From the basics to the serious stuff, this most-excellent book holds your hand step-by-step through the creation of a pinhole camera, a knitted bikini, passport holders made from paintchips and jewelry you make in a blender - and that's just the tip of the handmade puppet-rug-lampshade-paper necklace iceberg.
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.
Smoked bacon bourbon? Cucumber gin, or a cherry cordial? Hobbyists and adventurous experimenters alike will enjoy the recipes, tips and tricks offered in the Home Distiller's Handbook. This all-in-one guide includes step-by-step instructions for infusing base liquors with a variety of flavors to create custom spirits, sweet cordials and more.