Have you ever admired a quilt with lots of pieces that came together into perfect points and wondered, "How did they do that?" Or maybe you've heard of the quilting technique called paper piecing, but thought it looked too hard? Paper piecing isn't hard! You just need the right instruction from an expert! Confident beginner quilters can easily learn the paper-piecing quilting technique with expert Nancy McNally in this Learn to Paper Piece Annie's video class. With thorough instruction and detailed demonstrations, Nancy will guide you past those common fears and teach you the paper piecing technique so that you, too, can make amazing quilts with perfect points every time. To get you started, Nancy will demonstrate step-by-step how to complete an easy 7-piece pot holder. Then you'll progress with her to complete the featured project, the amazing Compass Quilt block. This class includes detailed instructions, cutting charts and numbered piecing patterns to create three projects -- a tulip pot holder, an autumn table topper and compass quilt wall hanging. Add the paper-piecing technique to your quilting skills today. Soon you'll be making precisely pieced quilts with perfect points to impress your family and quilting friends! In this class, you'll learn:; How to accurately measure, label and organize fabric and paper units; The fail safe paper-piecing method of sew, crease, press and trim; How to safely tear away paper patterns; How to make an easy 7-piece starter project -- a tulip pot holder; How to make a gorgeous 14-piece quilt block to create a stunning Compass Quilt wall hanging; How to fix mistakes; How to create a design wall for "auditioning" your quilt block layouts Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Do you love to crochet granny squares and other motifs but often struggle when it comes time to join those motifs together? If this question strikes a chord, this class was designed with you in mind. Work alongside crochet expert Ellen Gormley as she teaches 11 versatile joining techniques that will showcase those motifs you've lovingly crocheted. First Ellen starts with sewing motifs together and then moves to joining them with crochet. Several variations of each method are included. Last you will learn multiple join-as-you-go techniques for that no-sew approach everyone loves. Finally, Ellen will wrap up the class by demonstrating the joining method used for the great projects included in the class: the Annabelle Baby Blanket, the Barbara Lacy Scarf and the Portia Pillow Sleeve. In this class you'll learn how to:; Provide sturdy joins well-suited to square motifs by whipstitching motifs together through either inner or outer loops.; Create an invisible, durable seam with the mattress stitch. ; Add minimal bulk by crocheting motifs together with slip stitches. ; Achieve a raised decorative outline around motifs with single crochet through the front or back loop. ; Eliminate hours of joining motifs at the end of your project using the ever popular join-as-you-go method with slip stitches and the drop-hook-and-join technique.; Create a decorative look by connecting motifs with the twisted vine join.; Execute a lacy result by joining motifs using taller stitches. Class includes complete instructions to make three exclusive projects: Annabelle Blanket, Barbara Lacy Scarf and Portia Pillow Sleeve. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Upcycling is one of today's hottest trends in crafting. Join the fun by learning how to upcycle and refashion sweaters from thrift store sweaters or even sweaters you crocheted or knit that no longer fit or are outdated! Imagine turning that sweater you lovingly crocheted for your then 6-year-old daughter into a tablet tote for your now 9-year-old daughter! She'll be thrilled to see that beloved outgrown sweater turned into a tote she can use every day! And you'll be delighted that your handmade item will be used for years to come. Or take that favorite Christmas sweater you can't bear to part with and transform it into a tree skirt and ornaments you'll use again and again! That's the joy of upcycling -- you get years of use out of an otherwise unused item! In this video class, you'll learn how to:; Use basic sewing techniques and supplies to create upcycled projects.; Make easy no-sew boot toppers.; Sew trendy beanie hats for everyone in the family with a single seam!; Add a cozy touch to any room with perfectly coordinated sweater pillows.; Create a wine bottle gift bag in just 5 minutes!; Keep your pet stylish with a handsome doggy sweater.; Make a pair of warm fleece-lined mittens. ; Turn a cardigan into a handy tablet tote.; Transform a patterned sweater into a gorgeous Christmas tree skirt with ornaments! Class includes complete step-by-step instructions and materials lists for each of the nine class projects. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Few crochet stitches have intrigued crocheters like the Bavarian stitch! This beautiful, two-round stitch comprised of treble shells and decreases allows you to crochet harmonious and striking color combinations. Expert crocheter Jenny King, the discoverer of this mystery stitch, traveled all the way from Australia to Annie's studio to create this class. With Aussie humor and friendliness, she'll take you, step-by-step, through the technique of how to master this impressive stitch. Crochet along with Jenny King as she demonstrates how to work the stitch in various ways starting with the easiest method, working in rounds. As you progress through the class, you'll learn the techniques to work in strips and in a square to create the seven exclusive projects showcased in this video. In this class, you'll learn: ; The fascinating mystery behind the Bavarian stitch and how Jenny discovered it; How to work the basic Bavarian stitch; How to work in the round to create a stretchy headband; How to work in strips to stitch a pretty cowl, scarf and shrug; How to work in a square to create blankets, sweaters and more; How to crochet a headband, coordinating cloche and neck warmer, scarf, shrug, baby blanket and baby sweater, all in Bavarian crochet Class includes a collection of seven exquisite patterns that will even impress your fellow crocheters! Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Many Europeans knit in what's called "Continental Style." In this technique, you hold and "throw" the yarn with your left hand, which often translates into faster, easier and more even knitting. Knowing Continental Knitting will build skills that will make more advanced techniques including stranded knitting, lace and cables easier to learn and master. Join expert Lena Skvagerson in this all-new Annie's video class, Learn Continental Knitting. In this class, you'll learn how to: ; Comfortably hold the yarn and needles in your hands.; Work the long-tail cast-on and Norwegian cast-on.; Cast-on using regular needles, double-point needles and a circular needle.; See how the Norwegian cast-on creates a sturdy but stretchy edge great for edges on socks and hat.; Knit, purl and create attractive texture by working rib stitch, moss stitch and seed stitch.; Work a stretchy 2 x 2 rib and a smoother 1 x 1 rib.; Increase and decrease. ; Pick up stitches and bind off. ; Create a very even, smooth seam ideal for joining two pieces together with the 3-needle bind-off.; Work a simple cable design. ; Work easy stranded knitting with a Fair Isle swatch. Class includes complete step-by-step instructions and materials list for the Nordkapp Textured Hoodie. It's the perfect project for practicing and mastering your newfound Continental Knitting skills! Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Quilters don't need to choose between machine quilting and hand quilting—you can do both! Many machine quilters are discovering the rhythm and relaxation that comes with hand quilting their sewn-together projects. In this class, quilters of all types and experience levels will gain valuable insight from expert Pepper Cory into traditional and modern hand quilting styles and techniques. This class includes step-by-step instructions and diagrams for completing three exclusive quilting projects: Flagstones & Heather Quilt, Modern Twist Table Runner and Sashiko-Style Pillow. In this class, you'll learn how to:; Choose which materials and marking tools work best for hand quilting.; Choose a design to complement your quilt.; Transfer a design onto your quilt with marking tools.; Keep all three layers together with pin and thread basting.; Size and customize a stencil design to your quilt.; Create a paper model of your border design.; Keep your back and body comfortable during quilting.; Work the rocking stitch and make small, even stitches.; Work the Sashiko-inspired big stitch, also called utility quilting.; Impress judges at quilt shows with Pepper's "5 E's of Quilting."; And much more! Quilters able to complete confident beginner level projects will successfully be able to learn the skills and techniques taught in this class. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
If you cringe when handing over your precious quilts to someone else to finish, then it's time to learn how to finish them yourself using your domestic sewing machine. Machine-quilting expert Wendy Sheppard remembers what it's like to learn how to machine quilt—the fear and frustration, but more importantly, the satisfaction at learning valuable machine-quilting skills. Her experience and expertise will guide you and give you the confidence to beautifully quilt your projects. In this quilting class, you will: ; Discover which threads, needles, batting and notions work best with machine quilting; Learn how to securely start and stop stitching; Discover how to imprint quilt motifs in your brain before taking them to the sewing machine; Practice and learn straight-line stitching close together and far apart parallel lines, corners and crosshatching; Learn free-motion quilting techniques stippling, swirly vines, interchanging vine, allover swirls, jester's hat, single and double echoing, and pebbles. Practice each quilting technique as you create a 24" x 24" tone-on-tone sampler wall hanging included in the class. Learning these techniques and quilting motifs will greatly enhance and broaden your ability to finish your quilts, allowing you to add more texture, depth and beauty to your quilted creations. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Has your kiddo been getting along better with animals over other children? Does he have a wacky and energetic personality? Is he also highly observant and have strong deduction skills? Well then he sounds like the world's greatest pet detective, Ace Ventura!When nature calls for help your tiny detective can throw on this outfit and solve the case in no time. With this colorful floral button up and a zany pair of red/black striped pants, your little one will match the eccentric look of Ventura with ease. Although, the cherry on top that will really bring this costume together is the wig! It is designed to look like the iconic hairdo that sat atop Ace's head throughout the majority of his movies. Once you style the wig a bit your kiddo will have the perfect hair piece that matches his hyperactive personality! This costume kit even comes with an official pet detective license! This license will allow your youngster to take the lead on any missing animal case, without having to argue with the local police department. Now all your toddler needs is a strong pair of black biker boots. One, to complete this comedic transformation, and two, in order to prepare him for adventures where ever his detective skills are needed!Allllriiighty then, your kiddo is all ready to go out and rescue any animal in danger! Grab a few accessories, like a stuffed animal companion and maybe a pair of sunglasses, to make the costume even more unique. Your little one will be the furthest thing from a 'Loo-hoo-ser-her' when he's walking around as the most celebrated pet detective in the world!
