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Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition
Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Jenny Dean and Karen Diadick Casselman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823058792
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Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition
The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
Written by Jenny Dean and Karen Diadick Casselman


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $24.99

The best resource on natural dyeing is back, updated to make your colorful hobby even more beautiful and rewarding.
 
A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65... Read more >
Knitting Block by Block
Knitting Block by Block
Written by Nicky Epstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307586520
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Knitting Block by Block
150 Blocks for Sweaters, Scarves, Bags, Toys, Afghans, and More
Written by Nicky Epstein


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $29.99

Create gorgeous sweaters, bags, afghans, and toys just by knitting the simplest of shapes—a square!
 
No one forgets the sweet victory of completing their first knitted block, but most of us quickly move on to more complex constructions, only making swatches for guage. In this comprehensive volume, celebrated designer and innovator Nicky... Read more >
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Mastering Color Knitting
Mastering Color Knitting
Written by Melissa Leapman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586506
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Mastering Color Knitting
Simple Instructions for Stranded, Intarsia, and Double Knitting
Written by Melissa Leapman


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $22.99

One of the reasons knitting and colorwork master Melissa Leapman first learned to knit was her wish to make one special project—a sweater using Fair Isle technique. Now, for the first time, she brings her passion for advanced color knitting to knitters who want to knit with any and every color... Read more >
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The Party Dress Book
The Party Dress Book
Written by Mary Adams, Foreword by Amy Sedaris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823033300
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The Party Dress Book
How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room
Written by Mary Adams
Foreword by Amy Sedaris


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $24.99

The best dress. In any room. On any occasion. That’s a promise.
 
Attention fashionistas, glamourattis, and twirling enthusiasts everywhere: The Party Dress Book is the book you’ve been waiting for. Get an inside look at the inspiration, work, and techniques of creative dressmaking of celebrated New York designer Mary Adams. A unique... Read more >
The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer
The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer
Written by Emily Martin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586568
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The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer
Activities and Amusements for the Curious Paper Artist
Written by Emily Martin


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $19.99

Join the creator of The Black Apple, Emily Martin, on a trip through her magical world of paper dolls, imaginary places, and clever craft projects.

 

Inside this book you’ll find 21 sweet, mysterious characters with clothes and accessories all their own—from a busy beekeeper’s daughter to a bird-loving librarian. You’ll also find...

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Toe-Up Socks in a Box
Toe-Up Socks in a Box
Written by Wendy D. Johnson, Photographed by Alexandra Grablewski
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780307720399
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Toe-Up Socks in a Box
Essential Sock Techniques and 20 Toe-Up Patterns from Wendy Knits
Written by Wendy D. Johnson
Photographed by Alexandra Grablewski


Format: Non-traditional book, 51 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.99

Warm up to Toe-Up Socks!

Sock knitting has never been easier or more fun with these portable patterns from the beloved sock expert, Wendy Knits. Whether you are new to knitting or a veteran looking for inspiring projects, this deck includes 20 beautiful patterns and helpful tips to get you started knitting... Read more >
Foxfire 11
Foxfire 11
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Kaye Carver Collins and Lacy Hunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307567567
Our Price: $12.99
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Foxfire 11

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Kaye Carver Collins and Lacy Hunter


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $12.99

With this newest volume in the Foxfire series comes a wealth of the kind of folk wisdom and values of simple living that have made these volumes beloved bestsellers for the last three decades, with more than two million copies in print.

In 1966, in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Georgia, Eliot... Read more >
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Fresh Fashion Knits
Fresh Fashion Knits
Edited by Kate Buller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586612
Our Price: $22.99
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Fresh Fashion Knits
More than 20 Must-Have Designs from Rowan's Studio Collection
Edited by Kate Buller


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $22.99

No one knows knitting like Rowan. They produce the yarns you love to cast on and design the patterns you can’t wait to put on. Their worldwide reputation for style, quality, and value makes them the only name you need to know in knitting. Fresh Fashion Knits features the best of... Read more >
Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit
Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit
Written by Steffani Lincecum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823026661
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Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit
Using the Rub-off Technique to Re-create and Redesign Your Favorite Fashions
Written by Steffani Lincecum


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $24.99

What’s the Secret to Sewing Great-Fitting Garments?
The Rub-off—the Insider’s Technique for Creating a Great-Fitting Pattern!
 
