Paper Quilling Chinese Style
Paper quilling, a Western art that creates designs using paper strips in clever, inventive ways, gets an Eastern flavor in craft book Paper Quilling Chinese Style. Sure to delight the myriad and diverse group of crafters who have fallen in love with quilling, this lovely book uses traditional Chinese arts to create an array of paper quilling projects with a distinctly Chinese design. A flexible and limitless art form, paper quilling allows so much individual expression that it has attracted fans around the world. Showcasing bold and inventive use of color, composition and traditional symbols, this book is sure to bring a new level of depth and beauty to your work. With simple tools and materials easily found at most craft stores, you will be able to explore the boundaries of Western handicraft and traditional Chinese culture, and your own creativity!
Beautiful Quilling Step by Step
The quirky art of quilling?using strips of paper that have been rolled, shaped, and glued on edge to create decorative designs?is explored in this informative handbook. Combining the expertise of four quilling experts, crafters will learn how to create quilled wild flowers and fun, three-dimensional characters, how to scale down to make incredible miniatures, and how to create quilled borders and motifs to decorate papercraft or other projects. Full details on the materials and tools needed for the projects, photographic walkthroughs of the techniques utilized to complete them, and templates are also included.
The Paper Architect
Furnishes detailed instructions, removable templates with color-coded fold lines, patterns, and step-by-step photographs to help readers create twenty origami replicas of world-famous buildings, including the Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, and the Coliseum, along with colorful trivia, architectural details, and original floor plans for each building. 12,500 first printing.
Paper Cutting Book
There's a renaissance underway in the art form of cut paper, with an explosion of raw talent and an abundance of amazing work produced in the medium in recent years. This gorgeous volume features work from 26 contemporary international artists who are creating images of astonishing intricacy, using little more than paper and blade. Featuring a host of new discoveries and including art by such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan, and Thomas Allen, as well as a number of emerging practitioners, Paper Cutting is sure to engage art buffs and indie crafters alike. An in-depth introduction by paper art expert Natalie Avella illuminates the rich history of the centuries-old form, and a whimsical preface by beloved artist Rob Ryan rounds out this delightful collection.
Quilled Borders and Motifs
A wealth of ideas for quilled borders and motifs which you can use to embellish picture frames, greeting cards, gift tags, envelopes and more. Covering a range of themes that includes butterflies, frogs, flowers and weddings, this is an excellent source book for both beginners and experienced quillers.
Quilling Beauties of the Bush
Jean Woolston-Hamey's love of the Australian bush, first expressed in Quilling Australian Native Flowers, here in her second book finds expression in a collection of flowers, butterflies and other insects. Again she takes a freer approach to design than is usual in quilting, combining it with the creative use of other paper-cutting techniques. The charming flower and insect portraits which result are suitable for mounting as wall plaques, pictures and plates. Here you will find water reeds, fluffy wattle, the freshwater mangrove with its surprising crimson flowers, lemon flowering gum, tallowwood and flannel flowers, butterflies, dragonflies, ladybeetles and a variety of other colourful creatures, all illustrated in colour, with detailed instructions and diagrams.
Love Layer Cakes
There is no more indulgent treat than layers of flavoured sponge sandwiched together with scrummy fillings and decorated in the prettiest ways possible. Containing over 30 recipes for delectable sponges and mouth-watering fillings, this book provides the inspiration for years of flavoursome and fool-proof baking.
Mr Magorium s Wonder Emporium
Welcome to Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the most amazing toyshop in the world. Run by the eccentric 243 year-old Mr Magorium, the shop is loved by customers and employees alike. But when Mr. Magorium announces he's giving the shop to his young assistant Mahoney, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the Emporium. The problem is that this magical toyshop is really alive - the only rule is that to see it, you have to believe it! The official movie re-telling for younger children, with full-colour stills from the film.
Under the Ocean
As Oceano, a red sailboat, adventures around the world, readers are introduced to the diversity and extent of life that thrives in the ocean.