Crocheted cables are often considered challenging. You'll be surprised and pleased to learn that cables are made with the basic stitches you already know! Expert Jennifer Pionk will take you step by step through the process as you build your confidence and crochet three impressive patterns. First you'll learn all about the structure of cables and how they can stack vertically as well as move horizontally. Your first project is the Staggered Cables Scarf as you begin you cables adventure. Once you master the skills in the scarf, you'll move on to the Modern Fingerless Mitts to learn slightly more advanced techniques. The Intertwined Jewels Cabled Pillow takes what you've learned with the first two projects and allows you to complete this stylish home decor accent. You'll finish off the pillow with trendy tassels! In this class you'll learn how to: ; Understand the structure of cables.; Work front and back post stitches with confidence.; Control your tension and minimize gaps.; Create movement in your fabric with intertwined cables.; Crochet a stretchy cuff and thumb gusset.; Make three simply gorgeous cable projects. Class includes complete instructions to make three exclusive projects: Staggered Cables Scarf, Modern Twist Fingerless Mitts and Intertwined Jewels Cabled Pillow. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Tatting has been around for over 200 years and continues to be a treasured needlecraft and art many crocheters, knitters and other stitchers enjoy. You, too, can learn this delicate and elegant craft with the clear and detailed video instruction taught by Learn to Tat author Janette Baker. Janette's method of teaching traditional shuttle tatting applies to both right and left-handed people. With just a few basic supplies in hand, Janette will clearly and easily demonstrate for you all the beginning tatting skills and techniques including: ; Tatting supplies you'll need How to read tatting patterns and charts; How to properly hold and wind the shuttle and thread; How to tat the double stitch; How to create tatted rings; How to add picots to rings; How to join rings together; How to tat consecutive rings into pretty trims; How to make chains; How to add beads to tatting When you complete this video class, you'll have gained the confidence and knowledge to venture out into the wonderful world of tatting and start making your own beautiful lace projects! This class includes eight exclusive tatting projects for trims, jewelry, flower adornments, cards and much more. No previous crochet or needlework experience is needed to take and enjoy this beginner-level class. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Embroidery is a traditional needlecraft used to create decorative pieces and also to embellish quilts, sewn projects and much more. Now you can learn the art of hand embroidery with Pearl Louise Krush as she demonstrates 16 beautiful decorative and outline stitches step by step, and explains which tools and materials to use, how to hoop your fabric, and project finishing tips. In this class you'll learn:; Which embroidery tools and supplies work best for beginners; How to hoop fabric to keep it taut; How to transfer designs onto fabric to stitch; 6 outline stitches: Stem stitch, backstitch, blanket stitch, chain stitch, couching stitch and running stitch; 10 decorative stitches: Satin stitch, lazy daisy stitch, straight stitch, cross stitch, fern stitch, feather stitch, woven stitch, bullion stitch, and French and colonial knots; How to frame an embroidered sampler piece; How to stitch designs to create pot holders, napkins, linens, ornaments and more Class projects include a spring collection with a sampler, pincushion and scissors holder; a summer collection with a sampler, pot holder and kitchen towel; an autumn collection with a sampler, shopping tote and bread cloth; and a winter collection with a sampler, ornament and pillowcase. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
We bet that you'll be surprised to know that your little one and everyone's favorite character from The Goonies, Sloth Fratelli, are very similar. If you're sitting there, scratching your head, thinking, "huh?" then we'll be happy to explain why your tiny tyke and Sloth could be BFF's...Sloth is a man of very few words, in fact, he only speaks about 5 phrases, which is most likely comparable to your child's vocabulary. Secondly, food is a very big motivator for Sloth. Before Chunk's family adopted him, Sloth's favorite time of the day was when someone would slide a meal into his room. We're willing to bet that your kiddo loves eating too! More specifically, Sloth loves eating yummy Baby Ruth chocolate bars and given the choice between a nutritious meal and a Baby Ruth bar, don't you think your little guy would pick the sweet treat too? So, did we convince you that your child and Sloth have enough in common to become buddies? If so, outfit your youngster in this Sloth costume for toddlers.This officially licensed The Goonies costume will completely transform your little man into everyone's favorite suspender-wearing Fratelli brother. This costume looks like three different pieces but it's actually just one jumpsuit. The padded muscle-arms will keep your child warm while they are out collecting pint-sized candy bars. Just use the Velcro tabs to fasten the plush headpiece under your tyke's chin and escort him on his very own adventure so he can score enough Baby Ruth bars to last him the whole year!
