Fox Chapel Publishing (211)

Quilting Simplified

ISBN: 9781574219029

Author: Choly Knight    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

If you've never quilted before, this is the place to start! Creating your own unique handmade quilt is one of the most satisfying and rewarding sewing activitie...


If you've never quilted before, this is the place to start! Creating your own unique handmade quilt is one of the most satisfying and rewarding sewing activities you will ever experience. This ultimate beginner's guide shows you everything you need to know, with eight simple projects that let you quilt as you learn. Both "quilt-as-you-go" and traditional methods are covered, with easy-to-follow lessons in basic techniques. Cutting instructions are provided for all size quilts-baby, twin, full, and queen/king-to provide progressive challenges as your confidence increases. Sewing expert Choly Knight makes the quilting process as foolproof as possible, with straightforward directions and step-by-step illustrations. She reveals clever tricks and shortcuts that will shave hours off your working time. Before you know it, you'll be sewing beautiful modern bed quilts to cherish for years to come.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 136


Dimensions: 217 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2015


$39.99
Basket Essentials

ISBN: 9781497100145

Author: Lora Irish    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Go beyond just following the steps—learn the methods to traditional basket weaving! 20 classic folk basket patterns including egg, potato, and Appalachian bas...


Go beyond just following the steps—learn the methods to traditional basket weaving! 20 classic folk basket patterns including egg, potato, and Appalachian baskets Step-by-step instructions and photography take you through every method Master proper techniques on an intermediate level, not just the beginner's how-to Author Lora Irish is an accomplished artist and maker of many trades With 20 classic folk basket patterns and clear step-by-step instructions and photos, you'll acquire all the proper techniques you need to become an accomplished basket-weaver inside Basket Essentials: Rib Basket Weaving. From measuring and adding spokes to learning various weaving patterns, learn the methods to the art of traditional basket weaving. The author, the legendary Lora Irish, is a talented and successful artist of many trades and has been making baskets for 15 years. She has also written several woodcarving, pyrography, and craft pattern books.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$49.99
Gardening For Geeks

ISBN: 9781620083581

Author: Christy Wilhelmi    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The ultimate organic gardening resource, Gardening for Geeks provides readers with everything they need to know about designing, building, and sustaining their ...


The ultimate organic gardening resource, Gardening for Geeks provides readers with everything they need to know about designing, building, and sustaining their own garden. Filled with step-by-step processes, helpful diagrams, and expert tips on the best practices, this book covers it all for anyone who dreams of gardening, even the city dweller. Starting off with the basics and progressing into more advanced concepts for a wide scope of gardening strategies and techniques, this is a comprehensive and geeky look at your favourite hobby. Founder of Gardenerd and author, Christy Wilhelmi shares her expertise to break down the biology and ecology of gardening in an easy, breezy writing style that will make you appreciate and understand gardening even more than you did before!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 248


Dimensions: 175 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$39.99
Regrow Your Veggies

ISBN: 9781620083680

Author: Melissa Raupach    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

No need to keep buying the same vegetables you eat all the time over and over again. Regrow Your Veggies is an insightful guide that provides effective propagat...


No need to keep buying the same vegetables you eat all the time over and over again. Regrow Your Veggies is an insightful guide that provides effective propagation techniques to recycle and regrow more than 20 popular vegetables right at home! Learn how to have a source of fresh and healthy vegetables close by, from onions and sweet potatoes to pineapples and mangoes, reduce waste, and know how to prevent and solve issues with pesky pests and pathogens. Get the most out of your favorite foods and produce your own produce!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 142


Dimensions: 175 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2020


$39.99
Garden Mosaics

ISBN: 9781497100749

Author: Emma Biggs    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Create a colorful garden with tiles galore! 19 mosaic projects to beautify your outdoor space Beginner-friendly guide with directions and information on the mat...


Create a colorful garden with tiles galore! 19 mosaic projects to beautify your outdoor space Beginner-friendly guide with directions and information on the materials, tools, and techniques you'll need to get started Step-by-step instructions, photos, and project templates for each design Use ceramic tiles, vitreous glass, marble, mirrors, or granite tiles to make your mosaic masterpieces Range of difficulty is provided within the projects, from simple and easy to elaborate and more challenging, in a progressive format Projects include plant pots, garden ornaments, a bird bath, wall plaques and panels, stepping stones, tables, and more A beginner-friendly handbook to mosaics for the garden in your backyard, Garden Mosaics opens with insightful chapters on understanding the materials, tools, and techniques necessary to prepare and get started. Using ceramic, vitreous glass, marble, mirrors, or granite tiles, you'll learn to create 19 stunning mosaic garden projects that range from simple to elaborate in difficulty. From one-of-a-kind pots, garden ornaments, and bird baths to steppingstones, garden tables, wall panels, and more, each of these beautiful projects will look stunning among the flowers, vegetables, or ornamental plants in your garden! Authors and talented mosaicists Emma Biggs and Tessa Hunkin have written over 5 books on mosaic art, design, and techniques. Each design they provide inside Garden Mosaics contains step-by-step instructions and coordinating photography, as well as pattern templates. Get started in mosaics by creating gorgeous projects and art to display proudly in your garden, with Garden Mosaics!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$34.99
Lettering For Absolute Beginners

ISBN: 9781497100527

Author: Danielle Stringer    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

An absolute must-have guide for beginners, this is an interactive workbook designed to teach you how to create gorgeous lettering with any pen on any surface, n...


