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Origami Flowers

by James Minoru Sakoda

Easy-to-follow instructions and abundant illustrations help create such enchanting blossoms as a six-petaled lily, daffodil, narcissus, wheat stalk, a 16-petaled chrysanthemum, an iris, and an accordion-pleated...

Tatted Snowflakes

by Vida Sunderman

Instructions for tatting 40 elegant snowflake designs in many different sizes, for all skill levels. 40 photos.

The Book of Wood Carving

by Charles Marshall Sayers

Finest book for beginners discusses fundamentals and offers 34 designs for panels, bookends, mirrors, and other projects.

Art Nouveau Stained Glass Pattern Book

by Ed Sibbett

104 stained glass projects using all the well-known themes of Art Nouveau: swirling forms, florals, peacocks, and sensuous women. Sourcebook for use or for inspiration. 104 projects on 60 plates.

Origami on the Edge

by Xander Arena

Ranging in difficulty from intermediate to advanced, 16 unusual models include a sword, hammerhead shark, vampire bat, tank, crocodile, ghost bride, chameleon, polar bear, Komodo dragon, demon, motorcycle, and...

Arts and Crafts Stained Glass Pattern Book

by Carolyn Relei

73 handsome motifs: sprays and single buds, running patterns of flowering vines, and other glorious images that foreshadowed development of Art Nouveau.

The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn

by Carol Kroll

Everything you need to know from set-up to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and macrame. Author's preface. 33 illustrations,...

Craft of the Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens

by Karen Leigh Casselman

Here is a complete guide to making your own dye from a wide variety of plants — acorn to zinnia. Covers dyeing procedures, mordants, preparing fibers, every step. List of suppliers. Bibliography.

The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for Woodworkers

by Scott D. Campbell

Detailed instructions, illustrations, tables for 7 design projects. Also data on bird habitat and instinct patterns. Bibliography. 3 tables. 63 illustrations in 15 figures.

Sundials: Their Theory and Construction

by Albert Waugh

A rigorous appraisal of sundial science includes mathematical treatment and pertinent astronomical background, plus a nontechnical treatment so simple that several of the dials can be built by children. 106...

Tatting Patterns and Designs

by Gun Blomqvist & Elwy Persson

Over 85 items: mats, bookmarks, edgings, collars, medallions, more for intermediate and advanced tatters. Clearly photographed projects; detailed instructions.

Easy-to-Build Birdhouses

by Charles Self

Illustrated with more than 175 photos, 12 elegant but uncomplicated projects come with diagrams as well as everything you need to know about construction, from dimensions to tools.

60 Crocheted Snowflakes

by Barbara Christopher

This unusually comprehensive collection features patterns based on actual snowflake photographs. The easy-to-follow instructions enable even beginners to make exquisite Christmas ornaments, package decorations,...

Encyclopedia of Embroidery Stitches, Including Crewel

by Marion Nichols

Precise explanations and instructions, clearly illustrated, on how to work chain, back, cross, knotted, woven stitches, and many more — 178 in all, including Cable Outline, Whipped Satin, and Eyelet Buttonhole....

Tiffany Windows Stained Glass Pattern Book

by Connie Clough Eaton

60 lovely, royalty-free designs from authentic landscape and memorial windows, panels, transoms, skylights, glass screens, more. Also practical for other craft and coloring activities.

The Complete Book of Rug Hooking

by Joan Moshimer

Most thorough guide covers history, traditions, basic hooking directions, transferring designs, dyeing fabrics, much more. Complete instructions for 12 projects. 78 illustrations, including 21 in full color....

Lessons in Bobbin Lacemaking

by Doris Southard

Superb step-by-step guide enables even beginners to create beautiful lace according to age-old technique. Edgings, doilies, squares, petals, picots, more. Projects graded, simple to advanced. 249 illustrations....

Big Book of Indian Beadwork Designs

by Kay Doherty Bennett

Easy-to-follow color-coded charts and simple instructions for creating unusual Native American designs depicting buffalo, kachinas, eagles, feathers, and more. For use in appliqué work, embroidery, stained...

How to Build Cabins, Lodges and Bungalows

by Popular Science Monthly

Whether used as a historical or a how-to document, this straightforward manual details the construction process from foundation to roof, including chapters on porches, fireplaces, and furnishings. 72 illustrations....

Sidelights, Fanlights and Transoms Stained Glass Pattern Book

by Ed Sibbett

These 180 simple designs in traditional formats for stained glass projects include a tremendous variety of patterns that includes birds, fish, florals, abstracts, geometrics, and other charming motifs.