Cross stitch is a time-honored needlecraft that has been popular for hundreds of years. Now you can discover the appeal of this traditional craft that has endured the test of time. Join expert Belinda Karls-Nace as she explores and explains the art of counted cross stitch. From a thorough explanation of fabrics, threads, needles and notions, to demonstrations on completing all the various cross stitches and French knots, Belinda explains this needlecraft in outstanding detail, making it easy for anyone to learn. In this class, you’ll learn how to:; Read a cross stitch chart and written pattern; Work cross stitches in two different technique; Work extra stitches of the craft including partial stitches, backstitches and French knots; Hoop the fabric; Choose materials for stitching your projects; Stitch designs in single colors and multiple colors; Personalize your projects; Stitch the exclusive class projects including Springtime Magnets, Summertime Treasure Boxes, Autumn Greeting Card, Winter Hoop Ornaments and Seasonal Sampler No previous needlecraft experience is required to successfully complete this video and exclusive class projects. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Knowing how to use a sewing machine will open up a wonderful world of making both practical and decorative projects from home and holiday accessories to simple garments. Join sewing and quilting expert Nancy McNally as she shares her passion for sewing and years of experience with you! You'll learn all the basic sewing skills and terms to get started on lifelong enjoyment and sewing satisfaction. In this class you'll learn how to:; Understand sewing terms used in all commercial patterns.; Use essential sewing tools and notions.; Choose and coordinate fabrics.; Place, cut out and pin a pattern to fabric.; Wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and insert a needle.; Sew basic stitches including running, zigzag and basting stitches.; Make stitches longer or shorter.; Press seams to reduce bulk.; Turn long skinny sewn pieces inside out.; Gather and hem projects.; Layer projects with batting and backing.; Attach handles, hook-and-loop tape and yo-yos. Class includes complete instructions for making five exclusive projects: Cinnamon Roll Pincushion, Floral Fiesta Table Runner, Posies & Pocket Apron, Yo-Yo Baby Bib and Baking Dish Carrier. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Have you ever admired fashion accessories or crocheted blankets made with the ripple pattern but thought stacking increases and decreases was just too difficult? This class unlocks the mystery of crocheting ripples with ease using simple techniques any crocheter who knows the basic stitches can master. Join expert crochet instructor Sharon Silverman as she demonstrates step by step how to work the ripple pattern to create deep, sharp chevrons or gentle waves. Master this technique with all of the tricks and tips included in this class! In this class you'll learn how to:; Stack increases and decreases to create the ripple pattern.; Create deep, sharp chevrons as well as gentle waves.; Use varying stitch heights to create ripples without increases or decreases.; Work the ripple pattern in the round.; Create a unique look by working in the back loop. ; Finish projects by joining with the mattress stitch. Class includes complete instructions to make five exclusive projects: Blue Waves Washcloth, Lavender & Lilac Chevron Scarf, Peekaboo Cowl, Go-To Ripple Tote and Happy Waves Toddler Blanket. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Today's the day you discover a lifelong hobby -- knitting! Learning how to knit is fun and easy with expert instruction brought to you on high-quality video. In this Annie's online video class, instructor Kate Atherley begins with the very basics, such as how to hold the knitting needles and yarn, and progresses you through all the basic stitches, casting on, binding off and easy increasing and decreasing. Step-by-step, Kate will help you build skill upon skill to learn how to confidently knit any beginner-level pattern. In this class you'll learn: ; Which needles and yarn are best for beginners to use; How to tie a slip knot; How to cast on your first stitches; How to knit and purl; How to bind off; How to work the stockinette stitch, ribbing and seed stitch; How to increase and decrease stitches You'll learn all the essential knitting techniques to knit eight beginner class projects including an easy dishcloth, a headband with matching wrist warmers, a water bottle holder, a phone cozy, a baby hat and a scarf. