Crafts

Craft books are non-fiction, instructional books which focus on crafting. Popular subjects are homemade soaps, jewelry, knitting, and woodwork.

New Releases Tagged "Crafts"

Sea Glass Jewelry: Create Beautiful and Unique Designs from Beach-Found Treasures
100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet: A Feast of Eye-Popping Colorways for Blankets, Throws and Accessories
Sticky Fingers: DIY Duct Tape Projects - Easy to Pick Up, Hard to Put Down
New American Knits: Classic Sportswear Patterns
Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors
Lucky Spool's Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making: From Color to Quilting: 10 Design Workshops by your Favorite Teachers
The Bust DIY Guide to Life: Making Your Way Through Every Day
It Girl Crochet: 23 Must-Have Accessories
How To Make Your Own Soap: in bars, liquid or cream

Giveaways

  • Monster Knits for Little Monsters by Nuriya Khegay
    Monster Knits for Little Monsters: 20 Super-Cute Animal-Themed Hat, Mitten, and Bootie Sets to Knit
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    An adorable collection of animal-themed hat and mitten sets for babies and toddlers from ages six months to three years, that kids will love and adult…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 31 - Sep 04, 2014
    20 copies available, 28 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Colorful Stitchery by Kristin Nicholas
    Colorful Stitchery: 65 Embroidery Projects to Personalize Your Home
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    Release date: Sep 23, 2014
    Add personalized pops of color to every room with embroidery projects that infuse the everyday with exuberance. From pillow covers that play with unex…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 04 - Sep 04, 2014
    10 copies available, 311 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Vintage Made Modern by Jennifer Casa
    Vintage Made Modern: Transforming Timeworn Textiles into Treasured Heirlooms
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    Release date: Sep 30, 2014
    Create modern heirlooms using vintage materials—a collection of 35 innovative projects that showcase the exceptional beauty of timeworn textiles.

    Every…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 07 - Sep 09, 2014
    10 copies available, 266 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
    Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered
    The Tao of Martha: My Year of LIVING; Or, Why I'm Never Getting All That Glitter Off of the Dog
    2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love
    Extra Yarn
    Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work
    The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club (The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club, #1)
    Write Your Novel From The Middle: A New Approach for Plotters, Pantsers and Everyone in Between
    The Drowning Spool
    Homeward Bound: Why Women are Embracing the New Domesticity
    Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction
    Knit the Season (Friday Night Knitting Club, #3)
    The Yarn Whisperer: My Unexpected Life in Knitting
    Close Knit Killer (A Knitting Mystery, #11)
    Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design
    Maud Martha by Gwendolyn BrooksResurrecting Cybele by Jenifer MohammedBayou Vol. 1 by Jeremy LoveLady Sings the Blues by Billie HolidayThe Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
    black grrl swag
    11 books — 2 voters
    Creepy Cute Crochet by Christen HadenKawaii Bento Boxes by Mieko BabaThe Art of My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao MiyazakiYummi 'Gurumi by Christen HadenSew Your Own Pet Pillows by Choly Knight
    Kawaii Culture
    51 books — 17 voters

    The Mystic Princesses and the Whirlpool by P.J. LaRueSilent Spring by Rachel CarsonCradle to Cradle by William McDonoughThe Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael PollanThe Urban Homestead (Expanded & Revised Edition) by Kelly Coyne
    Being "Green"
    249 books — 151 voters
    The Subversive Stitch by Rozsika ParkerHow Envy Killed the Crafts Movement by Garth ClarkThe Invention of Craft by Glenn AdamsonExtra/Ordinary by Maria Elena BuszekHow to Make A Great Soy Jar Candle by Amber Richards
    Critical Craft Forum - books to read
    11 books — 5 voters

    Popular Crafts Books

    Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook
    Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker
    Creepy Cute Crochet
    Stitch 'n Bitch Nation
    Doodle Stitching: Fresh & Fun Embroidery for Beginners
    The Big-Ass Book of Crafts
    Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts: An A-to-Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration
    Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
    Bend-the-Rules Sewing: The Essential Guide to a Whole New Way to Sew
    Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-Shirt
    One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Fabric Projects; Look How Much You Can Make with Just One Yard of Fabric!
    Knitting Rules!: The Yarn Harlot Unravels the Mysteries of Swatcing, Stashing, Ribbing & Rolling to Free Your Inner Knitter
    Last-Minute Knitted Gifts

    Alain de Botton
    Our exertions generally find no enduring physical correlatives. We are diluted in gigantic intangible collective projects, which leave us wondering what we did last year and, more profoundly, where we have gone and quite what we have amounted to.... How different everything is for the craftsman who ... can step back at the end of a day or lifetime and point to an object--whether a square of canvas, a chair or a clay jug--and see it as a stable repository of his skills and an accurate record of hi...more
    Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

    John Irving
    Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties." (Interview in Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton, 1988)
    John Irving

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    Wire Jewelry
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    Doodling for Papercrafters
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