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New Arrivals - Arts, needlework, and recreation

In this Episode, the Sith Lord must soothe his rambunctious twins, Luke and Leia, who are not ready to sleep and who insist on a story. As Vader reads, the book looks in on favorite creatures, droids, and characters, such as Yoda, R2-D2, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Darth Maul, Admiral Ackbar, Boba Fett, and many others as they tuck in, yawn, and settle down to dream.

A collection of 20 sock patterns specially chosen from the first 10 issues of the eMagazine "Sockupied."

Outlines how to transform a kitchen into an inviting and efficient home space, providing coverage of topics from walls and flooring to storage and appliances.

Twenty-seven knitting patterns inspired by wizards, witches, and magical creatures.

"Cutest Ever Baby Toys to Knit includes an introduction to basic knitting skills, techniques, and terminology. Altogether it is the ideal book for beginning knitters, while providing an enjoyable source of inspiration for those with knitting experience. Knitted toys and nursery accessories in soft, cozy yarns make wonderful gifts. Picture your baby cuddled up with a cute red fox while taking a nap, or playing with an adorable penguin afterwards. There?s a snake, dinosaur and a very tame elephant with a colorful blanket. Small rattles, cheery mobiles and colorful booties as a bonus. Clear instructions and a delightful photograph accompany every toy in the book"--Amazon.com.

"Based on House Beautiful's popular monthly column, this little volume--revised and updated to include 130 new colors--is filled with 493 paints that professional interior designers have used successfully in their own rooms. It explains why they work and where they work best. From cheerful blues to adventurous reds, from soothing lavenders to sunny yellows, the colors you'll live with happily for years are right here."--Page [4] of cover.

Instructions for sewing rag dolls and their clothes to make the perfect present. Crasbercu had designed patterns for 11 dolls and a wide range of outfits and accessories to sew, including hats, shoes and bags. The basic doll pattern can be used to sew all the dolls and then altered according to hair and eye color and hair style.

Presents detailed information on every step of kitchen and bath renovation, including floor plan ideas, storage strategies, decorating styles, product advice, and buying tips.

"With her zany design sense, best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli presents 16 practical, irresistible projects for the home. Create cushions, pillows, baskets, rugs, and more"-- Provided by publisher.

Introduces basic color theory, painting techniques, and how to work with acrylic paint and textures.

Presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go. Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky ?kumihimo math? by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus teaches beaders how to calculate the amount of fiber and how many beads they?ll need for their future kumihimo projects.

"Have you ever marveled at the design impact of a woven coverlet? Now you can make graphically stunning quilts featuring similar designs. The quilts look complicated, but there isn't a half-square triangle, quarter-square triangle, diamond, trapezoid, rhombus, curve, or inset in the entire book. Choose from an astonishing array of 15 unique patterns inspired by overshot weaving designs. Construct quilts from simple strip sets that are crosscut to yield the individual columns used to build each block. Stitch bold designs featuring circles, diamonds, and squares--all made using rectangles"--Page 4 of cover.

Crochet hats for any adventure! The ski slope-inspired hats in this collection will do more than just keep your family warm; these hats will give you a style all your own! Choose from 16 different hats for boys, girls, men and women with styles ranging from classic beanies to neon Mohawks, princess crowns, and more.

Superman and a team of villains take on a gang of tyrants.

Master beadweaving techniques with 15 brand new designs! Beadweaving Mastery shows you how to create stunning jewelry and other items from the vast range of beads available. The focus is on off-loom weaving--joining beads by means of various techniques and turning them into beautiful items, such as tassel fobs, tablemats, bracelets, or bookmarks. Techniques include basic ropes, tassels and lariats, brick stitch and peyote in various applications and combinations.

"Favorite recipes, clever crafts and gift ideas to make your holiday sparkle!" -- Cover.

"It's not necessary to travel far from home for a great hike. With these information-packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpacking trip. Each hike includes: location, length, hiking time, level of difficulty, and if dogs can come along. Other features include: Trail finder chart that categorizes each hike (e.g. for particular attractions such as scenic views and if it is suitable for families with kids) Full-color photos throughout. Information on the area's history, geology, flora, and fauna. Full-color maps of each trail"-- Provided by publisher.

"Laura Nelkin is obsessed with hand-knit accessories, and you'll discover just how addictive small projects can be in Knockout Knits. Perfect as quick gifts (or treats for yourself), most of these twenty-three patterns require only a skein or two of yarn to create beautiful hats, shawls, socks, and more. With this collection, you'll also learn three of Laura's favorite techniques: playing with wrapped stitches, working advanced lace, and knitting with beads"--Page [4] of cover.

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