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Crocheters worldwide have gone wild about the Corner-to-Corner technique! Amazingly, you can master Corner-to-Corner crochet with only basic stitches such as chains, double crochets and slip stitches! In this class, expert crocheter Sarah Zimmerman will teach you how to read a corner-to-corner crochet graph and combine those simple stitches to create an adorable animal-themed baby blanket. She'll also take you through joining and edging the squares. In this class you'll learn how to:; Work the corner-to-corner pattern to make solid and multicolored squares.; Read and work from a graph to create adorable animal squares.; Join squares into a blanket using Mattress Stitch.; Add single crochet edging to squares and the outside edge of your blanket. Class includes complete step-by-step instructions and graphs to complete a precious animal-themed baby blanket. This special blanket will be the hit of the next baby shower! The lucky mom-to-be will be thrilled to receive such a thoughtful gift. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
What's your plan for a robot attack? You know Dr. Wily has been toiling away in his workshop, creating the next batch of robot masters, right? He's just waiting to unleash them upon your neighborhood and we think you'd better have a plan to deal with them!Help against the next crisis may just be a bit closer than you think. We have a hunch that your toddler has a enough energy to power up one of Dr. Light's Mega Busters, so all he really needs to battle against all of the evil robots of the world, is a cool outfit to wear. It just so happens that we're pretty good friends with Doctor Light and he helped us create this Mega Man costume for toddlers. It's based on his greatest creation, Mega Man, and once your child has it on, even Guts Man won't be a problem for him.The costume comes with everything a kid could need to transform into the signature video game character. The light blue jumpsuit has dark blue accents to recreate Mega Man's outfit, and a front zipper. The Mega Buster arm cannon piece fits over your child's hand like a glove and is made out of soft fabric. The blue helmet fits with a strap under the chin and finishes the look.Once your child has it on, you'll instantly feel safe, even if Dr. Wily shows up outside your house, hovering around in his UFO.
This beginner-level Tunisian crochet class makes learning the basic Tunisian crochet technique easy and fun. Longtime Tunisian crochet instructor Kim Guzman has taught thousands of crocheters from all over the world this exciting technique -- she can teach you, too! In this Tunisian crochet class, you'll learn: ; The basics about Tunisian crochet hooks and how to hold them when working Tunisian stitches; How to work the Tunisian foundation row by opening and closing stitches. This foundation row is the basis from which all Tunisian projects are built.; The basic Tunisian stitches -- the Tunisian Simple Stitch, Tunisian Knit Stitch, and Tunisian Purl stitch -- you'll need to create the three fabulous crochet projects included as part of the class curriculum!; How to bind off as well as all about ribbing, seaming, felting and more. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Today is the day you learn how to crochet and discover a relaxing hobby you'll enjoy for life! Join crochet instructor Ellen Gormley as she makes learning how to crochet fun and easy. In this video class from Annie's, Ellen demonstrates how to crochet all the basic stitches for both right- and left-handers! In this DVD class you’ll learn: ; All the basics of crochet from how to hold the yarn and hook to basic stitches; About different yarns, hooks and basic notions; How to work in rows and rounds; How to increase and decrease; How to crochet a basic motif for creating a baby blanket or afghan DVD class includes: ; 5 beginner-level projects; Great ideas for gifts; And more! Soon you'll be crocheting delightful items to make as gifts, to decorate your home, and simply put, to impress family and friends! Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Many crocheters are a little intimidated by thread crochet, but there's no reason to be! With the right instruction, anyone can learn how to crochet beautiful thread pieces -- including filet crochet -- that will be treasured for generations to come! Expert crocheter Susan Lowman has taught classes around the country and has had more than 150 original designs published. In this DVD class you’ll learn: ; How to crochet all the basic stitches in thread; Which threads and hooks to use; Blocking and shaping techniques; How to read symbol charts; And more! DVD class includes: ; 7 thread projects exclusively design by Susan; Downloadable instructions to complete designs in your own time whenever are wherever you want; And more! Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Expert Lisa Carnahan will teach you the most popular methods for making socks, so you can choose which technique you like best! In this video class you’ll learn:; Which materials to use; How to construct a sock; How to work on double-pointed needles, 2 circular needles, and 1 long circular needle; Knitting in the round; How to construct the cuff, leg, heel, foot and toe; Cast on stitches DVD class includes:; Unisex Stockinette stitch sock pattern with a heel flap and gusset shaping; 8 sock pattern sizes This knitting class DVD is suitable for someone with basic knowledge of knitting, including techniques like casting on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch. Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annie’s online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Can-t get to a class or workshop that-s close to home or work- No worries. This skill-building beading book let you learn at your own pace, wherever and whenever you have the time. For beginners and improvers, it-s a passport to successful learning. Includes:Hundreds of detailed how-to photographs, carefully annotated so it is easy for you to find what you-re looking forGuest designers sharing some of their favorite patterns-Quick start projects- for beginners who are impatient to try out their beading skills-or for improvers looking to brush up on techniques-with projects that don-t need much in the way of materials and timeUseful techniques sprinkled throughout, so readers can quickly understand essential conceptsClinics to help students solve project dilemmasFind the techniques necessary to learn beading and love it-in no time at all Author: Jean Power160pp., 7.5x9.75ISBN: 9781438007588
Complete drawing lesson book & all the tools you need to Draw Now. Learn drawing techniques using General's easy to follow book and some of the world's finest artist pencils and tools. Start with the basic drawing techniques that the professionals use--stroke style, shading and tone. Advance to the use of perspective, composition, and observing the world around you draw what you see. Learn tips and steps to complete still life's, landscapes, animal drawing, and human portraits. As a special bonus, also included are lessons on cartooning. Kit contains 28 page graphite and charcoal technique book, two General's charcoal pencils, two Kimberly graphite pencils, one General's layout black drawing pencil, one General's carbon sketch pencil, 20-sheet pad of drawing paper, Factis white eraser, blending tortillion, and All Art sharpener.
This book will become your new go-to book when you’re looking for a quick and easy project without sacrificing beauty and style. Beginners and experienced quilters alike will adore this book because it shows how to use panels as a focal design element or how to simply use parts of panels to make something truly unique. Starting out simple by incorporating full panels with a simple border, the book progressively shows you how to do different techniques with a variety of panels. This book will also show options you may not have thought of and teaches you how to start with an idea and then graph and design it to create your very own unique pattern. Make bed quilts, wall hangings, lap quilts throws and so much more! Step-by-step instructions and a full introduction is included. 80 all-color pgs.
* Waterproof and portable * Large capacity * String and Velcro connection* Foldable design for easy storage* Mesh design for ventilation* Balls are not included * Material: Polyester* Dimensions (inches): 35.43 L x 35.43 W x 45.27 H; When folded: 15.35 L x 15.35 W* Weight: 2.42 lbs* Includes: 1 x tent, 1 x basket, 2 x supporting poles, 1 x pack of learning cards, 1 x opp bagTurn off the devices and let your kids unplug and play in this step-in tent that features a learning wall with letter and number tiles. The tented roof has mesh sections for plenty of room to breath while inside. The door can be rolled up, tied and tucked away in a cinch. Large mesh windows provide great visibility, and the detachable hoop offers more playtime activities!
Author and designer Lorine Mason starts at the beginning with basic explanations and easy practice exercises to build up your sewing skills in this informative new book. Targeted to beginning sewists, each project is made using fat quarters and a combination of the skills previously taught. By the end of the book, you’ll have created beautiful towels, a market bag, a table runner and so much more. Once your pick up the needle and thread, you won’t be able to stop! 48 all-color pgs. Lessons include:; How to use your sewing machine; How to sew a straight seam; How to pivot a seam at a corner; How to sew a French seam; How to make a casing; Topstitching, edge stitching, gathering and pleating; And much more!
