Family Craft Fun Books from Quarto Knows – Yes, I’m Down With This!

September 13, 2017

Quarto Knows

is your go-to for the  best crafting books on the block. Listen peeps, gift season is swiftly approaching! Get this website in your back pocket!

Quarto is killin’ it with a new batch of all-in-one crafting kits. No, not just for amazing kid prezzies. I am totally IN ON THIS ACTION!

So whether you’re interested in macramé, felting, cross-stitch, or embroidery, these kits have everything you need to get started, including the supplies for two projects.

These boxes are the perfect way to learn something new, or to give to loved ones who are interested in needlework but unsure where to start. (Like moi!)

Currently on our studio desks:

Modern Macramé by Justine Vasquez

10 Simple Projects to Enhance Your Home

ISBN: 9780760355022

becker&mayer! | September 19, 2017

Macramé is making a big comeback, and this kit provides exciting and attractive projects inspired by classic favorites, like an owl hanging, and a market shoulder bag. This is macramé for a new generation, though, and includes modern twists like coasters and a customizable hanging shelf. Includes 10 elegant designs, step-by-step instructions, an introduction on knot tying techniques, and all the supplies needed to create a mini plant hanger and a mini wall hanging.

Macrame is back! The retro art of tying cords into patterns has become the home decor trend of the moment. Modern Macrame brings this easy and fun craft up to date with ten stylish projects featuring bright colors, new materials, and elegant lines.

Complete with all the materials you need to make two projects–a mini plant hanger and a mini wall hanging–this fabulous kit also features an illustrated book with instructions for ten sophisticated projects. A knotting tutorial guides you through classic macrame knots to teach you the basics so you can move on to making your own unique designs.

Create items for your home, like the classic hanging owl, or show off your skills to the world with a mesh shoulder bag. Throughout, each project is accompanied by photographic step-by-step instructions that will make you a macramé expert in no time!

Justine Vasquez is a content marketer who has always had a flair for anything crafty. When she is not working or making new macrame pieces, she is finding new, exciting places to take her boys, baking, and drinking a lot of coffee.

[endif]Felt Friends: Woodland Critters by Aimee Ray

Create 20 Cute Forest Friends
ISBN: 9781631063756

becker&mayer! | September 12, 2017

This unique kit includes a fully-illustrated book of 20 cuddly, felted, animals and plants, plus all the tools and supplies needed to create ten sweet woodland creatures. Each project includes step-by-step instructions along with a photo of the finished product and how to customize each critter. Includes an embroidery needle, a fabric pen, die-cut templates, felt embroidery floss, and stuffing; everything you need to get started.

Felt Friends: Woodland Critters gathers a menagerie of lovable felted animals and plants in one fabulous kit, complete with a detailed guide for crafting twenty projects.

From a fuzzy fox to a winking owl, these adorable projects can become a variety of accessories; hanging ornaments, magnets, finger puppets, broaches, garlands, and more! The fully illustrated book includes an introduction to all the stitches and knots needed for the embroidering and sewing projects, and step-by-step instructions and photos of the final product.

This unique kit comes fully stocked with an embroidery needle and a fabric pen, as well as all the materials and supplies needed to create ten projects: acorn, bear, beaver, deer, frog, hedgehog, leaf, raccoon, robin, and tree. Bring these snuggly critters into your home and your heart with felting!

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