New Arrivals · Crafts

January 22, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Craft a creative business : [making & marketing a successful creative business]

January 21, 2015
Pullen, Fiona, author.
Tunbridge Wells : Search Press, 2015.
240 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.

Washi style! : over 101 great projects using Japanese-style decorative tape

January 15, 2015
Edghill, Marisa.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2015.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"A Quarto book"--Title page verso.
"Colorful and cute washi tape is every crafter's new best friend. Easy to use and gorgeous to look at, these decorative paper tapes from Japan have taken the design world by storm. A much prettier version of masking tape, washi tape is not as delicate as you might think. Extremely versatile and available in myriad patterns and varying widths, there's no limit to what you can create. Whether you already love washi tape or are new to the world of decorative tapes, this project-packed book is sure to inspire. Beautifully styled and photographed step-by-step projects teach you new techniques for creating and decorating with these popular tapes, with no fewer than fifty creations for you to make. Discover how to take full advantage of the unique properties of this new crafting tape. Create beautiful, personalized greeting cards, unique gift toppers, stylish party accessories, photo frames, ornaments, toys, jewelry, and more!"-- Provided by publisher.

French General : a year of jewelry ; 36 projects with vintage beads

January 14, 2015
Meng, Kaari, author.
New York, NY : Lark Books, [2015]
132 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Fiber & cord jewelry : easy to make projects using paracord, hemp, leather, and more

January 6, 2015
Bunting, Ashley K., author.
Waukesha, Wisconsin : Kalmbach Books 2015.
95 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Basics -- Paracord -- Hemp, cotton & naturals -- Leather -- Ribbon & lace.
Fiber & Cord Jewelry teaches new and original techniques for using easily accessible cords and fibers. The objective is to showcase cord as the focal element, and then add beads, chain, crystals, and more for customization. The 25 projects are divided into groups by material: paracord, hemp & cotton, leather, and ribbon & lace. This is the one jewelry making book for beginning bead stringers that features stringing materials as a primary design element in each jewelry project.

Beautiful designs with superduos and twin beads

December 22, 2014
Cave, Carolyn.
Waukesha, Wisconsin : Kalmbach Books , 2014.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"29 projects"--Cover.
Introduction -- About twin beads and superduos -- Tools and materials -- Techniques -- Bracelets -- Rings and Earrings -- Ropes -- Chains and pendants -- Specialty Jewelry -- Gallery.
Superduos and twin beads are available in a wide range of colors and finishes. Now you can use these two-hole treasures in stunning beadwork.

Christmas ideas.

December 19, 2014
Des Moines, IA : Special Interest Publications, Publishing Group of Meredith Corp.,
v. : ill. ; 27 cm.
At head of title: Better homes and gardens creative ideas.

Annual craft show

December 19, 2014
Craft Guild of Greater Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Craft Guild of Greater Cincinnati, 1977-2002.
1 folder : illustrations ; 22-28 cm.
Comprised of catalog and price lists and exhibit related materials.

Playful : fun projects to make with + for kids

December 18, 2014
Liddiard, Merrilee, author.
New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2014.
144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.

Sewing to sell : the beginner's guide to starting a craft business

December 16, 2014
Lindsay, Virginia Keleher, 1975- author.
151 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 sheet of patterns.
"Bonus--16 starter projects; how to sell locally & online."
Finding your sewing style -- Identifying your customers -- Essential equipment -- Buying and using fabric -- Sewing -- Selling -- Pricing and packaging -- Projects that are useful items -- Projects that make best use of materials -- Projects that are great sellers -- Business basics.

The Knot little books of big wedding ideas

December 15, 2014
Roney, Carley, author.
4 volumes (380 pages) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Vows, readings & toasts spine title: Vows & toasts.
Stationery, décor & favors spine title: Details.
Vows, readings & toasts -- Stationery, décor & favors -- Bouquets & centerpieces -- Cakes.

The ultimate guide to vintage Star Wars action figures 1977-1985

December 15, 2014
Bellomo, Mark, author.
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, a division of F+W Media, Inc., [2014]
271 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"Written by nationally acclaimed toy expert Mark Bellomo, this book provides unparalleled coverage of Star Wars action figures. Organized by film or television show, and by release date, the book is divided into two parts: action figures and accessories (which includes anything that is not an action figure). You'll find page after page of: Identifying details including each character's name and alias, product number, accessories, first appearance, average original retail price and current value on the secondary market ; Description of each figure/accessory and the storyline it was part of, often accompanied by a direct quote from that character ; More than 600 detailed color photographs" -- From publisher's web site.

The inspired wedding : seven handcrafted themes for your big day

December 10, 2014
Arendoski, Emma, author.
Portland, Maine : Sellers Publishing, [2014].
288 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Chain mail & wire reimagined

December 10, 2014
Rakoski, Karen.
Waukesha, Wis. : Kalmbach Pub. Co., 2014.
111 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.