An absolute must-have guide for beginners, this is an interactive workbook designed to teach you how to create gorgeous lettering with any pen on any surface, no brush pen or calligraphy nib necessary. You'll learn how to draw letters, words, inspirational phrases, and bible verses in multiple alphabet styles by practicing outlining letters and thickening downstrokes. Perforated traceable phrases and backgrounds allow you to make your own art, pull it out, then frame it. Simple, approachable, and fun, this method is versatile for any surface so you can create stunning faux calligraphy on paper, chalkboards, wood, glass, and more.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2020


$38.00
Extreme Color by Number : Landscapes

ISBN: 9781497204508

Author: Camille de Montmorillon    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

From majestic mountain ranges and winding river valleys to peaceful seaside villages, enter a coloring journey around the world with 24 challenging color by num...


From majestic mountain ranges and winding river valleys to peaceful seaside villages, enter a coloring journey around the world with 24 challenging color by number landscape scenes! The perfect balance of relaxation and focus, this coloring book for adults is a great way to take a break and unwind. Each gorgeous yet hidden landscape will slowly reveal itself as you add more color from the palette provided for you, so all you have to do is bring it to life! With colored pencils, markers, gel pens, or brush markers, color in the lightly numbered sections and escape to serene beaches, wild jungles, sunlit deserts, and so much more. Designs are printed on a single side of thick, high-quality paper with perforated edges so you can easily pull them out to frame and display, or use however you wish.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 229 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2020


$21.99
DUE > 31st Mar 2020
Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes

ISBN: 9781497100114

Author: Paul Purnell    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Put your wood carving skills to practical use! 13 creative projects for canes & walking sticks for intermediate and advanced woodcarvers Step-by-step instructio...


Put your wood carving skills to practical use! 13 creative projects for canes & walking sticks for intermediate and advanced woodcarvers Step-by-step instructions and photography, including painting and finishing instructions Projects include carving various animal heads on top of derby sticks, pistol-grips, lyre-shaped thumb sticks, gent's walking sticks, and more Helpful information on types of wood, joining heads and shanks, and more This must-have stickmaking book features 13 woodcarving projects with step-by-step instructions and photography for making creative and elegant walking sticks. Projects are included for both intermediate and advanced wood carvers. Painting and finishing instructions are provided, as well as helpful information on types of wood used for walking stick shanks, methods for joining a head to a shank, and more! From a simple lyre-shaped thumbstick and a gentleman's walking stick to derby sticks with the head of a fox, eagle, Labrador retriever, black swan, and other animals, you'll enjoy putting your carving skills to the test by creating these beautifully useful walking sticks and canes. Author Paul Purnell is a self-taught wood carver. He has been carving for 15 years and specializes in birds, animals, and other wildlife. His carving style includes a mixture of tools, and he has carved projects for The Guild of Master Craftsman's Wood Carving and Woodworking Crafts magazines. Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes will show you everything you need to know to make your own stunning canes from wood!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2020


$45.00
Touring & Sea Kayaking : The Essential Skills and Safety

ISBN: 9781565236479

Author: Ken Whiting    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

"Touring and Sea Kayaking" provides beginner and experienced kayakers with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and comfortably enjoy sea kayaking. Whet...


"Touring and Sea Kayaking" provides beginner and experienced kayakers with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and comfortably enjoy sea kayaking. Whether you're interested in touring around inland waterways, or exploring coastal waters, the stunning photography, fun illustrations, and concise descriptions drawn from expert sea kayaker, Alex Matthews, and World Champion Kayaker and best-selling author, Ken Whiting, make this book the most valuable on the sport.


Pages: 124


Dimensions: 153 x 228 mm


$34.99
Sea Kayaking Rough Waters

ISBN: 9781565236332

Author: Alex Matthews    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Learn how to paddle more safely and with more confidence. Whether you're interest is in paddling in more challenging conditions or in learning new skills and co...


Learn how to paddle more safely and with more confidence. Whether you're interest is in paddling in more challenging conditions or in learning new skills and concepts that will boost your confidence for sheltered paddling, Sea Kayaking Rough Waters will take you there. With stunning photography, fun illustrations and a gold mine of knowledge passed on by expert sea kayaker, Alex Matthews, Sea Kayaking Rough Waters is a must-have for all sea kayakers.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 126


Dimensions: 230 x 205 mm


$34.99
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