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Elevate Your Sewing: Brilliant Techniques for Adding Personal Style to Any Garment

This is the book for sewists who want to move beyond the basic level and perfect intermediate and advanced techniques. Highly recommended.

Making Things: Finding Use, Meaning, and Satisfaction in Crafting Everyday Objects

This is a book for makers and for readers passionate about recycling, upcycling, and crafting. Highly recommended.

Rainbow Quilt Color Method: Learn the Art of Creating Multi-Color and Monotone Quilts with 15 Modern Patterns

For quilters who love colors. The target audience is beginners, but this recommended title also contains detailed technique guidance for quilters interested in advancing to an intermediate level.

Making Bird-Friendly Birdhouses: Step-by-Step Instructions and Plans for 15 Specific Birds, Including Bluebirds, Wrens, Robins & Owls

This book comes with easy-to-follow tips on building habitats for common bird species, suggestions for how children might participate, and safety tips when making the birdhouses. An excellent introduction and first stop for families and individuals interested in becoming bird watchers or at-home environmentalists. Highly recommended.

The Backyard Bird Chronicles

At turns engaging, sad, and philosophical, this highly recommended title demonstrates that anyone can be a bird watcher by simply venturing into their own backyard and it encourages readers to be aware of the natural world around them. Fans of Tan’s fiction will love this, but so will most other general readers.

Going Fast and Fixing Things: True Stories from the World’s Most Popular DIY Repair Expert and Car Aficionado

This title is part memoir, but it’s also an intriguing and insightful perspective that bounces from topic to topic as he conveys his messages about social media and typical societal practices in the U.S.

Long Problems: Climate Change and the Challenge of Governing Across Time

Best suited for academic readers interested in learning more about the link between climate change and political and social sciences.

Quilt Your Story: Honoring Special Moments Using Uniforms, Scrubs, Favorite Shirts, and More To Make Memory Quilts and Projects

Quilters will learn how to give new life to old items. Beginner memory quilt projects are included, but ideal readers are those with basic knowledge of textiles and the know-how to create with them.

30 Day Challenge, Embroidery: A Day-by-Day Guide To Learn New Stitches and Create Beautiful Designs

This book is squarely aimed at right-handed embroidery novices with no prior experience, whom it shows how to start and complete embroidery projects in a few hours.

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