Author: Laura Sinikka Wilhelm
Autobiography of a social activist from Maharashtra.
Author: Anita Ganeri
Embark on a perilous journey to the coldest places on earth in Perishing Poles. Discover where in the world you can see icebergs taller than your house, run from hungry polar bears and teeter on the edge of an icy ravine. With a brand-new cover design, format and inside look for 2016, it's geography with even more gritty bits left in!
Stylish and practical techniques that make sewing simple.
Here is the ultimate reference for fitting test garments and transferring accurate adjustments to patterns! No matter what size or shape you are, wearing garments that fit perfectly makes you look and feel better. Rather than making commonly accepted changes to a commercial pattern, the method presented in this guide focuses on the way a test garment fits the body. The fabric is manipulated to improve the fit, and then those specific changes are made to the pattern. The result: patterns that fit perfectly! With The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting, you'll learn: - The importance of a fitting axis and how to use it during a fitting - How to recognize fitting issues, such as drag lines and folds - How to manipulate fabric to solve common and unusual fitting problems - How to transfer the fitting changes to your pattern easily - Basic pattern-making skills to ensure accurate alterations See the fitting process from start to finish on basic garments, fitted on real people. Then follow fitting solutions on different body types. The lessons you learn will help you fit any body.
Author: Nicole Blum, Catherine Newman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
In today’s thriving maker culture, kids are hungry for hands-on guidance in creating stylish wearables and practical objects, or hacking and customizing existing ones. Authors Nicole Blum and Catherine Newman get them started with complete instructions for mastering six favorite fiber crafts. Step-by-step photos teach kids ages 9–14 the basics of how to sew, knit, crochet, felt, embroider, and weave, plus how to make three projects for each craft. From woven patches and a knitted backpack to embroidered merit badges and a crocheted bracelet, the fresh, kid-approved projects encourage creative variations and build confidence along with valuable life skills.
Author: Debbie Shore
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
This new book from bestselling author Debbie Shore is an absolute must-have for new parents looking to create personal items to equip their nursery, or for friends or family wanting to make a perfect, memorable baby gift. Bring up baby in style with this project-packed book from Debbie Shore. Bursting with 20 gorgeous projects for babies, mums and dads, this book contains a mix of fun play items and must-have practical projects. The book contains everyday necessaries, such as bibs, burp cloths, a hooded towel, a portable high chair, a baby nest and nursery storage, as well as items to stimulate baby: a balloon mobile, a play mat and a quiet cube. With Debbie's easy-to-follow instructions, these gorgeous, easy-to-make items are an absolute must-have for new parents, or for friends or family looking to make a perfect, memorable baby gift.
Author: Guild of Master Craftsmen
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
What does the well-dressed coffee pot wear? All knitters are sure to have their favorite among the 30 colorful, fun designs in this great new addition to the popular Cozy series. The cozies—all created and contributed by the readers of Knitting magazine—use a wide range of techniques, including intarsia and 3D embellishments, and even include several crochet designs and a delightful felted cozy. And because cozies are small and quick to knit, this is not just an instruction book for creating one-of-a-kind conversation pieces and charming gifts—it's a great place for beginners or experienced knitters to polish their skills and learn new techniques.
Fashionary's Bag Design encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource for bag designers and bag lovers. Focusing on the specific needs of bag designers, Fashionary has provided essential information on bag anatomy, manafacturing, materials and much more in one compact, convenient volume.
An engaging Signet Regency Romance of mysterious suitors and surprising secrets from the “the powerful and wonderfully perceptive”* Carla Kelly... Available Digitally for the First Time Beautiful Miss Libby Ames knew little about the man who landed unexpectedly at her country manor. Only that he called himself Mr. Nesbitt Duke, a London merchant. And after one look at Libby, he claimed he’d fallen in love. But it was soon clear that this handsome stranger was not being entirely truthful. Arriving at Libby’s doorstep was not fate, but rather an encounter of Nesbitt’s own design. Furthermore, his position in life was far from that of a merchant. His name too was a lie. But his true identity was still not the greatest mystery. For Libby had no idea of the secret longings of her own heart—or what to do next about the mystery man, and the passionate love that has taken her by shocking surprise. *New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney
When Lotta Jansdotter steps out in one of her signature outfits, fans always ask, "Did you make that yourself?" Often the answer is, "Yes, and so can you!" With that in mind, the style icon created Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style, a pattern book/inspiration guide anchored by five easy, versatile sewing patterns--skirt, dress, blouse, pants/shorts, and jacket/coat--and highlighted with quick DIY accessories, including hats, bags, scarves, and jewelry. Photographed over the course of a year in her life in New York, Tennessee, India, and Sweden and organized by season, Jansdotter shares her sources of inspiration and how she and her friends mix and match her key pieces while working, play- ing, resting, and traveling. Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style brings Jansdotter's infectious and sought-after sense of style to new followers and longtime devotees alike.
Little Black Book
Author: Sofie Valkiers
Publisher: Lannoo Publishers
Styling advice by a true fashion addict. Useful dos and don'ts! Get to know secret beauty tips and shopping addresses all around the worldwww.fashionata.com is one of the leading fashion blogs. Sofie Valkiers' blog has been referred to by NY Times, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and moreWhich items of clothing should you combine and which certainly not? Which piece of clothing should every woman have in her wardrobe? What do you wear when you go out for dinner? How do you spice up your look?In her book, Sofie shares her passion for fashion and beauty. She shares with you her absolute must haves, and her online shopping tips and addresses. She even gives away some of her beauty secrets and shows you how you can make your look complete! Contents: Lookbook How to Shop Fashion Weeks Beauty Shopping Addresses
In bright light, it is easier to take a beautiful photograph with your DSLR. When the sun starts to go down or you are shooting indoors, a whole new skill set is needed. This new addition to the successful Field Guide Series will help you shoot what potentially could be the most lovely image without the help of natural light. No more harsh flash photographs with dreary backgrounds and no more blurry night shots that were exposed too long. Opening with a section on the qualities of different kinds of low light, the book then deals with ways of overcoming gloomy situations, whether you are shooting hand-held or on a tripod. Post-production fixes are also covered, allowing you to turn difficult shots into real works of art.
Wait till you get your hands on this rugged paper that looks, feels, and wears like leather, but sews, cuts, and washes just like fabric. kraft•tex™ is supple, yet strong enough to handle projects that get tough wear, like totes, belts, wallets, book covers, luggage tags, and more. Sew it, stamp it, draw on it, fold it, inkjet print it to bring an exciting new texture to craft-sewing projects, mixed-media arts, and bookmaking. Color may vary slightly between rolls.