Stitch Encyclopedia: Crochet: An Illustrated Guide to the Essential Crochet Stitches
This gorgeously illustrated stitch guide for crochet is as timeless as the craft itself. The slender volume presents the fundamental stitches for needlecraft in simple, easy-to-follow color illustrations. The encyclopedic, dip-in, dip-out approach is well-suited for beginners looking to build a foundation of stitch techniques as well as seasoned crafters who will love keeping these handsome reference guides on their shelves. Classically designed and packaged as lovely jacketed paperbacks the Stitch Encyclopedias (Crochet, Embroidery, and Knitting) make a memorable gift for crafters and visual learners and can be enjoyed individually or as an attractive set.
Origami Playtime Book 1 Animals: 15 Colorful, Ready-to-fold Origami for Kids, 2nd edition
Origami Playtime Book 1 Animals contains 15 colorful , ready-to-fold origami for kids. You’ll fold cats, dogs, birds, fish, frogs, and many other wonderful creatures.
Shelley O’Hara, Maris Bluestein
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buying and Selling a Home; 1 edition
You’re no idiot, of course. You can calculate a 15% tip, measure the floors for carpet and maybe even hang wallpaper. But when it comes to buying or selling a home, you’re not sure where to start. It’s time to move! The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buying & Selling Home helps you make sense of the world of real estate–so you can sell you existing home and buy your drean home, with or without an agent. You get simple steps to each stage of the process, plus friendly advice in an easy-to-understand format. Tips, warnings, and background information help you along the way, and a handy tear-out card provides lifesaving tips and reminders! In this Complete Idiot’s Guide, you get.
Keiko Kubo, Erich Schrempp
Keiko’s Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach to the Traditional Japanese Art of Flower Arranging
Keiko’s unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influences—which range from sculpture to today’s Western floral styles—come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve.
This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles. Each arrangement is completed in just three simple steps and uses easy-to-find floral materials and containers. The book also includes an introduction to the history of ikebana, as well as a guide to the basic rules of ikebana design and floral techniques. Suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies make it easy to get started.
The Complete Gardener’s Guide
Containing all the practical techniques, inspirational ideas, and problem-solving advice you need to make and maintain a garden of any size, The Complete Gardener’s Guide is a new, one-stop manual for both beginner and more experienced gardeners.
More than 1,000 photographs illustrate every aspect of practical gardening — from basic techniques and simple tools to get started, to planning and design advise to help you create the garden you want — and DK’s unrivaled integration of text and pictures means that you can instantly see, as well as learn, what to do.