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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,...


My Paper Star of Bethlehem

by Thomas Camp

Instruction book on building a fabulous eight point 3D hanging, spinning Star. May also be used as Christmas Tree Topper.


Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas

by Susan Waggoner

In her newest volume, Susan Waggoner recaptures the magic of Christmases past with the vintage crafts projects readers have been craving. Inspired by the most sought-after treasures from the 1920s through the...


Siwa

by Margaret M. Vale

Siwa is a remote oasis deep in the heart of the Egyptian desert near the border with Libya. Until an asphalt road was built to the Mediterranean coast in the 1980s, its only links to the outside world were by...


250 Japanese Knitting Stitches

by Hitomi Shida & Gayle Roehm

This book contains the original collection of knitting stitches first published by Hitomi Shida in 1996. Copies of the original Japanese edition have been jealously coveted by knitters around the world—and...


Pure Charcuterie

by Meredith Leigh

Create beautiful cured meats at home, revel in the delicious combination of craft and thrift, and discover creativity and empowerment through charcuterie practice. Meredith Leigh makes a case for meat preservation...


Mingei: Japan's Enduring Folk Arts

by Amaury Saint-Gilles

Explore Japanese folk art—called mingei—with this beautifully illustrated book.

Mingei literally means the "arts of the people" and is a treasured expression of Japanese culture and history. This book of...


Coils, Folds, Twists, and Turns

by Tracy Jamar

Learn to use traditional fabric techniques in modern ways

Fiber artists are experimenting with and combining techniques like never before, and this book gives detailed instructions on the rediscovered techniques...


Huggable Amigurumi: 18 Cute and Cuddly Animal Softies

by Shannen Chua

Use your favorite yarns to crochet an adorable collection of cuddly amigurumi animals, including a lamb, giraffe, elephant, raccoon, turtle, turkey, and more.


Starting Points: Creating Meaningful Scrapbook Layouts From Whatever Inspires You

by Linda Harrison

Find Your Inspiration

Getting started can be the hardest part of scrapbooking–but it doesn't have to be. Starting Points shows you that inspiration for creating a scrapbook page can come from anywhere: an old...


Organizing Your Scrapbook Supplies

by Memory Makers Masters

Give Your Creativity Room to Play!

When scrapbook supplies start to overtake your workspace, know that you're not alone. Just Ask the Masters! In Organizing Your Scrapbook Supplies, the Memory Makers Masters...


Your Leatherwork - Leather Craft and Design

by Betty Dougherty

The inadequacy of many text books purporting to deal with craftwork results from their compilation by "writers of books" with but meagre experience in the practice of the craft. This book is different. Miss...


Flavor for Mixed Media: A Feast of Techniques for Texture, Color and Layers

by Mary Beth Shaw & Tonia Davenport

It's time to cook up some creativity!

You're invited to a fanciful feast of color, textures and luscious layers that will tempt even the most discriminating painter's palette. Whether you love experimenting...


Creative Foundations: 40 Scrapbook and Mixed-Media Techniques to Build Your Artistic Toolbox

by Vicki Boutin

Yes, You CAN Do It!

Internationally recognized artist and teacher Vicki Boutin takes the all mystery out of those scrapbook and mixed-media techniques you thought you could never do! She'll be with you every...


Layered Impressions: A Poetic Approach to Mixed-Media Painting

by Katie Kendrick & Tonia Davenport

Reveal your own uniquely beautiful layers by painting with poetry.

Layered Impressions is the muse you need to marry your love of written expression and your passion for paint, revealing the colors of your true...


Get It Scrapped!: Organize, Visualize, Create

by Debbie Hodge

Ready, Set, Scrap!

If you have stacks upon stacks of photos just waiting to be put to good use, turn to the amazing ideas in Get It Scrapped! to fire up your creative engines! Whether your photos are digital...


Destination Creativity: The Life-Altering Journey of the Art Retreat

by Rice Freeman-Zachery & Tonia Davenport

Experience art retreats without leaving your home!

There’s a community of passionate, creative souls looking to connect, and the art retreat is where is happens. In Destination Creativity, Ricë Freeman-Zachery...


Steampunk Emporium: Creating Fantastical Jewelry, Devices and Oddments from Assorted Cogs, Gears and Curios

by Jema "Emilly Ladybird" Hewitt Hewitt

Embark on a most extraordinary expedition

Make haste and pack your bags right away — you're not going to want to delay this charming adventure! Whilst perusing the pages of Steampunk Emporium, the harrowing...


Raw Art Journaling

by Quinn McDonald & Tonia Davenport

Meaning in life is made, not found.

In a raw-art journal, you don't need to know how to draw; you don't need to know how to write well. You don't need worry about messing up techniques you've never attempted...


Soapylove: Squeaky-Clean Projects Using Melt-and-Pour Soap

by Debbie Chialtas

Melt & Pour and so much more!

Soapylove shows you how to turn a glycerin melt-and-pour soap base into tempting, stylish soaps. You'll learn fun and easy techniques for 25 yummy projects featuring bright colors,...