Gift Guide for the Crafter

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Create cute and realistic felted animals with this fun and easy-to-follow needle felting book! Adorable Felted Animals shows you how you can create more than 30 endearing dogs, cats, birds and other animals using a little wool roving, a felting needle, and a few simple techniques. 

 

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Knitting guru Hitomi Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the stitches.

 

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This wrap bracelets kit contains everything you need to get started wrapping right away! Create bracelets featuring different bead sizes and types, as well as various cord materials. The videos on the accompanying DVD make it easy to follow the steps for each bracelet. 

 

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Considered the most famous living origami master, Tomoko Fuse is known for her expertise in box-folding and other origami paper craft styles. The simple flat box, or tato, is an excellent introduction to the art of beginner origami and allows readers to "start small," then build to more intricate pieces. Origami box folding is a relaxing and satisfying craft for all levels of expertise and—with a little practice and this easy origami book—gift-giving will never be the same.

 

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Here a cat there a cat, everywhere a crafted cat! Cats to decorate your home, to wear, or to give to someone you love. The Cat Lover's Craft Book is dedicated to those who craft and those who are in love with all things cat-related! Whether you like to embroider, crochet, sew, knit or felt, there's a  project inside this charming book you'll want to try your hand at.

 

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Yamada provides four sizes of westernized patterns, each of which can easily be adjusted to fit children from three to nine years old. Simple lines give kids room to move, and the classic styles look good on any frame. A wide range of sewing designs are covered—from tops and shorts for boys and girls, girls' dresses, and unisex pieces. Sewing for children has never been easier!

 

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