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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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,
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...
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!