Make: Easy 1+2+3 Projects

From the Pages of Make:

Author: The Editors of Make:

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680450409

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

View: 5641

From the pages of Make: magazine comes this collection of dozens of projects you can make in your home or school workshop. You'll learn how to create toys and games from stuff you have lying around, create unusual and inspiring home improvements, and even find some new ways to have fun outdoors. You might even learn something along the way: electronics, flight, science, math, and engineering. In this book, you'll make: Batteries from everyday things Banana tattoos LED throwies Piezo contact microphone Paper water bomber Box fan beef jerky

Digital Curation Projects Made Easy

A Step-by-Step Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Author: Carmen Cowick

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538103524

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 136

View: 8648

Digital Preservation Made Easy outlines simple steps for accomplishing practical digital preservation projects for those with little experience, time, or resources. Following a general introduction, step-by-step guides for completing commonplace digital preservation projects are covered.

Fun with One Block Quilts

12 Projects in Multiple Sizes from 1 Simple Block

Author: Cheryl Malkowski

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607053357

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 2612

Anyone can master this simple triangle block, then progress from easy table runners to complex-looking bed quilts.

Start Quilting with Alex Anderson

Everything First-Time Quilters Need to Succeed; 8 Quick Projects, Most in 4 Sizes

Author: Alex Anderson

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781571208125

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

View: 3438

Make Your First Quilt a Success! Alex guides you every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your quilt. Get started with 8 easy, beautiful projects. Expanded edition includes new projects, more quilt sizes, and lots of helpful new tips and shortcuts. So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Alex Anderson has helped a quarter million quilters learn to quilt. She'll get you quilting in no time-and loving it!

Super Simple Jelly Roll Quilts with Alex Anderson and Liz Aneloski

9 Projects from Jelly Rolls & Charm Squares

Author: Alex Anderson,Sharyn Craig

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607051443

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 28

View: 8656

Perfect for Pre-Cut Fabric Packs - or Cut Your Own! Pre-cuts make fabric selection easy! Three quilt designs from simple and strippy to a fabulous, modern pieced heart, and styles from sweet to graphic and bold. Projects show off batiks, as well as traditional and "new retro" prints. Perfect for beginners or experienced quilters who want to make a quick gift. From just one materials list, you can make any of the three quilt designs in three sizes. Buy your jelly rolls and charm packs now, then decide which quilt to make later! All the projects shown are crib/wallhanging size, but the materials and cutting charts also give instructions for twin and queen/king sizes. Such a value at under ten dollars!

Home Improvement 1-2-3

Author: Home Depot (Firm)

Publisher: Meredith Books

ISBN: 9780696213274

Category: House & Home

Page: 560

View: 5298

A comprehensive illustrated manual from the experts at Home Depot offers guidance on all aspects of home remodeling, decorating, and repair, outlining clear, step-by-step instructions for do-it-yourself projects.

Cozy Crochet

Learn to Make 26 Fun Projects From Fashion to Home Decor

Author: Melissa Leapman

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452125104

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 120

View: 6720

Knitting is all the rage, but did you know crocheters outnumber knitters 3 to 1? Cozy Crochet does for the hook what Knitting Pretty did for needles, with 26 step-by-step projects that will appeal to the sophisticated tastes of the new generation of crocheters. Ranging from simple projects for new converts to more advanced patterns for seasoned crafters, the creations in Cozy Crochet are fresh and contemporary: stylish striped throw pillows, an embellished clutch purse, a delicate wrap for a night on the town. A comprehensive learn-to-crochet section teaches the basics in plain language with 65 helpful diagrams, and each project is accompanied by a beautiful full-color photograph. Appealing, accessible, and utterly original, the designs in Cozy Crochet will have readers hooked.

Web Pages for Your Classroom

The Easy Way!

Author: Sandra K. McCorkle

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591580096

Category: Computers

Page: 178

View: 966

A practical how-to guide, this book provides the classroom teacher or librarian with all of the tools necessary for creating Web pages for student use. Useful templates-a CD ROM is included for easy use-and clear, logical instructions guide you in the creation of pages that students can later use for research or other types of projects that familiarize students with the power and usefulness of the Web. Gaining this skill allows you the flexibility of tailoring Web pages to students' specific needs and being sure of the quality of resources students are accessing. This book is indispensable for those wishing to use this methodology in their classes but who do not have the necessary expertise. Suitable for all grade levels.

