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28 February 2013 981 views 85 Comments

by heather

5 craft books from DollarStoreCrafts.com

Who wants five new craft books? You do! This weekend, we're pulling five of the newest, coolest crafty books off our prize shelf to give to you. To enter, scroll down to the bottom of the page and follow the instructions. But before that, check out the books we're giving away. All five of these will go to ONE lucky person!

Doodle Stitching, Embroidery and Beyond

1. Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond: Crewel, Cross Stitch, Sashiko & More
by Aimee Ray

This book has a whole bunch of cute projects that use needlepoint techniques such as embroidery (a quilt, a pouch, a doll skirt, among other projects), applique (apron, cuff, and cuckoo clock project), redwork and crewel (scarf, messenger bag, family tree), Sashiko and Shisha (placemats, curtain, skirt), and cutwork and stumpwork (pincushion, bookmark, and throw pillow).

new dress a day book
2. New Dress a Day: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion Dos from Thrift-Store Don'ts

by Marisa Lynch

This is the book that was born of the fabulous blog New Dress a Day in which author Marisa Lynch took on a challenge to DIY ONE OUTFIT every day on a budget of just $1! The following 365 days resulted in tons of cute looks that were refashioned from thrifted or cast-off clothing. Imagine a muu-muu being transformed into a cute little dress, and you get the picture. You'll love the blog, and the book is awesome too! You'll find a whole variety of DIY fashion projects, from dresses, to t-shirts, to making costumes from thrift store finds.

knit your own zombie bookKnit Your Own Zombie: Over 1,000 Combinations to Rip 'n' Reassemble for Horrifying Results
by Fiona Goble

You can probably imagine that my three boys were pretty big fans of this book when it arrived in the mail. The knit zombie patterns are really adorable (adorably creepy!), and you can customize them by assembling the dolls any way you want, using different parts of patterns for ghoulish torsos and malformed limbs. Patterns for a classic zombie, Frankenstein's Monster (the original zombie!), a zombie cop, and even a female zombie fatale are including, among other patterns.


return of the stupid sock creaturesReturn of the Stupid Sock Creatures: Evolutions, Mutations, and Other Creations

by John Murphy

I tell ya what you're gonna do. You're gonna buy some funky socks at the dollar store, then you're gonna make a whole load of cute "stupid sock creatures." This book is full of lots of fun creatures to make out of socks! Visit John's site for more Stupid Creatures.

adventures in pompom landAdventures in Pompom Land: 25 Cute Projects Made from Handmade Pompoms

by Myko Diann Bocek

Using yarn and wool roving, author Myko Diann Bocek creates the most adorable pompom creatures, such as the bluebird featured on the cover. Other adorable creatures in the book are a bushy-tailed squirrel, a woodland fox, and a swan.

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85 Comments »

  • Kaitlin said:

    Emroidery and Beyond! I love Aimee Ray!

  • Sydney Hillman said:

    It’d have to be a tie between New Dress A Day & Doodle Stitching! :D <3

  • Diana said:

    Doodle Stitching Embroidery & Beyond

  • Jackie said:

    Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond: Crewel, Cross Stitch, Sashiko & More by Aimee Ray

  • courtney s said:

    I love the new dress a day book :)

  • Alicia said:

    I would love the new dress a day book!

  • HollowSquirrel said:

    ooooh awesome craft books!

  • Beth C said:

    Knit Your Own Zombie: Over 1,000 Combinations to Rip ‘n’ Reassemble for Horrifying Results

  • Sydney said:

    I would adore the stupid sock creatures book please.

  • Shawn B! said:

    New dress a day!

  • Jessi said:

    I think the dress book loves fabulous!

  • Katherine said:

    The pom pom one looks like it would fit the most with my skills. I’d love to do the dress one, but my sewing is very limited (buttons, small holes, etc.)

  • Samantha said:

    I want the sock creatures! They’re fun!

  • Rachel Joyce @ Architecture of a Mom said:

    I want the adventures in pompom land book! thanks for the giveaway!

  • Katelyn Brouwer said:

    I would LOVE LOVE LOVE that new dress a day book. Looks so fun!!

  • natalie said:

    Knit Your Own Zombie. I knit while I watch The Walking Dead every Sunday! How fun would it be to knit a zombie while watching them.

  • Tara @ Suburble said:

    I think that the pompom one would be perfect for me! I love sweet little crafts like that!

  • Jessica said:

    embroidery and zombies what’s not to lovd

  • donna walker said:

    So hard to choose from such great books but Knit Your Own Zombie. I am a horror crafting junkie and the zombies are so scarily cute!

  • Elena said:

    They all look neat but I’m especially interested in New Dress a Day!

  • Jackie M said:

    Hard Hard question which book. They are pretty incredible. Embroidery and beyond. Real hard to decide such great choices.

  • Cira said:

    I’d love the first book! :)

  • Linda Smith said:

    I would love them all, but the doodle stitching book would be my 1st pick.

  • Angela Roses said:

    Embroidery and Beyond looks great!

  • Jenny Bolech said:

    Adventures in pompom land for me! Looks adorable!

  • Elizabeth said:

    I LOVE Pom-Poms!!!

  • Joanna Y said:

    New Dress a Day looks awesome!

  • Lyn said:

    Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond: Crewel, Cross Stitch, Sashiko & More!

