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Playful Patchwork Page 5

Happy and colorful patchwork projects for the modern sewer.

February 2011 $ 19.99 ÂŁ 14.99 $ 21.99 CAN


Playful Patchwork Happy, Colorful, and Irresistible Ideas and Instruction for Modern Piecework, Appliqué, and Quilting Suzuko Koseki ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-605-9 $19.99 US £14.99 UK $21.99 CAN 8.25 x 10 in 210 x 254 mm

128 pages, PB 150 color photos Rights: World English excluding Japan Word Count 15,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Patchwork Ct. Qty. 12

In Playful Patchwork, author Suzuko Koseki takes readers through a variety of different uses for fun, creative patchwork. The book shows step by-step instruction and photos for piecework, appliqué, and quilting to inspire a diverse range of projects. Koseki provides hundreds of interesting combinations of colors, shapes, and patterns and how to use them to make beautiful purses and bags, quilts and pillows, hats and book covers, and much more. With Playful Patchwork the possibilities are endless.


Playful Patchwork

February 2011


Hand Made Weddings Page 6

All you need to create a personal, handcrafted wedding.

February 2011 $ 19.99 ÂŁ 14.99 $ 21.99 CAN


One-of-a-Kind Handmade Weddings

February 2011

Easy-to-Make Projects for Stylish, Unforgettable Details Laura Maffeo and Colleen Mullaney ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-610-3 $19.99 US £14.99 UK $21.99 CAN

192 pages, PB 160 color photos All rights available Word Count 20,000 Crafts & Hobbies Ct. Qty. 12

8.75 x 10.25 in 222 x 260 mm

One-of-a-Kind Handmade Weddings is filled with ideas to inspire today’s bride-to-be. The book is filled with extra-special touches that will quickly and easily personalize any event—whether it’s in a ballroom or at the beach. Centerpieces in bloom, candlelit walkways, perfect accessories for flower girls and grooms, a memory scrapbook, table lanterns, a fishbowl of wishes, and save-the-dates—these are just a few of the many decorative details. There are a wide range of projects and additional design ideas for the planning, ceremony, and celebration. Readers can choose from among the easy step-by-step projects—or look for inspiration in the photo gallery of design ideas to create their own signature style.


Hand Made Weddings

February 2011


Quilting 101 Page 7

Written for the absolute beginner, this trusted quilting workshop in a book now includes an instructional DVD.

Includes DVD

March 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99


March 2011

Quilting 101 Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-573-1 $24.99 US £16.99 UK $27.99 CAN 7.25 x 9 in 184 x 229 mm

176 pages, PLC Spiral w/DVD 400 color photos All rights available Word Count 35,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Quilts & Quilting Ct. Qty. 12

All the quilting information a beginner needs to get started, plus 16 projects arranged from easiest to most difficult taught with numbered instructions and photos. Written for the absolute beginner in a workbook style that ensures the reader’s success, this tried and true book has been a cornerstone among the CPI Craft books since 2002. We’ve updated it with a new format and included an instructional DVD that includes a complete how-to video that illustrates quilting basics, demonstrates all projects and offers the complete book pages in PDF format.


Quilting 101

March 2011


Sewing 101 Page 9

Written for the absolute beginner, this trusted sewing workshop in a book now includes instructional DVD.

Includes DVD

Revised & Updated

March 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99


March 2011

Sewing 101 Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-574-8 $24.99 US £16.99 UK $27.99 CAN

224 pages, PLC Spiral w/DVD 500 color photos Rights sold: French Word Count 35,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Sewing Ct. Qty. 12

7.25 x 9 in 184 x 229 mm

All the sewing information a beginner needs to get started, plus 20 projects arranged from easiest to most difficult taught with numbered instructions and photos. Written for the absolute beginner in a workbook style that ensures the reader’s success, this tried and true book has been a cornerstone among the CPi craft books since 2002. We’ve updated it with new photography, a new format, and it now includes an instructional DVD which includes complete step-by-step sewing basics, demonstrates all projects, and offers the complete book pages in PDF format.


Sewing 101

March 2011


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March 2011

Wild & Wonderful Fleece Animals

Includes full-size, fold-out patterns and templates for each of the 20 projects.

