The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017

Get hundreds of thousands of proof correct at your fingertips with this crucial resource.

The global Almanac® and ebook of proof is America's top-selling reference publication of all time, with greater than eighty two million copies bought. because 1868, this compendium of knowledge has been the authoritative resource for your whole leisure, reference, and studying wishes. The 2017 variation of The international Almanac® reviews the occasions of 2016 and may be your go-to resource for questions about any subject within the upcoming 12 months. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, monetary, clinical and academic facts and knowledge" by means of The Wall highway Journal, The global Almanac® and publication of evidence will solution your whole trivialities needs—from historical past and activities to geography, popular culture, and lots more and plenty extra.
Features include:

    The yr in evaluate: The international Almanac® takes a glance again at 2016 whereas delivering all of the info you will need in 2017.
    2016—Top 10 information subject matters: The editors of The global Almanac® record the head tales that held the world's realization in 2016.
    2016—Year in Sports: hundreds of thousands of pages of trivialities and facts which are crucial for any activities fan, that includes whole insurance of the 2016 Olympic video games in Rio, the 2016 global sequence, and lots more and plenty extra.
    2016—Year in photos: Striking full-color photographs from worldwide in 2016, protecting information, leisure, technology, and activities.
    2016—Offbeat information Stories: The international Almanac® editors discovered the various strangest information tales of the yr.
    World Almanac ® Editors' selections: Time Capsule: the realm Almanac® lists the goods that almost all got here to represent the 12 months 2016, from information and activities to pop culture.
    2016 Election effects: The international Almanac® offers a accomplished examine the total 2016 election strategy, from the curler coaster of the early primaries to nation and county presidential vote casting effects and insurance of residence, Senate, and gubernatorial races.
    The global at a Glance: This annual characteristic of The global Almanac® offers a short examine the astonishing stats and curious evidence that outline the altering international.
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Crafty Superstar: Make Crafts on the Side, Earn Extra Cash, and Basically Have It All

By Grace Dobush

Be a artful promote Out!
If the church-basement sale isn't really really your scene, Crafty Superstar is your go-to source for promoting your artful items part-time. jam-packed with principles for developing and promoting out, the booklet comprises a great deal of recommendation from specialists like Faythe Levine, Jenny Harada and Jenny Hart.
Want to make a few dough yet do not know the place to begin? within learn how to:

  • Discover your expectancies and motivations
  • Set up store and get paid
  • Join an indie craft show
  • Get a few press
  • Package items and buyer service
  • Balance lifestyles and crafts

Plus, get enterprise varieties, lists of assets and a listing of indie craft indicates so that you will be in your technique to turning into a artful celebrity!

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Crochet Me: Designs to Fuel the Crochet Revolution

By Kim Werker

That includes 18 trendy styles that take crochet into new territory, this beginner-friendly e-book of tasks dispels the "unhip" recognition of crochet with designs which are edgy and fashionable. tasks contain jewellery, thigh-high stockings, unfashionable luggage, scarves, sweaters, shrugs, camis, and residential décor gadgets, exploring colour, texture, layout, embellishment, and the way to customise styles to slot own kind. simple crochet innovations are lined in addition to tutorials on sizing, layout, and particular ideas. Up-and-coming designers are profiled during the publication to offer an enjoyable and encouraging perception into this new iteration of crocheters, what evokes them, how they locate neighborhood with different crocheters, and inventive principles for breaking the principles and representing their person crochet type.

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Felt It!: 20 Fun & Fabulous Projects to Knit & Felt

By Maggie Pace

Knit whatever monstrous, wash it in scorching water, permit it dry, and voila! you've a gorgeous felted merchandise, comfortable and luxurious. Felt It! bargains a number initiatives, together with flowered brooches, belts, baggage, hats, scarves, pillows, and position mats. Maggie speed courses you each step of ways and gives professional recommendation on easy methods to decide the appropriate yarn for the specified impression, hinder overshrinking, use loved ones gadgets as molds, and use the ideal elevate sew to aid with shaping.

