How To Draw & Paint, Backyard Building with the Stiles, Quilt Color & Patterns, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews

Just Paint It

Artists of all abilities can benefit from an entertaining Just Paint It!, the diversity of Riley’s projects will appeal to mixed-media crafters, the Stiles continue to provide great additions to building-project collections

Urban Sketching, the Quilter’s Appliqué, plus Hardanger Embroidery & Designer DIY | Crafts & DIY Reviews

Made By Yourself

From Urban Sketching to Origami Master Class Flowers to Rustic Gardens, many of these projects can be Made by Yourself

Kirigami, DIY Engines, Swedish Weaving, Home Country Style, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews

Paper Birds

Hayakawa’s novel guide will satisfy the crafting urges of adults and children alike, Small Engines repair and maintenance is well covered here, introduce an old-fashioned technique to a new generation of stitchers

Crafts & DIY Reviews | February 1, 2014


Art Instruction, Crafts, Do It Yourself, Fiber Crafts, and Interior Design reviews from the February 1 issue.

Crafts & DIY Reviews | January 2014


Reviews of Rolina van Vliet’s Abstracts, Ghylenn Descamps’s Origami & Other Paper Creations, Derek Jones’s Woodworking from the Scrap Pile, Jenifer Dick’s The Modern Appliqué Workbook, Alice Davies & Kathryn Tollervey’s The Style of Coworking, and more from the January issue

From Remodelista to HGTV’s Sarah’s House | RA Crossroads


Design books and blogs lead readers down a winding path

Crafts & DIY Reviews | May 1, 2013


Reviews of The Essential A-Line: Make 17 Flirty Skirts from 1 Basic Pattern, Printing on Fabric: Techniques with Screens, Stencils, Inks, and Dyes, Image Transfer on Clay: Screen, Relief, Decal & Monoprint Techniques, plus a full list of crafts and DIY reviews in the May 1 issue.

Crafts & DIY Reviews | April 1, 2013


Reviews of Jenny Doh’s Creative Lettering, Christine Leech and Hannh Read-Baldrey’s Everything Oz, and Rich Finzer’s Maple on Tap, plus a full list of crafts & DIY reviews from the Apr. 1 issue.

Crafts & DIY Reviews | March 15, 2013


Reviews of Jeffery Rudell’s Paper Blooms, Deborah Moebes’s Stitch Savvy, and Margaret Rowan’s Handsewn, plus a full list of craft and DIY reviews in the Mar. 15 issue.

Crafts & DIY Reviews | March 1, 2013


Reviews of Melinda Barta’s Mastering Peyote Stitch, Jamie Little and Danielle McCormick’s Essential Care Care for Women, and Madeline Weston and Rita Taylor’s Sweater Girls, plus a full list of crafts and DIY reviews from the Mar. 1 issue.