Crafts

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

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad
Save the Cat! Writes a Novel
The Science of Storytelling
Leader (Light Online, #3)
Every Tool's a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It
Romancing the Beat: Story Structure for Romance Novels (How to Write Kissing Books Book 1)
5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter
The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History
The Sewing Machine
The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More
How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays
Granny Square Crochet for Beginners US Version
Sewing Happiness: A Year of Simple Projects for Living Well
Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different
The Emotional Craft of Fiction: How to Write with Emotional Power, Develop Achingly Real Characters, Move Your Readers, and Create Riveting Moral Stakes
Stitch 'N Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook: Instructions, Patterns, and Advice for a New Generation of Knitters
Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Creepy Cute Crochet: Zombies, Ninjas, Robots, and More!
Doodle Stitching: Fresh  Fun Embroidery for Beginners
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
The Big-Ass Book of Crafts
Stitch 'n Bitch Nation
Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts: An A-to-Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration
Knitting Rules!: The Yarn Harlot Unravels the Mysteries of Swatching, Stashing, Ribbing & Rolling to Free Your Inner Knitter
Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
Knitting Without Tears: Basic Techniques and Easy-to-Follow Directions for Garments to Fit All Sizes
Bend-the-Rules Sewing: The Essential Guide to a Whole New Way to Sew
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee ShetterlyKillers of the Flower Moon by David GrannBorn a Crime by Trevor NoahMarch by John             LewisEinstein by Walter Isaacson
Non-Fiction read in 2017
472 books — 80 voters
The Princess Bride by William GoldmanThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsDivergent by Veronica RothFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyWilliam Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher
Books for Geeky Girls
396 books — 143 voters

The New Basketry by Ed RossbachNew ways with raffia by Grete KronckeHow to Make Your Own Cane Furniture by Charlotte AlthThe Complete Book Of Rush And Basketry Techniques by Margery BrownStraw and Straw Craftsmen by Arthur Staniforth
Basketry Books
40 books — 1 voter
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenSense and Sensibility by Jane AustenPersuasion by Jane AustenEmma by Jane AustenMansfield Park by Jane Austen
Austentations
41 books — 27 voters

Cradle to Cradle by William McDonoughSilent Spring by Rachel CarsonThe Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael PollanThe Urban Homestead (Expanded & Revised Edition) by Kelly CoyneThe Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
Being "Green"
342 books — 238 voters
Star Wars Crochet by Lucy CollinWorld of Geekcraft by Susan BealStar Wars Even More Crochet by Lucy CollinThe Star Wars Craft Book by Bonnie BurtonKnits for Nerds by Toni Carr
Nerdy/Geeky Craft Books
12 books — 2 voters


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