Conjure up attractive patina finishes with a number of "secret" recipes
  • Find additional concept within the artists' gallery section

You'll love growing those items, even if you could have labored with steel earlier than or you are new to the medium. provide your recycle bin a moment look and begin crafting appealing items with steel today.

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Download E-books The Tatter's Treasure Chest PDF

By Mary Carolyn Waldrep

The paintings of tatting has produced probably the most appealing, creative, and complicated designs within the background of needlework. Over a hundred of the easiest of these designs — a lot of them ignored and out of movement for generations — were chosen for this precise assortment from the pages of lengthy out-of-print thread corporation leaflets of the Twenties, 30s, 40s, and 50s.
The designs diversity from tiny coasters to a good-looking checkerboard luncheon set and comprise based collars, complicated tracery styles for doilies and luncheon mats, and delicately appealing edgings for pillowcases, visitor towels, and desk mats. one of the highlights: a particular Victorian tray mat, a handkerchief with a butterfly nook, heirloom child caps and bonnets, a sunburst doily, and a marvelous jabot collar.
This wealthy treasury of tatting classics, entire with complete directions and a photo of every construction, deals needleworkers a stunning collection of familiar designs which are perfect for domestic, kin, and private use, and excellent as presents that exquisitely show the giver's needlework expertise.

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