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Brazilian Bracelets: Making Friendship
Bracelets & More.
Florence Bellot. If you love
making meaningful gifts for friends or just desire
to accessorize with style without breaking the
bank, this book is a must-have. Coose from over
20 projects and 75 variations.
Size: 8 1/8” x 9 1/8” • 133 color photos and
drawings • 64 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4557-9
• hard cover $24.99
Bead Crochet Jewelry: Tools, Tips, and 15
Beautiful Projects.
Linda Lehman with Shelley
Grant. The craft of bead crochet, and the yarns,
hooks, and beads used to make jewelry. Instruc-
tions on starting bead crocheting, correcting
mistakes, and creating necklaces, with fifteen
projects, incorporating different patterns and
design techniques. The novice bead crocheter
will emerge a master at this craft.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 18 color photos • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2023-1 • soft cover • $18.99
Making Simple Felted Jewelry.
Marsha
Fletcher. Make a brooch, necklace, wrap-around
bracelet,andaccessorizeapurseandahat.These
fun, wool jewelry pieces are sure to freshen up
all wardrobes. Step-by-step directions and basic
techniques are demonstrated through 113 color
images, along with 4 featured projects.
Size: 8 1/8” x 9 1/8” • 113 color images & 1
b&w image • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3570-9 • soft cover • $9.99
Felt, Fiber, and Stone: Creative Jewelry
Designs & Techniques.
Suzanne O’Brien.
A discussion of materials and techniques in
crocheting, making felt flowers, and beading,
with instructions for make chunky brooches,
earrings, necklaces and funky cuff bracelets.
There are 12 projects described step-by-step and
illustrated photos, with 23 additional projects
in the gallery.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 350 color photos • 88 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3668-3 • soft cover • $16.99
How to Make Wonderful Porce-
lain Beads and Jewelry.
Vicki Kahn.
Over 100 color photos and clear in-
structions guide readers through the
creation of porcelain layered beads,
beads with inclusions, millefiori beads,
necklaces, earrings, and buttons..
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 104 color photos
80 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-2377-6 • soft
cover • $19.95
Polymer Clay Jewelry: The Art of Caning.
Mathilde Brun. Creating cane-based clay jewelry
is made simple and easy with direction from
Mathilde Brun. Supported by over 400 step-by-
step illustrations, material lists, and instructional
guidance on making clay “canes” that can be
repurposed for several different jewelry pieces,
this book provides everything you need to realize
your own unique jewelry and design potential.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 408 color images & diagrams
• 80 pp. •ISBN: 978-0-7643-4456-5 • soft
cover • $19.99
Making Christmas Jewelry in Polymer
Clay.
Bridget Albano. Festive necklaces, pins
and earrings of your own making. Patterns for
endearing angels, Christmas trees, gifts, holly,
gingerbread men, teddy bears, and old Saint
Nick himself are provided, with easily followed
instructions and clear color photography.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 208 color photos
14 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-832-X • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Pins.
Mary Finn. Accomplished wood-
carver and teacher Mary Finn guides readers
through the creation of five colorful pin designs:
a sunflower, cardinal, bunny, Santa, and rose.
Includes methods for creating blanks, carving the
piece, adding texture and other details, painting,
finishing, and attaching a pin to the back.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 180 color photos
48 pp.• ISBN: 0-7643-1548-X • soft cover
• $12.95
Making Wood Jewelry: Southwest Style.
Thomas Freese. A fun guide to creating simple
wooden jewelry. Craft pins, beads, pendants,
and earrings evoke delightful desert art. With
practical safety tips and a discussion of the best
tools, anyone can get started. Design discussion
and many project photographs will launch you
in creating exquisite jewelry perfect for gifts.
Explore techniques for wood burning, inlayed
stones, and repurposed exotic woods.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 152 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3414-6 • soft cover • $12.99
Turning Wooden Jewelry.
Judy Ditmer. Pho-
tography by Douglas Congdon-Martin. Beautiful,
fanciful jewelry from the wood lathe. Beginning
with the turning of tiny “bowls” by hand from
a variety of wood, Judy takes the turner step-
by-step through the process of creating this
wearable art form. Each step is illustrated with
a color photograph and captioned in a concise
and informative way. An extensive gallery of
finished works is included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-611-4 • soft cover • $12.95
SCRIMSHAW TECHNIQUES
Scrimshaw Techniques.
Jim Stevens. This is
the most complete technical and aesthetic book
in the field, guiding readers through both classic
and modern scrimshaw techniques. With over
200 color photos, this is a step-by-step guide
includes information on scrimshaw tools, carving
techniques, patterns, inking, inlays, and ivory
alternatives, including bone, horn, and nuts.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 224 color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2831-2 • soft cover • $29.95
Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques.