  • Amelia said:

    The New Dress a Day blog is soooo inspiring! I bet the book is even better!

  • Elmarie said:

    Pick Me, Pick Me!!! Wow 5 new craft books and they all look great.
    I think I would try out the Pompom and the Dress A Day one first and
    then move on to the others. Thanks for the chance.

  • Eliana said:

    They all seem very interesting and helpful for me right now, I´m a new seamstress and I started by making some thing for my daughter so in the Doodle Stitching book I see potencial in how to embelish my creations. In the Return of the Stupid Sock Creatures and Adventures in Pompom Land books I see how I could make toys and gift for her and our friends that would be a hit! Knit Your Own Zombie, would be the favorite of my guy, he is a zombie freak, and I see marketing potencial, those zombies would sell at my local arts and crafts fairs. Finally in New Dress a Day I saw something unique, (besides the marvel of creating goirgeous clothes) she wrote from the heart, from her experiences and it it seeps through when you read it, that book`s preview gave me the overall feeling of talking fashion to a friend, so I would choose that one…

  • Kim said:

    Would love to win! Love the zombies!

  • domestic diva said:

    They all look great, but new dress a day seems especially interesting.

  • Heather said:

    I love the Zombie book!

  • Heather said:

    I love the Zombie one! And the dress one. So hard to choose…

  • SmilynStef said:

    Embroidery & beyond looks like a lot of fun

  • Megan said:

    Embroidery & beyond

  • Madison said:

    The book that I want the most is New Dress A Day.

  • Tesa said:

    I would love the New Dress a Day: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion Dos from Thrift-Store Don’ts Book

  • Tiffany said:

    I just love the Doodle Stitching Series of books.

  • Aarika said:

    Knit Your Own Zombie! So cool.

  • Carmen said:

    They are all great, but I want Doodle Stitching the most

  • Sydney said:

    New dress a day Please!

  • Reina Miranda said:

    Yay craft books!!!

  • Erin Lindsey said:

    I love this! Most, I would want Adventures in Pom Pom Land.

  • Vone said:

    Fun books, I always want more books to look through and get inspired by.

  • Heidi said:

    Embroidery and Beyond!

  • Kathryn said:

    It is toss up between Knit Your Own Zombie and New Dress A Day

  • Chelsea reboulet said:

    I’m torn between the knit your own zombie and pompom land.

  • Gigi W said:

    I want the doodle stitching book, I’ve always wanted to try it

  • Caitlin said:

    New dress a day looks awesome!

  • Mary L. said:

    New dress a day DOES look interesting!

  • Heather said:

    My girls and I would love these books!

  • Heather said:

    Whoops, just read the rafflecopter. New Dress a Day is tops on my list.

  • Hilary said:

    Awesome giveaway :) I love the New Dress A Day, her blog is one of my favorites.

  • Samantha said:

    Pom poms please.

  • Melissa said:

    Embroidery and beyond!!

  • lulu said:

    I would love any or all of these books and if I don’t win I am going to have to hunt down and buy my own copy of the Sock Creature book — that looks hilarious!

  • Christine said:

    I would love to have the Doodle Stitching book and the New Dress Daily.

  • Carol said:

    I didn’t know there was The return of stupid sock creatures! How adorable. I’ve got the first book and couldn’t stop making plushies

  • Kim said:

    Would love all five of them but I am especially interested in the Adventures of Pompoms.

  • katy said:

    New Dress a Day looks wonderful!

  • Monica said:

    I would love New Dress A Day!

  • Sandra C said:

    I most want Adventures in Pom Pom Land.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Leigh A said:

    Pompom Land. They are soo cute!

  • Lian said:

    OMG! Knit your own zombie! That would be amazing. Would love any of these books as they look so fascinating to have a go at. xx

  • Teresa said:

    New Dress A Day sounds like so much fun!

  • christin said:

    New Dress a Day for sure!

  • Leighann said:

    I’d like New Dress a Day… and the Pompom book.

  • Laura said:

    Doodle Stitching for sure!

  • lynaeve said:

    adventures in pom pom land. I just ordered a pom pom maker about a week ago. I can’t wait until it gets here.

  • Cindy said:

    I can’t get past how cute the bird on the cover of the pompom book is!

  • Francisca S. said:

    ALL OF THEM :) but in particular the zombie knitting book!

  • Elizabeth Miller said:

    adventures in pompom land.

  • Ashley said:

    The sock creature book looks awesome!

  • megan said:

    I want New Dress A Day sooo badly!

  • Abbhi said:

    Oooh..these giveaways are awesome…

  • thepricklypinecone said:

    I would most like doodle stitching!

  • ThatBrunette said:

    Doodle Stitching is fun to say! I love working on little hand crafts.

  • Jocelyn said:

    Adventures in Pompom Land looks like so much fun!

  • YooperGal said:

    I would love the new dress a day book!

  • Sarita said:

    I would love to have Doodle Stitching!

  • Honex said:

    I think the zombie book looks hilarious. I also think the pom pom book is cute too.

  • Amy said:

    I love all of them, but I would really love to have the sock creature book! My kids would love them!
    Thank you.
    Amy

  • Jennifer McNaught said:

    I love those sock creatures! I might have to learn how to knit me some zombies too!

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