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25 Ways to Sew Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes & Charm Packs: Modern Quilt Projects from Contemporary Pre-cuts

By Brioni Greenberg

Create attractive smooth quilts and quilted tasks from jelly rolls, layer brownies and different pre-cuts textile bundles. that includes 25 small and big tasks, every one made up of pre-cut bundles of material, together with complete sized mattress quilts, luggage and desk runners. Be encouraged by means of significant modern duvet designs utilizing the main interesting cloth traces, and fritter away the leftovers to make fast and straightforward small quilted projects.

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Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning (Handspun Revolution)

By Lexi Boeger

New in paperback, this ebook is a pride to the enthusiastic fiber crowd that's transforming into by means of leaps and limits. It captures the entire pleasure of experimental, handspun yarns, and contains recipes for handspun yarns, venture rules for knitters and crocheters, how one can use special handspun yarns (whether you spin them or purchase them at yarn boutiques), and a gallery of home made creations. The booklet additionally positive aspects profiles, anecdotes, essays, and concepts on fiber arts and the inventive method. members diversity from Alpaca farmers and state of the art spinners to famous knitwear designers.

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Tiny Yarn Animals: Amigurumi Friends to Make and Enjoy

By Tamie Snow

From the writer of, a suite of cute crocheted creatures.

This colourful advisor provides twenty-one candy and simple-to-make yarn creatures for crafters old and young. every one animal is assembled utilizing numerous easy crochet stitches?stitches even rookies can simply master?and the implications, from a winsome little lamb to a wide-eyed lemur, make for pleasant yarn associates.

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Northern Knits Gifts: Thoughtful Projects Inspired by Folk Traditions

By Lucinda Guy

In Northern Knits Gifts, knitwear and cloth fashion designer Lucinda man maintains her exploration of folk-knitting traditions during this colourful quantity of small initiatives and add-ons. you will examine a number of the conventional knitting concepts of Scandinavia, Estonia, Iceland, and the Faroe and Shetland islands, via smooth interpretations of such historical past options as twined knitting, two-color knitting, lace innovations, damask, reasonable isle, embroidery, and rya (knotted knitting just like shag carpet).

Accompanied through notes at the background and folks tradition surrounding each one process, the tasks within the booklet embody the Danish suggestion of hygge--taking excitement in comforting and comfy issues, that is usually linked to kinfolk and shut pals. The 20 initiatives comprise mittens, socks, hats, scarves, and luggage, and are ideal for donning and gifting. Emphasizing development and colour, those knitted designs additionally include the Scandinavian aesthetic of constructing utilitarian items attractive in addition to useful.

Additionally, the ebook celebrates the categorical wools characteristically utilized in each one venture. Immerse your self in Lucinda's international as you take pleasure in thumbnail sketches of the background and people tradition surrounding each one technique.

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The Art of Fabric Collage: An Easy Introduction to Creative Sewing

By Rosemary Eichorn

Textile college is a brand new approach to quilting that provides each sewer the facility to precise own creativity whereas studying leading edge stitching concepts. within the paintings of material college, clothier Rosemary Eichorn makes use of a pleasant, own method of exhibit how you can movement past conventional quilting right into a interesting sector she herself pioneered.

Eichorn supplies readers tips about experimenting with colour, layout, and upholstery in growing their very own certain textile collages. directions are incorporated for quite a few floor layout recommendations, from free-motion sewing and soft-edge applique to continuous-strip prairie issues and interesting closures. She exhibits step-by-step easy methods to use cloth university to create crafty vests, jackets, quilts, wall hangings, and extra. suggestion on tips on how to adapt garment styles for a number of figure-flattering kinds and development ideas can be included.

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The Complete Photo Guide to Creative Painting

By Paula Guhin, Geri Greenman

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal">Learn the entire elements of inventive portray with this entire how-to consultant! The Complete Photo advisor to Creative Painting offers easy-to-follow ideas for portray with all kinds of craft and high quality arts paints, together with acrylics, oils, tempera, watercolor, and pastels. You'll locate quick access to details with step by step instructions and seven hundred full-color photographs for transparent figuring out. Galleries of art by means of a variety of artists provide attractive examples of what may be performed with all of the portray different types. locate specialist information, talents, and notion with The Complete Photo Guide to artistic Painting.

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