The perfect weekend craft for anyone -- with or without painting skills -- using readily available paints and the simplest equipment. More than 20 fabulous step-by-step projects, plus dozens of additional creative ideas for painting a wide variety of glassware. A new-generation glass painting book featuring a variety of easy techniques for both contemporary and traditional designs. -- back cover.
“Like other titles in this series, Davis’s work concentrates on enjoyable projects that can be completed successfully in a short period of time. Socks, hats, mittens, and vests —all are represented here by patterns that feature good-quality yarns in natural fibers and do not sacrifice quality for quickness. Highly recommended.”—Library Journal.
Turn your crafting into a career! 2015 Crafter's Market is the perfect start to your crafting career. Thousands of artists and writers have relied on us to develop their careers and navigate the changing landscape of their fields using our sister publications, Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market and Writer's Market. For the first time, that same resource is available for crafters! The 2015 Crafter's Market introduces a whole world of possibilities for marketing your craft! Expand your business with these resources: • Complete, up-to-date information for more than 1,000 craft market resources, including craft shows, magazines, book publishers, online marketplaces and more! • Markets for a variety of crafts, including quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet, papercrafting and jewelry making. • Articles on the basics of freelancing--from basic copyright information to tips on promoting your work. • Informative articles on social media marketing, wholesale and consignment sales and pricing your crafts. • Inspiring and informative interviews with successful craft professionals such as Tula Pink and Margot Potter.
Show off your children's cherished artistic masterpieces, and incorporate their creativity into your daily life. From ideas for organization and preservation to projects for clocks, albums, and enchanted wainscoting, here are dozens of unusual ways to take kids' art to another level. Every inspiring page presents the work of real children, and the crafts come with easy-to-follow instructions and templates where needed. Using transfer material, take that pretty picture your daughter drew and put the design on a cup and saucer. Showcase the illustrations of many children at once with a family-style calendar or knit a child's design onto a sweater. Every time you look at these projects, they'll warm your heart.
Turn Your Crafting Into a Career! All over the world, creatives are turning their hobby into their livelihoods--and Crafter's Market offers the competitive edge you need to make your craft your career. This comprehensive guide will introduce you to a new world of possibilities for taking your craft to the next level. To help you on your journey, this edition is updated with fresh resources, such as: • Over 250 new listings for complete, up-to-date contacts and submission guidelines for more than 1,500 craft market resources, including craft shows, publishers, marketplaces, and more! • Informative, inspirational articles on building your brand, customer communication, teaching classes, getting press coverage, photographing your goods, and more, from successful craft business owners. • Actions you can take today to grow your business now, no matter your creative medium--quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet, papercraft, or jewelry making! Whether you're looking to expand your online presence or you're just beginning to think about how to turn your weekend hobby into a side business, Crafter's Market is the complete resource for creative professionals.
Learn to make creative costumes designed just for adults -- everything from a sublime dancing queen to a fierce samurai warrior is included. Also contains directions for how to set the appropriate atmosphere for a halloween party depending on the theme.