Download E-books The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amigurumi (Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback)) PDF

By June Gilbank

Amigurumi (pronounced ah-mee-goo-roo-mee) is eastern for "crochet (or knit) crammed toy." even though the concept that originated in Japan, the amigurumi craze is taking on the area in waves of crocheted cuteness! From lovely fuzzy critters, to sweet-looking fruit and veggies, to quirky comedian e-book and sketch characters--if you could think it, you could crochet it!
Whether you are an skilled crocheter or have by no means taken hook to yarn, the whole Idiot's consultant to Amigurumi indicates you every thing you want to understand to hook your personal pleasant amigurumi. this useful consultant includes:

  • A primer at the yarn, hooks, and stitches top for amigurumi, plus enjoyable elaborations you should use to customize your ami.
  • Easy-to-follow tutorials for purchasing began, expanding and lowering, operating within the around, altering shades, and more.
  • Expert recommendation on including eyes, hair, jointed limbs, outfits, and different enjoyable add-ons in your ami.
  • Tips for following an amigurumi development, plus 4 start-to-finish styles to offer you a head-start on designing your own.
  • A full-color insert with inspirational photographs of the completed ami styles featured within the book--and more!

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Download E-books Paper Cutting Book: Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft PDF

There is a renaissance underway within the paintings type of lower paper, with an explosion of uncooked expertise and an abundance of fantastic paintings produced within the medium in recent times. this beautiful quantity positive factors paintings from 26 modern foreign artists who're growing photographs of brilliant intricacy, utilizing little greater than paper and blade. that includes a bunch of latest discoveries and together with artwork through such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan, and Thomas Allen, in addition to a few rising practitioners, Paper Cutting is bound to interact paintings buffs and indie crafters alike. An in-depth advent by way of paper artwork specialist Natalie Avella illuminates the wealthy heritage of the centuries-old shape, and a fantastic preface by means of loved artist Rob Ryan rounds out this pleasant assortment.

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Download E-books Fabulous Origami Boxes PDF

Think a field made up of paper! containers are probably the most well known codecs of the age-old papercraft of origami. This pleasant booklet is totally dedicated to the production of origami boxes-plain or fancy, playful or sensible, and intricate packing containers crowned with cranes, butterflies, lilies, stars, and extra.

FABULOUS ORIGAMI containers contains designs for nesting packing containers, easy triangle and sq. packing containers and extra advanced hexagonal and octagonal bins. specified illustrations offer step by step directions at the right option to crease and fold origami paper. a number of the designs are made from one sheet of paper, yet a few mix person devices with interesting results.

Both sensible and beautiful, those packing containers can be utilized for gift-giving, storing trinkets, or just for display.

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Download E-books Learn to Do Bavarian Crochet (Annie's Attic: Crochet) PDF

By Jenny King

The hardly recorded trend for this pretty and mysterious sew is ultimately documented during this special source for crocheters. colour images accompany designated step by step directions for remodeling the unique sq. development into rectangles, triangles, and circles with eight wonderful designs. Featuring seven specific projects—including an afghan, a basket, a desk runner, a hat, and a scarf—this inventive handbook illustrates how this ideal, two-round sew deals versatility of colour as a result of its special, textured colour overlap.

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Download E-books Sewing for All Seasons: 24 Stylish Projects to Stitch Throughout the Year PDF

By Susan Beal

From autumn's bursts of orange and purple to spring's lush vegetables, summer's long-lasting golden gentle and winter's cool whites and grays, the altering seasons offer never-ending inventive idea. In Sewing for All Seasons, writer Susan Beal deals 24 appealing tasks imbued with the spirit of every season. domestic sewists will take pleasure in sewing a comfortable patchwork throw for autumn, a brilliant gardening apron to welcome spring, a colourful picnic duvet for summer time, and smooth woolen slippers for these cold iciness nights. With how-to illustrations, worthwhile templates and styles, a whole lot colour, and attention-grabbing images, this e-book will bounce off cabinets and encourage crafters throughout the year.

