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The DIY and Crafts Book List

Find books that will inspire you to cultivate your time and learn new things! These craft and hobby books will teach you everything from woodworking to embroidering.

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    Small Garden Style Book Cover Picture
    Small Garden Style Book Cover Picture

    Small Garden Style

    by Isa Hendry Eaton and Jennifer Blaise Kramer

    Petite gardens align with the movement to live smaller and create a life with less stuff and more room for living. But a more eco-friendly and efficient space doesn’t have to sacrifice style. In Small Garden Style, garden designer Isa Hendry Eaton and lifestyle writer Jennifer Blaise Kramer show you how to use good design to create a joyful, elegant, and exciting yet compact outdoor living space for entertaining or relaxing.
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    Small Garden Style Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $22.00

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    Everyday Watercolor Book Cover Picture

    Everyday Watercolor

    by Jenna Rainey

    This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days.
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    Everyday Watercolor Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $22.99

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    A Well-Crafted Home Book Cover Picture
    A Well-Crafted Home Book Cover Picture

    A Well-Crafted Home

    by Janet Crowther

    A Well-Crafted Home includes simple, creative details that will tailor a space to your taste. More than just “DIY” crafts, these carefully designed projects call for good materials–like linen, leather, and wood–so the finished product will last you a lifetime.
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    A Well-Crafted Home Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $22.99

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    Modern Macrame

    by Emily Katz

    The ultimate guide to creating and styling modern macramé projects in the home from top creative tastemaker and sought-after macramé artist Emily Katz.
    Modern Macrame Book Cover Picture
    Modern Macrame Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Elemental Knits Book Cover Picture

    Elemental Knits

    by Courtney Spainhower

    Elemental Knits is for women who aspire to be ever stylish, more comfortable, and less wasteful. With knitwear designer Courtney Spainhower, you’ll craft an appearance that truly reflects your spirit with a collection of 20 knitting patterns designed to enhance your wardrobe year-round.
    Elemental Knits Book Cover Picture
    Elemental Knits Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.99

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    Embroidered Botanicals Book Cover Picture
    Embroidered Botanicals Book Cover Picture

    Embroidered Botanicals

    by Yumiko Higuchi

    Japanese artist Yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair. With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, this book will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a fresh and unique offering for those experienced with needle and thread.
    Embroidered Botanicals Book Cover Picture
    Embroidered Botanicals Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $21.95

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    Punched

    by Stacie Schaat

    Discover the craft of punch needle as seen through the eyes of a contemporary artist giving the technique fresh, modern appeal. Yellow Spool’s Stacie Schaat shares all you need to know to take a stab in Punched.
    Punched Book Cover Picture
    Punched Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $24.99

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    Woodcraft

    by Barn the Spoon

    Looking for a simpler, more natural way of working with wood? Create beautiful wooden objects from fresh green wood by becoming skilled in the crafts of whittling, ax-based furniture making, turning, and weaving.
    Woodcraft Book Cover Picture
    Woodcraft Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $30.00

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    Embroider Your Life Book Cover Picture
    Embroider Your Life Book Cover Picture

    Embroider Your Life

    by Nathalie Mornu

    With 150 motifs designed by 20 of today’s most popular embroidery artists selected from Instagram and Etsy, learn the simplest embroidery stitches and techniques, and see the creative ways the motifs can be used to personalize your head-to-toe wearables, accessories, and items for your home.
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    Embroider Your Life Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.95

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    The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches Book Cover Picture
    The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches Book Cover Picture

    The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches

    by Tracey Todhunter

    The perfect resource for new and experienced crocheters alike, The Step-By-Step Guide To 200 Crochet Stitches offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted, and photographed instructions.
    The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches Book Cover Picture
    The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $22.99

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    Make and Mend

    by Jessica Marquez

    An exquisite, full-color guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, accessories, and home textiles.
    Make and Mend Book Cover Picture
    Make and Mend Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $18.99

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    Seasonal Flower Arranging Book Cover Picture
    Seasonal Flower Arranging Book Cover Picture

    Seasonal Flower Arranging

    by Ariella Chezar and Julie Michaels

    This lavishly photographed book from renowned floral designer Ariella Chezar provides step-by-step instructions for 39 seasonal floral arrangements and projects that celebrate the splendor of flowers, the bounty of the changing seasons, and the wild beauty of nature in your home.
    Seasonal Flower Arranging Book Cover Picture
    Seasonal Flower Arranging Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Crepe Paper Flowers Book Cover Picture
    Crepe Paper Flowers Book Cover Picture

    Crepe Paper Flowers

    by Lia Griffith

    With 30 projects and an introduction to both crafting paper flowers and working with crepe paper, this book is full of inspiration and expert advice for beginners. If you have a Cricut Maker, you can download the templates to your machine so you can enjoy your own homemade bouquets in no time.
    Crepe Paper Flowers Book Cover Picture
    Crepe Paper Flowers Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.99

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    Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling Book Cover Picture
    Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling Book Cover Picture

    Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling

    by Melanie Abrantes

    Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and connect with the outdoors. Choose from a dozen projects with bespoke details, all are designed to be useful at home or while camping. And because these objects are small, they require only a few hours and a tool or two to complete.
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    Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $16.00

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    The Gift of Calligraphy Book Cover Picture

    The Gift of Calligraphy

    by Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls

    An easy-to-follow guide to learning the art of calligraphy, with 25 gorgeously photographed projects that use calligraphy to make beautiful gifts and home décor.
    The Gift of Calligraphy Book Cover Picture
    The Gift of Calligraphy Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Good Clean Fun Book Cover Picture

    Good Clean Fun

    by Nick Offerman

    After two New York Times bestsellers, Nick Offerman—woodworker, actor, comedian, and co-host of NBC’s crafting competition series Making It—returns with the subject for which he’s known best—his incredible real-life woodshop.
    Good Clean Fun Book Cover Picture
    Good Clean Fun Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $37.00

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    Weaving Within Reach Book Cover Picture

    Weaving Within Reach

    by Anne Weil

    From complete beginner to intermediate, Weaving Within Reach allows you to craft at your comfort level, even if you don’t yet know the difference between the warp and the weft.
    Weaving Within Reach Book Cover Picture
    Weaving Within Reach Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $19.99

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