Curious Creatable Creatures

Why didn’t they have books like Curious Creatable Creatures when I was young? I made a model of Frankenstein that just stood there (and would be worth a lot more now if I had never even opened it). Many of these twenty-two creatures light up, make music, and move! TwoContinue Reading

Kawaii Origami

Kawaii Origami combines the cute Japanese pop art with more traditional paper folding to create original art using only colored paper and a few simple tools. If you or your crafty child love Japanese culture, this is a perfect choice for some fun-filled hours. The set includes fifty sheets ofContinue Reading

Delicate Crochet

Delicate Crochet uses a lightweight yarn (#3 or below) to create almost a lace effect in the twenty-three projects described. The projects include four cardigans, two pullover sweaters, one vest, one poncho, one summer top, one skirt, one necklace and a pair of fingerless gloves. There are also four wraps,Continue Reading

Weaving on a Little Loom

Everything a beginning weaver needs to start Weaving on a Little Loom. This book has clear and concise instructions—most with pictures or diagrams. It begins with the tools needed. Next, the author describes the different weaving and edging techniques. Finally, there are five project plans: a wall hanging, a clutchContinue Reading

Handmade Houseplants

Handmade Houseplants shows a beautiful use of paper and your creativity to liven up your home or office. Using various painting, cutting and gluing skills, the author gives step-by-step instructions for 30 different plants. From carnivorous to poisonous to cactus, most plants you have heard of and a few youContinue Reading

Origami 101

Using just four simple shapes, Origami 101 teaches makers to create 43 different figures from a simple penguin to a human being. I love the simplicity of Origami 101. Everything is clearly explained. The use of a glow to indicate which part of the paper is moving when folding isContinue Reading