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Download E-books Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles PDF

F&W Media-North gentle Books: Zen Doodle Oodles Of Doodles. Tile reproductions of gorgeous tangles make this a tutorial publication that doubles as an inspirational advisor! Compiled from submissions collected from lovers, this ebook includes greater than a hundred unique designs that readers can replica, decorate or simply turn via. writer: Tonia Jenny. Softcover; 128 pages. released 12 months: 2014. ISBN 978-1-4403-3659-1. Imported.

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Download E-books The Knitter's Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber PDF

By Clara Parkes

During this entire advisor to wool - the preferred yarn round - passionate wool professional Clara Parkes interprets the huge global of sheep and their wool into the language and context of knitting.

What is wool? Clara begins with the basics: what wool is made from, the way it will get off the sheep, and the way it really is reworked from a jumbled mass of soiled fluff right into a wonderful yarn that so tempts us at our neighborhood yarn stores.

Who makes it? Parkes conducts an inspiring travel of sheep breeds from around the globe - introducing us to the animals who supply us their wool - and explains how you can most sensible knit with yarns made of their fibers.

Which yarn do I use? If basically there have been the way to learn a skein to grasp the way it might behave and what it desired to develop into. Now there's! Parkes demystifies the regularly occurring (non-breed-specific) wool yarn you can find at your neighborhood yarn store, displaying you the way to most sensible make certain what each yarn longs to be.

What do I knit? Parkes went to a few of the main inventive and inquisitive layout minds of the kniting international to supply greater than 20 styles that spotlight the traits of particular forms of wool.

The Knitter's e-book of Wool teaches you every thing you want to find out about wool - and its trip from pasture to pullover. the following time you choose up a skein, you will not need to ask yourself what to create with it. you will simply understand.

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Download E-books Creating Ribbon Flowers: The Nicholas Kniel Approach to Design, Style, Technique & Inspiration PDF

By Nicholas Kniel, Timothy Wright

Master the artwork of ribbon flowers!

Nicholas Kniel and Timothy Wright educate their approach to growing lovely ribbon plant life during this selection of illustrated, step by step classes. With just a couple of yards of ribbon, you can also make the appropriate embellishment for any garment, domestic decor merchandise, marriage ceremony occasion and more.

  • 33 plants supply a variety of suggestions for any craft or stitching project.
  • 9 venture rules encourage you to create renowned ribbon flower goods, similar to corsages, boutonnieres, French bulletin forums, bouquets and hair pins, or to layout your personal creations.
  • 10 recommendations describe the way to organize ribbons to be used and the way to complete the ultimate flower with clips, pins and stems.

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Download E-books Japanese Paper Crafting: Create 17 Paper Craft Projects & Make your own Beautiful Washi Paper PDF

By Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander

Make selfmade eastern paper and fold it into attractive and ornamental kinds with this jap papercraft book.

In Japanese Paper Crafting, global popular paper artist Michael G. LaFosse of the Origamido Studio teaches you the entire crucial strategies had to make your individual appealing hand-crafted washi paper at domestic. The book's transparent and straightforward step by step directions, diagrams and pictures convey you not just find out how to create your individual home made paper utilizing low-cost and easy-to-find materials—but how you can flip your hand-crafted papers into beautiful paper craft items. Readers will get pleasure from crafting 17 unique LaFosse designs utilizing their own hand-crafted washi papers!

With Japanese Paper Crafting you could:

  • Make your individual traditional-style jap papers. study conventional eastern equipment of papermaking, and check out your hand at developing actually unique papers.
  • Create 17 beautiful projects that characteristic your individual home made paper—or the other paper on your craft collection.

This publication is the correct reward for an individual who loves scrapbooking, making home made reward playing cards, origami and paper crafts usually. Making your personal washi paper is the usual start line to making top quality paper craft items of any variety. The magnificent initiatives within the ebook include:

  • Notebooks
  • Purses
  • Wallets
  • present Cards
  • computing device Accessories
  • and plenty of more…

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