Fabulous Flowers - Never Need Watering, Always in Bloom! Make roses, calla lilies, birds of paradise, and 14 more “perennial" favorites. Projects for all skill levels, with easy step-by-step instructions and how-to photos. Make one or a dozen, a single variety or a mixed bouquet. Use as seasonal home accents and gifts for friends and family. Flowers so lifelike, you'll want to reach out and touch them! Now you can make them yourself, even if you're a beginning sewer. The secret is wool felt and simple fabric sculpting techniques created by expert Lynne Farris. The book includes 17 complete projects with patterns and easy-to-follow instructions. Toss in a few everyday craft supplies and you'll be well on your way to creating your own glorious, stitched flower garden. Simplify Your Felt Flower Projects with SIMPLY STEMS Ready-to-Use, Pre-Wrapped Wire Stems. Available in 1/4" Diameter and 1" Diameter
This booklet contains 6 projects that show the reader how to make beautiful, colorful felt flowers and a seventh that offers techniques on making a variety of leaves to round out a floral display. With beautiful color step-by-step photography and clear, easy instructions, anyone reading Felt Flowers will be able to make the bouquet of their dreams. Each project comes with suggestions on turning a flower into a beautiful accessory.
Create a fun, stylish new wardrobe from tired old pieces and found treasures! Cynthia shows you step-by-step how to take what you have on hand and turn it into unique, eco-friendly fashion. • Only basic machine- and hand-sewing skills required • Tips for sourcing materials and adding details and embellishments • Colorful ideas for creating one-of-a-kind fashions on a budget
Beads offer endless creative potential. Combine them with the fun of handmade cards, and the sky's the limit! This entry in a new beginner-friendly, richly photographed series explains exactly how to pair the two crafts perfectly. Creating the cards requires only straightforward techniques, such as sewing, gluing, or wiring the beads-all thoroughly explained in a basics section-and most projects require just a few simple steps.
Designer Nora J. Bellows’s extraordinary Noni® bag and flower patterns have earned her acclaim and endeared her to a loyal following of knitters all over the world. Now, in her first book, she offers lifelike knitted flowers that rival the beauty of true botanicals. This is a collection of luscious designs and essential techniques that knitters will turn to again and again. Inside, you’ll find: • 40 exceptional knitted and felted flowers, from Angel’s Tears Ddaffodils to ylang ylang • 6 beautiful yet practical garment, accessory, and home projects perfect for floral embellishment • Clear instructions for knitting, felting, wiring, and finishing your work
Release on 2011-11-18 | by Eunice Moyle,Sabrina Moyle,Shana Faust
More Than 50 Crafts to Personalize Your Big Day
Author: Eunice Moyle,Sabrina Moyle,Shana Faust
Pubpsher: Chronicle Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Handcrafted details are at the heart of a beautiful weddingadding charm, meaning, and style. In this delightful book, Eunice and Sabrina Moyle, the founders of Hello!Lucky, join forces with stylist Shana Faust to bring you over 50 gorgeous projects. Whether you favor a modern, classic look or a retro, homespun flavor, you'll find plenty of crafts and inspiration suited to your tastefrom vintage-key save-the-dates to delicate paper wreaths to silhouette bride and groom signs. At the front of the book you'll find guidance on choosing a look, sourcing materials, and working out timelines. Then, each of the 50 projects are fully explained with photos, how-to diagrams, and step-by-step directions. Clever, creative, and budget-friendly, Handmade Weddings is the perfect handbook for the bride looking to style her day her way.
"Wear the things you love best, or share them with your friends & family. By reusing vintage jewelry pieces, orphaned buttons and heirloom linens, you'll give a fun new lift to the timeless trinkets you cherish"--Publisher.
Hot fix crystals. Even the name sounds cool! And hot fix crystals are the hottest thing on the embellishment scene. Crystal Chic features more than 30 step-by-step projects for everything from jewelry to crystal-based gifts, from beginner to intermediate levels, featuring metal, resin, wood, plastic, polymer, and more. Bonus accessory projects such as stamping and resin-making, plus an exploration of other uses for crystals, make Crystal Chic the crystal-clear choice for crafters everywhere.