Handbag Designer 101: Everything You Need to Know About Designing, Making, and Marketing Handbags

By Emily Blumenthal

Handbag clothier 101 is the bible for purse designers or ladies who aspire to make their very own baggage. incorporated within the booklet are directions for growing the fifteen crucial bag styles—clutch, hobo, tote, and more—made basic with easy-to-follow how-to illustrations, recommended trouble degrees, and colour images. suggestion from well-known bag designers and today’s preferred indie designers accompany each one pattern.
Also incorporated is the interior scoop on turning your purse pastime right into a profitable company. From designing, to creating, to advertising and marketing, Handbag fashion designer one zero one teaches you every little thing you must know.

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Jane Packer's Flower Course: Easy Techniques for Fabulous Flower Arranging

By Jane Packer

In Jane Packer's Flower direction, celebrated florist Jane Packer covers a similar floor because the very hot four-week occupation direction taught in her flower college, placing her wealth of expertise and her celebrated designs in the succeed in of each reader.

Jane Packer flora is one in every of London s best-known florists, with a distinctively dependent but refreshingly glossy glance. The company's consumers contain hip boutique inns, foreign movie businesses, and fashion designer shops, in addition to legions of dedicated deepest clients.
this gorgeous ebook is split into 3 sections. masking impossible to resist floral presents, beautiful preparations of all sizes and shapes, and brilliant social gathering and marriage ceremony plants. The emphasis all through is on readability and ease, so wonderful pictures of entire preparations are followed by way of step by step photos and easy-to-follow instructions.
Jane Packer's Flower direction distills floral services and magnificence into one crucial quantity that imparts all of the secrets and techniques of making appealing floral designs. It s a needs to for somebody who loves attractive flowers.

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Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round

By Margaret Radcliffe

Discover the pleasures of knitting within the around! Margaret Radcliffe offers vintage round knitting innovations — together with reasonable Isle, helix, and tubular — in distinct step by step photographic sequences. This accomplished advisor presents instructions for 35 demonstration initiatives, so that you can perform each one strategy on a miniature hat, mitten, or sweater sooner than utilising it to a bigger venture. With find out how to adapt any straight-needle development to be used with round needles, Circular Knitting Workshop opens up never-ending probabilities.    

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DIY Wood Pallet Projects: 35 Rustic Modern Upcycling Ideas to Personalize Your Space

By Karah Bunde

Turn easy delivery pallets into beautiful crafts in your home!

With DIY wooden Pallet Projects, you could eventually customize your house with no need to lay our a fortune on getting that ideal rustic stylish glance. that includes 35 artistic upcycling rules, you are going to rework outdated wooden pallets into attractive initiatives that may support fill your house and backyard with variety and character. If you have got by no means picked up an influence instrument, don't fret. the simple, step by step directions consultant you thru the complete woodworking approach as you recreate your whole favourite designs. within, you will find specific creations like:

  • Rustic wooden clock
  • Herringbone espresso table
  • Planter field with mitered corners
  • Cut-out silhouette art
  • Pallet slat–backed bookcase

whole with beautiful images and lots of proposal, all of the designs in DIY wooden Pallet Projects may be the ideal addition in your home.

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The Big-Ass Book of Bling

By Mark Montano

BLINGY, BLINGIER, BLINGIEST! do you need A dressmaker glance that's ALL YOURS— AND to specific YOUR CREATIVITY and feature a few enjoyable?

All that glitters doesn’t must be gold . . . and diamonds (even the pretend ones!) could be a girl’s— or a boy’s—best buddy. With Mark Montano’s step by step tips you, too, can let out your internal fashionista and make great, distinctive add-ons to counterpoint all your dresser!

Think outdoor the field by way of fabrics, and cost via your recycling to discover treasures within the Bin. exhibit humans your New Mexico sort, and make a papier-mâché Zigzag Turquoise Cuff out of newspaper. whilst the plastic shop baggage begin crawling out from below the sink, tame them with a Fused Plastic Flower Cuff. Make the tree-mendous Nature’s Bling Bag adorned with branches sliced skinny. Or cord no longer test the ironmongery shop for a few coloured twine—and choose up a few aluminum flashing to determine why Tin Is “In”? From punk to unfashionable, from bobby pins to defense pins, with greater than one hundred fifty initiatives there’s anything for everybody, even if you need to glam it up Hollywood-style or move ultra-sophisticated like a newly topped princess.

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A Hot Glue Gun Mess: Funny Stories, Pretty DIY Projects

By Mr. Kate

In this gorgeous paperback variation that includes French flaps, highly renowned way of life blogger, YouTube famous person, and fashion designer Mr. Kate (Kate Albrecht) deals a beautiful selection of step by step own variety and residential projects—woven in with quirkily hilarious tales and anecdotes.

Do you dream of discovering how you can infuse homemade initiatives into each point of your lifestyles and feature enjoyable doing it? From the quirky character at the back of the Mr. Kate model comes a not-so-average DIY way of life ebook that may make your desires of constructing detailed how-to tasks turn into reality.

