• The cover of the book Geomorphia

    Geomorphia

    The ebb of the coloring book frenzy has happily separated the wheat from the chaff, and only the best remain. At the top of the list is this wondrous, new single-sided book featuring the polymorphous, intricately detailed, and always stunning images from the creator of three previous transporting books: Fantomorphia, Mythomorphia, and Animorphia.

     
  • The cover of the book Let's Make Comics!

    Let's Make Comics!

    If you know (or are) that person who’s been yakking about wanting to create comics but hasn’t gotten the oomph to do it, this is the perfect book. It’s fun! It’s funny! It’s interactive! Best of all, your guide is a rad cartoonist and comic book maker who offers lessons on all the essentials necessary to charge down the creative highway.

     
  • The cover of the book The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

    The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

    Indulge in the playful art of a modern, more forgiving style of calligraphy that enables you to letter outside the traditional box with creative flourishes and neat imprecision. The artist behind the Pigeon Letters website shares all her expertise, from choosing pens and paper to templates for labels and cards, all designed to unlock the unbridled calligrapher.

     
  • The cover of the book World of Flowers

    World of Flowers

    The reigning ink evangelist (pens, not pixels!) lures the heart and hand into a dazzling floral adventure of fantastical realms of flowers and plants from around the globe. Her illustrations of exotic locales, from floating gardens of water poppies in South Africa to enchanted fairytale gardens, will colorize and warm many a cold winter night.

     
  • The cover of the book The Gift of Calligraphy

    The Gift of Calligraphy

    Another master calligrapher invites you to bask in the allure of lettering with 25 gorgeously photographed projects from invitations to wall art to tote bags. Imasa-Stukuls begins with the ABCs—literally demonstrating how to create a simple alphabet—and then guides the reader step-by-step through the delightful projects.

     
  • The cover of the book Crepe Paper Flowers

    Crepe Paper Flowers

    The doyenne of DIY crafts focuses on flowers in this collection of 30 projects that showcase the magic of crafting with paper. Griffith focuses on crepe paper because it’s malleable and forgiving, making it the perfect material for beginners. For the fully supplied crafter who owns a Cricut Maker, downloadable templates are available for free on Griffith’s website.

     
  • The cover of the book Make and Mend

    Make and Mend

    This exquisite guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique, shows how—with just a needle and thread—you can save your favorite sweater, add pizzazz to your home, and save the planet. According to Marquez, Americans throw away about 70 pounds of clothing and other textiles every year, but with her inspiration, we can make more, buy less, and hold on to things we cherish.

     
  • The cover of the book Weaving Within Reach

    Weaving Within Reach

    The 30 modern weaving projects presented by expert pattern designer and creator of the blog Flax & Twine allow even the beginner to create boutique-worthy earrings, clutches, pillows, and more. Even better: for the beginning projects, no loom is required! For the intermediate, Weil provides more designs for a frame loop.

     
  • The cover of the book Creative Thread

    Creative Thread

    Royal School of Needlework-trained professional embroiderer Jo Dixey offers a project-by-project guide that will rev up the reader’s creativity quotient. Each one introduces new embroidery stitches and techniques to make one-off pieces of art, embellish clothing, and craft beautiful gifts.

     
  • The cover of the book Woodworking

    Woodworking

    A stunning collection of woodworking projects by a husband-and-wife team melds rustic Italian style with Scandinavian design. This is the perfect gift for a couple, for your Rosie-the-Riveter friend, or for the man who really doesn’t need another tie. Striking photography and step-by-step instructions make it nice and easy.