Posts Tagged ‘book review’

Crafty Book Review: The Modern Applique Workbook

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… Crafty Book Review: The Modern Applique Workbook I was very eager to review The Modern Applique Workbook by Jennifer Dick, since my experience with applique has pretty much been limited to fusing and raw edge applique. The book is 135 pages long plus pull-out patterns in the back [...]

Book Introduction: Crochet Adorned

Crochet Adorned by Linda Permann just might change your life. OK, maybe not your life, but definitely your wardrobe and probably your appreciation of crochet. It is absolutely chock full of awesome ideas to revamp your clothes and your home with crochet embellishments. Linda includes easy instructions and plenty of background information, so even a [...]

Book Review: One Ball Knits:Purses

This book by Khadija, Fatema, and Hajera Habibur-Rahman includes twenty knitting patterns for adorable purses that can be made from one skein, hank or spool of yarn. The patterns are divided by season (five patterns each) but could easily be used year-round. The book starts with easy to follow explanations of the tools, materials, and [...]

Book Review: Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Crafts

Martha Stewart has been the reigning crafts guru for the past 20 years. In this book she pools a lot of that knowledge into lovely tutorials for over 30 different crafts, from beading and candle making to silk screening and wirework. The instructions are clear and easy, and the photography is as lovely as you [...]