Can Do Books is the home of fine leisure books and sewing patterns. We offer the best range in Australia, at great prices, especially for crafters, gardeners, woodworkers and photographers.
The finished Cab Over and B Double Pantech is approximately 110 cm long by 15 cm wide.
The patterns are full size with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Measurements are both Metric and Imperial units.$30.00
Learn how to create exquisite, delicately embroidered silk ribbon flowers, including foxgloves, roses, hydrangeas, delphiniums, primroses, geraniums, irises, poppies... and much more. A small selection of stitches is used to create a wide variety of flowers. All the techniques are explained in detailed step-by-step sequences.
- A best-selling, timeless classic redesigned for modern embroiderers
- Suitable for beginners and more experienced embroiderers
- Clear, step-by-step instruction and beautiful designs
Look inside the book.$16.99
All the projects in this book can be made using pieces of wood from the scrap pile and can be tackled by woodworkers with a range of skill levels.Ranging from a simple serving platter to a beautiful bird box there is a project to suit every level of expertise. All projects are explained, in a clear and straightforward way, with clear step-by-step photos. There is also a guide to the tools and materials you will need, plus the basic techniques.$34.99
More than 150,000 people work in haute couture. Many of them labour behind the scenes, applying their talents in ateliers devoted to creativity and meticulous attention to detail. This beautiful book takes you behind the fashion scenes, allowing the best haute couture designers, embroiderers, leather craftsmen, lacemakers, perfumiers and jewelers to share their work.
The specially taken photographs show step-by-step the complex processes behind the creation of each piece of clothing or jewelry, while many other stunning pictures capture the beauty of the fabrics, materials, dresses and ornaments.$64.99
The guide removes the intimidating aspects of turning with the technology of carbide cutters fully explained. In addition it explains the elimination of sharpening, addresses the issues of chatter and fatigue, and advises on maintenance, techniques, and usage.
A number of projects are included – such as a candlestick, spinning tops, and a basic bowl – that can be completed right away by novice turners, rather than waiting for years to gain enough experience to do the same job with traditional tools.
With this book, you'll learn:
- How and when to tell someone they have bad breath
- Regulations on singing aloud with the car radio
- What excessive hair twirling indicates
- When power naps should be taken at work
- How to terminate a too-long text message conversation
- How to deter people who want to "taste" your food
- When it is appropriate to look in a friend's medicine cabinet, and much, much more.
Many everyday actions – while not illegal or immoral – are generally considered improper. With this book, you'll never again be considered an uncivilized, clueless boor.$12.99