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Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

See below for a selection of the latest books from Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts category. Presented with a red border are the Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Sloth Crafts 18 Fun & Creative Step-by-Step Projects

Sloth Crafts 18 Fun & Creative Step-by-Step Projects

Author: Ellen Deakin Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2019

These crafts will make you appreciate the slower side of things! Try out these adorable crafts based on the animal that everyone's talking about! Sloths are fuzzy, endearing, and oh-so-sweet! No one can resist their adorable faces-especially when they're the inspiration for a dozen crafts that will have your sloth-loving friends oohing and aahing. With Sloth Crafts you'll learn how to create sloth: Plushies Necklaces Ornaments Bags Brooches Cakes Scarves Masks And more! Both novice and expert crafters will enjoy this wide variety of projects. Each craft comes with a list of all the items and templates that you will need to create your sloth-fueled fun. There's no shortage of ways in which you'll be able to envision these fantastic sloth crafts-the perfect activities for any creative sloth fan. They're great for yourself or to give as gifts, but you'll probably want to make them for both. Slow down, hang out, and get crafting with Sloth Crafts!

The Wizard's Craftbook Magical DIY Crafts Inspired by Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, Merlin, The Wizard of Oz, and More!

The Wizard's Craftbook Magical DIY Crafts Inspired by Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, Merlin, The Wizard of Oz, and More!

Author: Andrea Wcislek Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Bring the magic wherever you go with these wizard-inspired crafts! Abracadabra! Now you too can reveal your inner wizard with these fantastical crafts inspired by your favorite witches and wizards from Shakespeare, Disney, The Lord of the Rings, and more! Dazzle your friends and family with creative decorations for your home or apartment or charm a significant other with the perfect gift. Nerds and geeks of all shapes and sizes will be under the spell of these witchy crafts. With fifty different projects and ideas, The Wizard's Craftbook will have you dusting off your potions and alchemy sets and constructing amazing creations such as: Wands Owl Post Packages Jewelry Cosplay/costume props Party decorations Witch's Hat Bath bombs And many, many more! With easy-to-follow instructions and templates, you'll find projects you can complete whether you're just a first year or an ancient scholar. No curses or hexes will penetrate the perfection of these magical crafts. Simply scan the QR codes within these pages to access templates and how-to videos. These fantastical creations are perfect for everyday fun, activities at parties, or to create ahead of time as decorations. Any witch or wizard in your life, no matter their age, will enjoy the creating (or receiving) the crafts contained in this enchanted book. So break out your wand and sorcerer's hat (or make your own) and start crafting some magic with The Wizard's Craftbook!

Pyrography Style Handbook Artistic Woodburning Methods & Techniques

Pyrography Style Handbook Artistic Woodburning Methods & Techniques

Author: Lora S Irish Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2019

A must-have resource for any beginner or intermediate pyrographer, this is a comprehensive guide to all of the major styles used in pyrography. Including 31 finished samples and line art, author and respected pyrography artist Lora Irish provides step-by-step instructions for each art style, from silhouettes, engraving, and cross hatching to pointillism, realism, pencil shading, and texture stroke painting. From this book, you'll be given the chance to work, experiment, and experience some of the major art styles that you can use with any pattern or design. You'll be able to realize which style offers the most comfort and the best results, and what's the most controllable so you can become a consistent master! Learn essential skills and techniques from a leading expert in the field, and discover how style affects the image to expand your artistic range.

Paint Pouring Workshop Learn to Create Dazzling Abstract Art with Acrylic Pouring

Paint Pouring Workshop Learn to Create Dazzling Abstract Art with Acrylic Pouring

Author: Marcy Ferro Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Jump into the exciting world of paint pouring--and instantly create dazzling, abstract art--with this comprehensive how-to guide by the popular founder of the Mixed Media Girl YouTube channel. Paint pouring--which involves using a free-flowing acrylic paint mixture created with a pouring medium, such as glue and water--is the hottest trend for making abstract art. In this fun, colorful guide, Marcy Ferro explains everything about working in this popular form. Learn how to create eye-catching color combos, set up a dedicated (or a paint-proof) workspace, control your pours, and much more. Along with the essentials, Ferro demonstrates a wide range of techniques, from familiar favorites such as the dirty pour and flip cup to novel ways of manipulating paint with a hair dryer or string. With Marcy's guidance, mesmerizing paintings are just a pour away!

