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    DescriptionFor nearly 20 years, home crafters have turned to the pages of "Martha Stewart Living" for all kinds of crafts projects, each presented in the magazine's inimitable style. Now, the best of those projects, including step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs, have been collected into a single encyclopedia. Organized by topic from A to Z, "Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts" contains complete instructions and brief histories for more than 30 techniques, detailed descriptions of the necessary tools and materials, and easy-to-copy templates. Martha and her team of crafts editors guide readers through each subject, from botanical pressing and decoupage to rubber stamping and wreaths, with characteristic clarity and unparalleled attention to detail. Crafters of all skill and experience levels will appreciate the many variations presented for each technique. For example, candlemaking presents a comprehensive array of poured, rolled, and cutout candles, including instructions for making your own one-of-a-kind rubber candle molds, floating candles, sand candles, and more. Each craft in the book takes on charming new dimensions with innovations that could come only from the team behind "Martha Stewart Living." In addition, each entry in "Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts" is chock-full of tips and advice. Handy glossaries in the entries-such as a comprehensive gem glossary, a glitter glossary, and a color glossary for making tinted wax-are valuable references that crafters will refer to again and again. What's more, the Tools and Materials section outlines the best essential supplies that every crafter needs to have on hand, and the Sources pages clue readers in to the vendors and suppliers that the magazine's crafts editors rely on most. Filled with solid technical know-how, and presented with gorgeous color photographs, this handy guide can be read page by page and kept as a lasting reference by crafters and artisans alike.


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    Title
    Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts
    Subtitle
    An A-To-Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martha Stewart, Edited by Martha Stewart Living Magazine
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,950 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780307450579
    ISBN 10: 0307450570
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    DC21: 745.5
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    BIC subject category V2: WF
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14210
    BISAC V2.8: CRA000000
    DC22: 745.5
    B&T Approval Code: A04500000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA032000
    LC classification: TT157 .M39145 2009
    Thema V1.0: WF
    Illustrations note
    1,000 4-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS 100-200 B&W ILLUSTRATIONS
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Potter Style
    Publication date
    31 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Martha Stewart is the author of dozens of bestselling books on cooking, entertaining, gardening, weddings, and decorating. She is the host of The Martha Stewart Show, the successful daily syndicated television show. Martha Stewart Living magazine was first published in 1990. Over the years, more than three dozen books have been published by its editors. The crafts website is marthastewartcrafts.com.