No Sew Love

Author: Ashley Johnston
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0762455322
Size: 70.68 MB
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Although Ashley Johnston is comfortable with a needle and thread—and really enjoys making handmade items for her children and home—she could certainly understand that sewing machines can strike fear and dread into the hearts of many crafters. The complicated machinery with the fussy parts as well as confusing pattern directions send many people running from any craft that requires sewing. No-Sew Love is filled with ideas for the non-sewing crafter or for the more casual sewist who would rather not haul out the sewing machine for a quick project. Materials all easily found at craft and fabric stores—hem tape, fusible webbing, a variety of glues, and of course, fabric—are all you need to whip up the 50 no-sew wonders in the book. There are throw pillows, grommet curtain panels, cute kids' clothing, holiday decorations, and even accessories for you! Projects are photographed at each step for crystal-clear directions, and sure-to-please results.

Knitless

Author: Laura McFadden
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762458038
Size: 44.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Are you a knitter, crocheter, crafter, or none of the above? This clever book gives yarn lovers—both knitters and non-knitters alike—50 fun ways to use their stashes without taking out their knitting needles. The projects are easy and simple, but with a modern aesthetic that manages to be both sophisticated and inviting. Get your hot glue gun fired up, adhere some pompoms to an old office chair, and make the most ho-hum seat in your house into a cozy piece of pop art furniture. Or treat your neck to a stylish infinity scarf. All you need is some bulky yarn and the ability to braid. This book will strike a chord with DIYers who love yarn but don't always want to take the time and effort to knit something from it. Projects also include a Sputnik lamp shade, a welcome mat, friendship bracelets, and even a rehabbed woven lawn chair. Put away your needles and crochet hooks and create fabulous projects, from accessories to home goods and more!

Rooms Your Kids Will Love

Author: Paige Gilchrist
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781579902858
Size: 66.19 MB
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With 50 great projects to choose from, it’s child’s play to create a cool kid’s room. Motifs from Wild Kingdom to Secret Gardens will really win young fans. “You’ll be surprised how quick and easy the projects are. Gilchrist ... gives you the chance to use your hands and your imagination.” —Better Homes & Gardens.

Generation T

Author: Megan Nicolay
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761176306
Size: 75.61 MB
Format: PDF
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Make it yours. This inspirational guide with DIY attitude has everything you need to know about the world’s great T-shirt: how to cut it, sew it, deconstruct it, reconstruct it, and best of all, transform it. • Features more than 100 projects (plus 200 variations) for customized tees, tank tops, tube tops, T-skirts—even handbags, a patchwork blanket, iPod cozies, leg warmers, and more. • Not a DIY expert? Not to worry. More than one third of the projects are no sew, meaning anyone who can wield a pair of scissors can put a personal stamp on her wardrobe. But the sewing basics are here too: backstitch and whipstitch, gather and ruche, appliqué and drawstrings. • And the mission statement for Generation T: Ask not what your T-shirt can do for you; ask what you can do for your T-shirt. And then Do-It-Yourself!

Stamp With Style

Author: Kathryn Perkins
Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781564772244
Size: 55.46 MB
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Whether your tastes are simple, sophisticated, or slightly whimsical, you'll have fun creating stylish rubber-stamp designs all year long! Choose from over 50 special projects for holidays, birthdays, weddings, parties, and other special events throughout the year.

The Sewing Bible

Author: Ruth Singer
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN:
Size: 32.48 MB
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A comprehensive resource is not only filled with easy-to-use instructions, it also contains over 750 full-color photos that complement explanations of both basic and advanced techniques and instructions for 20 functional, fashionable sewing projects.

50 Pincushions To Knit Crochet

Author: Cat Thomas
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250042739
Size: 40.87 MB
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Here is a pretty collection of pincushions that all knitters and crocheters will love. Functional, yet decorative, pincushions not only keep pins and needles in one place, they also make charming accessories that can be displayed in your workroom or given as a gift to a fellow crafter or collector. Included are a range of fifty fanciful and practical knit and crochet patterns for a wide variety of shapes and sizes. You can choose from an array of designs like colorful crocheted hexagons, knitted traditional tomato or strawberry motifs, elegant flowers, delicious fruits and cakes, charming woodland creatures, prickly cacti, and other fun shapes. These useful and decorative pincushions are quick and cheery projects for all levels of crafters to make. Whether your style is classic or fun and quirky, there's something here to please every knitter and crocheter!