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Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses

by Gretchen Hirsch Abrams (April 08, 2019)

In the ’50s and ’60s, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers. This...


The Central Park

by Cynthia S. Brenwall & Martin Filler Abrams (April 15, 2019)

Drawing on the unparalleled collection of original designs for Central Park in the New York City Municipal Archives, Cynthia S. Brenwall tells the story of the creation of New York’s great public park, from...


The Repurposed Library

by Lisa Occhipinti Abrams (November 25, 2019)

We all love to read and learn from books, but The Repurposed Library takes our passion even further, presenting us with 33 projects to make--quite literally--out of books. For these projects, Lisa Occhipinti...


Birdhouses of the World

by Anne Schmauss Abrams (December 02, 2019)

Birdhouses of the World offers readers a curated collection of beautiful, whimsical, stop-you-in-your-tracks amazing birdhouses created by designers and bird lovers around the world. Bird expert and author Anne...


Novel Living

by Lisa Occhipinti Abrams (June 04, 2018)

In this digital age, the fate of physical books remains in question. Even the concept of curling up with a good book conjures new images. But there remains a sensory thrill to physical books—to seeing and...


Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000

by Roderick Kiracofe Abrams (June 18, 2018)

Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950–2000 is a stunning collection of approximately 150 eccentric and extraordinary quilts made predominantly by anonymous quilters in the US during...


Tiny World Terrariums

by Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow Abrams (May 21, 2018)

Terrariums are a vibrant, unique way to inject a little greenery into any home. In Tiny World Terrariums, authors Katy and Michelle of Brooklyn’s celebrated Twig Terrariums offer step-by-step instructions...


Pretty Prudent Home

by Jacinda Boneau, Jaime Morrison Curtis & Sonya Lee Benham Abrams (June 04, 2018)

Pretty Prudent Home is part design book, part DIY guidebook, with beautiful photography inviting readers to tackle projects both simple and sophisticated. With images from the authors’ homes, as well as those...


The Spoonflower Quick-sew Project Book

by Anda Corrie & Zoë Noble Abrams (October 08, 2018)

Stitch up a storm with more than 30 new stash-friendly projects from quilt and fabric lovers’ favorite creative force: Spoonflower. Discover all that you can make with just a yard or two! Spoonflower—a design-your-own/print-on-demand...


Make Ink

by Jason Logan & Michael Ondaatje Abrams (September 10, 2018)

The Toronto Ink Company was founded in 2014 by designer and artist Jason Logan as a citizen science experiment to make eco-friendly, urban ink from street-harvested pigments. In Make Ink, Logan delves into the...


US Open

by United States Tennis Association, Richard S. Rennert & Serena Williams Abrams (August 13, 2018)

Timed to coincide with the US Open’s 50th anniversary, this exquisitely produced book celebrates the most electrifying event in tennis. All of the key moments and unforgettable personalities from the competition’s...


Mending Matters

by Katrina Rodabaugh Abrams (October 15, 2018)

Mending Matters explores sewing on two levels: First, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and bold—but draw on traditional stitching....


The Watch, Thoroughly Revised

by Gene Stone & Stephen Pulvirent Abrams (November 12, 2018)

The Watch is the most popular book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appealing to both beginners and experts. In the decade since it was published, the international audience of watch lovers and...


Lotta Jansdotter Paper, Pattern, Play

by Lotta Jansdotter & Jenny Hallengren Abrams (October 08, 2018)

A lifelong artist, Lotta Jansdotter has been creating patterns and motifs for fun since childhood and professionally since 1996. Her organic, playful, and timeless designs have appeared on everything from sewing...


Craft a Life You Love

by Amy Tangerine Abrams (April 09, 2018)

In Craft a Life You Love, readers will learn how to focus their creative energy and make things (and make things happen) by implementing small—yet powerful— changes in their everyday lives. In this memoir...


Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

by Chris Santella & Thom Gilligan Abrams Image (March 19, 2018)

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and...


Hoop Dreams

by Cristin Morgan Abrams (April 23, 2018)

Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of 10 classic embroidery stitches and then...


