Author: Shelly Figueroa, Karen LePage
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Shares instructions for creating handmade clothing for boys from infancy through age eight, providing patterns that accommodate seasonal and activity needs.
Author: Kaffe Fassett
Leading needlework artist Kaffe Fassett tells you the fascinating story behind his fabric designs, plus those of other leading designers: Roberta Horton; Mary Mashuta; Liza Prior Lucy; Pauline Smith; Sandy Donabed; Betsy Mennesson; Brandon Mably; Gill Turley; Antique quilts are the starting point for many of these quilt designs. Almost all the projects showcase the new generation of printed fabrics: - Organic Stripe and Swiggle Stripe, Paperweight, Pansy and Diagonal Poppy, and the new lkat weave fabrics from India. With full colour photography throughout, every project is accompanied by a colour photograph of the finished project, detailed step-by-step instructions, and coloured piecing diagrams. The patchwork 'know-how' section and glossary cover all the techniques and terms used in the projects
Author: elinor peace bailey, Patti Medaris Culea, Barbara Willis
Publisher: Quarry Books
Patti Culea, elinor peace bailey, and Barbara Willis are three of the leading doll artists and teachers in the country. They are also friends. Each of these artists has her own distinct approach to the design and development of a cloth figure. In this book, each artist's process will come alive through their choice of fabrics, sketches, simple patterns, and skill-building variations. The book is oriented toward beginning doll makers, but offers unique variations and embellishments to please even more experienced doll designers. Two introductory chapters cover basic materials and techniques. Each artist's chapter includes step by step illustrations, instructions, and patterns to make a complete doll, plus variations that create completely new figures. Readers are treated to full color photography and a look inside of each artist's workspace. A gallery of additional creations by each artist, along with commentary on each work completes the collection. This is a must-have book for any aspiring or experienced doll making.
Author: Nancy Langdon, Sabine Pollehn
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
A collection of patterns for making kids' clothes utilizes a variety of fabric styles and decorative embellishment—including embroidery, patchwork and trims--with variations for long and short hemlines and sleeves, various necklines and adjustable lengths and ranging in size from 18 months to kid's size 12.
Author: Karla Alexander
Karla Alexander is back with exciting new designs to delight her many fans! Now you can broaden your quilting repertoire by combining Karla's stacking and shuffling methods with even more techniques. Choose from 16 projects in a wide range of styles, from "Blue Moon" and "Window Box" to "Somersault." Make the most of today's fabrics with these contemporary quilts--the stunning designs look far more complicated than they actually are.
Author: Samantha McNesby
Publisher: Krause Publications
Put your child on the best-dressed list! &break;&break;Baby-oh-baby! Haute couture for infants and children has come into its own. &break;&break;You'll never have to purchase another expensive outfit from the baby boutique again now that you can fashion your own designs with your favorite new and vintage fabrics. &break;&break;Author Samantha McNesby shares her experience to help you create and style the latest children's fashions using new or recycled fabrics and incorporating the latest trends. She provides you with sewing hints and techniques throughout the book, letting you take command of your own sewing performance. &break;&break;From beginner to advanced, every sewer and designer can make the latest and most fashionable infant and toddler's clothing, blankets and accessories in their own homes without expensive sewing machines and tools. &break;&break;Full-size pattern sheet included &break;&break;35+ projects with step-by-step instructions and full-color photos
Author: Teresa Crane
A gripping tale of love and revenge in the Tuscan sun Poppy Brookes receives a troubling letter. A decade after her sister Isobel eloped with an artist, she pleads with Poppy to visit their neglected country estate a few miles from the ancient and beautiful city of Siena. When Poppy arrives, she finds a disturbing undercurrent in Isobel and husband Kit’s relationship, then accidentally uncovers a terrible secret. Against the backdrop of a verdant 1920s Tuscany, Poppy’s own journey into love is overshadowed by the insanity of a war long-ended, and a desire for revenge that, with tragic consequences, inevitably damages the innocent... Perfect for readers of Rosanna Ley and Lucinda Riley and brimming with atmosphere this is an enthralling and dramatic story of romance, war and jealousy from Teresa Crane, bestselling author of The Italian House and Icon of Gold. ‘A writer of great skill and vitality’ Sarah Harrison ‘A moving, passionate and treacherous tale’ Essex Chronicle 'A wonderful storyteller' Daily Mail
Author: Franz Hohler
Publisher: Harvill Press
This beautiful and melancholic novella, set in the Glarner mountains in Switzerland, is told from the viewpoint of a child whose innocence of the world is combined with an acute sense of the danger present beneath the harmony of nature. Seven-year-old Katharina Ryhner is sent up the mountain to stay with her grandmother while her mother gives birth to her sixth child. It rains everyday and all the talk is of the danger of landslides. The little girl worries. When the time comes to go home, Katharina, filled with an increasing and inexplicable sense of doom, refuses to leave. Then, hearing a deafening thunderclap, she looks down the valley: a huge chunk of the mountainside is hurtling towards her home.
Author: Edward Lee
Crick City is a small hick town. Violent, mean and dirt-poor, it's a place nobody wants to call home. But for homicide cop Phil Straker, it is home. And now someone-or something-is turning his boyhood town into a bloody sideshow of mutilation and gruesome carnage. They're called Creekers. Centuries old, driven by rage and lust for revenge, they move through the deep, dark woods- deformed, shadowy outcasts with twisted faces and blood-red eyes. Now, as the moon hangs low over their ancient house, they're gathering for a harvest of terror and death Crick City will never forget...
Author: Jean M. Lundquist
Presents information about the steps that plastic, glass, and cardboard items go through when they are recycled.
Author: Allen, Shannon Okey, Tracy Barr, Marly Bird
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The bestselling guide to knitting brilliant, timeless pieces This revised and refreshed third edition of Knitting For Dummies features new knitting patterns, refreshed and additional projects, a new bibliography and suppliers list, and improved step-by-step knitting instructions. Plus, from the book, you can access step-by-step instructional videos online that enable you to see and practice the knitting techniques found in the book. From casting on to knitting in the round—and more—this new edition provides refreshed content and new images and access to online videos to help you follow along with the text. The book's user-friendly online instructional videos empower you to get started knitting immediately. Includes refreshed knitting projects Empowers you to confidently knit your own handmade creations A brand-new edition of the bestselling guide to knitting Experienced and novice knitters alike can benefit from the step-by-step instructions and informative videos included in this new edition of Knitting For Dummies!