New In Paperback

March 2011 $ 17.99 ÂŁ 12.99 $ 19.99


Wild and Wonderful Fleece Animals

March 2011

20 Projects with Full-Size Patterns

Linda Carr ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-578-6 $17.99 US ÂŁ12.99 UK $19.99 CAN 8.5 x 11 in 216 x 279 mm

112 pages, PB 250 color photos Rights sold: Swedish Word Count 15,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Stuffed Animals Ct. Qty. 12

Fleece is soft, warm, easy to work with, and simple to sew—requiring no lining or edge-finishing. Even brand-new sewers can make the perfect gift in a weekend, or less! New in paperback, this book provides easy step-by-step instruction to make a range of cuddly fleece creatures to keep or give away-in a variety of colors, textures, and patterns. Each of the 20 animals is featured in a full-size photograph, along with a variation in one or more colors or sizes. There are easy-to-follow line drawings and step bystep text instruction for construction and assembly of each one. Linda adds her own creative touches to each of the simple shapes-decorative trims, bright appliques, and quick, secure closures.


The Complete Photo Guide to Page 10

Window Treatments Offers both inspirational photography and complete instructions for more than 50 styles.

Revised & Updated

April 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99


The Complete Photo Guide to Window Treatments

April 2011

2nd Edition Linda Neubauer ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-607-3 $24.99 US ÂŁ16.99 UK $27.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

304 pages, PB 800 color photos Rights sold: Russian Word Count 40,000 House & Home/Design & Construction Ct. Qty. 12

The Complete Photo Guide to Window Treatments has been a bestseller in the CPi line for several years. Now updated with fresh photography and the latest information, this second edition is sure to continue that winning streak. Complete instructions for making 50 different window treatments are designed for the DIY home sewer, but the methods are the same ones used by professional workrooms. This is the most comprehensive book of its kind on the market, offering the reader both inspiring location photography and step-by-step instructions for every aspect of making window treatments, from measuring the window to hanging the finished project.


The Complete Photo Guide to Page 10

Window Treatments Offers both inspirational photography and complete instructions for more than 50 styles.

Revised & Updated

April 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99


Origami 101 Page 11

A complete origami workshop with illustrated instructions, DVD, and paper for folding.

Includes DVD

July 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99 CAN


July 2011

Origami 101 Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction Benjamin John Coleman ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-606-6 $24.99 US ÂŁ16.99 UK $27.99 CAN

192 pages, PLC Spiral w/DVD 500 color photos All rights available Word Count 25,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Paper crafts Ct. Qty. 12

7.25 x 9 in 184 x 229 mm

Origami 101 includes 50 projects from easiest to most difficult taught with numbered instructions, photos, and folding illustrations. It is written for the absolute beginner in a workbook style that ensures the reader’s success and includes an instructional DVD with complete step-by-step video instruction, printable origami papers and a PDF offering the complete book pages in electronic format.


Origami 101

July 2011


Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads Page 12

Make beautiful jewelry with precious metal clay, a versatile and durable material that yields fantastic results.

New In Paperback

July 2011 $ 15.99 ÂŁ 12.99 $ 17.99


July 2011

Jewelry Arts Workshop

Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads Linda Kaye-Moses ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-611-0 $15.99 US ÂŁ12.99 UK $17.99 CAN 9.25 x 9.25 in 235 x 235 mm

160 pages, PB 190 color photos All rights available Word Count 12,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Jewelry Ct. Qty. 12

Precious metal clay (PMC) is an innovative material that combines the workability of clay with the beautiful finish and durability of precious metals. The material is easy to manipulate and shape by hand to make beads for bracelets, necklaces, and other jewelry. New in paperback, this book contains fifteen projects for creating fine silver beads and a design gallery of 25 additional jewelry pieces. Intro chapters include information about tools and techniques. Projects are organized workshop-style, to build skills cumulatively.


Tailoring Page 13

Revised & Updated

The most trusted guide to tailoring on the market, now with updated information and a fresh new look.

May 2011 $ 18.99 ÂŁ 14.99 $ 20.99 CAN


May 2011

Tailoring The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket Updated and Revised Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-609-7 $18.99 US ÂŁ14.99 UK $20.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

144 pages, PB 400 color photos Rights sold: UK Word Count 20,000 Crafts & Hobbies/Sewing Ct. Qty. 12

The most trusted guide to jacket tailoring on the market, Tailoring belongs on every sewer’s bookshelf. Everything the sewer needs to know for making a custom-fitted, couturequality jacket or coat that fits and flatters. The reader can choose from alternate tailoring methods that are quick but effective or require more time and patience. These proven methods, still as valued and reliable as they were twenty years ago, are now updated for the latest fashion trends.


