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MAY 29, 2012
Get Crafty

One of the biggest cultural trends of the past few years has been the resurgence in interest in crafts, DIY, and handmade projects. From knitting and crocheting to polymer clay and scrapbooking, it seems like there are a plethora of new books out there to interest DIY’ers everywhere. If you’re looking for a new hobby or are already knee deep into one, here are some titles that might give you your next inspiration.

Doodle Stitching: Fresh and Fun Embroidery for Beginners by Aimee Ray 

Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials into New Family Treasures by Amanda Blake Soule 

Bead on a Wire by Sherilyn Miller 

Scandinavian Stitches by Kajsa Wikman 

The Black Apple’s Paper Doll Primer: Activities & Amusements for the Curious Paper Artist by Emily Winfield Martin 

Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design by Faythe Levine and Cortney Heimerl 

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