Do you love to sew your own clothes but find it difficult to make commercial patterns fit? Has your favorite blouse seen better days but is no longer available in stores? Have you gained or lost weight... Read more >
Aranzi Aronzo - Cuter Book
Aranzi Aronzo - Cuter Book
Written by Aranzi Aronzo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781934287828
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Aranzi Aronzo - Cuter Book

Written by Aranzi Aronzo


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $14.95

Over 40 different patterns and instructions on how to make your own Aranzi cute plush doll, accompanied with bright color photographs of the characters in action. Filled with the same irreverent humor that made the characters pop to life in The Complete Aranzi Aranzo, The Cuter Book is a simple instructional book... Read more >
Knitted Wild Animals
Knitted Wild Animals
Written by Sarah Keen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823033188
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Knitted Wild Animals
15 Adorable, Easy-to-Knit Toys
Written by Sarah Keen


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $19.99

Soft, cuddly, and totally wild!
 
Stuffed toys are great projects for beginners, but when you’ve grown bored with dolls and bears what do you knit next? How about a tiger, a warthog, or a moose? KNITTED WILD ANIMALS has a menagerie of soft, squeezable wild animal designs to inspire your knitting wild... Read more >
Knitting Noro
Knitting Noro
Written by Jane Ellison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586551
Our Price: $21.99
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Knitting Noro
The Magic of Knitting with Hand-Dyed Yarns
Written by Jane Ellison


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $21.99

Noro yarns are often called the “world’s most exciting yarns,” and their popularity is staggering. Each ball of this exquisite, multicolored yarn is individually dyed to produce a unique palette of vivid and subtle hues. No two balls are exactly alike.

In Knitting Noro, designer Jane Ellison presents more than 30... Read more >
Warm Knits, Cool Gifts
Warm Knits, Cool Gifts
Written by Sally Melville and Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307408730
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Warm Knits, Cool Gifts
Celebrate the Love of Knitting and Family with more than 35 Charming Designs
Written by Sally Melville and Caddy Melville Ledbetter


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $22.99

Warm hearts this winter with handcrafted gifts designed by knitting’s favorite mother-daughter duo. 
 
With shawls to wrap up in, hats to pull over our ears, wool sweaters to keep us warm, and ornaments for the tree, autumn and winter lend themselves to knitting in a way like no other time of... Read more >
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Witch Craft
Witch Craft
Compiled by Margaret Mcguire and Alicia Kachmar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594744860
Our Price: $14.95
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Witch Craft
Wicked Accessories, Creepy-Cute Toys, Magical Treats, and More!
Compiled by Margaret Mcguire and Alicia Kachmar


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2010
Price: $14.95

Double, double, toil and trouble!
 
The instructions in Witch Craft will help you conjure up 25 totally wicked treasures—everything from vampire bite necklaces to graveyard cupcakes. You’ll also find tips and tricks for transforming found objects and everyday items into wonderfully witchy treats. Read more >
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Ikebana Style
Ikebana Style
Written by Kieko Kubo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306734
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Ikebana Style
20 Portable Flower Arrangements Perfect for Gift-Giving
Written by Kieko Kubo


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $19.95

Celebrate a loved one or add a touch of color to your home with these twenty distinctive flower arrangements. Inspired by the elegant and minimalist style of ikebana (the art of Japanese flower arranging), and constructed using the techniques that promote the functionality and portability of Western designs, these arrangements place... Read more >
A Revolution in Wood
A Revolution in Wood
Written by Nicholas R. Bell, Afterword by Kenneth Trapp, Foreword by Elizabeth Broun
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343048
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A Revolution in Wood
The Bresler Collection
Written by Nicholas R. Bell
Afterword by Kenneth Trapp
Foreword by Elizabeth Broun


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $45.00

A Revolution in Wood celebrates the magnificent gift of sixty-six pieces of turned and carved wood to the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum by the distinguished collectors Fleur and Charles Bresler. Illustrated in lavish detail, works by this country's best-known wood artists highlight the growing sophistication of American...

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Vampire Knits
Vampire Knits
Written by Genevieve Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586605
Our Price: $18.99
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Vampire Knits
Projects to Keep You Knitting from Twilight to Dawn
Written by Genevieve Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $18.99

Surrender to the allure of knits inspired by the immortals we all love to fear. If you adore Twilight, True Blood, or The Vampire Diaries, this collection of 28 imaginative and beautiful projects is sure to captivate. 
 
