Countdown Calendars

Countdown Calendars

Paperback Design Collective

By (author) Design Collective

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  • Publisher: Stash Books
  • Format: Paperback | 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 201mm x 13mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 16 July 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1607051745
  • ISBN 13: 9781607051749
  • Illustrations note: full-colour illustrations throughout
  • Sales rank: 264,675

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This title features 24 delightful countdown calendar projects to make your favourite occasions even more special. Make your favourite occasions even more special. Today's top designers share their ideas and techniques on how to commemorate life's special events. Equal parts inspiration and how-to, this collection of custom-crafted countdown calendars is packed with creative ways to say '3...2...1...it's here'! It features 24 original projects for celebrating everything from Christmas to the first day of school, and even a new baby. "Countdown Calendars" also includes expert advice on sewing and embellishing techniques.

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The Design Collective is an exciting new series of craft sewing books that showcase the work of a group of fresh, contemporary designers.

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Don t know about you, but Jake is a sucker for Advent calendars. Every Dec.1, she drags out this wooden box thingy with a gazillion small drawers, and for 25 days she tortures her daughter with daily X-mas verses. (The nerve!) The calendars in this book are the fabric version of that wooden box o torture, but go way beyond the obvious Yuletide types. Some of our fave designers weigh in with their own versions of countdown calendars (Hey, Lisa Fulmer: Your Wedding Day Pockets is wonderful! Just had to say ), and they are pretty much clever and cute across the board. Which, after all, is what you want for any project that s supposed to appeal to the littlest critics in the house. Many of the designs are adaptable for adult tastes as well. Think about a retirement countdown with honey-dos stuck in each pocket, or a baby countdown stuffed with new mommy tips and treats or even a count-up calendar to mark the steps accomplished on the way to a goal. (Maybe a pedicure coupon for every 10 pounds of weight loss?) Besides the variety of styles and designs, this is a whole lotta book for not much money, compared to many new titles out there now. Spend your money safely on this one., http: //generationqmagazine.com/,7/13/2011"