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ColorSense: Creative Color Combinations for Crafters

By Susan Levin

 

Take the guesswork out of choosing colors for any craft, fashion or home decor project. Written by the co-inventor of the Rainbow Pick, Point and Match Color Selector, ColorSense includes an easy-to-read introduction and 175 pages of color combinations. It also features the unique ColorSense® color wheel, 91 color swatches and 6 cutout templates. Just place the swatches under the templates to see how they appear in different proportions and against white, grey, beige or black backgrounds.

 

Over 6000 tried and true color combinations show how
one-, two-, three- and four-color combinations will look as tints, pure color or shades. You’ll find inspiration for every project!

 

Hardcover with concealed spiral spine

ISBN-13: 978-1-933027-29-6  6½ x 8½ inches • 228 pages

Published June 2008             Suggested Retail $19.95

Click here to purchase this book from Sixth & Spring Books

Also available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and independent craft and book stores nationwide.


SHOW ME HOW: Knitting

By Susan Levin and Gloria Tracy


SHOW ME HOW: Quilting

By Susan Levin and Gloria Tracy

                  
 

Show Me How: Knitting and Show Me How: Quilting present how-to instructions for kids in a unique format that encourages interaction between kids and adults. Each two-part box set introduces the fun of crafts with a story for ages 8-12. Younger children will love having each story read to them; older kids will enjoy it on their own.

 

In the charming knitting tale Mary Ruth and her brother Jacob visit their grandma. When a thunderstorm causes a blackout they are left without TV or video games. Their grandma (pretty hip for an older chick) comes to the rescue with…knitting! After some initial skepticism, especially on Jacob’s part, both kids learn to knit and love it.

 

The Quilting story revolves around Mary Ruth's sick classmate who is comforted by the quilt her classmates create.

 

Volume two of each set details the how-to basics written from Mary Ruth’s point-of–view. No fancy talk or long sentences. Just simple-speak like “Poke the needle in the back.” Easy projects suitable for girls or boys complete a compact introduction to these popular hobbies. Even adults who don’t knit or quilt will be tempted to learn along with the kids when following the easy instructions. Then the whole family will be able to enjoy these crafts solo for a long, long time.

Show Me How: Knitting
ISBN-13: 978-1-933027-28-9
Hardcover/box set • 6.75 x 7.25 inches • 72 pages

Published December 2007, Suggested Retail $14.95

Show Me How: Quilting
ISBN-13: 978-1-933027-27-2

Hardcover/box set • 6.75 x 7.25 inches • 72 pages

Published December 2007, Suggested Retail $14.95

Click here to purchase either of these books from Sixth & Spring Books.
Also available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and independent craft and book stores nationwide.


CROCHET YOUR WAY
By Gloria Tracy and Susan Levin

  Crochet Your Way has it all. A comprehensive guide for beginners and experienced crocheters, it starts with the basics then continues with a fun afghan that teaches 20 different stitches. Each stitch and variation is accompanied by written directions, international symbols and clear illustrations for both left- and right-handers. The book also has over 35 additional creative projects that include accessories, sweaters, and home decor projects illustrated with many photos and step-by-step drawings.

ISBN: 1-56158-310-3

Paperback • 8.5 x 11 inches • 218 pages

Published February 2000, Suggested Retail $22.95
Click here to purchase this book from Taunton Press
Also available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and independent craft and book stores nationwide.

 

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