DIY Bibles for Creative Types

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  • Black Dog Publishing - Making Stuff: An Alternative Craft Book
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    From the basics to the serious stuff, this book takes the reader step-by-step through the creation of a pinhole camera, a knitted bikini, passport holders made from paint chips, and jewelry you make in a blender. And that's just the tip of the handmade puppet-rug-lampshade-paper necklace iceberg.
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  • Show Me How: 500 Things You Should Know: Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
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    Show Me How is a revolutionary reimagining of the reference genre, one part how-to guide, one part graphic art showpiece, and one part pure inspiration. In a series of 500 ...
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  • Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design
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    This book features photographs of the makers, their work environment, their process, their work, and discussions of how they got their start and what motivates them. It's a fascinating book for those who are a part of the emerging movement or just interested in sampling its wares.
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  • Remake It Home: The Essential Guide to Resourceful Living
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    Perfectly suited to the spirit of our times, this book is a spare yet stylish guide to living without wastefulness. It chimes with today???s consumer and design trends toward cost-consciousness and environmental awareness, and shows how to live stylishly by reusing and repurposing rather than buying new. This book aims to inspire a sophisticated audience not yet prepared...
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  • P. S. - I Made This...: An Inspired Guide to Designer DIY Fashion and Style
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    The book features more than 25 projects inspired by iconic fashion looks, runway trends, and celebrated style mavens for readers to create themselves. The user-friendly “Designer DIY” projects, ranging from lucite bangles to faux-fur vests to studded heels, are featured alongside inspirational, vivid fashion montages and clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
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  • Indie Craft
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    This book showcases the new wave of cool crafting quirky, cutting-edge, craft-based artwork, often called Indie Craft or D.I.Y. craft. Using traditional methods such as embroidery, crochet, knitting, cross stitch, tapestry, needle felt, and plush toy making, the Indie Crafters create work that is contemporary, controversial, kitsch, ironic, humorous, and blurs the lines between art and craft.
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  • Canning For A New Generation
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    The current canning revolution is a celebration of seasonal and market bounty and the satisfaction of putting up your own canned produce, pickles and preserves. Liana Krissoff's bold, fresh flavors for the modern pantry put to use these time-honored skills in today's kitchen, organized by season and illustrated with beautiful photography. Over 150 recipes feature detailed instructions on canning,
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  • DIY Furniture 2: A step-by-step guide
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    Featuring 30 new designs by leading designer-makers from around the world, DIY Furniture 2 builds on the international success of the previous title, showing you step-by-step how to make unique designer furniture.Including both conceptual objects and modern designs, the book showcases innovative processes using readily available materials commonly found at the local hardware...
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  • DO It Yourself-Digital
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    Make it happen room by room - project by project - and step by easy step with DO IT YOURSELF Magazine.<br> <li>Give your kitchen and bath splashy style! <li>Transform a sleepy bedroom into a stylish suite! <li>Discover designer secrets to make small rooms live big! <li>Work wonders with slipcovers,...
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  • Country Gardens-Digital
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    Discover the secret behind glorious gardens! Perennial, meadow, butterfly, herb gardens of all kinds. Country Gardens Magazine has beautiful color photos, easy-to-follow planting diagrams, helpful how-to gorgeous results! <br> <br> <b>Note:</b> Once your order is received and processed by the publisher, they will send...
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