Download E-books Knit Kimono Too: Simple Designs to Mix, Match, and Layer PDF

By Vicki Square

From the bestselling writer of Knit Kimono comes a new number of kimono and Asian-inspired tops with basic shapes and specific info. in additional than 20 new designs, Vicki sq. has created a trend number of kimonos and different Asian-inspired tops, tunics, and vests, mixing conventional concept with tasks that modern knitters cannot face up to. you are going to love the beautiful glance of every kimono layout and have fun with within the easy-to-follow directions for shaping and construction.

Knit Kimono Too specializes in lighter weight knits for layering, plus distinctive sew styles, colorwork, and openwork designs. Vicki additionally deals cutting edge shaping, fascinating closures and edgings, and shrewdpermanent knitting strategies. every one project--from vests, coats, light-weight shells, and short-sleeve tops to a large collection of kimono jackets that includes a number of weights of yarn--is proven off in transparent images and step by step directions. at the incorporated tutorial DVD, Vicki additionally demonstrates the distinct options and stitches that make those clothing so elegantly wearable, together with two-color slip sew, floor embroidery, two-hand stranded colorwork, garter-stitch shortrows, attaching knitted twine, making origami folds, double knitting, and more.

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Download E-books Crochet Home: 20 Vintage Modern Crochet Projects for the Home PDF

By Emma Lamb

Rework your place with this number of appealing crocheted homewares through gifted crochet clothier and blogger Emma Lamb.

Choose from 20 retro-chic styles to prettify your house comparable to quickly to sew lovely flower garlands, classic encouraged blankets and throws, and pleasant doilies and cushions.

Whether you're new to crochet or an skilled stitcher trying to find outstanding new undertaking rules, this booklet is bound to allure. Emma's procedure for combining colours and sophisticated yet attractive designs makes those tasks stand proud of different crochet titles.

Includes innovations and crochet charts besides crochet styles.

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Download E-books Mom & Me Knits: 20 Pretty Projects for Mothers and Daughters PDF

By Stefanie Japel

Like mom, like daughter! Mom & Me Knits deals every thing a knitter must sew up trendy items for herself and her infant. Stefanie Japel, celebrated knit fashion designer and mom of 2 little women, has created clever, subtle items for moms and extra whimsical, younger interpretations for daughters. From a sublime Lace Cardigan and an off-the-cuff Halter most sensible to a comfortable Shawlette and a enjoyable Surfer Tee, this candy publication has anything for everybody. The styles may be tailored for baby a while four via 10 and grownup sizes XS via XXL. With a word list of vital thoughts and phrases, step by step directions, and lovely colour pictures, mother & Me Knits makes it a cinch to whip up lovely, matching knitted clothing for moms and their favourite little women.

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Download E-books The Crazy Quilt Handbook, Revised: 12 Updated Step-by-Step Projects• Illustrated Stitch Guide, Including Silk Ribbon Stitches PDF

For approximately 30 years, The loopy cover Handbook has been the essential consultant to studying the paintings of loopy quilting (28 years in print, with over 230,000 copies sold!) Now this must-have source has been up to date with new stitches and strategies. The 3rd variation contains a heritage of loopy quilting, 12 appealing tasks to make, a dictionary of 37 embroidery and silk ribbon stitches, and exact directions for added elaborations. take advantage of Judith's wealth of information on colours, materials, piecing, embroidery, appliqué, embellishing, beading, images, portray, dyeing, and extra.

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Download E-books Works of Satoshi Kamiya 1995-2003 PDF

By Satoshi Kamiya

Satoshi Kamiya is likely one of the prime "Technical Origami" creators on this planet this present day. so much of his versions, regardless of being ultra-complex and very exact, nonetheless have a feeling of attractiveness and are rather aesthetic and enjoyable to seem at.

This booklet was once anticipated for a very long time, and whilst its contents used to be ultimately printed, there has been a few unhappiness, as just about all the types in it have already been released somewhere else - in magazines, convention-books and so on. Kamiya states within the ahead to the ebook that he didn't submit this e-book to be able to convey his new designs, yet fairly to supply a resource of notion for younger would-be designers. despite the fact that, the publication remains to be worthy acquiring even for the obsessive journal creditors between us, because:

* lots of the diagrams were re-drawn for sake of readability, or even to include layout changes.

* The directions at the moment are in English, too!

* every one version is observed through Kamiya's suggestions and pointers on its design.

* And, in fact, having all of the versions in a single position is a deal with, too.

This being stated, the publication collects 19 of Kamiya's creations, prepared chronologically via dates of layout, so that you can stick with Kamiya's growth (actually, he used to be lovely sturdy from the start!).
There are numerous prehistoric beasts, a few legendary creatures (with the 274 step old Dragon and 275 step Bahamut!) and some others. All fascinating and unique. every one version is followed with layout information and the crease development.

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Download E-books The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine PDF

By Rozsika Parker

Rozsika Parker's now vintage  re-examination of the reciprocal courting among girls and  embroidery has introduced stitchery out from the personal international of woman domesticity into the tremendous arts, created a massive leap forward in artwork historical past and feedback, and fostered the emergence of modern day dynamic and increasing crafts movements.

The Subversive Stitch is now to be had back with a brand new advent that brings the e-book brand new with exploration of the stitched paintings of Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, in addition to the paintings of recent younger male and female embroiderers.  Rozsika Parker makes use of family bills, women's magazines, letters, novels and the artworks themselves to track via historical past how the separation of the craft of embroidery from the high-quality arts got here to be a big strength within the marginalisation of women's paintings. fantastically illustrated, her e-book additionally discusses the contradictory nature of women's adventure of embroidery: the way it has inculcated girl subservience whereas delivering an immensely gratifying resource of creativity, forging hyperlinks among women.

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Download E-books Fabulous Fat Quarter Bags: A Gorgeous Gathering of Bags for Every Day PDF

By Susan Briscoe

This can be a selection of 14 attractive bag and handbag designs to take you thru the week, with a couple of tasks for every day and a layout for each party. no matter if it is Wednesday's 'Typo Bag' - nice for a piece convention - or the 'Quilter's Backpack' and 'Ticket handbag' - ideal for Sunday afternoon journeys - Susan Briscoe's new number of useful designs is bound to motivate quilters of all talents. all the day-by-day duos make a complementary pair and require a similar patchwork ideas, so quilters can try the smaller merchandise earlier than embarking at the major bag. Easy-to-follow, step by step directions make sure that the luggage are as satisfying to make as they're to take advantage of. every one pair is 'fat region pleasant' and makes use of speedy and easy tools well liked by quilters, akin to bias binding. all the baggage are observed via a edition that indicates them off in a very diversified color scheme, successfully giving quilters 14 extra inspirational designs.

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Download E-books Gardening in Miniature: Create Your Own Tiny Living World PDF

By Janit Calvo

Get able to trip into the large global of growing to be small!

The subsequent backyard development combines the enjoyment of gardening with the magic of miniatures. Gardening in Miniature is an entire advisor to making lush, residing, small-scale gardens. It has every thing you want to choose up this new pastime, together with scaled down backyard designs, recommendations for developing tiny hardscapes, miniature backyard care and upkeep, tips about making a choice on packing containers, the way to purchase the proper crops, and the place to discover life-like components. Inspiring step by step tasks function uncomplicated talents that may be recreated in any variety of designs, like a tiny patio, a trellis, a pond, and a mystery garden.

Whether you must construct a miniature empire on your backyard mattress or layout a personal backyard with a pebble patio for an indoor centerpiece, Gardening in Miniature is the primer for growing your individual tiny, dwelling world

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