Celebrate spring with giveaway for 'Paper Blooms'

Looking for unique and realistic designs to create colorful flowers made with paper? If so, you may want to run out to your nearest book store and pick up a copy of “Paper Blooms, 25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More” (Lark Crafts/$17.95). The book’s author, Jeffery Rudell, is a well-known paper artist … Continue Reading →

Enter 'Craft-A-Day' book giveaway

Looking for some fun and easy craft projects to share with your small children? If so, you won’t want to miss a day of crafting with ideas found in “Craft-A-Day, 365 Simple Handmade Projects” (Quirk Books/$24.95) by Sarah Goldschadt. Featured projects include magnets, a gadget sleeve, flower garland, felt animals, cards, gift tags, a party hat card, … Continue Reading →

'Handmade Fabric Flowers' book giveaway

Learn to turn leftover fabric pieces into beautiful bouquets of flowers with Yu-Zhen Lu’s new book, “Handmade Fabric Flowers, 32 Beautiful Blooms to Make” (St. Martin’s Press/$24.99). Lu takes readers on a step-by-step process to produce very life-like florals, including roses, peonies, daises, pansies. Details are added with the use of different textures of fabrics … Continue Reading →

Enter giveaway to win copy of 'Essentially Feminine Knits'

  If you like knitting garments that are especially feminine looking, then “Essentially Feminine Knits, 25 Must-Have Chic Designs” (Interweave/$24.95) offers you a range of patterns to choose from. The author, Lene Home Samsoe, a full-time knitwear designer for yarn companies, magazines and periodicals, shares her instructions for simple-to-knit sweaters, hoodies, shrugs and accessories, all of which can … Continue Reading →

'A Handknit Romance' book giveaway

Knitwear designer Jennie Atkinson who currently designs for publications like Rowan magazines, “Vogue Knitting,” and “The Knitter” magazine, has just put together a collection of beautiful garments inspired by the past in her new book, “A Handknit Romance, 22 Vintage Designs with Lovely Details” (Interweave/$24.95). The fitted designs featured in the book are created with … Continue Reading →