Kennen Sie das? Sie haben es eilig, weil Sie zu lange überlegt haben, was Sie anziehen, und dann müssen Sie noch alles aus der einen Handtasche in die andere räumen, die viel besser zum Outfit passt? Kein Problem mehr mit dem Taschenorganisator. So wechselt ganz schnell und einfach das Wichtigste von der einen in die andere Tasche. Toll ist auch das Täschchen für den Einkaufschip, den Sie so nie wieder suchen müssen, oder die Kabeltasche, in der das Handy-Ladekabel hübsch aufgeräumt ist. Diese und viele andere kleine Alltagshelfer sind gar nicht schwer zu nähen und außerdem wunderschön anzusehen. So macht Ordnung gleich doppelt Spaß!
Have you always wanted to knit? Know the basics, but you’re looking to stretch your knitting skills? Knitting Patterns For Dummies is chock-full of simple instructions and easy-to-follow patterns to help you create a wide range of classic, beautiful knits for the whole family, from clothing to household items to gift ideas. This fun, friendly guide gives you scores of new ways to have fun with needles and yarn, with great projects such as basic ponchos and pullovers, felted bags and slippers, cabled sweaters, and home and baby accessories, to name a few. You get step-by-step instructions for all the patterns in the book, along with line drawings and 8 pages of full-color photos to guide you. And, with the variations added at the end of many of the patterns, you’ll have almost 100 projects to choose from! You’ll discover how to: Select the right yarn and needles Decipher knitting lingo Measure your gauge, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with common stitches, such as the stockinette, garter seed, box, and half linen Handle ribbing, cabling, and knitting lace Work with patterns with rectangles, circles, and triangles Use colorful stitches such as the Stripes, Fair Isle, and Mosaic Join shapes together in your design Create different textures and add color throughout a piece or just as accents You’ll also find ten things you can knit with that aren’t yarn or needles, as well as plenty of tips for caring for your knits once they’re complete. From beanies to bags to blankets, Knitting Patterns For Dummies has it all—everything you need to pick up your sticks and get creative right away!
Sewing Room Accessories
Author: Debbie Shore
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
The latest addition to the Love to Sew series, this new title from best-selling author Debbie Shore contains 15 gorgeous, practical items that every sewer will love to make, use or give as gifts. The book contains storage solutions and sewing accessories to equip every sewing space. The projects range from practical storage solutions such as tool rolls, carry cases and cutting mat carriers to innovative ways to keep a sewing space tidy, such as a handy armchair storage device and an ironing station, complete with board cover and handy hanging pouch for storing a mini iron and attachments. The book also contains colorful sewing room essentials such as a pincushion, a seam press and handmade bobbins, and inspiring items perfect to give as gifts: a sewing room diary cover and a sewing case. The book contains a comprehensive materials and techniques section at the beginning, showing clearly all the techniques needed, with beautiful photography and easy-to-follow instructions. Each of the projects contains step-by-step photography and clear instructions so that even beginners will find these projects a doddle.
Quilting For Dummies
Author: Cheryl Fall
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Get the know-how you need to create beautiful quilts and decorative quilted items Quilting is a fun hobby -- but where do you begin? From selecting fabrics and designing a quilt to stitching by hand or machine, this friendly guide shows you how to put all the pieces together -- and create a wide variety of quilted keepsakes for your home. We'll have you in stitches in no time! Discover how to * Select the right fabrics and threads * Design your masterpiece * Use quilting software * Save time with rotary cutters and other cool tools * Quilt by hand or machine * Get creative with applique
Make money doing what you love. Kari Chapin’s insightful and inspiring guide to turning your crafting skills into earned income has been completely revised and updated. The Handmade Marketplace is filled with proven techniques that can help you brand your business, establish a client base, sell your products, and effectively employ all aspects of social media. Learn how easy it is to enjoy a lucrative career while leading the creative life you’ve always craved.
