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16 ply wool Red Brown 250gm skein

By: MERCURIUS

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 13319


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Rose Windows and How To Make Them: Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts

By: MEYERBROEKER, HELGA, LAWSON, POLLY

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1994

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0863151965


colour illustrations One of the glories of the medieval cathedrals was the rich display of colour and light in their great stained glass rose windows. Following the same patterns but using simple materials, this book shows how you can make decorative transparencies to hang in a window at home or in school. The author gives step-by-step instructions on how to build up a design out of flower and star shapes, or snowflake and crystal motifs. She describes how to make more complex and magnificent rosettes, reminiscent of the rose windows of old. In the second half of the book, the author sho... View more info

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Transparent Window Scenes Through the Year

By: MICHAELA KRONSHAGE AND SYLVIA SCHWARTZ

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14398

ISBN: 1782503250


Beautiful tissue-paper window scenes are a lovely way to bring colour and light into a home or classroom. This book has full instructions and templates for making a range of striking window transparencies that capture the mood of the seasons: yellow daffodils for spring, a red sailing boat for summer, orange leaves in autumn, a blue sled for snowy winter. Children will love seeing the transformation when colours are layered and the light falls through them. The projects in this book will support both beginner and expert, teachers of parents in developing cutting and layering skills, ... View more info

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Creative Wool Making Woollen Crafts with Children

By: NEUSCHUTZ, KARIN, BEARD, SUSAN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 12526

ISBN: 0863158005


colour illustrations This lively full-colour illustrated craft book shows how to make a range of handicrafts from fleece and yarn, including toys, friendship bracelets and braids, balls, pompoms, dolls, dolls' clothes and animals. With clear diagrams and step-by-step instructions, the book starts by introducing children to basic methods of spinning yarn, crocheting, knitting and felting. There is a broad range of projects for children of all ages to complete, working together with adults. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 12526] View more info

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Sewing Dolls

By: NEUSCHUTZ, KARIN, BEARD, SUSAN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 968

ISBN: 086315719X


colour illustrations Adults and children alike will love making and playing with these dolls, which are all made from natural materials. Patterns are provided for a range of dolls: small dolls for the littlest child, baby dolls, larger dolls to dress up, knitted dolls and dolls with move able arms and legs. With different hairstyles and clothing options, the dolls can be varied endlessly. The book contains all the necessary patterns and detailed instructions, and is richly illustrated with color photographs and drawings. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 968] View more info

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Making Woodland Crafts Using Green Sticks, Rods, Poles, Beads and String

By: PATRICK HARRISON

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 14858

ISBN: 1907359842


Through a series of visually stunning hand-drawn illustrations, Making Woodland Crafts guides the reader on a productive journey through the woods. It provides the basic knowledge and skills to complete a range of both simple and more advanced craft projects, from functional structures to creative outdoor play forms. You will learn to choose and work your wood effectively, use simple tools, tie knots and develop your own designs. Projects include building masks and puppets, night torches, staffs, arrows, jewellery, ladders, shelters and chairs for stargazing. This book is the perfect ... View more info

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Earthwise Environmental Crafts and Activities with Young Children

By: PETRASH, CAROL

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1992

Seller ID: 581

ISBN: 0863151582


80 illustrations Earthwise is full of practical ideas for nature crafts and seasonal activities to encourage young children to be aware of their environment. The activities are carefully written and beautifully illustrated, and will encourage children to develop a respect for nature, the earth and all living creatures. Children will learn about their dependence on the earth's produce (by taking stalks of wheat and turning them into bread-flour); how to create and not just consume (by making their own gifts); how to make butter and grow food (even in the city); and how to make outdoor pla... View more info

