Favorite crafting books

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  1. mom2kbeth

    mom2kbeth New Member

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    Since we are putting together a list of craft supply sources, I thought it would be good to also put together a list of our favorite craft books. If everyone can post their favorite titles and authors to the thread, i iwll organize them in the OP based on craft types and then can sticky this so we have everything all in one place :)

    Bendies:
    Felt Wee Folk - Salley Mavor


    Sewn felt items
    The Nature Corner - M. Leeuwen and J. Moeskops
    Felt Craft - Petra Berger
    Sewing Tiny Toys: Create your own bean bag and plush toys. By Carolyn Vosburg Hall. - Has directions and patterns for 52 animals or other small toys. Includes horse, fish, reptiles, ladybug, birds, bear, kangaroo, lion, sheep.
    Soft Amimals A-Z -
    Sew a Dinosaur: 21 playful prehistoric beasts to follow you home. By Michelle Lipson. Shows different techniques for making dinosaurs or dino-related toys and wearables. Has patterns for various soft dinosaurs and shows how to make an egg that opens for a baby dinosaur to "crack" and emerge.

    Needle felting/wet felting
    Magic Wool and More Magic Wool - Angelika Wolk-Gerche
    The Felting Needle -


    Polymer clay techniques
    Food Displays -Sue Heaser
    Making Minature Foods and Market Stalls-Angie Scarr
    Books by the following authors:
    Barbara McGuire, Donna Kato, Sue Heaser, Emma Ralph, Nan Roche, Dottie McMillan, Lisa Pavelka, Judy Belcher, Sarajane Helm, Irene Semachunk Dean

    Doll making/accessories
    Baby Dolls and their Clothes: Dozens of projects to make. By Valeria Ferrari. Has patterns and directions for making basic Waldorf-style soft dolls, their clothes and a few toys.
    Kinderdolls
    Sock Doll Workshop
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  2. PolkaDot

    PolkaDot My Little Pixie!

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    Salley Mavor did Felt Wee Folk:)

    Angelika Wolk-Gerche for the Magic Wool.

    To add to the list:)

    Food Displays -Sue Heaser

    Making Minature Foods and Market Stalls-Angie Scarr
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    PolkaDot My Little Pixie!

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    M. Leeuwen and J. Moeskops wrote Nature Corner.
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    mom2kbeth New Member

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    i know there are more book out there! everyone list your favorites!
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    Baby Dolls and their Clothes: Dozens of projects to make. By Valeria Ferrari. Has patterns and directions for making basic Waldorf-style soft dolls, their clothes and a few toys.

    Sewing Tiny Toys: Create your own bean bag and plush toys. By Carolyn Vosburg Hall. (already in OP, but without author). Has directions and patterns for 52 animals or other small toys. Includes horse, fish, reptiles, ladybug, birds, bear, kangaroo, lion, sheep.

    Sew a Dinosaur: 21 playful prehistoric beasts to follow you home. By Michelle Lipson. Shows different techniques for making dinosaurs or dino-related toys and wearables. Has patterns for various soft dinosaurs and shows how to make an egg that opens for a baby dinosaur to "crack" and emerge.
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    Lori_Eustis New Member

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    My favorite doll books are:

    Kinderdolls
    Sock Doll Workshop
  7. warneral

    warneral Don't Sell Me Fabric!!

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    should we put pics and ISBN's of our japanese craft books? I should be getting some in a few weeks.
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    mom2kbeth New Member

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    Definitely! I'll post my 2 tonight
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    PenguinTrax Perpetually organizing...

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    Clay book authors that I recommend: Barbara McGuire, Donna Kato, Sue Heaser, Emma Ralph, Nan Roche, Dottie McMillan, Lisa Pavelka, Judy Belcher, Sarajane Helm, Irene Semachunk Dean
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    ChantingMama The Divine Miss M

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