Features more than 90 fun projects using one of the most popular decoupage materials available, including instructions and inspiration for making jewelry, picture frames and even home furnishings like headboards and dressers.
"Mini skeins are the hottest new trend in the fiber world and this collection of 25 knitting patterns will give you plenty of ideas on how to creatively use these tiny collectible skeins. Create 25 beautiful patterns that range from a woman's striped crewneck pullover and cardigan to a slouchy beanie and a trio of matching winter accessories to a hanging kitchen towel and coffee cup cozy. This is also the perfect pattern collection for using up leftover...
Designers featured: Alli Bartkowski, Amanda Carestio, Candie Cooper, Silvina de Vita, Ellen Deaking, Ali Harrison, Dee Dee Jacq, Rebecca Kedborn, Carlos N. Molina, Cynthia Shaffer, Regina Squier.--About the designers.
Created by top designers, 20 exquisitely unique projects provide a creative outlet for brides during the hustle and bustle of the planning process. Mostly beginner-friendly, these handmade accessories and add charm to any ceremony and reception.
"If you're looking for clever ways to spruce up your diary or build a planner from scratch, Hack Your Journal teaches you how to design fun and functional pages that meet your needs. Every section showcases a set of layout concepts--for weekly planning, habit trackers, daily reflections, and more--but with unique variations and distinct artistic styles. Some require only a pen and paper; others feature elaborate ideas with ample opportunities to add...
Discover thirty contemporary paper artists pushing the limits with their innovative work. Sculpture, installations, pop-ups, automata, papercuts, and more are included in this diverse survey designed to spark inspiration.
Inspiration meets innovation when thirty contemporary artists push the limits of fiber art. A contemporary exploration of embroidery, needlecraft, quilting, and textile arts, this book will delight, inspire, and transform the way you think about these traditional mediums.
"One look at Pinterest and the blogosphere and it's clear that crafters have embraced markers as an easy way to add decorative elements to store-bought products. This primer showcases 30 wildly creative ideas for embellishing surfaces, including fabric, plastic, glass, wood, and stone. Ranging from a batik tee to an oversized platter, the projects-and 100+ templates-were created by crafting's top talents"--
The nuno technique involves felting wool fiber through sheer, loosely woven cloth so the wool fiber can migrate through the weave and become entangled on both sides of the fabric, thus creating a new kind of textile... [The author] explores principles like shape, color, and texture, examining how these concepts can make your nuno pieces as simple or complex as a painting or drawing. Includes a gallery of ideas for projects--P.  of cover.
"Celebrate the innovation and creative inspiration of contemporary beadmakers from around the world! This gorgeous volume in the popular Showcase series presents 1,000 unique beads, all handcrafted from a dazzling array of materials--including glass, polymer clay, ceramics, metal, paper, fiber, plastic, wood, and stone. Each one is a magnificent piece of art, whether on its own or in a piece of jewelry or other ornamentation"--