The Sneaky Book for Girls
How to Perform Sneaky Magic Tricks, Escape a Grasp, Use Sneaky Codes and Syphers, Detect Counterfeit Currency, and Make Spy Devices, Backpacks and Sne
Paperback ISBN: 0740777149
"Thank you, Cy . . . for opening up the world of tinkering and creativity to a whole new generation . . . looking to get their hands dirty with new and exciting projects." --NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday "Like a real MacGyver, Tymony is hoping to save the world one gizmo at a time." --Los Angeles Times Cy Tymony's The Sneaky Book for Girls picks up where The Daring Book for Girls left off. While The Daring Book for Girls includes pointers on secret note-passing skills, The Sneaky Book for Girls goes one step further by showing gals how to write a note in invisible ink, craft the note into a sneaky Frisbee, and then properly recycle the note after its secrets have been divulged. In addition to profiles of more than a dozen famous women, this clever book also provides complete how-to instructions, along with diagrams for sneaky gadgets, survival skills, magic tricks, communication codes, science and crafting projects, as well as recycling and conservation techniques.
The Mosaic Book
Ideas, Projects and Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 1570760608
Practical and inspiring, this guide to the ancient art of mosaic features dazzling designs for home and garden, with step-by-step projects, trace-off patterns, and an ample array of color photos.
The Basket Book
Paperback ISBN: 0806968303
Weave 32 basic designs by hand from natural materials—and adapt them for hundreds more designs. Complete instructions with over 600 close-up step-by-step illustrations. “Practical answers...imaginative asides.”—Craft Connection.
Singin', Praisin', Raisin'
Paperback ISBN: 0307742598
"The bestselling Foxfire series returns with a loving tribute to Appalachian culture, this time with a focus on preserving and passing down the music, the lore, and the "how-to" wisdom of earlier generations"--
Charming Softy Friends Made from Colorful Gloves
Paperback ISBN: 1557885397
The follow-up to Sock and Glove demonstrates how to transform worn-out gloves, mittens, and socks into a menagerie of whimsical creations, in a guide that includes complete instructions and patterns for a frog, duck, flower, donkey, tiger, car, chipmunk, and more. Original.
At Home With Handmade Books
28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made from Ordinary and Repurposed Materials
Paperback ISBN: 1590308220
The handmade books presented here offer creative ways for you to explore your personal styles and interests: Create a record of this year's garden with a book made out of seed packets. Collect your favorite recipes under the protective cover of a plastic cutting mat. Make simple memo pads out of recycle bin scraps. In this collection of twenty-eight Japanese bookbinding projects, traditional techniques meet contemporary style, from easy-to-fold accordion books to the intricate and interesting Japanese stab-stitch bindings. Book artist Erin Zamrzla makes Japanese stab binding easy and unintimidating. Her clear step-by-step instructions make even the more complicated stitches easy to re-create. Information on the basics of bookbinding, including terminology, tools, and techniques are included and many projects encourage the creative use of ordinary and recycled materials. Make the projects in this book and discover creative ways to chronicle your life's adventures.