Good Earth Art

Environmental Art for Kids

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl,Cindy Gainer

Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing

ISBN: 0935607277

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 499

"Good Earth Art" contains over 200 easy fun art projects that develop an awareness of the environment and a caring attitude towards the earth. Projects use common materials collected from nature or recycled. The book is filled with sensible creative ideas to help recycle and reuse through art, for all ages, and includes a charted Table of Contents, two indexes, and a great list of environmental resources. 1992 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award 1992 Midwest Book Association Gold Award for Excellence

Discovering Great Artists

Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl,Kim Solga

Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing

ISBN: 0935607285

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 6081

"Discovering Great Artists" has 75 great artists featured in 110 amazingly fun and unique quality art appreciation activities for children. They will experience the styles and techniques of the great masters, from the Renaissance to the Present. A brief biography of each artist is included with a fully illustrated, child-tested art activity, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, and more. Includes such greats as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Van Gogh, Dali, Matisse, Pollock, and O'Keeffe. 1998 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, 2002 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award. Full "click-to" resource guide at Bright Ring's website to show each artist's most famous works. Some activity examples are: Da Vinci - Invention Art Michelangelo - Fresco Plaque Rembrandt - Shadowy Faces Monet - Dabble in Paint Degas - Resist in Motion Picasso- Fractured Friend Van Gogh - Starry Night Pollock - Action Splatter 1997 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Education 2003 Practical Homeschooling Award, 3rd Place 2007 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category, 3rd place. 2009 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category,1st Place

Decorating Projects 1-2-3

Author: Paula Marshall

Publisher: Home Depot

ISBN: 9780696230424

Category: Architecture

Page: 191

View: 9359

Not every home improvement enhances a home's decor-but this title includes dozens of projects specially designed to do just that. These unique project ideas are designed to make any home a more beautiful place to live, from decorative ceiling fan blades to stenciled wood floors, and every surface in between. Shows how to identify and make the most of opportunities to add style to your home. Following the successful Home Depot 1-2-3 format, each project includes a full list of materials and tools, a time estimate, step-by-step instructions with helpful photos, thorough instructions and tips for outstanding DIY results.

Circle Pizzazz

12 Vibrant Quilt Projects Easy Curves - Endless Possibilities

Author: Judy Sisneros

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607056763

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 63

View: 1922

Quilters who liked the way Judy Sisneros best-selling 9-Patch Pizzazz and Rectangle Pizzazz turned simple shapes into knockout quilts will love the magic she works with pieced circles. Learn the easy way to piece three different circle blocks, then mix and match into curvaceous quilts full of movement and color. Design your own spectacular circle quilts with the Circle Pizzazz technique. Use Judy s no-waste method to turn leftover fabric into bonus quilts with appliqued circles or rounded borders. Includes full-size templates for 3 pieced circle blocks and complete instructions for 10 dramatic Circle Pizzazz quilts in a variety of sizes."

Colorful Quilts for Fabric Lovers

10 Easy-to-Make Projects with a Modern Edge

Author: Amy Walsh,Janine Burke

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 160705616X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 72

View: 5420

The masterminds behind Blue Underground Studios bring you 10 colorful new quilts that are perfect for your cherished scraps, a new collection of fat quarters, or just a wild mash-up of your favorite prints and batiks! Each project includes the yardage requirements and cutting instructions for multiple quilt sizes. Play with color and size with these easy-to-construct modern quilts.

Forest Fairy Crafts

Enchanting Fairies & Felt Friends from Simple Supplies • 28+ Projects to Create & Share

Author: Lenka Vodicka-Paredes,Asia Curie

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607056917

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 1031

• Make magical fairies, scary zombies, and cute gnomes with simple supplies and sewing skills • Learn easy crafting skills like hand sewing, finger knitting, sewing buttons and sequins, and using patterns • Have a fairy-crafting party! Projects are perfect for birthday parties, play dates, and afternoon playtime Welcome to Fairyland! Inside this book, you’ll find more than 28 projects that’ll make the most of your imagination. Whether you want to make flower fairies, zombie sprites or forest gnomes, there’s something in here to get you started! You can even craft a treasure pocket to hide all your creations in. Best of all, you’ll learn new sewing skills that you can show off to your pals!

