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Floral Art Structures 2

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Floral Art Structures 2

Muriel Le Couls, Gil Boyard

Flower arranging & floral crafts; Gardening

Hardback

Provides guidance to both the professional sector and the advanced hobbyist for the more commercial floral designs. [more]

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Introduction to Making Cloth Dolls

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Introduction to Making Cloth Dolls

Jan Horrox

Art & Architecture; Needlework & fabric crafts

Paperback

In this beautiful book, Jan Horrox guides you step-by-step through every stage of producing three delightful, exquisitely... [more]

$26.99

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Ready to Paint: Paris in Watercolour

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Ready to Paint: Paris in Watercolour

Geoff Kersey

Art & Architecture; Watercolours; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Learn to paint beautiful, realistic paintings of Paris with this practical and inspiring guide. Tracings are provided so that... [more]

$24.99

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Garden Design With Stone, Wood, Glass & Steel

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Garden Design With Stone, Wood, Glass & Steel

Joan Clifton

Decorative wood & metalwork; Interior design, decor & style guides; Gardening

Paperback

An exploration of contemporary hard landscaping solutions for gardens, courtyards and terraces, using stone, wood, concrete,... [more]

$49.95

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Origami Paper: Traditional Japanese Designs Small (48 Sheets)

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Origami Paper: Traditional Japanese Designs Small (48 Sheets)

Tuttle Publishing

Origami & paper engineering; Languages & ESL

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12 Patterns; Doubled-Sided Color; Includes Folding Instructions [more]

$9.99

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Band Boxes: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

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Band Boxes: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

Edwina Cholmeley-Jones

Art & Architecture; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Hardback

Offers patterns and techniques for making bandboxes in an assortment of shapes and sizes. This book provides tips on gathering... [more]

$51.95

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Traditional Jewelry of India

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Traditional Jewelry of India

Oppi Untracht

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Cultural studies; Jewellery & beadcraft

Paperback

A presentation of one of the greatest of the world's jewelry traditions, this book features a display of individual ornaments... [more]

$55.00

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Crochet Techniques

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Crochet Techniques

Renate Kirkpatrick

Art & Architecture; Knitting & crochet

Paperback

Crochet Techniques brings together instructions for stitches and their variations to create five colourful and attractive... [more]

$29.99

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300 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets

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300 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets

Jan Eaton

Art & Architecture; Knitting & crochet

Paperback

Give a professional finish to your crochet garments and accessories with this indispensable compendium of technical know-how... [more]

$19.99

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Mark Willenbrink, Mary Willenbrink

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Shows how easy it is to draw anything you set your mind to. This work helps artists realise that drawing is a fun activity... [more]

$37.95

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Beginners Guide to Perspective

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Beginners Guide to Perspective

Victor Perard

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

A distinguished artist and art educator shows clearly how the use of vanishing points and perspective lines can add dramatic... [more]

$18.95

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The Warren Cup

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The Warren Cup

Dyfri Williams

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Jewellery & beadcraft

Paperback

The Warren Cup is a remarkably important masterpiece of Roman art, created in the first century AD. This book examines the... [more]

$10.99

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Acrylic Painting Step by Step (AL45)

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Acrylic Painting Step by Step (AL45)

Tom Swimm

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Tom Swimm shares his secrets to creating paintings filled with color and light. After introducing the materials and basic... [more]

$12.99

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Brush with Acrylics: Painting the Easy Way

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Brush with Acrylics: Painting the Easy Way

Terry Harrison

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Terry Harrison presents a refreshingly simple guide that is packed with excellent, easy-to-follow demonstrations illustrating... [more]

$36.99

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The Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques: A Step-by-Step Visual Directory, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Pieces

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The Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques: A Step-by-Step Visual Directory,...

Wendy Gardiner

Art & Architecture; Needlework & fabric crafts

Paperback

The complete step-by-step guide to hand and machine sewing, combining basic know-how for the beginner with advanced techniques... [more]

$36.99

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Oil & Acrylic: Land and Sea: Learn to Paint Step by Step

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Oil & Acrylic: Land and Sea: Learn to Paint Step by Step

Vernon Kerr

Art & Architecture; Oils; Painting & art manuals; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Vernon Kerr invites you into his artistic world as he teaches you how to re-create an array of beautiful seascapes and landscapes... [more]

$10.99

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Crochet Basics: All You Need to Know to Create Beautiful Crocheted Garments

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Crochet Basics: All You Need to Know to Create Beautiful Crocheted Garments...

Jan Eaton

Art & Architecture; Knitting & crochet

Paperback

Crochet techniques are easy to master, and this book is arranged to lead the beginner step-by-step through the learning process.... [more]

$39.99

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How to Make Origami Airplanes that Fly

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How to Make Origami Airplanes that Fly

Gery Hsu

Carvings: artworks; Origami & paper engineering; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Create 12 different models that actually fly: space shuttle, futuristic shuttle, flying wing, delta-wing jet, fighter plane,... [more]

$11.95

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Easy Origami

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Easy Origami

John Montroll

Origami & paper engineering; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This pack contains 32 simple projects for the novice. [more]

$9.95

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Anatomy: A Complete Guide for Artists

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Anatomy: A Complete Guide for Artists

Joseph Sheppard

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

In this superb guidebook, a master of figure drawing shows readers in precise detail how to render human anatomy convincingly.... [more]

$31.95

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Art of Drawing Manga

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Art of Drawing Manga

Ben Krefta

Drawing & drawings; Graphic novel & Manga artwork; Fiction-related items; Painting & art manuals; Art: general interest (Children's&YA); Languages & ESL

Paperback

Designed for the novice to intermediate illustrators, this book covers everything the budding manga artist needs, from choosing... [more]

$17.99

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Origami Insects and their Kin

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Origami Insects and their Kin

Robert J. Lang

Origami & paper engineering; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Noted origamist presents step-by-step instructions and diagrams for 20 challenging projects: treehopper, spotted ladybug,... [more]

$24.99

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The Art of String Figures

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The Art of String Figures

0 International String Figure Association

Hobbies, quizzes & games; Rural crafts

Paperback

Compiled from the most recent issues of String Figure Magazine, simple instructions and easy-to-follow photographs offer step-by-step... [more]

$18.95

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The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics

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The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics

Helen Leigh

Electronics & communications engineering; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Children's & Educational; Handicrafts (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Create awesome DIY electronics projects using fabric, paper, and craft-no coding or electronics knowledge needed! This fun... [more]

$35.95

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

Michelle P. Brown

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles; History; Lettering & calligraphy

Paperback

A standard reference in the field of manuscript studies for over twenty years, now revised and updated with full-colour illustrations... [more]

$36.95

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