Folded Flowers: Fabric Origami with a Twist of Silk Ribbon

By Kumiko Sudo

With a mix of japanese and Western affects, Kumiko Sudo reinvents cloth origami with 24 new small duvet designs intertwining silk ribbons, cotton, and different materials. selecting or 3 eastern flora that bloom in every month of the 12 months, every one duvet provides an origami flower, its buds and leaves made from cloth and ribbon. Six extra handbag designs characteristic a flower for every season. step by step colour drawings help in making the tasks effortless to appreciate and persist with. Introductions to every featured flower, lyrical haiku poems, based eastern calligraphy, and watercolor work supply a glimpse into the wealthy cultural history that has encouraged those designs. complete colour photos of initiatives in actual jap settings aid supply an entire feel of the ultimate product. A unfastened lesson plan is offered to certified quilting lecturers through mail or e mail at once from the publishers.

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Plus Size Crochet: Fashions That Fit & Flatter

By Margaret Hubert

At final, a publication of crochet styles committed completely to the plus-size woman!

Plus-size gals are a bunch that seems missed within the plethora of crochet books out there. the writer, Margaret Hubert, has frequently been approached at exchange exhibits and during her sessions through girls during this dimension type, begging her to layout styles that may healthy them. A plus-size crocheter can't easily take a smaller development and raise the variety of stitches or rows to get a garment that matches and flatters. there are numerous percentage issues whilst designing styles for higher sizes.

Plus dimension Crochet has 20 crocheted clothing and add-ons for plus-size ladies. The tasks are trendy and flattering for numerous huge determine varieties. There also are tricks and tips on how to support the crocheter accommodate her designated needs.

• in simple terms crochet ebook for plus-size women
• just like the books in our well known "Hooked" sequence: effortless to exploit with lay-flat wire-o binding, sew element images, venture specifications at a glance
• comprises crochet fundamentals part with step by step pictures

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Colored Pencil Collage: Nature Drawing and Painting for Mixed Media

Easy coloured pencil innovations on your nature-inspired mixed-media collages!

Discover the attractive bits of nature throughout you and research precise how you can include them into your mixed-media collages with assistance from Colored Pencil Collage. you'll research all of the fundamentals you should utilize coloured pencils on your nature work. then you definately will perform developing and arranging attractive designs and compositions. ultimately, 17 college tasks exhibit mixed-media suggestions for various surfaces in addition to that includes in-depth guide for developing life-like nature drawings. no matter if it really is feathers, butterflies, vegetation or leaves, you may be encouraged to appear to mom nature for destiny projects!

  • 28 classes educate composition, layout and coloured pencil techniques
  • 17 mixed-media projects
  • 21 drawing templates that will help you get started

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Playing with Paper: Illuminating, Engineering, and Reimagining Paper Art

By Helen Hiebert

Explore the realm of paper crafts with this inspiring ebook! This consultant starts with a bit that covers every little thing approximately paper, together with cool instruments, folding and slicing fundamentals, and fasteners and glues. the subsequent part is full of 20 fun-filled tasks, including:

- One-sheet books

- Lampshades

- Clothing

- Accessories

- sizzling air balloons

- Origami

You’ll additionally locate an in depth gallery of artists whose paintings pertains to and expands upon each one project.

Take a web page from this inventive consultant and begin Playing with Paper!

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The Art of Expressive Collage: Techniques for Creating with Paper and Glue

By Crystal Neubauer

What tale will your paintings express?

There's a discussion ready to occur in your worktable. The paintings of Expressive Collage will educate you to hear what paper and glue, ink and paint need to inform you. From the phobia of messing as much as the thrill of letting issues move, you will come to work out the typical thread within the bits and items you gather. you will find new how you can take into consideration arranging those bits on your paintings as you show your self with traces, smudges and translucent layers.

Beyond utilizing paper and glue you are going to discover:

  • The most sensible areas to seek for and assemble ephemera
  • How to arrange a variety of papers for college utilizing staining and adorning techniques
  • An realizing of the weather of layout and composition
  • Tips for making specific marks, including pictures, growing textures and masses more

commence a brand new bankruptcy together with your paintings; see how the thoughts within The paintings of Expressive Collage can help show a new voice!

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The Appliqué Book: Traditional Techniques, Modern Style - 16 Quilt Projects

By Casey York

Top appliqué designers proportion sixteen cutting edge tasks with considerable styles! grasp 7 suggestions from invisible computing device appliqué to bias-tape layout, every one with step by step directions. Then, peek contained in the layout technique with nine award-winning quilters: Bari J. Ackerman, Melissa Averinos, Sarah Fielke, LUKE Haynes, Denyse Schmidt, and extra. tasks by way of Jenna model, Shannon Brinkley, Vanessa Christenson, Jenifer Dick, Debbie Grifka, Lynn Harris, Rossie Hutchinson, Allison Rosen, Latifah Saafir, Beth Vassalo, Casey York, and Betz White.

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Kaffe Fassett's Pattern Library: Over 190 Creative Knitwear Designs

By Kaffe Fassett

This treasury of knitting styles by means of the world over famous knitwear fashion designer Kaffe Fassett is the 1st of its style. recognized for his superb colour combos and cutting edge designs, Fassett has chosen a few of his so much beautiful items for inclusion right here. certain charts advisor readers who are looking to replica the styles, and a bankruptcy on designing you personal styles is included.- Best-selling writer and fashion designer Kaffe Fassett has been generating knitwear designs for greater than 30 years.- 350 colour photographs, together with close-up colour swatches, illustrate the patterns.- a visible ceremonial dinner for Fassett's followers--and an individual who loves appealing knitting.

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Crazy Lace:an artistic approach to Creative Lace Knitting

Lace knitting does not need to force you loopy! recognized fiberartist and instructor, Myra wooden invitations you to have a good time and be artistic whereas knitting lace. This publication is an intensive departure from the standard pre-designed styles. you will find the glorious international of improvisational knitting and locate your individual kind emerge even if symmetrically or thoroughly randomly. beginning with a finished clarification of "Lace common sense" you will fast learn the way and why forms of lace styles are created, you are going to then discover limitless ways to create your individual lace treasures out of your personal designs. targeted directions contain adapting your personal styles as you knit from latest lace styles, charting totally new styles at the fly or simply winging it freestyle with none charts in any respect. The booklet additionally contains whole instructions for lots of geometric shapes that may be used with any loopy Lace method because the foundation for beautiful shawls, scarves and stoles. full of luscious images and specific illustrations, this e-book turns into a precious instrument for starting lace knitters in addition to pro heirloom knitters who are looking to escape of the field and take a look at anything diversified. jam-packed with concept, this is often the right ebook for locating the creative method of artistic Lace Knitting.

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Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts

By Jacquie Gering, Katie Pedersen

From pioneers of cutting-edge smooth quilting stream, Quilting Modern teaches quilters the way to use improvisational suggestions to make photograph, modern quilts and quilted initiatives. discover seven middle concepts and a number of tasks utilizing each one technique--all awarded with designated directions. additionally integrated is step by step path from Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen on instruments, fabrics, and quilting fundamentals, in addition to professional suggestion on colour and design.

New and professional quilting artists will love making beautiful mattress, wall placing, pillowcase, and desk accent quilts with this must-have source. Quilting Modern is a box consultant for quilters who attempt to damage unfastened from culture and yearn to discover improvisational work.

Quilters could make the 21 initiatives within the ebook, yet also will come away with the hot wisdom and talents to use to their very own detailed designs. In Quilting Modern, quilters will locate the help, constitution, and encouragement they should discover their very own creativity and inventive vision.

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