Tailoring

May 2011


The Complete Guide to

Greenhouses & Garden Projects Page 15

Dynamic, colorful step by-step photos of highly appealing greenhouse and gardening projects.

March 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99 CAN


Black & Decker® The Complete Guide to Greenhouses & Garden Projects

Page 15

Greenhouses, Cold Frames, Compost Bins, Garden Carts, Planter Beds, Potting Benches & More Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-599-1 $24.99 US £16.99 UK $27.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

210 x 275 mm 240 pages, PB w/flaps 700 color photos All rights available Word Count 50,000 Gardening/Greenhouses Ct. Qty. 12

One of the hottest consumer trends is the new importance on outdoor living, and nothing brings the outdoor home to life like a greenhouse and other accessories to help grow and nurture landscape greenery. This book includes plans and step-by-step instructions for constructing and appointing greenhouses of several varieties, from glass-wall to hoop house; some from kits, some from scratch; also includes plans and steps for other garden structures and accessories. This book includes projects suitable to homes and landscapes of all types—urban, suburban, and rural.


The Complete Guide to

Greenhouses & Garden Projects

March 2011


The Complete Guide to Wiring

Page 16

Revised & Updated Includes DVD

Number 1 best-seller with the most accurate and complete wiring information on the market.

May 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 17.99 $ 27.99 CAN


Black & Decker® The Complete Guide to Wiring, 5th Edition, with DVD

May 2011

Current with 2011–2013 Electrical Codes Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-601-1 $24.99 US £17.99 UK $27.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

352 pages, PB w/flaps + DVD 900 color photos All rights available Word Count 75,000 House & Home/Do-It-Yourself/ Electrical Ct. Qty. 12

The Complete Guide to Wiring has been America’s very best-selling consumer wiring book for more than a decade, with previous editions selling more than 1 million copies. This fifth edition has been updated to comply with 2011-2013 Electrical Codes. It also includes an all new Home Automation chapter, major revisions to lighting and ventilation equipment hookups, and new material on working with conduit and raceways.


The Complete Guide to Wiring

May 2011


The Complete Guide to Built-Ins Page 17

Revised & Updated

Number 1 best-seller with the most accurate and complete wiring information on the market.

August 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99 CAN


Black & Decker® The Complete Guide to Wiring, 5th Edition, with DVD

August 2011

Current with 2011–2013 Electrical Codes Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-602-8 $24.99 US £16.99 UK $27.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

240 pages, PB w/flaps 700 color photos All rights available Word Count 53,000 House & Home/Do-It-Yourself/ Carpentry Ct. Qty. 12

Nothing says quality and luxury like a custom built-in storage unit, and no project offers greater satisfaction and cost savings than a DIY built-in project. This detailed DIY book gives complete illustrated instructions for dozens of must-have built-in projects, including window seats, home theater units, buffed cabinets, and bathroom storage units. “A fine choice for public libraries.” — Library Journal


The Complete Guide to Built-Ins

August 2011


The Complete Guide to a Better Lawn Page 18

A comprehensive guide to lawn care equipment, materials and techniques.

May 2011 $ 24.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 27.99 CAN


May 2911

Black & Decker® The Complete Guide to a Better Lawn How to Plant, Maintain & Improve Your Yard & Lawn Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-600-4 $24.99 US £16.99 UK $27.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

224 pages, PB w/flaps 650 color photos All rights available Word Count 50,000 Gardening/Lawns Ct. Qty. 12

At heart, almost every homeowner would love to have a better lawn— greener, denser, healthier. This book is an up-to-date, environmentally responsible approach to lawn care with mainstream appeal. It focuses on dozens of common lawn problems, offering detailed solutions to each one. An ideal reference for busy homeowners who want better grass quickly and easily.


The Complete Guide to a Better Lawn

May 2011


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Spanish Language Editions


DIY Solar Projects Page 19

Now any homeowner can participate in the solar energy movement.

