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A Little Crafty, a Little Crazy

Crafting for grownups.

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Super Crafty: Over 75 Amazing How-To Projects
TT157.S866 2005
Projects designed for all skill levels and ages as well as a handy crafting survival guide. Get crafty and surprise your friends with a handmade sock monkey or bedecked ladybug bike helmet.
 
Berger, Shoshana
How to Make (Almost) Everything: A Do-It-Yourself Primer
TT157.B4285 2005x
If you love ReadyMade magazine, you will love this collection of projects featuring recycled materials. Not only can you transform your pile of old phonebooks into a coffee table, but also learn some recycling facts.
 
Jackson, Julie
Cross Stitch: 33 Designs for Your Surly Side
TT778.C76 J33 2006
Tired of the cheerful little cross stitched projects adorning your walls? Just as the title promises, stitch saucy phrases with sweet and simple designs.
 
Kramer, Leah
Craftster Guide to Nifty, Thrifty, and Kitschy Crafts: Fifty Fabulous Projects from the Fifties and Sixties
TT157.K64 2006
Including loads of vintage photographs and easy to follow instructions; recreate your favorite kitschy projects. Discover how to enhance your bathroom décor by constructing your own mermaid tissue cover or get some use out your tie collection by making a necktie apron!
 
Lubelski, Nava
The Starving Artist's Way: Easy Projects for Low-Budget Living
TT157.L73 2004
Design projects that look great and cost next to nothing. Create some Pop Art influenced wall hangings or a Dadaesque picture frame. If you're on a budget and in need of redecorating, consider yourself rescued.
 
Oldham, Todd
Handmade Modern: Mid-Century Inspired Projects for Your Home
qTT157.O475 2005x
Revisit modernist designs and find out how to make the most out of your small space. Each project is rated by skill level; be cautious however, this is much more useful for the seasoned crafter.
 
Packham, Jo
Kitschy Crafts: A Celebration of Overlooked 20th Century Crafts
TT157.P223 2006
No household should be without macramé plant hangers, string-art or crocheted doilies and this book is the one thing between you and that dream. Revive and relive only the kitschiest crafts from the past.
 
Railla, Jean
Get Crafty: Hip Home Ec
TX147 .R25 2004
This is definitely not your mom's home ec handbook. Get ideas for knitting a bikini, hosting a dinner party and tips for buying thrift store goods. Not only will you find inspiration to get crafty, learn to balance domesticity and feminism.
 

Updated: 1/7/2010