From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal, a collaborative creative journey where you become the author... One dark and stormy night, author Keri Smith found some strange scattered pages abandoned in a park. She collected and assembled them, trying to solve the mystery of this unexpected discovery, and now she´s passing the task on to you, her readers. Your mission is to become the new author of this work. You will continue the research and provide the content. In order to complete the task, you will have to undergo some secret intelligence training, which is included in this volume. Since no one knows what lies ahead, please proceed with caution, but know...this book does not exist without you.
This is the only sewing reference you will ever need, with step-by-step photographs to show you how to sew absolutely everything. 300 step-by-step techniques will guide you whether you are sewing clothes, making soft furnishings, or doing alterations. Master hand and machine sewing with close-up photographs and clear instructions to demystify even the trickiest techniques, and choose from 15 stylish projects to practise your sewing skills. Every project is brand new for this updated edition of the ultimate sewing bible, with 5 new sewing techniques now added. With in-depth coverage of sewing tools, techniques, and fabric, this is the ultimate sewing resource for beginners, students, and seasoned stitchers alike.
Einkaufstasche, Schmuck oder Nähkästchen, in diesem Buch finden sich originelle Ideen, um alte Bücher zu recyceln und nützliche, dekorative und schöne Gegenstände für den Alltag herzustellen. Viele bunte Projekte zum Leben, Wohnen und Inspirieren werden anhand von Schrittanleitungen und Skizzen anschaulich erklärt. Zum Schluss zeigen Künstler ihre Kunstwerke aus Büchern und verführen zum Schwelgen und Selbermachen.
Bookmaking is more popular than ever and this book makes the craft available to everyone. Beginners will soon be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of styles. This title includes photographs of the author´s own books; this collection is sure to inspire. In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles, from rolled scrolls to Jacob´s ladders, folded flexagons to case bindings. Complete with photographs of the author´s own master books and statements by more than 40 established book artists, this collection is sure to inspire.
´´Learn how to make over seventy macramâe knots and small repeat patterns, then use them to create a wide range of projects. Each knot is shown in a close-up photograph with clear step-by-step diagrams showing how they are tied. Starting with the basics, the knots progress on to more complicated and complex designs, but as all are clearly diagramed it is very easy to follow along. This invaluable guidebook opens with a discussion of the different types of threads or cords available, shows a range of clasps and other findings, plus covers the types of beads to use. It also includes lots of tips and useful information like how to set up your work board, and other helpful lessons like how to keep track of the cord ends for less confusion. The thirty-three projects range from simple jewelry pieces like the classic friendship bracelet and watch straps to more complex ones like a variety of bags and baskets. Translated from the Japanese, Macramâe pattern book is an outstanding resource for both new and more experienced ´´knotters.´´´´--
Provides step-by-step instructions for creating twenty-five paper flowers from tissue and crepe paper, and explains how to combine the flowers to arrange garlands, wreaths, table decorations, and corsages.