On the Loom

Titre : On the Loom
Auteur : Maryanne Moodie
Éditeur : Abrams
ISBN-13 : 9781613122976
Libération : 2016-09-20

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In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with valuable information on basic stitches, tools needed, and even how to make your own looms. Split by loom type—circular, rectangular, and even found objects—24 lush, bohemian, and uniquely modern projects for the home and to wear draw deeply on the nostalgic quality of vintage textiles. In addition to the how-to, this is the ultimate resource for finding your own creativity and style through this medium, from learning which materials to use for different effects to discovering how to use color to create vintage-inspired projects with a modern twist.

Modern Weaving

Titre : Modern Weaving
Auteur : Laura Strutt
Éditeur : Ryland Peters & Small
ISBN-13 : 9781782495161
Libération : 2016-10-11

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Weaving is back! Create beautiful wall hangings and accessories on a loom, with clear charts and step-by-step instructions. Laura Strutt has designed 25 contemporary weavings in a range of stylish colourways, from bright neons to pastels, Navajo-inspired earth tones, monochrome and neutrals, as well as suggesting alternate colours so you can match your makes to your home and your accessories to your mood. With a comprehensive techniques section that covers everything from how to make your own loom, warping (preparing) a loom, basics such as tabby weave, bubbling, Egyptian knots, Soumak weave, basket weave and many more, you will develop the skills you need to make a wide range of exciting projects, such as a stunning gold and cream wall hanging with extra-long Rya knots, a pastel-coloured hanging with ribbons and strips of lace to create a tactile texture, or a pretty phone cover with Aztec-inspired triangles – the only difficult part is choosing what to make first!

Layer Paint and Stitch

Titre : Layer Paint and Stitch
Auteur : Wendy Dolan
Éditeur : Search Press(UK)
ISBN-13 : 1782210741
Libération : 2015-07-15

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This beautiful book guides the reader through Wendy’s inventive style of work: from piecing and layering fabrics and creating textures to painting and embellishing with hand and machine stitching. This book contains a wealth of inspiration for any textile artist, showing how to create gorgeous, textured pieces of art and then, in the final chapter, offering inspiration for how to transform these pieces into three-dimensional items such as cushion covers, notebooks, 3-d vessels, and even a wedding dress, which Wendy made for her daughter. The book contains six beautiful step-by-step projects, broken down into three chapters: Architecture, Landscapes and Flowers, and at the end of each section there is an inspiring gallery of Wendy’s other work.

Urban Jungle

Titre : Urban Jungle
Auteur : Igor Josifovic
Éditeur : Callwey
ISBN-13 : 3766722441
Libération : 2016-09

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* Provides all your DIY ideas for styling and tips on how to plant* Inspiration for seasoned plant lovers as well as beginners, providing the total package on the topic of living with plantsUrban Jungle: Living and Styling with Plants is a source of inspiration, ideas and a manual for all of those who want to bring more plants into their home.The book guides the reader through different "green" homes in five European countries and shows how beautiful, unique, creative and even artistic living with plants can be. More than that the reader finds endless ideas for styling from the bloggers of the "Urban Jungle Bloggers" community. To complete the topic of indoor plants the book offers easy help for taking care of the plants and DIY tips.

Wild Animals of the North

Titre : Wild Animals of the North
Auteur :
Éditeur : Nobrow Press
ISBN-13 : 1909263966
Libération : 2016-08-09

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A gorgeously illustrated study of the Northern Hemisphere's wild animals, this biologically accurate encyclopedia of beasts will enthrall them all!

1 2 3 Quilt

Titre : 1 2 3 Quilt
Auteur : Ellen Luckett Baker
Éditeur : Chronicle Books
ISBN-13 : 9781452129440
Libération : 2013-09-10

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In this follow-up to 1, 2, 3 Sew, expert seamstress and craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker shares her fun building-block approach to quilting. Organized by quilting shapes—squares, triangles, hexagons, circles, flowers, stars, and diamonds—this easy-to-follow guide provides a simple way to master the elements of quilt design. Twenty-four projects progress in difficulty, allowing readers to develop technical skills as they work through the book. From the minimal Argyle Apron to the stylish Hexagon Handbag and more intricate Star Quilt, these modern, bright designs will appeal to beginning and intermediate quilters alike.

The Confidant

Titre : The Confidant
Auteur : Helene Gremillon
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781101603628
Libération : 2012-10-30

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"A gripping first novel" (Le Figaro Littéraire) and an award-winning international sensation as haunting and unforgettable as Suite Française Paris, 1975. Camille sifts through letters of condolence after her mother's death when a strange, handwritten missive stops her short. At first she believes she received it by mistake. But then, a new letter arrives each week from a mysterious stranger, Louis, who seems intent on recounting the story of his first love, Annie. They were separated in the years before World War II when Annie befriended a wealthy, barren couple and fell victim to a merciless plot just as German troops arrive in Paris. But also awaiting Camille's discovery is the other side of the story, which will call into question Annie's innocence and reveal the devastating consequences of jealousy and revenge. As Camille reads on, she begins to realize that her own life may be the next chapter in this tragic story.

The Hand Stitched Flower Garden

Titre : The Hand Stitched Flower Garden
Auteur : Yuki Sugashima
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1782213015
Libération : 2015-09-01

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Learn how to create beautiful and understated decorative stitching motifs. The designs feature surface and dimensional stitches and bead embroidery; with motifs inspired by nature ranging from roses, sunflowers, asters, and daisies to little bumblebees, ladybugs, and dragonflies.

Felt Christmas Decorations

Titre : Felt Christmas Decorations
Auteur : Corinne Lapierre
Éditeur : Search PressLtd
ISBN-13 : 1844489434
Libération : 2013

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The 20 projects in this book include a range of decorations suitable for Christmas that are made out of felt—a soft, natural, and highly tactile fiber that is relatively cheap to buy, is widely available in a huge range of colors, and is very easy to work with. There are designs for hanging tree decorations, a Christmas wreath, an advent calendar garland, free-standing felt ornaments, a Christmas cottage storage box, and a bottle gift bag, just to name a few. The projects have a fresh, contemporary look and are suitable for beginners as well as more experienced sewers. The easy-to-make pieces use prepurchased felt so no wet felting or needle felting is involved, and include step-by-step instructions, lists of the materials and tools needed, and a beautiful photograph of the finished piece. The basic techniques and stitches used are included at the beginning of the book and templates are provided where required.

Adventures in Pompom Land

Titre : Adventures in Pompom Land
Auteur : Myko Diann Bocek
Éditeur : Lark Books (NC)
ISBN-13 : 1454703865
Libération : 2013

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Provides projects for crafting cute creatures out of handmade pompoms, including a bluebird, elephant, seal, squirrel, and fox.