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Sue Heaser shows readers how to create intricate silver charms – from keys and padlocks to fairies and animals – using metal clay. The book features:
- Step-by-step instructions for 50 beautiful projects
- An overview of the necessary tools and materials
- Guidance for essential skills like molding, finishing and firing
- Design methods for beginners as well as more experienced sculptors
- Ideas for creating your own signature pieces
Learn how to convert flat patterns to circular techniques with 12 classic, beautiful projects suitable for all ages.
With The Art of Seamless Knitting, take your knowledge of top-down, bottom-up and seamless knitting to a higher level by adapting lace, cable, and colour patterns to circular knitting and shaping techniques.
The book delves deep, showing different modes of construction and stitch pattern adaptations for seamless (or nearly-seamless) knits while also offering a sophisticated collection of elegant and timeless designs that knit up quickly or give a custom fit that do not require sewing.$46.99$19.99
Here is a big, one-volume directory that shows and describes virtually everything for every graphic artist from simple charcoal pencils to easels and canvas-stretching equipment. All items are illustrated in colour photos, and examples of how all materials are used are shown in drawings and reproduced paintings.
Cataloged in this book are charcoal and colored pencils, sanguine chalks and pencils, charcoal sticks, crayons, pastel chalks, inks and pens, paint brushes of all shapes and sizes, palettes and palette knives, dry pigments, oil paints, watercolours and gouache paints, acrylics, varnishes and paint solvents, papers of different textures, drawing pads for different media, canvases and stretching frames, easels, cutting tools, sponges, brush and equipment cleaners
The book's final section shows examples of how to use these many different materials in finished paintings and drawings.$39.99$19.99
With a fresh and unique quirkiness that channels the inner child, this handbook aspires to bring a little bit of fun to knitting by creating a fantastic collection of knitted dolls and charming, miniature wardrobes.
Directions for easy-to-knit dolls and tips for giving them distinct features are included, plus themes such as To the Mountains, Coffee Break and Ship Ahoy! to help organise clothing patterns and ignite the imagination.
From underwear to overcoats, the various garment patterns are appropriate for every ability level and offer a playful universe that any knitter will enjoy exploring.$39.99$19.99
Today's most talented modern quilters share their block designs, with new ways to think about the classics, plus some brand new. These fresh and fun 12" blocks are beginner-friendly with complete cutting instructions. This book is great for block swaps; combine blocks to make your own impressive modern quilt.
- 99 blocks from today's most popular modern quilters
- Try something entirely new or put a twist on traditional blocks
- Choose from pieced, appliquéd and embroidered designs
- Perfect for using your novelty, designer and solid fabrics
Jewellery teacher extraordinaire Carles Codina covers a wide swath of techniques in depth, in a book packed with excellent instruction and superb how-to photography. She has created the best modern casting book that's authoritative, approachable, and loaded with fantastic creative techniques
Several wonderful and innovative projects to explore the teachings and a beautiful gallery round out this valuable, hands-on volume.$34.99$14.99