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Felt Farm, A

By: REINHARD, ROTRAUD, CARDWELL, ANNA

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 1026

ISBN: 0863157890


colour illustrations This craft book contains step-by-step instructions and beautiful colour photographs showing how to make an entire farm: with a range of felted animals, people and tools, as well as the farmyard itself. The second part of the book is a lovely illustrated story. It uses the characters, animals and settings from the first part to tell the story of a fun-filled day on a farm. You may choose to just make a couple of animals to supplement an existing farm set, or the entire farm, which is a great project for the whole family. Younger ones can make apples, balls or puddles ... View more info

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Making the Children's Year Seasonal Waldorf Crafts with Children

By: ROWLING, MARIJE

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 14825

ISBN: 1907359699


Thirty years since its original publication, The Children's Year has been a much-loved book that has never been out of print. Now titled Making the Children’s Year, with colour illustrations and new projects that bring it up to date, it will appeal to a new generation of families keen to engage children in creative play, the seasons, and the joy of handcrafting. Marije Rowling revisits the book she originally coauthored with two friends, bringing new inspiration and ideas to a modern readership. Packed with all kinds of crafts, from paper crafting to building dens, she brings th... View more info

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Magic Wool Fruit Children

By: SCHAFER, CHRISTINE

Price: $29.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12527

ISBN: 0863159508


180 colour illustrations Unspun sheep's wool, also known as magic wool, is the perfect material to craft an enchanting collection of miniature fruit children, which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike and are perfect for a nature corner or seasonal table. Christine Schafer, author of Magic Wool Fairies, includes detailed instructions on how to create fruits for every season -- berries, acorns, apples, plums, mandarins, toadstools, pumpkins -- and delightful little people to match. This book provides step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and diagrams, which clearly show th... View more info

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Magic Wool Mermaids, Fairies and Nymphs through the Seasons

By: SCHAFER, CHRISTINE

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13960

ISBN: 1782500383


Unspun sheep's wool—magic wool—is a soft, vibrant material, perfect for making fairies and characters to suit every season. Inspired by ancient tales, myths and festivals, Christine Schäfer gives detailed instructions for a range of wonderful seasonal projects. From fluffy Easter bunnies through to shimmering mermaids and magnificent King Winter, this book will spark your imagination and kick-start your creativity. The book includes step-by-step instructions, color photographs, and diagrams that make it suitable for both beginners and those who have experien... View more info

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Magic Wool Fairies

By: SCHAFER, CHRISTINE, DUNCAN, BERNADETTE, SCHAFER, STEFAN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 12524

ISBN: 0863158269


colour illustrations Unspun sheep's wool, also known as magic wool, is a warm vibrant material, perfect for making these beautiful soft figures. Christine Schafer includes detailed instructions on making fairies and angels for every occasion: flower fairies for a seasonal nature table, fairies for birthday celebrations, guardian angels to watch over a crib and, of course, a range of Christmas angels. This book includes step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and diagrams which clearly show the reader the basics for making simple figures, progressing to detailed instructions for mak... View more info

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Fairy House

By: SCHRAMER, MIKE AND DEBBIE

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Exisle Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 14836

ISBN: 1939629691


Fairy House is a fascinating adventure into the making of miniscule kingdoms of the fairytale realm from objects found in nature. Through more than 350 clear, detailed, full-color photographs and understandable yet whimsical guidance, the reader will learn to fashion intricate, tiny cups from acorn pods and grapevine tendrils, dreamlike beds from delicate flowers and leaves, and an amazing array of other beautiful and unique pieces that will inspire the reader to find their true artistic ability and imagination.  Mike and Debbie Schramer’s nature art has been feat... View more info

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Making Waldorf Dolls Creative Doll-Making with Children

By: SEALEY, MARICRISTIN

Price: $37.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 2112

ISBN: 1903458587


Illustrations Children treasure handmade dolls. Making a simple doll for a child is a gift for life, that encourages the magic of creative play. Kinder Dolls shows how to create handcrafted dolls from natural materials. A range of simple, colourful designs will inspire both beginners and experienced doll makers alike. These dolls are old favourites, originating in Waldorf Steiner kindergartens where parents make dolls together for their children, and for the school. This is the first English handbook on Waldorf dolls. It is accessible to beginners, arises from British doll-maki... View more info