   • Black capes are so 1897, instead get stylish with the dead sexy Sidhe Shrug.
   • Unleash... Read more >
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Dare to Be Square Quilting
Dare to Be Square Quilting
Written by Boo Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307462367
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Dare to Be Square Quilting
A Block-by-Block Guide to Making Patchwork and Quilts
Written by Boo Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $21.99

“Boo Davis is a rock star! Dare to Be Square Quilting is the perfect patchwork primer for beginners and a refreshing review for experienced quilters. A must-have book for any quilt or craft library.” --Denyse Schmidt (author of Denyse Schmidt Quilts)


. . . My approach to quilting is an approach for... Read more >
The Earring Style Book
The Earring Style Book
Written by Stephanie A. Wells
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307463937
Our Price: $21.99
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The Earring Style Book
Making Designer Earrings, Capturing Celebrity Style, and Getting the Look for Less
Written by Stephanie A. Wells


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2010
Price: $21.99

Create an entire earring wardrobe—no stylist required
 
Stephanie Wells’s unique, trendsetting Double Happiness earrings have been regularly spotted on Oprah, Alicia Keys, Rachael Ray, and Beyoncé. Here, the award-winning designer shows you how to make 40 of her signature earring styles—without sacrificing time or budget.
 
You’ll learn basic jewelry making skills, as... Read more >
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Embroidery Companion
Embroidery Companion
Written by Alicia Paulson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307462350
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Embroidery Companion
Classic Designs for Modern Living
Written by Alicia Paulson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $22.99

For Alicia Paulson, embroidery is so much more than simply pulling needle and thread through cloth. It’s a way to let loose the imagination, elevate everyday materials by decorating them with fanciful designs, and perhaps most of all, to enjoy the quiet reflection resulting from embroidery’s unique textures, vibrant colors, and...

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Make Your Own Toys
Make Your Own Toys
Written by Sue Havens
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586445
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Make Your Own Toys
Sew Soft Bears, Bunnies, Monkeys, Puppies, and More!
Written by Sue Havens


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $15.99

Happy friends to make, hug, and love
 
Meet a mischievous piggy, dopey panda, rambunctious little bunny, a passel of monkeys, a proper penguin, and many more soon-to-be best friends of all shapes, sizes, and personalities in this irresistible guide, Make Your Own Toys. With simple-to-follow instructions and hand-drawn illustrations, artist and designer... Read more >
The Art of Metal Clay, Revised and Expanded Edition (with DVD)
The Art of Metal Clay, Revised and Expanded Edition (with DVD)
Written by Sherri Haab
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823099320
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The Art of Metal Clay, Revised and Expanded Edition (with DVD)
Techniques for Creating Jewelry and Decorative Objects
Written by Sherri Haab


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $24.99

The bestselling The Art of Metal Clay returns—revised and expanded to highlight the latest developments in this exciting medium!
 
Since it was first published in 2004, The Art of Metal Clay has introduced thousands of readers to metal clay—the moldable, malleable clay that becomes pure metal after it’s fired. Now author, designer... Read more >
Bags in Bloom
Bags in Bloom
Written by Susan Cariello
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823000791
Our Price: $21.99
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Bags in Bloom
Create 20 Unique Flower Purses with Simple Embroidery Stitches and Easy-to-Sew Patterns
Written by Susan Cariello


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $21.99

A perfect bag for every occasion, in every season!
 
Each season has its own palette of floral colors, from vivid poppies to hardy wildflowers, from autumn leaves to winter roses—and now you can have a bag to match every outfit in every season.
 
In Bags In Bloom, with just 6 simple... Read more >
Cables Untangled
Cables Untangled
Written by Melissa Leapman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586483
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Cables Untangled
An Exploration of Cable Knitting
Written by Melissa Leapman


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $22.99

Beautiful, intricate, flowing, mysterious, iconic—cable knit sweaters are all that and more. They are classic, stylish wardrobe staples. For many of us, cables are the main reason we were compelled to learn to knit in the first place. But it’s necessary to be an ultra-advanced knitter to even think about knitting... Read more >
Masterpuppet Theater
Masterpuppet Theater
Written by William Shakespeare, Created by Michael Rogalski
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781594744884
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Masterpuppet Theater

Written by William Shakespeare
Created by Michael Rogalski


Format: Non-traditional book, 96 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $14.95

All the world’s a stage! And with this extraordinary kit, you can dramatize the most memorable scenes in all of theatre. Contents include:
 
     •  Sixty finger puppet cards featuring Shakespeare’s most famous characters, including Hamlet, Lady Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Shylock, and Falstaff.
     •  Twelve stand-up sets of... Read more >
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