Filled with 50 targeted and approachable initiatives, besides hysterical, unfiltered tales from Mr. Kate’s loopy existence, A sizzling Glue Gun Mess will exhibit how existence can motivate paintings. starting to be up with a high-powered Hollywood father and an oddball, down-to-earth mom, Kate Albrecht had a youth that used to be whatever yet general. From how her first interval inspired her to develop into an artist to how her friendship with a pricey hooker inspired DIY good looks items, Mr. Kate’s tales are bizarre, impressive, own, inspiring, and downright hilarious.

Her love of self-expression encouraged Mr. Kate to create her personal DIY existence and a social media platform to hook up with younger ladies far and wide. Her initiatives contain kind, domestic layout, and sweetness, together with DIY nail paintings innovations, upcycled tasks to your outdated denims , and watercolor curtains. You don’t must be a seamstress, metalsmith, or professional at something to get pleasure from those initiatives, all of that are possible in less than hours and require a minimum variety of offers. Now you, too, can turn into a DIY diva!

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Domino Knitting (Knitting Technique series)

Introducing an exhilarating new procedure referred to as domino knitting, this ebook teaches either newcomers and specialists the patterning procedure that turned a craze between Scandinavian knitters. starting with simple directions and progressing to classy tasks, this advisor exhibits how domino knitting permits effortless designing by way of permitting knitters to construct squares on each other horizontally and vertically at will. distinct step by step guideline exhibit how squares may be labored in quite a few stitches for multicolored results. incorporated is a key to choosing the right kind yarn for any venture in addition to care directions for any creation.

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Heart Felt Knits: 25 Fresh and Modern Felting Projects

By Tamara Mello

Knitting whatever via hand after which utilizing the centuries-old means of rainy felting leads to lovely items which are sturdy, green, and undying. In Heart Felt Knits, actress-turned-crafter Tamara Mello deals twenty-five knitted and felted tasks, from darling nesting bowls to stylish hats, comfortable wraps, and stylish hair add-ons. Knitters will love observing their items tackle brilliant kinds and textures throughout the felting strategy. With easy-to-follow knitting styles, basic felting directions, necessary how-to pictures, and extravagant pictures of the completed initiatives, this specified e-book exhibits knitters of all stripes the right way to create designated add-ons and keepsakes to final an entire life.

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Jewelry and Beading Designs For Dummies

Do you like jewellery and beading? do you want to understand easy methods to make stylish jewellery and components? Jewelry & Beading Designs for Dummies is filled with styles, step by step directions, and encouraging colour images to get you stringing, knotting, and looping very quickly. From jewelry and necklaces to pins, handbags, charms, and extra, you’ll notice new thoughts for making simply the perfect items to fit you — or supply as marvelous, trendy gifts!

This easy-to-follow visible advisor speeds you correct into the fundamentals of bijou making: assembling your equipment; operating with pliers; and fine-tuning your stringing, bead weaving, and twine wrapping abilities. You’ll use elastic twine, ribbon, leather-based, a cord jig, and extra to make bracelets, bookmarks, pendants, and serviette jewelry. ahead of you recognize it, you’ll take your abilities to the following point and past, utilizing a number of options and fabrics on exciting and unconventional designs. observe how to:

  • Make greater than seventy five clean, enjoyable, and sensible projects
  • Hone your simple jewellery making skills
  • Work with silver, leather-based, glass beads, and crystals
  • Create earrings, bracelets, telephone covers, wine charms, and more
  • Use bead crimping, knotting, and weaving to make appealing designs
  • Make beautiful jewelry and necklaces utilizing a twine jig
  • Fabricate beads and twine components
  • Find nontraditional fabrics corresponding to undefined, seashore glass, and more

Add good looks, ability, and pride for your existence with a bit support from Jewelry and Beading Designs For Dummies!

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Criminal Crafts: From D.I.Y. to F.B.I. Outlaw Projects for Scoundrels, Cheats, and Armchair Detectives

This criminally shrewdpermanent craft booklet offers greater than 30 easy-to-make tasks for devious minds searching for how you can artfully demonstrate every little thing from homicide guns made up of cleaning soap to crime scene outlines at the lounge floor.

Criminals allure an viewers. humans recognize the sneakiness and creativity of the occupation whereas cursing the dastardly results. So why now not have all the methods with no the exchange? Criminal Crafts brings jointly illicit habit and inventive expression with darkish humor during this home made undertaking booklet. writer Shawn Bowman makes a speciality of unique crafts and recipes themed in noir, homicide, unfashionable espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo.

Crafters and mischief fans alike will love this booklet of 30 tasks revolving round infamous criminals and their actions. From John Dillinger's cleaning soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry magazine, readers will locate themselves either amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. let alone how inspired get together site visitors may be after they appear to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin circumstances. And simply wait till you sing their own praises your shiv comfortable! From the sensible to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are paintings tasks readers will love.

Some of Bowman’s infamous crafts can be found on-line at www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com, and you may stick to Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and through Twitter and fb.

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