Rescue, Restore, Redecorate

by Amy Howard Abrams (May 07, 2018)

Whether you dream of restoring an heirloom to its former beauty, or just want to modernize a flea market treasure, Amy Howard has the design and refinishing secrets you need. Here are all the furniture finishing...


The New Bohemians Handbook

by Justina Blakeney Abrams (October 09, 2017)

The New Bohemian Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home, the book features...


A Stash of One's Own

by Clara Parkes Abrams Press (September 11, 2017)

From New York Times bestselling knitting writer Clara Parkes, comes a new collection of essays and stories drawn from the yarn-loving, stash-collecting, close-knit community of knitters.

 

This addictive-to-read...


City Farmhouse Style

by Kim Leggett & Alissa Saylor Abrams (September 11, 2017)

Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is the creator of City Farmhouse,...


Basketball (and Other Things)

by Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres & Reggie Miller Abrams Image (October 09, 2017)

#1 New York Times bestseller

Who is the greatest dunker of all time? Which version of the Michael Jordan was the best Michael Jordan? What is allowed and absolutely not allowed in a game of pickup basketball?...


The Maker

by Tamara Maynes Abrams (September 04, 2017)

The act of creating the treasures you use to adorn your home takes the space to a deeper level; it goes beyond collecting, beyond decorating. The Maker is a gorgeously illustrated love letter to creating an...


East-Meets-West Quilts

by Patricia Belyea Abrams (October 16, 2017)

Improv quilting, in which quilt designs emerge organi­cally as fabric is cut and stitched, is simple, popular, and fun. In this book, expert quilter Patricia Belyea offers improv instruction and shares her...


The Oliver Stone Experience (Text-Only Edition)

by Matt Zoller Seitz, Kiese Laymon & Ramin Bahrani Abrams (October 30, 2017)

Stone himself serves as guide to this no-holds-barred retrospective—an extremely candid and comprehensive monograph of the renowned and controversial writer, director, and cinematic historian in interview...


The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters

by Sherri Lynn Wood Abrams (April 27, 2015)

Forget step-by-step instructions and copycat designs. In The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters, Sherri Lynn Wood presents a flexible approach to quilting that breaks free of old paradigms. Instead of traditional...


Coming Home

by Rosanna Bowles & John Granen Stewart, Tabori & Chang (January 15, 2018)

Home is where the heart ought to be. But nowadays too many of us are missing the human connection and emotional replenishment that only a rewarding home life can bestow. Designer Rosanna Bowles wants to change...


The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations

by Livia Cetti Abrams (April 03, 2017)

In The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations, artist Livia Cetti ups the ante with a host of grander and more intricate flowers and projects—more blooms, more petals, stronger stems, and bigger, bolder...


Handpicked

by Ingrid Carozzi, Paul Brissman & Eva Nyqvist Abrams (March 13, 2017)

Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original, and organic in style. Organized by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction...


The Hero's Closet

by Gillian Conahan Abrams (April 17, 2017)

Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero’s Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes

 

This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics...


Hello Tokyo

by Ebony Bizys & Boco Abrams (March 27, 2017)

Full of fun and inventive projects, Hello Tokyo is a cute and quirky guide to living a DIY lifestyle inspired by Japanese crafts and trends

 

Filled with simple craft projects and fun tips inspired by her daily...


Heirloom Wood

by Max Bainbridge Abrams (March 27, 2017)

Heirloom Wood is a love letter to wood’s form and function through simple woodworking projects. Combining traditional techniques with contemporary design, Max Bainbridge teaches you how to identify wood types,...


How to Lose a Marathon

by Joel Cohen Abrams Image (April 03, 2017)

In How to Lose a Marathon, Joel Cohen takes readers on a step-by-step journey from being a couch potato to being a couch potato who can finish a marathon. Through a hilarious combination of running tips, narrative,...


You Can Knit That

by Amy Herzog Abrams (September 05, 2016)

When knitting superstar Amy Herzog gets complimented on her hand-knit sweaters, the compliments are often followed by “but I could never knit that.” Now, you can! You Can Knit That is a clear, simple reference...


