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Werker, Kim Piper

Summary: "Fans of DIY projects and crafts will conquer their fear of failure and create their own masterpieces using this fun and inspiring handbook. Get Crafty. Make Great Stuff. Be Creative! The number one fear of all creative types--crafters, DIYers, makers, artists--is that failure lurks right around the corner. Crafty blogger and creativity guru Kim Piper Werker urges everyone to pick up their pen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 WER

Finch, Alice

Summary: "Presents ideas for using a wide variety of LEGO elements to create architectural features like columns, doors, windows, and walls. Includes helpful photographs that show you how to achieve the look, adapt it to your build, and make it your own"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: No Starch Press 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Lego Finch

Ahnert, Petra

Summary: Modern beekeepers - take notice! Here we have the answer to one of the most common questions related to beekeeping: what do I do with all of this beeswax? In fact, the possibilities are seemingly endless! As beeswax has multiple holistic and decorative uses, projects can vary from beauty and health products to household items. Beeswax Alchemy is your first step towards using excess beeswax to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638 AHN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638 AHN

Barton, Chris

Summary: Glitter is surprisingly scientific -- from the way it sparkles to how it got so small, learn the various ways human ingenuity has helped us all to shine. An informative picture book about the origins and present day uses of -- and obsession with -- glitter"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 BAR

Galbraith, Melissa

Summary: "Channel your love for the outdoors and build your stitching skills by learning how to embroider stunning textures, patterns, colors, and 3D elements in this must-have guide for both beginner to advanced crafters! Featuring 20 step-by-step embroidery projects of beautiful landscapes, desert canyons, unique flora, and more, How to Embroider Texture and Pattern is filled with vibrant embroidery...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Landauer Publishing 2023

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Mahon, Joi

Summary: "A comprehensive manual on everything you need to know on how to sew clothes! The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes is a must-have resource filled with valuable insight on sewing, tailoring, making alterations, and more. Learn how to take a pattern you already have and adjust it to your unique needs, install a zipper, use notions, and get a good fit out of any sewing pattern for any...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Landauer Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 646.4 MAH

Reid, Peter

Summary: "A beautiful, four-color book that showcases an epic LEGO universe. Full of advanced models guaranteed to inspire, as well as simpler models with building instructions"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oreilly & Associates Inc 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4022 REI

Leach, Simon.

Summary: "Ceramics education is something that is typically taught in a classroom studio, where a teacher first explains a series of intricate and subtle movements, and then demonstrates them for the students. The student then sits down at a potter's wheel and attempts to replicate the techniques, but often with less than perfect results. To help both beginner and more advanced potters overcome some of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 738.14 LEA

Lane, Ruth

Summary: "This richly illustrated how-to book is a comprehensive reference for various felting techniques, including needle felting, wet felting, and nuno felting. With these easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions and hundreds of full-color photos, you'll be able to explore these easy projects that provide fun opportunities for you to try the techniques. Galleries of unique felted designs and creations...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Pub. International 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 677.63 LAN

Klos, Lydia

Summary: "This book features 500 innovative knitting stitch patterns. The stitches are divided into sections by type of stitch: texture, lace, cables, flower and leaf patterns, bobbles, lifted stitches, Fair Isle, intarsia, borders, and more."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 KLO

Breuklander, Rachel

Summary: "Bring the beauty of the natural world into your home as you knot your way through this captivating collection from visionary fiber artist Rachel Breuklander. Known in the macramé community for her unique color-blocked landscape wall hangings, Rachel now shares the secrets to her approach for the first time, so you can fill your home with gorgeous, handmade pieces that are all your own! With...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Company 2022

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Dace, Roz

Summary: "The Woolly Felters - Roz Dace and Judy Balchin - bring you another fun-packed needle felting book, this time with dolls that are vibrant, quirky and full of character! Learn how to sculpt fairies, kawaii characters, the British Royal Family, and even yourself or your friends! There are 10 varied projects, each with needle felted clothing, hair, accessories and even props such as spectacles, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Search Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5924 DAC

