New Arrivals - Arts, needlework, and recreation
"Knit beautiful lace clothing and accessories with this beautifully photographed collection of stylish projects from The Knitter, one of the UK's top needlework magazines. Twenty-three detailed patterns are provided by some of the world's top lace designers, including Tanis Gray, Amanda Jones, Judy Furlong, Sarah Hatton, and more. Readers will learn to knit exquisite lace shawls, sweaters, cardigans, scarves, hats, gloves, and more, with row-by-row directions and charted instructions. A range of different patterns is provided for every season, along with 6 quick lace projects for beginners. Lace Collection for Knitting also offers reviews of tried-and-tested lace yarns, practical advice for correcting mistakes, and the secrets of blocking lace for a perfect finish"--Publisher.
"This guide book contains the best stroller-tested trails in and around Denver, complete with detailed information on distance, elevation, trail width & surface, and restrooms. Most routes feature playgrounds nearby and many have trailhead picnic tables, while others include rivers or wetlands. All of them are soft surface trails wide enough for a double stroller"--From publisher description.
" ... 20 patterns that are wedding day perfection. From lovely, lacey sweaters to beautifully draped shawls to one-of-a-kind veils and headpieces--there's something for everyone"--Page  of cover.
"Based on author Barbara Diane Barry's popular course Art for Self-Discovery and supported by research in psychology and the science of brain function, ... guides readers through the process of overcoming blocks and expressing themselves freely in painting. Through a series of exercises that emphasize improvisation and risk-taking, readers will learn how to quiet their inner critics and strengthen their creativity"-- Provided by publisher.
Masha Gessen tells the story of the phenomenon started by the Russian girl band, Pussy Riot, when they entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow in 2012 to beseech the "Mother of God" to "chase Putin out."
Ideas for quilts made from hexagonal shapes.
"Stitchers and knitters have had their chance--now crocheters also get the opportunity to contribute to the fight against women's heart disease! This third book in Laura Zander's successful Stitch Red series offers more than just stunning projects: it's an appeal to women to take charge of their heart health. Crochet Red features the designs of 30 celebrity crochet designers, plus profiles in which they share their experiences with heart disease and tips for staying healthy"-- Provided by publisher.
Provides step-by-step instructions on hand-lettering techniques, digital typography, illumination, and more
A guide to mastering the skills, techniques, and strategies required to shoot accurately, consistently, and safely. Progressive instruction with accompanying photos includes 93 exercises for each phase of the shot--stance, draw, aim, release, and follow-through--for recurve and compound bows
Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die?the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series?takes readers to some of the world?s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms. Above all, Santella provides readers with the gorgeous scenery, the glamorous ambiance, and the always thrilling experience of visiting mountains from the Alps to the Rockies, whether it?s après-ski in Cortina or helicopter rides into virgin Alaskan powder.
Messmer shows you how to dye fabric by hand for an artisanal, luminescent look. Includes instructions on setting up a home dye studio with minimal equipment and teaches key mixing techniques. Make any color you want, including any value (lightness and darkness) and gradation, allowing for an unlimited palette and endless inspiration. Go ahead, take a dip!
In this fun, hip, easy-to-follow guide, Project Runway contestant Buffi Jashanmal shows you how to design and make your own custom-fitted dresses from start to finish. You'll learn how to create custom patterns for three basic dress shapes "the shift, the sheath, and the princess seam" and how to make them rock by exploring nine variations for each basic shape. Buffi also shows you how to revamp secondhand and vintage dresses, for a total of 30 unique and stylish dress designs. Your dresses will fit your body, suit your taste, and express your individual style like nothing you can buy in a store!
Shares forty projects that focus on geometric, three-dimensional beaded, crystal-enhanced, and patterned pieces, from starry necklaces and heart pins to a complex pirate eyes bracelet.
Helps amateur photographers of all levels break bad habits and shatter common yet incorrect assumptions that hold many photographers back. This is Wolfe?s ultimate master class, sharing the most important insights and techniques learned in four decades of award-winning photography. Along with co-author Rob Sheppard, Wolfe challenges us to stop focusing on subjects we feel we should photograph and instead, to ?see like a camera sees,? seeking out a personal point of view, and constructing stunning, meaningful images.
An account of the mysterious proving ground of America's national pastime, pulling back the veil on the minor leagues of baseball. Focuses on the Triple-A level, introducing readers to nine men: three pitchers, three position players, two managers, and an umpire.
"Iconic fairy-tale characters from storybooks, movies, and television inspire this collection of magical knitting patterns perfect for modern knights, villains, and princesses. Once again, Genevieve Miller taps a wide range of contributors (from knitwear designers to students) to create a collection of 28 wearables, accessories, and toys that can be knit for adults or kids. Inspired by the recent resurgence of fairy-tale and fantasy characters, these projects draw from classic stories as well as pop-culture phenomena featuring romantic, feminine costumes. Projects range from kid- and teen-friendly animals hats to an Alice in Wonderland beret to a crystal-embellished vest fit for a Snow Queen, adding a little dress-up fun to knitters' everyday wardrobes"-- Provided by publisher.
Provides instructions for creating one-of-a-kind frames, name plates, and other household decorations.