Using a serger allows you to create professional-looking projects quickly and easily, leaving you more time to do what you really love -- sewing even more projects! This book will demystify your serger and will give you step-by-step instructions for easy and intermediate projects. One-third of the pages of the book are dedicated to general instruction. Most projects require only a serger (no sewing machine) to complete. 48 all-color pgs.Book includes:; 9 fun and easy projects; A "Getting Started" section; List of supplies and notions you'll need; Trimming, tension and stitch tips; Color photos to guide you on your learning experience; And so much more!
These dimensionalfauxmetallic XOXO letters are fun and fabulous for any decorsold in stores at a much higher price. Add it to a bookshelf or countertop or hang it by itself or along with letters. Set of four letters.Product Features " """" Lightweight stand alone or can be adhered to wall.ltbr Product Style "" """""""" Fits in all decorltbr Material " """ """"""""""""" Painted Paper Macheltbr Room "" """ """ " " " " " " Cute in family room bedroom or office. Free standing or adhere to wall. Looks good on shelf or bookcase.ltbr Size"""""""""""""""""""""""""" 5.75 x 1 x 8.25 inchesltbr Product" Weight""""""" 1 lb 1oz when packaged"ltbr Handpainted
With double-ended Tunisian crochet, you use a double-ended hook and work from both ends of the hook instead of an afghan hook. The technique section in this book introduces you to using the double-ended hook in flat projects, then it progresses to tubular, in-the-round projects. Once you learn to work in-the-round, you move to the next level with a moebius join. The new techniques used in the project section include several different looks and skill levels. Great step-by-step photos are included in the technique section, plus a Tunisian Stitch Glossary for easy reference. You will find 8 great projects including hats, cowls, headband and more!
Designed with a gently rounded bottom, Wobble Chair transforms the boring conventional seat into a playground for your child's imagination. Regular chair force children's bodies to conform to an unnatural posture. The innovative Wobble Chair allow your knees, hops and back to find comfortable and ever-changing positions.Homework, drawing, eating and playing video board games are no longer sedentary activities Colorful choices make it a good fit for any child's room Kids can't tip over Ideal for children with ADD or ADHD provides an outlet for restlessness and extra energyCountry of Origin: USA Height: 10
Learn how to illuminate your writing like the scribes of thepast, bringing letters to life with plant and animal motifs, swirling vines and leaves, graceful arabesques and flourishes, fantastical imagery, and more. Draw creatures cavorting across the page as Gothic illuminators did, or create the knotwork seen in famous Celtic manuscripts. Step-by-step tutorials, tips for creating striking effects, and blank letterforms you can illuminate yourself make this the perfect modern-day guide to the medieval art of beautiful writing.Author: Jane Sullivan160pp., 6.25x8.25ISBN: 9781441319494
This welcome collection is designed for children aged 12-36 months. Each of the 100 daily topics is divided into activities and experiments that enrich language skills cognitive development social-emotional development and physical development. Children explore a variety of captivating themes such as Physical Me and Celebrations through stories music art exercises and more. A detailed appendix offers a quick easy reference to a number of helpful tools such as craft patterns flannel storyboards sign language diagrams and reproducible letters home.
Never again just wish you knew how to use all those decorative stitches on your sewing machine; now you can actually use them with Learn Decorative Machine Stitching! With 15 projects, this book takes you into a whole new world of stitching -- from using ribbon in the bobbin to creating 3-D fiber decorations to sewing in circles. Beginners will have no trouble following the full-color, step-by-step instructions. 48 pgs.Projects include:; An evening bag; A tote bag; Greeting cards; Baby bibs; Table place mats and napkins; Much more!
New techniques are always fun to learn. Designer Brandi Isham will teach you all of the ins and outs of crocheting linked stitches. Each stitch is clearly illustrated using left- and right-handed photos to ensure your success. Working in rows and rounds is also demonstrated. Designs include home decor items such as pillows and a sampler afghan as well as fashion accessories such as a scarf, cowl and beanie. There is even a fun play mat for babies and toddlers.
