A designer and founder of the French General store provides detailed instructions for thirty simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projects for every room in the house, including a scalloped tablecloth, pillows and bedding, totes, and a festive party garland. HomeStyle Main.
Release on 2011-10-18 | by Carol Endler Sterbenz,Harry Bates
The Heart and Science of Handcrafts
Author: Carol Endler Sterbenz,Harry Bates
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Outlines key techniques for everything from scrapbooking and beading to flower arrangements and children's crafts, providing step-by-step, illustrated instructions and lists of required tooks and materials.
Release on 2012-02-01 | by Jason Tselentis,Allan Haley,Richard Poulin,Tony Seddon,Gerry Leonidas,Ina Saltz,Kathryn Henderson,Tyler Alterman
A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography
Author: Jason Tselentis,Allan Haley,Richard Poulin,Tony Seddon,Gerry Leonidas,Ina Saltz,Kathryn Henderson,Tyler Alterman
Pubpsher: Rockport Publishers
Typography, Referenced is the single most comprehensive volume covering every aspect of typography that any design student, professional designer, or design aficionado needs to know today. In these pages, you'll find: —Thousands of illustrated examples of contemporary usage in design —Historical developments from Greek lapidary letters to the movie Helvetica —Landmark designs turning single letters into typefaces —Definitions of essential type-specific language, terms, ideas, principles, and processes —Ways technology has influenced and advanced type —The future of type on the web, mobile devices, tablets, and beyond In short, Typography, Referenced is the ultimate source of typographic information and inspiration, documenting and chronicling the full scope of essential typographic knowledge and design from the beginnings of moveable type to the present "golden age" of typography.
35 hat patterns for every age, gender, and fashion sense Sewn Hats is a collaboration of hat designs from 29 of the industry's most-loved fabric designers, pattern designers, and bloggers. The collection features a variety of hat patterns for all genders, sizes, ages, and fashion sense. Seamstresses will find options in a vast array of styles that use a wide variety of fabric types, from felt to silk, corduroy to cotton, and everything in between. Beautiful photography, inspiring writing, precise instructions, adaptable patterns, and a vast array of styles and sizes all combine to equal a collection of sewn hat patterns like no other. Hat patterns for all genders, sizes, ages, and styles Hats for any occasion, from work to play, casual to formal Diagrams, precise assembly instructions, and schematic illustrations to ease completion of each project Ideas and inspiration for all ages and skill levels, and instructions on how to adapt each hat pattern by varying fabrics and embellishments Full patterns conveniently located online, so you can print them when you need them and you never have to worry about losing them Expertly edited by top designer Carla Hegeman Crim, the designer and blogger behind The Scientific Seamstress, Sewn Hats is sure to offer inspiration for all home seamstresses. Contributors include: Patty Young (MODKID Designs) Kaari Meng (French General) Joanna Figueroa (Fig Tree & Co.) Kathy Mack (Pink Chalk Studio) Dolin O’Shea (Lulu Bliss) Lisa Carroccio (Domestic Diva’s Disasters) Alexia Marcelle Abegg (Green Bee Patterns) Heather Niziolek (Goosie Girl) Melissa Stramel (Lilac Lane) Jaime Morrison Curtis and Jacinda Boneau (Prudent Baby) Karen LePage (One Girl Circus) Jennifer Hagedorn (Tie Dye Diva Designs) Shelly Figueroa (Figgy’s Patterns) Bonnie Shaffer (Hats with a Past) Jessica Christian (Craftiness is Not Optional) Bari J. Ackerman (Bari J.) Mary Abreu (Confessions of a Craft Addict) Jennifer Paganelli (Sis Boom) Irene Rodegerdts (Mushroom Villagers) Anneliese S. (Aesthetic Nest) Linda and Scott Hansen (Miss Mabel Studio and Blue Nickel Studios) Betz White (betzwhite.com) Kim Christopherson (YouCanMakeThis.com) Melissa Averinos (www.yummygoods.com) Val Pillow & Anne Maxfield (Pillow & Maxfield)