Crafts

Patchwork Loves Embroidery by Gail Pan

Patchwork Loves Embroidery by Gail Pan

In Patchwork Loves Embroidery, Australian designer Gail Pan enjoys putting thread to fabric, and these 15 whimsical designs combine her love of both embroidery and quilting. The designs in this book make for happy stitching!

Naturally Crafty

The best craft store may be right outside your door. This summer, take time in the cool mornings to gather together pieces of nature to work into craft projects in the afternoons. That way you’ll have a remembrance of summer to keep all year long. Rocks can become patterned pictures. Leaves can make delicate prints. Everything in nature can inspire your arts and crafts.

All New Crafts for Earth Day

By Kathy Ross

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Earth-friendly crafting box -- Candle stub pincushion -- Ms. (or Mr.) -- Rubber ball head -- Royal family finger puppets -- Used dryer sheets flower sachet -- Magazine file -- Soda bottle mouse -- Playing cards photo frame -- Changing robot -- Finger friend -- Flip-flop bunny board -- Head and hat vase -- Plastic ID tag -- Pencils trivet -- Necktie bird puppet -- Cork penholder -- Newspaper log -- Foil fish race -- Cardboard tube art file -- Rubber band desk jar -- Peppers pal -- Puzzle piece turtle ring.
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Crafts for St. Patrick's Day

By Kathy Ross

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Twenty simple St. Patrick's Day crafts that kids can make using everyday materials. Clearly illustrated, step-by-step instructions result in great craft projects for beginners. Some of the crafts include a Candy Box Shamrock, a Leprechaun Face Mask, a Rainbow Bracelet, & a Pot of Gold Table Decoration.

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St. Patrick's Day Crafts

By Carol Gnojewski

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"The parade is coming, and everywhere you look you see shamrocks and magical pots of gold. It is St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that is especially important to Irish people everywhere. In St. Patrick's Day Crafts, ten easy crafts are presented along with step-by-step directions, photographs, and traceable patterns. An introduction to the origins of the holiday is also included. So get ready to decorate your home and wear something green ... because on St. Patrick's Day, everyone can be Irish!"
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All New Crafts for Kwanzaa

By Kathy Ross

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"...translates the symbols of this African American holiday into twenty-two hands-on craft projects. Youngsters may enhance their family's Kwanzaa celebration with a 'Light the Candles' Kwanzaa Card, a Nguzo Saba Favor, a Bendera Notepad, and many more options-all made from easy-to-find, inexpensive household materials."
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The Arcanum: The Extraordinary True Story

By Janet Gleeson

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"An extraordinary episode in cultural & scientific history comes to life in the fascinating story of a genius, greed, & exquisite beauty revealed by the obsessive pursuit of the secret formula for one of the most precious commodities of eighteenth century European royalty-fine porcelain."

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Nature Crafts for Kids : 50 Fantastic Things to Make with Mother Nature's Help

By Gwen Diehn and Terry Krautwurst

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Provides instructions for using leaves, flowers, twigs, and shells to make fifty craft projects, including kites, kaleidoscopes, and clocks. Suggested for ages 6 & up.
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Look What I Did with a Leaf!

By Morteza Sohi

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Provides examples of different kinds of animals that can be made out of leaves and suggests various uses for the finished product. Suggested for ages 5-8.
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The Art Of Knitting: Stitches, Color, Fashion

By TriCoast Studios

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Whether you're a beginner or an advanced knitter, this clear visual program demonstrates the intricacies of knitting in an effective manner and presents the history, the basics, the experts, the fun and the creativity that make knitting a popular craft.
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