Jim
Stevens. Learn techniques every scrimshaw carver
needs for true proficiency in this art form. 130
color photos show carving with hand and power
tools, color and power engraving and painting,
and practices on the care, conservation, repair,
and restoration of ivory scrimshaw objects.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 134 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3017-9 • soft cover • $14.99
Contemporary Scrimshaw.
Eva Halat. Over
700photos illustrate thehistoryofscrimshawand
provide instruction on carving and decorating
scrimshaw. A gallery of 45 international artists
and their works gives carvers inspiration. This
unique book provides comprehensive information
for artists, collectors, and everyone interested
in scrimshaw.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 318 color & 390 b/w photos
• 240 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3049-0•hardcover•$39.99
making braided purses
Knitting Beaded Purses: A Complete Guide
to Creating Your Own.
Nancy Seven Van-
DerPuy. Antique beaded purses capture the
imagination of artists and crafters today. This
book will show how to use patterns and motifs
of vintage bags to create replicas of the purses
with today’s materials in easy step-by-step
directions. Seven original patterns for bead-knit
purses are also presented.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 157 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2870-1 • soft cover • $16.95
More Beaded Purses: Lessons in Knitting
Techniques.
Nancy Seven VanDerPuy. Fascinat-
ed with beaded purses? The centuries-old art of
bead knitting is revived in this illustrated guide.
New techniques and basic knitting instructions
of 15 old and new patterns will help you to make
your own beaded purses. A gallery shows more
ideas for variety.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 177 color images
80 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3172-5 • softcover
• $19.99
PAPER ART
Constructing and Covering Boxes:
A Beginner’s Guide.
Tom & Cindy Hollander.
Over 230 clear color photos illustrate every step
neededtomakehinged lid,clamshell,andcreative
boxes from book board covered with book cloth
or paper. Tools and materials are discussed and
formulas provided for each box type. Basic skills
necessaryforboxproductionareexplored indepth.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 234 color photos • 80pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3158-9 • soft cover • $14.99
Creating Snowflake Art: Designing Orig-
inal Papercuttings.
C. Angela Mohr. This
book introduces basic cutting techniques for
snowflakes and provides designing tips for
making original papercuttings and ornaments
for everyday use or seasonal decorating.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2971-5 • soft cover • $12.99
STENCILING
Authentic Antique Stenciling.
Gen Ventrone.
The charm of stenciled decorations has appealed
to people for hundreds of years. Here are many
old examples of stenciling on tin, furniture, glass,
velvet, and walls. Using patterns of designs
taken from old stencils, there are step-by-step
instructions for their reproduction, with color
photographs and a full explanatory text.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • b/w and color photos,
drawings • 176 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-140-6 • soft cover • $19.95
Stenciling: 140 Historical Patterns for
Room Decoration.
Ilse Maierbacher. 140
historic stenciling ornaments spanning the past
century. Examples of colorfully decorated spaces
provide additional inspiration, with floral and
geometric, light and bright motifs. Detailed
directions make the techniques a pleasure to use.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 191 photos & 140 stencil
patterns • 128 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0376-7 • soft cover • $24.95
PORCELAIN PAINTING
Porcelain Painting with Uwe Geissler.
Uwe
Geissler.Here isawealthofpaintingknowledgeand
an introduction to the time honored techniques
of porcelain painting, the necessary tools and the
designs. The central focus of the book is the classic
flowerpainting,butitalsopresentsmodernArtDeco
designs.Numerousstep-by-stepinstructionsandcolor
photographsmake thisan idealbook forpainters.
Size: 9” x 12” • 116 color photos, 112 b/w photos
& drawings, 121 designs • 127 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-899-0 • soft cover • $24.95
Painting Porcelain In the Meissen Style.
Ewe Geissler. In many full-color, step-by-step
illustrations, the author shows how the porcelain
painter can personally create decorations in the
Meissen manner. Especially popular are the
thirty-six flower motifs and the classic onion
pattern, as well as green grapevine decorations.
Size: 9” x 12” • 124 pp.
100s of full-color photos and illustrations
ISBN: 978-0-7643-0280-0 • soft cover • $24.99
FLOWER ARRANGING & DESIGN
Fairy Homes and Gardens.
Barbara Purchia
and E. Ashley Rooney Introduction by David
D. J. Rau. Using natural and contemporary
mediums, 30 designers portray their fairy worlds
in a variety of settings. More than 200 images
take you on a virtual wonderland tour around
the world. Sit back and revel in their creativity
or be inspired to make your own fairy home
or garden.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•265color images•128pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4698-9 • hard cover • $24.99
JEWELRY MAKING • SCRIMSHAW • MAKING BEADED PURSES • PAPER ART • STENCILING • PORCELAIN PAINTING • flower arranging & design
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