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By Jessica Pigza

ISBN-10: 1617690961

ISBN-13: 9781617690969

There's untold wealth in library collections, and, like several sturdy librarian, Jessica Pigza likes to proportion. In BiblioCraft, Pigza hones her literary hunting-and-gathering abilities to assist creatives of every kind, from DIY hobbyists to nice artists, increase initiatives according to library assets. partially I, she explains the right way to reap the benefits of the riches libraries need to offer—both in individual and on-line. partly II, she provides 20+ tasks encouraged by way of library assets from a stellar dressmaker solid, together with STC Craft authors Natalie Chanin, Heather Ross, Liesl Gibson, and Gretchen Hirsch, and Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney. regardless of the quest—historic watermarks reworked into pillows, jap relations crests became coasters, or ancient millinery directions labored into floral fascinators—anyone can make the most of library assets to deliver their inventive visions to existence.

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