Author: Therese Laskey, Chika Mori
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
An introduction to the art of Japanese zakka sewing describes how to create a variety of hand-sewn items for domestic use, featuring detailed instructions for twenty-five different projects, ranging from a simple appliqued pot holder and flower-shaped coasters to a more complex camera cozy and pair of comfortable padded slippers. Original.
Table Saw Techniques
Author: Creative Publishing Editors
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
Little Book of Christmas
Author: Jennifer Mulherin
Publisher: Gramercy Books
Describes eighteen traditions of the holiday and their origins, from caroling to eating plum pudding
The Future of Erotic Fantasy Art, sequel to the strong-selling Erotic Fantasy Art (Collins Design, 2008) gathers the finest, freshest, and most exciting talents in the world of erotic fantasy illustration. Artists from around the world-from China and Singapore to the United States and Europe-are represented in this volume, which focuses on the latest and most imaginative work being produced today. The work covers art across various media, from graphic novels to book covers to trading card sets to computer games. In this book you will find succubi, mermaids, and vampires, creatures of pure sexual desire-symbols of lust given form and purpose. Much of the work is made digitally, all of it is inspired by artists who successfully capture the excitement and danger of arousal.
Ever wished you could keep your kids away from the TV for an hour, let alone a full day? For anyone looking to make fun, lifelong memories with their family comes 101 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE YOUR KIDS LEAVE HOME. Seasoned parents know that the days are long, but the time is short. It can be tough to come up with ways to make lasting memories, but now you don't have to! David Bordon and Tom Winters have collected 101 original ideas to inspire parents with kids of all ages to step out of their daily routine and spend precious time together as a family. From creative concepts such as opening a snow cone stand to service projects like volunteering in a soup kitchen, some suggestions are fun, some challenging, and others practical--but every page is jam-packed with advice designed to help parents prepare their children for life out in the world, while making sure that every moment counts.
Author: Barb Hendee, J.C. Hendee
She hunts the realm’s most dangerous game. Her fees are exorbitant. She’s worth every coin she receives. Or is she? Magiere has earned a reputation as the most formidable vampire slayer in the land. Villagers far and wide welcome her with both awe and disdain—grateful to her for ridding their towns of the undead menace, but finding themselves made poorer for their salvation. Magiere knows she’s dealing with simple folk, who only wish to have their superstitions silenced, and sees nothing wrong with exploiting them for profit. Now, tired of the game, Magiere and her partner, the half-elf Leesil, are ready to hang up their weapons and settle down in a place they can finally call home. But their newfound peace will not last—for Magiere has come to the attention of a trio of powerful and dangerous vampires who know her true identity—and fear the birthright that flows through her veins. And they will stop at nothing to keep Magiere from fulfilling her destiny.
Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Brother is falling behind in school because he isn’t doing his homework. Eventually, teacher Bob writes a note to tell Papa and Mama . . . and they aren’t happy. Will Brother be able to turn things around and make the grade? This beloved story is a perfect way to teach children about personal responsibility and the importance of school.
1001 Bugs to Spot
Author: Emma Helbrough, Emma Davidson
Spot beetles scurrying across desert dunes, butterflies flitting thorugh the jungle and caterpillars munching on cabbage leaves, then discover amazing facts about bugs and their habitats. This fascinating puzzle book is crawling with bugs to find, count and talk about. Also includes index, a world map, amazing facts and habitat spread. Part of a bestselling series of picture puzzle books. Helps readers and pre-readers learn to count, match and identify. Includes an information section with facts about sea creatures, habitats and food webs.
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.
Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
See how simple Fair Isle knitting can be with seven patterns for a cold weather wardrobe of hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves. If you've never knitted Fair Isle before, but consider yourself a fairly handy knitter, these patterns are for you! Detailed schematics and a special section on Fair Isle Basics makes trying Fair Isle absolutely fearless for first timers and seasoned knitters alike. Geometric Dazzle, Dakota Dreams, and Nordic Snowflake--all are unique Fair Isle patterns created by knitwear designer Kathleen Taylor and presented here in patterns for making hats, gloves, a scarf, and mittens for men and women.