The Costume Making Guide, 5-Minute Sketching, Paper Cutting, Fashionable Projects| CraftsDIY Reviews, February 15, 2017

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5-Minute Sketching can help even the busiest artist find ample inspiration and practical advice; beginners interested in making bags will find Sew4Home Bags and Totes: 10 Easy, Fashionable Projects Anyone Can Sew to be an excellent read, along with many other easy DIY crafts for the busy artist

Crafts, December 2016 | Best Sellers

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One-Skein Wonders®, Mason Jar Nation, Your Sharpie Style, and more

Concept Artists, Children’s Crafts, Woodturning, Farmhouse Charm | Crafts & DIY Reviews, December 2016

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A straightforward and inspirational guide to rustic DIY; a vital and detailed workbook for advanced woodworkers; colorful projects that will provide hours of innovative entertainment for children and their caregivers

Manga, Fashion, Origami, Woodturning, Prefab Houses | Crafts & DIY Reviews, November 15, 2016

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Fashion buffs and aspiring designers of any skill level will enjoy this fun guide; simple and doable designs for readers with any level of woodturning experience; accessories in this collection will get knitters excited about the lowering temperatures

Map Quest | Social Sciences Reviews, November 1, 2016

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History of the World in Maps is an absorbing browse as well as a valuable companion to history classes; Great City Maps is a worthwhile stand-alone purchase; something different for both crafters and cartophiles

Crayon Art, LEGO Christmas, Crochet To Calm, Home Decor | Crafts & DIY Reviews, October 15, 2016

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Novelty-seeking adult readers of every artistic skill level will appreciate The Art of Crayon; LEGO building provides numerous options for creative fun; Schlosser’s expertise successfully combines with the uncommon focus on professional-quality home decor projects

Encaustic Art, Bead Sparkle, Leathercraft, Kid’s Play, Lingerie Design, Vern Yip | Crafts & DIY Reviews, September 15, 2016

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Aristides guides readers through centuries-old methods of painting realistic images; attractive designs that explore the possibilities of leatherwork; adventurous knitters will be drawn to Jurgrau’s exquisite lace designs; Powell provides a wealth of information for home sewists

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2016

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From beginning photography to Creative Cut Cards, fan favorites Neil Gaiman and the Ramones at 40, plus best memoirs, spies and espionage, with Gooley, Pilkey & Co., and Schwartz on water scarcity issues

Sharpie Style, DIY Garden Projects, “Crazy Crochet,” & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, May 15, 2016

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Brehm offers Drawing Perspective with dynamic layouts and simple structure, there’s a lot of diversity in Brandal & Myhrer’s cheerful compilation, debuter Wood’s accessories will find an audience with confident beginners

New Directions in Sock Knitting by Ann Budd | LJ Review

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Experienced sock knitters who relish a challenge will want to pick this one up, as will knitters weary of traditional patterns.