How To Fish

by Chris Yates Abrams Press (April 02, 2012)

For him, fishing is much more than just a question of technique; sometimes it's about listening to nothing but your instincts, and at other times it's about enjoying yourself in the moment. And it's always about...


The Secret Lives of Sports Fans

by Eric Simons Abrams Press (April 03, 2013)

What is happening in our brains and bodies when we feel strong emotion while watching a game? How do sports fans resemble political junkies, and why do we form such a strong attachment to a sports team? Journalist...


Eclipse

by Nicholas Clee Abrams Press (March 28, 2012)

Watching Eclipse is the man who wants to buy him. An adventurer and rogue who has made his money through gambling, Dennis O'Kelly is also a known companion to the madam of a notorious London brothel. Under O'Kelly's...


How the Dog Became the Dog

by Mark Derr Abrams Press (October 26, 2011)

How the Dog Became the Dog posits that dog was an evolutionary inevitability in the nature of the wolf and its human soul mate. The natural temperament and social structure of humans and wolves are so similar...


Breakfast at Sotheby's

by Philip Hook Abrams Press (October 01, 2014)

Two questions are key to experiencing a work of art in a museum or exhibition: 1.) Do I like it? 2.) Who's it by? You need quite a few more questions if you're in an auction room or dealer's gallery, however....


The Spoonflower Handbook

by Stephen Fraser, Judi Ketteler & Becka Rahn Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (August 31, 2015)

Designing fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap used to be the stuff of dreams. Only a few select creatives got to do it, and it required formal training and significant financial investment. But times have changed,...


Rebecca Ringquist's Embroidery Workshops

by Rebecca Ringquist Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (April 13, 2015)

For the embroiderer who appreciates the value of beautiful stitches but also likes to break a few rules along the way, Rebecca Ringquist’s Embroidery Workshops is a refreshing new resource for both standard...


Crafting a Meaningful Home

by Meg Mateo Ilasco Abrams (June 04, 2018)

As the second decade of the 21st century begins, we’re more compelled than ever to find refuge in our homes and personalize our living spaces with DIY projects that celebrate who we are and where we’ve...


Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook

by Simon Leach, Bruce Dehnert & Jared Flood Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (January 15, 2018)

At one time or another, every potter gets frustrated at the wheel. Whether struggling to center the clay or attach a handle with precision, potters of all levels crave advice and answers, and world-renowned...


Knit Wear Love

by Amy Herzog Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (March 30, 2015)

In this follow-up to Knit to Flatter, author Amy Herzog is back with more real-talk for knitters. In Knit Wear Love, she guides us through picking a base pattern that not only works for our inherent shape, but...


Handcrafted Christmas

by Susan Waggoner Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (October 13, 2014)

Fans of nostalgia can craft their way through the holiday season with this newest volume by popular Christmas author Susan Waggoner. The 40 easy projects range from charming punched-tin votive holders, to Russian...


Smogtown

by Chip Jacobs & WilliamJ Kelly Abrams Press (October 01, 2008)

The smog beast wafted into downtown Los Angeles on July 26, 1943. Nobody knew what it was. Secretaries rubbed their eyes. Traffic cops seemed to disappear in the mysterious haze. Were Japanese saboteurs responsible?...


Knitlandia

by Clara Parkes Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (February 15, 2016)

A New York Times Bestseller

Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on a creative life enriched by her adventures around the...


The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary

by Wendy Bernard Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (April 25, 2016)

Wendy Bernard’s groundbreaking reference title Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary was the first of its kind to provide stitch patterns written for top-down, bottom-up, back-and-forth, and in-the-round...


Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die

by Chris Santella Stewart, Tabori & Chang (May 09, 2016)

In Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die, Chris Santella illuminates the best destinations for exploring the great outdoors. The book features the world’s top spots for sleeping under the stars and enjoying...


Vans: Off the Wall (50th Anniversary Edition)

by Doug Palladini Abrams (March 15, 2016)

A celebration, chronicle, and must-have for Vans sneakers fans, Vans: Off the Wall offers vivid photography and the compelling story of a casual canvas shoe and a DIY spirit that helped turn pop culture inside...