Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Workbook
30 August 2013, 14:38
2010 | PDF | 24.26MB
Go 'behind the seams' with Paula Nadelstern and learn how to create stunning kaleidoscope quilts. Paula Nadelstern is one of the world's foremost art quilters. Best known for her stunning kaleidoscopic quilt designs, she recently had the honor of being the subject of the American Folk Art Museum's first one-person quilt exhibition. Now you too can learn to create stunning quilts just like Paula's.
Kaleidoscope Quilts is a superb workbook that goes 'behind the seams' so readers can learn about Paula's unique design approach, how she chooses fabrics, and her drafting and construction methods. It also introduces 22.5" wedges which can easily be used to increase the beauty and intricacy of your patterns. This volume also features 12 projects - each one makes an artistic 20" square kaleidoscope block - and a gallery of the quilts featured in her American Folk Art exhibition.
Soap Crafting: Step-by-Step Techniques
30 August 2013, 14:30
2013 | EPUB | 23.7MB
The Soap Queen, Anne-Marie Faiola, shows you how to make perfect cold-process soap that is better than what you can buy at the store! Simple instructions and great photography walk you through every step of 31 exciting recipes, making it easy to master the techniques you need and produce the soaps you want.
You'll find chapters on colors (neon, oxides, mica), molds (milk jugs, yogurt containers, pipes), food (pumpkin, coffee, beer, avocado, oatmeal), and building (embedding soap in soap, funnel pour, swirling). Faiola offers everything you need to make your own soap, safely and enjoyably.
30 August 2013, 14:22
PDF | 191.85MB
A collection of working paper models to cut out and make. This work shows in a step by step way how to obtain a large number of different kinds of movement using paper as the modelling material.