Felting Fabulous Flowers: 30 Stunning Designs

This is a very descriptive book with easy to follow directions and beautiful pictures to help you along the way. Very well put together. A great book for anyone that loves felt and flowers. What better way to celebrate and appreciate the natural beauty of flowers than to recreate it into glorious felt that can be adorned, worn or used as decorative embellishments? Gillian Harris, bestselling author of Complete Feltmaking and Carnival...

Fabric Printing at Home

"This book has all sorts of creative ideas for transforming fabric through printing. And yes, those ideas include fruits and vegetable you may have right now in your kitchen." "Julie Booth, one of the members of The Printed Fabric Bee has written a wonderful book about printing on fabric at home. She uses every thing but the kitchen sink - on second thought, I think she probably uses the kitchen sink!! As a surface designer, I always...

The Family Preparedness Buyer's Guide

The essential guide to survival plan essentials! The key to being prepared is to have the things you need ahead of time--before an emergency happens. During these uncertain times, there is no such thing as being over prepared. With the huge range of potential disasters to prepare for, it can be overwhelming trying to decide which items are best to include in your survival plans. The Family Preparedness Buyer's Guide is an all-in-one ...

Steampunk LEGO

Filled with dirigibles and floating cities, penny-farthings and pirate ships, curiosities and robots galore, Steampunk LEGO is an illustrated collection of Victorian-era sci-fi treasures, all built from LEGO. Curated by award-winning LEGO builder and special effects master Guy Himber, this full-color coffee table book showcases an eclectic variety of models designed by dozens of the world's best LEGO artists. Grab your brass goggles ...

Popular Woodworking's Arts & Crafts Furniture

Overall this book is pretty good. There is an nice introduction chapter that talks about the history of craftsman furniture, and there are plans for projects of all skill levels. There are also plenty of full-color pictures that show the projects in various stages of completion. For my first project I built the "All Weather Morris Chair", which I thought turned out pretty nice, but there was an error in the plans and cut list. The pi...

Knit with Love: Stories to Warm a Knitter's Heart

Knitting blesses the knitter in so many ways. It affords quiet time, the satisfaction that comes with a challenge met and a project finished, and a creative passion to share with other knitters. As knitting and the fiber arts enjoy a renaissance in popular culture, more and more women are discovering these personal benefits. But knitting also offers knitters a way to bless those around them with handmade gifts that come straight from...

Modern Rainbow: 14 Imaginative Quilts That Play with Color

Showcase a spectrum of color with striking quilts that breathe new life into the lucky rainbow. Fourth-generation quilter Rebecca Bryan shares 14 modern quilt patterns that take their cues from the color wheel. Ranging from modern-traditional to improvisational, Bryan’s rainbow quilts look stunning in your favorite designer fabrics. You’ll play with jewel tones, pastels, and even neons, as you incorporate a modern rainbow into quilti...

The Best Of Jane Austen Knits: 27 Regency-Inspired Designs

What would Jane Austen knit? Enter the world of Jane Austen through timeless knitting patterns inspired by the places and characters in her beloved novels. Designers including Susanna IC, Vicki Square, Annie Modesitt, Heather Zoppetti, Karen Joan Raz, and Kathleen Dames have translated their love for Jane Austen's novels into a stunning tribute to the beloved author. The gorgeously evocative pieces include cardigans, knitted shawls, ...

The Internet of Things

Tap into the Internet of Things (IoT) with innovative projects! The Internet of Things:Do-It-Yourself at Home Projects for Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black gets you started working with the most popular processing platforms and wireless communication technologies to connect devices and systems to the Internet using sensors. You'll learn the basics of object-oriented programming and relational databases so you can complete ...