This wedding frame is eye-catching and inspiring all at once. Its simple, elegant design is given rich meaning with the background text, which is taken from St. Paul's letter to the Corinthians, in which we are taught about the beauty of true and selfless love. A beautiful way to display a cherished photo! Wedding photo frame Inspired by Sacred Scripture Elegant, contemporary design Holds a 4" x 6" picture Displays 4" x 6" photo
You asked us to bring back the popular Cro-Tat technique and we listened! The package includes 1 size 6 Cro-Tat hook, How-to instructions including color photos, plus 3 brand-new projects all made using size 10 cotton thread. You will love getting reacquainted with this beautiful technique. Shawl requires 1200 yds of size 10 thread; Necklace requires 350 yds of size 10 thread and Mandala requires 350 yds each of 8 different colors size 10 thread.
Deck him out as your favorite droid pal when you outfit him with this adorable R2D2 toddler costume. With soft fleece, it's as cozy as any of his other rompers, but, it has all of Artoo's costume details so he'll feel ready to help your family battle the Empire. Whether for naptime, playtime, or even co-piloting an X-Wing fighter, we think your little guy will have just what it takes to suit up for Star Wars action with this cute costume!
The Innovations series is a complete interactive curriculum for toddlers. Included are a large array of activities and critical components such as: applying child development theory to everyday experiences; using assessment to meet individual developmental needs; using the physical environment as a learning tool; developing a partner relationship with parents; fostering an interactive climate in the classroom; and educating parents.
This book by Katherine Kennedy shows how easy it is to learn Swedish weaving and huck embroidery. The 12 beautiful and easy projects featured are simple enough for beginners and interesting enough for more experienced stitchers. The full-color charts make learning each pattern simple and fun! 48 all-color pgs.Projects include:; Table runners; Throw; Place mats; Personalized towels; Decorative bottle bags; And much more!
The book opens with a brief introduction to the tools and materials young artists need to get started, as well as several warm-up exercises. Then the real fun begins Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.Each drawing lesson begins with a basic shape, such as a square, a circle, or an oval, and progresses to a finished color piece of artwork, making it easy for children to follow along.64pp., 8.5x11 paperback.
The Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn(R) guitar is perfect for your little rock star! This helps teach letters, numbers, colors, and shapes. This introduces early learning concepts, fine motor skills, and curiosity and discovery. This also has two modes of play learning and music, lights dance to the music, and pressing shapes lets baby build their own songs! Plastic. Ages 0-3.
Our Studio 17 Disco Letters make an amazing addition to your entrance decorations or add it to your photo background Your guests will love posing with this free-standing disco letter set Set of 5 letters Made of cardboard Printed on one side Each measures 3 4 to 4 6 high x 1 1 to 111 wide x 8 deep Set measures 9 wide when assembled Assembly required
This Deluxe Wicket / Ewok Toddler Costume will transform your little kiddo into a character from a galaxy far, far away! Get them this officially licensed costume for Halloween or to let them take part in your family's Star Wars cosplay. We're sure your little one will be ready to help you battle Stormtroopers at the Comic Con!
The VTech ring n learn cash register lets you go shopping and pretend to buy them. You can weigh the food, ring up the order, and use the credit card to pay. Each interaction has playful phrases, fun sounds, songs, and music. This introduces your child to numbers, colors, food, and healthy eating phrases. Plastic. Ages: 1+.
Create a fantastic background under the Big Top with our Circus Letters Standee Set Our Circus Letters Standee includes six letters each measuring 3 8 high and when placed together measure approximately 10 wide This one-sided cardboard Circus Letters Standee Set features easy assembly and may be used for photo ops
This 32 page book takes both right and left handed tatters through the process of making the double stitch and mastering other techniques to create classic tatted lace. Plus learn how to read patterns, create picots, join and more. Includes patterns for doily, pillow case edging, bookmark, note card and more.
Do-Re-Mi.this piano could be one of your favorite things! Brightly painted upright piano features 25 keys and two full octaves to give kids a wide range of notes to play. Includes an illustrated songbook and color-coded key chart. Measures about 16 1/4-inches wide x 11 3/4-inches tall. Ages 3 and up.
HighScope's Web Clips are short video clips illustrating the HighScope approach in action. These clips are filled with useful ideas for activities and teaching practices that can be used throughout the daily routine in HighScope programs or in programs using any child development approach.
Wallcandy by Wallcandy Arts is an innovative way to decorate a nursery, kids' room, play room or other room in your home. Create a unique atmosphere, enhance any living space with ease. Just peel and stick. Wallcandy LUV Letters wall art can easily be rearranged, removed and used again.