Illustrates in dynamic form ten basic mechanisms which are used in making pop-up books. Each of the ten basic mechanisms is illustrated by a working model which can be cut out and made. When finished it can be glued back into the book with a special tab to make a 3D dictionary.
When was the last time you picked up a pair of scissors? Was it when you cut open a letter envelope? Or what about that time you cut into that book a few millimeters? But if you think about it, those creaky scissors can be used for fun. Now how about applying those scissors to something artistic and practical! They can be good friends and a source of magic when you want to make something for yourself or others. With a little wrist action and some paper those rusty scissors can turn little sheets into a bouquet of flowers! They can be used to celebrate or commemorate a special occasion. Or they can add color and beauty to a setting with little more than a traced pattern and some dexterity. In Simply Precious Pop-Ups paper-crafter Kiyoshi Kikuchi offers up more than 50 easy to follow pop-up card patterns for everyone to enjoy! By simply following his large patterns crafters, young and old, can quickly make fun and attractive cards for any occasion. Patterns include: Holiday patterns - New Years, Girls Day, Valentine´s, Mother´s Day, Father´s Day, Christmas Special occasions - Graduation, Weddings, New Job More than a dozen Birthday Cards and Seasonal-themed cards!
The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more.
As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin and The School of Making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches are based on geometric grid systems-and by using grids as guides, they could make learning stitches, even seemingly elaborate ones, as easy as child´s play. In The Geometry of Hand-Sewing Chanin presents their breakthrough method, featuring illustrated instructions (for both right- and left-handed stitchers) for more than 100 stitches-from the most basic straight and chain to the more fanciful feather and herringbone; photos of both right and wrong sides; and guidelines for modifying stitches to increase one´s repertoire further. To simplify learning, the book also includes two plastic stitching cards die-cut with the grids on which every stitch in the book is based. These reusable cards can be stitched through for practicing (just as children use lacing cards to learn to tie shoes) or used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.
The popular Little Box series is back. This collection offers quick and easy sock designs as well as intricate patterns and textures, so knitters will never run out of ideas. From sock designs to patterns and textures, this title features 20 creative projects in a mix of colours and a variety of styles. Each project card features full-colour photos with sizes, supply lists, and step-by-step instructions.
A seasonal collection of projects using the latest Tilda fabrics and embellishments, including gifts, decorations and cards. The designs include santas, pixies, angels and snowmen, all made in a festive color scheme. All projects are accompanied by clear instructions, gorgeous photographs and color illustrations, making them ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced sewers. Popular techniques, such as appliqu? and embroidery, are used and full-size templates are also included.
Several years after the events of Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself back in Wonderland and called upon to save the world of playing cards and talking animals from the increasingly deranged Queen of Hearts. But all is not as it first appears in the fluctuating dream world and soon Alice is battling to save herself from the nightmare that is rapidly overtaking the realm. Have you ever wondered what would have happened if Alice hadn´t drunk from the bottle labelled ´Drink Me´, or if she hadn´t joined the Hatter, the March Hare, and the Dormouse for tea? Well now you can find out - and take part. In Alice´s Nightmare in Wonderland Colouring Book - a companion to Jonathan Green´s new Choosable Path Adventure Book - YOU decide how the amazing creatures Alice encounter should appear. Because this is your chance to team up as the colourist for illustrator Kev Crossley of 2000AD, KISS 4K and Warhammer 40K fame. Are you ready to join Jonathan Green and Kev Crossley and go back down the rabbit-hole?