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Spring and Summer Activities Come Rain or Shine Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

By: STEFANIE PFISTER

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15282

ISBN: 1782503757


Race handmade boats, build an insect hotel and create wildflower Easter eggs, all while learning about the natural world -- whatever the weather. This practical and brightly illustrated book is packed with indoor and outdoor crafts and activities, plus fun facts, to entertain and engage curious children during the spring and summer months. All the activities encourage an exploration of nature, from streams and moss, to butterflies and dandelions. Children will love finding out about the natural world through play and creation whether at home or in the classroom. T... View more info

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Making Simple Needle Felts: Forty seasonal projects

By: STERN, STEFFI

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 15422

ISBN: 1907359974


Steffi Stern brings her inimitable energy and enthusiasm to her second book, intended as a back-to-basics guide to making needle-felted objects. Each project includes very clear steps and photos, and Steffi also instructs the reader on basic techniques that will help them to make many other projects as well. The book contains chapters on techniques, materials, tools and accessories. There is a chapter on fairies, angels, and people, and the rest of the book is organised by season; it brims with all kinds of treasures, such as pumpkins, gnomes, strawberries, baubles, birds, bees, snail... View more info

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Making Needle Felted Animals Over 20 Wild, Domestic and Imaginary Creatures

By: STERN, STEFFI AND BUCKLEY, SOPHIE

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 14178

ISBN: 190735946X


This book is an essential guide for anyone interested in the popular craft of needle-felting. Whether you are completely new to needle felting or an experienced felter, this book will have something to offer, whether that is precise instruction or creative inspiration. Written by two authors experienced in making and teaching crafts to students of all ages and abilities, instructions are easy to follow and include practical yet creative ideas to fix common mistakes. Projects arise from a genuine love of the natural world and animals, whether they be family pets or wild creatures whose... View more info

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Finger Strings: A Book of Cat`s Cradles and String Figures A Book of Cat's Cradles and String Figures

By: TAYLOR, MICHAEL, SWAIN, ANN

Price: $36.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 925

ISBN: 0863156657


over 600 colour diagrams Finger string games are a wonderful opportunity for today's children to practise meaningful movement, explore space, interact with others, and exercise their creative spirits. They're also great fun! String games can be particularly useful with children who struggle at school, are dyslexic or who are learning concepts such as 'left and right', 'up and down'. This book contains games that will delight all children, from the very young to those with greater dexterity. Michael Taylor has many years of experience in working with children and has shared his string fig... View more info

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Children's Party Book: For Birthdays and Other Occasions For Birthdays and Other Occasions

By: THOMAS, ANNE, THOMAS, PETER, MUTSAARS, ANJO

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 679

ISBN: 0863156398


colour illustrations Now in its second edition, "The Children's Party Book" has become an invaluable reference for parents and carers short on time and ideas. It contains 240 ideas for games and craft activities that will make any children's party, from 3 to 12 years, go with a swing. All the activities are clearly presented with illustrations, diagrams and step-by-step practical descriptions, and are coded for age-suitability. Special topics covered include: how to celebrate that special birthday; how to make and perform a simple theatre for young children; how to organize parti... View more info

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Beautiful Paper Stars

By: URSULA STILLER, ARMIN TAUBER AND GUDRUN THIELE

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14042

ISBN: 1782502076


Create a sparkling universe of stars with paper and imagination. From glowing lightshades and spring garlands to glittering Christmas wreaths and tree ornaments, making paper stars will brighten your home in every season. The book includes six different traditional methods of star-making -- including folding, cutting and weaving -- to create a world of stunning star variations. Each of the forty projects is illustrated with step-by-step instructions and graded for difficulty to allow you to progress confidently. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 14042] View more info