The Rubber Stamper's Bible [EPUB]
09 January 2020, 08:40
2005 | EPUB | ISBN: 9780715318508 | 9.32 MB
The ultimate rubber stamping workshop at your fingertips—with nineteen innovative projects, boundless inspiration, and sound how-to advice.
Rubber stampers of all abilities will find themselves turning to The Rubber Stamper’s Bible time and time again for essential how-to advice, design tips, projects to make, and inspiration that will take their creations to new levels.
Talented crafter Francoise Read takes the reader from the must-know basics of tools, materials, and key rubber stamping techniques to her design and layout secrets. Finally, she provides nineteen technique-led projects—with new and unusual methods beginners and intermediate crafters will love, as well as a creative level that will inspire and challenge even the most experienced rubber stampers.
Woodcraft: Master the Art of Green Woodworking with Key Techniques and Inspiring Projects [PDF]
07 January 2020, 14:47
2019 | PDF | ISBN: 9781465479785 | 98.55MB
Looking for a simpler, more natural way of working with wood? Create beautiful wooden objects from fresh green wood by becoming skilled in the crafts of whittling, ax-based furniture making, turning, and weaving.
With green woodworking there's no need for costly materials and machinery. All you need to begin crafting is a log, an ax, and a hand knife.
Starting with selecting and splitting your very first log, let Woodcraft show you all the techniques of green woodworking and guide you step by step through a series of rewarding projects.
Learn to carve your own spoons, bowls, shrink boxes, and other objects; construct simple pieces of furniture, such as stools and side tables; turn wood on a pole lathe; and weave with willow rods and birch bark.
Woodcraft brings up-to-date a newly resurgent folk craft and makes it truly accessible to all--no workshop required. So, what are you waiting for? Get in touch with nature and find harmony working with your hands.
Weaving Within Reach: Beautiful Woven Projects by Hand or by Loom [EPUB]
07 January 2020, 13:40
2018 | EPUB | ISBN: 9780451499219 | 141.92MB
Modern weaving projects like you've never seen—within easy reach of anyone. Weaving is a satisfying hobby for making home or clothing accessories that look plucked from your favorite stores. Here are Pinterest-worthy projects for creating earrings, clutches, pillows, wall hangings, and more, all organized by skill level. From complete beginner to intermediate, Weaving Within Reach allows you to craft at your comfort level, even if you don’t yet know the difference between the warp and the weft.
Lacking a loom? Most of the materials can be woven on found objects—such as an embroidery hoop or cardboard box—or achieved with a simple over-under pattern using no loom at all. As you progress, there are plenty of exciting designs for a frame loom to keep you inspired. With a detailed introduction, stunning lifestyle and step-by-step photographs, and a helpful resource section, Weaving Within Reach unravels the possibilities of the beautiful things you can make with your hands.