Author: Karoline Hoffmeister
Publisher: GRÄFE UND UNZER
Wohnst du noch, oder strickst du schon? Der DIY-Trend hat schon lange auch die heimischen Hallen erobert - denn was gibt es Schöneres, als auch die eigenen vier Wände kreativ zu gestalten und mit selbstgestrickten Wohnaccessoires zu dekorieren? Durch überraschende Ideen, stilvolle Farbkombinationen und abwechslungsreiche Strickmuster und wird jedem Zuhause schnell eine neue, individuelle Note gegeben, dank dicker Nadeln und Garne können auch größere Projekte ruckzuck realisiert werden. Schnell ist dem alten Sofa mit neuen Kissen ein ganz neuer Look gegeben, eine kuschlige Decke gezaubert oder eine originelle Schale hergestellt. Dank der detaillierten Anleitungen und einem kurzen Einführungsteil zu den wichtigsten Grundtechniken gelingen die Modelle auch Strick(wieder)einsteigern im Handumdrehen. Ob Nützliches und Praktisches oder einfach nur Schönes für das Zuhause: Der Kreativratgeber Wohndeko stricken - Strickideen für Zuhause zeigt wie es geht!
Crochet Prayer Shawls
Author: Inc. Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
Crochet Prayer Shawls -With 15 shawls in various shapes and stitch patterns, this small hardcover book is handy for crocheters to take along. Concealed spiral binding.
Author: Debbie Bliss
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Knitting's gone to the dogs—and it's adorable! There's something for every size pup in this collection of 22 whimsical knitwear designs. The fun selection includes a classic cabled Aran pullover to keep Fido warm on cold winter days, while the “Sherlock Bones” matching cape and hat will make a bloodhound out of any breed. These are what every well-dressed dog will wear!
Decorate your home with elegant, handmade accents, as designed by top knitting designer, Erika Knight. Starting with an introduction to basic knitting techniques, and using only natural yarns, bamboo needles and the easiest stitches, Simple Knits for Easy Living demonstrates photographically every element, from casting on to increasing and decreasing. Using the simplest techniques, Erika has created a range of practical yet extremely attractive quick-to-knit textiles for the home, including cushions, throws, rugs, runners, bags and wraps. Each project is within the grasp of a complete novice knitter and almost all of them could be completed in a weekend, if not in an evening. For anyone who wants to give their house a contemporary look, and can spare the small amount of time to create these exceedingly easy textiles, Simple Knits for Easy Living is a godsend. Also available from Collins & Brown: Simple Knits for Cherished Babies (9781843404781) and Simple Knits for Little Cherubs (9781843404774).
Stylish and practical techniques that make sewing simple.
Donna Dewberry is one of the world's best-known and most highly respected decorative painters, first brushing into readers' homes with the One-Stroke painting technique that made her an instant celebrity. Her beautiful painted designs and color selections have inspired a fabric line, and now she turns her attention to quilting for the home! &break;&break;Quilters will decorate their way through each room of the house with nearly 50 fabulous projects from home decor. This book features instructions on basic quilting techniques, and step-by-step instructions, photos and illustrations for quilts throws, pillows, shams, wall hangings, toaster covers, table runners, a shower curtain, tablecloths, potholders and valances. With the beautiful coordinated projects in this book, quilters will decorate bedrooms, porches, daybeds, nurseries, bathrooms, and kitchens.
Never again chewy meat, dry fish or blend vegetables! Juicy, aromatic, tender, beautiful pink meat and a laid-back chef: Sous-vide is a cooking method that standsout with unparalleled tastes and flavors. The term comes from the French and means "under vacuum".Ingredients are placed in a plastic pouch, vacuum-sealed and then gently cooked in a water bathat an accurately regulated, low temperature. Preserving vitamins and nutrients Sous Vide prepared meals do not only taste phenomenally but are promoting a healthy lifestyle as well: Thanks to the low temperatures and the vacuum, vegetables can now be cooked in a gentle way allowing aromas and vitamins to be preserved. Stress-free cooking Your plans sometimes change on a short notice? No problem! With Sous Vide, it doesn't matter if your food stays half an hour longer inside the water bath. Thanks to Sous Vide you will always achieve the ideal doneness of your meat, fish or vegetables without ever exceeding its desired core temperature! Perfect results Those times when Sous Vide has been accessible to the award-winning cuisine exclusively are over! Today, the required equipment is affordable to anyone. If you don't even want to invest anything initially, a pot, thermometer, zip bag and a constant heat source will do the trick for the start as well. In this book, I will guide you through the basics of Sous Vide cooking, introduce you to the required equipment and present you various tasty and foolproof recipes for meat, fish, vegetables, sides and deserts. Discover Sous Vide for your own kitchen and amaze yourself, your family and even the most demanding guests. What are you waiting for?
Author: Kathleen O'Brien
Author Kathleen O'Brien brings 30-plus years as an award-winning educator, writer, strategic planner, and project consultant in the sustainable building field to her work as Founder of the EMERGE Leadership Project. Through this project, O'Brien has been providing leadership development support including training, mentoring, and tools to green building professionals and advocates with the ultimate goal of making this world a better place for all living species, now and into the future. Members of the sustainable building community who have participated in EMERGE programs have successfully launched policy initiatives, commercial enterprises, professional career transitions, community projects and more. The sustainability coordinator of one leading design firm has called EMERGE training "life-altering." Now, O'Brien shares the strategic leadership model that is at the core of EMERGE programs, along with case studies, practical guidance, a personal leadership development template, and bonus exercises to assist you on your personal leadership journey.