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eBook Expo

Virtual displays featuring eBooks from UNO Libraries.

Crafters, Unite!

by Tammi Owens

If you already practice a craft or want to get into something new, there are plenty of eBooks for you. This collection brings together introductions to and inspirations for stitching, knitting, crocheting, drawing, folding, and general crafting inside your home or out in nature. Additional books in the catalog include knitting patterns and stitch guides for many more types of handcrafting.

In this display:

  • Greer, B. (Ed.). (2014). Craftivism: The art of craft and activism. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
  • Bravo, K. (2016). Making stuff and doing things: Diy guides to just about everything. Portland, Oregon: Microcosm Publishing.
  • Morgan, C. (2018). Hoop dreams: Modern hand embroidery. New York: Abrams.
  • McCarthy, B. (2010). Knit socks!: 17 classic patterns for cozy feet. North Adams, MA: Storey Pub.
  • Zilboorg, A. (2015). Knitting for anarchists: The what, why and how of knitting. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications.
  • Clark, E. (2013). Itty bitty crocheted critters amigurumi with attitude! Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing.
  • Franquemont, A. (2013). Respect the spindle: Spin infinite yarns with one amazing tool. Cincinnati: F W Media. (2013).
  • Lafosse, M., & Alexander, R. (2012). Trash origami: 25 paper folding projects reusing everyday materials. New York: Tuttle Publishing.
  • Hurtado, D. (2016). Flipping out: Learn to illustrate & create your own animated flip books step by step. MN: Walter Foster Publishing.
  • Winkler, B. (2016). Great zentangle book: Learn to tangle with 101 favorite patterns. Laguna Hills: Quayside Publishing Group.
  • Monaghan, K. (2007). Organic crafts: 75 earth-friendly art activities. Chicago, Ill.: Chicago Review Press.
  • Harris, G. (2017). Easy stuff to make with fluff: Felt weave spin knit crochet - crafting with wooltops and yarns. London: Pavilion Books.
  • Claire, W. (2015). Slow stitch: Mindful and contemplative textile art. n.p.: Pavilion Books.
  • Kirkendall, G., & Escalera, J. (2016). The joy of lettering: A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface. Lake Forest, California: Walter Foster.
  • Ward, C. (2018). Your year in art: A project for every week of the year to overcome blank-page anxiety and inspire creative exploration. Minneapolis: Quarto Knows.