June 2011 $ 21.99 ÂŁ 14.99 $ 23.99 CAN


June 2011

DIY Solar Projects How to Put the Sun to Work in Your Home Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-603-5 $21.99 US £14.99 UK $23.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

176 pages, PB 150 color photos All rights available Word Count 40,000 House & Home/Sustainable Living Ct. Qty. 12

Advances in solar technology have made many DIY-friendly products available to consumers, several of which will be hitting the market for the first time in 2011. These include solar water heaters, solar battery charging stations, solar powered lights, photovoltaic shingles that provide supplementary electricity, solar heat pumps, and solar panel kits that generate primary home electrical service. Among the step-by-step projects is a solar water heating system you can build and install yourself for under $1000; simple thermosyphon solar heat collectors for barns and outbuildings; or “heat grabbers” that you can fabricate for $50 in materials and position below a south-facing window to provide auxiliary winter heat.


DIY Solar Projects Page 19

Now any homeowner can participate in the solar energy movement.

June 2011 $ 21.99 ÂŁ 14.99 $ 23.99 CAN


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Bicycling A Reintroduction Page 20

Covers all aspects of cycling for the beginner using high-quality color photos. Emphasizes practical information.

June 2011 $ 16.99 ÂŁ 16.99 $ 18.99 CAN


Bicycling: A Reintroduction

June 2011

A Visual Guide to Choosing, Repairing, Maintaining & Operating a Bicycle Karen Ruth ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-604-2 $16.99 US ÂŁ16.99 UK $18.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.8125 in 210 x 275 mm

128 pages, PB 100 color photos All rights available Word Count 40,000 Sports & Recreation/Cycling Ct. Qty. 12

Interest in bicycling is growing rapidly, with worldwide industry sales up 10 to 25% per year over the past decade. There are currently 450 million bicycles owned in the US, with over 60 million adult riders. Interest in commuting (gas prices), health and fitness (boomers retiring), and environmental concerns (zero emissions) are converging to make bicycling a subject area of continued high growth. This book is designed as an introduction to bicycling, and features current information along with professional quality step-by-step and identification photos.


Bicycling A Reintroduction

June 2011


ManSkills Page 21

Clear, practical advice.

May 2011 $ 15.99 ÂŁ 9.99 $ 17.99 CAN


May 2011

ManSkills How to Avoid Embarrassment and Impress Everyone Chris Peterson ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-631-8 $15.99 US ÂŁ9.99 UK $17.99 CAN 5 x 7.75 in 127 x 197 mm

224 pages, Flexi-bind 100 photos/illustrations All rights available Word Count 15,000 House & Home/Do It Yourself/ General Ct. Qty. 12

Using alight but practical tone, the book covers everything a man needs to know in today’s world. Includes tips on home repair, car repair, electronics, cleaning, personal grooming, fine dining, traveling, etiquette, outdoor skills and the fine art of conversation.


Manskills

May 2011


Here’s How Page 22

Painting New, lower price point book includes all the essential information for painting interior rooms with popular techniques.

December 2010 $ 9.99 ÂŁ 6.99 $ 9.99


December 2010

Black & Decker® Here’s How...Painting Tools & Techniques for 18 Painting Designs Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-629-5 $9.99 US £6.99 UK $9.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.75 in 210 x 275 mm

96 pages, PB 300 photos/illustrations All rights available House & Home/Decorating Ct. Qty. 12

Full color how to photography demonstrates some of the most popular interior painting designs today. From start to finish, this book gives the reader information on everything from choosing paint and tools to cleaning up when the project is done. In between, there are 18 different techniques for painting interior rooms and furniture, including sponge painting, mosaics and faux designs.


Here’s How

Painting

December 2010


Here’s How Page 23

Windows New, lower price point book includes all the essential information for painting interior rooms with popular techniques.

December 2010 $ 9.99 ÂŁ 6.99 $ 9.99


December 2010

Black & Decker®

Here’s How...Windows Big Savings at a Bargain Price Editors of Creative Publishing international ISBN-13: 978-1-58923-628-8 $9.99 US £6.99 UK $9.99 CAN 8.25 x 10.75 in 210 x 275 mm

96 pages, PB 300 photos/illustrations All rights available House & Home/Remodeling & Renovation Ct. Qty. 12

Offers the basics of window installation and repair with complete how to steps and full color photography. Features 18 step by step projects with a value priced offering that appeals to today’s most practical homeowners.


Here’s How

Windows

December 2010


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