The Book of Doing

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Published: 2012-04-03

ISBN: 9780399537349

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Perigee Trade

Synopsis

When did you last take the time to do the things you loved as a child: crafts, games, getting your hands dirty? Or feel the same delight and wonder that you took from your favorite childhood activities?Despite the joy we gained from these pursuits, in our adult lives, we’ve left them behind-they’re too frivolous, we’re too busy or too old, and there’s too much "real" work to do. It’s time to change this mind-set. It’s time to rediscover the things you love to do, because they energize, center, and connect you with the world in a meaningful and positive way.The Book of Doing offers

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Price: $15.00


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy, 3rd Edition

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Published: 2012-03-06

ISBN: 9781615641567

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Up-to-date techniques for navigating the evolving world of genealogical research Savvy advice for overcoming frustrating obstacles and of research

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Price: $21.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Basics

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Published: 2011-10-04

ISBN: 9781615641369

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Easy-to-use instructions and a value-friendly price.

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Price: $16.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Quilting Basics

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Published: 2011-10-04

ISBN: 9781615641352

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Easy-to-understand instructions with value-friendly price.

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Price: $16.95


The Monster Doodle Book

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Published: 2011-06-07

ISBN: 9780399536755

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Perigee Trade

Synopsis

Half-finished doodles of monsters and other creatures, featuring misshapen bodies, oodles of appendages, and all kinds of gross crud. Finish the monster-shaped alphabet, create a flip-book, comic strip, and more. Drawings can be scary, disgusting, cute, or weird. It’s up to you.

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Price: $13.95


World's Best Origami

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Published: 2010-11-02

ISBN: 9781615640539

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Join the fold and discover this timeless art form. World’s Best Origami is an amazing collection of more than 100 of the most unusual and best-loved origami patterns ever created. Expert origami artist Nick Robinson has collected traditional origami patterns as well as his own pieces and those from some of the greatest origami artists in the world- many in print here for the first time ever. ? More than 100 pieces-the most comprehensive origami book on the market ?Projects rated from beginner to advanced and include everything from boxes, containers, geometrics, and abstracts to figures, birds,

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Price: $19.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knitting

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Published: 2010-10-05

ISBN: 9781615640515

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Knitting made easy-especially for beginners. In The Complete Idiot’s Guide(r) to Knitting, Becca Smith takes aspiring knitters step-by-step through her “learn-as-you-go” teaching technique. Knitters are guided from purl stitch to finished scarf with hundreds of clear and easy-to-understand photos along the way. Readers will also learn to make hats, mittens, blankets, pillows, sweaters, socks, even kimonos-as well as their own patterns. With The Complete Idiot’s Guide(r) to Knitting, anyone can go from picking up a needle to becoming a master knitter. ?A new “learn-as-you-go” way of teaching makes

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Price: $21.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amigurumi

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Published: 2010-10-05

ISBN: 9781615640034

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Creating an Amigurumi of one’s own… Amigurumi, the traditional Japanese art of knitted or crocheted stuffed figures, is a craft that is sweeping the country. In The Complete Idiot’s Guide(r) to Amigurumi crafters will learn the basic stitches of crochet, how to make basic shapes (heads, arms, legs, torsos), stuffing techniques, and embellishments such as hair, eyes, and tassels. They will also learn how to make flowers and vegetables, and will acquire the tools to be able to let their imaginations run wild and create their own unique and adorable Amigurumi. Easy-to-follow instructions

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Price: $16.95


Beasties

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Published: 2010-08-03

ISBN: 9780399535970

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Perigee Trade

Synopsis

Read Diana Schoenbrun’s blog post on the Penguin Community. Cyclops and witches and zombies-oh my! Welcome to the wondrous world of Beasties, where mythic and imaginary creatures come alive using simple materials, such as scrap fabric and thread. From Werewolves to Yetis to unidentifiable yet adorable beasts, these projects allow crafters to push the limits of their imaginations to sew a menagerie of whimsical beings.

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Price: $17.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts

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Published: 2010-07-06

ISBN: 9781592579914

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Find profitable new outlets for selling your crafts. Selling crafts online is a successful trend, but this book explores so many other avenues for casual and active indie crafters, and teaches them how to work more efficiently, manage inventory, and find and utilize all outlets for selling their work. Clear, concise instructions on every aspect of selling crafts-from flea markets to websites- including: ?Pricing your crafts and managing inventory ?Creating an identity ?Payment, shipping, and promotion ?Selling venues (online, trunk shows, parties, fairs) ?Tax and business management

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Price: $14.95


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