Science Arts

Discovering Science Through Art Experiences

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl,Jean Potter

Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing

ISBN: 0935607234

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 9319

"ScienceArts" builds upon natural curiosity as children experience and explore basic science concepts as they create over 200 beautiful and amazing art experiments. Projects use common household materials and art supplies. The art activities are open-ended and easy to do with one science-art experiment per page, fully illustrated and kid-tested. The book inclues three indexes and an innovative charted Table of Contents. Suitable for home, school, museum programs, or childcare, all ages. Kids call this the "ooo-ahhh" book. Examples of projects include: - Crystal Bubbles - Dancing Rabbits - Building Beans - Magnetic Rubbing - Stencil Leaves - Magic Cabbage - Marble Sculpture - Immiscibles - Paint Pendulum - Ice Structures - Bottle Optics - Erupting Colors - Chromatography 1993 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award, Education/Teaching/Academic 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Interior Design 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Book Cover 1993 Washington Press Communicator Award, First Place Winner, Non-Fiction Book

The Teddy Bear Sourcebook

For Collectors and Artists

Author: Argie Manolis

Publisher: Betterway Publications

ISBN: 9781558703865

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 289

View: 5407

A comprehensive directory for collectors and teddy bear designers lists more than eight hundred mail order retailers, bear-makers, suppliers of bear materials, major manufacturers, bear appraisers and restorers, teddy bear shows and museums, and more. Original.

Simple & Creative Clever Cards

Author: F+W Publications

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1601400268

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 32

View: 7046

Do it in a day card projects Step-by-step instructions and photography introduce the beginner and even the experienced papercrafter to a variety of great techniques for creating clever handmade cards. Learn about pop-ups, v folds, molding paste etc.

Passion For Piecing

Breathtaking Quilts from Easy Paper-Pieced Units - 16 Projects + Award-Winning Quilts

Author: Claudia Clark Myers

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607051141

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 2098

Pieced Masterpieces You Can Make. 16 glorious quilts use Pineapples, LeMoyne Stars, Mariner's Compass, and Fan blocks in ways you've never seen before. Designs based on Claudia's winning entries in major shows and competitions. Photo galleries of 22 award-winning quilts. Full-size paper piecing patterns. Variety of quilts for skill levels from intermediate to advanced. Claudia Clark Myers helps you create a masterwork by making a few easy changes in the way you think about quilt settings and combining blocks and colors. Bring your style to life with precision piecing, paper piecing, and Claudia's Magic 3-Pin method for sewing perfect curves.

Make: Elektronik

Author: Charles Platt

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897216019

Category: Electronic books

Page: 327

View: 7092

Mochtest du Elektronik-Grundwissen auf eine unterhaltsame und geschmeidige Weise lernen? Mit Make: Elektronik tauchst du sofort in die faszinierende Welt der Elektronik ein. Entdecke die Elektronik und verstehe ihre Gesetze durch beeindruckende Experimente: Zuerst baust du etwas zusammen, dann erst kommt die Theorie. Vom Einfachen zum Komplexen: Du beginnst mit einfachen Anwendungen und gehst dann zugig uber zu immer komplexeren Projekten: vom einfachen Schaltkreis zum Integrierten Schaltkreis (IC), vom simplen Alarmsignal zum programmierbaren Mikrocontroller. Schritt-fur-Schritt-Anleitungen und uber 500 farbige Abbildungen und Fotos helfen dir dabei, Elektronik einzusetzen -- und zu verstehen.

Beginning ASP.NET Web Pages with WebMatrix

Author: Mike Brind,Imar Spaanjaars

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111820350X

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 4553

Learn to build dynamic web sites with Microsoft WebMatrix Microsoft WebMatrix is designed to make developing dynamic ASP.NET web sites much easier. This complete Wrox guide shows you what it is, how it works, and how to get the best from it right away. It covers all the basic foundations and also introduces HTML, CSS, and Ajax using jQuery, giving beginning programmers a firm foundation for building dynamic web sites. Examines how WebMatrix is expected to become the new recommended entry-level tool for developing web sites using ASP.NET Arms beginning programmers, students, and educators with all the information they need to start developing dynamic web sites, including design tips and layout advice Explains the Packages Administration tool, including how to use the Facebook Social and Web Helper packages Covers working with files, images, and databases; debugging and error handling; maintaining security; and site optimization In the tried-and-true tradition of Wrox Beginning guides, Beginning ASP.NET Web Pages with WebMatrix gives novice programmers the knowledge and confidence they need to get going.