Posted on

1001 Full-Size Patterns, Projects & Ideas by Better Homes and Gardens

By Better Homes and Gardens

Greater than 1,000 principles will maintain crafters busy year-round.

Full-size styles make any undertaking effortless to complete.

Detailed directions consultant crafters from begin to end.

Show description

Read Online or Download 1001 Full-Size Patterns, Projects & Ideas PDF

Similar crafts & hobbies books

Glass Bead Artistry: Over 200 Playful Designs (Ondori)

Full-color images and line drawings clarify how you can make tiny, gleaming presents of coloured glass beads, together with animals, sea existence and creatures from outer area.

Cover To Cover: Creative Techniques For Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums

Even a newbie can commence correct out generating uniquely captivating and chic journals, albums, scrapbooks, and extra. Envision hand-crafted books to carry your writings, poems, images, and keepsakes. greater than a hundred and seventy photographs to encourage, and enormous quantities of illustrations to steer readers in the course of the fundamentals of a virtually endless number of creative types.

European Post-Medieval Tapestries and Related Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This scholarly two-volume catalog of the Metropolitans ecu post-Medieval wall and furnishings tapestries has been meticulously researched and produced. each one tapestry is gifted separately with an outline and a photo (most are black-and-white) and data as acceptable approximately its situation, the resource of the layout, the topic, the weaver and date, comparable tapestries, background of the piece, and former exhibitions and courses.

Basic Bookbinding

A couple of books exist already which deal kind of totally with e-book crafts and in addition with complicated bookbinding, few of them conceal in any element the elemental tools of binding within the less complicated types. This booklet is an try to bridge the distance by means of offering step-by-step directions within the crucial operations enthusiastic about the binding of books through hand in fabric and in library sort.

Extra info for 1001 Full-Size Patterns, Projects & Ideas

Sample text

They call it an SI3. All it really is, is an I1 diamond with a PR agent! If someone tries to sell you an SI3, don’t be fooled. It’s just an imperfect stone. Color Diamonds come in virtually all colors of the rainbow, from the “beautiful violet” of the Hope diamond to shades of blue, brown, gray, orange, etc. But colored diamonds are very rare and precious. Chances are, all the diamonds you’ll see in your diamond shopping will be white or yellow, and the whiter the better. The yellow color in diamonds comes from nitrogen, and as a rule, the more yellow the stone, the less value it has.

Qxd:Layout 1 6/12/08 10:41 AM Page 32 How to Buy a Diamond Old Era Diamond Cuts The old era or non-modern cuts tend to be off-make, or poorly proportioned diamonds. 16 or 17 facets Single Cut High crown Deep pavilion Large culet* Old-Mine High crown Deep pavilion Large culet* Old European *Creates appearance of a hole in the center of the diamond when viewed from above. qxd:Layout 1 6/12/08 10:41 AM Page 33 1 Chapter The 4 Cs Now that you’ve had a look at some diamond shapes, let’s go over the parts of the cut diamond.

What is a “carat”? We already know it’s a measure of weight, not size, but it’s also a word with a fascinating history. Carat is derived from carob, the bean that’s often used as a chocolate substitute. Carob trees grow in the Mediterranean region, and in ancient times a diamond of one carat, or carob, was equal in weight to a single bean, or seed, of the carob tree. In the Far East, rice was used— four grains equalled one carob bean. Eventually the carat was standardized at 200 milligrams (1/5 of a gram), and the grain was standardized at 50 milligrams.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.66 of 5 – based on 8 votes