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March is National Crafting month! Don't worry, we've got you covered. Check out these awesome materials on crafting and craft-related goodness.


Leonie Morgan
Description: Presents forty afghan crochet projects with block and stitch pattern instructions, charts, and techniques for making each pattern in multiple sizes, with a special section on creating crocheted edges.
Call Number: 746.434 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Amanda (Knitwear designer) Berry
Description: Babies and animals are a natural match and this book is full of animal-themed knits for little ones ages birth to 36 months. The various sections of the zoo-- from jungle and savannah to reptile house and polar region--serve as inspiration for these 30 projects. These bright, personality-filled projects will garner roars of approval! Readers will find: 30 projects for knitters of all levels, includes items worked in flat and in the round; a guide to basic tools, techniques, and materials; notes on safety when knitting for young children; guidance for a variety of color work and finishing techniques. Most projects only require one skein of yarn per color to minimize costs and waste. Each project is given a rating based on skill level and time involved.--Excerpted from Amazon.com
Call Number: 746.432 Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Hervé Tullet
Description: "Art Workshops for Children is a guide for parents and teachers to organize and execute artistic workshops for children. 12 workshops are featured, each offering a list of materials needed, a step-by-step guide to facilitation, practical tips, illustrated examples, and photos of workshops in progress. The workshops are designed to spark children's imaginations, champion group bonding, and give visually pleasing results--with no artistic ability required. Tried and tested around the world by children of all ages. Perfect for organizing group events at home, in schools, at parties, at museums--anywhere." -- Amazon.com
Call Number: J 372.5 Tul
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Betsy Greer
Description: Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add to the greater good. In these essays, interviews, and images, craftivists from four continents reveal how they are changing the world with their art. A sense of optimism and possibility pervades the book: the inspiring notion that being crafty can really make the world a better place."--Excerpted from publisher's website.
Call Number: 745.5 Cra
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Anna Llimós Plomer
Description: "Provides step-by-step instructions on how to create fourteen simple crafts using various recyclable materials"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 745.5 Lli
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Grace Bonney, Sasha Israel
Description: "Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 338.092 Bon
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 29, 2017
Nathalie Mornu
Call Number: 739.27 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Jane Bull
Call Number: J 745.5 Bul
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Laura C Martin, David Cain
Description: Presents more than sixty projects made from natural materials that are available almost anywhere.
Call Number: J 745.5 Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Terrence Tse, Theodore Tse
Call Number: 751.73 Tse
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Karen Lewis (Serigrapher)
Description: Demonstrates two screen printing techniques--stencilling and screen filler--and how they can be used to create professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment. Both techniques are explained using step-by-step text and photography. Karen also explains how to create simple sewn projects from your hand printed fabrics. The sewing patterns include an apron, tote bag and tea cosy, as well as ideas for how to print on ready made items such as tea towels to make gifts for friends and family.
Call Number: 764.8 Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Yumiko Higuchi, Kyoko Matthews
Description: "Classic embroidery motifs are made new with fresh color combinations using cotton and wool thread"--Back cover.
Call Number: 746.44 Hig
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Miyako Kanamori
Call Number: 745.5924 Kan
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Gailen Runge
Call Number: 746.44 Run
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Marjorie Galen
Call Number: 745.5 Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Jean Van't Hul
Description: Presents a year's worth of art projects, seasonal activities, and recipes for simple, family-friendly crafting through the seasons and holidays.
Call Number: 745.594 Van
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Lisa Bearnson
Call Number: 770.28 Bea 2008
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Danny Seo, Jennifer Lévy
Description: Presents over one hundred projects for creative "upcycling"--using used and recycled products to create decorative items in the home, including leather belt doormats, bathroom towel picnic baskets, and a jar lid dining table.
Call Number: 745.5 Seo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Kelly Wilkinson
Call Number: 745.5 Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Blair Stocker
Description: Based on the popular blog of the same name, this guide focuses on creating a homemade atmosphere that reflects your family, without spending a fortune. Instead of throwing away old shirts and boring dishes, or passing up thrift store finds that aren't quite right, author Blair Stocker teaches how to remake, adding special touches to make them work for her home--and yours.
Call Number: 745.5 Sto
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Susan Beal, Jay B Sauceda
Description: Readers will learn to stitch up a Morse Code quilt to send a hidden message, dig out their Perler beads to create a life-like Buffy portrait, or stick to the classics with a Super Mario cross-stitch. With step-by-step instructions, project templates, how-to illustrations, and color photorgraphs, and featuring a variety of techniques and themes, The World of Geekcraft has something for geeks of all persuasions and affiliations.
Call Number: 745.5 Bea
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
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40 Colorful Afghans To Crochet: A Collection Of Eye-Popping Stitch Patterns, Blocks & Projects
Leonie Morgan
746.434 Mor
Simply Stitched: Beautiful Embroidery Motifs And Projects With Wool And Cotton
Yumiko Higuchi, Kyoko Matthews
746.44 Hig
Animal Knits For Kids: 30 Cute Knitted Projects They'll Love
Amanda (Knitwear designer) Berry
746.432 Ber
Sock And Glove: Creating Charming Softy Friends From Cast-Off Socks And Gloves
Miyako Kanamori
745.5924 Kan
Art Workshops For Children
Hervé Tullet
J 372.5 Tul
Stitch Zakka: 22 Projects To Sew & Embellish - 25 Embroidery Stitches
Gailen Runge
746.44 Run
Craftivism: The Art Of Craft And Activism
Betsy Greer
745.5 Cra
Summercrafts: Fun And Creative Projects For The Whole Family
Marjorie Galen
745.5 Gal
Earth-Friendly Crafts From Recycled Stuff In 5 Easy Steps
Anna Llimós Plomer
J 745.5 Lli
The Artful Year: Celebrating The Seasons & Holidays With Family Arts And Crafts
Jean Van't Hul
745.594 Van
In The Company Of Women
Grace Bonney, Sasha Israel
338.092 Bon
The Joy Of Scrapbooking
Lisa Bearnson
770.28 Bea 2008
Leather Jewelry: 30 Contemporary Projects
Nathalie Mornu
739.27 Mor
Upcycling: Create Beautiful Things With The Stuff You Already Have
Danny Seo, Jennifer Lévy
745.5 Seo
Make It!
Jane Bull
J 745.5 Bul
Weekend Handmade: More Than 40 Projects + Ideas For Inspired Crafting
Kelly Wilkinson
745.5 Wil
Nature's Art Box: From T-Shirts To Twig Baskets : 65 Cool Projects For Crafty Kids To Make With Natural Materials You Can Find Anywhere
Laura C Martin, David Cain
J 745.5 Mar
Wise Craft: Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, And Natural Objects Into Stuff You Love
Blair Stocker
745.5 Sto
Painting Murals Fast & Easy: 21 Designs For Walls Or Canvas You Can Paint With A Sponge
Terrence Tse, Theodore Tse
751.73 Tse
World Of Geekcraft: Step-By-Step Instructions For 25 Super-Cool Craft Projects
Susan Beal, Jay B Sauceda
745.5 Bea
Screen Printing At Home: Print Your Own Fabric To Make Simple Sewn Projects
Karen Lewis (Serigrapher)
764.8 Lew