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Be the best in show with this amazing collection of knitted pooch patterns! From hounds to sporting, terriers to working—this book has it all. For all your dog loving knitting friends, Knit Your Own Dog is the perfect companion to knit your perfect companion.

Knit Your Own Dog: Easy-To-Follow Patterns for 25 Pedigree Pooches Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781579128746
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers - February 23rd, 2011

Part mathematics, part origami, part sheer innovation—Pattern Magic 2 is simplicity in design at its best. As the author says, “unexpected shapes and forms can be converted into flat patterns and ultimately into garments…patterns are like documents that describe a garment, conveying its structure more eloquently than words.”

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Kimberley
Pattern Magic 2 Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781856697064
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Published: Laurence King - February 16th, 2011

Bust has been dedicated to celebrating what it means to be a real woman for almost 20 years, and this collection of the best DIY projects is simply the end all, be all, of craft books! Home décor, gardening, jewelry, sewing, fashion, food, and everything in between! I feel confident saying that I literally do not need to buy another crafting anthology ever again.

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Kimberley
The Bust DIY Guide to Life: Making Your Way Through Every Day Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781584798965
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Published: Stewart, Tabori, & Chang - October 1st, 2011

To say that I love the magazine Vogue Knitting would be a gross understatement. Started in 1982, the publication is a beacon for fashion-forward knitting and has become, at least to me, an invaluable source of inspiration. This long-awaited volume is a collection of some of the best designs from Vogue Knitting magazine. No matter your skill level, it has something for everyone, and is so beautifully photographed that it finds harmony between “coffee table book” and “practical pattern reference.”

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Kimberley
Vogue Knitting: Classic Patterns from the World's Most Celebrated Knitting Magazine Cover Image
By Art Joinnides, Vogue Knitting Magazine (Editor), Anna Sui (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780847836802
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Published: Rizzoli International Publications - November 8th, 2011

This book is perfect fuel for the fire of any crafter ready to take DIY to the next level. Joan Tapper is all about fostering a crafting community, be it yarn bombing or putting together a kick-butt craft faire. This collection of pointers and projects from Tapper and several other well-known designers is sure to inspire the artist within, and encourage crafters to come together, share, and create

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Brittany
Craft Activism: People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How You Can Join in Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780307586629
Availability: Backordered
Published: Potter Craft - September 27th, 2011

Crafters love Liberty! One of the most prestigious stores in London, Liberty is know for its amazing styles and lush fabrics. This collection of patterns makes Liberty’s impeccable fashion sense available to even the beginner sewer, with delicious photos, easy instructions, and inspiration galore. I’ll be making book covers for all my family this holiday season.

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Nici
The Liberty Book of Home Sewing Cover Image
By Lucinda Ganderton (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Richard Merritt (Illustrator), Kristin Perers (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781452102375
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - September 28th, 2011

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