The Complete Book of Home Crafts

The Complete Book of Home Crafts

Projects for Adventurous Beginners

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Ideal for beginners with a taste for adventure, The Complete Book of Home Crafts is a fantastic introduction to crafting for the home. With step-by-step instructions and a wealth of high-quality explanatory photographs, everyone will feel comfortable diving into these fun-to-make projects. Each one will build your confidence by teaching you to use different materials and techniques, helping you along and encouraging you to explore your creative side.

You'll have a hard time choosing where to start with a crafts list that includes:

* Decoupage with place mats, ceramic lamps, and wastepaper baskets
* Stenciling with greeting cards, mirrors, and chairs
* Fabric painting with t-shirts, shopping bags, and pillowcases
* Picture framing with glass and clips, shells, and papier-ma^che#65533;
* And much more!

Whether you want to discover decoupage or decorative tiling, explore beadwork and batik, or creatively attempt numerous other types of crafts, this book will satisfy your thirst for new craft projects and your desire to redecorate. Advice on equipment and skills relating to each craft will help you master all of the basics. Writ- ten by an all-star team of craftspeople who are renowned in their fields, The Complete Book of Home Crafts is an invaluable guide for the aspiring craftsperson or handy home decorator.

Carine Tracanelli edited the selections in this book, which were written by a team of craftspeople renowned for excellence in their fields--Fay Boon, Joy Campbell, Paul Henry, Lesley Player, Sally Richmond, Jamie Sapsford, Betsy Skinner, Melanie Williams, Ann Witchell, and Sara Withers.
Publisher: [New York] : Skyhorse, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781616083229
1616083220
Branch Call Number: 745.5 COM
Characteristics: 352 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Tracanelli, Carine
Alternative Title: Home crafts

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canary35
Nov 05, 2011

Well done, but the crafts themselves are a little outdated.

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