When Doves Craft

When Doves Craft

Author: Sonia Bownes, Zoe Bateman Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

This book guides you through 10 simple projects that will bring a touch of superstardom to your life and a smile to your face. Each project has clear step-by-step instructions, as well as suggestions for how to show off your symbolic creations. Learn how to make a Finger Prince. Laugh with your own Purple Crane. Fall in love with some Raspberry Crochet. Tonight you're getting crafty like it's 2019. With step-by-step photography and tips, When Doves Craft is ideal for beginner crafters as well as those looking for something completely unique. And with inspirational quotes and facts about Prince, it is a perfect tribute to the most creative artist of them all.

Grimm Fairy Tales Adult Coloring Book Myths & Legends

Grimm Fairy Tales Adult Coloring Book Myths & Legends

Author: Zenescope, Dawn McTeigue, Jamie Tyndall, Al Rio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2019

Continuing Zenescope's best-selling GRIMM FAIRY TALES ADULT COLORING BOOK line comes the beautifully detailed MYTHS & LEGENDS. This magnificent collection includes some of the best fairy tale artwork with Zenescope's take on Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Alice in Wonderland, and many more. Discover your creative side with these beautiful drawings, by incredible artists, as you enter a realm of imagination and colors. This artistic masterpiece is one to own in any coloring enthusiasts collection!

Making Leather Bags, Wallets, and Cases 20+ Projects with Contemporary Style

Making Leather Bags, Wallets, and Cases 20+ Projects with Contemporary Style

Author: Yasue Tsuchihira Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Grab your leather working tools and get started making yourself some great new leather items you'll be proud to carry! Well-crafted leather pieces are always in vogue. And minimalist modern styles are easy to make following the step-by-step instructions and templates provided in Making Leather Bags, Wallets, and Cases. From statement handbags to chic wallets, eyeglass cases, portfolios, and more, this book includes projects even a novice leather worker can make but that look so high-end people will be astonished if you tell them you made it yourself.

Japanese Craftsmanship

Japanese Craftsmanship

Author: Mieko Sawada Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

London Coloring Book Mini Edition

London Coloring Book Mini Edition

Author: Min Heo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Craftivism: The Art Of Craft And Activism

Craftivism: The Art Of Craft And Activism

Author: Betsy Greer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Embroidery Now Contemporary projects for you and your home

Embroidery Now Contemporary projects for you and your home

Author: Jennifer Cardenas Riggs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Embroidery Now is a stylish hand-embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author and textile artist, Jennifer Riggs, known on Instagram as @Threadhoney, walks you through the embroidery process. You'll learn about the materials included in the practice, nine different stitch techniques with illustrated step-by-step instructions, and 30 individual projects designed for you to use in your home and wardrobe. Perfect for both new and experienced embroiderers alike, projects include a boho stitched lampshade, embroidered accent cushion, constellation table runner, minimalist canvas wall art, starry-stitched dresses and much more. You will be delighted by the unique, current designs, sophisticated colour palettes and on-trend motifs. Each project is broken down into step-by-step instructions and templates so you can recreate them yourself, even if you have no prior embroidery experience. Packed with tips and tricks and a lot of inspiration, Embroidery Now shows that anything can be embroidered and gives you the confidence to continue to embellish your world through embroidery.

My Little Crocheted Christmas 25 Projects to Make the Season Bright

My Little Crocheted Christmas 25 Projects to Make the Season Bright

Author: Doerthe Eisterlehner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019