Kakita, Tomoko

Summary: Perfect the gift of giving. The only modern, practical guide to the ancient art of Japanese gift wrapping. Discover how to use Furoshiki - beautiful, reusable wrapping cloth, to make gift-giving extra special and joyful, and kinder to the planet too. In Japan, gift-giving is an important cultural ritual, and the presentation is just as important as the gift itself. Learn 30 exquisite yet easy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Laurence King Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.54 KAK

McGrath, Kristina

Summary: "The Knitting Pattern Writing Handbook sets new standards for clear, accurate pattern writing, walking aspiring and experienced designers alike through each must-have component of a thorough, well-written pattern, including how to devise and present gauge, charts, and sizing information that is correct and easy-to-follow"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 MCG

Riley, Lesley

Summary: "Quilters and sewists of all experience levels will learn how to beautifully incorporate treasured photographs into a visual heirloom to be displayed and handed down. Lesley walks readers through all aspects of using photos for quilting including sourcing photos, custom printing, vintage photo manipulation, fabric selection, vintage textiles, and more"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: C&T Publishing, Inc. 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 746.46 RIL

Rushmore, Jenny

Summary: Ahead of the Curve is the first sewing book to empower curvy and plus size women to feel body confident by sewing a wardrobe that fits. Don't change your body to fit your clothes - change your clothes to fit your body! Ahead of the Curve includes 5 basic garments patterns, which includes a pair of trousers, a t-shirt, a vest top and two dress designs. Jenny takes you through a series of Fit...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hardie Grant, Quadrille 2021

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Larson, Elsie

Summary: On the décor blog A beautiful mess, Larson and Chapman have shown you how to paint, craft and decorate you way to a colorful space with distinct personality. Now their book is filled with new ideas and projects to help you make your own mark on your home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Potter Style 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 LAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 LAR

Allen, Anna

Summary: "Sew stylish doll clothes with confidence. When off-the-rack doll clothes just won't do, discover how fun and easy it is to make custom, on-trend fashions your child will love. In My Doll, My Style, designer and Doll it Up blogger Anna Allen shows you how to create runway-worthy looks for 18-inch dolls. From jeggings and dresses to shorts and tees, each pattern is designed for today's fashion...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Quilting Company 2018

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Falk, Yael

Summary: Jewelry makers and wirework artists! We know how much you love exploring fresh and innovative techniques. Wire Crochet Jewelry is your new, must-have guide to creating smart, sophisticated jewelry designs with hook and wire. Beautiful crochet jewelry can be made of thread or yarn, of course, but you really expand your options when you learn to crochet with wire and beads. Popular designer Yael...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Interweave Books 2019

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Moleta, Kylie

Summary: Featuring clear instructions, detailed stitch diagrams, and stunning photography, "A Year of Granny Squares" ensures that you have all the tools you need to embark on your crochet adventure with confidence. Expand your skills, learn new techniques, and watch your crochet expertise grow throughout the year.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Search Press Limited 2024

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Rodabaugh, Katrina

Summary: Artist Katrina Rodabaugh shares her artistic training and up-cycling sensibility in this unique and inspired book, The Paper Playhouse. With simple techniques including sculpture, printmaking, bookbinding, collage, and even ideas for public art, families work through step-by-step instructions while using imagination and budding aesthetics. This book goes beyond the typical paper craft project...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 ROD

Vitkus, Jessica

Summary: "An energetic, informative, and inspiring exploration of craftivism -- the intersection of art and activism -- throughout American history, with particular focus on the present day"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 745.5 VIT

Banner, Bernadette

Summary: "Learn the historically proven stitches every seamster needs with beloved Historical Fashion YouTuber Bernadette Banner. Whether you are just getting started with sustainable fashion and need to alter your new secondhand finds, or you want an introduction to sewing techniques for making your own clothes, Bernadette Banner's signature voice will guide you through all the traditional stitches and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.2 BAN

Epstein, Nicky.

Summary: "Designer, author, teacher, and knitting celebrity Nicky Epstein has created a stylish delight: 25 playful, fashion-forward patterns for 18-inch dolls. Nicky speaks fondly of the dolls that inspired her designs and explains the techniques for measuring adoll, adapting patterns, and choosing yarn and needles. The adorable pieces range from classic to chic, and include everything from hats and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nicky Epstein Books, an imprint of Sixth&Spring Books 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.43 Eps

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