Paperplay : 40+ projects to fold, cut, curl and more

December 9, 2014
Miller, Shannon E., author.
160 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Beautiful bracelets by hand : seventy-five one-of-a-kind baubles, bangles and other wrist adornments you can make at home

December 9, 2014
Gedeon, Jade, author.
223 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Novel living : collecting, decorating, and crafting with books

December 9, 2014
Occhipinti, Lisa, author.
New York, NY : STC Craft, 2014.
143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
"A Melanie Falick book."

Unexpected findings : 50+ clever jewelry designs featuring everyday components

November 25, 2014
Mach, Michelle.
Ft. Collins, CO : Interweave, [2014]
143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Findings -- Materials -- Tools -- The projects -- California poppy -- Sweet soiree -- Westward bound -- Lotus blossom -- Retro mix -- To tango -- Central spark -- Dancing damselfly -- May flowers -- Fringe benefits -- Hanawa -- Gypsy girl -- Leaves of gold -- Botanica -- Meditation garden -- Tidal treasures -- The wishing tree -- Washer woman -- Midnight waltz -- Rings around the monarch -- Brazen blooms -- Zero hour -- Secrets of jade -- Enchanted forest -- Tuesday night book club -- Connect the dots -- Vertebracelet -- Ancient artifacts -- Poet laureate -- Amy Ayres -- Branching out -- Cognificent -- Dalle de verre -- Maya -- Wish me luck -- A passel of tassels -- Sadie's secret -- Key West -- Constellation -- Off the cuff -- Queen of thorns -- I dream of the sea -- Metal mixology -- Downtown arts district -- Silver lining -- Searching for simplicity -- Mademoiselle fleur -- Fiesta -- Owl at the moon -- Vintage revival -- Basic techniques.

Adventure time crafts : flippin' adorable stuff to make from the Land of Ooo

November 24, 2014
Bonnibel Bubblegum, Princess of the Candy Kingdom.
New York : Potter Craft, [2014]
144 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

12 days of Christmas with Six Sisters' Stuff : 144 Ideas for traditions, homemade gifts, recipes, and more.

November 20, 2014
vi, 150 pages : colored illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Compilation of more than 144 Christmas recipes, traditions, and craft ideas that celebrate family and the holiday.

Holiday cheer : festive inspirations for your best season ever!

November 17, 2014
New York : Hearst Books [2014]
127 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
Cookie cookbook -- All through the house -- Christmas dinners -- Holiday desserts -- Presents to make and bake.
"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Get ready for festive entertaining and fun with more than 100 fabulous holiday recipes and more from Good Housekeeping, Country Living, and Redbook. These delectable suppers and treats, dazzling decorations, and delightful gifts to craft will bring a homemade yuletide touch to your home and family."

Modern upcycling : a user-friendly guide to inspiring and repurposed handicrafts for a trendy home

November 14, 2014
Zacke, Susanna, author
New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014]
124 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Don't throw out old clothing or scraps leftover from finished projects. Upcycling is today's hottest trend in handicraft and décor, and master crafters Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren are here to show how it's done in their vibrant new guide Modern Upcycling. Discover unique ideas to inspire your creativity and decorate your home with those fabric remnants and odds-and-ends you already have in your crafting kit. Make rustic place settings from crocheted yarn and embroidery, reuse old pallets to make furniture with wheels, hang paintings in old window panes, and cast a fruit bowl from concrete. Divided into five chapters--concrete, wood, yarn, paper, and fabric--for quick inspiration, Modern Upcycling features sixty-five projects accompanied by sumptuous photographs and step by step instructions. Follow Susanna and Sania into their world of pop-out colors, cozy spaces, and pieces that are both beautiful to look at and serve a practical purpose. Whether you love to crochet, garden, cast in concrete, or make ornaments from paper, Modern Upcycling is guaranteed to help you revitalize and personalize your home"-- Provided by publisher.

Knit-a-bear : 15 huggable friends to make and dress for every occasion

November 13, 2014
Pierce, Val, author.
[Newtown, CT] : Taunton Press, 2014.
159 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A collection of patterns for teddy bears and adorable outfits you can knit for them - like the French Bear with a beret and striped sweater. The whimsical photographs throughout will inspire you to pick up your needles.

Handcrafted Christmas : ornaments, decorations, and cookie recipes to make at home

November 12, 2014
Waggoner, Susan, author.
New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2014.
144 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Collects step-by-step instructions for vintage-style crafts and cookie swap recipes inspired by Christmas traditions from the 1920s to the 1960s, including a pinecone wreath, Christmas stocking, and holiday charm bracelet.

Sabine Lippert's beadwork evolution : new techniques using peyote stitch and right angle weave

November 4, 2014
Lippert, Sabine, 1967-
Asheville, North Carolina : Lark Crafts, 2014.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"The book features 25 how-to instructions plus illustrations on making advanced jewelry designs in peyote stitch and right angle weave, the two most popular stitches. The book is aimed at intermediate and advanced beaders, as well as ambitious beginners--the aspirational and inspiration-seeking audience"-- Provided by publisher.

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