Monday, December 9, 2013

9th Day of Book House's 25 Days of Holiday Must-Haves: Do-it-Yourself Books

Homemade Gifts by DK
Containing more than 70 projects, from candle making and crocheting to paper-crafts and baking, Handmade Gifts is the perfect guide to making handcrafted items that people will love. Each project is clearly explained using simple step-by-step images along with photographs of the finished item and variations on how to make each piece unique. There are even ideas for green and up-cycled gifts.

Fashion Timeline Journal by the Victoria and Albert Museum
This exquisite journal features color fashion illustrations from throughout the 20th century and comes with a pretty ribbon marker. The special fold-out fashion timeline nestled at back can be removed and displayed on a bookshelf, mantel, or desk.
Made By Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff by Scott Bedford
Bedford presents 67 unique projects that will turn any dad with DIY leanings into a mad scientist hero.

Knit your own Moustache by Vicky Eams
Knit your way to a new secret identity; dress to impress with a unique woolly beard, wig or moustache; become a dapper dandy, pirate or even a rabbit with this great book that includes 20 knit and crochet disguises.